History Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Fall 2017


The article offers information about the foundation of Ranchos in South Texas that began after the establishment of the province of Nuevo Santander, Mexico. It explains rancho as a livestock business containing its own farm, chapel and a small school; documents the life style of rancheros as early settlers of South Texas, the impact of interethnic marriages on their disappearance and the legacy they left behind.


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Journal of South Texas

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