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The French in Texas history, migration, culture

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English



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  • French Americans -- Texas -- History.,
  • French Americans -- Migrations.,
  • French Americans -- Texas -- Intellectual life.,
  • Texas -- History.,
  • Texas -- Civilization.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-320) and index.

StatementFranc̦ois Lagarde, editor.
SeriesFocus on American history series
ContributionsLagarde, Franc̦ois, 1949-
LC ClassificationsF395.F8 F74 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 330 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3554407M
ISBN 100292747349, 029270528X
LC Control Number2002008289

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