This title in the Lucent Press World History series tells the story of the battle at the Alamo and why this 13-day battle was so significant for the United States. It explains the events that led to the battle, provides a gripping description of the siege itself with detailed discussions of the primary figures involved, and describes the legacy of this lost battle to American politics and culture.
Features & Benefits
- Vivid writing, full-color photographs and extensive use of fully cited primary and secondary source quotations provide a sense of immediacy.
- Sidebars, visual time lines, indexes, and annotated bibliographies, which appear in every volume, offer a wealth of additional information as well as provide launching points for further discussion and study.