|Publisher:||University of Texas Press|
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|File size:||6 MB|
About the Author
David G. McComb taught United States history, world history, sports history, and the history of technology at Colorado State University, where he retired as a professor emeritus in 2002. He has published fourteen books, including the award-winning Galveston: A History; Texas, a Modern History; and Spare Time in Texas: Recreation and History in the Lone Star State.
Table of Contents
- 1. The Edge of Time
- 2. The New York of Texas
- 3. The Oleander City
- 4. The Great Storm and the Technological Response
- 5. The Free State of Galveston
- 6. Galveston Island: Its Time Has Come ... Again
What People are Saying About This
Galveston: A History will attract several types of readers. Scholars will use the book as the basis for further research; genealogists with roots in Galveston will read it for the story, index, and citations leading to other sources; and Texas history buffs, tourists, and newcomers to the area will read the book for pure enjoyment. McComb is a great storyteller.
Jane A. Kenamore, Head of Special Collections at the Rosenberg Library, Galveston
"One of the best studies of Galveston history."