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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 27 related to From Sail to Steam: Four Centuries of Texas Maritime History, 1500-1900.    

Mapping and Imagination in the Great Basin: A Cartographic History

Richard V. Francaviglia - History - 2005 - 231 pages
The Great Basin was the last region of continental North America to be explored and mapped, and it remained largely a mystery to European-Americans until well into the ...
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Believing in Place: A Spiritual Geography of the Great Basin

Richard V. Francaviglia - Nature - 2003 - 289 pages
This publication explores how spiritual beliefs affect both the environment and the human spirit in the vast region between California's Sierra Nevada and Utah's Wasatch ...
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The Shape of Texas: Maps As Metaphors

Richard V. Francaviglia - History - 1995 - 118 pages
Texas-shaped ashtrays, belt buckles, earrings, kitchen utensils--"Texas kitsch"--fill gift shops alongside highways and in airports. The Lone Star State's unmistakable shape is ...
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Catholicism in the American West: A Rosary of Hidden Voices

Roberto R. Treviņo, Richard V. Francaviglia - History - 2007 - 172 pages
Like the rosary itself, the influence of Catholicism on the social and historical development of the American West has been both visible and hidden: visible in the effects of ...
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Main Street Revisited: Time, Space, and Image Building in Small-Town America

Richard V. Francaviglia - History - 1996 - 256 pages
As an archetype for an entire class of places, Main Street has become one of America's most popular and idealized images. In Main Street Revisited, the first book to place the ...
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Hard Places: Reading the Landscape of America's Historic Mining Districts

Richard V. Francaviglia - History - 1997 - 237 pages
Working with the premise that there are much meaning and value in the "repelling beauty" of mining landscapes, Richard Francaviglia identifies the visual clues that indicate an ...
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Lights, Camera, History: Portraying the Past in Film

Richard V. Francaviglia, Jerome L. Rodnitzky, Robert A. Rosenstone - History - 2007 - 138 pages
This important volume addresses a number of central topics concerning how history is depicted in film. In the preface, the volume editors emphasize the importance of using film ...
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The Cast Iron Forest: A Natural and Cultural History of the North American ...

Richard V. Francaviglia - History - 2010
A complex mosaic of post oak and blackjack oak forests interspersed with prairies, the Cross Timbers covers a north-south belt of southern Kansas, eastern Oklahoma, and North ...
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