The Alamo Guidebook: 300 Years of Texas History
For 300 years, the Alamo has been at the crossroads of Texas History. Here, Spain established a catholic mission to convert the indigenous people, Mexico reinforced its troops against all threats, foreign and domestic - and a small contingent of Texans held out for 13 days against the Mexican army. This official commemorative guide highlights the Alamo's history as a mission, fortress, and symbol of independence. With rare artifacts, engaging, history, and memorable quotations, the book vividly captures the Alamo's crucial role in the settlement of Texas and the Southwest and its defenders' unforgettable quest for liberty.
Publisher: Beckon Books 2014
Printed in the United States of America