xii, 196 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
1574412221 cloth alkaline paper 9781574412222
Al filo ; no. 4.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 176-187) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
"Planting the institutions of freedom" Protestant attitudes toward the conquest of the Southwest "Unfit for the duties and privileges of citizens" Anglo American Protestant attitudes toward the Mexicans of the Southwest "Making good citizens out of the Mexicans" Motivations for Protestant mission work among Mexican Americans "Yet many do not declare themselves for fear" Protestant mission efforts prior to the Civil War "Teaching them to be law-abiding, industrious and thrifty citizens" Mexican American Protestantism in Texas "A slumbering people" Mexican American Protestantism in the territory of New Mexico "Doing what he could" Mexican American Protestantism in Colorado, the territory of Arizona, and California "A power for the uplifting of the Mexican race" Characteristics of the nineteenth-century Mexican American Protestant community Conclusion : beginnings of a new subculture.