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Houston, a history

by David G. McComb

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Houston (Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • Houston (Tex.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby David G. McComb.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.H857 M32 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p., [14] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4264472M
      ISBN 100292730187, 0292730209
      LC Control Number81010350

      Figure In Europe supported by Africa and America (), artist William Blake, who was an abolitionist, depicts the interdependence of the three continents in the Atlantic World; however, he places gold armbands on the Indian and African women, symbolizing their subjugation. The strand binding the three women may represent tobacco. Sam Houston, byname of Samuel Houston, (born March 2, , Rockbridge county, Virginia, U.S.—died J , Huntsville, Texas), U.S. lawyer and politician, a leader in the Texas Revolution (–36).. In his youth Houston moved with his family to a farm in rural Tennessee after the death of his father in He ran away in his mid-teens and lived for nearly three .

      From barely decipherable scratches on ancient surfaces to the latest bestseller: a history of the book, its numerous ancestors, and its underlying technologies. Houston, who has written a history of punctuation (Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, and Other Typographical Marks, ), returns with a text that is erudite. About. Houston History, a magazine published by the Center for Public History at the University of Houston, is the voice of history and culture throughout the Houston aims to provide Houstonians with the opportunity to learn about all aspects of Houston’s history. The articles published will seek to educate and entertain while exploring important aspects of Houston’s .

      Houston Public Media provides informative, thought-provoking and entertaining content through a multi-media platform that includes TV 8, News and HPM Classical and reaches a .   The Houston Rockets have released their new 50th Anniversary coffee table book that covers the history of Houston’s basketball franchise. Our good friend Jeff Balke wrote several of the articles found in the book, entitled Celebrating 50 Seasons: The Official History of the Houston Rockets.


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