At Home in Texas

At Home in Texas

Early Views of the Land

Book - 1987
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Potential immigrants to Texas in the nineteenth century were fed romantic notions about this land of land aplenty, and these notions appealed to all kinds of hardy people. To adventurous souls, promoters' and travelers' descriptions of Texas painted it a savage and exciting country. To the classically minded it seemed reminiscent of the Mediterranean region--the cradle of Western civilization. For some with strong religious convictions, Texas seemed comparable to a new Eden.
Publisher: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c1987
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780890962749
089096274X
Branch Call Number: F 391 .D69 1987
F391 .D69 1987
Characteristics: viii, 164 p. : maps ; 23 cm

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