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Nights of Wailing, Days of Pain: Life in 1920s South Texas [NOOK Book]

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Life in 1920s South Texas was mercilessly miserable for U.S. citizens of Tejano ancestry. The courageous descendants of Texas's first settlers had been reduced by this time to the status of foreigners in their own homeland. It had been over eighty years since the 1836 Battle of the Alamo, but the suffering continued. Tejanos looked like the enemy, spoke Spanish like the enemy, worshipped as Catholics like the enemy, and thus were treated like the enemy. Akin to a never-ending nightmarish inferno, the damage to ...
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Nights of Wailing, Days of Pain: Life in 1920s South Texas

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Overview

Life in 1920s South Texas was mercilessly miserable for U.S. citizens of Tejano ancestry. The courageous descendants of Texas's first settlers had been reduced by this time to the status of foreigners in their own homeland. It had been over eighty years since the 1836 Battle of the Alamo, but the suffering continued. Tejanos looked like the enemy, spoke Spanish like the enemy, worshipped as Catholics like the enemy, and thus were treated like the enemy. Akin to a never-ending nightmarish inferno, the damage to the tormented Tejano psyche persists to this day. Learn more in this suspenseful historical novel.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781462822690
  • Publisher: Author Solutions
  • Publication date: 8/22/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 398 KB

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