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The Paper Republic: The Struggle for Money, Credit and Independence in the Republic of Texas

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Offering a new take on the stirring story of the Texas Revolution, this history focuses on the financial underpinnings and monetary issues that factored into the struggle. Deftly weaving numismatics and history into an engaging and highly entertaining narrative, the story unveils a verifiable trail of many of the most significant people and events surrounding the struggle ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by Bright Sky Press (first published 2009)
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"THE PAPER REPUBLIC is first and foremost a visual feast. Jim Bevill has brought together countless high-quality images of original documents from private collections as well as government and university archives -- many of them never seen before by the public. Moreover, he has richly illustrated his fascinating story of the economic struggle in the Texas Republic with hundreds of photographs and engravings rarely seen today. These provide the historical backdrop to the incredibly complex financ ...more
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JAMES P. BEVILL expert on many different aspects of money. He is an independent historian and award winning author. His previous works focused on economic, financial, political and naval history. He guest curated several educational exhibits on the Republic of Texas at major museums in his home state.

Jim has been elected as an honorary member of the Sons of the Republic of Texas for his preservat
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