The European Texans
The European Texans highlights the contributions of those who immigrated to the Lone Star State from all over Europe. With numerous photographs and first-hand accounts, author Allan Kownslar introduces readers to the life and culture of French, English, Scottish, Irish, Dutch, Belgian, Swiss, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, German, Wend, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Italian, Greek, and Slavic Texans. His book features - more than 90 illustrations - boxed biographical sketches - excerpts from personal letters - recipes for traditional dishes - immigration statistics The European Texans is part of a five-volume set from the Institute of Texan Cultures. The entire set, entitled Texans All, explores the social and cultural contributions made by five distinctive cultural groups that already existed in Texas prior to its statehood or that came to Texas in the early twentieth century: The Indian Texans, The Mexican Texans, The European Texans, The African Texans, and The Asian Texans.
- Hardback | 224 pages
- 184.9 x 263.7 x 21.8mm | 712.15g
- 01 Mar 2004
- Texas A & M University Press
- College Station, United States
- 88 b&w photos, 4 tables, 5 maps, index
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"This is a striking series, worth reading for everyone."--East Texas Historical Association
About Allan O. Kownslar
ALLAN O. KOWNSLAR, professor of history at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, is a nationally recognized expert in social studies curriculum. He served as president of the Texas Association for the Advancement of History and has written several social studies textbooks including The Texans: Their Land and History.SARA R. MASSEY, general editor for Texans All, is an education specialist at the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio, where she develops social studies instructional materials for Texas history.