The Texas Military Experience

The Texas Military Experience

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In this first scholarly collection to focus on Texas' military heritage, prominent authors reevaluate famous personalities, reassess noted battles and units, call for new historical points to be considered, and bring fresh perspectives to such matters as the interplay of fiction, film, and historical understanding.30 To some extent, all of the army wives retained some of their prejudices about the Mexican people. ... They could romanticize and make allowances for Indians and Mexicans, and at least to some extent they were able to view these ... Like many other eastern women who traveled the trans-Mississippi West in the nineteenth century, the military women found much of Texas frontier society uncouth, ... She concluded that she was glad aquot;a#39;my lot has been cast in more pleasant places.

Title:The Texas Military Experience
Author:Joseph G. Dawson
Publisher:Texas A&M University Press - 2010-03-01


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