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Chronicles the Lone Star state"s history from the arrival of the Europeans in the sixteenth century, to the conflict at the Alamo, to the state"s contradictory role in America today, in an account that explores its diverse cultural heritage.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 561-588) and index.
|Statement||James L. Haley|
|LC Classifications||F386 .H2355 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 636 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||636|
|LC Control Number||2005058062|
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PASSIONATE NATION THE EPIC HISTORY OF TEXAS Haley’s highly readable book complements but does not replace Randolph B. Campbell’s more idea-driven Gone to Texas (), and it nicely updates T.R.
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