Galveston: A History and a Guide

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Texas State Historical Association, 2000 - History - 59 pages
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"This authoritative history of Galveston gives an overview of the city's rich and colorful past and provides readers, researchers, and tourists with information about today's historical points of interest."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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User Review  - Nana Kitteh - Goodreads

I started reading it but it's a bit dry. He tells some stories but falls into listing out things like hurricanes and when they happened and names of people. Read full review

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User Review  - Paige Prince - Goodreads

Very interesting read. Not a typical dry history. Bought McCombs' History of Houston and AModern History of Texas because I enjoyed this so much. Read full review


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David G. McComb taught United States history, world history, sports history, and the history of technology at Colorado State University, where he retired as a professor emeritus in 2002. He has published fourteen books, including the award-winning Galveston: A History; Texas, a Modern History; and Spare Time in Texas: Recreation and History in the Lone Star State.

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