Thunder Beyond the Brazos Mirabeau B. Lamar, a Biography

By: Ramsay, Jack C., Jr.

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Inscribed to Ted Trask by author. Mirabeau B. Lamar played an important roll in the history of Texas. He was the second President of the Republic of Texas, after Sam Houston. He was highly literate, a poet, an editor and the son of a Georgia plantation family. He was called the "Father of Education". His phrase in his message to Congress, "A cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy," became the motto of The University of Texas. A middle school in Austin is named after him. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 244 pages; 30953; Signed by Author

Title: Thunder Beyond the Brazos Mirabeau B. Lamar, a Biography

Author Name: Ramsay, Jack C., Jr.

Categories: Signed Books,

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Publisher: Eakin Pr: 1984

ISBN Number: 0890154627

ISBN Number 13: 9780890154625

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30953

Keywords: Lamar Middle School Educators Biography Republic Of Texas,