Documents of Texas History

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Documents of Texas History, a valuable reference work for students, teachers, scholars, and history aficionados, provides an in-depth, firsthand understanding of Texas history. The 141 documents selected for this book are accounts of significant events in Texas history, beginning with Cabeza de Vaca’s 1528 expedition and ending with the national influence of the Dallas Cowboys and their Super Bowl victory.

In between these two events—separated by more than four centuries—are scores of documents on a broad range of social, cultural, and political events that have shaped the history of Texas and often affected the nation. Fascinating to read, they relate history as it was lived by the participants and their contemporary observers.

The documents are drawn from a great number of sources: archives, historical periodicals, rare books, government publications, and newspapers. They are arranged in chronological order and each document is prefaced by an introduction that provides background and interpretation of the event or topic at hand. The editors’ careful selections provide an excellent overview of Texas history in all its depth and diversity.

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    Caroline Reaves-Powers (verified owner)

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    Maurice (verified owner)

    Excellence response and bargain. Scanned thru the book quickly and found what I needed. The Goliad Declaration of Independence that preceded the Washington-on-the-Brazos declaration of independence is nowhere to be found in the book. Greatly disappointed! I look forward to reading the book in a more leisure fashion.

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    Daniel Lang Jr (verified owner)

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    Kelly S. (verified owner)

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    McBroom Sharon (verified owner)

    This is jam-packed with great historical documents and information. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in Texas history.

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