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By Bryan Wooley

For Texans and non-Texans alike, Mythic Texas is an interesting trip right into a tradition that's like no different on this planet. in case you think about the be aware "Texas," bright photographs spring to mind. The symbols and legends that almost all folks go together with Texas all have their foundation within the historical past, tradition, and geography of the nation. during the eyes of the folks of Texas, this booklet takes a glance at a few of these symbols—oil wells, the "leather throne" (the saddle), longhorn farm animals, and the well-known Lone celebrity of the Texas Rangers—and reviews on their dating to Texas today.

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