Gone to Texas: A History of the Lone Star State

Paperback | April 27, 2012

byRandolph B. Mike Campbell

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Gone to Texas engagingly tells the story of the Lone Star State, from the arrival of humans in the Panhandle more than 10,000 years ago to the opening of the twenty-first century. Focusing on the state's successive waves of immigrants, the book offers an inclusive view of the vast array ofTexans who, often in conflict with each other and always in a struggle with the land, created a history and an idea of Texas.

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Gone to Texas engagingly tells the story of the Lone Star State, from the arrival of humans in the Panhandle more than 10,000 years ago to the opening of the twenty-first century. Focusing on the state's successive waves of immigrants, the book offers an inclusive view of the vast array ofTexans who, often in conflict with each other a...

Randolph B. "Mike" Campbell is Lone Star Professor of History at the University of North Texas.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 6.1 × 9.09 × 1.1 inPublished:April 27, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199779406

ISBN - 13:9780199779406

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Maps and IllustrationsPrefaceAcknowledgments1. The First Texans2. Exploration and Adventure, 1519-16893. Spanish Texas, 1690-17794. Spanish Texas in the Age of Revolutions, 1779-18215. Mexican Texas, 1821-18356. The Texas Revolution, 1835-18367. The Republic of Texas, 1836-18468. Frontier Texas, 1846-18619. Empire State of the South, 1846-186110. The Civil War, 1861-186511. Reconstruction, 1865-187612. The Old West, 1877-190013. The New South and the Populist Revolt, 1877-190014. The Progressive Era, 1901-192015. The "Prosperity Decade," 1921-192916. The Great Depression and World War II, 1929-194517. The Rise of Modern Texas, 1945-1971 48518. Modern Texas, 1971-200019. Texas in the New Millennium, 2001-201120. The Texas Mystique in the Twenty-First CenturyAppendix 1Appendix 2Select BibliographyIndex