Heritage, Volume 7, Number 3, Summer 1989 Page: 13
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THE SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS AND THEIR
SYSTEM OF LAND TENURE
By Felix D. Almardz, Jr.
San Antonio is unique among North American cities in having five former Spanish
missions. This well-researched volume traces the changes in landownership as the
missions passed from sacred to secular owners in the late eighteenth and early
Sketches of Life in the Old West
By Edward Everett Dale
Illustrations by Malcolm Thurgood
In fascinating detail, Edward Everett Dale recounts daily life on the frontier, describing
how the pioneers built their homes, schools, and churches to keep culture
and learning alive on the frontier.
THE SILVER CRADLE
Las Posadas, Los Pastores, and Other Mexican American Traditions
By Julia Nott Waugh
Foreword by Felix D. Almardz, Jr.
"Mrs. Waugh's book is by far one of the best of the vast number of volumes on San
Antonio. ... a contribution that will always sympathetically keep a record of part of
the real life of the people." -Southwestern Historical Quarterly
THE SAN SABA MISSION
Spanish Pivot in Texas
By Robert S. Weddle
"This well-documented and readable account reveals the tenacity with which certain
heroic, violent episodes in history claim men's minds." -Books of the Southwest
"Weddle has successfully debunked the mythology concerning the silver mines."
$8.95 paper -John Jenkins, Basic Texas Books
Write for our complete catalog of books on Texas and the West.
University of Texas Press
BOX 7819 AUSTIN, TEXAS 78713 1(800)252-3206
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