The Resource Big wonderful thing : a history of Texas, Stephen Harrigan

Big wonderful thing : a history of Texas, Stephen Harrigan

Label
Big wonderful thing : a history of Texas
Title
Big wonderful thing
Title remainder
a history of Texas
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Harrigan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stephen Harrigan brings to life with novelistic immediacy the generations of driven men and women who shaped Texas, all of them taking their part in the creation of a place that became not just a nation, not just a state, but an indelible idea
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10819095
Cataloging source
TxU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harrigan, Stephen
Dewey number
976.4
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F386
LC item number
.H267 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Texas bookshelf
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Texas
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a history of Texas
Label
Big wonderful thing : a history of Texas, Stephen Harrigan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 870-890) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Castaways -- Golden cities -- Woe to us -- The lady in blue -- Voyageurs -- God's work -- Filibusters -- God speed ye -- The Texas dream -- The consequence of failure -- Come and take it -- The Alamo is ours! -- Vengeance -- Aftermath -- Spartan spirit -- "Savage ware fare" -- The broken flagpole -- Los diablos tejanos -- The crisis of the crisis -- Robbers and lawyers -- Warriors and refugees -- I will never do it -- With throbbing hearts -- Reconstructed -- The end of Comancheria -- Fenced in -- Turn Texas loose -- Bipedal brutes -- Scorpions and horny toads -- A thousand little devils -- Gushers -- Light coming on the plains -- Sediciosos -- Pa -- War at home and abroad -- The blacksnake whip -- Music and mayhem -- The boy from the hill country -- Centennial -- Passionate ones -- Texans at war again -- The show of shows -- A new Texas -- Ye shall know the truth -- The lord takes a sleeping pill -- Giant -- A gamblin' man -- Welcome Mr. Kennedy -- El degüello reprise -- The voice of god -- The tower -- Vigil on the pedernales -- A side to belong to -- Don't be so self-righteous -- Baptism of fire -- Texans versus Texans -- Epilogue. Davy Crockett's fairy palace
Control code
2018060912
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
925 pages
Isbn
9780292759510
Lccn
2018060912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1083675527
Label
Big wonderful thing : a history of Texas, Stephen Harrigan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 870-890) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Castaways -- Golden cities -- Woe to us -- The lady in blue -- Voyageurs -- God's work -- Filibusters -- God speed ye -- The Texas dream -- The consequence of failure -- Come and take it -- The Alamo is ours! -- Vengeance -- Aftermath -- Spartan spirit -- "Savage ware fare" -- The broken flagpole -- Los diablos tejanos -- The crisis of the crisis -- Robbers and lawyers -- Warriors and refugees -- I will never do it -- With throbbing hearts -- Reconstructed -- The end of Comancheria -- Fenced in -- Turn Texas loose -- Bipedal brutes -- Scorpions and horny toads -- A thousand little devils -- Gushers -- Light coming on the plains -- Sediciosos -- Pa -- War at home and abroad -- The blacksnake whip -- Music and mayhem -- The boy from the hill country -- Centennial -- Passionate ones -- Texans at war again -- The show of shows -- A new Texas -- Ye shall know the truth -- The lord takes a sleeping pill -- Giant -- A gamblin' man -- Welcome Mr. Kennedy -- El degüello reprise -- The voice of god -- The tower -- Vigil on the pedernales -- A side to belong to -- Don't be so self-righteous -- Baptism of fire -- Texans versus Texans -- Epilogue. Davy Crockett's fairy palace
Control code
2018060912
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
925 pages
Isbn
9780292759510
Lccn
2018060912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1083675527

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