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  1. Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution
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  2. Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution

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Hardly were the last shots fired at the Alamo before the Texas Revolution entered the realm of myth and controversy. French visitor Frederic Gaillardet called it a "Texian Iliad" in 1839, while American Theodore Sedgwick pronounced the war and its resulting legends "almost burlesque." In this highly readable history, Stephen L. Hardin discovers more than a little truth in both of those views. Drawing on many original Texan and Mexican sources and on-site inspections of almost every battlefield, he offers the first complete military history of the Revolution. From the war's opening in the "Come and Take It" incident at Gonzales to the capture of General Santa Anna at San Jacinto, Hardin clearly describes the strategy and tactics of each side. His research yields new knowledge of the actions of famous Texan and Mexican leaders, as well as fascinating descriptions of battle and camp life from the ordinary soldier's point of view. This in-depth coverage provides a balanced view of the Revolution that fairly assesses the conduct of both Texans and Mexicans. Texian Iliad belongs on the bookshelf of everyone interested in Texas or military history.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Stephen L. Hardin
Binding
Kindle Edition
Edition
1st
EISBN
9780292792524
Format
Kindle eBook
Label
University of Texas Press
Manufacturer
University of Texas Press
NumberOfPages
344
PublicationDate
2010-12-09
Publisher
University of Texas Press
ReleaseDate
2010-12-09
Studio
University of Texas Press
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