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- University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 57.00
The River We Have Wrought is a landmark history of the upper Mississippi from early European exploration through the completion of a navigable channel and a system of locks and dams. John Anfinson examines how politics has shaped the landscapes of the Upper Midwest and how taming the Mississippi has affected economic sustainability, river ecology,... more...
- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 8.99
An impassioned plea for the meaning of New Orleans in American life–past, present, and future–at its moment of greatest peril. Award–winning novelist and cultural critic writer Tom Piazza is a longtime resident of New Orleans, and a celebrator of the music and culture of that city. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, from a temporary... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 51.00
George Byron Merrick chronicles the entire panorama of steamboat life he experienced in the mid-1800s, where he started as a cabin boy and worked up to cub pilot on the mighty Mississippi. Originally published in 1909, Merrick?s narrative matches lively stories about gamblers, shipwrecks, and steamboat races with rich descriptions of river life and... more...
- 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 2004; US$ 11.96
Rathmell's book, biased in favor of the five Marlow brothers, has long been out of print. Robert K. DeArment has sifted through the evidence and presents an objective, annotated edition. Readers can judge for themselves: were the Marlows as law-abiding as Rathmell claims? more...
- University of North Texas Press 2006; US$ 19.96
In 1874, the "Hoo Doo" War erupted in the Texas Hill Country of Mason County. The author analyzes the myths and legends surrounding the feud and presents an account of what happened in Mason County - a case study in frontier violence of the bloodiest kind. 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...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 4.99
An illustrated travel guide and maps. Indulge Yourself with a personal tour guide on Your PDA. FREE General Information and a map in the trial version. Fully illustrated. Historical overviews. Interesting facts. City Attractions. Landmark and Street maps, Metro map, and more. Museums address, telephone, hours and admission information. The guide is... more...
- Free Press 2007; US$ 25.00
Part family memoir, part political commentary, part apologia, Dream State is all Floridian, telling the grand and sometimes crazy story of the twenty-seventh state through the eyes of one of its native daughters. Acclaimed journalist and NPR commentator Diane Roberts has many family secrets and she's ready to tell them. Like the time her cousin... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2008; US$ 19.99
A fully updated and expanded edition of this ever-popular guidebook. Visit vibrant cities, charming hometowns, nature preserves, wilderness areas and the famous white-sand beaches of Florida's Gulf shore. The book covers all of Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg and north to Withlacoochee State Forest, and south to Sanibel Island, Naples and Everglades National... more...