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The Complex Legacy of the Texas Revolution

Several decades ago, the great British historian J.H. Plumb, in his famous book The Death of the Past, not only described the distinction between the past and history, but predicted that the increasingly rationalistic west would soon throw off the …

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The Alamo, Goliad, and the Age of Romanticism–Essay

Note: This is a more personal version of the same essay that appears on the main page under the same title. My novel THE EDGE OF FREEDOM, A Fact-Based Novel of the Texas Revolution, is mostly about the Goliad campaign …

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