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David Crockett : the man and the legend

Author: James Atkins Shackford
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1956]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An attempt to present the real David Crockett against the background of his times, and to correct the fictional versions of his life.
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Shackford, James Atkins.
David Crockett.
Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press [1956]
(OCoLC)579028824
Online version:
Shackford, James Atkins.
David Crockett.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1956]
(OCoLC)609207568
Named Person: Davy Crockett; Davy Crockett; Davy Crockett; Crockett.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Atkins Shackford
OCLC Number: 669759
Description: xiv, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The backwoods context : sweet and bittersweet --
White man's thunder --
"I just now began to take a rise" --
"I served out my time and moved" --
Politician from the Canebrakes --
From Canebrakes to Congress --
The land bill --
Flood tide --
No congressman! --
The last lap --
"A towar through the eastern states" --
Congressional finale --
A late summer --
Texas explored --
An end and a beginning --
Epilogue : David, the legend and the symbol --
Appendix 1 : Wildfire and the Life --
Appendix 2 : The Autobiography --
Appendix 3 : Texas exploited --
Appendix 4 : Portrait of David Crockett --
Notes --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: by James Atkins Shackford ; edited by John B. Shackford.

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An attempt to present the real David Crockett against the background of his times, and to correct the fictional versions of his life.

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