The past has long fingers into the present, but they are not just the fingers of fact. How we remember the past is at least as important as the objective facts of that past. The memories used by a people to define itself have to be understood not just as (sometimes) bad history but also as historical artifacts themselves. Texas' pasts are examined in this groundbreaking volume, featuring chapters by a wide range of scholars. Current historians' views of Texas in the nineteenth century and especially the significance of the ...

Lone Star Pasts: Memory and History in Texas 2006, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9781585445639

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Lone Star Pasts: Memory and History in Texas 2006, Texas A&M University Press

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