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Forget The Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth

Author: Bryan Burrough.

Forget The Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth

Author: Bryan Burrough.

$32.00 $7.98
Item #: D34356
Format: Hardback
Pages: 416
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781984880093
There's no piece of history more important to Texans than the Battle of the Alamo, when Davy Crockett and a band of rebels went down in a blaze of glory fighting for independence from Mexico. However, that version of events, as this revisionist history definitively shows, owes more to fantasy than the somewhat uncomfortable reality. Aided by Tejanos—Te... More
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There's no piece of history more important to Texans than the Battle of the Alamo, when Davy Crockett and a band of rebels went down in a blaze of glory fighting for independence from Mexico. However, that version of events, as this revisionist history definitively shows, owes more to fantasy than the somewhat uncomfortable reality. Aided by Tejanos—Texans of Mexican origin—Crockett and company battled against the forces of a nation preparing to abolish slavery long before American was ready to do the same.


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