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- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 17.99
Insiders' Guide to Houston is the essential source for in-depth travel information for visitors and locals alike to this thriving city in the Lone Star State. Written by a local, and true insider, Insiders' Guide to Houston offers a personal and practical perspective of Houston and its surrounding environs that makes it a must-have guide for travelers as... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 13.99
Part of our growing Mysteries and Legends series, Mysteries and Legends of Texas explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Texas's history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in Texas history. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
The thrilling adventures of traveler, rancher, and fighter Big-Foot? Wallace in a bygone era of the American frontier. Amid the embroiling conflicts of frontiersmen, Mexicans, and war in Texas, 1837, William Big-Foot? Wallace left his hometown of Virginia to avenge the deaths of his brother and cousin, soldiers executed by Mexicans. Upon joining... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 94.00
The term ?filibuster? often brings to mind a senator giving a long-winded speech in opposition to a bill, but the term had a different connotation in the nineteenth century?invasion of foreign lands by private military forces. Spanish Texas was a target of such invasions. Generally given short shrift in the studies of American-based filibustering,... 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99
A reporter?s account of the people, culture, and terrain of Texas in the mid-1800s. Frederick Olmsted was a journalist when he made his journey through Texas. Tasked with covering the state of slavery during the quiet years before the Civil War, he took copious notes about the people, places, and cultures of the Texas of his day. These notes, in... more...
- 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...
- TCU Press 2015; Not Available
Taking us well off the beaten path, Peter Szok leads readers on a cultural journey that will make your stomach?and heart?hunger for more. Szok sets the stage by suggesting that Fort Worth is more than just cowboys and world-class museums, but also a city with a rich immigrant heritage. With mouthwatering depictions, he highlights the best Latino... more...