Texas: Portrait of a State

Texas: Portrait of a State

by Laurence Parent
     
 

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Texas is unique, not only because it is the only state to enter the Union by way of a treaty, but because a clause in that treaty gives Texas the right, in perpetuity, to divide into as many as five separate states. These "Five States of Texas" reflect the remarkable geographic variety of this vast landscape. From the plains and mountains, beaches and

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Texas is unique, not only because it is the only state to enter the Union by way of a treaty, but because a clause in that treaty gives Texas the right, in perpetuity, to divide into as many as five separate states. These "Five States of Texas" reflect the remarkable geographic variety of this vast landscape. From the plains and mountains, beaches and deserts, forests and rugged canyons, Laurence Parent captures the beauty of the Texas landscapes, places, and people that are as diverse as its many-faceted culture.

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"Parent, a freelance photographer and writer specializing in landscape, travel, and nature subjects, presents a portrait of Texas through color photos of its landscapes, places, and people, including nature scenes, skylines of cities, Spanish missions, oil rigs, cowboys, and recreational areas." —Eithne O'Leyne, ProtoView

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882409153
Publisher:
Graphic Arts Books
Publication date:
08/15/2013
Series:
Portrait of a Place Series
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
540,448
Product dimensions:
9.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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