Texas - Understand Texas & Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the Texas Today, History, Life in Texas, Music Scene, Football!, Land & Wildlife, Directory A–Z and Transport chapters from Lonely Planet's Texas guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history to culture, music and football to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet...you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travellers, travelling with kids and travellers with disabilities, as well as a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on the mish-mash of cultures that create Texas’ unique cultural landscape
- info on Texan’s obsession with football
- full coverage of Texas rapidly changing demographics
- details on Texas’ incredible plant and animal life
Coverage includes: Texas Today, History - In the Beginning, Spanish Acquisition, Texas War for Independence, Civil War & Reconstruction, Black Gold, The Great Depression, WWII & Postwar, 1960s, Boom then Bust, Double Feature the George Bushes, Not all that Long Ago, Life in Texas: Who are Texans?, Way of Life, Culture, Music Scene: Early Cowboy Country, The Classics, Outlaw Country & Austin’s Influence, Popular Country & George Strait, Texas Country Today, Dance Halls & Honky-Tonks, Football!: Growing Up with Football, High School Ball, College Games, National Teams & Tailgating, Land & Wildlife: Land, Wildlife, Plant, Directory A–Z and Transport.
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