THE TEXAS REPUBLIC: A Social and Economic History.
Place Published: Norman
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Date Published: (1946)
Edition: First edition, first printing
Condition: Shallow nick to cover cloth at top of spine, else very good in moderately edgeworn jacket
Book Id: 22026
xiii, 338 pp., illustrated; octavo, original brown cloth.
Called "the first social history of the Republic of Texas" (front jacket flap) this scholarly study looks beyond politics and military affairs to the activities of "Devout circuit riders, pioneer physicians and school teachers, unruly young lawyers, ruffians and duelists, town builders and land pirates, planters and farmers" to paint a full-figured picture of of the Texas Republic (1836-1846). Autographed by the author on the front free endpaper.