The Alamo: A Cultural History

Frank Thompson

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 48.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

After two short weeks under siege, the climactic battle of the Alamo lasted under an hour, but its aftermath spawned a legend. The Alamo explores the transformation of the fort from its 1718 inception as a Franciscan mission to its current status as a tourist attraction, historical monument, and international symbol of freedom.