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Changing National Identities at the Frontier: Texas and New Mexico, 1800–1850

‘Poor New Mexico! So far from heaven, so close to Texas!’ It is just as well that this famous lament of Manuel Armijo, the last Mexican governor of the territory of Nuevo México, is not quoted in Changing National Identities at the Frontier, for the author, Andrés Reséndez, shows that there are enormous benefits toContinue reading “Changing National Identities at the Frontier: Texas and New Mexico, 1800–1850”