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Download Lone Star Rising: The Revolutionary Birth of the Texas Republic Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (38 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: William C. Davis Narrator: Jonathan Hogan Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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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. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Andrew Ross | 1/14/2012

    " Every good American should read about how the greatest state in the Union came to be. "

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

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About the Author

William C. Davis is the author or editor of more than fifty books in the fields of Civil War and Southern history, as well as numerous documentary screenplays. He was the on-camera senior consultant for fifty-two episodes of the Arts & Entertainment Network/History Channel series Civil War Journal, as well as a number of other productions on commercial and public television and the BBC. He has acted as historical consultant for several television and film productions, including The Blue and the Gray, George Washington, and The Perfect Tribute. In September 2013 he retired after thirteen years as professor of history and executive director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. He is a three-time winner of the Jefferson Davis Award given for book-length works in Confederate History. His book The Battle of New Market is the basis of the 2014 motion picture Field of Lost Shoes. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and serves on several other consultative bodies. He lives near Roanoke, Virginia.