De León, a Tejano Family History

by Ana Carolina Castillo Crimm

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Family history,
  • Social Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Sociology,
  • Ethnic Cultures - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - Hispanic American Studies,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • Social Science / Minority Studies,
  • Minority Studies - General,
  • 1765-1833,
  • Biography,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Leon family,
  • Leon, Martin de,,
  • Mexican Americans,
  • Pioneers,
  • Texas,
  • Victoria
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10293243M
ISBN 100292702167
ISBN 109780292702165
OCLC/WorldCa52595113

The collection of essays in Tejano West Texas--many never before published--will correct decades of historiographical oversight by emphasizing the centrality of the Mexican American experience in the history of the region. De León, a true dean of Tejano history, showcases the continued presence and contribution of Mexican Americans to West Texas. Tejano Family History. Day Free Trial. GET STARTED. Tejano Name Meaning. Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to.   Table of Contents:Foreword, Tatcho MindiolaIntroduction, Arnoldo De LeónBeyond Borders: Causes and Consequences of the Mexican Revolution, Paul HartThe Mexican Revolution’s Impact on Tejano Communities: The Historiographic Record, Arnoldo De León La Rinchada: Revolution, Revenge, and the Rangers, –, Richard RibbThe Mexican Author: Arnoldo De León. Book Description Don Martín de León was the only Tejano empresario to settle a colony in Texas, in the days before statehood. Other empresarios, such as Moses Austin and Sterling C. Robertson, were Anglos who had been drawn to Texas by the lure of land.5/5(3).

Read this book on Questia. Like its ground-breaking predecessor, the first general survey of Tejanos, this completely up-to-date revision is a concise political, cultural, and social history of Mexican Americans in Texas from the Spanish colonial era to the present. De León, a Tejano Family History by Crimm, Ana Carolina Castillo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at DE LEÓN, MARTÍN (–). Martín De León, the only Mexican empresario to found a colony in Texas, was born in in Burgos, Nuevo Santander (now Tamaulipas), where his parents, Bernardo and María Galván De León, settled after moving from Burgos, Spain. The De Leóns were an aristocratic family of great wealth; members were educated in Madrid, Paris, and . De León, a true dean of Tejano history, showcases the continued presence and contribution of Mexican Americans to West Texas. This collection begins in the s when settlers of Mexican descent first began migrating to Presidio and then to other sections of the Big Bend. De León then turns his attention to the nineteenth century when Mexican Brand: Texas A&M University Press.

De León: A Tejano Family History. Austin: University of Texas Press, Hardin, Stephen. "Plácido Benavides: Fighting Texas Federalist." In Tejano Leadership in Mexican and Revolutionary Texas, edited by Jesús F. de la Teja. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, Hardin, Stephen. Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas. The first European to see Texas was Alonso Álvarez de Pineda, who led an expedition for the governor of Jamaica, Francisco de Garay, in While searching for a passage between the Gulf of Mexico and Asia, Álvarez de Pineda created the first map of the northern Gulf Coast. This map is the earliest recorded document of Texas history. Between and , four . Tejano Association for Historical Preservation was recently contacted by Dan Arrellano the author of “Tejano Roots, A Family Legend.” He is a descendant of Sergeant Francisco Arellano who was a member of Alamo de Parras Company, La Segunda Compania Volante. Sergeant Francisco Arrellano was stationed at the Alamo in

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University of Texas Press, - History - pages 0 Reviews Combining the storytelling flair of a novelist with a scholar's concern for the facts, Ana Carolina Castillo Crimm here recounts the history of three generations of the de Leon family, one of the founding families of Texas.

Get this from a library. De León, a Tejano a Tejano Family History book history. [A Carolina Castillo Crimm] -- "This is a superb work. The story of the de Leon family is the stuff from which movies are made."--Arnoldo De Leon, C.J.

"Red" Davidson Professor of History, Angelo State University La familia de. Winner, Presidio La Bahia Award, San Antonio Conservation Society Citation, La familia de León was one of the foundation stones on which Texas was built.

Martín de León and his wife Patricia de la Garza left a comfortable life in Mexico for the hardships and uncertainties of the Texas frontier in Together, they established family ranches in South Texas and, in. Being related to the this Tejano family, I definitely had to purchase this book (twice now since I never had my original book returned).

The only part of the book I take issue with is the one about how Agapito De Leon met his fate. Our oral family history accounts differently.5/5(5). Read "De León, a Tejano Family History" by Ana Carolina Castillo Crimm available from Rakuten Kobo. La familia de Len was one of the foundation stones on which Texas was built.

Martn de Len and his wife Patricia de la Ga Brand: University of Texas Press. Q & A with Historian Carolina Castillo Crimm, author of De León: A Tejano Family History As those of you following this blog well know, I'm at work on a book about Far West Texas (that's Texas west of the Pecos) and so reading deep into the history of the wider region that is now Texas and northern Mexico-- for it all connects.

De León, a Tejano Family History Representative of the experiences of many Tejanos whose stories have yet to be written, the history of the de León family is the story of the Tejano settlers of Texas.

Browse this book with Google Preview» If Patricia de la Garza de León, wife of Martín de León, the founder of Victoria, Texas. De León, a Tejano Family History Crimm, Ana Carolina Castillo Published by University of Texas Press Crimm, Ana Carolina Castillo.

De León, a Tejano Family by: 6. De León, a Tejano Family History (English Edition) eBook: Crimm, Ana Carolina Castillo: : Tienda Kindle5/5(5). De Le n a Tejano Family History Book Summary: La familia de León was one of the foundation stones on which Texas was built.

Martín de León and his wife Patricia de la Garza left a comfortable life in Mexico for the hardships and uncertainties of the Texas frontier in Dr. Carolina Castillo Crimm, — Piper Professor, historian, and award-winning author of De León: A Tejano Family History — Born in Mexico City to a Mexican father and an American mother, she is descended from early Tejanos on her father’s side (Refugio, ) and the Rhode Island Gortons () on her mother’s side.

Genre/Form: Electronic books Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Crimm, A. Carolina Castillo, León, a Tejano family history. Combining the storytelling flair of a novelist with a scholar's concern for the facts, Ana Carolina Castillo Crimm here recounts the history of three generations of the de León family, one of the founding families of Texas.

In my humble opinion, it is very well written and the availability of "De Leon, a Tejano Family History" via is well worth the price. Buy it and enjoy the way Ms. Crimm writes the history of this very noble Texas family and the sad fate that awaited them and many other Tejano families at the hands of greedy opportunists/5(8).

Martín de León and his wife Patricia de la Garza left a comfortable life in Mexico for the hardships and uncertainties of the Texas frontier in Together, they established family ranches in South Texas and, inthe town of Victoria and the de León colony on the Guadalupe River (along with Stephen F.

Austin's colony, the only. The Quest for Tejano Identity in San Antonio, Texas, () excerpt and text search; Chávez, John R. The Lost Land: The Chicano Image of the Southwest (Albuquerque, ) De León, Arnoldo. They Called Them Greasers: Anglo Attitudes toward Mexicans in Texas, – (Austin, ) De León, Arnoldo.

Arnoldo De León’s Tejano West Texas is a must read; in the book's eleven chapters this first rate scholar points out the Tejano presence in West Texas and the important role as co-agents they played in the history of this vast, overlooked region of the state.

Written over the length of De León’s career, these articles also portray the Author: Arnoldo De León. Martín De León (–) was a rancher and wealthy Mexican empresario in Texas who was descended from Spanish aristocracy. He was the patriarch of one of the prominent founding families of early Texas.

De León and his wife Patricia de la Garza established De León's Colony, the only predominantly Mexican colony in founded the town of Villa de Nuestra Born:Tamaulipas, Mexico. De León: A Tejano Family History – Paperback – February 1, De León: A Tejano Family History – Paperback – February 1, Sale.

$ $ the history of the de León family is the story of the Tejano settlers of Texas. Reviews (0) Reviews There are no reviews yet. A revisionist portrait of Mexican American life in nineteenth-century Texas, The Tejano Community combines extensive research, penetrating insight, and critical analysis to support De León's contention that Tejanos were active agents in establishing communities and a bicultural heritage in Texas because of the resilience of their social institutions and a commitment to/5.

a tejano knight Download a tejano knight or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Representative of the experiences of many Tejanos whose stories have yet to be written, the history of the de León family is the story of the Tejano settlers of Texas.

All the contributors are well-known scholars in the field of Tejano. Silvestre De León (–) was the second son born to the influential De León family in Victoria, became the third alcalde of Victoria.

De León joined his brother-in-law Plácido Benavides to fight with Stephen F. Austin at the Siege of joined the rest of the De León family in New Orleans in after Brigadier General Thomas Jefferson Rusk ordered Residence: Republic of Texas.

Martín De León (–) Empresario Martín De León founded the city of Victoria and played a key role in settling the Texas Coastal Bend. De León was born in to an aristocratic family in Burgos, Mexico. After serving as a soldier, De León married and planned to settle his new family in Texas.

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A rnoldo De León’s most recent book, Tejano West Texas, seeks to fill a significant gap in the literature of Texas history and the history of Mexican De León argues, Texas and Tejano historians have treated Mexican Americans in West Texas as peripheral to events in the centers of Tejano life such as the Rio Grande Valley and San Antonio.

Arnoldo De León is Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus at Angelo State University, where he served as a member of the faculty from until He earned his BA from Angelo State, and his MA () and Ph.D.

() from Texas Christian University.4/5.The TSHA is proud to announce the launch of the Handbook of Tejano History, which contains more than 1, entries, including new entries, detailing the critical influence of Tejanos on the Lone Star ed on Mato commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Tejano Monument unveiling on the Capitol grounds in Austin, the Handbook of Tejano History .