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Historic Texas from the air

Author: David Buisseret; Richard V Francaviglia; Gerald D Saxon; Jack W Graves, Jr.
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The extremely varied geography of Texas, ranging from lush piney woods to arid, mountainous deserts, has played a major role in the settlement and development of the state. To gain full perspective on the influence of the land on the people of Texas, you really have to take to the air--and the authors of Historic Texas from the Air have done just that. In this beautiful book, dramatic aerial photography provides a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: TEXAS HISTORY
Local history
Aerial photographs
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Buisseret, David.
Historic Texas from the air.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009
(OCoLC)777411895
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Buisseret; Richard V Francaviglia; Gerald D Saxon; Jack W Graves, Jr.
ISBN: 9780292719279 0292719272
OCLC Number: 243601828
Description: x, 206 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 23 x 29 cm
Contents: Author's preface --
Photographer's preface --
The land --
The Indian presence --
French and Spaniards --
Nineteenth-century Anglos : forts and communications --
Nineteenth-century Anglos : settlements and industries --
Texas in the twentieth century --
Conclusion --
Index.
Responsibility: by David Buisseret, Richard Francaviglia, and Gerald Saxon ; with aerial photographs and photographer's preface by Jack W. Graves, Jr.
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