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  • The History of Texasby Robert A. Calvert; Arnoldo De Leon; Gregg Cantrell

    Wiley 2013; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    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... more...

  • 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...

  • A Line in the Sandby Randy Roberts; James S. Olson

    Free Press 2001; US$ 24.95

    In late February and early March of 1836, the Mexican Army under the command of General Antonio López de Santa Anna besieged a small force of Anglo and Tejano rebels at a mission known as the Alamo. The defenders of the Alamo were in an impossible situation. They knew very little of the events taking place outside the mission walls. They did not have... more...

  • The Men Who Wear the Starby Charles M. Robinson

    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...

  • The 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Lone Star Lawmenby Robert M. Utley

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 30.99

    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, this time... more...