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  • The Flow System

    The Flow System
    av John Turner

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781680400588

  • Command Culture

    Command Culture
    av Joerg Muth

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415339

    In Command Culture, Joerg Muth examines how the United States Army and the German Armed Forces selected, educated, and promoted their officers in the crucial time before World War II. German officers came from a closed authoritarian society but rece…

  • The View from the Back of the Band

    The View from the Back of the Band
    av Chris Smith

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416534

    Mel Lewis (1929-1990) was born Melvin Sokoloff to Jewish Russian immigrants in Buffalo, New York. He first picked up his father's drumsticks at the age of two and at seventeen he was a full-time professional musician. The View from the Back of the B…

  • A Wyatt Earp Anthology

    A Wyatt Earp Anthology

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417739

    Wyatt Earp is one of the most legendary figures of the nineteenth-century American West, notable for his role in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. He was a product of his time, often walking both sides of the street, sometimes o…

  • A Deeper Blue

    A Deeper Blue
    av Robert Earl Hardy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412857

    This is the first serious biography of a man widely considered one of Texas'-and America's-greatest songwriters. Like Jimmie Rodgers, Woody Guthrie, Robert Johnson, and Hank Williams, Townes Van Zandt was the embodiment of that mythic American figur…

  • Three Decades of Engendering History

    Three Decades of Engendering History

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415698

    Three Decades of Engendering History collects ten of Antonia I. Castaneda's best articles, including the widely circulated article "Engendering the History of Alta California, 1769-1848," in which Castaneda took a direct and honest look at sex and g…

  • Three Decades of Engendering History

    Three Decades of Engendering History

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415681

    Three Decades of Engendering History collects ten of Antonia I. Castaneda's best articles, including the widely circulated article "Engendering the History of Alta California, 1769-1848," in which Castaneda took a direct and honest look at sex and g…

  • Fruit of the Orchard

    Fruit of the Orchard

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412154

    In 1982, a toxic waste facility opened in the Piney Woods in Winona, Texas. The residents were told that the company would plant fruit trees on the land left over from its ostensible salt-water injection well. Soon after the plant opened, however, r…

  • Out of Time

    Out of Time
    av Geoff Schmidt

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413199

    A sweet slipstream stew, a call and response to Hemingway's In Our Time, Geoff Schmidt's debut collection Out of Time is a meditation on meaning and mortality, and the ways that story and the imagined life can sustain us. In these stories, vengeful…

  • Roadside Crosses in Contemporary Memorial Culture

    Roadside Crosses in Contemporary Memorial Culture
    av Holly Everett

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411508

    A fifteen-year-old high school cheerleader is killed while driving on a dangerous curve one afternoon. By that night, her classmates have erected a roadside cross decorated with silk flowers, not as a grim warning, but as a loving memorial. In this…

  • Texas Rangers

    Texas Rangers
    av Bob Alexander

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416916

    Authors Bob Alexander and Donaly E. Brice grappled with several issues when deciding how to relate a general history of the Texas Rangers. Should emphasis be placed on their frontier defense against Indians, or focus more on their role as guardians…

  • Life with a Superhero

    Life with a Superhero
    av Kathryn U. Hulings

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415247

    Over twenty years ago, in a small Israeli town, a desperate mother told a remarkable lie. She told her friends and family that her newborn child had died. That lie became the catalyst for the unfolding truth of the adoption of that same baby-Michael…

  • Interpreters with Lewis and Clark

    Interpreters with Lewis and Clark
    av W.Dale Nelson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411812

    This is the story of Toussaint Charbonneau, a French Canadian fur trader, and his Shoshone wife, Sacagawea, who both joined the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1804 as interpreters and guides. Sacagawea has become a near-legendary figure for her role…

  • Interpreters with Lewis and Clark

    Interpreters with Lewis and Clark
    av W.Dale Nelson

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411652

    A frank portrayal of Toussaint Charbonneau, a French-Canadian fur trader, who, with his Shoshone Indian wife Sacagawea, joined the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1803. While Sacagawea assumed legendary status as a ""token of peace"", Toussaint has be…

  • First Timers and Old Timers

    First Timers and Old Timers

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414714

    "The Texas Folklore Society has been alive and kicking for over one hundred years now, and I don't really think there's any mystery as to what keeps the organization going strong. The secret to our longevity is simply the constant replenishment of o…

  • International Folk Dancing, Usa

    International Folk Dancing, Usa
    av Betty Casey

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411188

    This is an extensive work on international folk dancing as practiced in the United States. It is a must for folk dance enthusiasts--novice to expert. Never before has such a wide variety of entries on this popular, multi-faceted social phenomenon be…

  • In the Governor's Shadow

    In the Governor's Shadow
    av Carol O'Keefe Wilson

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415537

    In 1915 Governor James Ferguson began his term in Texas bolstered by a wave of voter enthusiasm and legislative cooperation so great that few Texans anticipated anything short of a successful administration. His campaign was based on two key element…

  • Folktales from the Helotes Settlement

    Folktales from the Helotes Settlement
    av John Igo

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415896

    Folktales from the Helotes Settlement is a collection of personal memories from the Folklore Society's longest active member, who first joined more than fifty years ago. Here we find legends, customs, and beliefs of the people of the Helotes Settlem…

  • Roseborough

    Roseborough

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412796

    In "Roseborough", Jane Roberts Wood returns with a keenly observed tale of bighearted people in small-town Texas. Three weeks after Mary Lou's Gypsy husband dies, her fourteen-year-old daughter, Echo, runs away. Numbed by grief and grounded only by…

  • Savage Frontier v. 1; 1835-1837

    Savage Frontier v. 1; 1835-1837
    av Stephen L. Moore

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412369

    This first volume of the ""Savage Frontier"" series is a comprehensive account of the formative years of the legendary Texas Rangers. Stephen L. Moore provides fresh detail about each ranging unit formed during the Texas Revolution and narrates thei…

  • The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke v2; July 29, 1876-April 7, 1878

    The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke v2; July 29, 1876-April 7, 1878
    av John Gregory Bourke

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411966

    John Gregory Bourke kept a monumental set of diaries as aide-de-camp to Brigadier General George Crook. This second volume (of a projected set of six) opens as Crook prepares for the expedition that would lead to his infamous and devastating Horse M…

  • From the Halls of the Montezumas

    From the Halls of the Montezumas

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417678

    James L. Freaner is one of the most important unknown Americans in our nation's history. Freaner gained fame throughout the country during the Mexican War while covering General Winfield Scott's campaign. As one of America's first war correspondents…

  • Short Call

    Short Call
    av Joyce Gibson Roach

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415735

    Joyce Gibson Roach has collected "snippets" of stories, recipes, and traditions of life in Turtle, Texas, which represents many small towns-and the people who inhabit them. Many of the younger generations leave such towns, finding both place and soc…

  • Goodbye Gluten

    Goodbye Gluten
    av Kim Stanford

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415780

    There are many gluten-free cookbooks on the market, but none like Goodbye Gluten! Roughly one-third of people in the US are either gluten intolerant or have celiac disease, and for these people, eating gluten can make them sick-very sick. The engagi…

  • A Machine-Gunner in France

    A Machine-Gunner in France
    av Ward Schranz

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417531

    This is the WWI memoir of Ward Schrantz, a National Guard officer and machine gun company commander in the Kansas-Missouri 35th Division. He extensively documents his experiences and those of his men, from training at Camp Doniphan to their voyage a…

  • The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 6

    The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 6

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417524

    This anthology collects the eleven winners of the 2018 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 Nor…

  • With the Possum and the Eagle

    With the Possum and the Eagle
    av Ralph H. Nutter

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411980

    Ralph H. Nutter was the lead navigator for Eighth Air Force raids over Germany when he was assigned as Maj. Gen. Curtis ""the Eagle"" LeMay's group navigator. When he was transferred to B-29 Superfortress duty with the Twentieth Air Force in the Pac…

  • Ordered West

    Ordered West

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416695

    During the Civil War, Charles Curtis served in the 5th United States Infantry on the New Mexico and Arizona frontier. He spent his years from 1862 to 1865 on garrison duty, interacting with Native Americans, both hostile and friendly. Years after hi…

  • Texas Toys and Games

    Texas Toys and Games
    av Abernethy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410372

    You won't find molded plastic, mass-produced items in this Texas Folklore Society Publication. These are folk toys, made from natural or available materials, whatever is handy or can be scrounged. The folks who make them are amateurs of varying degr…

  • Sublime

    Sublime
    av J. Holden

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410204

    Winner of the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry, 1995. The twenty-nine poems in this, Holden's seventh poetry collection, are mainly epistemological, balancing adult desire against adult knowledge, dramatizing with painful accuracy the inevitable disson…

  • Rainbow In The Morning

    Rainbow In The Morning

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410952

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society contains a Texas version of "The Frog's Courting"; a Texas border ballad; folklore of reptiles of the South and Southwest; sayings of old time Texans; episodes at ranch community dances; pioneer Christm…

  • Walls That Speak

    Walls That Speak
    av Olive Jensen Theisen

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412895

    John Thomas Biggers (1924-2001) was one of the most significant African American artists of the twentieth century. He was known for his murals, but also for his drawings, paintings, and lithographs, and was honored by a major traveling retrospective…

  • He Rode with Butch and Sundance

    He Rode with Butch and Sundance
    av Mark T. Smokov

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414707

    Pinned down by a posse, the wounded outlaw's companions urged him to escape through the gulch. "Don't wait for me," he replied, "I'm all in and might as well end it right here." Placing his revolver to his right temple, he pulled the trigger for the…

  • Convict Cowboys

    Convict Cowboys
    av Mitchel P. Roth

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416527

    Convict Cowboys is the first book on the nation's first prison rodeo, which ran from 1931 to 1986. At its apogee the Texas Prison Rodeo drew 30,000 spectators on October Sundays. Mitchel P. Roth portrays the Texas Prison Rodeo against a backdrop of…

  • Graham Barnett

    Graham Barnett
    av James L Coffey

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416671

    Graham Barnett was killed in Rankin, Texas, on December 6, 1931. His death brought an end to a storied career, but not an end to the legends that claimed he was a gunman, a hired pistolero on both sides of the border, a Texas Ranger known for questi…

  • Tracking the Texas Rangers

    Tracking the Texas Rangers

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415261

    Tracking the Texas Rangers: The Twentieth Century is an anthology of fifteen previously published articles and chapter excerpts covering key topics of the Texas Rangers during the twentieth century. The task of determining the role of the Rangers as…

  • Last Known Position

    Last Known Position
    av James Mathews

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412529

    Most of the nine stories in ""Last Known Position"" were written upon James Mathews' return from combat deployment to the Middle East with the D.C. Air National Guard. Life under fire provided the author with both dramatic events and a heightened se…

  • Andersonvilles of the North

    Andersonvilles of the North
    av James M. Gillispie

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413113

    Argues that the image of Union prison officials as negligent and cruel to Confederate prisoners is severely flawed. This study presents a less negative, picture of Northern prison life.

  • Andersonvilles of the North

    Andersonvilles of the North
    av James M. Gillispie

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412550

    Soon after the close of military operations in the American Civil War, another war began over how it would be remembered by future generations. The prisoner-of-war issue has figured prominently in Northern and Southern writing about the conflict. No…

  • Instructions for Seeing a Ghost

    Instructions for Seeing a Ghost
    av Steve Bellin-Oka

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417876

    This poetry collection is the record of an American's return home after a decade abroad, an exile imposed solely because he loved another man. In a virtuoso display of lyric and formal inventiveness, Bellin-Oka's poems meditate on the myriad losses…

  • Whiskey River Ranger

    Whiskey River Ranger
    av Bob Alexander

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416312

    Captain Frank Jones, a famed nineteenth-century Texas Ranger,said of his company's top sergeant, Baz Outlaw (1854-1894),"A man of unusual courage and coolness and in a close placeis worth two or three ordinary men." Another old-time TexasRanger decl…

  • Monday's Meal

    Monday's Meal
    av L. Edgerton

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410266

    In these stories, Les Edgerton has carved out a literary turf in the bars of New Orleans and the small towns of Texas, in the gullibility of tourists carrying their go-cups on the streets of the Big Easy, in the gaping seams between bars in the Pend…

  • The History of the Texas Folklore Society, 1971-2000 Vol 3

    The History of the Texas Folklore Society, 1971-2000 Vol 3
    av Francis Edward Abernethy USA)

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411225

    This is the third volume in a history of the Texas Folklore Society. Covering the years 1971 to 2000, it begins with the move from Wilson Hudson's editorship at the University of Texas to Francis Edward Abernethy's editorship at Stephen F. Austin St…

  • Minding the Helm

    Minding the Helm
    av Kevin P. Gilheany

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417500

    As a boy growing up in New York City, Kevin P. Gilheany had two dreams: to join the Coast Guard, and to play the bagpipes. But by the time he finished high school he was overweight, had a drinking problem, and couldn't swim. Undeterred by the doubts…

  • The Upshaws of County Line

    The Upshaws of County Line
    av Richard Orton

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415711

    Guss, Felix, and Jim Upshaw founded the community of County Line in the 1870s in northwest Nacogdoches County, in deep East Texas. As with hundreds of other relatively autonomous black communities created at that time, the Upshaws sought a safe plac…

  • Last Stop, Carnegie Hall

    Last Stop, Carnegie Hall
    av Brian Shook

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413069

    William Vacchiano (1912-2005) was principal trumpet with the New York Philharmonic from 1942 to 1973, and taught at Juilliard, the Manhattan School of Music, the Mannes College of Music, Queens College, and Columbia Teachers College. While at the Ph…

  • Heart-Diamond

    Heart-Diamond
    av Kathy L. Greenwood

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411126

    "Reading Kathy Greenwood's account of growing up on a small ranch in southeastern New Mexico, I kept wondering where she had heard the story of my life. From her ill-starred introduction into the fine art of milking a recalcitrant Jersey cow to her…

  • Reflections on the Neches

    Reflections on the Neches
    av Geraldine Ellis Watson

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411607

    When Geraldine Ellis Watson's father was a teenager around the turn of the last century, he spent a summer floating down the Neches River, called Snow River by the Indians, Watson grew up hearing his tales of the steamboats, log rafts, and the flora…

  • Reflections on the Neches

    Reflections on the Neches
    av Geraldine Ellis Watson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415353

    When Geraldine Watson's father was a teenager around the turn of the last century, he spent a summer floating down the Neches River, called Snow River by the Indians. Watson grew up hearing his tales of the steamboats, log rafts, and the flora and f…

  • The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 7

    The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 7

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417920

    This anthology collects the winners of the 2019 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest at UNT's Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. First place winner: Eli Saslow, 'It Was My Job, and I Didn't Find Him' (The Washington Post), narrates…

  • Fort Worth Characters

    Fort Worth Characters

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412741

    Fort Worth history is far more than the handful of familiar names that every true-blue Fort Worther hears growing up: leaders such as Amon Carter, B. B. Paddock, J. Frank Norris, and William McDonald. Their names are indexed in the history books for…

  • Fort Worth Characters

    Fort Worth Characters

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412758

    Fort Worth history is far more than the handful of familiar names that every true-blue Fort Worther hears growing up: leaders such as Amon Carter, B. B. Paddock, J. Frank Norris, and William McDonald. Their names are indexed in the history books for…

  • Nancy Love and the WASP Ferry Pilots of World War II

    Nancy Love and the WASP Ferry Pilots of World War II
    av Sarah Byrn Rickman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415766

    She flew the swift P-51 and the capricious P-38, but the heavy, four-engine B-17 bomber and C-54 transport were her forte. This is the story of Nancy Harkness Love who, early in World War II, recruited and led the first group of twenty-eight women t…

  • Whatever Happened to Jacy Farrow

    Whatever Happened to Jacy Farrow
    av Ceil Cleveland

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410303

    Ceil Cleveland and Larry McMurtry grew up as friends in the little Texas town of Archer City, fictionalized by McMurtry in The Last Picture Show, which later became a film by Peter Bogdanovich. Among the locals, Cleveland has long been assumed to be…

  • Let's Do

    Let's Do
    av Rebecca Meacham

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411850

    In the nine stories of Let's Do, various calamities strike ordinary Midwesterners, who cope with a mixture of good intentions and ineptitude. Balancing humor with painful clarity, author Rebecca Meacham pulls readers into the lives of characters who…