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  • Sleuthing the Alamoby James E. Crisp

    Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 18.99

    In Sleuthing the Alamo, historian James E. Crisp draws back the curtain on years of mythmaking to reveal some surprising truths about the Texas Revolution--truths often obscured by both racism and "political correctness," as history has been hijacked by combatants in the culture wars of the past two centuries. Beginning with a very personal... more...

  • The History of Texasby Robert A. Calvert; Arnoldo De Leon; Gregg Cantrell

    Wiley 2013; US$ 52.95

    The History of Texas is fully revised and updated in this fifth edition to reflect the latest scholarship in its coverage of Texas history from the pre-Columbian era to the present. Fully revised to reflect the most recent scholarly findings Offers extensive coverage of twentieth-century Texas history Includes an overview of Texas history up... more...

  • Texas History for Kidsby Karen Bush Gibson

    Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 13.99

    The larger-than-life story of the Lone Star State   Encapsulating the 500-year saga of the one-of-a-kind state of Texas, this interactive book takes readers from the founding of the Spanish Missions and the victory at San Jacinto to the Great Storm that destroyed Galveston and the establishment of NASA?s Mission Control in Houston while covering... more...

  • Famous Trees of Texasby Gretchen Riley; Peter D Smith

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 70.00

    Famous Trees of Texas was first published in 1970 by the Texas Forest Service (now Texas A&M Forest Service), an organization created in 1915 and charged with protecting and sustaining the forests, trees, and other related natural resources of Texas. For the 100-year anniversary of TFS, the agency presents a new edition of this classic book, telling... more...

  • Deep in the Heart: The Texas Tendency in American Politicsby James McEnteer

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 43.00

    Cowboy politics is in. When George W. Bush announced a new American policy of pre-emptive attack against potential enemies in 2002, he ushered in the triumph of Texas values over the American agenda. This book traces in lucid and engaging style the fascinating influence of the Texas warrior culture from the Alamo to the present day. This is not a... more...

  • Integrative indigene Bildungspolitik in Mexiko-Stadtby Franziska Görner

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 32.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Im Buch wird der Frage nach gegangen, ob Bildung eine Bedeutung in der indigenen Integrationspolitik von Mexiko-Stadt einnimmt. In vielen anderen Sozialwissenschaftsstudien wird Bildung oft als der Faktor angepriesen, der Migranten zu einer erfolgreichen Integration in die Aufnahmegesellschaft verhilft. So werden im Buch verschiedene... more...

  • The Other Great Migrationby Bernadette Pruitt; M. Hunter Hayes

    Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 55.00

    The twentieth century has seen two great waves of African American migration from rural areas into the city, changing not only the country?s demographics but also black culture. In her thorough study of migration to Houston, Bernadette Pruitt portrays the move from rural to urban homes in Jim Crow Houston as a form of black activism and resistance... more...

  • Historic Texasby Rick Sapp

    TAJ Books International 2014; US$ 3.99

    Texas was built on stories of cactus, cattle, and cowboys that have stretched as big as the state itself to encompass the even more fabulous tales of railroads, oil, and the bravest of settlers. Railroads brought commerce, people, and vitality to early Texas creating such strong growth and welcoming numerous industries that now the state’s economy... more...

  • The Texas Gulf Coastby Annya Strydom

    Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 7.99

    The Texas Gulf Coast has some 3,300 miles of shoreline, including the islands, bays and river mouths. It stretches from Louisiana down to the Mexican border. Some of the best beaches in America are along the Texas coast. There is so much to offer everybody. The marshlands and wetlands around Port Arthur, close to the Louisiana border,... more...

  • A Line in the Sandby Randy Roberts; James S. Olson

    Free Press 2001; US$ 24.95

    In late February and early March of 1836, the Mexican Army under the command of General Antonio López de Santa Anna besieged a small force of Anglo and Tejano rebels at a mission known as the Alamo. The defenders of the Alamo were in an impossible situation. They knew very little of the events taking place outside the mission walls. They did not have... more...