The Texas Military Experience

The Texas Military Experience : From the Revolution through World War II

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Ever since the Alamo, the military has been a vivid part of the Texas experience. In this classic work, thirteen scholars address the significance of that military experience. In "The Texas Military Experience", prominent authors reevaluate famous personalities, reassess noted battles and units, and bring fresh perspectives to such matters as the interplay of fiction, film, and historical understanding.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 408.23g
  • Texas A & M University Press
  • College Station, United States
  • English
  • 10 b&w photos. Index.
  • 1603441972
  • 9781603441971
  • 1,463,414

About Joseph G. Dawson

JOSEPH G. DAWSON III is a professor of history at Texas A&M University. He served as director of Texas A&M s Military Studies Institute from 1986 to 2000.
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Review quote

"Collectively, these essays provide an excellent overview of Texas military history, while they also ask us to reevaluate some of the distinctions we draw between image and reality." - Journal of American History "An engaging and well-organized introduction to the state's military history...." - New Mexico Historical Review "Brings together twelve scholars - including some of the best who have worked or continue to work in this field..." - East Texas Historical Journal"
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