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Texas: Crossroads of North America

Texas: Crossroads of North America
Author: Jesus F. De la Teja - Paula Marks - Ron Tyler
ISBN 13: 9780618073610
ISBN 10: 618073612
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2003-10-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 528
List Price: $125.95

Incorporating the latest scholarship, this text chronicles the development of the political, economic, and social identity of Texas through the unique insight of three authors. The thematically arranged text 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," fea