Texas Flags

Texas Flags

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Now available in paperback Winner of the T. R. Fehrenbach Book Award ." . . a lushly illustrated record of the banners that have united and galvanized the citizens of the Lone Star State."--"Publishers Weekly" ." . . exemplifies both the achievements and the limitations of this new field of research. His book . . . superbly documents the unique role that the Lone Star State has played in American flag culture, from the Texas Republic's adoption of its now-famous banner in the late 1830s through the period of the Confederacy and the Lost Cause."--"Journal of Southern History"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 240 x 304 x 16mm | 1,260.98g
  • Texas A & M University Press
  • College Station, United States
  • English
  • 127 colour illustrations, 29 b&w photos, 4 colour maps, bib, index
  • 158544166X
  • 9781585441662

About Robert Maberry

ROBERT MABERRY JR., assistant professor of history at McMurry University, wrote this book as guest curator for the exhibition, Texas Flags: 1836-1945, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. He has also served as the director of the Historical Flags of Texas Project, a conservation effort sponsored by the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission. He now resides in Abilene, Texas.show more

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"... a lushly illustrated record of the banners that have united and galvanized the citizens of the Lone Star State." - Publishers Weekly "... exemplifies both the achievements and the limitations of this new field of research. His book... superbly documents the unique role that the Lone Star State has played in American flag culture, from the Texas Republic's adoption of its now-famous banner in the late 1830s through the period of the Confederacy and the Lost Cause." - Journal of Southern History"show more

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