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Texas free pdf Texas: Crossroads of North America, 2nd Edition, chronicles the development of the political, economic, and social identity of Texas by presenting the unique insights of three authors and incorporating the latest scholarship. The thematically arranged book covers the full scope of Spanish exploration and colonization efforts, as well as the transformation of the Texas economy and society in the 20th century. The first theme, "Texas as place," presents the state as a crossroads of geographies and cultures, while the second theme, "Texas as opportunity," features the progression of visitors, immigrants, and Native Texans as they learn to make use of the region's resources. The third theme, "Texas as 'cultural centrifuge,'" focuses on the convergence, separation, and emergence of various cultural groups in the state.

About Jesus F. de la Teja

Jesus F. de la Teja is Jerome and Catherine Supple Professor of Southwestern Studies, Director of the Center for the Study of the Southwest, and Regents' Professor of History at Texas State University. A past president of the Texas State Historical Association, he was also the inaugural State Historian of Texas. He is the award-winning author and editor of numerous works on Spanish, Mexican, and Republic-era Texas. Ron Tyler is the retired director of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas. He also served as Professor of History and Director of the Center for Studies in Texas History and the Texas State Historical Association at The University of Texas at Austin. He has written or edited more than twenty books in the fields of Texas history and American, Western American, and Mexican art and history. Nancy Beck Young is Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Houston. She has held year-long residential fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. and at the Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University. Young's scholarship mixes general evaluations of national politics with specific studies of Texans on the national stage.

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Author : Jesus F. de la Teja
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
Data Published : 05 December 2014
ISBN : 1133947387
EAN : 9781133947387
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 592 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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