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The Resource The magnificent barbarians : little-told tales of the Texas Revolution, Bill and Marjorie K. Walraven ; illustrated by John C. Davis, Jr

The magnificent barbarians : little-told tales of the Texas Revolution, Bill and Marjorie K. Walraven ; illustrated by John C. Davis, Jr

Label
The magnificent barbarians : little-told tales of the Texas Revolution
Title
The magnificent barbarians
Title remainder
little-told tales of the Texas Revolution
Statement of responsibility
Bill and Marjorie K. Walraven ; illustrated by John C. Davis, Jr
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides new insights into the common heritage between Texas and Mexico. An entertaining book, richly layered in fact and lore
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
976.4/03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F390
LC item number
.W17 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The magnificent barbarians : little-told tales of the Texas Revolution, Bill and Marjorie K. Walraven ; illustrated by John C. Davis, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-210) and index
Contents
The pathfinders. The first Europeans ; Super seamanship ; Cabeza de Vaca ; A beach ordeal ; Incredible journey ; The first republic ; "GTT" -- Rumblings of revolt. Background ; Take one cannon ; La Bahía ; Death of a friendly foe ; The first to fall ; Ben Milan's last fight ; Philip Dimmitt ; A Texas villian ; Independence declared -- Bexar. Fall fo the Alamo ; Col. James Neill ; A Tejano Alamo hero ; How did Davy die? ; The 1824 flag -- Death in the springtime. Fannin's indecision ; Two who survived ; A soldier's wish ; The angel of Goliad -- Incredible victory. Yellow Stone ; Animals at war ; Alphonso Steele ; A young idealist ; How it happened ; "The Sabine chute" ; A question of conspiracy -- Paladins. The mighty pen ; Lorenzo de Zavala ; Another Houston love ; A different Santa Anna ; John Files Tom ; Their blood ran red, too ; ¡Recuerden! ; The fightingest Texian
Control code
27109099
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 225 p.
Isbn
9780890158739
Lccn
92071462 //r94
Note
  • Library's copy 1: Autographed by the authors.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Texas State University, Albert B. Alkek Library bookplate: Gift of Mary Jane Cage. Signed by authors. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The magnificent barbarians : little-told tales of the Texas Revolution, Bill and Marjorie K. Walraven ; illustrated by John C. Davis, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-210) and index
Contents
The pathfinders. The first Europeans ; Super seamanship ; Cabeza de Vaca ; A beach ordeal ; Incredible journey ; The first republic ; "GTT" -- Rumblings of revolt. Background ; Take one cannon ; La Bahía ; Death of a friendly foe ; The first to fall ; Ben Milan's last fight ; Philip Dimmitt ; A Texas villian ; Independence declared -- Bexar. Fall fo the Alamo ; Col. James Neill ; A Tejano Alamo hero ; How did Davy die? ; The 1824 flag -- Death in the springtime. Fannin's indecision ; Two who survived ; A soldier's wish ; The angel of Goliad -- Incredible victory. Yellow Stone ; Animals at war ; Alphonso Steele ; A young idealist ; How it happened ; "The Sabine chute" ; A question of conspiracy -- Paladins. The mighty pen ; Lorenzo de Zavala ; Another Houston love ; A different Santa Anna ; John Files Tom ; Their blood ran red, too ; ¡Recuerden! ; The fightingest Texian
Control code
27109099
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 225 p.
Isbn
9780890158739
Lccn
92071462 //r94
Note
  • Library's copy 1: Autographed by the authors.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Texas State University, Albert B. Alkek Library bookplate: Gift of Mary Jane Cage. Signed by authors. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill., maps

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