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remembering the alamo 00A-T2008-FM 2/25/02 11:41 AM Page i history, culture, and society series center for mexican american studies university of texas at austin 00A-T2008-FM 2/25/02 11:41 AM Page ii Remembering the Alamo memory, modernity, and the master symbol by r ichard r. flores universit y of texas press Austin 00A-T2008-FM 2/25/02 11:41 AM Page iii The publication of this book was assisted by a University Cooperative Society Subvention Grant awarded by the University of Texas at Austin. A version of chapter 1 previously appeared as “Mexicans, Modernity, and Martyrs of the Alamo” in Reflexiones 98 (1999). An earlier version of chapter 2 previously appeared as “Memory-Place, Meaning, and the Alamo” in American Literary History 10, no. 3 (1998), and is reproduced with the permission of Oxford University Press. A portion of chapter 4 previously appeared as “Private Visions, Public Culture: The Making of the Alamo” in Cultural Anthropology 10, no. 1 (1995). Another portion of chapter 4 previously appeared as the introduction to History and Legends of the Alamo and Other Missions in and around San Antonio , by Adina De Zavala, and is reproduced here with permission from Arte Público Press, University of Houston, 1996. Copyright © 2002 by the University of Texas Press All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America First edition, 2002 Requests for permission to reproduce material from this work should be sent to Permissions, University of Texas Press, P.O. Box 7819, Austin, TX 78713-7819. The paper used in this book meets the minimum requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (R1997) (Permanence of Paper). libr ary of congress cataloging-in-publicat ion data Flores, Richard R. Remembering the Alamo : memory, modernity, and the master symbol / by Richard R. Flores. — 1st ed. p. cm. — (History, culture, and society series) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-292-72539-6 (cloth : alk. paper) — ISBN 0-292-72540-x (pbk. : alk. paper) 1. Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)—Siege, 1836. 2. Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)—Siege, 1836—Influence. 3. Memory—Social aspects—United States. 4. Symbolism—Social aspects—United States. 5. Popular culture—Texas. 6. Texas—Ethnic relations. 7. Whites—Texas— Social conditions. 8. Mexican Americans—Texas—Social conditions. 9. Texas—History—1846–1950. I. Title. II. Series. f390 .f58 2002 976.403—dc21 2001052230   00A-T2008-FM 2/25/02 11:41 AM Page iv to my father and my mother With wisdom and love they teach; By example and heart they live. 00A-T2008-FM 2/25/02 11:41 AM Page v THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK ...

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ISBN
9780292796478
Related ISBN
9780292725393
MARC Record
OCLC
191662170
Pages
216
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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