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The Alamo Reader: A Study In History

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If everyone was killed inside the Alamo, how do we know what happened? This question was the genesis for the compendium of source material of this work. This is a useful resource for Alamo history.
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Published August 1st 2003 by Stackpole Books
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Matt
Dec 30, 2009 rated it it was amazing
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Have you ever read a doorstop-sized 800 page book just to savage another book on the same subject on Goodreads?

I have.

I read The Alamo Reader, edited by Todd Hansen, in preparation for reading Exodus From the Alamo. I'd heard that Exodus was controversial, and I wanted to school myself in Alamo lore by going to the source, or rather, the primary sources.

I don't give The Alamo five stars because it's a great book; I give it five stars because of its importance for a certain subset of people wh
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