9780199779406

Gone to Texas A History of the Lone Star State

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199779406

  • ISBN10:

    0199779406

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/11/2012
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Gone to Texasengagingly tells the story of the Lone Star State, from the arrival of humans in the Panhandle more than 10,000 years ago to the opening of the twenty-first century. Focusing on the state's successive waves of immigrants, the book offers an inclusive view of the vast array of Texans who, often in conflict with each other and always in a struggle with the land, created a history and an idea of Texas. New to this Edition * Chapter 19 covers the years from 2001 to 2011 * Chapter 20 expands on the concept of the "Texas Mystique" in the twenty-first century * Revised and updated chapters include the latest scholarship on American Indians, particularly the Comanches * A revised and extended select bibliography for every chapter

Author Biography

Randolph B. "Mike" Campbell is Lone Star Professor of History at the University of North Texas.

Table of Contents

Maps and Illustrationsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
The First Texansp. 1
Exploration and Adventure, 1519-1689p. 24
Spanish Texas, 1690-1779p. 48
Spanish Texas in the Age of Revolutions, 1779-1821p. 74
Mexican Texas, 1821-1835p. 98
The Texas Revolution, 1835-1836p. 127
The Republic of Texas, 1836-1846p. 157
Frontier Texas, 1846-1861p. 185
Empire State of the South, 1846-1861p. 205
The Civil War, 1861-1865p. 237
Reconstruction, 1865-1876p. 266
The Old West, 1877-1900p. 288
The New South and the Populist Revolt, 1877-1900p. 304
The Progressive Era, 1901-1920p. 332
The "Prosperity Decade," 1921-1929p. 358
The Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945p. 374
The Rise of Modern Texas, 1945-1971p. 406
Modern Texas, 1971-2001p. 439
Texas in the New Millennium, 2001-2010p. 465
The Texas Mystique in the Twenty-First Centuryp. 477
p. 479
p. 480
Select Bibliographyp. 484
Indexp. 495
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