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Lone Star Law: A Legal History of Texas (American Liberty and Justice)
Lone Star Law: A Legal History of Texas (American Liberty and Justice)
by Michael Ariens
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Michael Ariens proves that no state possesses a richer or more surprising legal history than Texas. In narrative as engaging as it is accessible, he has produced an overarching consideration of Lone Star law and legal culture—something notably... (read more)

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The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes
The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes
by Bryan Burrough
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"What's not to enjoy about a book full of monstrous egos, unimaginable sums of money, and the punishment of greed and shortsightedness?" Phenomenal reviews and sales greeted the hardcover publication of The Big Rich, New York Times bestselling author... (read more)

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Rendezvous at the Alamo: Highlights in the Lives of Bowie, Crockett, and Travis
Rendezvous at the Alamo: Highlights in the Lives of Bowie, Crockett, and Travis
by Virgil E. Baugh
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On March 6, 1836, the Alamo fell after a thirteen-day siege by General Antonio López de Santa Anna and his Mexican army. The fall of the mission ranks as one of the most recognizable events in American history. Rendezvous at the Alamo presents... (read more)

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Eyewitness to the Alamo
Eyewitness to the Alamo
by Bill Groneman
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Eyewitness to the Alamo is an actual account of the siege and Battle of the Alamo by those who were present during the attack. Fifty people are believed to have witnessed all or part of one of the most legendary events in Texas and U.S. history. Did... (read more)

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The Texas Rangers
The Texas Rangers
by Walter Prescott Webb
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Webb's classic history of the Texas Rangers has been popular ever since its first publication in 1935. This edition is a reproduction of the original Houghton Mifflin edition.... (read more)

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Llano Estacado: An Island in the Sky (Voice in the American West)
Llano Estacado: An Island in the Sky (Voice in the American West)
by Steve Bogener
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Stand at the rim of Palo Duro Canyon or look down from any vista along the caprock, and let your imagination take over. Beneath an endless canopy of blue, you find yourself at the edge of an enormous island of rippling grassland that stretches from the... (read more)

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Ringing the Children in: Texas Country Schools
Ringing the Children in: Texas Country Schools
by Thad Sitton
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Milam C. Rowold, of Pflugerville, Texas, is co-author of a new book entitled Ringing the Children In: Texas Country Schools. Here are the voices from those schoolhouses, as the authors sought out and interviewed dozens of country school teachers and... (read more)

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Alamo
Alamo
by John Myers Myers
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"The majority of the stories of the Alamo fight have been partly legendary, partly hearsay and at best fragmentary. It has been left to John Myers Myers to present an exhaustively researched book which reveals the chronicle of the siege of the Alamo in... (read more)

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The Men Who Wear the Star: The Story of the Texas Rangers (Modern Library)
The Men Who Wear the Star: The Story of the Texas Rangers (Modern Library)
by Charles M Robinson
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Here is the first full telling of the most colorful and famous law enforcers of our time. For years, the Texas Rangers have been historical figures shrouded in myth. Charles M. Robinson III has sifted through the tall tales to reach the heart of this... (read more)

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Bordertown: The Odyssey of an American Place (Lamar Series in Western History)
Bordertown: The Odyssey of an American Place (Lamar Series in Western History)
by Benjamin He Johnson
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Mexico and America have met for eight generations on their shared border. In this compelling book, photographer Jeffrey Gusky and historian Benjamin Johnson capture this encounter through their mesmerizing portrayal of Roma, Texas. European culture... (read more)

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Scuse Me While I Whip This Out: Reflections on Country Singers, Presidents, and Other Troublemakers
Scuse Me While I Whip This Out: Reflections on Country Singers, Presidents, and Other Troublemakers
by Kinky Friedman
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Kinky Friedman is back, and with 'Scuse Me While I Whip This Out he gets it on with all manner of egos. In this collection of twisted takes on life, the Kinkster gives us funny, irreverent, and insightful looks at outsized personalities from people he's... (read more)

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The Alamo
The Alamo
by Edwin P Hoyt
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Master historian Edwin P. Hoyt depicts with graphic and gripping detail the conflict between revolutionary Texas and the Mexican government determined to rule. In the first paperback edition of a highly acclaimed history, Hoyt describes the well-known... (read more)

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A Weekend in September
A Weekend in September
by John Edward Weems
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The hurricane that swept Galveston Island early in September, 1900, occupies a unique place in the reckoning of events of the Texas Gulf coast. Nearly a century after its passing, the storm remains the standard against which the ferocity and... (read more)

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Weird Texas: Your Travel Guide to Texas's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (Weird)
Weird Texas: Your Travel Guide to Texas's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (Weird)
by Wesley Treat
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Praise for Weird Texas: “If your taste extends to the odd side of traveling, [this is your ticket].”   Booklist “…lives up to its promise of providing an overview of weird things found in Texas.” ... (read more)

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Computational Mathematics Series #7: The Lonesome Plains: Death and Revival on an American Frontier
Computational Mathematics Series #7: The Lonesome Plains: Death and Revival on an American Frontier
by Louis Fairchild
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Loneliness pervaded the lives of pioneers on the American plains, including those in the empty expanses of West Texas. In The Lonesome Plains, Louis Fairchild mines the letters and journals of West Texas settlers, as well as contemporary fiction and... (read more)

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Texas Almanac (Texas Almanac)
Texas Almanac (Texas Almanac)
by Elizabeth C Alvarez
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First published in 1857, the "Texas Almanac" has been the ultimate resource on life in the Lone Star state. Now in its 64th edition, this volume is printed in full color and contains maps of each county, accompanied by a profile of that countys history... (read more)

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Texas on My Mind (America on My Mind)
Texas on My Mind (America on My Mind)
by A Greene
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Texas on My Mind celebrates the beauty and spirit of Texas with outstanding color photography and selected quotations by notable Texans and others who love the state.... (read more)

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Grace & Gumption: The Women of El Paso
Grace & Gumption: The Women of El Paso
by Marcia Hatfield Daudistel
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In Grace & Gumption: The Women of El Paso, thirteen contributors trace the history of El Paso from the distaff side. The women who settled El Paso faced an unusual reality. In 1848, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo changed the border, and people who... (read more)

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Dallas Myth: the Making and Unmaking of an American City (10 Edition)
Dallas Myth: the Making and Unmaking of an American City (10 Edition)
by Graff Harvey J
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The ninth largest city in the United States, Dallas is exceptional among American cities for the claims of its elites and boosters that it is a "city with no limits" and a "city with no history." Home to the Dallas Cowboys, self... (read more)

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Amazing Texas: Fascinating Facts, Entertaining Tales, Bizarre Happenings, and Historical Oddities about the Lonestar State (Amazing America)
Amazing Texas: Fascinating Facts, Entertaining Tales, Bizarre Happenings, and Historical Oddities about the Lonestar State (Amazing America)
by T Jensen Lacey
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The great state of Texas boasts many proud but curious traditions and trivia and this third volume of the Amazing America series enumerates fascinating facts, entertaining tales, bizarre happenings, and historical oddities that give the Lone Star State... (read more)

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