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From the Publisher"Historiographically significant and beautifully written,Peace Came in the Form of a Woman will enjoy a wide readership among those interested in early American, Native American, and Borderlands history."
— Journal of American Ethnic History
"[Barr's] conclusions are compelling . . . . Everyone who studies the Spanish borderlands, Native Americans, or women needs to read this book."
Peace Came in the Form of a Woman vastly deepens our knowledge of the colonial Texas borderlands and thus our understanding of early North American history.
—James F. Brooks, author of Captives and Cousins: Slavery, Kinship and Community in the Southwest Borderlands
With a richly crafted narrative and lively prose, it is an amazing achievement.
—Kathleen M. Brown, University of Pennsylvania