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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 17 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
Believing in Place is a reflection on the ways that human needs and spiritual traditions can shape our perceptions of the land. That the Great Basin has inspired such a complex ...
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Catholicism in the American West: A Rosary of Hidden Voices

Roberto R. Treviņo, Richard V. Francaviglia, Anne M. Butler - 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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Hard Places: Reading the Landscape of America's Historic Mining Districts

Richard V. Francaviglia - Business & Economics - 1997 - 258 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 - 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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Dueling Eagles: Reinterpreting the U.S.-Mexican War, 1846-1848

Richard V. Francaviglia, Douglas W. Richmond - History - 2000 - 191 pages
For a hundred and fifty years, historians have debated contradictory claims about the origins of the Mexican War and ignored the impact of the social, historical, and ...
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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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