By John B. and Mary L Kelley, eds. Storey, John W. Storey, Mary L. Kelley
ISBN-13: 9781574412468Texas replaced greatly within the 20th century, and lots more and plenty of that transformation used to be an immediate fabricated from social and cultural occasions. general histories of Texas frequently concentrate on political, army, and financial themes, with emphasis at the 19th century. In Twentieth-Century Texas: A Social and Cultural background, editors John W. Storey and Mary L. Kelley provide a much-needed corrective. Written with either basic and educational audiences in brain, the fifteen essays herein conceal Indians, Mexican american citizens, African americans, ladies, faith, battle at the homefront, song, literature, movie, paintings, activities, philanthropy, schooling, the surroundings, and technology and expertise in twentieth-century Texas. every one essay, written through a trendy pupil within the box, is ready to stand on my own, supplemented with applicable photos, notes, and a specific bibliography. This anthology will entice someone attracted to the social and cultural improvement of the nation. it is going to additionally turn out precious within the university lecture room, particularly for Texas heritage classes.