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Welcome to the new hub for Texas history eBooks. Here at the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit, we give you a whole new way to enjoy our content. As the authority on Texas history, we give you accurate and engaging information, available anywhere you are.
At TSHA we are always looking for new ways to get you the Texas history you want, when you want it. By compiling content from our vast online resource the Handbook of Texas, and pairing it with articles from our publications like the Southwestern Historical Quarterly we bring Texas-sized information together for you in 200 pages, or less. The eBooks provide a sampling of all the reliable, scholarly content TSHA offers in a readable and portable format.
While not at the center of the conflict, Texas and its residents played a critical role in the American Civil War. This eBook, available exclusively from TSHA, tells the stories of many prominent Texans who fought on both sides in the war, and how the battles fought on Texas soil impacted the nation.
We all know the outcome of the battle of the Alamo—one of the most famous events in Texas history. Only a select few know the full story behind the battle and the prominent people who fought in it. This eBook offers an in-depth look at those individuals and their place in Texas history.
The contributions of Texas women to the state’s history are as wide-ranging and diverse as the land itself. In examining the Lone Star State’s past from any vantage point, women are an integral part of the timeline. This eBook features more than 100 pages by historians that note the influence of women on nineteenth century Texas.
Volume 1: Nineteenth Century and Before draws on biographical sketches from the Handbook of Texas and articles from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly.