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  • Storming the City

    Storming the City
    av Alec Wahlman

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416190

    In an increasingly urbanized world, urban terrain has become a greater factor in military operations. Simultaneously, advances in military technology have given military forces sharply increased capabilities. The conflict comes from how urban terrai…

  • The Sutton-Taylor Feud

    The Sutton-Taylor Feud
    av Chuck Parsons

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415346

    The Sutton-Taylor Feud of DeWitt, Gonzales, Karnes, and surrounding counties began shortly after the Civil War ended. The blood feud continued into the 1890s when the final court case was settled with a governmental pardon. Of all the Texas feuds, t…

  • Forging the Star

    Forging the Star
    av David S Turk

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417975

    Forging the Star is a comprehensive official modern history of the U.S. Marshals, the oldest federal law enforcement organization. Their daily duties include pursuing dangerous felons in each of the 94 judicial districts or extraditing them from oth…

  • Flying with the Fifteenth Air Force

    Flying with the Fifteenth Air Force
    av Tom Faulkner

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417319

    In 1944 and 1945, Tom Faulkner was a B-24 pilot flying out of San Giovanni airfield in Italy as a member of the 15th Air Force of the U.S. Army Air Forces. Only 19 years old when he completed his 28th and last mission, Tom was one of the youngest bo…

  • Tire Shrinker to Dragster

    Tire Shrinker to Dragster

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410600

    The title of this collection denotes a span from the horse-drawn vehicles with steel tires that had to be shrunk down occasionally, to the cars that accelerate to unbelievable speeds on a drag strip. Society members like to look back at old customs…

  • The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 2

    The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 2

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415957

    This anthology collects the twelve winners of the 2013 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest, run by the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. The event is hosted by the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism at the Universi…

  • Queen of the Confederacy

    Queen of the Confederacy
    av Elizabeth Wittenmyer Lewis

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413007

    "Submissiveness is not my role, but certain platitudes on certain occasions are among the innocent deceits of the sex." A strong character with a fervent belief in woman's changing place, Lucy Holcombe Pickens (1832-1899) was not content to live the…

  • Follow De Drinkin Gould

    Follow De Drinkin Gould

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410877

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society includes the play-party in Oklahoma; folklore of Texas birds; tall tales for the tenderfeet; fishback yarns from the Sulphurs; Cajun stories of Bolivar's Peninsula; Paul Bunyan; pioneer folk tales; folk…

  • Legends and Life in Texas

    Legends and Life in Texas

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416978

    There is sometimes a fine line between history and folklore. This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society tells stories about real-life characters from Texas's history, as well as personal reflections about life from diverse perspectives throughou…

  • The Goat Songs

    The Goat Songs
    av James Najarian

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417173

    The poems in James Najarian's debut collection are by turns tragic and mischievous, always with an exuberant attention to form. Najarian turns his caprine eye to the landscapes and history of Berks Country, Pennsylvania, and to the middle east of hi…

  • American Voudou

    American Voudou
    av Rod Davis

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410815

    Voudou (an older spelling of voodoo)-a pantheistic belief system developed in West Africa and transported to the Americas during the diaspora of the slave trade-is the generic term for a number of similar African religions which mutated in the Ameri…

  • Personal Correspondence Houston-II

    Personal Correspondence Houston-II
    av M. Robert

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410310

    Volume II of Sam Houston's personal correpondence continues the four-volume series of previously unpublished personal letters to and from Sam Houston. This volume begins March 6, 1846, as Houston leaves Texas to take his place in the U. S. Senate. I…

  • Christmas Memories

    Christmas Memories

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410174

    "In the town where I was born and raised, everyone drove a few miles south to cut a tree. In that dry, windy country few of the cedars grew straight and full, so the major problem was to find the one least lopsided and wind-whipped." Thus A. C. Gree…

  • Boardin' in the Thicket

    Boardin' in the Thicket
    av Wanda A. Landrey

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410549

    A descendant of one of the pioneer boarding house families, Wanda Landrey searched the Big Thicket to find survivors of the boarding house era and to collect their stories and recipes.

  • On the Jury Trial

    On the Jury Trial
    av Thomas M. Melsheimer

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417371

    Two outstanding Texas trial lawyers-one now an equally respected district judge-have written On the Jury Trial, a "must have" reference for any trial lawyer aspiring to excellence or seeking to maintain it. Topics include voir dire, opening statemen…

  • On the Jury Trial

    On the Jury Trial
    av Thomas M. Melsheimer

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416992

    Two outstanding Texas trial lawyers-one now an equally respected district judge-have written On the Jury Trial, a "must have" reference for any trial lawyer aspiring to excellence or seeking to maintain it. Topics include voir dire, opening statemen…

  • Classic Keys

    Classic Keys
    av Alan Lenhoff

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417760

    Classic Keys is a beautifully photographed and illustrated book focusing on the signature rock keyboard sounds of the 1950s to the early 1980s. It celebrates the Hammond B-3 organ, Rhodes and Wurlitzer electric pianos, the Vox Continental and Farfis…

  • Essays on Artistic Piano Playing

    Essays on Artistic Piano Playing
    av Guerry- J

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410419

    Silvio Scionti, after establishing himself as a much admired pianist and teacher at The American Conservatory and The Chicago Musical College, moved with his wife Isabel to New York City where the duo performed in all the major music centers in Euro…

  • Bad Company and Burnt Powder

    Bad Company and Burnt Powder
    av Bob Alexander

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415667

    Bad Company and Burnt Powder is a collection of twelve stories of when things turned ""Western"" in the nineteenth-century Southwest. Each chapter deals with a different character or episode in the Wild West involving various lawmen, Texas Rangers,…

  • The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke, Volume 5

    The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke, Volume 5
    av Charles M. Robinson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414684

    John Gregory Bourke kept a monumental set of diaries beginning as a young cavalry lieutenant in Arizona in 1872, and ending the evening before his death in 1896. As aide-de-camp to Brigadier General George Crook, he had an insider's view of the earl…

  • Antebellum Jefferson, Texas

    Antebellum Jefferson, Texas

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412659

    Founded in 1845 as a steamboat port at the entryway to western markets from the Red River, Jefferson was a thriving center of trade until the steamboat traffic dried up in the 1870s. During its heyday, the town monopolized the shipping of cotton fro…

  • Folklore


    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412239

    Folklore is everywhere, whether you are aware of it or not. A culture's traditional knowledge is used to remember the past and maintain traditions, to communicate with other members within a community, to learn, to celebrate, and to express creativi…

  • Return of the Gar

    Return of the Gar
    av Mark Spitzer

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415995

    The alligator gar belongs to a family of fish that has remained fundamentally unchanged since the Cretaceous, over 100 million years ago. Its intimidating size and plethora of teeth have made it demonized throughout its range in North America, resul…

  • Firearms of the Texas Rangers

    Firearms of the Texas Rangers
    av Doug Dukes

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418101

    From their founding in the 1820s up to the modern age, the Texas Rangers have shown the ability to adapt and survive. Part of that survival depended on their use of firearms. The evolving technology of these weapons often determined the effectivenes…

  • Life and Death in the Central Highlands

    Life and Death in the Central Highlands
    av James T. Gillam

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412925

    In 1968 James T. Gillam was a poorly focused college student at Ohio University who was dismissed and then drafted into the Army. Unlike most African-Americans who entered the Army then, he became a Sergeant and an instructor at the Fort McClellan A…

  • The Notorious Luke Short

    The Notorious Luke Short
    av Jack DeMattos

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415940

    Luke Short perfected his skills as a gambler in locations that included Leadville, Tombstone, Dodge City, and Fort Worth. In 1883, in what became known as the "Dodge City War," he banded together with Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and others to protect…

  • Kentecloth

    av Mardis- J

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410402

    The literary voices found in Kente Cloth are as unique and varied as the hues of their skin. Their choice of subjects offers an equally varied glimpse into the region's vast cache of truly new voices."Herein are the children of a Black Southwest . .…

  • Yours to Command

    Yours to Command
    av Harold J. Weiss, Jr.

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412604

    Captain Bill McDonald (1852-1918) is the most prominent of the ""Four Great Captains"" of Texas Ranger history. His career straddled the changing scene from the nineteenth to the twentieth centuries. In 1891 McDonald became captain of Company B of t…

  • Coyote Wisdom

    Coyote Wisdom

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410884

    This especially substantial folkish son-of-a-gun stew concocted by J. Frank Dobie and associates is distinguished by a wide variety of materials, ranging from the simplest recording of single items, like anecdotes, folk remedies or sayings, through…

  • The Bridges of Vietnam

    The Bridges of Vietnam
    av Fred L. Edwards Jr

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411386

    In 1966, Fred L. Edwards Jr went to serve as an intelligence officer in Vietnam. This work is built around his journals, sent home during his first tour in Vietnam in 1966-67. His own research sets his individual experiences into a larger context, t…

  • Fort Worth Stories

    Fort Worth Stories
    av Richard F. Selcer

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418309

    Fort Worth Stories is a collection of thirty-two bite-sized chapters of the city's history. Did you know that the same day Fort Worth was mourning the death of beloved African American 'Gooseneck Bill' McDonald, Dallas was experiencing a series of b…

  • The LH7 Ranch in Houston's Shadow

    The LH7 Ranch in Houston's Shadow
    av Deborah Lightfoot Sizemore

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411119

    The story of Emil Henry Marks and the LH7 Ranch he founded records not only the history of a unique family but also tells something of the cattle business on the coastal prairies of Texas when ranching was the principal industry of the region, befor…

  • Black Cinema Treasures

    Black Cinema Treasures
    av G. William Jones

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410280

    Focusing on a much-neglected area of film experience in America, Black Cinema Treasures furthers the preservation of America's cultural and historic heritage, especially its African-American heritage as seen through the eyes of the African-American…

  • Eavesdropping on Texas History

    Eavesdropping on Texas History

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416756

    Mary L. Scheer has assembled fifteen contributors to explore special moments in Texas history. The contributors assembled for this anthology represent many of the "all stars" among Texas historians: two State Historians of Texas, two past presidents…

  • WASP of the Ferry Command

    WASP of the Ferry Command
    av Sarah Byrn Rickman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416770

    WASP of the Ferry Command is the story of the women ferry pilots who flew more than nine million miles in 72 different aircraft-115,000 pilot hours-for the Ferrying Division, Air Transport Command, during World War II. In the spring of 1942, Col. Wi…

  • WASP of the Ferry Command

    WASP of the Ferry Command
    av Sarah Byrn Rickman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416374

    WASP of the Ferry Command is the story of the women ferrypilots who flew more than nine million miles in 72 differentaircraft-115,000 pilot hours-for the Ferrying Division, AirTransport Command, during World War II. In the spring of 1942,Col. Willia…

  • Captain Jack Helm

    Captain Jack Helm
    av Chuck Parsons

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417180

    In Captain Jack Helm, Chuck Parsons explores the life of John Jackson "Jack" Helm, whose main claim to fame has been that he was a victim of man-killer John Wesley Hardin. That he was, but he was much more in his violence-filled lifetime during Reco…

  • Computer Music in C

    Computer Music in C
    av Winsor

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411164

    If you are a C programmer interested in music or a composer hoping to expand your musical horizons, Computer Music in C provides you with a practical library of algorithms and related C programming functions that will ease your transition into compu…

  • Some Still Do:Essays On Texas Customs

    Some Still Do:Essays On Texas Customs

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411027

    Some people are still working stock, building chimneys, making syrup, curing warts, and witching water the same way their fathers and grandfathers did a hundred years ago. This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society is a collection of essays on s…

  • Star Of Destiny

    Star Of Destiny
    av Madge Thornall Roberts

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411478

    As the great-great-granddaughter of Sam Houston and Margaret Lea, Madge Thornall Roberts played in her great-grandparents' home in Independence, Texas, which had Santa Anna's saddle in the upstairs hall, the San Jacinto sword over the mantle, and wh…

  • The Ranger Ideal Volume 1

    The Ranger Ideal Volume 1
    av Darren L. Ivey

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416909

    Established in Waco in 1968, the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum honors the iconic Texas Rangers, a service which has existed, in one form or another, since 1823. They have become legendary symbols of Texas and the American West. Thirty-one Ran…

  • See Sam Run

    See Sam Run
    av Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412444

    Thousands of children are diagnosed with autism each year, with a rate of occurrence of 1 in 150 births, compared to 5 per 10,000 just two decades ago. This astounding escalation has professionals scrambling to explain why the devastating neurologic…

  • Savage Frontier v. 2; 1838-1839

    Savage Frontier v. 2; 1838-1839
    av Stephen L. Moore

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412062

    This second volume of the ""Savage Frontier"" series focuses on two of the bloodiest years of fighting in the young Texas Republic, 1838 and 1839. By early 1838, the Texas Rangers were in danger of disappearing altogether. Stephen L. Moore shows how…

  • The Twenty-five Year Century

    The Twenty-five Year Century
    av lam Quang Thi

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411430

    For Victor Hugo, the nineteenth century could be remembered by only its first two years, which established peace in Europe and France's supremacy on the continent. For Gen. Lam Quang Thi, the twentieth century had only twenty-five years: from 1950 t…

  • Writers & Publishers Guide 1997-99

    Writers & Publishers Guide 1997-99
    av Untp

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410198

  • War in the Villages

    War in the Villages
    av Ted N. Easterling

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418262

    Much of the history written about the Vietnam War overlooks the U.S. Marine Corps Combined Action Platoons. These CAPs lived in the Vietnamese villages, with the difficult and dangerous mission of defending the villages from both the National Libera…

  • Land of Hope and Glory

    Land of Hope and Glory
    av M. Terry

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410068

    With Land of Hope and Glory, Marshall Terry continues the Northway family saga he began with Tom Northway and My Father's Hands, covering one hundred years of American experience. In this latest novel, General Marcus Aurelius Northway, a homeopathic…

  • ActivAmerica

    av Meagan Cass

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416947

    Drawing from fairy tales, ghost stories, and science-fiction, the stories in ActivAmerica explore how we confront (and exert) power and re-imagine ourselves through sports and athletic activities. A group of girls starts an illicit hockey league in…

  • Contested Policy

    Contested Policy
    av Guadalupe San Miguel

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411713

    Bilingual education is one of the most contentious and misunderstood educational programs in the country. It raises significant questions about this country's national identity, the nature of federalism, power, ethnicity, and pedagogy. In Contested…

  • Contested Policy

    Contested Policy
    av Guadalupe San Miguel

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417968

    "San Miguel provides the complete history of the rise and fall of federal bilingual education policy and details how the English-only movement defeated it at the federal level, only to continue the fight state-by-state. This is a clearly written, co…

  • Delirium

    av Barbara Hamby

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410037

    Winner of the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry, 1994. Barbara Hamby makes her poems out of jokes, Italian phrases, quotes from saints and philosophers, references to meals eaten and wines drunk. In a fluid, compelling voice, she sets a stage, peoples i…

  • Circles Where Heads Should Be

    Circles Where Heads Should Be
    av Caki Wilkinson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413090

    Winner of the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry, 2010. The poems in Circles Where the Head Should Be are full of objects and oddities, bits of news, epic catalogues, and a cast of characters hoping to make sense of it all. Underneath the often whimsical…

  • Californio Voices: The Oral Memoirs of Jose Maria Amador and Lorenzo Asisara

    Californio Voices: The Oral Memoirs of Jose Maria Amador and Lorenzo Asisara
    av Gregorio Mora-Torres

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414387

    In the early 1870s, Hubert H. Bancroft and his assistants set out to record the memoirs of early Californios, one of them being eighty-three-year-old Don Jose Maria Amador, a former "Forty-Niner" during the California Gold Rush and soldado de cuera…