Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-320) and index.
|Statement||Franc̦ois Lagarde, editor.|
|Series||Focus on American history series|
|Contributions||Lagarde, Franc̦ois, 1949-|
|LC Classifications||F395.F8 F74 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 330 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||330|
|ISBN 10||0292747349, 029270528X|
|LC Control Number||2002008289|
The French in Texas make for an original bric-a-brac à la Menil, a collection of well-known and forgotten people, groups, events, books, works of art, and archives whose common denominators are France and immigration. France has been a powerful and colonial nation, and its interest in Texas was aroused when the country of La Salle and Saligny had a colonial empire. FRENCH. France was given a claim to Texas by the explorations of René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle and his establishment, in , of La Salle's Texas Settlement. This readable and thoroughly documented volume relates the fascinating story of the French Legation in Austin. The oldest house in the city, it was built in as the residence of the French chargé d'affaires to the fledgling Republic of Texas. THE INSTITUTE OF TEXAN CULTURES Texans One and All — The French Texans Page 3. Giraud’s French Gothic. François Giraud, born in South arolina of French parents, studied engineering in Paris, then decided on Texas as a home.
In this book, François Lagarde and thirteen other experts present original articles that explore the French presence and influence on Texas history, arts, education, religion, and business from the arrival of La Salle in to Each article covers an important figure or Brand: University of Texas Press. The French in Texas by François Lagarde OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries Original articles that explore the French presence and influence on Texas history, arts, education, religion, and business. The French Texans. [University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio.] -- Traces the French migration to Texas and the many people who have contributed to the history and heritage of Texas. Book: All Authors / Contributors: University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio. ISBN: X: OCLC. Texas Adopted Textbook List. Browse by. Date Issued “to select and adopt uniform system of textbooks to be used in the public free schools of Texas, and the books so selected and adopted shall be printed in the English language Spanish, French, Latin or Greek in any of the public schools as a branch study, but the teaching of one.