"With His Pistol in His Hand": A Border Ballad and Its Hero

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University of Texas Press, 1958 - Music - 262 pages
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Relates facts dealing with Hispanic customs and folklore.

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Review: "With His Pistol in His Hand": A Border Ballad and Its Hero

User Review  - Christine Granados - Goodreads

Finally, someone is writing the truth. Loved this book for its honesty and Paredes for putting history down on paper. Read full review

Review: "With His Pistol in His Hand": A Border Ballad and Its Hero

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

I'm not a big non-fiction reader, but I was completely amazed by the power of this ethnography. Americo Paredes examines folklore of the border region to excavate a history of racial terror that ... Read full review

Contents

The Country
7
The Legend
33
The Man
55
Copyright

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