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By Elizabeth Silverthorne
paper / 978-0-89096-578-8 / $17.95
cloth / 978-0-89096-446-0 / $29.95
Why do people kiss under the mistletoe? Is Santa Claus actually Turkish? And just what is lutefisk anyway? The answers to those questions and more lie between the ... More
Nola McKey
Illustrations by Cora McKown
paper with flaps / 978-1-62349-409-4 / $29.95
Join journalist-turned-culinary historian Nola McKey on a Texas journey as she explores the state’s foodways through heirloom recipes. In this collection of more than one hundred third-generation (and ... More
By Paula Mitchell Marks
Illustrations by Walle Conoly
cloth / 978-0-89096-699-0 / $19.95
It is said one piece of fabric can tell of the hardships, blessings, and realities of a woman’s life, as well as her community’s life.

In nineteenth-century Texas women’s


Janet Williams Pollard and Louis Gwin

cloth / 978-1-60344-283-1 / $35.00
Clayton Wheat Williams—West Texas oilman, rancher, civic leader, veteran of the Great War, and avocational historian—was a risk taker, who both reflected and molded the history of his ... More

Jane Dunn Sibley, as told to Jim Comer

Foreword by T. R. Fehrenbach

Introduction by James L. Haley

cloth / 978-1-60344-802-4 / $35.00

On the southern portion of what was known as the Sibley’s Pezuna del Caballo (Horse’s Hoof) Ranch in West Texas’ Culberson County are two mountains that nearly ... More

By Richard Selcer, David Bowser, Nancy Hamilton and Chuck Parsons
cloth / 978-1-58544-336-9 / $29.95
Saloons, barrooms, honky-tonks, or watering holes—by whatever name, they are part of the mythology of the American West, and their stories are cocktails of legend and fact, as ... More
Illustrated by Carl J. Christensen Jr.
Text by Pixie Christensen
Foreword by David Ruesink
cloth / 978-1-62349-393-6 / $35.00
In Lone Star Steeples: Historic Places of Worship in Texas, Carl J. Christensen Jr. and Pixie Christensen present sixty-five captivating and historically significant structures in exquisite watercolor illustrations accompanied ... More
Bronson Dorsey
Foreword by Galen D. Newman
cloth / 978-1-62349-616-6 / $40.00
In Lost, Texas: Photographs of Forgotten Buildings, Bronson Dorsey takes us on a tour of old, abandoned buildings in Texas that evoke the mystique of bygone days and shifting ... More
Edited by Janet M. Neugebauer
Illustrations by Charles Shaw
paper / 978-1-58544-044-3 / $34.95
Gathering eggs, planting crops, feeding hogs: firsthand experience of these grows more distant with each new generation. From 1914 to 1964, however, a West Texas farmer named William ... More
By Paul N. Spellman
cloth / 978-0-89096-946-5 / $29.95
Spindletop. The word conjures images of Texas oil: roustabouts, roughnecks, oil barons, and endless rows of wooden derricks. The discovery of oil at Spindletop in 1901 revolutionized the ... More