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Texas, a modern history

David G. McComb

Texas, a modern history

by David G. McComb

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid G. McComb.
SeriesBridwell Texas history series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF386 .M337 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24123697M
ISBN 109780292723146, 9780292723160
LC Control Number2010006343

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Traces the panorama of Texas history, from its earliest Indian inhabitants onwards. This book gives special emphasis to the twentieth century, showing how the change from a rural to an urban society has affected the 'Texas mystique'/5.

"Contrary to popular belief, there is more to Texas history than the Alamo and oil gushers. This book takes us from the early Indians of the area through to modern times when people began to a modern history book the exploitation of natural resources and pollution were ruining the state’s natural by: 6.

Traces the panorama of Texas history, from its earliest Indian inhabitants onwards. This book gives special emphasis to the twentieth century, showing how the change from a rural to an urban.

By David G. McComb Thoroughly updated since its original publication inthis popular history by award-winning author David G. McComb brings the story of Texas into the twenty-first century. Series: Bridwell Texas History Endowment January Texas, a Modern History By David G.

McComb University of Texas Press, (Revised edition). This time, the Austin duo details modernism in Texas in Texas Made/Texas Modern. Using 19 projects from around the state, Texas book examines the relationship of the house to the site, the materials used and how structures function in the harsh climate."Reviews:   "The history of the Civil War is complex and our textbook accurately presents the causes and events," he said, adding that the Texas books will not be used for the company's clients in.

Department of History Texas A&M University TAMU College Station, Texas Phone: [email protected]   A seventh-grade Texas history textbook, published inwhich was written by two middle school principals – one from Marshall and one from San Antonio – shows how textbook bias can become more apparent with the passage of time.

So in he wrote a book for Oxford University Press, Gone to Texas: A History of the Lone Star State, that he hoped could serve as a modern, updated general history of the state, one written.

Thoroughly updated since its original publication inthis popular history by award-winning author David G. McComb brings the story of Texas into the twenty-first century.

Traces the panorama of Texas history, from its earliest Indian inhabitants onwards. This book gives special emphasis to the twentieth century, showing how the change from a rural to an urban society has affected the 'Texas mystique'.

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The book is designed to offer an adult reader the savor of Texan culture, an exploration of the ethos of its Price: $ The first European to see Texas was Alonso Álvarez de Pineda, who led an expedition for the governor of Jamaica, Francisco de Garay, in While searching for a passage between the Gulf of Mexico and Asia, Álvarez de Pineda created the first map of the northern Gulf Coast.

This map is the earliest recorded document of Texas history. Between andfour survivors of the Narváez. © Texas A&M University Press | Orders: | John H. Lindsey Building, Lewis St. | College Station, Texas The book reflected his two-year survey of 12 leading high school textbooks of American History including the venerable The American Pageant by Thomas A.

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This study reports on a preliminary effort to identify, evaluate, and document the historically significant roles Fort Bliss, Texas, has played in the history of the Southwest. “American history is not anymore the story of great white men,” said Albert S.

Broussard, a history professor at Texas A&M University and an author of both the Texas and California editions of.