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Marks, Paula Mitchell 1951-

Overview
Works: 23 works in 65 publications in 2 languages and 8,027 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F819.T6, 973.0497
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Most widely held works by Paula Mitchell Marks
And die in the West : the story of the O.K. Corral gunfight by Paula Mitchell Marks( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a narrative of the gunfight, of the tensions leading up to it, and of the events that followed
In a barren land : American Indian dispossession and survival by Paula Mitchell Marks( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, of course, are such well-known events as the Battle of Little Big Horn, the Trail of Tears, and the massacre at Wounded Knee. And here, too, are such equally well-known personalities as Chief Joseph, Geronimo, Cochise, and Andrew Jackson, a president whose perfidies to the Indians still retain the power to shock and dismay
Precious dust : the American gold rush era, 1848-1900 by Paula Mitchell Marks( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the book shows, the rushes provided the major impetus for the initial development of western regions in the mid- to late nineteenth century, as well as a safety valve for restless dreamers and a laboratory for the American democratic experiment. Marks clearly reveals the tensions inherent in nineteenth-century American culture - the differences between pre-industrial ideas of success and later ones, between the American myth of abundance for all and the reality, between virulent racism and a democratic sense of fair play, between romantic appreciation of the land and exploitation of it, and between the American celebration of individualism and freedom and two quite different challenges to it: the need for community commitment and the demands of a changing economic and social order
Hands to the spindle : Texas women and home textile production, 1822-1880 by Paula Mitchell Marks( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the spinning wheel and the clatter of the loom provided regular accompaniment to the lives of many Texas women immigrants and their families. Producing much-needed garments and cloth also provided an escape from the worries and isolation of frontier life. One early chronicler, Mary Crownover Rabb, kept her spinning wheel whistling all day and most of the night because the spinning kept her "from hearing the Indians walking around hunting mischief." Through the stories
Turn your eyes toward Texas : pioneers Sam and Mary Maverick by Paula Mitchell Marks( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to Mary's published Memoirs, the Mavericks left a rich store of family papers, including letters, journals, and business materials. The author uses these to vividly portray the dramatic story of these two important Texas pioneers
Precious dust : the saga of the western gold rushes by Paula Mitchell Marks( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women of the West by Dorothy Gray( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents portraits of twenty important women of the West
Surviving on the Texas frontier : the journal of an orphan girl in San Saba County by Sarah Harkey Hall( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few accounts of life in the nineteenth century Texas provide either the vivid personal detail or the poignancy of these recollections set dwon by Sarah Harkey Hall in 1905. Her narrative, written at age forty-eight for her children, captured the rhythms of daily and seasonal life in frontier San Saba County and chronicles her struggle for physical and emotional survival, as well as the struggles of her family and community
In a barren land : the American Indian quest for cultural survival, 1607 to the present by Paula Mitchell Marks( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas : crossroads of North America by Jesús F. de la Teja( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells a balanced story of the history of Texas from its Native American experience and the diversity of the Spanish colonial experience to the challenges of governing a state experiencing uneven growth and opportunity
When will the weary war be over? : the Civil War letters of the Maverick family of San Antonio( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hit the road : Texas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saddle up for a ride through the colorful history of a larger-than-life state
Sustainable energy pathways for smart urbanization and off grid access : options and policies for military installations and remote communities by Jatin S Nathwani( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Texas crossroads north america + kurashige major problems in asian american history + gjerde by Paula Mitchell Marks( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Turn Your Eyes Toward Texas: Pioneers Sam and Mary Maverick (Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University ; no. 30) by Paula Mitchell Marks( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fifteenth Texas History Forum( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

American history illustrated : the adventure of the American past( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"I sat many a time spinning" : women and textile production on the Texas frontier by Paula Mitchell Marks( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Recognizing aim-dictated roles : an exploration of writer-reader relationships in discourse by Paula Mitchell Marks( )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gambler's wife : the life of Malinda Jenkins as told in conversations to Jesse Lilienthal by Malinda Jenkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Autobiografie van de Amerikaanse Malinda Jenkins (1848- ), die vertelt over haar leven als o.a de vrouw van een gokker, en over het leven in het wilde westen van Amerika voor vrouwen in de 19e eeuw
 
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Alternative Names
Marks, P. M.

Marks, P. Mitchell

Marks, Paula

Marks, Paula M.

Mitchell Marks, Paula 1951-

Languages
English (59)

German (1)

Covers
In a barren land : American Indian dispossession and survivalHands to the spindle : Texas women and home textile production, 1822-1880Turn your eyes toward Texas : pioneers Sam and Mary MaverickPrecious dust : the saga of the western gold rushesWomen of the WestSurviving on the Texas frontier : the journal of an orphan girl in San Saba CountyIn a barren land : the American Indian quest for cultural survival, 1607 to the presentTexas : crossroads of North AmericaGambler's wife : the life of Malinda Jenkins as told in conversations to Jesse Lilienthal