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At home in Texas : early views of the land

Author: Robin W Doughty
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explains how nineteenth-century settlers in Texas used the land's fertility to develop a deep attachment to the area, despite the false impressions other settlers had given them about the state before they moved there.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doughty, Robin W.
At home in Texas.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©1987
(OCoLC)988195445
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin W Doughty
ISBN: 089096274X : 9780890962749
OCLC Number: 14718540
Awards: Kate Broocks Bates Award entry.
Description: viii, 164 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Empresario Texas: Austin's Redemption of a Wild Land --
Wilderness Celebration: Making a Home in Texas --
Nature's Bounties in Garden Texas --
The Mediterranean Image in the Southwest --
Mirages: Foreign Views of Texas --
Texas as Home and Place.
Responsibility: by Robin W. Doughty.
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Explains how nineteenth-century settlers in Texas used the land's fertility to develop a deep attachment to the area, despite the false impressions other settlers had given them about the state before they moved there.

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