Of course we are biased but the Rio Grande Guardian Book Club highly recommends any and all of author José Antonio López’s early Texas history books.

They will make a great present this holiday season.

José Antonio’s monthly columns have been gracing the pages of the Rio Grande Guardian for almost a decade now. They are so good that other august publications, such as the San Antonio Express-News, ask if they can be republished. We always say yes. Many of the columns are based on the research José Antonio did for his books.

Here is a list of the books:

Caroline Castillo Crimm, Ph.D., professor emeritus at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, provided this testimonial on José Antonio:

“Joe Lopez, over the past few years, has provided his public with short, single-page cogent and clear explanations of topics dealing with Hispanic/Tejano settlements in Texas. His email alerts are accurate, brief and to the point. For the first time in my experience I have a chance to read fascinating insights into often mistaken assumptions about the history of Hispanics and Tejanos in Texas and their successes in settling Texas. Joe is an amazing historian, a careful researcher and an inspiring author on the history of early Texas. His articles are not to be missed.”

Click here to read an editorial penned about José Antonio in the Rio Grande Guardian a year ago.

Click here for a story about him, also from the Rio Grande Guardian.

José Antonio López can be reached at:

[email protected] and www.tejanosunidos.org

To order a book from José Antonio, call 210-945-2503 or email [email protected]


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