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A Texas State of Mind: The Texas State University System Story Still Going Strong After a Hundred Years (Revised)

Fernando C Gomez

"Historical account of the development of the Texas State University System, and the educational growth of Texas, from the Sabine River to the Rio Grande"--


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Book Information

Publisher: Texas Review Press
Publish Date: 06/08/2021
Pages: 392
ISBN-13: 9781680032437
ISBN-10: 1680032437
Language: English

Full Description

This book about Texas and its oldest university system is set in communities traversing the State from the Sabine River, to the Piney Woods, to the Hill Country, to the Rio Grande. It is a story of colleges established with a limited mission that, in the course of a century, produced a president, world renowned journalists, entertainers, poets, musicians, writers, and alumni representing the ethnic and cultural diversity of Texas. The story is told by some of the best writers in the State and chronicled by one of the most celebrated artistic photographers in the country. This revised edition has an additional forty new pages with never before seen photography and history of the Texas State University System.

About the Author

Born in Gallup, New Mexico, Dr. FERNANDO C. GOMEZ earned degrees from the University of New Mexico (B.A. cum laude) and the University of Michigan (J.D. and Ph.D., American Culture). He attained tenure at Michigan State University before serving as assistant attorney general in Michigan and in Texas and as California State University System general counsel. He has

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