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Lone star rising : the revolutionary birth of the Texas Republic

Author: William C Davis
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on the individuals who played pivotal roles in the establishment of the Republic of Texas, describing the contributions of such figures as Sam Houston, Stephen Austin, and Juan Seguin.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, William C., 1946-
Lone star rising.
New York : Free Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607020842
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William C Davis
ISBN: 0684865106 9780684865102
OCLC Number: 53091400
Description: xi, 354 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm
Contents: "Cast in a contentious crowd" --
Bad causes and bad men --
"The labyrinth of trouble and vexation" --
"What will become of Texas?" --
"Confusion doubly confounded" --
"We shall give them hell if they come here" --
"Smoke forced into a bee hive" --
Dark schemes --
"Victory or death" --
Atmosphere devilish dark --
"Do you feel like fighting?" --
"The utmost confusion and rebellion" --
"Our course is onward."
Responsibility: William C. Davis.

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Focuses on the individuals who played pivotal roles in the establishment of the Republic of Texas, describing the contributions of such figures as Sam Houston, Stephen Austin, and Juan Seguin.

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