Encyclopedia of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution

Encyclopedia of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution

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A guide to the people, places, battles, politics, and documents of the Texas Revolution of 1835-36, and its most famous battle, the Alamo, covering the period from the settlements of Texas through the forming of the Republic. Entries on key figures and events are several pages in length, while other entries are relatively brief. The 13-day Siege and Battle of the Alamo is highlighted with a detailed day-by-day account. Biographies of revolution participants from both sides include every Alamo defender as well as prominent Mexican army officers, many of whom have been previously overlooked. Includes a few b&w maps, and an extensive bibliography of both American and Mexican resources. The author is a freelance writer. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
The Encyclopedia of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution acts as a comprehensive A-to-Z guide to the people, places, battles, politics, and documents from the settlement of Texas through the forming of the Republic. Myths are debunked and controversies are resolved. The 13-day Siege and Battle of the Alamo has been highlighted with an exclusive detailed day-by-day account. Chronologies assist in placing every event in its proper perspective.
Biographies of revolution participants from both sides of the border include every Alamo defender as well as prominent Mexican army officers, many of whom have been heretofore overlooked by more notable names like Crockett and Santa Anna.
Maps and an extensive bibliography of both American and Mexican resources are the finishing touches to this work.

Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 1999
ISBN: 9780786405930
0786405937
Branch Call Number: TEX 976.403 HAT
Characteristics: 229 p. ; 27 cm

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