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Texas Flags

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Now available in paperback

Winner of the T. R. Fehrenbach Book Award

". . . a lushly illustrated record of the banners that have united and galvanized the citizens of the Lone Star State."—Publishers Weekly

 

". . . exemplifies both the achievements and the limitations of this new field of research. His book . . . superbly documents the unique role that the Lone Star State
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Paperback, 128 pages
Published July 20th 2009 by Texas A University Press (first published December 10th 2001)
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Aug 13, 2017 rated it it was ok
This book has quite the collection of flags that've shown up in Texas history with a great deal of history to go with them. Now, many flags didn't survive or couldn't be preserved to survive, so the authors got an illustrator to re-create the flags digitally. Having most of the first part of the book with stark, digital flags was a little distracting. I liked seeing some of the original flags and what went into them.

The difficulty is as the book goes on, especially in the Civil War chapters, the
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