Historical Atlas of Texas

Historical Atlas of Texas

by A. Ray Stephens
     
 

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Texas, a land with a unique image, has remained for the most part within the American mainstream. In this historical atlas sixty-four maps, accompanied by brief interpretive essays, illustrate the most significant events and subject areas in Texas history and geography.

Since the arrival of the first Europeans in 1528, six different nations have claimed

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Texas, a land with a unique image, has remained for the most part within the American mainstream. In this historical atlas sixty-four maps, accompanied by brief interpretive essays, illustrate the most significant events and subject areas in Texas history and geography.

Since the arrival of the first Europeans in 1528, six different nations have claimed sovereignty over the Lone Star state’s diverse regions. Readers and scholars at all levels will enjoy learning from this atlas how Texas’s native inhabitants and later arrivals responded to each other and to the state’s varied terrain.

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This study of Texas heritage begins by focusing on the natural resources that have contributed to the state's history. Subsequent maps follow the movement of various ethnic groups, geology and plant life. Contains maps of the Spanish and French occupations, the Anglo- American intrusion, the Texas Revolution, the Republic of Texas era, the state's secession movement, the Civil War in Texas, cattle drives and petroleum discoveries together with special-interest maps featuring hurricanes, military installations, conservation areas, and political and economic districts. Sixty-four maps accompanied by interpretive essays. 9x12" Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806123073
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
09/28/1990
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.74(w) x 12.05(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

A. Ray Stephens is retired as Professor of History at the University of North Texas, Denton, and Director of the Texas History Institute.

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