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David Crockett in Congress
     

David Crockett in Congress

by Jim Boylston
 

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We've all heard of Davy Crockett, the King of the Wild Frontier, but serious historians have long known that the man behind the myth was more substantive. David Crockett in Congress: The Rise and Fall of the Poor Man’s Friend is the first book to provide a full and accurate portrait of this American legend. With here-to-fore unpublished documents, and all

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We've all heard of Davy Crockett, the King of the Wild Frontier, but serious historians have long known that the man behind the myth was more substantive. David Crockett in Congress: The Rise and Fall of the Poor Man’s Friend is the first book to provide a full and accurate portrait of this American legend. With here-to-fore unpublished documents, and all the political writings of Crockett, as well as a complete collection of Crockett holographs and portraits, David Crockett in Congress is an insightful and provocative addition to the library of any American historian, Texas historian, Crockett buff, or political historian.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781939055033
Publisher:
Bright Sky Press
Publication date:
12/04/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
337
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Jim Boylston is a member of the Alamo Society, the Alamo Battlefield Association, and has contributed important articles to the Alamo Journal and The Crockett Chronicle. He is also the creator and moderator of the Alamo Studies online forum (alamostudies.com). He lives in Orlando, Florida.

Allen J. Wiener is co-author of The Music of the Alamo. He has written for The Washington Post, People, American History, The Alamo Journal, Western Clippings, Goldmine and Discoveries. He lives in Potomac, Maryland.

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