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- Chicago Review Press 2006; US$ 13.99
This amusing travel guide to the Lone Star State doesn't waste travelers' time telling them where to find antiques in the Hill Country, take breathtaking hikes through Big Bend, or gaze upon the Alamo. Instead, it guides television fans to a modern replica of the Munsters's mansion, leads the nonsqueamish to the world's only Cockroach Hall of Fame,... more...
- Wings Press 2014; US$ 9.99
The thoughts, scenes, and observations gathered in this collection written by an aging Elroy Bode concern themselves on the surface with the daily happenings during a typical year, reflecting the author?s sense of kinship with the people, creatures, and beauty of the Texas desert. Upon closer inspection, however, these short sketches deal with the... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 1999; US$ 17.99
This is the first book to compile all the accounts, debates, and legends relating to Crockett's death. There is much controversy, and Groneman discusses it all in this unique book. It also shows how movies and television have addressed the issue of this notable Texan's death. more...
- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
Whether she's writing about redneck politics in her native Texas or the discreet charms of Bushwazee, Molly Ivins in never less than devastatingly honest?and hilarious. Our toughest, funniest, and savviest columnist delivers the goods on: -Texas politics: "Well, our attorney general is under indictment. He ran as 'the people's lawyer'; now we call... more...
- TwoDot 2014; US$ 15.99
Death of a Texas Ranger is the thrilling, action-packed story of the murder of Texas Ranger John Green by Cesario Menchaca, one of three Rangers of Mexican descent under Green?s command. Immediately word spread that the killing may have been the botched outcome of a contract taken out on Menchaca?s life by the notorious Gabriel Marnoch, a local... 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 2004; US$ 44.95
This book surveys the people, events, and conditions that shaped Mexican American identity in the Southwestern United States after 1913. 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...