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- University of North Texas Press 2004; US$ 19.96
Based on documents from the Laredo Archives, this work shows the evolution and development of daily life in a town under the flags of Spain, Mexico, and the United States. Robert D. Wood, S.M., presents the first one hundred years of history and culture in Laredo up to the mid-nineteenth century. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2006; US$ 23.96
John Thomas Biggers (1924-2001) was a major African American artist who inspired countless others through his teaching, murals, paintings, and drawings. Based on interviewes during the last thirteen years of his life, this title features selected representative works of John. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2004; US$ 15.16
The cowboy remains today a feature of range life in western America, an iconic historiographical figure who has not only survived, but prospers in the 21st century. John Erickson takes a look at what defines the modern cowboy and at the place occupied by these remarkable people in contemporary society. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2005; US$ 10.36
These plays represent Sterling Houston's themes and styles. High Yellow Rose deflates the Alamo myth by casting the heroes as women. Isis in Nubia sets the Isis/Osiris myth in West Africa. Black Lily and White Lily is a domestic drama exploring racial tensions. Miranda Rites enacts Martha Mitchell's last days in hospital. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2005; US$ 13.56
A book on Texas lore. Tells the story of people in the context of a specific place, the author creates a blend of family and regional history This book includes his encounters with famous Texas writers. Excerpts from journals, letters, and other original sources enrich the narrative. 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 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 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...
- University of North Texas Press 1997; US$ 15.16
On August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman ascended the University of Texas Tower and committed what was then the largest simultaneous mass murder in American history. He gunned down forty-five people inside and around the Tower before he was killed by two Austin police officers. In addition to promoting the rise of S.W.A.T. teams to respond to future crises,... more...