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Contested empire : rethinking the Texas Revolution

Author: Sam W Haynes; Gerald D Saxon; Eric R Schlereth; University of Texas at Arlington,
Publisher: College Station : Published for the University of Texas at Arlington by Texas A&M University Press, 2015.
Series: Walter Prescott Webb memorial lectures, 46.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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To a large degree, the story of Texas' secession from Mexico has been characterized as a clash of two opposing cultures. In Contested Empire, five distinguished scholars take a broader, transnational  Read more...

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Contested empire.
(OCoLC)985356420
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam W Haynes; Gerald D Saxon; Eric R Schlereth; University of Texas at Arlington,
ISBN: 9781623493097 1623493099 9781623493103 1623493102
OCLC Number: 907621720
Notes: Published on occasion of the 48th Annual Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lecture, held at the University of Texas at Arlington in March, 2013.
Description: x, 173 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Voluntary Mexicans: allegiance and the origins of the Texas Revolution / Eric Schlereth --
"Imitating the example of our forefathers" : the Texas Revolution as historical re-enactment / Sam W. Haynes --
Politics and profits: Mexican officials and land speculation in Texas, 1824-1835 / Miguel Soto --
The Texan Revolution of 1835-1836 and early Mexican nationalism / Will Fowler --
"Time's noblest empire is the last" : Texas annexation in the presumed course of American empire / Amy S. Greenberg.
Series Title: Walter Prescott Webb memorial lectures, 46.
Responsibility: edited by Sam W. Haynes and Gerald D. Saxon ; introduction by Gregg Cantrell ; contributors: Eric Schlereth, Sam W. Haynes, Miguel Soto, Will Fowler, Amy S. Greenberg.

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"The lively and insightful essays in this volume connect the people and events of the Texas Revolution to the ways they experienced the world. They take the mythologized accounts of the war and Read more...

 
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