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- PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 15.99
Texas may well be America?s most controversial state. Evangelicals dominate the halls of power, millions of its people live in poverty, and its death row is the busiest in the country. Skeptical outsiders have found much to be offended by in the state?s politics and attitude. And yet, according to journalist (and Texan) Erica Grieder, the United States... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
The Big Bend region of Texas?variously referred to as ?El Despoblado? (the uninhabited land), ?a land of contrasts,? ?Texas? last frontier,? or simply as part of the Trans-Pecos?enjoys a long, colorful, and eventful history, a history that began before written records were maintained. With Big Bend?s Ancient and Modern Past, editors Bruce A. Glasrud... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 1999; US$ 17.99
This book brings together some 700 noteworthy quotations from or about Texas. Collectively they form a portrait of this unique place in the words of the people who have lived and created the Texas experience more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 60.00
Texas Ranger Norman Dixon made the front pages of newspapers, but his rigid sense of integrity prevented him from discussing his cases with his wife or his sons, or anyone else, even decades later. As a Ranger, Dixon broke up the largest oil field theft ring in Texas history, worked to solve the most infamous cold case in Texas history, sought the... more...
- University of North Texas Press 1990; US$ 11.96
?Cold Anger is an important book about the empowerment of working-class communities through church-based social activism. . . . The book is structured around the political life of Ernesto Cortes, Jr., the lead IAF (Industrial Areas Foundation) organizer who has earned recognition as one of the most powerful individuals in Texas.??Southwestern Historical... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 40.99
The war between the United States and Mexico was decades in the making. Although Texas was an independent republic from 1836 to 1845, Texans retained an affiliation with the United States that virtually assured annexation at some point. Mexico's reluctance to give up Texas put it on a collision course with the United States. The Mexican War receives... more...
- TCU Press 2012; US$ 15.95
The Pecos River flows snake-like out of New Mexico and across West Texas before striking the Rio Grande. In frontier Texas, the Pecos was more moat than river?a deadly barrier of quicksand, treacherous currents, and impossibly steep banks. Only at its crossings, with legendary names such as Horsehead and Pontoon, could travelers hope to gain passage.... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2013; US$ 15.99
Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with Day Trips from Dallas & Fort Worth. This guide is packed with hundreds of exciting things for locals and vacationers to do, see, and discover within a two-hour drive of the Dallas metro area. With full trip-planning information, Day Trips from Dallas & Fort Worth helps makes the most of a brief... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2013; US$ 15.99
Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with Day Trips from Houston. This guide is packed with hundreds of exciting things for locals and vacationers to do, see, and discover within a two-hour drive of the Houston metro area. With full trip-planning information, Day Trips from Houston helps make the most of a brief getaway. more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2011; US$ 13.99
Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with Day Trips from San Antonio. This guide is packed with hundreds of exciting things for locals and vacationers to do, see, and discover within a two-hour drive of the San Antonio metro area. more...