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By Ernest Obadele-Starks
paper / 978-1-58544-167-9 / $19.95 s
In the early twentieth century, the Upper Texas Gulf Coast was one of the fastest growing industrial areas in the country. The cotton trade had attracted railroad and ... More
By Norman D. Brown
cloth / 978-0-89096-157-5 / $19.95
"This comprehensive volume may be considered the definitive study of Texas politics during the twenties. As the title suggests, the three main issues in the Lone Star State ... More
By Robert D. Bullard
paper / 978-0-89096-357-9 / $17.95 s
Houston was Boomtown USA in the 1970s, growing through tremendous immigration of people and through frequent annexation of outlying areas. But in the shadow of the high-rise "petropolis" ... More
Edited by Dan L. Flores
paper / 978-1-58544-016-0 / $16.95
A decade before the celebrated mountain men entered the Northern Plains and Rockies, some dozen little-known trading forays were launched into the plains of the Southwest. Anthony Glass ... More
By Donald R. Walker
cloth / 978-0-89096-315-9 / $32.95 s
paper / 978-1-58544-043-6 / $19.95 s
Before the discovery of oil and the advent of Progressivism to Texas, the state dealt with prison overcrowding by leasing convicts and their labor to private industry and ... More
By Michael R. Heintze
cloth / 978-0-89096-223-7 / $39.95 s
Comparing the private black colleges of Texas with its public institutions and with other black colleges across the nation, Michael R. Heintze convincingly supports the revisionist view ... More
By Douglas Hales
cloth / 978-1-58544-200-3 / $29.95 s
The complex issues of race and politics in nineteenth-century Texas may be nowhere more dramatically embodied than in three generations of the family of Norris Wright Cuney, mulatto ... More
By Carl H. Moneyhon
cloth / 978-1-58544-361-1 / $45.00 s
paper / 978-1-58544-362-8 / $19.95
As the Civil War ended, the South—and especially Texas, which had escaped the military ravages of the war—stood poised on the brink of a new social, economic, and ... More
By Ignacio M. García
cloth / 978-0-89096-917-5 / $29.95 s
For a few brief months during the presidential campaign of 1960, Mexican Americans caught a glimpse of their own Camelot in the promise of John F. Kennedy. Grassroots ... More
By Marilyn D. Rhinehart
paper / 978-1-58544-539-4 / $22.50 s
The coal mine represented much more than a way of making a living to the miners of Thurber, Texas, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries--it represented ... More