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Saturday, July 14, 2018
Claudio Saunt's WEST OF THE REVOLUTION
In his spendid and thoroughly original West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776, historian Claudio Saunt does not get into Texas history (there is a lengthy chapter on an expedition out of New Mexico, however), but his book is nonetheless vital (and astonishing and entertaining) reading for anyone who would attempt to understand Texas. My review is now live at Literal magazine here.