Sam Houston and the American Southwest (Library of American Biography Series)

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-05-23
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Longman is proud to publish the Library of American Biography series, offering ideal reading for introductory and upper-level courses in United States history. These concise biographies focus on individuals whose actions and ideas greatly influenced American history and relate the lives of the subjects to the issues and events of their times.

Table of Contents

Editor's Prefacep. ix
Author's Preface to the Third Editionp. xi
"You Shall Hear of Me"p. 1
"A Particular Friend of Mine"p. 13
"A Voluntary Exile"p. 27
"The Finest Country ... Upon the Globe"p. 43
"If I Err, the Blame Is Mine"p. 63
"Perfectly Aware of the Difficulties That Surround Me"p. 89
"The Only Man for Texas"p. 107
"Annexation to the Mother Country Is Assured"p. 129
"Stir Not Up Agitation!"p. 155
"Whipsters and Demagogues"p. 175
Study and Discussion Questionsp. 201
A Note on the Sourcesp. 206
Indexp. 215
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