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Sam Houston : the great designer

Author: Llerena Friend
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1969, ©1954.
Series: Texas history paperbacks, TH 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Sam Houston that examines his role as an American statesman.

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Genre/Form: Biographie
History
Named Person: Sam Houston; Sam Houston; Sam Houston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Llerena Friend
ISBN: 0292784228 9780292784222
OCLC Number: 11325116
Notes: "Under a similar title and in only a slightly different form, this biography ... was prepared as a doctoral dissertation in history at the University of Texas."
Description: xi, 394 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Tennessee background --
The Indian interlude --
Opportunist in Texas --
General Houston --
Houston's Republic --
More coy than forward: diplomacy of annexation --
Senator Houston of Texas --
Alone in the Senate --
Aspirations to the presidency --
For love of the Union.
Series Title: Texas history paperbacks, TH 2.
Responsibility: Llerena Friend.

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"This biography, the most nearly definitive that has yet appeared, suggests that Sam Houston must be numbered with the great." * Southwestern Historical Quarterly * "Finally, let it be emphasized Read more...

 
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