In the Shadow of History

978-0-87074-173-9 Cloth
6 x 9 x 0 in
186 pp. Illus.
Pub Date: 01/01/1939


  • Cloth $29.95 s
A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society. Dobie examines “Rose and His Story of the Alamo.” Other pieces on the Alamo include “How Jim Bowie Died” and “Inventing Stories about the Alamo.” “Anecdotes as Side Lights to Texas History” explores stories of the founders of Texas. Among other pieces included are: “There’s a Geography of Humorous Anecdotes,” “Folk Characters of the Sheep Industry,” “The Ghost Sheep Dog,” “Tortilla Making,” “Navajo Sketches,” and many more.

Published by University of North Texas Press