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Mythic Galveston: Reinventing America's Third Coast

By: Susan Wiley Hardwick

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 868874


Despite its appeal as a natural harbor, Galveston, Texas, is located on a small Gulf Coast barrier island that makes it ill-suited for dense urban development. Early American and European settlers envisioned Galveston harbor as a place with tremendous economic potential, appropriate for urban expansion. In Mythic Galveston: Reinventing America's Third Coast, Susan Wiley Hardwick examines Galveston's rapid rise and the myth created by immigrants and boosters to promote th... View more info