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Texans Always Move Them
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Texans Always Move Them: A True History of Texas presents the unfolding events in the drama of Texas in a way sure to provide hours of stimulating conversation and enjoyable reading. The people, art,... More > music, places and events that have shaped Texas are presented. In many cases selections from their speeches and anecdotes from their lives allow the reader to experience Texas at its best.
It has been said that "it takes a Texan to write Texas history". This volume was written by a sixth-generation Texan. If you ever wondered why Texans play a dominate role in music, culture and politics, find out why "Texans always move them".< Less
The Freebooter: A Story of the Texan War
The Freebooter: A Story of the Texan War is a fiction story by Gustave Aimard. Published by Ward and Lock in 1861. This book was converted in digital format which has 25 chapters (276 pages ). ... More > Gustave Aimard was was the author of numerous books about Latin America.< Less
Texans Always Move Them:
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A history of Texas filled with colorful anecdotes and quotes from famous Texans. It includes expanded coverage of topics most frequently searched for from pre-history through the 21st century noting... More > important Texans and their accomplishments. Besides covering political and military events, this volume also covers Texas art, religion, music and writers. The comprehensive inclusion of these varied disciplines makes this a history book that covers just about every major aspect of how Texans and their State have influenced the world. This volume is sure to provide hours of enjoyable reading and thought provoking conversation.< Less
A Texan in Search of a Fight
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This is the story of John C. West of Waco, Texas. It contains his daily diary as well as the letters that he sent home to his wife and others while assigned to Co.E, 4th Texas Infantry, Hood's... More > Brigade.< Less
The White Scalper: A Story of the Texan War
THE WHITE SCALPER. A Story of the Texan War. Written by GUSTAVE AIMARD, AUTHOR OF "INDIAN SCOUT," "FREEBOOTERS," "BORDER RIFLES" ETC. Published by WARD AND LOCK, 168,... More > FLEET STREET. Gustave Aimard was born Olivier Aimard in Paris in 1818. He was the author of numerous books about Latin America.
As he once said, he was the son of two people who were married, ‘but not with each other.’ His father, François Sébastiani de la Porta (1775–1851) was a general in Napoleon’s army and one of the ambassadors of the Louis Philippe government. Sébastini was married to the Duchess de Coigny. In 1806 the couple produced a daughter: Alatrice-Rosalba Fanny. Shortly after her birth the mother died. Fanny was raised by her grandmother, the Duchess de Coigny. According to the New York Times of July 9, 1883, Aimard’s mother was Mme. de Faudoas, married to Anne Jean Marie René de Savary, Duke de Rovigo (1774–1833).< Less