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- TCU Press 1991; US$ 15.95
Texas is a place where legends are made, die, and are revived. Fort Worth, Texas, claims its own legend - Hell's Half Acre - a wild 'n' woolly accumulation of bordellos, cribs, dance houses, and gambling parlors. Tenderloin districts were a fact of life in every major town in the American West, but Hell's Half Acre - its myth and its reality... more...
- TCU Press 2009; US$ 15.95
When Ron Rozelle and Bill Cornwell, the publisher of The Brazosport Facts, met for their annual lunch, Bill asked what current book Ron was writing. During lunch, they agreed that Ron should try his hand at a weekly column. Ron saw an opportunity both to allow his imagination to wander and to flex his writing muscles. And so, it started. Each week,... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2010; US$ 30.00
In ten impassioned essays, veteran Texas environmental advocates and conservation professionals step outside their roles as lawyers, lobbyists, administrators, consultants, and researchers to write about water. Their personal stories of what the springs, rivers, bottomlands, bayous, marshes, estuaries, bays, lakes, and reservoirs mean to them and... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2011; US$ 35.00
Clayton Wheat Williams?West Texas oilman, rancher, civic leader, veteran of the Great War, and avocational historian?was a risk taker, who both reflected and molded the history of his region. His life spanned a dynamic period in Texas history when automobiles replaced horse-drawn wagons, electricity replaced steam power in the oilfields, and barren... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2011; US$ 30.00
With more than 400 photographs, extensive interviews with the descendants of pioneer Jewish Texan families, and reproductions of rare historical documents, Natalie Ornish?s Pioneer Jewish Texans quickly became a classic following its original release in 1989. This new Texas A&M University Press edition presents Ornish?s meticulous research and... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2002; US$ 19.96
This title presents the stories of people living in the Big Thicket of southeast Texas. Stories concern robbing a bee tree; hunting wild boar; ploughing all day and dancing all night; wading five miles to church through a cypress brake; and making soap using hickory ashes. more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 35.00
Beginning with tribal wars among Native Americans before Europeans settled Texas and continuing through the Civil War, the soil of what would become the Lone Star State has frequently been stained by the blood of those contesting for control of its resources. In subsequent years and continuing to the present, its citizens have often taken up arms... more...
- Texas State Historical Assn Press 2013; US$ 39.90
The first biography to appear in more than a generation on the most influential Tejano leader of the nineteenth century, José Antonio Navarro: In Search of the American Dream in Nineteenth-Century Texas fills one of the most glaring gaps in the current historical literature on Texas. The product of a lifetime of research by author David McDonald,... more...