Thomas F. Mcgann

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An associate professor at the University of Texas, Thomas F. McGann specializes in the history of Latin America. He is the author of Argentina, the United States and the Inter-American System, 1880–1914 , and many articles, including “Prescott’s Conquests” ( AMERICAN HERITAGE , October, 1957).
For further reading: The Journey and Route of Álvar Núñez, Cabeza de Vaca , by Cleve Hallenbeck (Arthur H. Clark Co., 1939); The Narrative of Álvar Núñez Cabeça de Vaca , edited by Frederick W. Hodge (Scribner’s, 1907); The Odyssey of Cabeza de Vaca , by Morris Bishop (Century, 1933).

Articles by this Contributor

October 1957

The great historian who so eloquently described the taking of Mexico and Peru won a great private victory of his own in the quiet of his study on Beacon Hill.

December 1960

Marooned on the coast of Texas, he wandered for eight years in a land no European had ever seen