This book explores how the diverse and fiercely independent peoples of Texas and New Mexico came to think of themselves as members of one particular national community or another in the years leading up to the Mexican-American War. Hispanics, Native Americans, and Anglo Americans made agonizing and crucial identity decisions against the backdrop of two structural transformations taking place in the region during the first half of the 19th century and often pulling in opposite directions.... after establishing himself as a great wizard, Pose-yemu/Montezuma went south to the vicinity of El Paso del Norte in ... Post-seventeenth-century versions of the legend explain that God appeared to Montezuma and told him that an eagle ... and Naranjo: A New Look at Leadership in the Pueblo Revolt of 1680, aquot; New Mexico Historical Review 65:4, 417-35. ... Mythological Triangle: Poseyemu, Montezuma, and Jesus in the Pueblos, aquot; in Handbook of North American Indians, 20 vols.
|Title||:||Changing National Identities at the Frontier|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2005|