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vii contents Preface and Acknowledgments ix Introduction xiii chapter 1 The Texas Modern 1 part one The Alamo as Place, 1836 –1905 13 chapter 2 History, Memory-Place, and Silence: The Public Construction of the Past 15 chapter 3 From San Fernando de Béxar to the Alamo City: The Political Unconscious of Plaza Space 35 chapter 4 From Private Visions to Public Culture: The Making of the Alamo 61 part two The Alamo as Project, 1890 –1960 93 chapter 5 Cinematic Images: Frontiers, Nationalism, and the Mexican Question 95 00A-T2008-FM 2/25/02 11:41 AM Page vii chapter 6 Why Does Davy Live? Modernity and Its Heroics 130 conclusion The Alamo as Tex(Mex) Master Symbol of Modernity 153 Notes 163 References 173 Index 185 Remembering the Alamo viii 00A-T2008-FM 2/25/02 11:41 AM Page viii ...

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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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