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How Houston Went from Rural Landscape to World-Class Metropolis

Texas is home to a few of the largest cities in the United States, but the state was once filled with wide-open spaces. In his new book The City in Texas: A History, David McComb examines the rise of urban culture in the state. McComb tells Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin about Houston’s transition from a rural […]

Texas is home to a few of the largest cities in the United States, but the state was once filled with wide-open spaces.

In his new book The City in Texas: A History, David McComb examines the rise of urban culture in the state. McComb tells Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin about Houston’s transition from a rural to urban landscape.

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