6 edition of Last stand at the Alamo found in the catalog.
A brief look at the battle of the Alamo, an event which was instrumental in procuring Texas"s independence from Mexico.
Bibliography: p. 61.
|Statement||Alden R. Carter.|
|Series||A First book|
|LC Classifications||F390 .C316 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||89022688|
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As this book proves in thorough detail, the funeral pyres were well outside the fort-that is, where the two separate groups of escapers fell on the plain, rather than in the Alamo itself.
Author: Phillip Thomas Tucker: Last stand at the Alamo book his Ph.D. in American History from St. Louis University in This was an interesting book due to the fact that it presented some worthwhile research into the happenings at the Alamo.
Most of it was attempting to dispel myths about the "last stand" events and how the tales are not historically accurate. It became fairly repititious as the author covered much of the same ground several times/5.
This book is a small book, but it is powerful in the way it handles the myths of Texas history. There are so many misconceptions about what actually happened at the Alamo and James Crisp does a wonderful job exploring these thoughts and showing which ones are possible/5(20).
The Last Stand at Alamo Village Remembering “The Alamo” through souvenir shot glasses, John Wayne toilet paper, and the family that brought the classic to Texas. The 'last stand' at the Alamo on March 6, came after a small band of Americans held out for 13 days against the army of Mexican dictator General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna.
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Kepler’s Military History passionate and gripping the best English-language account we have of the entire lead-up to the doomed battle. Open Letters Monthly.
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Sleuthing the Alamo: Davy Crockett's last stand and other mysteries of the Texas Revolution User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Native Texan Crisp (history, North Carolina State Univ.) takes the reader along on a step-by-step investigation of several problems related to the Texas revolution: Sam Houston's speech at Refugio 5/5(2).
Get this from a library. Last stand at the Alamo. [Alden R Carter] -- A brief look at the battle of the Alamo, an event which was instrumental in procuring Texas's independence from Mexico.
Sleuthing the Alamo. Davy Crockett's Last Stand and Other Mysteries of the Texas Revolution. James E. Crisp. Publication Date - February ISBN: pages Paperback /8 x /8 inches In Stock.
Retail Price to Students: $ Groneman is the author of [Death of a Legend: The Myth and Mystery Surrounding the Death of Davy Crockett]. Harrigan is the author of [The Gates of the Alamo. Sleuthing the Alamo: Davy Crockett's Last Stand and Other Mysteries of the Texas Revolution James E.
Crisp In Sleuthing the Alamo, historian James E. Crisp draws back the curtain on years of mythmaking to reveal some surprising truths about the Texas Revolution--truths often obscured by both racism and "political correctness," as history has.
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Mythologized as Custer's Last Stand, the June battle has been equated with other famous last stands, from the Spartans' defeat at Thermopylae to Davy Crockett at the Alamo. “Those convinced that the Alamo battle was a heroic last stand will hate this book.
Readers open to new interpretations, however, will find compelling arguments within its well-researched pages. Crisp, James E. Sleuthing the Alamo: Davey Crockett's Last Stand and Other Mysteries of the Texas Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, Inc, Book Review Sleuthing the Alamo: Davey Crockett’s Last Stand and Other Mysteries of the Texas Revolution is more about the issue of racism than it is about history itself.Grant is trapped in the Alamo, surrounded by 1, hungry zombies, a military strike is on its way, and he just ate his last Snicker’s bar.
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