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Author Hernández-Ehrisman, Laura, 1972-

Title Inventing the fiesta city : heritage and carnival in San Antonio / Laura Hernández-Ehrisman.

Publication Info. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2008.


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Description 1 online resource (x, 238 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Note "Published in cooperation with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-232) and index.
Contents Introduction : San Antonio's pedestrian rhetoric -- Battle of flowers : women and San Antonio's public culture, 1891-1900 -- The Order of the Alamo : heritage and Spring Carnival, 1900-27 -- Night in old San Antonio : the San Antonio Conservation Society, 1924-48 -- Juan Q. Public : Reynolds Andricks and the Fiesta San Jacinto Association, 1950-70 -- Rey Feo and the politics of inclusion, 1970-2000 -- Fiesta rowdiness : la Semana de Carnaval.
Note Print version record.
Summary The story of how the multicultural identity of San Antonio, Texas, has been shaped and polished through its annual fiesta since the late nineteenth century.
Subject Fiesta San Antonio (San Antonio, Tex.)
Fiesta San Antonio (San Antonio, Texas) (OCoLC)fst01410700
Festivals -- Texas -- San Antonio.
San Antonio (Tex.) -- Social life and customs.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Holidays (non-religious)
Festivals. (OCoLC)fst00923329
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Texas -- San Antonio. (OCoLC)fst01205169
Added Author William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies.
Other Form: Print version: Hernández-Ehrisman, Laura, 1972- Inventing the fiesta city. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2008 (DLC) 2007042908
ISBN 9780826343123 (electronic bk.)
0826343120 (electronic bk.)
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