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The Wrecking of La Salle's Ship Aimable and the Trial of Claude Aigron
By Robert S. Weddle

African American Studies

Barbara Jordan
Edited by Max Sherman

The Dance of Freedom
By Barry Crouch

Desegregating Texas Schools
By Robyn Duff Ladino

Dog Ghosts and The Word on the Brazos
By J. Mason Brewer

The Freedmen's Bureau and Black Texans
By Barry A. Crouch

Freedom Colonies
By Thad Sitton and James H. Conrad

No Quittin' Sense
By the Reverend C. C. White and Ada Morehead Holland

Archaeology

Clovis Blade Technology
By Michael B. Collins

Espíritu Santo de Zúñiga
By Tamra Lynn Walter

Paleoindian Geoarchaeology of the Southern High Plains
By Vance T. Holliday

Biography/Autobiography

Alexander Watkins Terrell
By Lewis L. Gould

Around the World with LBJ
By Brigadier General James U. Cross, USAF (retired), with Denise Gamino and Gary Rice

Bob Bullock
By Dave McNeely and Jim Henderson

The Bullet Meant for Me
By Jan Reid

Gideon Lincecum, 1793-1874
By Lois Wood Burkhalter

John Graves, Writer
Edited by Mark Busby and Terrell Dixon

Kindler of Souls
By Rabbi Henry Cohen II

Mavericks
By Gene Fowler

Myself and Strangers
By John Graves

No Quittin' Sense
By the Reverend C. C. White and Ada Morehead Holland

One Ranger
By H. Joaquin Jackson with David Marion Wilkinson

Ralph Yarborough, The People's Senator
By Patrick Cox

The Raven
By Marquis James

Samuel Bell Maxey
By Louise Horton

Three Friends
By William A. Owens

Three Men in Texas
Essays by their Friends in the Texas Observer Edited by Ronnie Dugger

William Wayne Justice
By Frank Kemerer

Border Studies

Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados
By Chad Richardson

Border Identifications
By Pablo Vila

Border Radio (revised edition)
By Gene Fowler and Bill Crawford

Colonias and Public Policy in Texas and Mexico
By Peter M. Ward

Crossing Borders, Reinforcing Borders
By Pablo Vila

Fifty Years of Change on the U.S.-Mexico Border
By Joan B. Anderson and James Gerber

The Making of the Mexican Border
By Juan Mora-Torres

The River Has Never Divided Us
By Jefferson Morgenthaler

Straddling the Border
By Lisa Magaña

"With His Pistol In His Hand"
By Américo Paredes

Criminal Justice and Law

Crime in Texas, Rev. Ed.
By Ken Anderson

The Educator's Guide to Texas School Law, Seventh Edition Edition
By Jim Walsh, Frank Kemerer, and Laurie Maniotis

Homesteads Ungovernable
By Mark M. Carroll

Lethal Injection
By Jon Sorensen and Rocky LeAnn Pilgrim

One Ranger
By H. Joaquin Jackson with David Marion Wilkinson

The Rope, The Chair, and the Needle
By James W. Marquart, Sheldon Ekland-Olson, and Jonathan R. Sorensen

William Wayne Justice
By Frank Kemerer

The Women of CourtWatch
By Carole Bell Ford

Geography

Big Thicket People
By Thad Sitton and C.E. Hunt

The Cast Iron Forest
By Richard V. Francaviglia

German Seed in Texas Soil
By Terry G. Jordan

Imperial Texas
By D. W. Meinig

The Making of the Mexican Border
By Juan Mora-Torres

1001 Texas Place Names
By Fred Tarpley

Tejano South Texas
Daniel D. Arreola

Texas Graveyards
By Terry Jordan

Texas Log Buildings
By Terry G. Jordan

Understanding NAFTA
By William A. Orme, Jr.

Water in Texas
By Andrew Sansom

History

Alex Sweet's Texas
By Alexander Edwin Sweet

Anglos and Mexicans in the Making of Texas, 1836-1986
By David Montejano

Austin, Cleared for Takeoff
By Kenneth B. Ragsdale

Brann and the Iconoclast
By Charles Carver

Dallas
By Patricia Evridge Hill

The First Texas News Barons
By Patrick Cox

The French in Texas
Edited by François Lagarde

Galveston
By David G. McComb

Galveston and the 1900 Storm
By Patricia Bellis Bixel and Elizabeth Hayes

Gustav Dresel's Houston Journal
By Gustav Dresel

Harder than Hardscrabble
Edited by Thad Sitton

Homesteads Ungovernable
By Mark M. Carroll

Inherit the Alamo
By Holly Beachley Brear

The Path to a Modern South
By Walter L. Buenger

A Political History of the Texas Republic, 1836-1845
By Stanley Siegel

Reconstruction in Texas
By Charles William Ramsdell

Roughnecks, Drillers, and Tool Pushers
By Gerald Lynch

6000 Miles of Fence
By Cordia Sloan Duke

Spanish Texas, 1519-1821
By Donald E. Chipman and Harriett Denise Joseph

Spare Time in Texas
By David G. McComb

Tejano Origins in Eighteenth-Century San Antonio
Edited by Gerald E. Poyo and Gilberto M. Hinojosa

Texian Iliad
By Stephen L. Hardin

Texas by Terán
Edited by Jack Jackson

Texas in 1837
Edited by Andrew Forest Muir

Texans in Revolt
By Alwyn Barr

The Trail Drivers of Texas
Compiled and edited by J. Marvin Hunter

They Called Them Greasers
by Arnoldo De León

White Metropolis
By Michael Phillips

Wings over the Mexican Border
By Kenneth Baxter Ragsdale

Working the Waterfront
By Gilbert Mers

Literature

John Graves, Writer
Edited by Mark Busby and Terrell Dixon

Land of the Permanent Wave
By Bud Shrake

Lone Star Sleuths
Edited and with an introduction by Bill Cunningham, Steven L. Davis, and Rollo K. Newsom

Splendor in the Short Grass
By Grover Lewis

What Wildness Is This
Edited by Susan Wittig Albert te al.

The Wind
By Dorothy Scarborough

Military History

Battle on the Bay
By Edward T. Cotham, Jr.

The Last Battle of the Civil War
By Jeffrey Wm Hunt

Sabine Pass
By Edward T. Cotham, Jr.

The Southern Journey of a Civil War Marine
Edited and annotated by Edward T. Cotham, Jr.

Texian Iliad
By Stephen L. Hardin

Wings over the Mexican Border
By Kenneth Baxter Ragsdale

Music

Country Music, USA
By Bill C. Malone

Down in Houston
By Roger Wood and James Fraher

The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock
By Jan Reid

Jazz Mavericks of the Lone Star State
By Dave Oliphant

¡Puro Conjunto!
Edited by Juan Tejeda and Avelardo Valdez

Telling Stories, Writing Songs
By Kathleen Hudson

A Texas-Mexican Cancionero
By Américo Paredes

The Texas-Mexican Conjunto
By Manuel H. Peña

Texas Zydeco
By Roger Wood and James Fraher

"We're the Light Crust Doughboys from Burrus Mill"
By Jean A. Boyd

"With His Pistol In His Hand"
By Américo Paredes

Women in Texas Music
By Kathleen Hudson

Native American Studies

Historic Native Peoples of Texas
By William C. Foster

Indians of the Rio Grande Delta
By Martín Salinas

The Jumanos
By Nancy Parrott Hickerson

The Karankawa Indians of Texas
By Robert A. Ricklis

Paleoindian Geoarchaeology of the Southern High Plains
By Vance T. Holliday

Natural History

The Behavior of Texas Birds
By Kent Rylander

The Cast Iron Forest
By Richard V. Francaviglia

Exploring the Big Bend Country
By Peter Koch and June Cooper Price

Karánkaway Country
By Roy Bedichek

Land of Bears and Honey
By Joe C. Truett and Daniel W. Lay

The Mammals of Texas
By David J. Schmidly

Messages from the Wild
By Frederick R. Gehlbach

Naturally . . . South Texas
By Roland H. Wauer

The Story of Big Bend National Park
By John Jameson

Venomous Snakes of Texas
By Andrew H. Price

Water in Texas
By Andrew Sansom

What Wildness Is This
Edited by Susan Wittig Albert et al.

Political Science

Alexander Watkins Terrell
By Lewis L. Gould

Barbara Jordan
Edited by Max Sherman

Bob Bullock
By Dave McNeely and Jim Henderson

Dallas
By Patricia Evridge Hill

Deception and Abuse at the Fed
By Robert D. Auerbach

The Illusion of Inclusion
By Rodolfo Rosales

Life After Welfare
By Laura Lein and Deanna T. Schexnayder; with Karen Douglas and Daniel Schroeder

Petroleum Politics and the Texas Railroad Commission
By David F. Prindle

A Political History of the Texas Republic, 1836-1845
By Stanley Siegel

Políticas
By Sonia R. García, Valerie Martinez-Ebers, Irasema Coronado, Sharon A. Navarro, and Patricia A. Jaramillo

Profiles in Power
Edited by Kenneth E. Hendrickson, Jr., Michael L. Collins, and Patrick Cox

Ralph Yarborough, The People's Senator
By Patrick Cox

The Rope, The Chair, and the Needle
By James W. Marquart, Sheldon Ekland-Olson, and Jonathan R. Sorensen

Straddling the Border
By Lisa Magaña

A White House Diary
By Lady Bird Johnson

Race Relations

Anglos and Mexicans in the Making of Texas, 1836-1986
By David Montejano

Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados
By Chad Richardson

Black-Brown Relations and Stereotypes
By Tatcho Mindiola, Jr., Yolanda Flores Niemann, and Nestor Rodriguez

Desegregating Texas Schools
By Robyn Duff Ladino

Freedom Colonies
By Thad Sitton and James H. Conrad

German Seed in Texas Soil
By Terry G. Jordan

A Hanging in Nacogdoches
By Gary B. Borders

Homesteads Ungovernable
By Mark M. Carroll

The Illusion of Inclusion
By Rodolfo Rosales

A Law for the Lion
By Beatriz de la Garza

Long Dark Road
By Ricardo C. Ainslie

No Quittin' Sense
By the Reverend C. C. White and Ada Morehead Holland

Remembering the Alamo
By Richard R. Flores

Tejano/a Studies

Anglos and Mexicans in the Making of Texas, 1836-1986
By David Montejano

Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados
By Chad Richardson

Black-Brown Relations and Stereotypes
By Tatcho Mindiola, Jr., Yolanda Flores Niemann, and Nestor Rodriguez

Felix Longoria's Wake
By Patrick Carroll

Hispanic Methodists, Presbyterians, and Baptists in Texas
By Paul Barton

Las Tejanas
By Teresa Palomo Acosta and Ruthe Winegarten

A Law for the Lion
By Beatriz de la Garza

The Master Showmen of King Ranch
By Betty Bailey Colley and Jane Clements Monday, with Beto Maldonado

Políticas
By Sonia R. García, Valerie Martinez-Ebers, Irasema Coronado, Sharon A. Navarro, and Patricia A. Jaramillo

Remembering the Alamo
By Richard R. Flores

The River Has Never Divided Us
By Jefferson Morgenthaler

Straddling the Border
By Lisa Magaña

Tejano Origins in Eighteenth-Century San Antonio
Edited by Gerald E. Poyo and Gilberto M. Hinojosa

Tejano South Texas
Daniel D. Arreola

The Texas-Mexican Conjunto
By Manuel H. Peña

Voices from the Wild Horse Desert
By Jane Clements Monday and Betty Bailey Colley

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