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Author Flores, Richard R.

Title Remembering the Alamo : memory, modernity, and the master symbol / by Richard R. Flores
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 192 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series History, culture, and society series
History, culture, and society series.
Contents Ch. 1. The Texas Modern -- pt. 1. The Alamo as Place, 1836-1905. Ch. 2. History, Memory-Place, and Silence: The Public Construction of the Past. Ch. 3. From San Fernando de Bexar to the Alamo City: The Political Unconscious of Plaza Space. Ch. 4. From Private Visions to Public Culture: The Making of the Alamo -- pt. 2. The Alamo as Project, 1890-1960. Ch. 5. Cinematic Images: Frontiers, Nationalism, and the Mexican Question. Ch. 6. Why Does Davy Live?: Modernity and Its Heroics. Conclusion: The Alamo as Tex(Mex) Master Symbol of Modernity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-183) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Memory -- Social aspects -- United States.
Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Social conditions.
Popular culture -- Texas.
Symbolism -- Social aspects -- United States.
Whites -- Texas -- Social conditions.
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Siege, 1836 -- Influence.
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Siege, 1836.
Texas -- Ethnic relations.
Texas -- History -- 1846-1950.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0292796471 (electronic bk.)
9780292796478 (electronic bk.)