Gone to Texas: A History of the Lone Star State / Edition 2

Gone to Texas: A History of the Lone Star State / Edition 2

by Randolph B. "Mike" Campbell
     
 

Gone to Texas engagingly tells the story of the Lone Star State, from the arrival of humans in the Panhandle more than 10,000 years ago to the opening of the twenty-first century. Focusing on the state's successive waves of immigrants, the book offers an inclusive view of the vast array of Texans who, often in conflict with each other and always in a struggle with

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Gone to Texas engagingly tells the story of the Lone Star State, from the arrival of humans in the Panhandle more than 10,000 years ago to the opening of the twenty-first century. Focusing on the state's successive waves of immigrants, the book offers an inclusive view of the vast array of Texans who, often in conflict with each other and always in a struggle with the land, created a history and an idea of Texas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199779406
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/11/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
184,878
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Randolph B. "Mike" Campbell is Lone Star Professor of History at the University of North Texas.

Table of Contents

Maps and Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments

1. The First Texans
2. Exploration and Adventure, 1519-1689
3. Spanish Texas, 1690-1779
4. Spanish Texas in the Age of Revolutions, 1779-1821
5. Mexican Texas, 1821-1835
6. The Texas Revolution, 1835-1836
7. The Republic of Texas, 1836-1846
8. Frontier Texas, 1846-1861
9. Empire State of the South, 1846-1861
10. The Civil War, 1861-1865
11. Reconstruction, 1865-1876
12. The Old West, 1877-1900
13. The New South and the Populist Revolt, 1877-1900
14. The Progressive Era, 1901-1920
15. The "Prosperity Decade," 1921-1929
16. The Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945
17. The Rise of Modern Texas, 1945-1971
18. Modern Texas, 1971-2000
19. Texas in the New Millennium, 2001-2011
20. The Texas Mystique in the Twenty-First Century

Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Select Bibliography
Index

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