1986, English, Book, Government publication edition: Texas myths / edited by Robert F. O'Connor.

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Texas myths / edited by Robert F. O'Connor
 
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Edition
  • 1st ed.
Physical Description
  • x, 248 p. ; 24 cm.
Published
  • College Station : Published for the Texas Committee for the Humanities by Texas A &​ M University Press, c1986.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Texas myths /​ edited by Robert F. O'Connor.
Other Authors
  • O'Connor, Robert F., 1943-
  • Texas Committee for the Humanities.
Edition
  • 1st ed.
Published
  • College Station : Published for the Texas Committee for the Humanities by Texas A &​ M University Press, c1986.
Physical Description
  • x, 248 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Part 1: Theory
  • Myth in the Modern World 3
  • LOUISE COWAN
  • The Transmission of the Texas Myth 23
  • RICHARD BAUMAN
  • Part II: The Clash of Cultures on the Texas Frontier
  • Harmony with Nature, People, and the Supernatural 45
  • WILLIAM W. NEWCOMB, JR.
  • Race and Democracy 61
  • JUAN A. ORTEGA Y MEDINA
  • Keep the White Lights Shining 70
  • WILLIAM H. GOETZMANN
  • Afro-American Formative Myths 81
  • STERLING STUCKEY
  • Part III: Historical and Contemporary Myths about Nature,
  • the Individual, and Social Life
  • From Wilderness to Garden: Conquering the Texas
  • Landscape 105
  • ROBIN DOUGHTY
  • Cowboys and Southern Belles 122
  • SANDRA L. MYRES
  • The Family 139
  • ELIZABETH YORK ENSTAM
  • Power and Wealth 159
  • NICHOLAS LEMANN
  • Individual Freedom: The Evolution of a Political Ideal 174
  • GILBERT M. CUTHBERTSON
  • Changing Visions of the Good Life 185
  • C. W. SMITH
  • Texas Mythology: Now and Forever 204
  • T. R. FEHRENBACH
  • Epilogue: Prospects for a Shared Culture 227
  • JAMES F. VENINGA
  • Contributors 237.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographies and index.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 0890962642 :
Dewey Number
  • 976.4
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