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The official nonfiction companion to the History Channel dramatic series Texas Rising (produced by the same team that made the record-breaking Hatfields and McCoys): a thrilling new narrative history of the Texas Revolution and the rise of the legendary Texas Rangers who patrolled the violent Western frontier.
In 1836, if west of the Mississippi was considered the Wild West, then Texas was hell on earth - a hot bed of conflict. Who would win the war over Texas? Crushed from the outside by Mexican armadas and attacked from within by ferocious Comanche tribes, no one was safe. But this was a time of bravery, a time to die for what you believed in and a time to stand tall against the cruel rule of the Mexican General Santa Anna and his forces. The Texas Rangers, a ragtag crew of men fighting on horseback, were often outnumbered by as many as 50 to one. Yet under renowned General Sam Houston, they achieved victory against nearly impossible odds, earning a legendary place in American history.
Acclaimed Texas historian Stephen L. Moore's Texas Rising, the official companion to the epic History series of the same name, brings to life the violent Texas frontier and the Rangers' heroic deeds during the Texas Revolution. Published with the full support and backing of history, Texas Rising is an unforgettable history of this iconic band of fighters.
©2015 Stephen L. Moore (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers
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By Charles Fred Smith on 03-23-16

Well Documented Texas History

Texas Rising was extremely well done compared to the TV mini-series of the same name. While not as detailed as the Fehrenbach Texas opus, this book tells the complex story from the standpoint of the Texas Rangers. Well written and fast moving, this presentation is well done. As a native Texan, I wish the narrator had consulted a Texican about pronunciation of many Texas landmarks which do not bear the true Spanish sounds. Refugio and Llano were abused several times. Otherwise I recommend the book and have used it as a text in a Texas history class I have taught.

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By James on 08-25-17

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we know so little of history, what an awesome enspiring true story . a must read for lovers of the old West.

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