Texana from Phosphene
PEOPLE, PLACES, AND THINGS
The Coming Empire, or 2000 Miles in Texas on Horseback, is a remarkable document of post-Civil War Texas, from its spacious and diverse terrain to its equally diverse peoples. This text was transcribed by hand and carefully edited to eliminate errors.
In this richly illustrated book, a coastal geologist sets out to answer fundamental questions about coastal evolution, natural processes that affect the coastline, and how human development can be managed to help preserve it.