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  • Without Getting Killed or Caught

    Without Getting Killed or Caught
    av Tamara Saviano

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623494544

    For more than forty years, Guy Clark has been writing and recording unforgettable songs. His lyrics and melodies paint indelible portraits of the people, places, and experiences that shaped him. He has served as model, mentor, supporter, and friend…

  • A Bowl of Red

    A Bowl of Red
    av Frank X. Tolbert

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585442096

    Big Bend resident rancher Hallie Stillwell has added her voice and favorite chili recipe to her friend Frank X. Tolbert's classic book, A Bowl of Red. Written by the late Dallas newspaper columnist and author, A Bowl of Red is an entertaining histor…

  • Serbia's Secret War

    Serbia's Secret War
    av Philip J. Cohen

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890967607

    An entire piece of Serbian history is missing. And in the middle of the latest Yugoslav war-Europe's worst blood bath since World War II-Serbian politicians, propagandists, and revisionist historians have made a cynical attempt at replacing the miss…

  • The Messenger

    The Messenger
    av Brian T. Atkinson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623497781

    Texas singer-songwriter Hayes Carll declared, "Ray would be at the top of the list if I were gonna read about somebody's life." In The Messenger: The Songwriting Legacy of Ray Wylie Hubbard, author, journalist, and music producer Brian T. Atkinson d…

  • Seeing Stevie Ray

    Seeing Stevie Ray
    av Tracy Anne Hart

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623498139

    It may be difficult to say anything about Stevie Ray Vaughan that hasn't already been said. The skinny kid from Oak Cliff on the south side of Dallas who followed his older brother Jimmie in and out of local blues clubs and eventually to Austin woul…

  • Deep Ellum

    Deep Ellum
    av Alan B. Govenar

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603449588

    Deep Ellum, on the eastern edge of downtown Dallas, retains its character as an alternative to the city's staid image with loft apartments, art galleries, nightclubs, and tattoo shops. It first sprang up as a ramshackle business district with saloon…

  • Carrier ""Lexington

    Carrier ""Lexington

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890966815

    Entering World War II as the second of the great Essexclass carriers, the Lexington destroyed more than one thousand Japanese aircraft, sank more than a million tons of enemy shipping in the Pacific, and was the first American warship to enter Tokyo…

  • The Words of Cesar Chavez

    The Words of Cesar Chavez
    av Richard J. Jensen

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585441709

    Cesar Chavez's relentless campaign for social justice for farm workers and laborers in the United States marked a milestone in U.S. history. Through his powerful rhetoric and impassioned calls to action, Chavez transformed as well as persuaded and i…

  • The Words of Cesar Chavez

    The Words of Cesar Chavez
    av Richard J. Jensen

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585441693

    Cesar Chavez's relentless campaign for social justice for farm workers and laborers in the United States marked a milestone in U.S. history. Through his powerful rhetoric and impassioned calls to action, Chavez transformed as well as persuaded and i…

  • Sea Change

    Sea Change
    av Sylvia Earle

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623499044

    In 1952, at age sixteen, Sylvia Earle - then a budding marine biologist - borrowed a friend's copper diving helmet, compressor, and pump and slipped below the waters of a Florida river. It was her first underwater dive. Since then, Earle has descend…

  • Why Texans Fought in the Civil War

    Why Texans Fought in the Civil War
    av Charles David Grear

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603441728

    In Why Texans Fought in the Civil War, Charles David Grear provides insights into what motivated Texans to fight for the Confederacy. Mining important primary sources - including thousands of letters and unpublished journals - he affords readers the…

  • Why Texans Fought in the Civil War

    Why Texans Fought in the Civil War
    av Charles David Grear

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603448093

    In Why Texans Fought in the Civil War, Charles David Grear provides insights into what motivated Texans to fight for the Confederacy. Mining important primary sources-including thousands of letters and unpublished journals-he affords readers the opp…

  • A Woman of Letters, Karle Wilson Baker

    A Woman of Letters, Karle Wilson Baker
    av Sarah Ragland Jackson

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585444564

    Karle Wilson Baker was the best-known Texas poet of the early twentieth century. Yet, while many of her male contemporaries remain well known to Texas literature, she does not. Her energy and significant role in shaping the literature of Texas equal…

  • Energy and Sustainable Development in Mexico

    Energy and Sustainable Development in Mexico
    av John R. Moroney

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585444625

    The future of the oil and gas industry in Mexico affects both U.S. and world markets and, more importantly, the country's own economic development. Fossil fuels - oil, natural gas, and coal - account for 92 percent of all energy consumed in Mexico,…

  • Energy and Sustainable Development in Mexico

    Energy and Sustainable Development in Mexico
    av John R. Moroney

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603441032

    John R. Moroney and Flory Dieck-Assad cogently assess Mexico's goals of sustainability and the major policy changes that will be required to achieve them.

  • LBJ's American Promise

    LBJ's American Promise
    av Garth E. Pauley

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585445745

    Though Lyndon Johnson developed a reputation as a rough-hewn, arm-twisting deal-maker with a drawl, at a crucial moment in history he delivered an address to Congress that moved Martin Luther King Jr. to tears and earned praise from the media as the…

  • LBJ's American Promise

    LBJ's American Promise
    av Garth E. Pauley

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585445813

    Though Lyndon Johnson developed a reputation as a rough-hewn, arm-twisting deal-maker with a drawl, at a crucial moment in history he delivered an address to Congress that moved Martin Luther King Jr. to tears and earned praise from the media as the…

  • A Book Maker's Art

    A Book Maker's Art
    av William E. Reaves

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623496661

    A significant collection of Texas paintings and prints hangs humbly and inconspicuously throughout the offices, conference rooms, and hallways of Texas A&M University Press. These works comprise the Frank H. Wardlaw Collection of Texas Art, named in…

  • Ranald S. Mackenzie on the Texas Frontier

    Ranald S. Mackenzie on the Texas Frontier
    av Ernest Wallace

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890964873

    Once called the "Fighting Colonel" of the Texas frontier, Ranald S. Mackenzie in the brief years of his career through the 1870s and early 1880s secured that land for the surging wave of settlers who turned the wilderness into a place of cattle ranc…

  • Howling of the Coyotes

    Howling of the Coyotes
    av WALLACE

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890960837

    Ernest Wallace chronicles the little-known attempts by radical reconstructionists to divide the state, a move their critics derisively referred to as the "howling of the coyotes." He traces the interplay of the division issue with partisan politics…

  • Growing Good Things to Eat in Texas

    Growing Good Things to Eat in Texas
    av Pamela Walker

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603441070

    As more and more people seek locally grown food, independent, family owned and operated agriculture has expanded, creating local networks for selling and buying produce, meat, and dairy products and reviving local agricultural economies throughout t…

  • Budapest Exit

    Budapest Exit
    av Csaba Teglas

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585446407

    Faced with fascism, communism, and the 1956 Revolution, Csaba Teglas responded with ingenuity and hope. In ""Budapest Exit"", he tells the story of his twenty-year quest for freedom. Teglas rummaged the scrap heap of World War II for anything he cou…

  • The Son Tay Raid

    The Son Tay Raid
    av John Gargus

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603442121

    In May 1970, aerial photographs revealed what U.S. military intelligence believed was a POW camp near the town of Son Tay, twenty-three miles west of North Vietnam's capital city. When American officials decided the prisoners were attempting to send…

  • Legends and Lore of Texas Wildflowers

    Legends and Lore of Texas Wildflowers
    av Elizabeth Silverthorne

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585442300

    Elizabeth Silverthorne has gathered an intriguing bouquet of folklore about forty-four of Texas' most fascinating wildflowers such as water lily, Queen Anne's lace, honeysuckle, dogwood, and morning glory. Only recently have people again become awar…

  • The Texas Republic and the Mormon Kingdom of God

    The Texas Republic and the Mormon Kingdom of God

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585441846

    From its earliest days of colonization, Texas sparked the imagination and ambition of some of North America's greatest leaders. Joseph Smith, the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, was one such man. His interest in Texas coi…

  • Texas Flags

    Texas Flags

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585441518

  • Texas Flags

    Texas Flags

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585441662

    Now available in paperback Winner of the T. R. Fehrenbach Book Award ." . . a lushly illustrated record of the banners that have united and galvanized the citizens of the Lone Star State."--Publishers Weekly ." . . exemplifies both the achievement…

  • American Foreign Policy and Yugoslavia, 1939-1941

    American Foreign Policy and Yugoslavia, 1939-1941

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890968970

    In American Foreign Policy and Yugoslavia, 1939-1941, Ivo Tasovac contends that Yugoslavia acted as an unwilling prop for American involvement in World War II. As a result of America's commitment to Britain as an exception to their doctrine of neutr…

  • A Kineno Remembers

    A Kineno Remembers
    av Lauro F. Cavazos

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603440448

    On September 20, 1988, Lauro Cavazos became the first Hispanic in the history of the United States to be appointed to the Cabinet, when then - vice president George H. W. Bush swore him in as secretary of education. Cavazos, born on the legendary Ki…

  • Paleoamerican Origins

    Paleoamerican Origins

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603448123

    Paleoamerican Origins: Beyond Clovis presents 23 up-to-date syntheses of important topics surrounding the debate over the initial prehistoric colonization of the Americas. These papers are written by some of the foremost authorities who are on the t…

  • See-through Years

    See-through Years
    av Barna J

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892633166

    The ritual of real estate dominated the spiritual life of Texas for a decade, a ritual based on the mythic premise that developers function as divinely ordained princes who bring prosperity to the whole of society. In the early years of the '80s Tex…

  • Danger Close

    Danger Close
    av Steve Call

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603441421

    "America had a secret weapon," writes Steve Call of the period immediately following September 11, 2001, as planners contemplated the invasion of Afghanistan. This weapon consisted of small teams of Special Forces operatives trained in close air sup…

  • Danger Close

    Danger Close

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585446247

    "America had a secret weapon," writes Steve Call of the period immediately following September 11, 2001, as planners contemplated the invasion of Afghanistan. This weapon consisted of small teams of Special Forces operatives trained in close air sup…

  • Chico, George, the Birds, and Me

    Chico, George, the Birds, and Me
    av Dorothy Chapman Saunders

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603440615

    When a mysterious manila envelope reached the hands of Henry ""Milt"" Reeves, no one could have anticipated the story that waited inside. Enclosed he found a manuscript written half a century earlier and yellowed with age. Each fragile page unfolded…

  • Rock beneath the Sand

    Rock beneath the Sand
    av Lois E. Myers

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585442508

    At the crossroads of Central Texas, cotton once ruled as king. Around this demanding monarch, numerous communities grew up and thrived. From the distant horizon, the communities were marked by church steeples stretching skyward. Today, cotton has di…

  • Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters, and Biota

    Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters, and Biota

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603442909

    Volume 3 of Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters, and Biota; a series edited by John W. Tunnell Jr., Darryl L. Felder, and Sylvia A. Earle A continuation of the landmark scientific reference series from the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studi…

  • The Battle of Glorieta

    The Battle of Glorieta
    av Don E. Alberts

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585441006

    On the morning of March 26, 1862, Confederate and Union armies met in Glorieta Pass in the southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico. A series of skirmishes, jockeying for position, and a pitched battle on March 28 took a heavy toll on both…

  • A Very Short War

    A Very Short War
    av John F. Guilmartin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603441964

    On May 12, 1975, less than two weeks after the fall of Saigon, Khmer Rouge naval forces seized the S.S. Mayaguez , an American container ship, off the Cambodian coast in the Gulf of Siam. The swift military response ordered by President Gerald Ford…

  • El Mesquite

    El Mesquite
    av Elena Zamora O'Shea

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585441082

    The open country of Texas between the Nueces River and the Rio Grande was sparsely settled through the nineteenth century, and most of the settlers who did live there had Hispanic names that until recently were rarely admitted into the pages of Texa…

  • El Mesquite

    El Mesquite
    av Elena Zamora O'Shea

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890969663

    The open country of Texas between the Nueces River and the Rio Grande was sparsely settled through the nineteenth century, and most of the settlers who did live there had Hispanic names that until recently were rarely admitted into the pages of Texa…

  • Long Journeys Home

    Long Journeys Home
    av Michael D. Gambone

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623495800

    In the modern history of American veterans, it is sometimes difficult to separate myth from fact. The men and women who served in World War II are routinely praised as heroes; the "Greatest Generation," after all, triumphed over fascism and successf…

  • Crosswinds

    Crosswinds
    av Earl H., Jr. Tilford

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890965313

    Who lost the war in Vietnam? Popular mythology has blamed politicians, the press, or Jane Fonda and the antiwar movement. Crosswinds, a riveting and incisive analysis by a former Air Force officer who served as an intelligence specialist during the…

  • CROSSWINDS

    CROSSWINDS
    av Earl H., Jr. Tilford

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603441261

    Tilford exposes the generals' tunnel-vision. . . . He demolishes the myth that the 1972 `Christmas bombing' brought Hanoi to its knees . . . . His controversial thesis is that the bombing of the North and the interdiction campaign against the Ho Chi…

  • Wildlife Watching in America's National Parks

    Wildlife Watching in America's National Parks
    av Gary W. Vequist

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603448147

    From the Great Smoky Mountains to Point Reyes National Seashore, America's national parks are home to some of nature's great wildlife spectacles. Here, Gary W. Vequist and Daniel S. Licht, two veterans of the National Park Service, focus on twelve a…

  • Lambshead Legacy

    Lambshead Legacy

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890967386

    The goal for Lambshead Ranch, located about 120 miles west of Fort Worth, Texas, has always been to convert grass into beef cattle at a profit. In Lambshead Legacy: The Ranch Diary of Watt R. Matthews, Janet Neugebauer's carefully researched annotat…

  • My Guitar Is a Camera

    My Guitar Is a Camera
    av Watt M. Casey

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623495589

    The evening of May 10, 1970, found a young Watt M. Casey Jr. standing awestruck, only a few feet from Jimi Hendrix as the legendary guitarist tore into his unique arrangement of "The Star-Spangled Banner" on the stage of San Antonio's Hemisfair Aren…

  • The Archaeology of Engagement

    The Archaeology of Engagement

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623492946

    When a historic battlefield site is discovered and studied, the focus is often on the "hardware": remnants of weaponry, ammunition, supplies, and equipment that archaeologists carefully unearth, analyze, conserve, and frequently place on display in…

  • Pioneer Jewish Texans

    Pioneer Jewish Texans
    av Natalie Ornish

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603444231

    With more than 400 photographs, extensive interviews with the descendants of pioneer Jewish Texan families, and reproductions of rare historical documents, Natalie Ornish's Pioneer Jewish Texans quickly became a classic following its original releas…

  • Wildlife of the Concho Valley

    Wildlife of the Concho Valley
    av Terry C. Maxwell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603449656

    The Concho Valley, named from the abundant mussel shells found in its principal river by seventeenth-century Spanish explorers, occupies a transitional position between the Chihuahuan Desert to the west and the Balcones Canyonlands to the east. As v…

  • White-Tailed Deer Habitat

    White-Tailed Deer Habitat
    av Timothy Edward Fulbright

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603449519

    The original, 2006 edition of Timothy Edward Fulbright and J. Alfonso Ortega-S.'s White-Tailed Deer Habitat: Ecology and Management on Rangelands was hailed as "a splendid reference for the classroom and those who make their living from wildlife and…

  • Voice of the Marketplace

    Voice of the Marketplace
    av Joseph A. Pratt

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585441853

    The National Petroleum Council (NPC) emerged out of the close cooperation between the petroleum industry and the federal government during World War II. In the last fifty-plus years, the Council has evolved into a voice of the marketplace, analyzing…

  • Brownsville Raid

    Brownsville Raid

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890965283

    Around midnight on August 13, 1906, shots rang out on the road between Brownsville, Texas, and Fort Brown, the old army garrison. Ten minutes later a young civilian lay dead, and angry residents swarmed the streets, convinced their homes had been te…

  • Collision

    Collision
    av Pete Gershon

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623496326

    In this expansive and vigorous survey of the Houston art scene of the 1970s and 1980s, author Pete Gershon describes the city's emergence as a locus for the arts, fueled by a boom in oil prices and by the arrival of several catalyzing figures, inclu…

  • Science on the Texas Frontier

    Science on the Texas Frontier
    av Lincecum

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890967904

    Edward O. Wilson has described Dr. Gideon Lincecum as "an American original, expansive passionate, and prone to make science out of what he could see with his own eyes. His life illuminates an important era, and mood, in Texas history, and he ranks…

  • A Vision of Place

    A Vision of Place
    av William Curtis

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623494582

    Since the beginnings of their architectural practice in 1992, William Curtis and Russell Windham have dedicated their work to the principle that classical architecture, in its best sense, should embody the same rigor, the same attention to surroundi…

  • The Gondola ""Philadelphia"" and the Battle of Lake Champlain

    The Gondola ""Philadelphia"" and the Battle of Lake Champlain
    av John R. Bratten

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585441471

    A veteran of the American Revolutionary War, the Philadelphia is the oldest intact warship on display in North America. After its recovery from the bottom of Lake Champlain in 1935, the fifty-four foot long vessel, armed with three cannon and eight…

  • On Nature's Terms

    On Nature's Terms

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890965221

    Outside, where the wind is blowing, we see the world on nature's terms, and we see that it is severely endangered. Turning inward, we seek a sense of connection with nature that could perhaps help us through the current environmental crisis. In this…

  • The Muslim-Croat Civil War in Bosnia

    The Muslim-Croat Civil War in Bosnia
    av Charles R. Shrader

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585442614

    In this volume, Charles R. Shrader offers a military history of a crucial conflict in Bosnia between two former allies. When the Bosnian Serbs and their Serbian allies attacked Bosnia-Herzegovina in March 1992 the Bosnian Croats and Muslims collabor…