Texas Traditions: The Culture of the Lone Star State

Texas Traditions: The Culture of the Lone Star State

by Robyn Montana Turner

Hardcover(1st ed)

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Overview

Packed with full-color reproductions of fine art, photographs, maps, posters, and other artifacts, Texas Traditions explores the rich history and many diverse traditions that have shaped the culture of the Lone Star State.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316856393
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 04/28/1996
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.54(w) x 10.26(h) x 0.33(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Faces of Texans
8(16)
Native American Texans
10(2)
Mexican Texans
12(2)
European Texans
14(2)
Anglo-American Texans
16(2)
African-American Texans
18(2)
Asian-American Texans
20(2)
Crossing Cultures
22(2)
Six Flags Over Texas
23(1)
The Call of the Land
24(14)
Land Meets Water
26(1)
Wind and Weather
27(1)
Landmarks
28(2)
Texas Flora
30(3)
Texas Fauna
33(5)
The Legend of the State Flower
37(1)
Lone Star Legacy
38(14)
The Rise of the Lone Star State
40(4)
Independence and Statehood
44(2)
The Capital of Texas
46(2)
Education for the People
48(2)
Religions of the People
50(2)
Servants of the State
51(1)
Texans at Work
52(14)
Rodeo!
54(4)
Working on Land and Sea
58(2)
Black Gold!
60(1)
New Ways of Working
61(1)
The Entertainment Industry
62(1)
Service Industries
63(1)
Challenges Ahead
64(2)
Texas Talk
65(1)
State of the Art
66(14)
The Visual Arts
68(4)
Rhythm and Music
72(3)
The Spoken and Written Word
75(3)
Theater and Dance
78(2)
Keepers of the Culture
79(1)
Ceremonies & Celebrations
80(12)
Celebrations of Spring
82(2)
Celebrations of Summer
84(2)
Celebrations of Fall
86(2)
Celebrations of Winter
88(2)
Celebrations for Every Day
90(2)
The State Dish
91(1)
Bibliography 92(1)
Acknowledgments 93(1)
Illustration Credits 93(1)
Index 94

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