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  • Straight Texas

    Straight Texas

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410976

    A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society. The topics include Texas place names, Roy Bean, anecdotes from Brazos River bottoms, Mexican ghosts from El Paso, comedy in folk superstitions, witching for water with the Bible, pioneer folk ways, old sa…

  • Happy Hunting Grounds

    Happy Hunting Grounds

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410945

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society is a miscellany of Texas and Southwestern folklore collected and written by ten folklorists in 1925. Included are articles on Mexican popular ballad; Spanish songs of New Mexico; versos of the Texas vaq…

  • Cataclysm

    Cataclysm
    av Herman S. Wolk

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414738

    No published work examines General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's role in depth during the Pacific War of 1944-1945, in the context of planning for the destruction of Japan. In this new study, Herman S. Wolk, retired Senior Historian of the U.S. Air Force,…

  • Cataclysm

    Cataclysm
    av Herman S. Wolk

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412819

    No published work examines General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's role in depth during the Pacific War of 1944-1945, in the context of planning for the destruction of Japan. In this new study, Herman S. Wolk, retired Senior Historian of the U.S. Air Force,…

  • Life of the Marlows

    Life of the Marlows

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412536

    This 1892 account of the five Marlow brothers and their tribulations in Young County, Texas, is now back in print and expertly edited and annotated by noted western historian Robert K. DeArment. After one Marlow brother killed a popular sheriff and…

  • Losing and Finding

    Losing and Finding
    av Karen Fiser

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411720

    This collection of lyrical poems traces the narrative of the loss of love and intellectual powers and a groping towards a new life after a catastrophic illness. The poems describe suffering and the sudden loss of one's prior life and powers, but the…

  • Constables, Marshals, And More

    Constables, Marshals, And More
    av Lorie Rubenser

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413274

    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…

  • The ""Light Crust Doughboys"" are on the Air

    The ""Light Crust Doughboys"" are on the Air
    av John Mark Dempsey

    Övrigt - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411515

    Millions of Texans and Southwesterners have been touched over the years by the Light Crust Doughboys. From 1930 to 1952, fans faithfully tuned in to their early-morning and, later, noontime radio program, and turned out in droves to hear them play l…

  • Ohio Violence

    Ohio Violence

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412581

    Ohio Violence starts with scandal: the narrator leads the high school football coach into the cornfields, but as she promises, 'nothing happened'. In the fields, in the woods, in the dark water of Ohio, something is happening. Girls disappear, turn…

  • Voyage to North America, 1844-45

    Voyage to North America, 1844-45

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411249

    Carl, Prince of Solms-Braunfel, was a key figure in a Texas settlement of German immigrants in the middle of the 19th century. This is his diary of the years 1844 to 1845. It contains historical, personal and biographical data, including description…

  • The Johnson-Sims Feud

    The Johnson-Sims Feud
    av Bill O'Neal

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414752

    In the early 1900s, two families in Scurry and Kent counties in West Texas united in a marriage of fourteen-year-old Gladys Johnson to twenty-one-year-old Ed Sims. Billy Johnson, the father, set up Gladys and Ed on a ranch, and the young couple had…

  • Obstinate Heroism

    Obstinate Heroism
    av Steven J. Ramold

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417913

    Despite popular belief, the Civil War did not end when Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, Virginia, in April 1865. The Confederacy still had tens of thousands of soldiers under arms, in three main field armies and countless…

  • Friends

    Friends
    av John R. Erickson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411454

    Here under one cover are the collected writings of John R. Erickson about characters who have entered his life on the High Plains country of the Texas Panhandle. Erickson writes with authority about ranching and cowboying in the modern era, always w…

  • Vengeance Is Mine

    Vengeance Is Mine
    av Bill Neal

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413175

    Almost half a century after the Boyce-Sneed feud in West Texas erupted in bloodshed in 1912, two Texas historians attempted to write about the affair. But no one would talk to them. Lewis Nordyke abandoned the idea, and C. L. Sonnichsen, another chr…

  • The Complete Book Of Square Dancing: And Round Dancing

    The Complete Book Of Square Dancing: And Round Dancing

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411195

    "Square dancing is friendship set to music," says author Betty Casey. Just take four couples, old or young, put 'em on a good floor, turn on the music, and you're all set. Whether you've done it before or you're just starting out, this book tells yo…

  • Built in Texas

    Built in Texas

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410921

    A study of folk building in Texas. It ranges across the state in word and photograph to explore the building by settlers who tarried on the timbered lands of East Texas and built with the readily available pine logs in the traditions of their father…

  • Rawhide Ranger, Ira Aten

    Rawhide Ranger, Ira Aten
    av Bob Alexander

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413151

    Ira Aten (1862-1953) was the epitome of a frontier lawman. When as a youth he heard of the killing by Rangers of the notorious outlaw Sam Bass at Round Rock, Aten's neighborhood, he altered his plans of being a cowboy and instead set his sights on b…

  • Houston Blue

    Houston Blue
    av Mitchel P. Roth

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414721

    Houston Blue offers the first comprehensive history of one of the nation's largest police forces, the Houston Police Department. Through extensive archival research and more than one hundred interviews with prominent Houston police figures, politici…

  • The Big Thicket Guidebook

    The Big Thicket Guidebook
    av Lorraine G. Bonney

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413182

    Start your engines and follow the backroads, the historical paths, and the scenic landscape that were fashioned by geologic Ice Ages and traveled by Big Thicket explorers as well as contemporary park advocates - all as diverse as the Big Thicket its…

  • A Life on Paper

    A Life on Paper
    av Olive Jensen Theisen

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412208

    John Thomas Biggers (1924-2001) was a major African American artist who inspired countless others through his teaching, murals, paintings, and drawings. After receiving conventional art training at Hampton Institute and Pennsylvania State, he had hi…

  • Civil War Heavy Explosive Ordnance

    Civil War Heavy Explosive Ordnance
    av Jack Bell

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411638

    Civil War Heavy Explasive Ordnance is the definitive reference book on Union and Confederate large caliber artillery projectiles, torpedoes, and mines. Some of these projectiles are from the most famous battles of the Civil War, such as those at For…

  • Riding for the Lone Star

    Riding for the Lone Star
    av Nathan A. Jennings

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416350

    The idea of Texas was forged in the crucible of frontier warfarebetween 1822 and 1865, when Anglo-Americans adapted tomounted combat north of the Rio Grande. This cavalry-centricarena, which had long been the domain of Plains Indians and theSpanish…

  • The Earps Invade Southern California

    The Earps Invade Southern California
    av Donald Chaput

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418095

    Most readers of the Wild West know Wyatt Earp, Virgil Earp, and Morgan Earp for the famous shootout on the streets of Tombstone, Arizona. But few know the later years of the close-knit Earp family, which revolved around patriarch Nicholas Earp, and…

  • Yesterday There Was Glory

    Yesterday There Was Glory

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416930

    In 1946, World War I veteran Gerald Howell finished a memoir of the experiences of his squad from the 39th Infantry Regiment, 4th Division, but never published it. Jeffrey Patrick discovered the memoir and edited it for publication, providing an int…

  • Beneath Missouri Skies

    Beneath Missouri Skies
    av Carolyn Glenn Brewer

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418231

    The New Yorker recently referred to Pat Metheny as 'possibly the most influential jazz guitarist of the past five decades.' A native of Lee's Summit, Missouri, just southeast of Kansas City, Metheny started playing in pizza parlors at age fourteen.…

  • A History of Fort Worth in Black & White

    A History of Fort Worth in Black & White
    av Richard F. Selcer

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416169

    This volume fills a long-empty niche on the Fort Worth bookshelf: a scholarly history of the city's black community that starts at the beginning with Ripley Arnold and the early settlers, and comes down to today with our current battles over educati…

  • Ben Thompson

    Ben Thompson
    av Thomas C. Bicknell

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417302

    Ben Thompson was a remarkable man, and few Texans can claim to have crowded more excitement, danger, drama, and tragedy into their lives than he did. He was an Indian fighter, Texas Ranger, Confederate cavalryman, mercenary for a foreign emperor, hi…

  • Nassau Plantation

    Nassau Plantation

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413267

    In the 1840s an organisation of German noblemen, the Mainzner Adelsverein, attempted to settle thousands of German emigrants on the Texas frontier. Nassau Plantation, located near modern-day Round Top, Texas, in northern Fayette County, was a signif…

  • The Ranger Ideal Volume 2

    The Ranger Ideal Volume 2
    av Darren L. Ivey

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417333

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

  • Big Thicket Legacy

    Big Thicket Legacy

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411560

    In Big Thicket Legacy, Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller present the stories of people living in the Big Thicket of southeast Texas. Many of the storytellers were close to one hundred years old when interviewed, with some being the great-grandchildren o…

  • Leet's Christmas

    Leet's Christmas

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410143

    Well-known author of Love Is a Wild Assault and The Divine Average, Elithe Hamilton Kirkland reveals her childhood memories of Christmas. Here are the magical holiday recollections of a five-year-old girl, wide-eyed in the presence of the grandmothe…

  • Dance a Little Longer

    Dance a Little Longer
    av Jane Roberts Wood

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410808

    The Lucinda "Lucy" Richards trilogy, spanning the years from 1911 to the 1930s, has everything good books should have: a variety of landscapes, characters of all ages and social classes, an overall tenderness that never lapses into sentimentality, a…

  • Quantum Convention

    Quantum Convention
    av Eric Schlich

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417364

    Quantum Convention's eight genre-bending stories balance precariously between reality and fantasy, the suburban and the magical, the quotidian and the strange. Caught at a crossroads in his marriage, a high school teacher attends a parallel universe…

  • Winchester Warriors

    Winchester Warriors
    av Bob Alexander

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413106

    The Texas Rangers were institutionally birthed in 1874 with the formation of the Frontier Battalion. They were tasked with interdicting Indian incursions into the frontier settlements and dealing with the lawlessness running rampant throughout Texas…

  • Legends Of Texas

    Legends Of Texas

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410938

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society has been the standard work on the subject. Included are fascinating folk narratives of buried treasure and lost mines; legends of the supernatural; legends of lovers; pirates and pirate treasure in lege…

  • American Women Report World War I

    American Women Report World War I

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418255

    In the opening decades of the 20th century, war reporting remained one of the most well-guarded, thoroughly male bastions of journalism. However, when war erupted in Europe in August 1914, a Boston woman, Mary Boyle O'Reilly, became one of the first…

  • Mexican Light/Cocina Mexicana Ligera

    Mexican Light/Cocina Mexicana Ligera

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412185

    Did you know that Pre-Columbian Mexican cuisine was low in fat and high in fiber and vitamins? Based on corn, squash, tomatoes, beans, and lean meats, the everyday diet of the first Americans was remarkably close to the recommendations for healthy e…

  • Riding Lucifer's Line

    Riding Lucifer's Line
    av Bob Alexander

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414998

    The Texas-Mexico border is trouble. Haphazardly splashing across the meandering Rio Grande into Mexico is-or at least can be-risky business, hazardous to one's health and well-being. Kirby W. Dendy, the Chief of Texas Rangers, corroborates the sober…