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  • Unruly Watersby Kenna Lang Archer

    University of New Mexico Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    This environmental history of the Brazos traces the techniques that engineers and politicians have repeatedly used to try to manage its flow. more...

  • Olmsted's Texas Journeyby Frederick Law Olmsted

    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...

  • The Wests of Texasby Bruce Shackelford; Marise McDermott

    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...

  • Leben in Aquisgranumby Reinhard Mäurer

    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...

  • A Guide to the Historic Buildings of Fredericksburg and Gillespie Countyby Kenneth Hafertepe

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available

    KENNETH HAFERTEPE is chair of the department of museum studies at Baylor University. He is the author of several books, including America?s Castle: The Evolution of the Smithsonian Building and Its Institution, 1840?1878 and Abner Cook: Master Builder on the Texas Frontier . more...

  • "We Never Retreat"by Edward A. Bradley

    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...

  • Chasing Thugs, Nazis, and Redsby Kemp Dixon

    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...

  • Six-Shooters and Shifting Sandsby Bob Alexander

    University of North Texas Press 2015; US$ 27.96

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  • Caddoby Thad Sitton; Carolyn Brown; Andrew Sansom

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 60.00

    In a stunning tribute to one of Texas? most enigmatic waterways, a veteran East Texas historian and a professional photographer have together created an homage to a lake like no other?half Texas, half Louisiana, a swampy labyrinth of bald cypress and water plants filled with mystery, legend, and a staggering amount of biological complexity. Classified... more...

  • Restaurantes, rumba y másby Peter Szok

    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...