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- 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...
- 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...
- University of North Texas Press 2005; US$ 15.96
Thomas Reid traces the Civil War history of the 13th Texas Cavalry, a unit drawn from 11 counties in East Texas. Reid researched letters, documents, and diaries gleaned from more than one hundred descendants of the soldiers, answering many questions relating to their experiences and final resting places. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2005; US$ 11.96
A growing number of individuals with special needs are discovering the benefits of therapies and activities involving horse riding. Naomi Scott, offers information about the amazing results possible with therapeutic riding, or hippotherapy. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2002; US$ 11.96
Written to inform about the processes, services, activities, issues and problems of being incarcerated, this is a valuable guide to anyone who has a relative or friend incarcerated in Texas, or for those who want to understand how prisoners live, eat, work, play and die in a contemporary US prison. more...