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  • Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881

    Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881
    av Rick Miller

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414677

    In 1874, the Texas legislature created the Frontier Battalion, the first formal, budgeted organization as an arm of state government of what historically had been periodic groups loosely referred to as Texas Rangers. Initially created to combat the…

  • Intermediate Sanctions in Corrections

    Intermediate Sanctions in Corrections
    av Gail A. Caputo

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411867

    The field of corrections comprises three distinct areas of study: institutional corrections (jails and prisons), community corrections (probation and parole), and intermediate sanctions (community service, boot camps, intensive supervision programs,…

  • Intermediate Sanctions in Corrections

    Intermediate Sanctions in Corrections
    av Gail A. Caputo

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411829

    The field of corrections comprises three distinct areas of study: institutional corrections (jails and prisons), community corrections (probation and parole), and intermediate sanctions (community service, boot camps, intensive supervision programs,…

  • Dennis Brain

    Dennis Brain
    av Stephen Gamble

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413076

    The British horn player Dennis Brain (1921-1957) is commonly described by such statements as "the greatest horn player of the 20th Century," "a genius," and "a legend." He was both a prodigy and popularizer, famously performing a concerto on a garde…

  • Birthing a Better Way

    Birthing a Better Way
    av Kalena Cook

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412987

    Birthing a Better Way: 12 Secrets for Natural Childbirth presents a fresh, proactive, and positive approach to why you may want to consider the safest and most satisfying kind of birth-natural childbirth-especially in these times of overused medical…

  • Birthing a Better Way

    Birthing a Better Way
    av Kalena Cook

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412970

    Birthing a Better Way: 12 Secrets for Natural Childbirth presents a fresh, proactive, and positive approach to why you may want to consider the safest and most satisfying kind of birth-natural childbirth-especially in these times of overused medical…

  • Bene-dictions

    Bene-dictions
    av Rush Rankin

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411577

    In these dramatic poems, the agon pits ideas against the lurch and drift of bodies. Both are necessary, as the hand is necessary to write the poem and both are reconciled here by a sensitivity to the pleasures of melodic form.

  • Dictionary of Poetic Terms

    Dictionary of Poetic Terms
    av Jack Myers USA)

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411669

    Formerly ""The Longman Dictionary of Poetic Terms"", this updated version contains over 1600 entries on the devices, techniques, history, theory and terminology of poetry from the Classical period to the present. To bring it up to date, the authors…

  • Journals of Scheherazade

    Journals of Scheherazade

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410105

    In this collection of poetry the author finds, in the character of Scheherazade, a metaphor for what it means to write. The voices of these poems are deeply female, whether they be those of daughters, lovers or mothers; they remind us that the diffi…

  • Bob Bilyeu Camblin

    Bob Bilyeu Camblin
    av Sandra Jensen Rowland

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417890

    Born in Ponca City, Oklahoma, Bob Camblin (1928-2010) was an artist, first and foremost. He earned his BFA and MFA degrees from the Kansas City Art Institute. His studies were followed by a Fulbright Fellowship that allowed him a year's stay in Ital…

  • Texian Stomping Grounds

    Texian Stomping Grounds

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410891

    A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society, which examines how Texans of many races have shaped their lives and shaped the state.

  • Captain John H. Rogers, Texas Ranger

    Captain John H. Rogers, Texas Ranger
    av Paul N. Spellman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412482

    John Harris Rogers (1863-1930) served in Texas law enforcement for more than four decades, as a Texas Ranger, Deputy and U.S. Marshal, city police chief, and in the private sector as a security agent. He is recognized in history as one of the legend…

  • Whistle in the Piney Woods

    Whistle in the Piney Woods
    av Robert S. Maxwell

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410617

    The story of the railroad's symbiotic relationship with the lumber industry and its role in the development of East Texas.

  • Texas Civil War Artifacts

    Texas Civil War Artifacts
    av Richard Mather Ahlstrom

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412512

    One of the most popular literary subjects worldwide is the American Civil War. In addition to an enormous number of history buffs, there are tens of thousands of collectors of Civil War artifacts. In the last fifty years, several books have been wri…

  • Country Cop

    Country Cop
    av Barry L. Goodson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417883

    The deputy sheriff or sheriff of a county often is perceived as the lone officer protecting the citizens of a small town. Country Cop is the riveting story of one such deputy sheriff, Barry Goodson, and his experiences with the Parker County Sheriff…

  • Observations & Reflections Texas Folkfore

    Observations & Reflections Texas Folkfore

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411003

    A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society, consisting of fourteen essays on Texas folklore and folk life. Beliefs and customs, riddles and proverbs, songs and stories: the breadth of Texas folklore is well illustrated by the best of Texas's folklo…

  • From Texas to Tinian and Tokyo Bay

    From Texas to Tinian and Tokyo Bay

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417715

    This is the story of J. R. Ritter (1902-1994), a civil engineer from Texas who became a U.S. Navy Seabee officer during World War II. For his memoir he preserved personal papers, letters, photos, and other items, many of which are reproduced in this…

  • Myth, Magic, and Farce

    Myth, Magic, and Farce
    av Sterling Houston

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411874

    Sterling Houston is an innovative African American writer whose plays are known for biting social commentary combined with eye-popping theatricality. Despite many successful productions, his work has never before been widely available in print. The…

  • Spartan Band

    Spartan Band
    av Thomas Reid

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413014

    In `Spartan Band' (coined from a chaplain's eulogistic poem) author Thomas Reid traces the Civil War history of the 13th Texas Cavalry, a unit drawn from eleven counties in East Texas. The cavalry regiment organised in the spring of 1862 but was ord…

  • T-Bone Whacks and Caviar Snacks

    T-Bone Whacks and Caviar Snacks
    av Sharon Hudgins

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417142

    T-Bone Whacks and Caviar Snacks is the first cookbook in America to focus on the foods of the Asian side of Russia. Filled with fascinating food history, cultural insights, and personal stories, it chronicles the culinary adventures of two intrepid…

  • Jade Visions

    Jade Visions
    av Helene Lafaro-Fernandez

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415759

    Jade Visions is the first biography of one of the twentieth century's most influential jazz musicians, bassist Scott LaFaro. Best known for his landmark recordings with Bill Evans, LaFaro played bass a mere seven years before his life and career wer…

  • The Sunny Slopes of Long Ago

    The Sunny Slopes of Long Ago

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411065

    "Here's to the sunny slopes of long ago," was the favorite toast of John A. Lomax, co-founder of the Texas Folklore Society, which lends its name to this volume which opens with J. Frank Dobie's sketch of Lomax. It is followed by Lomax's own "Cowboy…

  • Living in the Woods in a Tree

    Living in the Woods in a Tree
    av Sybil Rosen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416763

    Living in the Woods in a Tree is an intimate glimpse into the turbulent life of Texas music legend Blaze Foley (1949-1989), seen through the eyes of Sybil Rosen, the woman for whom he wrote his most widely known song, "If I Could Only Fly." It captu…

  • The Road to Safwan

    The Road to Safwan
    av Stephen Alan Bourque

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412321

    The Road to Safwan is a complete history of the 1st Infantry Division's cavalry unit fighting in Operation Desert Storm. Stephen A. Bourque and John W. Burdan III served in the 1st Infantry - Bourque in Division Headquarters, Burdan as the Operation…

  • Inside the Classroom (and Out)

    Inside the Classroom (and Out)

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412024

    Inside the Classroom (and Out) examines folklore and its many roles in education. Several articles explore teaching in rural school houses in the early twentieth century, while others provide insight into more serious academic scholarship in the fie…

  • Single Star of the West

    Single Star of the West

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416718

    Does Texas's experience as a republic make it unique among the other states? In many ways, Texas was an "accidental republic" for nearly ten years, until Texans voted overwhelmingly in favor of annexation to the United States after winning independe…

  • What are You Afraid Of?

    What are You Afraid Of?
    av Michael Hyde

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412017

    Powerful and haunting, the ten stories of this debut collection imagine a world where dreams and reality merge, often with dangerous consequences. Michael Hyde explores the relationships between illusion and reality, delusion and clarity, as his cha…

  • Soul Data

    Soul Data
    av Svenvold-M

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410464

    "Soul Data is rarely compounded--of wit and music, surface elegance and intellectual depth, quirk and quandary. Its sensual intelligence is on high alert, and the sheer unsheerness of its language--all its densities and textures--is a linguiphiliaca…

  • The Healer of Los Olmos and Other Mexican Lore

    The Healer of Los Olmos and Other Mexican Lore

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411089

    This volume contains Ruth Dodson's many stories of Don Pedrito Jaramillo: The Curandero of Los Olmos; in addition Soledad Perez offers his Mexican Folklore from Austin; Wilson Hudson and J. Frank Dobie add to the richness of this collection. Jose Ci…

  • American Crawl

    American Crawl
    av P. Allen

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410273

    Winner of the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry, 1996.

  • Constables, Marshals and More

    Constables, Marshals and More
    av Lorie Rubenser

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413212

    Most students of criminal justice, and the general public as well, think of policing along the three basic types of municipal, sheriff, and state police. Little is known about other avenues of police work, such as the constable. In policing textbook…

  • Irish Girl

    Irish Girl

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412710

    Inside Tim Johnston's ""Irish Girl"", readers will find spellbinding stories of loss, absence, and the devastating effects of chance - of what happens when the unthinkable bad luck of other people, of other towns, becomes our bad luck, our town. Tau…

  • Pacific Blitzkrieg

    Pacific Blitzkrieg
    av Sharon Tosi Lacey

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415254

    Pacific Blitzkrieg closely examines the planning, preparation, and execution of ground operations for five major invasions in the Central Pacific (Guadalcanal, Tarawa, the Marshalls, Saipan, and Okinawa). The commanders on the ground had to integrat…

  • Texas Ranger Lee Hall

    Texas Ranger Lee Hall
    av Chuck Parsons

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417906

    Jesse Lee Hall (1849-1911) was one of many young men seeking a new life following the Civil War, when he left North Carolina to find adventure in Texas. After a stint as a deputy sheriff and a Sergeant-at-Arms in the House of Representatives, he joi…

  • Death of a Ventriloquist

    Death of a Ventriloquist
    av Gibson Fay-LeBlanc

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414479

    This debut collection includes love songs and prayers, palinodes and pleas, short histories and tragic tales as well as a series of ventriloquist poems that track the epiphanies and consequences of speaking in a voice other than one's own. Other poe…

  • Savage Frontier v. 3; 1840-1841

    Savage Frontier v. 3; 1840-1841

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412291

    This third volume of the ""Savage Frontier"" series focuses on the evolution of the Texas Rangers and frontier warfare in Texas during the years 1840 and 1841. Comanche Indians were the leading rival to the pioneers during this period. Peace negotia…

  • Six-Shooters and Shifting Sands

    Six-Shooters and Shifting Sands
    av Bob Alexander

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415926

    Many well-read students, historians, and loyal aficionados of Texas Ranger lore know the name of Texas Ranger Captain Frank Jones (1856-1893), who died on the Texas-Mexico border in a shootout with Mexican rustlers. In Six-Shooters and Shifting Sand…

  • The Performing Set

    The Performing Set
    av Andrew B. Harris

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416381

    The large-scale Broadway musical is one of America's great contributions to world theatre. Bill and Jean Eckart were stage designers and producers at the peak of the musical, and their designs revolutionized Broadway productions. At a time when sets…

  • Last Words of the Holy Ghost

    Last Words of the Holy Ghost
    av Matt Cashion

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416121

    Funny, heartbreaking, and real-these twelve stories showcase a dynamic range of voices belonging to characters who can't stop confessing. They are obsessive storytellers, disturbed professors, depressed auctioneers, gambling clergy. A fourteen-year-…

  • Making JFK Matter

    Making JFK Matter
    av Paul H. Santa Cruz

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415971

    In Making JFK Matter, Paul Santa Cruz examines how popular memory of John F. Kennedy has been used politically by various interest groups, primarily the city of Dallas, Lyndon Johnson, and Robert Kennedy, as well as how the memory of Kennedy has bee…

  • Black Cinema Treasures

    Black Cinema Treasures
    av William Jones

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780929398266

    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…

  • A Personal Country

    A Personal Country
    av A.C. Greene

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410532

    Coming up on the thirtieth anniversary of its first publication, this book brings alive what one man feels about his childhood home. The place is West Texas, seen across a long vista in which today's events and people merge with the author's boyhood…

  • Traqueros

    Traqueros
    av Jeffrey Marcos Garcilazo

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414646

    Perhaps no other industrial technology changed the course of Mexican history in the United States-and Mexico-than did the coming of the railroads. Tens of thousands of Mexicans worked for the railroads in the United States, especially in the Southwe…

  • We Were Going to Win, Or Die There

    We Were Going to Win, Or Die There

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416893

    In 1940, native West Texan Roy H. Elrod joined the Marine Corps. A few years later his unit, the 8th Marine Regiment, went into the fight at Guadalcanal, where he commanded a platoon of 37 mm gunners. They endured Japanese attacks, malarial tropical…

  • William Humphrey- Destroyer Myths

    William Humphrey- Destroyer Myths
    av Almon- B

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410440

    This is the first full-length study of the life and writings of the Texas novelist, William Humphrey, who died August 21, 1997. Based on research in Humphrey's vast archives at the University of Texas, it provides the first full picture of his life…

  • Confessions of a Horseshoer

    Confessions of a Horseshoer
    av Ron Tatum

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414530

    Confessions of a Horseshoer offers a close and personal look at the mind-set of a professional horseshoer (farrier) who also happens to be a college professor. The book, an ironic and playful view of the many unusual animals (and people) Ron Tatum h…

  • The AEF in Print

    The AEF in Print

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417135

    The AEF in Print is an anthology that tells the story of U.S. involvement in World War I through newspaper and magazine articles-precisely how the American public experienced the Great War. From April 1917 to November 1918, Americans followed the wa…

  • The 50+ Best Books of Texas

    The 50+ Best Books of Texas
    av Greene Ac

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410433

    Undaunted by the furor caused by his first listing, A. C. Greene offers a new selective survey for anyone who wants to know more about Texas and Texas books. Each of the selections in The 50+ Best Books on Texas have been completely rewritten, or ad…

  • This Corner of Canaan

    This Corner of Canaan

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415032

    Randolph B. "Mike" Campbell has spent the better part of the last five decades helping Texans rediscover their history, producing a stream of definitive works on the social, political, and economic structures of the Texas past. Through meticulous re…

  • 900 Miles on the Butterfield Trail

    900 Miles on the Butterfield Trail
    av A.C. Greene

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412130

    Remember, boys, nothing on God's earth must stop the United States mail! said John Butterfield to his drivers. Short as the life of the Southern Overland Mail turned out to be (1858 to 1861), the saga of the Butterfield Trail remains a high point in…

  • The San Saba Treasure

    The San Saba Treasure
    av David Lewis

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417357

    In 1868, four treasure hunters from San Marcos, Texas, searched for a lost mine on the San Saba River, near today's Menard. It was popularized as folklore in J. Frank Dobie's treasure legend classic Coronado's Children. One hundred and fifty years l…

  • Phantom in the Sky

    Phantom in the Sky
    av Terry L. Thorsen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417548

    Phantom in the Sky is the story of a Radar Intercept Officer (RIO) in the back seat of the supersonic Phantom jet during the Vietnam War-a unique, tactical perspective of the ""guy in back,"" or GIB, absent from other published aviation accounts. Du…