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10th Edition

The Lone Star State

ISBN 9780205661688
Published July 30, 2009 by Routledge
448 Pages

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Book Description

Written in a narrative style, this comprehensive yet accessible survey of Texas history offers a balanced, scholarly presentation of all time periods and topics.From the beginning sections on geography and prehistoric people, to the concluding discussions on the start of the twenty-first century, this text successfully considers each era equally in terms of space and emphasis.

Table of Contents

1. The Land and Its Native Peoples.

2. Spanish Texas-Exploration and Occupation, 1519-1763.

3. Spanish Texas-The Last Years, 1763-1821.

4. Mexican Texas

5. The Prelude to Revolution, 1826-1835.

6. The Texas Revolution, 1835-1836.

7. The Republic of Texas, 1836-1845.

8. Early Statehood, 1846-1861.

9. Pioneer Institutions.

10. Secession and War, 1861-1865.

11. Restoring Texas to the Union, 1865-1874.12. From Reconstruction to Reform, 1874-1890.

13. Cultural Conflict on the Frontier.

14. The Populists and Progressives, 1890-1910.

15. Life at the Turn of the Century.

16. Crusades and Complacency, 1910-1930.

17. The Great Depression and Second World War, 1930-1945.

18. Post-War Texas, 1945-1963.

19. Politics of an Urban Land, 1963-1978.

20. Republican Texas, 1978-2008



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