Texas: The Lone Star State (8th Edition)
Rupert N. Richardson, Adrian Anderson, Cary D. Wintz, Ernest Wallace
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Written in narrative style, this comprehensive, general survey of Texas history—from early times to the present—offers a balanced, scholarly presentation of all eras and topics. It explores the full range of political affairs, social issues, and economic developments, as well as ethnic, racial, and gender issues. The Country and Its Native Peoples. Exploration and Occupation 1519-1763. Spanish Texas 1763-1821. Texas Under Mexican Rule. The Prelude to Revolution 1826-1835. The Texas Revolution 1835-1836. The Republic of Texas 1836-1845. Early Statehood 1846-1861. Pioneer Institutions. Secession and War 1860-1865. Reconstruction 1865-1874. From Reconstruction to Reform 1874-1890. The Advance of the Frontier. In the Age of Reform 1890-1910. Life at the Turn of the Century. Crusades and Complacency 1910-1930. The Great Depression 1930-1941. World War II — and After 1941-1962. Politics of an Urban Land 1962-1996. At the End of the Century. For anyone interested in Texas history.