Lone Star Nation: The Epic Story of the Battle for Texas Independence

Lone Star Nation: The Epic Story of the Battle for Texas Independence

H.W. Brands


In Lone celebrity Nation, Pulitzer Prize finalist H. W. manufacturers demythologizes Texas’s trip to statehood and restores the certainly heroic spirit to a pivotal bankruptcy in American history.

From Stephen Austin, Texas’s reluctant founder, to the alcoholic Sam Houston, who got here to steer the Texas military in its hour of hindrance and glory, to President Andrew Jackson, whose expansionist aspirations loomed huge within the history, here's the tale of Texas and the outsize figures who formed its turbulent background. starting with its early colonization within the 1820s and taking within the surprising massacres of Texas loyalists on the Alamo and Goliad, its rough-and-tumble years as a land overrun through the Comanches, and its day of liberation as an upstart republic, manufacturers’ vigorous heritage attracts on modern debts, diaries, and letters to animate a various solid of characters whose adventures, exploits, and objectives survive within the very cloth of our state.

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