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The Alamo : a cultural history

Author: Frank T Thompson
Publisher: Dallas, Tex. : Taylor Trade Pub., ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Far more than another retelling of the story of the siege and fall of the fabled fort, THE ALAMO: A CULTURAL HISTORY looks at the far-reaching impact of the image and meaning of the Alamo, an image that has become an unshakeable part of our country's popular and political culture.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thompson, Frank T., 1952-
Alamo.
Dallas, Tex. : Taylor Trade Pub., ©2001
(OCoLC)656571847
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank T Thompson
ISBN: 0878332545 9780878332540
OCLC Number: 45463410
Description: 264 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The mission --
The fortress --
From Army headquarters to department store --
The second battle of the Alamo --
The Alamo of poet and playwright --
The cinematic Alamo --
Fun and games : Alamo toys, songs, and souvenirs --
Rebuilding the Alamo --
Alamo ghosts --
The Alamo to come.
Responsibility: Frank Thompson.

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Far more than another retelling of the story of the siege and fall of the fabled fort, THE ALAMO: A CULTURAL HISTORY looks at the far-reaching impact of the image and meaning of the Alamo, an image that has become an unshakeable part of our country's popular and political culture.

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