9780205661688

Texas : The Lone Star State

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205661688

  • ISBN10:

    0205661688

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 7/30/2009
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

This is a comprehensive yet accessible survey of Texas historyfrom early times to the present. Written in a narrative style, this book offers a balanced presentation of all time periods and topics of Texas history. From the beginning sections on geography and prehistoric people, to the concluding discussions on the start of the twenty-first century, this book successfully considers each era equally in terms of space and emphasis. For interested history enthusiasts looking for a comprehensive survey of Texas history.

Table of Contents

The Land and Its Native Peoples
Spanish Texas-Exploration and Occupation, 1519-1763
Spanish Texas-The Last Years, 1763-1821
Mexican Texas
The Prelude to Revolution, 1826-1835
The Texas Revolution, 1835-1836
The Republic of Texas, 1836-1845
Early Statehood, 1846-1861
Pioneer Institutions
Secession and War, 1861-1865
Restoring Texas to the Union, 1865-1874
From Reconstruction to Reform, 1874-1890
Cultural Conflict on the Frontier
The Populists and Progressives, 1890-1910
Life at the Turn of the Century
Crusades and Complacency, 1910-1930
The Great Depression and Second World War, 1930-1945
Post-War Texas, 1945-1963
Politics of an Urban Land, 1963-1978
Republican Texas, 1978-2008
Appendix
Index
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