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The Robertsons, the Sutherlands, and the making of Texas

Author: Anne Sutherland
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2006.
Series: Elma Dill Russell Spencer series in the West and Southwest, no. 25.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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All Texans, or their ancestors, started as something else. The families that came here molded the state and were molded by it. This book explores just how the experiences of 2 of the early Anglo  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2006005037
(OCoLC)64208225
Named Person: Anne Sutherland; Robertson family.; Sutherland family.; Anne Sutherland; Robertson family; Sutherland family; Robertson family.; Anne Sutherland; Sutherland family.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Sutherland
ISBN: 9781603445412 1603445412
OCLC Number: 632388767
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 222 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Discovering my Texas identity --
Writing as a tradition --
The Robertson papers --
Learning Texas history --
Sterling Clack Robertson, empresario --
The Alabama settlement --
The prayer on the Sabine --
Making a living --
The Comanche, Karankawa, Lipan Apache, and Tonkawa --
Political rumblings in the Alabama settlement --
The Alabama settlement at war --
The Texas revolution as myth and identity ritual --
Aftermath of the war : tragedy and humor --
Getting rid of wildness --
The wild woman of the Navidad --
The civilizing elites : Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson --
The end of slavery --
Remember who you are --
The macaroni road comes to Edna --
The migration to Uvalde --
Getting an education --
Family reunions.
Series Title: Elma Dill Russell Spencer series in the West and Southwest, no. 25.
Responsibility: by Anne H. Sutherland.

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