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Marks, Paula Mitchell 1951-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 70 publications in 2 languages and 8,011 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paula Mitchell Marks
Turn your eyes toward Texas : pioneers Sam and Mary Maverick by Paula Mitchell Marks( )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,855 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
Hands to the spindle : Texas women and home textile production, 1822-1880 by Paula Mitchell Marks( )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,702 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
And die in the West : the story of the O.K. Corral gunfight by Paula Mitchell Marks( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and German and held by 1,289 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 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marks dramatically illustrates how, across the nation and over the course of nearly four centuries, America's original inhabitants were stripped of both their land and their way of life by a series of broken promises and bloody persecutions. 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. But also recounted are such comparable but less famous episodes as the Navajos' Long Walk of removal from their homelands in the last half of the nineteenth century, the fervent Snake Indian resistance to the allotting of Indian lands early in this century, and the disastrous effects of government dam projects on Indian communities in the 1950s, as well as a discussion of the benefits and draw-backs of legalized gambling on Indian reservations in the past decade. Among the forgotten figures the book brings to life are William McIntosh, who sold the land out from under his fellow Creeks and was subsequently executed by them; John Ross, who led the Cherokee nation throughout its removal and reconstruction, only to see it split apart by the Civil War; and the Oglala Sioux warrior Red Cloud, who forced the U.S. government to abandon its Bozeman Trail forts within his tribe's territory
Precious dust : the American gold rush era, 1848-1900 by Paula Mitchell Marks( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,023 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
Surviving on the Texas frontier : the journal of an orphan girl in San Saba County by Sarah Harkey Hall( )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 478 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
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 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The boom era began with the discovery of gold in California in 1848 and extended over fifty years to include the rushes in the Pikes Peak region in Colorado, the Black Hills of South Dakota. Alder Gulch in Montana, and the Yukon. Precious Dust humanizes the mad rush to these remote places."--BOOK JACKET
Women of the West by Dorothy Gray( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents portraits of twenty important women of the West
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 59 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 38 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 )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hit the road : Texas( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 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
American history illustrated : the adventure of the American past( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteenth Texas History Forum( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries 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

And die in the West : the story of the O.K. Corral gunfight by Paula Mitchell Marks( Recording )

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

The real truth of what happened at the O.K. Corral may never be known, but the author has sorted through the conflicting testimonies to determine the mostly likely course of events. After establishing the backgrounds and alliances of the participants, she offers an analysis of why the famous Tombstone, Arizona gunfight occurred. c1989
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

"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

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

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 English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Turn your eyes toward Texas : pioneers Sam and Mary Maverick
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Hands to the spindle : Texas women and home textile production, 1822-1880And die in the West : the story of the O.K. Corral gunfightIn a barren land : American Indian dispossession and survivalSurviving on the Texas frontier : the journal of an orphan girl in San Saba CountyPrecious dust : the saga of the western gold rushesWomen of the WestIn a barren land : the American Indian quest for cultural survival, 1607 to the presentTexas : crossroads of North America
Alternative Names
Marks, P. M.

Marks, P. Mitchell

Marks, Paula

Marks, Paula M.

Mitchell Marks, Paula 1951-

Languages
English (65)

German (1)