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  • Is Our Children Learning?by Paul Begala

    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...

  • Quest for Tejano Identity in San Antonio, Texas, 1913-2000by Richard Buitron

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Lone Star Justiceby Robert M. Utley

    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...

  • Life in Laredoby Robert D. Wood

    University of North Texas Press 2004; US$ 19.96

    Based on documents from the Laredo Archives, this work shows the evolution and development of daily life in a town under the flags of Spain, Mexico, and the United States. Robert D. Wood, S.M., presents the first one hundred years of history and culture in Laredo up to the mid-nineteenth century. more...

  • Life of the Marlowsby William Rathmell; Robert K. DeArment

    University of North Texas Press 2004; US$ 11.96

    Rathmell's book, biased in favor of the five Marlow brothers, has long been out of print. Robert K. DeArment has sifted through the evidence and presents an objective, annotated edition. Readers can judge for themselves: were the Marlows as law-abiding as Rathmell claims? more...

  • The Mason County "Hoo Doo" War, 1874-1902by David Johnson

    University of North Texas Press 2006; US$ 19.96

    In 1874, the "Hoo Doo" War erupted in the Texas Hill Country of Mason County. The author analyzes the myths and legends surrounding the feud and presents an account of what happened in Mason County - a case study in frontier violence of the bloodiest kind. more...

  • Saving the Big Thicketby James J. Cozine

    University of North Texas Press 2004; US$ 27.96

    The Big Thicket of East Texas, which at one time covered over two million acres, served as a barrier to civilizations throughout most of historic times. This text is a classic account of the region's history and a play-by-play narrative of the prolonged fight for the Big Thicket Preserve. more...

  • Lone Star Lawmenby Robert M. Utley

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 33.99

    Hailed as "a rip-snortin', six-guns-blazin' saga of good guys and bad guys who were sometimes one and the same," Robert M. Utley's Lone Star Justice captured the colorful first century of Texas Ranger history. Now, in the eagerly anticipated conclusion, Lone Star Lawmen, Utley once again chronicles the daring exploits of the Rangers,... more...

  • Twentieth-century Texasby John W. Storey; Mary L. Kelley

    University of North Texas Press 2008; US$ 15.16

    A collection of fifteen essays which cover Indians, Mexican Americans, African Americans, women, religion, war on the homefront, music, literature, film, art, sports, philanthropy, education, the environment, and science and technology in twentieth-century Texas. more...

  • Yours to Commandby Harold J. Weiss

    University of North Texas Press 2009; US$ 22.36

    Captain Bill McDonald's (1852-1918) admirers rank him as one of the great captains of Texas Ranger history. His detractors see him as an irresponsible lawman who precipitated violence, hungered for publicity, and related tall tales that cast himself in the hero's role. This title seeks to find the true Bill McDonald and sort fact from myth. more...