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The Resource Border boss : Manuel B. Bravo and Zapata County, J. Gilberto Quezada

Border boss : Manuel B. Bravo and Zapata County, J. Gilberto Quezada

Label
Border boss : Manuel B. Bravo and Zapata County
Title
Border boss
Title remainder
Manuel B. Bravo and Zapata County
Statement of responsibility
J. Gilberto Quezada
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On January 1, 1937, Manuel B. Bravo was sworn in as county judge of Zapata County, a post he would hold for twenty years. In Border Boss: Manuel B. Bravo and Zapata County, J. Gilberto Quezada delineates Bravo's political career in the Democratic Party and examines his role in some of the important issues of his day, especially Falcon Dam ... Those interested in Mexican-American studies and politics and bossism in South Texas will appreciate the window onto South Texas politics and Tejano culture this biography gives"--Jacket
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 976.4/48306/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F392.Z3
LC item number
Q49 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Canseco-Keck history series
Series volume
no. 1
Label
Border boss : Manuel B. Bravo and Zapata County, J. Gilberto Quezada
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-276) and index
Contents
  • Epilogue: El Jefe Politico, Don Manuel B. Bravo
  • The Hidalgo County Experience
  • Politics of Persuasion and Change
  • World War II Epoch
  • The Turbulent Political Campaigns of 1948
  • International Diplomacy and Domestic Issues
  • Falcon Dam and the Relocation of Zapata
  • Broken Promises : The IBWC and Bureaucratic Red Tape
  • Sphere of Geopolitical Influence
Control code
39860085
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 291 p.
Isbn
9780890968659
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98042635
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of Sandra Cisneros, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-146). Inscribed by author for Sandra Cisneros, 4-15-00. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Border boss : Manuel B. Bravo and Zapata County, J. Gilberto Quezada
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-276) and index
Contents
  • Epilogue: El Jefe Politico, Don Manuel B. Bravo
  • The Hidalgo County Experience
  • Politics of Persuasion and Change
  • World War II Epoch
  • The Turbulent Political Campaigns of 1948
  • International Diplomacy and Domestic Issues
  • Falcon Dam and the Relocation of Zapata
  • Broken Promises : The IBWC and Bureaucratic Red Tape
  • Sphere of Geopolitical Influence
Control code
39860085
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 291 p.
Isbn
9780890968659
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98042635
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of Sandra Cisneros, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-146). Inscribed by author for Sandra Cisneros, 4-15-00. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.

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