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DEFIANCE! A Saga of David Crockett and the Alamo - Revised Third Edition By James Charles Bouffard, Psy.D., Ph.D.
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"In 1835, David Crockett's political career crumbled and he left Tennessee in search of a new homestead in Texas. But signs of war with Mexico brought him to San Antonio de Bexar, where he died... More > in a defiant determination to live up to his legend. This singular gesture outstripped everything his bureaucratic promoters did to extend his reputation for fearlessness and integrity, leaving the final and most decisive act of legend entirely his own." This work takes you from his ancestral beginnings to his birth and early adventures; to the Creek War; to his sadness and Congress - all the way to the Alamo and beyond... It also answers two compelling questions: When did "Davy" start calling himself David? And did he surrender at the Alamo?...Also learn: How David's first wife, Polly, died... Who suggested Travis and Bowie as co-commanders of the Alamo... How many defenders really died in the final assault. And much more... Illustrated with period paintings, maps and photographs.< Less
DEFIANCE! A Saga of David Crockett and the Alamo - Revised Third Edition By James Charles Bouffard, Psy.D., Ph.D.
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"In 1835, David Crockett's political career crumbled and he left Tennessee in search of a new homestead in Texas. But signs of war with Mexico brought him to San Antonio de Bexar, where he died... More > in a defiant determination to live up to his legend. This singular gesture outstripped everything his bureaucratic promoters did to extend his reputation for fearlessness and integrity, leaving the final and most decisive act of legend entirely his own." This work takes you from his ancestral beginnings to his birth and early adventures; to the Creek War; to his sadness and Congress - all the way to the Alamo and beyond... It also answers two compelling questions: When did "Davy" start calling himself David? And did he surrender at the Alamo?...Also learn: How David's first wife, Polly, died... Who suggested Travis and Bowie as co-commanders of the Alamo... How many defenders really died in the final assault. And much more... Illustrated with period paintings, maps and photographs.< Less
Los Alamos National Lab: Corporate Colonialism in the Land of Disenchantment By La Jicarita Contributors
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La Jicarita, an online journal of environmental politics, has covered Los Alamos National Laboratory, the nuclear weapons facility in northern New Mexico, since 2012. La Jicarita essays included in... More > this e-book document the corruption, managerial incompetence, safety violations, and retaliation against workers and whistleblowers that plague this institution. As the Lab's mission extends to the production of plutonium pits, the cores of thermonuclear weapons, it's important that the public knows the history of this Cold War legacy that continues to threaten our health and well being.< Less
The Pacific Coast Railway Comes to Arroyo Grande and Los Alamos By Charlie H. Johnson, Jr.
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This book tells the story of the pioneering narrow-gauge railroad on California's Central Coast. Growing from a two-thousand foot freight line running from the nearest wagon road to the Port San Luis... More > pier in the early 1970s, eventually the Pacific Coast Railway extended northwards to the city of San Luis Obispo and southwards through Low Alamos to Los Olivos, in the Santa Yanez Valley, by the mid-1880s. This book tells its story through the unique newspaper and photo records of the BENNETT-LOOMIS ARCHIVES in Arroyo Grande, CA. Originally published as two books--one for the centennial of the arrival of the Pacific Coast Railway into Arroyo Grande in 1881 and one for the centennial of its arrival in Los Alamos in 1882--this publication combines both into a single volume. In addition to the narrative of the construction and operation of the railway line, the text also includes anecdotes about "P.C. Railway Humor" and "Wrecks and Mishaps."< Less
The Pacific Coast Railway Comes to Arroyo Grande and Los Alamos By Charlie H. Johnson, Jr.
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This book tells the story of the pioneering narrow-gauge railroad on California's Central Coast. Growing from a two-thousand foot freight line running from the nearest wagon road to the Port San Luis... More > pier in the early 1970s, eventually the Pacific Coast Railway extended northwards to the city of San Luis Obispo and southwards through Low Alamos to Los Olivos, in the Santa Yanez Valley, by the mid-1880s. This book tells its story through the unique newspaper and photo records of the BENNETT-LOOMIS ARCHIVES in Arroyo Grande, CA. Originally published as two books--one for the centennial of the arrival of the Pacific Coast Railway into Arroyo Grande in 1881 and one for the centennial of its arrival in Los Alamos in 1882--this publication combines both into a single volume. In addition to the narrative of the construction and operation of the railway line, the text also includes anecdotes about "P.C. Railway Humor" and "Wrecks and Mishaps."< Less
El suave vaivén de los álamos By Horacio Lobos Luna
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A través de los cuentos que lo componen, este libro despliega el ciclo histórico del nacimiento, desarrollo y decadencia de dos civilizaciones. Desde los lugares más comunes... More > hace emerger la posibilidad de un futuro sorprendente, fundado por el acto trivial más insignificante. Son estos actos, la azarosa repetición de su eterno ciclo de errores, horrores y triunfos, como de esperanzas humanas hacia las que parecen empujar siempre, los que configuran el mundo de sus personajes, atrapados en mitad de su despliegue y su descenlace definitivo.< Less
El suave vaivén de los álamos By Horacio Lobos Luna
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A través de los cuentos que lo componen, este libro despliega el ciclo histórico del nacimiento, desarrollo y decadencia de dos civilizaciones. Desde los lugares más comunes... More > hace emerger la posibilidad de un futuro sorprendente, fundado por el acto trivial más insignificante. Son estos actos, la azarosa repetición de su eterno ciclo de errores, horrores y triunfos, como de esperanzas humanas hacia las que parecen empujar siempre, los que configuran el mundo de sus personajes, atrapados en mitad de su despliegue y su descenlace definitivo.< Less
Thirteen Days to Glory By William K. Moore
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A day-by-day description of the 13 days of the siege of the Alamo.
Circle Magic By Kathleen Runyan
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Kathleen Runyan grew up in Flint, Michigan and moved to Los Alamos in 1943. She was a beloved member of the Los Alamos Poetry Posse. At 91, she said, "I still have my own teeth, still comb my... More > gray hair, my legs move but don't run any races. I write to convince myself that I am still alive.” Kathleen Runyan was a poet, playwright, painter, and potter. Her plays were performed in Houston and Santa Fe. She died on July 23, 2011 at the age of 91. Circle Magic is a posthumous collection of selected poems.< Less
Circle Magic By Kathleen Runyan
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Kathleen Runyan grew up in Flint, Michigan and moved to Los Alamos in 1943. She was a beloved member of the Los Alamos Poetry Posse. At 91, she said, "I still have my own teeth, still comb my... More > gray hair, my legs move but don't run any races. I write to convince myself that I am still alive.” Kathleen Runyan was a poet, playwright, painter, and potter. Her plays were performed in Houston and Santa Fe. She died on July 23, 2011 at the age of 91. Circle Magic is a posthumous collection of selected poems.< Less

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