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By J. Gilberto Quezada
 
cloth / 978-0-89096-865-9 / $34.95 s
paper / 978-1-58544-153-2 / $17.95
 
On January 1, 1937, Manuel B. Bravo was sworn in as county judge of Zapata County, a post he would hold for twenty years. In Border Boss: Manuel ... More
By Jerry Thompson
 
cloth / 978-1-58544-131-0 / $24.95
 
In 1861 and 1862, in the vast deserts and rugged mountains of the Southwest, eighteen hundred miles from Washington and Richmond, the Civil War raged in a struggle ... More
By Jerry Thompson
 
cloth / 978-1-58544-535-6 / $35.00
 
If president Lincoln could have unmade a general, perhaps he would have started with Samuel Peter "Sourdough" Heintzelman, whose early military successes were overshadowed by repeated Union defeats ... More
By John A. Adams Jr.
 
cloth / 978-1-60344-042-4 / $29.95
 
Laredo is a city at the crossroads of North American history. Founded by the Spanish in 1755, it has stood at the intersection of regional commerce since its ... More
By Paul N. Spellman
Foreword by Stanley E. Siegel
 
cloth / 978-0-89096-896-3 / $24.95
 
Mirabeau B. Lamar, Albert Sidney Johnston, and Thomas Jefferson Rusk called him friend and colleague. Sam Houston considered him his greatest political nemesis next to David Burnet. He ... More
By Robert Wooster
 
cloth / 978-1-58544-475-5 / $24.95
 
The idea of the West conjures exciting images of tenacious men and women, huge expanses of unclaimed territory, and feelings of both adventure and lonesome isolation. Located astride ... More
By Jeff Patrick
 
cloth / 978-1-60344-096-7 / $29.95
 
Ward Loren Schrantz, of Carthage, Missouri, entered the U.S. Army in 1912, at a time when military leaders were still seriously debating the future of the horse cavalry. ... More
By Jack Jackson
 
cloth / 978-1-58544-444-1 / $35.00
 
How can the life of one relatively unknown man change our understanding of Texas history and the American West? Peter Ellis Bean, a fairly minor but fascinating character, ... More
By Chuck Parsons
Foreword by Tobin Armstrong
Afterword by Elmer Kelton
 
cloth / 978-1-58544-553-0 / $20.00
paper / 978-1-62349-155-0 / $18.95
 
“Texas, by God!” cried notorious killer John Wesley Hardin when he saw a Colt .45 pointed at him on a train in Florida. At the other end of ... More
By Maria von Blücher
Edited by Bruce S. Cheeseman
Foreword by Thomas H. Kreneck
 
paper / 978-1-60344-223-7 / $23.95
 
In 1849, a young German bride and her husband stepped off a ship in Corpus Christi Bay to establish their home in the new frontier settlement. For the ... More