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- TCU Press 2013; US$ 15.95
Both historical study and ancestral narrative, The Harness Maker?s Dream follows the story of Ukrainian immigrant Nathan Kallison?s journey to the United States in search of a brighter future. At the turn of the twentieth century, over two million Jews emigrated from Czarist Russia and Eastern Europe to escape anti-Semitic law. Seventeen-year-old... more...
- Scribner 2002; US$ 22.95
Dixie is a political and social history of the South during the second half of the twentieth century told from Curtis Wilkie's perspective as a white man intimately transformed by enormous racial and political upheavals. Wilkie's personal take on some of the landmark events of modern American history is as engaging as it is insightful. He attended... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 13.95
He was a poor student who somehow got into the finest schools. He was a National Guardsman who somehow missed a year of service. He was a failed businessman who somehow was made rich. He was a minority investor who somehow was made managing partner of the Texas Rangers. He was a defeated politician who somehow was made governor. You can hardly blame... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 29.95
Here is the first full telling of the most colorful and famous law enforcers of our time. For years, the Texas Rangers have been historical figures shrouded in myth. Charles M. Robinson III has sifted through the tall tales to reach the heart of this storied organization. The Men Who Wear the Star details the history of the Rangers, from their beginnings,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
The Quest for Tejano Identity was written as a study of Mexican American consciousness, and a history of the assumptions and intellectual responses of Mexican Americans in south Texas. The work uses history to inquire why different ethnic groups think, act and speak as they do as they encounter American society. more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95
For those opposed to immigration, Miami is a nightmare. Miami is the de facto capital of Latin America; it is a city where immigrants dominate, Spanish is ubiquitous, and Denny's is an ethnic restaurant. Are Miami's immigrants representative of a trend that is undermining American culture and identity? Drawing from in-depth fieldwork in the city... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 64.99
A history of the Texas Rangers, from their origins as fighters on the Texas frontier, to their role as lawmen of the Old West. The author shows how, under the leadership of men like Jack Hays and Ben McCulloch, these fiercely independent fighters became a well-trained, cohesive team. more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 34.99
By exploring Warren County's history, Morris traces the evolution of Old South society from its pioneer origins to the onset of the Civil War. This is a study of a society's development, a snapshot of a community in crisis, which challenges many traditional notions about the American South. more...