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The Resource Views from the Apache frontier : report on the northern provinces of New Spain, by José Cortés ; edited by Elizabeth A.H. John ; translated by John Wheat

Views from the Apache frontier : report on the northern provinces of New Spain, by José Cortés ; edited by Elizabeth A.H. John ; translated by John Wheat

Label
Views from the Apache frontier : report on the northern provinces of New Spain
Title
Views from the Apache frontier
Title remainder
report on the northern provinces of New Spain
Statement of responsibility
by José Cortés ; edited by Elizabeth A.H. John ; translated by John Wheat
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"Lieutenant Jose Cort?s of the Spanish Royal Corps of Engineers was a keen observer of the native peoples of the Northern Borderlands of New Spain. His Report on the Northern Provinces of New Spain provides an ... informed, organized understanding of Apaches ... at the end of the eighteenth century"--Publisher's description
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
-1811
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cortés y de Olarte, José María
Dewey number
979/.00497
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.A6
LC item number
C6413 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
John, Elizabeth Ann Harper
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apache Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Southwest, New
  • Texas
  • Mexico
  • Suroeste Nuevo (Estados Unidos)
  • Texas
  • México
  • États-Unis (Nouveau Sud-Ouest)
  • Mexique
  • Texas (États-Unis)
  • Apachen
  • Neuspanien
  • USA
Label
Views from the Apache frontier : report on the northern provinces of New Spain, by José Cortés ; edited by Elizabeth A.H. John ; translated by John Wheat
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/sub-hamburg/018769764.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva España
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-158) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • First part. Description of the interior provinces ; Report on the population and on the practical arts ; The line of presidios and the quality of the troops that garrison them ; Indians with whom we are at war ; The need to pacify the Apache Nations ; The increase of the population is the first consideration, and it is highly important that experienced governors be appointed to rule overseas territories ; Regarding the European nation that can most easily invade the Spanish colonies from the part of America under discussion ; Dangers that threaten the northern part of Spanish America with the proximity of the Anglo-Americans -- Second part. History of the apache Nations. Lands occupied by the Apache Nations, and others to the north of the province of New Mexico ; Regarding the Apaches' beliefs, superstitions, and marriages ; Regarding the language and other particulars of the natural character of the Apache Indians ; Regarding the lands on which they choose to locate their ramcherias, and about their dwellings ; Regarding the food and nourishment with which they sustain themselves ; Regarding their clothing ; The state of agriculture, of the arts, and of commerce in the Apache Nations, and their use of money ; Regarding the leadership of their rancherias, the reasons for their relocations, and the diversions which they like best ; Factors that bring several rancherias together, and the precautions they observe for the security of the territory that they cover ; Regarding the great hunts ; Regarding their weapons ; Regarding the warfare waged by the Apache Nations ; Emotions about the death of an Apache, mourning, and funerals
  • Third part. Regarding the nations to the east of the Rio Grande del Norte (Regarding the Cumanches ; Regarding the Taucanas ; Regarding the Tancagues and their allies ; Regarding the Taobayaces ; Regarding the Obedsitas ; Regarding the Orkoquisas, Vidais, and Texas ; Regarding the Flechazos, the Quitseis, and the Yscanis ; Regarding the Nabaydachos, the Aix, Saisesdemolida, Nahuchichos, Nazones, and Ynamiches ; Regarding the Nadacos, Quichas, Nacodoches, Guachitas, and Taguayas) ; Regarding the Carib Nations of the Texas coast and adjacent islands ; Regarding the nations to the right of the Misisipi ; Description of the Misoury and information on the groups that live on its shores ; Regarding the nations to the west of the upper portion of the province of New Mexico and those of the upper coast of Sonora (Regarding the Seris, Tiburones, and Tepocas ; Regarding the Pimas, Papagos, and Cocomaricopas) ; Regarding the nations of the Colorado River and those which continue to the west and northwest to the coasts of Alta California ; Regarding the nations to the north-northwest of the province of New Mexico
Control code
ocm19130788
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 163 pages
Isbn
9780806121963
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
88040543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)19130788
Label
Views from the Apache frontier : report on the northern provinces of New Spain, by José Cortés ; edited by Elizabeth A.H. John ; translated by John Wheat
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/sub-hamburg/018769764.pdf
Publication
Note
Translation of: Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva España
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-158) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • First part. Description of the interior provinces ; Report on the population and on the practical arts ; The line of presidios and the quality of the troops that garrison them ; Indians with whom we are at war ; The need to pacify the Apache Nations ; The increase of the population is the first consideration, and it is highly important that experienced governors be appointed to rule overseas territories ; Regarding the European nation that can most easily invade the Spanish colonies from the part of America under discussion ; Dangers that threaten the northern part of Spanish America with the proximity of the Anglo-Americans -- Second part. History of the apache Nations. Lands occupied by the Apache Nations, and others to the north of the province of New Mexico ; Regarding the Apaches' beliefs, superstitions, and marriages ; Regarding the language and other particulars of the natural character of the Apache Indians ; Regarding the lands on which they choose to locate their ramcherias, and about their dwellings ; Regarding the food and nourishment with which they sustain themselves ; Regarding their clothing ; The state of agriculture, of the arts, and of commerce in the Apache Nations, and their use of money ; Regarding the leadership of their rancherias, the reasons for their relocations, and the diversions which they like best ; Factors that bring several rancherias together, and the precautions they observe for the security of the territory that they cover ; Regarding the great hunts ; Regarding their weapons ; Regarding the warfare waged by the Apache Nations ; Emotions about the death of an Apache, mourning, and funerals
  • Third part. Regarding the nations to the east of the Rio Grande del Norte (Regarding the Cumanches ; Regarding the Taucanas ; Regarding the Tancagues and their allies ; Regarding the Taobayaces ; Regarding the Obedsitas ; Regarding the Orkoquisas, Vidais, and Texas ; Regarding the Flechazos, the Quitseis, and the Yscanis ; Regarding the Nabaydachos, the Aix, Saisesdemolida, Nahuchichos, Nazones, and Ynamiches ; Regarding the Nadacos, Quichas, Nacodoches, Guachitas, and Taguayas) ; Regarding the Carib Nations of the Texas coast and adjacent islands ; Regarding the nations to the right of the Misisipi ; Description of the Misoury and information on the groups that live on its shores ; Regarding the nations to the west of the upper portion of the province of New Mexico and those of the upper coast of Sonora (Regarding the Seris, Tiburones, and Tepocas ; Regarding the Pimas, Papagos, and Cocomaricopas) ; Regarding the nations of the Colorado River and those which continue to the west and northwest to the coasts of Alta California ; Regarding the nations to the north-northwest of the province of New Mexico
Control code
ocm19130788
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 163 pages
Isbn
9780806121963
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
88040543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)19130788

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