The European Texans highlights the contributions of those who immigrated to the Lone Star State from all over Europe. With numerous photographs and first-hand accounts, author Allan Kownslar introduces readers to the life and culture of French, English, Scottish, Irish, Dutch, Belgian, Swiss, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, German, Wend, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Italian, Greek, and Slavic Texans. His book features
· more than 90 illustrations
· boxed biographical sketches
· excerpts from personal letters
· recipes for traditional dishes
· immigration statistics
The European Texans is part of a five-volume set from the Institute of Texan Cultures. The entire set, entitled Texans All, explores the social and cultural contributions made by five distinctive cultural groups that already existed in Texas prior to its statehood or that came to Texas in the early twentieth century: The Indian Texans, The Mexican Texans, The European Texans, The African Texans, and The Asian Texans.