Texas Roots: Agriculture and Rural Life before the Civil War (Texas A&M University Agriculture Series)

[C. Allan Jones] ✓ Texas Roots: Agriculture and Rural Life before the Civil War (Texas A&M University Agriculture Series) » Read Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. Texas Roots: Agriculture and Rural Life before the Civil War (Texas A&M University Agriculture Series) JF said How Texans really lived. I have read a lot of Texas history books and most focus on the important political events. This one focuses on what life was actually like for the settlers starting with the Indians the 1700s. It covers Spanish, Mexican, American, and Europeans as they come to Texas. There is discussion of ranching and farming, with details of how it was done and the issues involved and why the Spanish tended to stay in the San Antonio - Goliad corridor. The controversies over fr

Texas Roots: Agriculture and Rural Life before the Civil War (Texas A&M University Agriculture Series)

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Rating : 4.81 (624 Votes)
Asin : 1585444294
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 264 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-09-13
Language : English

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JF said How Texans really lived. I have read a lot of Texas history books and most focus on the important political events. This one focuses on what life was actually like for the settlers starting with the Indians the 1700s. It covers Spanish, Mexican, American, and Europeans as they come to Texas. There is discussion of ranching and farming, with details of how it was done and the issues involved and why the Spanish tended to stay in the San Antonio - Goliad corridor. The controversies over free range cattle and who owned them. There are detailed discussions of what they ate and how

Allan Jones reminds us that the economic wealth of modern Texas arose from its agricultural heritage, a rich mixture of practices and traditions including:· Caddo hunting, gathering, gardening, and farming· Irrigated agriculture at Spanish missions· Hispanic ranching· Slave-based plantations· Small-scale farmers and ranchers Through time, people adapted the agricultural technologies, laws, and customs of New Spain, Mexico, Europe, and the South to their own practical, institutional, and legal needs. The result was a part

Allan Jones, director of the Texas Water Resources Institute, has long been interested in the history of agriculture of Texas.. C

Allan Jones, director of the Texas Water Resources Institute, has long been interested in the history of agriculture of Texas.. About the AuthorC

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