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Bucking the Texan myth

Bucking the Texan myth

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Published by Austin Museum of Art, Laguna Gloria in Austin, Texas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art -- Texas -- Catalogs

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    Other titlesCharles Rand Penney Collection
    GenreCatalogs
    ContributionsStetson, Daniel E, Oleson, Jill R, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin Visual Arts Association
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22858079M

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Texan identities: moving beyond myth, memory, and fallacy in Texas history / Light Townsend Cummins and Mary L. Scheer --Line in the soil, lines on the soul: the Battle of the Alamo in myth, memory, and history / Stephen L. Hardin --Unequal citizens: women, rights, and myth in the .   While news that Texas House Speaker Joe Straus wouldn’t be seeking re-election reverberated through the state capital last week, we got word of more turmoil in the Texas Republican Party – this time involving State Sen. Kel Seliger of Amarillo. Lubbock Avalanche Journal columnist Jay Leeson says the Panhandle is rumbling again. During the legislative session this year, Leeson says . The Cowboy Myth We're told repeatedly that George W. Bush's leadership style is rooted in Texas values, but what's so Texan about squinty-eyed moral clarity, shoot-from-the-hip decisiveness, and.   Pieces, Directed by Juan Piquer Simón. Starring Ian Sera, Christopher George, Frank Braña, and Lynda Day George. SYNOPSIS: Young girls .


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