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Author: William C. Davis Narrator: Jonathan Hogan Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. Audio Length: Release Date: March 2008 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781449803827

Publisher Description

No historian has been able to capture so elegantly the factors influencing the formation of the state of Texas. Three-time winner of the Jefferson Davis Award, William C. Davis precisely describes the spirit of the times during this momentous period. The conflicts between Anglo Texans, native Tejanos, and Mexican officials that led to war come to life with invigorating detail.

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    " Outstanding text discussing the beginnings of the Republic of Texas. "

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    " Excellent book about the settlement of Texas by immigrant Americans, Germans and Mexicans who lived in Texas under Mexican rule. A real good read for those interested in knowing more about the birth of the Texas Republic and an insight into the culture of Texans. "

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    " Outstanding text discussing the beginnings of the Republic of Texas. "

    - Daniel, 9/1/2009
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    " Every good American should read about how the greatest state in the Union came to be. "

    - Andrew, 5/27/2008
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    " Good for work, but not the kind of thing I read for fun... "

    - Candice, 4/12/2008
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    " Excellent book about the settlement of Texas by immigrant Americans, Germans and Mexicans who lived in Texas under Mexican rule. A real good read for those interested in knowing more about the birth of the Texas Republic and an insight into the culture of Texans. "

    - Mark, 7/26/2007

About the Author

William Charles “Jack” Davis is a retired history professor who taught at Virginia Tech. An acclaimed expert on the Civil War, he has served on a number of advisory boards, including the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, the Civil War Preservation Trust, the Museum of the Civil War Soldier in Petersburg, Virginia, the National Park Service, as well as on the Lincoln Prize and Pulitzer Prize nominating juries.

About the Narrator

Jonathan Hogan is a stage, television, and film actor. He has appeared in several episodes of Law & Order, as well as One Life to Live, As the World Turns, and Ryan’s Hope. In 1985 his performance in the play As Is earned him a Tony Award nomination.