In the shadow of history / edited by J. Frank Dobie, Mody C. Boatright, Harry H. Ransom.
Contributor(s): Boatright, Mody Coggin [joint ed.] | Ransom, Harry Huntt [joint author.].Material type: TextPublisher: Dallas : Southern Methodist University Press, 1980Description: iii, 186 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 087074173X; 9780870741739.Subject(s): Legends -- Texas | Legends -- Southwest, New | Folklore -- Texas | Folklore -- Southwest, New | Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Siege, 1836DDC classification: 398.2/09764
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Reprint of the 1966 ed. published by Folklore Associates, Hatboro, Pa., which was issued as Publication no. 15 of the Texas Folklore Society.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Folk-lore and tradition in a growing society / by Radoslav A. Tsanoff -- Rose and his story of the Alamo: The line that Travis drew / by J. Frank Dobie ; An escape from the Alamo / by W.P. Zuber ; A vindication of Rose and his story / by R.B. Blake -- Inventing stories about the Alamo / W.P. Zuber to Charlie Jeffries -- How Jim Bowie died / by Edward G. Rohrbough -- Anecdotes as sidelights to Texas history / by Marcelle Lively Hamer -- There's a geography of humorous anecdotes / by Charles F. Arrowood -- Folk characters of the sheep industry / by Winnifred Kupper -- The ghost sheep dog / by Merrill Bishop -- The Pastor and the serpent / by Dan Storm -- The Mexican folk version of King Midas / by W.A. Whatley -- Tortilla making / by Ruth Dodson -- Navajo sketches / by Yanh-Na-Bah -- The roadrunner in fact and folk-lore / by J. Frank Dobie.