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  • Minding the Store

    Minding the Store
    av Stanley Marcus

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411393

    Stanley Marcus spent most of his life helping to create the retail enterprise Neiman Marcus, and his business philosophies remain an important part of the training of the store's personnel. This is both a portrait of a man and a celebration of the s…

  • A History of Navigation on Cypress Bayou and the Lakes

    A History of Navigation on Cypress Bayou and the Lakes
    av Jacques D. Bagur

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411355

    A History of Navigation on Cypress Bayou and the Lakes examines water transportation and the natural and socioeconomic factors that affected it in Northwest Louisiana, East Texas, and the Red River. Jacques Bagur explains how the natural logjam call…

  • They Called Him Buckskin Frank

    They Called Him Buckskin Frank
    av Jack DeMattos

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417128

    Nashville Franklyn "Buckskin Frank" Leslie was a man of mystery during his lifetime. His reputation has rested on two gunfights-both in storied Tombstone, Arizona-but he was much more than a deadly gunfighter. Jack DeMattos and Chuck Parsons have co…

  • Texas Ranger N. O. Reynolds, the Intrepid

    Texas Ranger N. O. Reynolds, the Intrepid
    av Chuck Parsons

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415728

    In this second edition, historians Chuck Parsons and Donaly E. Brice present a complete picture of N. O. Reynolds (1846-1922), a Texas Ranger who brought a greater respect for the law in Central Texas. Reynolds began as a sergeant in famed Company D…

  • Ornament

    Ornament
    av Anna Lena Phillips Bell

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416657

    In this debut collection, Anna Lena Phillips Bell explores the foothills of the Eastern U.S., and the old-time Appalachian tunes and Piedmont blues she was raised to love. With formal dexterity-in ballads and sonnets, Sapphics and amphibrachs-the po…

  • They Called Them Soldier Boys

    They Called Them Soldier Boys
    av Gregory W. Ball

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415001

    They Called Them Soldier Boys offers an in-depth study of soldiers of the Texas National Guard's Seventh Texas Infantry Regiment in World War I, through their recruitment, training, journey to France, combat, and their return home. Gregory W. Ball f…

  • Adolphe Gouhenant

    Adolphe Gouhenant
    av Paula Selzer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417692

    Adolphe Gouhenant tells the story of artist, revolutionary, and early North Texas resident Francois Ignace (Adolphe) Gouhenant (1804-1871). Born at the dawn of the Romantic era, Gouhenant traveled from a small village near the foothills of the Alps…

  • Mister Martini

    Mister Martini
    av Richard Carr

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412420

    Spare yet evocative, the poems in ""Mister Martini"" pair explorations of a father-son relationship with haiku-like martini recipes. The martini becomes a daring metaphor for this relationship as it moves from the son's childhood to the father's dea…

  • The Mason County Hoo Doo War, 1874-1902

    The Mason County Hoo Doo War, 1874-1902

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412628

    In 1874 the Hoo Doo War erupted in the Texas Hill Country of Mason County. The feud began with the rise of the mob under Sheriff John Clark, but it was not until the premeditated murder of rancher Timothy Williamson in 1875, orchestrated by Clark, t…

  • The Modern Cowboy

    The Modern Cowboy
    av John R. Erickson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411775

    The American cowboy is a mythical character who refuses to die, says author John R. Erickson. On the one hand he is a common man: a laborer, a hired hand who works for wages. Yet in his lonely struggle against nature and animal cunning, he becomes l…

  • A Protocol for Touch

    A Protocol for Touch
    av Constance Merritt

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410839

    "Constance Merritt is a poet to defeat categories, to oppose 'the tyranny of names' with a poetry that sets its own terms of encounter, its 'protocols of touch'--tender and austere, formal and intimate at once. Hers is a voice with many musics, suff…

  • Bad Boy from Rosebud

    Bad Boy from Rosebud
    av Gary M. Lavergne

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415087

    In October of 1989, the State of Texas set Kenneth Allen McDuff, the Broomstick Murderer, free. It was not a trial error, or a ruling by some judge. McDuff was paroled. All of a sudden fear returned. Calls came in from housewives afraid to leave the…

  • Americo Paredes

    Americo Paredes

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412871

    Americo Paredes (1915-1999) was a folklorist, scholar, and professor at the University of Texas at Austin who is widely acknowledged as one of the founding scholars of Chicano Studies. Born in Brownsville, Texas, along the southern U.S.-Mexico Borde…

  • One Man's Music

    One Man's Music
    av Vince Bell

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412673

    Texas singer/songwriter Vince Bell's story begins in the 1970s. Following the likes of Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, Bell and his contemporaries Lyle Lovett, Nanci Griffith, and Lucinda Williams were on the rise. In December of 1982, Bell was on h…

  • One Man's Music

    One Man's Music
    av Vince Bell

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412666

    Texas singer/songwriter Vince Bell's story begins in the 1970s. Following the likes of Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, Bell and his contemporaries Lyle Lovett, Nanci Griffith, and Lucinda Williams were on the rise. In December of 1982, Bell was on h…

  • Tales from the Big Thicket

    Tales from the Big Thicket

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411423

    The secretive beauty and mystery of the Big Thicket of East Texas would inevitably inspire tales - and the pioneers who came to terms with this land were an individualistic and legend-creating lot. In Tales from the Big Thicket, Francis E. Abernethy…

  • Sonovagun Stew

    Sonovagun Stew

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411058

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society is a traditional Texas literary sonovagun. Cowboy ballads, bateaus, gaucho songs, mineral wells, corridos, Aggie war stories, songs of Bob Wills, Baptist kids, coyotes, and old-time cowboys are all simm…

  • Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of Fools

    Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of Fools

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415933

    Containing pieces by distinguished scholars including Darlene Harbour Unrue and Robert Brinkmeyer, this book is the first full investigation of the links between Porter's only novel and European intellectual history. Beginning with Sebastian Brant,…

  • The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 4

    The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 4

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416701

    This anthology collects the ten winners of the 2016 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest at the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, an event hosted by the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism at the University of North…

  • Hope for Justice and Power

    Hope for Justice and Power
    av Kathleen Staudt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417944

    Texas-based affiliates in the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) offer a strong, mature organizing model compared with other community organizations. In Hope for Justice and Power, Kathleen Staudt examines the twenty-first-century activities of the T…

  • The Original Guitar Hero and the Power of Music

    The Original Guitar Hero and the Power of Music
    av Dean Alger

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415469

    Lonnie Johnson (1894-1970) was a virtuoso guitarist who influenced generations of musicians from Django Reinhardt to Eric Clapton to Bill Wyman and especially B. B. King. Born in New Orleans, he began playing violin and guitar in his father's band a…

  • If White Kids Die

    If White Kids Die
    av Dick J. Reavis

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411294

    In 1965 Dick J. Reavis, a white middle-class Texan, decided to join a voter registration programme, and spent a summer on the wrong side of the tracks in Demopolis, Alabama. This work describes his gradual maturation as he encountered the other side…

  • Texan Identities

    Texan Identities

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416480

    Texan Identities rests on the assumption that Texas has distinctive identities that define "what it means to be Texan," and that these identities flow from myth and memory. What constitutes a Texas identity and how may such change over time? What my…

  • Folklore in Motion

    Folklore in Motion

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412383

    The adventurous spirit of Texans has led to much travel lore, from stories of how ancestors first came to the state to reflections of how technology has affected the customs, language, and stories of life ""on the go."" This Publication of the Texas…

  • Zen of the Plains

    Zen of the Plains
    av Tyra A. Olstad

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415520

    Although spare, sweeping landscapes may appear "empty," plains and prairies afford a rich, unique aesthetic experience-one of quiet sunrises and dramatic storms, hidden treasures and abundant wildlife, infinite horizons and omnipresent wind, all wor…

  • Recovering an Irish Voice from the American Frontier

    Recovering an Irish Voice from the American Frontier

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418279

    Recovering an Irish Voice from the American Frontier is a bilingual compilation of stories by Eoin Ua Cathail, an Irish emigrant, based loosely on his experiences in the West and Midwest. The author draws on the popular American Dime Novel genre thr…

  • The Phantom Vietnam War

    The Phantom Vietnam War
    av David R. ""Buff"" Honodel

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417326

    David R. "Buff" Honodel was a cocky young man with an inflated self-image when he arrived in 1969 at his base in Udorn, Thailand. His war was not in Vietnam; it was a secret one in the skies of a neighboring country almost unknown in America, attack…

  • Charreada

    Charreada
    av Al Rendon

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413021

    El Charro , or man on horseback, has represented the spirit of independent Mexico since he played an important role in the 1821 revolution. He is the Mexican version of the American cowboy, only much older, arising from the ranch culture first broug…

  • Saving the Big Thicket

    Saving the Big Thicket
    av James J. Cozine

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411751

    The Big Thicket of East Texas, which at one time covered over two million acres, served as a barrier to civilizations throughout most of historic times. By the late nineteenth century, however, an assault on this wilderness by settiers, railroads, a…

  • Catch Rope

    Catch Rope
    av John R. Erickson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411133

    For more than a hundred years, American cowboys have made their living through the skilled use of horse and rope. Whole libraries have been devoted to the horse, but no one, until now, has written a thorough study of the origins and evolution of ran…

  • Singing Mother Home

    Singing Mother Home
    av Donna S. Davenport

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411621

    What happens when an expert on grief is faced with the slow decline of her beloved mother? Like A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis, Singing Mother Home offers an inside look at the struggles of an ""expert"" in coping with loss. Donna S. Davenport was…

  • Captain J.A. Brooks, Texas Ranger

    Captain J.A. Brooks, Texas Ranger
    av Paul N. Spellman

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412277

    James Abijah Brooks (1855-1944) was one of the four Great Captains in Texas Ranger history, others including Bill McDonald, John Hughes, and John Rogers. Born and raised in Civil War-torn Kentucky, a reckless adventurer on the American and Texas fro…

  • Twentieth-century Texas

    Twentieth-century Texas

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412451

    Texas changed enormously in the twentieth century, and much of that transformation was a direct product of social and cultural events. Standard histories of Texas traditionally focus on political, military, and economic topics, with emphasis on the…

  • The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 5

    The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 5

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417197

    This anthology collects the ten winners of the 2016 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest at the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, an event hosted by the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism at the University of North…

  • Death on the Lonely Llano Estacado

    Death on the Lonely Llano Estacado
    av Bill Neal

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416954

    In the winter of 1901, James W. Jarrott led a band of twenty-five homesteader families toward the Llano Estacado in far West Texas, newly opened for settlement by a populist Texas legislature. But frontier cattlemen who had been pasturing their herd…

  • The Golden Log

    The Golden Log

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411102

    Like the more than a dozen other contributions in this volume, "The Golden Log" typifies the combined universality and fresh and authentic regional flavor of southwestern lore and legend. The Texas Folklore Society offers these tales of early Texas…

  • Inheritance of Light

    Inheritance of Light
    av Gonzalez R

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410136

    Inheritance of Light is divided into five sections, each containing poems set in a flowing sequence based on similar themes and concerns. Part One is introductory, surreal poems about the art of poetry and the creative process--an intense opening. P…

  • A Biscuit for Your Shoe

    A Biscuit for Your Shoe
    av Beatrice Upshaw

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418125

    A Biscuit for Your Shoe captures the lore of a community which began as a freedom colony west of Nacogdoches in East Texas, through the eyes of Beatrice Upshaw. The book is a memoir, but it shares more than merely family memories of significant even…

  • Some Babies Do Grow up to be Cowboys

    Some Babies Do Grow up to be Cowboys
    av John R. Erickson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411201

    A collection of articles and essays by John R. Erickson, which have been published in ""Texas Highways"", ""Oklahoma Today"", ""The Dallas Morning News"" and more. Many of the pieces are anecdotal, based on Erickson's experiences and observations on…

  • Rattler One-seven

    Rattler One-seven
    av Chuck Gross

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412215

    Rattler One-Seven puts you in the helicopter seat, to see the war in Vietnam through the eyes of an inexperienced pilot as he transforms himself into a seasoned combat veteran. At the age of twenty, Chuck Gross spent his 1970-71 tour with the 71st A…

  • In the Permanent Collection

    In the Permanent Collection
    av Stephanie Wortman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415544

    Trying to make sense of a disordered world, Stefanie Wortman's debut collection examines works of art as varied as casts of antique sculpture, 19th-century novels, and even scenes from reality television to investigate the versions of order that the…

  • Cowboys, Cops, Killers, and Ghosts

    Cowboys, Cops, Killers, and Ghosts

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415322

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society has something for everyone. The first section features a good bit of occupational lore, including articles on cowboys-both legendary ones and the relatively unknown men who worked their trade day by day…

  • Higher Education in Texas

    Higher Education in Texas
    av Charles R. Matthews

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417166

    Higher Education in Texas is the first book to tell the history, defining events, and critical participants in the development of higher education in Texas from approximately 1838 to 1970. Charles Matthews, Chancellor Emeritus of the Texas State Uni…

  • The Best from Helen Corbitt's Kitchens

    The Best from Helen Corbitt's Kitchens

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418132

    Helen Corbitt is to American cuisine what Julia Child is to French. She insisted on the finest, freshest ingredients, served with impeccable style. As Director of Food Services for Neiman Marcus's Zodiac Room, she dazzled celebrities and dignitaries…

  • The Best from Helen Corbitt's Kitchens

    The Best from Helen Corbitt's Kitchens

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410761

    A collection of the recipes of Helen Corbitt. It contains over 500 recipes, along with vintage photographs, and a chapter on Helen's life written from interviews with Stanley Marcus, men and women who attended her cooking classes, her personal frien…

  • Computer Composers Toolbox

    Computer Composers Toolbox
    av Winsor

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411157

    Enter the world of computer-aided composition. It is easy with Phil Winsor's Computer Composer's Toolbox. Discover the enormous creative and time-saving potential of computerized music composition. Whether you are a musician hoping to see what the c…

  • Memories and Images

    Memories and Images

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411171

    Donald Vogel arrived in Dallas at the beginning of World War II after a sojourn at the Art Institute of Chicago. This volume shows how the explosion in the wealth of the region enabled Vogel to establish himself as the outlet in Dallas of art dealer…

  • Tonality as Drama

    Tonality as Drama
    av Edward D. Latham

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412499

    Whether you are ""in the business,"" or a music theorist, musicologist, or simply an opera fan - read on! This is an analytical monograph by a Schenkerian theorist, but it is also written by one performer and enthusiast for another. ""Tonality as Dr…

  • The Devil's Triangle

    The Devil's Triangle
    av James Smallwood

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417722

    In the Texas Reconstruction Era (1865-1877), many returning Confederate veterans organized outlaw gangs and Ku Klux Klan groups to continue the war and to take the battle to Yankee occupiers, native white Unionists, and their allies, the free people…

  • In Hostile Skies

    In Hostile Skies

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412390

    James ""Jim"" Davis lived what he considered ""an impossible dream"" as he piloted a B-24, as part of the 8th Air Force, on nearly thirty missions in the European Theatre during World War II. He flew support missions for Operations Cobra and Market…

  • Independent, Original and Progressive

    Independent, Original and Progressive

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781680400045

    Joshua C. Chilton first described UNT as ""independent, original and progressive"" in his inaugural speech opening the university in 1890. In the 125 years since then the university has more than lived up to his expectations. The University Archive…

  • Savage Frontier

    Savage Frontier
    av Stephen L. Moore

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412949

    This fourth and final volume of the Savage Frontier series completes the history of the Texas Rangers and frontier warfare in the Republic of Texas era. During this period of time, fabled Captain John Coffee Hays and his small band of Rangers were o…