This study of Texas heritage begins by focusing on the natural resources that have contributed to the state’s history. Subsequent maps follow the movement of various ethnic groups, geology and plant life. Contains maps of the Spanish and French occupations, the Anglo-American intrusion, the Texas Revolution, the Republic of Texas era, the state’s secession movement, the Civil War in Texas, cattle drives and petroleum discoveries together with special-interest maps featuring hurricanes, military installations, conservation areas, and political and economic districts. Sixty-four maps accompanied by interpretive essays.
University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. Authors: William M. Holmes and A. Ray Stephens.