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Author Sutherland, Anne H.

Title The Robertsons, the Sutherlands, and the making of Texas [electronic resource] / by Anne H. Sutherland.

Imprint College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiv, 222 p. : ill., maps.
Series Elma Dill Russell Spencer series in the West and Southwest ; no. 25
Elma Dill Russell Spencer series in the West and Southwest ; no. 25.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-209) and index.
Contents Discovering my Texas identity -- Writing as a tradition -- The Robertson papers -- Learning Texas history -- Sterling Clack Robertson, empresario -- The Alabama settlement -- The prayer on the Sabine -- Making a living -- The Comanche, Karankawa, Lipan Apache, and Tonkawa -- Political rumblings in the Alabama settlement -- The Alabama settlement at war -- The Texas revolution as myth and identity ritual -- Aftermath of the war : tragedy and humor -- Getting rid of wildness -- The wild woman of the Navidad -- The civilizing elites : Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson -- The end of slavery -- Remember who you are -- The macaroni road comes to Edna -- The migration to Uvalde -- Getting an education -- Family reunions.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Sutherland, Anne -- Family.
Robertson family.
Sutherland family.
Scots-Irish -- Texas -- History.
Scots-Irish -- Texas -- Biography.
Texas -- History.
Texas -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781585445202 (cloth : alk. paper)
1585445207 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781603445412 (e-book)

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