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Lone star nation : the epic story of the battle for Texas independence

Author: H W Brands
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2005, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Anchor Books edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles Texas's precarious journey to statehood, from its early colonization in the 1820s to the massacres of Texas loyalists at the Alamo and Goliad by the Mexican army.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H W Brands
ISBN: 1400030706 9781400030705
OCLC Number: 58733587
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
Reprinted with a variant subtitle from the book originally published: New York : Doubleday, 2004.
Description: 582 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Part 1: The banks of the Brazos (to 1828) --
The promised land --
El Camino real --
The people of the horse --
Don Estevan --
The three hundred --
Part 2: Ravenous democracy (1828-1834) --
Love and war --
To defend the revolution --
What will become of Texas? --
A conspiracy of volunteers --
The general is friendly --
Part 3: Blood on the sand (1835-1836) --
The sword is drawn --
Lexington on the Guadalupe --
Behind Ben Milam --
The army of operations --
Victory or ... --
At discretion --
Runaway --
A people in arms --
Part 4: Lone Star and Union (1836-1865) --
Victors and vanquished --
Slavery and freedom --
Andrew Jackson dies happy --
The trial of Sam Houston.
Responsibility: H.W. Brands.
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Chronicles Texas's precarious journey to statehood, from its early colonization in the 1820s to the massacres of Texas loyalists at the Alamo and Goliad by the Mexican army.

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