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20030731

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Description for 20030731 Hardback. "Come to Texas", urged countless advertisements in the late19th century. Expansive acres lay fallow, ready to be turned to agricultural uses. Entrepreneurial Texans knew that drawing immigrants in would mean greater prosperity for the state as a whole. This work documents their efforts. Series: Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students. Num Pages: 288 pages, 13 b&w illustrations, 2 tables, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1KBBSX; 3JH; HBJK; HBLL; HBTB; JFFN; KCZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 26. Weight in Grams: 576.
Come to Texas, urged countless advertisements, newspaper articles, and private letters in the late nineteenth century. Expensive acres lay fallow, ready to be turned to agricultural uses. Entrepreneurial Texans knew that drawing immigrants to those lands meant greater prosperity for the state as a whole and for each little community in it. They told the ""Texas story"" to whoever would read it. In this book Barbara J. Rozek documents their efforts, shedding light on the importance of their words in peopling the Lone Star State. Rozek traces the efforts first of the state government (until 1876) and then of private ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Come to Texas: Enticing Immigrants, 1865-1915
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Series
Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students
Condition
New
Weight
580g
Place of Publication
College Station, United States
ISBN
9781585442676
SKU
V9781585442676
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