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The Resource Lone star nation : how a ragged army of volunteers won the battle for Texas independence, and changed America, H.W. Brands

Lone star nation : how a ragged army of volunteers won the battle for Texas independence, and changed America, H.W. Brands

Label
Lone star nation : how a ragged army of volunteers won the battle for Texas independence, and changed America
Title
Lone star nation
Title remainder
how a ragged army of volunteers won the battle for Texas independence, and changed America
Statement of responsibility
H.W. Brands
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces Texas's precarious historical journey to statehood, covering such events as its early colonization, the battle at the Alamo, its Native American and Mexican heritage, and its early days as a new republic
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brands, H. W
Dewey number
976.4/03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F390
LC item number
.B833 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Texas
  • Texas
  • Texas
Label
Lone star nation : how a ragged army of volunteers won the battle for Texas independence, and changed America, H.W. Brands
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [551]-563) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The banks of the Brazos (to 1828) -- The promised land -- El Camino real -- The people of the horse -- Don Estevan -- The three hundred -- Part 2: Ravenous democracy (1828-1834) -- Love and war -- To defend the revolution -- What will become of Texas? -- A conspiracy of volunteers -- The general is friendly -- Part 3: Blood on the sand (1835-1836) -- The sword is drawn -- Lexington on the Guadalupe -- Behind Ben Milam -- The army of operations -- Victory or ... -- At discretion -- Runaway -- A people in arms -- Part 4: Lone Star and Union (1836-1865) -- Victors and vanquished -- Slavery and freedom -- Andrew Jackson dies happy -- The trial of Sam Houston
Control code
52979173
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
582 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385509282
Lccn
2003061921
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Lone star nation : how a ragged army of volunteers won the battle for Texas independence, and changed America, H.W. Brands
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [551]-563) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The banks of the Brazos (to 1828) -- The promised land -- El Camino real -- The people of the horse -- Don Estevan -- The three hundred -- Part 2: Ravenous democracy (1828-1834) -- Love and war -- To defend the revolution -- What will become of Texas? -- A conspiracy of volunteers -- The general is friendly -- Part 3: Blood on the sand (1835-1836) -- The sword is drawn -- Lexington on the Guadalupe -- Behind Ben Milam -- The army of operations -- Victory or ... -- At discretion -- Runaway -- A people in arms -- Part 4: Lone Star and Union (1836-1865) -- Victors and vanquished -- Slavery and freedom -- Andrew Jackson dies happy -- The trial of Sam Houston
Control code
52979173
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
582 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385509282
Lccn
2003061921
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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