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How did Davy die? and why do we care so much?

Author: Dan Kilgore; James E Crisp
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2010.
Series: Elma Dill Russell Spencer series in the West and Southwest, no. 36.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Commemorative ed., enlView all editions and formats
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"Just over thirty years ago, Dan Kilgore ignited a controversy with his presidential address to the Texas State Historical Association and its subsequent publication in book form, How Did Davy Die?" "Following the 1975 release of the first English translation of the eyewitness account of Jose Enrique de la Pena, an officer in Santa Anna's army, Kilgore had the audacity to say in public that historical sources  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Quelle
Named Person: Davy Crockett; Davy Crockett; Dan Kilgore; Dan Kilgore; David Crockett
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Kilgore; James E Crisp
ISBN: 9781603441940 1603441948
OCLC Number: 436387199
Notes: "First chapter of publication consists of complete text and notes of original edition. Second chapter is all new material and notes."--ECIP data view comments.
Portion comprising original text originally published in 1978 under the title: How did Davy die?
Description: 120 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Elma Dill Russell Spencer series in the West and Southwest, no. 36.
Responsibility: Dan Kilgore and James E. Crisp.
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Soon after the publication of "How Did Davy Die?", the "London Daily Mail" associated Kilgore with 'the murder of a myth'; he became the subject of articles in "Texas Monthly" and the "Wall Street  Read more...

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