Encyclopedia of Early Texas History: A Compendium of Texas Antiquity for the Inquisitive Mind

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In this age of hustle and bustle, Texans cannot afford to flounder about unawares of where to turn for information most urgent and necessary as their own history. What you want--nay, what you need--is the encyclopedia herein. The patriot will find stories of heroism and warning, the student will discover annals of valuable learning and the curious will discover purpose renewed in historical origin. With educational and entertaining illustrations, the reader will at once be transported back to historic times and doubtless become the "go-to" guy or gal for Texas trivia. From the arrival of Aguayo to the zeal of Zavala, each page contains a morsel of valuable history of the great state of Texas. Texan and scholar Stephen Biles has collected an invaluable source of information so exciting and excellent that it has been sized to fit within your pocket or purse--after all, one never knows when history might call.
ISBN: 9781626194540
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Texas
Images: 131
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 5 (w) x 7 (h)
Stephen P. Biles is a naturalized Texan who came to Texas after completing high school. As a child he moved with his father's U.S. Army assignments, growing up in San Francisco, Tacoma, San Antonio, Honolulu and Paris. He holds an MA in history and a PhD in educational psychology. He is now retired after working in public and university administration completing his career at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission in Austin. He lives in Austin with his wife.
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