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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Explains that tension, boredom, anxiety, and the wind dominated a
woman's life at frontier forts in latter half of nineteenth century.
"Military Command and the Campaigns of 1864 in the Trans-
Mississippi Department," by William Geise, Military History of Texas
and the Southwest, vol. 16, no. 1 (n.d.). Based primarily on contem-
porary correspondence, describes disagreements among Confederate
generals about theater of operations.
"Texas Volunteers in the Monterrey Campaign (Part I)," by Charles
Spurlin, Military History of Texas and the Southwest, vol. 16, no. 1
(n.d.). Gives rich descriptions, based largely on contemporary accounts
and letters, of the daily military and nonmilitary experiences of Texas
soldiers participating in Zachary Taylor's 1846 march.
RANCHING AND CATTLE
"Cowboys and Gauchos," by Richard W. Slatta, Americas (Mar.,
198 1). Compares-in terms of horses, costumes, drinking, gambling,
and violence-gauchos of the Argentine pampas and cowboys of U.S.
TOWNS AND COUNTIES
"Clifton: Proud Memorial to a Norwegian Heritage," by Anita
Creamer Lund, Texas Homes (Dec., 198o). Gives brief history of the
country surrounding Bosque County, Texas, settled by Norwegians in
second half of nineteenth century.
UNITED STATES-MEXICAN RELATIONS
"Anglo vs. Spaniard: Early Conflict," by Archie P. McDonald, Mili-
tary History of Texas and the Southwest, vol. 16, no. 1 (n.d.). Reviews
Mexico's attitudes toward land in Texas, and reactions to American
settlement of it.
"International Water Control in the Lower Rio Grande Basin, 1900-
1920o," by James A. Sandos, Agricultural History (Oct., 1980). Reviews
water management practices of Texas and Mexico.
"Tex-Mex: The Good Neighbor Line," by Jimmy Banks, and
"Breaking the Border Bottlenecks," (unsigned), both in Texas Rail-
ways (Fall, 1980). Presents a historical survey of Texas Mexican Rail-
way line, and explains that massive expenditures are now being under-
taken to upgrade Mexican rail routes.
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