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  • "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...

  • The Scalawag In Alabama Politics, 1865-1881by Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Who was this scalawag? Simply a native, white, Alabama Republican! Scorned by his fellow white Southerners, he suffered, in his desire for socioeconomic reform and political power, more than mere verbal abuse and social ostracism; he lived constantly under the threat of physical violence. When first published in 1977, Wiggin?s treatment of the scalawag... 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...

  • Walking New Orleansby Barri Bronston

    Wilderness Press 2015; US$ 18.95

    From neighborhoods such as Lakeview and Mid-City to landmarks including the Saenger Theater and Mercedes Benz Superdome, from its restaurants and music clubs to its parks and museums, the Big Easy has regained the title of one of the world?s most fascinating cities. In Walking New Orleans , lifelong resident and writer Barri Bronston shares the love... more...

  • Famous Trees of Texasby Gretchen Riley; Peter D Smith

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 70.00

    Famous Trees of Texas was first published in 1970 by the Texas Forest Service (now Texas A&M Forest Service), an organization created in 1915 and charged with protecting and sustaining the forests, trees, and other related natural resources of Texas. For the 100-year anniversary of TFS, the agency presents a new edition of this classic book, telling... more...

  • Creole Cityby Nathalie Dessens

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    In Creole City , Nathalie Dessens opens a window onto antebellum New Orleans during a time of rapid expansion and dizzying change. The story?rooted in the Sainte-Gême Family Papers harbored at The Historic New Orleans Collection?follows the twenty-year correspondence of Jean Boze to Henri de Ste-Gême, both refugees from Saint-Domingue. Exploring... more...

  • The Adventures of Big-Foot Wallaceby John C. Duval

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95

    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...