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Pioneer Jewish Texans

With more than 400 photographs, extensive interviews with the descendants of pioneer Jewish Texan families, and reproductions of rare historical documents, Natalie Ornish's Pioneer Jewish Texans quickly became a classic following its original release in 1989. This new Texas A & M University Press edition presents Ornish's meticulous research and her fascinating historical vignettes for a new generation of readers and historians. She chronicles Jewish buccaneers with Jean Lafitte at Galveston; she tells of Jewish patriots who fought at the Alamo and at virtually every major enga
eBook, English, 2011
1st Texas A & M University Press ed View all formats and editions
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, 2011
Electronic books
1 online resource (xii, 362 pages) : illustrations, portraits
9781603444330, 1603444335
Introduction to a people
The adventurers : conquistadors and the search for freedom
The soldiers : Jews in the battles for Texas independence
The colonizers : opening Texas's lands west
The statesmen : constructing a republic and a nation
The ranchers : giants of Texas's great cattle herds
The financiers : new frontiers in banking
The wildcatters : from pipes to oil leases
The humanitarian : Galveston and the gateway immigration movement
The great merchants : some called them princes
The significant merchants : laying the economic foundation for Texas's future
The educators : the Paul Reveres of education
The artists : vanguards in the arts
The doctors and other healers : from the Alamo to the Nobel Prize
The lawyers : justice for all