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- 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...
- Meyer & Meyer 2015; US$ 13.35
Der Christoffel berichtet über das Leben der Menschen in Aachen in vielen Facetten des Lebens - wie sie leben, wovon sie und mit wem sie leben, aber auch wie sie leiden vom Spätmittelalter bis zum Ende 18. Jahrhundert. Diese Zeit, häufig als düster und brutal geschildert, ist aber auch eine innovative Zeit und wenn sie beim Lesen eine Brille benötigen,... more...
- Texas State Historical Assn Press 2015; Not Available
Bruce M. Shackelford is a nationally recognized authority on the history of the American West. Currently the Curator of the South Texas Heritage Center and the George West Trail Drivers Gallery at the Witte Museum in San Antonio, Texas, he has created exhibits utilizing the Museum?s important history collections on subjects from American Indian cultures... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 12.99
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...