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The History of Texas / Edition 5
     

The History of Texas / Edition 5

by Wiley
 

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ISBN-10: 1118617738

ISBN-13: 9781118617731

Pub. Date: 01/28/2014

Publisher: Wiley

The History of Texas is fully revised and updated in this fifth edition to reflect the latest scholarship in its coverage of Texas history from the pre-Columbian era to the present.

  • Fully revised to reflect the most recent scholarly findings
  • Offers extensive coverage of twentieth-century Texas history
  • Includes an overview of Texas

Overview

The History of Texas is fully revised and updated in this fifth edition to reflect the latest scholarship in its coverage of Texas history from the pre-Columbian era to the present.

  • Fully revised to reflect the most recent scholarly findings
  • Offers extensive coverage of twentieth-century Texas history
  • Includes an overview of Texas history up to the Election of 2012
  • Provides online resources for students and instructors, including a test bank, maps, presentation slides, and more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118617731
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
536
Sales rank:
196,362
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps     vi

Preface and Acknowledgments     vii

Timeline     x

Chapter 1 Contact of Civilizations, 1521–1721     1

Chapter 2 Spaniards in a Far Northern Frontera, 1721–1821     27

Chapter 3 Mexican Texas, 1821–1836     54

Chapter 4 Launching a Nation, 1836–1848     83

Chapter 5 Statehood, Secession, and Civil War, 1848–1865     111

Chapter 6 The Era of Reconstruction, 1865–1876     142

Chapter 7 A Frontier Society in Transition, 1876–1886     181

Chapter 8 Texas in the Age of Agrarian Discontent, 1886–1900     213

Chapter 9 Texas in the Progressive Era, 1900–1929     237

Chapter 10 Texas and the Great Depression, 1929–1941     289

Chapter 11 War, Prosperity, and Modernization, 1941–1960     328

Chapter 12 Texas in Transition, 1960–1986     375

Chapter 13 A New Texas? 1986–2001     406

Chapter 14 Into the New Millennium, 2001–2012     439

Appendix     469

Index     474

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