Includes bibliographical references (pages -291) and index.
Pt. 1. Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries - The Frontier Civilization and Barbarism. 1. The Social Organization of Warfare. 2. Honor and Ethnicity. 3. Honor and Gender: Purity and Valor. 4. Honor and Class: Wealth and Occupation -- Pt. 2. Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries - Order, Progress, and Resistance. 5. The Nation-State, Capitalist Development, and the Transformation of the Frontier. 6. The Forms and Organization of Serrano Resistance, 1858-1920. 7. Progress as Disorder and Dishonor: Discourses of Serrano Resistance, 1858-1920. 8. Caciques at Home -- Afterword. "Ya no hay Valientes": The Re-Presentation of the Past.