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- University of North Texas Press 2002; US$ 15.96
Lucy Holcombe Pickens was not content to live the life of a 19th-century Southern belle. Wife of Francis Wilkinson Pickens, the governor of South Carolina on the eve of Civil war, Lucy was determined to make her mark on the world. This work offers an initmate portrait of the great lady. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2003; US$ 30.36
A sixty-three-year-old woman builds a backwater boat and journeys down the Neches River in East Texas, telling both the story of her river float trip and the natural history and folklore of the region. Profusely illustrated with maps, drawings, and photographs, it will appeal to all interested in the Big Thicket region and those indulging a feeling... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2003; US$ 15.96
With the outbreak of World War II, British RAF officials sought to train aircrews outside of England, safe from enemy attack and poor weather. In the USA, six civilian flight schools dedicated themselves to instructing RAF pilots. Tom Killebrew explores the history of the Terrell Aviation School. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2006; US$ 15.96
Focuses on two of the bloodiest years of fighting in the young Texas Republic, 1838 and 1839. By early 1838, the Texas Rangers were in danger of disappearing altogether. This work shows how the major general of the Texas Militia worked around legal constraints in order to keep mounted rangers in service. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2007; US$ 15.96
Part of the "Savage Frontier" series, this work focuses on the evolution of the Texas Rangers and frontier warfare in Texas during the years 1840 and 1841. It covers the resulting Battle of Plum Creek and other engagements in detail. It also shows how the Colt repeating pistol came into use by Texas Rangers. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2004; US$ 27.96
The Big Thicket of East Texas, which at one time covered over two million acres, served as a barrier to civilizations throughout most of historic times. This text is a classic account of the region's history and a play-by-play narrative of the prolonged fight for the Big Thicket Preserve. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2006; US$ 19.96
Mexican Protestantism was born in the encounter between Mexican Catholics and Anglo American Protestants, after the United States ventured into the South west and wrested territory from Mexico in the early nineteenth century. This book tells the story of Mexican converts and churches they developed through the records of Protestant missionaries. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2003; US$ 21.56
A therapist and expert on grief is faced with the slow decline of her beloved mother. She imparts to the reader lessons learned, both personal and professional, in anticipating grief and the loss of a loved one. ?This is a unique book by a professional who understands the field of loss and grief. . . . Poignantly heartbreaking.??Melba Vasquez, President,... more...