At Home in Texas: Early Views of the Land
By Robin W. Doughty
Potential immigrants to Texas in the 19th Century were fed romantic notions about this land of aplenty, which appealed to many hardy people. Adventurous souls believed it to be a savage and exciting country. To classically minded, it seemed reminiscent of the Mediterranean region. For those with strong religious convictions, it seemed comparable to a new Eden.
This study shows how settlers established homes, evolving into the famous Texas pride.
Published in 1987 by Texas A&M University Press. Hardcover, mint condition. 166 pages.