List of Maps and Tables
Introduction. "Cursed and Driven, Traded, as Slaves.... O, What a Country"
Part I: Slave Raiders and Their Cycles of Violence, 1500s-1760s
Chapter 1. "Obliged to Purse and Conquer These Indians": Slavery and the Hispanic Path to Colonization in Texas, pre-1717
Chapter 2. "This Girl Is What You Want": Slavery and the Quest for Spanish Dominion in Native Country, 1718-1760
Chapter 3. "Reduced to Peace... by the Attacks of the Comanches": Slavery and the Comanche Emergence in the Texas Borderlands, 1706-1767
Part II: Strange and Violent Bedfellows, 1760s-1836
Chapter 4. "Companions on Campaign": The Spanish-Comanche Battle for Texas, 1760s-1820
Chapter 5. "Honest People... from Hell Itself:" Anglo-American Colonization and the Rise of Chattel Slavery in Texas, 1800-1836
Part III: Violent Confluences in the Age of Anglo-Slaving Supremacy, 1836-1860
Chapter 6. "De Overseer Shakes a Blacksnake Whip over Me": Consolidating an Anti-Black Colonial Regime, 1836-1860
Chapter 7. "They Should Have Been Entirely Destroyed": Comanche Raiding, Slaving, and Trading in the Age of Anglo Colonial Ascendance, 1836-1860
Epilogue. "A Malady without Cure"