Texas, a Modern History

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University of Texas Press, 1989 - History - 197 pages
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Traces the panorama of Texas history, from its earliest Indian inhabitants onwards. This book gives special emphasis to the twentieth century, showing how the change from a rural to an urban society has affected the 'Texas mystique'.
 

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Contents

The Spanish Legacy
23
Texas and the United States
47
Settlement
79
Texas in Transit
117
The Texas Mystique
147
Books and Themes
185
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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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