Discovering Texas History

Discovering Texas History

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q'Discovering Texas History' is a historiographical reference book that will be invaluable to teachers, students, and researchers of Texas history. Chapter authors are familiar names in Texas history circles--a 'who's who' of high profile historians. Conceived as a follow-up to the award winning (but increasingly dated) 'A Guide the History of Texas' (1988), 'Discovering Texas History' focuses on the major trends in the study of Texas history since 1990. In part one, topical essays address significant historical themes, from race and gender to the arts and urban history. In part two, chronological essays cover the full span of Texas historiography from the Spanish era to the modern day. In each case, the goal is to analyze and summarize the subjects that have captured the attention of professional historians so that 'Discovering Texas History' will take its place as the standard work on the history of Texas historyq--For a discussion of the influences on and development of country music in West Texas, see Joe Carr and Alan Munde, Prairie ... and Jay Brakefield, Deep Ellum: The Other Side of Dallas (College Station: Texas Aaamp;M University Press, 2013).

Title:Discovering Texas History
Author:Bruce A. Glasrud, Cary D. Wintz
Publisher:University of Oklahoma Press - 2014-09-09


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