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San Antonio, Texas

(see also Tejano History, Life & Values)

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Welcome to San Antonio. Demographic basics.

On the Web: Articles

Maury Maverick's San Antonio. Audrey Granneberg, Survey Graphic (7/39). SA in New Deal era.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

San Antonio Express-News.

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Baird, Frank L. (ed.) Mexican Americans: Political Power, Influence or Resource? (Lubbock TX: Texas Tech, 1977).

Blackwelder, Julia K. Women of the Depression: Caste & Culture in San Antonio, 1929-1939 (College Station: Texas A&M, 1984).

Bronder, Saul E. Social Justice & Church Authority: The Public Life of Archbishop Robert E. Lucey (Philadelphia: Temple, 1982).

Buitrón, Richard A. Jr. The Quest for Tejano Identity in San Antonio, TX, 1913-2000 (NY: Routledge, 2004).

De Leon, Arnoldo. In re Ricardo Rodríguez: An Attempt at Chicano Disenfranchisement in San Antonio, 1896-1897 (San Antonio TX: Caravel, 1979).

Diehl, Kemper & Jan Jarboe. Cisneros: Portrait of a New American (Sam Antonio TX: Corona, 1985).

Elizondo, Virgilio P. San Fernando Cathedral: Soul of the City (Maryknoll NY: Orbis, 1998).

Flores, Henry. The Evolution of the Liberal Democratic State with a Case Study of Latinos in San Antonio, Texas (Lewiston NY: Edwin Mellen, 2003).

García, Richard A. Rise of the Mexican American Middle Class: San Antonio, 1929-1941 (College Station: Texas A&M, 1991).

Henderson, Richard B. Maury Maverick: A Political Biography (Austin: U. of Texas, 1970).

Johnson, David R.; John A. Booth & Richard J. Harris (eds.) The Politics of San Antonio: Community, Progress & Power (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 1983).

Livingston, Mary E. San Antonio in the 1920s & 1930s (Charleston SC: Arcadia, 2000).

Mason, Kenneth. African-Americans & Race Relations in San Antonio, TX, 1867-1937 (NY: Garland, 1998).

Matovina, Timothy M. Tejano Religion & Ethnicity: San Antonio, 1821-1860 (Austin: U. of Texas, 1995).

Miller, Char (ed.) On the Border: An Environmental History of San Antonio (Pittsburgh: U. of Pittsburgh, 2001).

__________. Deep in the Heart of San Antonio: Land & Life in South Texas (San Antonio TX: Trinity U., 2004).

Nixon, Pat Ireland. Pat Nixon of Texas: Autobiography of a Doctor (College Station: Texas A&M, 1979).

Rodríguez, Eugene Jr. Henry B. González: A Political Profile (NY: Arno, 1976).

Rosales, Rodolfo. The Illusion of Inclusion: The Untold Political Story of San Antonio (Austin: U. of Texas, 2000).

Skerry, Peter. Mexican Americans: The Ambivalent Minority (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1995). San Antonio politics.

Wolff, Nelson W. Mayor: An Inside View of San Antonio Politics, 1981-1995 (San Antonio TX: San Antonio Express-News, 1997). Mayoralty of Henry Cisneros.

In the Library: Fiction

Hart, Carolyn. Death on the River Walk (NY: Avon, 1999).

Martínez, Manuel Luis. Drift (NY: Picador, 2003).

Riordan, Rick. The Last King of Texas (NY: Bantam, 2000).

Sanderson, Jim. Safe Delivery (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 2000).

Zesch, Scott. Alamo Heights: A Novel (Fort Worth TX: Teachers College, 1999).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Chulas Fronteras" [1976], dir. Les Blank, 60m. Great introduction to "Tex Mex" music: Lydia Mendoza, Flaco Jiménez, Narciso Martínez, Los Alegres de Terán.

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