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Texas A&M University Press

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  • Paleoamerican Odysseyby Kelly E. Graf; Caroline V. Ketron; Michael R. Waters

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 90.00

    As research continues on the earliest migration of modern humans into North and South America, the current state of knowledge about these first Americans is continually evolving. Especially with recent advances in human genomic studies, both of living populations and ancient skeletal remains, new light is being shed in the ongoing quest toward understanding... more...

  • La Belle, the Ship That Changed Historyby Joan Marshall; Clay Johnson; James E. Bruseth; James E. Bruseth; Mark Wolfe; David Denney

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    fter two decades of searching for La Salle?s lost ship La Belle , Texas Historical Commission (THC) divers in 1995 located a shipwreck containing historic artifacts of European origin in the silty bottom of Matagorda Bay, off the coast of Texas. The first cannon lifted from the waters bore late seventeenth-century French insignias. The ill-fated... more...

  • Electric Cityby Julia Kirk Blackwelder

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 70.00

    For seven decades the General Electric Company maintained its manufacturing and administrative headquarters in Schenectady, New York.  Electric City: General Electric in Schenectady explores the history of General Electric in Schenectady from the company?s creation in 1892 to the present. As one of America?s largest and most successful corporations,... more...

  • Power and Control in the Imperial Valleyby Benny J Andrés

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 86.00

    Power and Control in the Imperial Valley examines the evolution of irrigated farming in the Imperial-Mexicali Valley, an arid desert straddling the California?Baja California border. Bisected by the international boundary line, the valley drew American investors determined to harness the nearby Colorado River to irrigate a million acres on both... more...

  • Texas Seashellsby John W. Tunnell; Noe C Barrera; Fabio Moretzsohn

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 50.00

    Walking along the beach and picking up seashells is a favorite pastime enjoyed by millions of people every year. This field guide covers three hundred of the better-known or more common seashells found on Texas coastlines, and anyone interested in identifying and collecting shells along Texas bays and Gulf coast beaches will find Texas Seashells... more...

  • Growing Grapes in Texasby Jim Kamas; Larry A. Stein

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 50.00

    In this complete and approachable manual on grape growing in Texas, Jim Kamas asks the essential question all potential growers need to answer: Why do you want to plant a vineyard?  Outlining the challenges and risks to all who think viticulture is a weekend hobby, Kamas then identifies the state?s current grape growing regions and covers everything... more...

  • Ofrendaby Norma E. Cantú; Liliana Wilson; Ricardo Romo; Antonia Castañeda; Gloria Anzaldúa; Marjorie Agosín; Kay Turner; Alicia Gaspar de Alba; Guisela Latorre; George Vargas; Laura E. Pérez; Patricia Ruiz-Healy; Lourdes Pérez

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 120.00

    Liliana Wilson?s art of resistance and protest, dissidence and dreams, consistently calls attention to injustice. Wilson belongs to a group of Chilean artists who were intimately shaped by the political turmoil and repression in Chile in the 1970s and 1980s and who have become self-exiled artists working outside of Chile but who are still tied to... more...

  • The Ship That Held Up Wall Streetby Warren Curtis Riess; Sheli O. Smith

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 58.00

    In January 1982, archaeologists conducting a pre-construction excavation at 175 Water Street in Lower Manhattan found the remains of an eighteenth-century ship.  Uncertain of what they had found or what its value might be, they called in two nautical archaeologists?Warren Riess and Sheli Smith?to direct the excavation and analysis of the ship?s... more...

  • Texas Aquatic Scienceby Rudolph A. Rosen

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 50.00

    This classroom resource provides clear, concise scientific information in an understandable and enjoyable way about water and aquatic life. Spanning the hydrologic cycle from rain to watersheds, aquifers to springs, rivers to estuaries, ample illustrations promote understanding of important concepts and clarify major ideas. Aquatic science is covered... more...

  • Mexican Inclusionby Matthew Gritter

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    Immigration across the US-Mexican border may currently be a hot topic, but it is hardly a new one. Labor issues and civil rights have been interwoven with the history of the region since at least the time of the Mexican-American War, and the twentieth century witnessed recurrent political battles surrounding the status and rights of Mexican immigrants.... more...