Now in its 11th edition, Texas: The Lone Star State offers a balanced, scholarly overview of the second largest state in the United States, spanning from prehistory to the twenty-first century.
Organized chronologically, this comprehensive survey introduces undergraduates to the varied history of Texas with an accessible narrative and over 100 illustrations and maps. This new edition broadens the discussion of postwar social and political dynamics within the state, including the development of key industries and changing demographics. Other new features include:
- New maps reflecting county by county results for the most recent presidential elections
- Expanded discussions on immigration and border security
- The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Texas and a look to the future
- Updated bibliographies to reflect the most recent scholarship
This textbook is essential reading for students of American history.