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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Blind over Cubaby Max Holland; David M. Barrett

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    In the aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis, questions persisted about how the potential cataclysm had been allowed to develop. A subsequent congressional investigation focused on what came to be known as the ?photo gap?: five weeks during which intelligence-gathering flights over Cuba had been attenuated. In Blind over Cuba , David M. Barrett... more...

  • Canoeing and Kayaking Houston Waterwaysby Natalie H. Wiest

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 28.00

    Within about seventy-five miles of downtown Houston, some 1,500 miles of rivers, creeks, lakes, bayous, and bays await discovery. Canoeing and Kayaking Houston Waterways , by longtime paddler Natalie Wiest, is the perfect companion for anyone who wants to experience Houston?s well-watered landscape from the seat of a kayak or canoe. Before introducing... more...

  • Buying Rural Land in Texasby Charles E. Gilliland

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    Whether the prospective buyer is a farmer or rancher looking to expand operations, a sportsman seeking to preserve habitat for wildlife, or a nature enthusiast trying to conserve native flora and fauna, acquiring rural land can be a rollercoaster of exciting and stressful experiences. In Buying Rural Land in Texas: Taking the Right Risk , Charles... more...

  • Militarizing the Borderby Miguel Antonio Levario

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 38.95

    As historian Miguel Antonio Levario explains in this timely book, current tensions and controversy over immigration and law enforcement issues centered on the US-Mexico border are only the latest evidence of a long-standing atmosphere of uncertainty and mistrust plaguing this region. Militarizing the Border: When Mexicans Became the Enemy , focusing... more...

  • Captain James A. Baker of Houston, 1857-1941by Kate Sayen Kirkland

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    Captain James A. Baker, Houston lawyer, banker, and businessman, received an alarming telegram on September 23, 1900: his elderly millionaire client William Marsh Rice had died unexpectedly in New York City. Baker rushed to New York, where he unraveled a plot to murder Rice and plunder his estate. Working tirelessly with local authorities, Baker... more...

  • Born on the Islandby Eugene Aubry; Stephen Fox; Lyda Ann Quinn Thomas

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    In sixty-seven exquisite watercolors and drawings, nationally famous architect Eugene Aubry captures on paper the sensibilities, the memories, and the grace that evokes Galveston, especially for those who are BOI (?born on the island?). Commissioned by the Galveston Historical Foundation, these works of art are intended to enhance the visual record... more...