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taking of Texas

a documentary history

by Franklin Madis

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Eakin Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Sources.,
    • Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836 -- Sources.,
    • Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1846 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-308) and index.

      StatementFranklin Madis.
      GenreSources.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF390 .M18 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 318 p. :
      Number of Pages318
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3554369M
      ISBN 101571685944, 1571685944
      LC Control Number2002008203

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