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Mythic Galveston: Reinventing America's Third Coast (Creating the North American Landscape)

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Author: Susan Wiley Hardwick
Published: 2002, Johns Hopkins University Press, US (First Edition)
Binding: Hard Cover
Content: Nonfiction
Description: Examination of Galveston's rapid rise and the myth created by immigrants and boosters to promote the vision of an abundant island with a highly temperate, even tropical, climate, ideal for settlement. The historical analysis focuses on immigrant settlement patterns and the important contributions to Galveston's evolving sense of place made by diverse ethnic and racial groups.
ISBN: 0801868874
ISBN-13: 978-0801868870
Tags: History, Texas
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