Texas: Mapping the Lone Star State through History: Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress

Texas: Mapping the Lone Star State through History: Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress

by Don Blevins, Vincent Virga
     
 

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Combining 50 rare, beautiful, and diverse maps of Texas from the collections of the Library of Congress, informative captions about the origins and contents of those maps, and essays on Lone Star State history, this book is a collectible for cartography buffs and a celebration of state history for residents, former residents, and visitors.

Overview

Combining 50 rare, beautiful, and diverse maps of Texas from the collections of the Library of Congress, informative captions about the origins and contents of those maps, and essays on Lone Star State history, this book is a collectible for cartography buffs and a celebration of state history for residents, former residents, and visitors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762762347
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/06/2010
Series:
Mapping the States through History
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
21 MB
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Meet the Author

Vincent Virga has been called “America's foremost picture editor.” He is the coauthor of Eyes of the Nation and the author of Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations, produced in cooperation with the Library of Congress.

Don Blevins is the author of several books, including A Priest, a Prostitute, and Some other Early Texans (TwoDot) and Texas Towns: From Abner to Zipperlandville. He has a master of education degree in Southwestern studies and is a member of the Texas State Historical Association.

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