Studies in Texan Folklore--Rio Grande Valley

Studies in Texan Folklore--Rio Grande Valley

Author: Thomas Meade Harwell

Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press

ISBN: 0773442081

Category: Social Science

Page: 162

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Based on original research, this study gives the first in-depth study of Rio Grande Valley Folklore in Texas, combining Hispanic and American elements. Contains studies on the evil eye, shock, recetas and curanderos (healers and healing), ghosts, owllore, and weather. Many extracts from interviews are reproduced in detail, and full commentary, notes and bibliography are provided.
Studies in Texan Folklore--Rio Grande Valley
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Thomas Meade Harwell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press

Based on original research, this study gives the first in-depth study of Rio Grande Valley Folklore in Texas, combining Hispanic and American elements. Contains studies on the evil eye, shock, recetas and curanderos (healers and healing), ghosts, owllore, and weather. Many extracts from interviews are reproduced in detail, and full
Selections from the Collected Papers of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Historical Society 1949-1979
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Lower Rio Grande Valley Historical Society (Harlingen, Tex.)
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher:

Books about Selections from the Collected Papers of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Historical Society 1949-1979
Irrigation in the Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Frank E. Wozniak
Categories: Government publications
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher:

This publication reviews both published and unpublished sources on Puebloan, Hispanic, and AngloAmerican irrigation systems in the Rio Grande Valley. Settlement patterns and Spanish and Mexican land grants in the valley are also discussed. The volume includes an annotated bibliography.
... The Physiography of the Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, in Relation to Pueblo Culture
Language: en
Pages: 76
Authors: Edgar Lee Hewett, Junius Henderson, Wilfred William Robbins
Categories: Pueblo Indians
Type: BOOK - Published: 1913 - Publisher:

Books about ... The Physiography of the Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, in Relation to Pueblo Culture
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Bruce Staffel Meador
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1973 - Publisher: R & E Pub

Books about "Wetback" Labor in the Lower Rio Grande Valley