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Neither Victor nor Vanquished: America in the War of 1812

by William Weber

In 1812, less than forty years after breaking from Britain, the United States found itself in another war with its former colonial master. Now, during the two hundredth anniversary of the War of 1812 comes Neither...


Latin America in the Post-Ch?vez Era: The Security Threat to the United States

by Luis Fleischman

Hugo Ch?vez passed away in March 2013 after a two-year battle with cancer, prompting much speculation about the impact of his death. What will a post-Ch?vez future look like, not only in Venezuela but also in...


Fort Worth: A Frontier Triumph

by Julia Garrett

In the 1950s, history teacher Julia Kathryn Garrett of Fort Worth began collecting stories from old-timers and pioneers whose memory or knowledge reached back to the early days of the city. For fifteen summer...


Lay Bare the Heart: An Autobiography of the Civil Rights Movement

by James Farmer & Don E. Carleton

Texas native James Farmer is one of the “Big Four” of the turbulent 1960s civil rights movement, along with Martin Luther King Jr., Roy Wilkins, and Whitney Young. Farmer might be called the forgotten man...


Inside Texas: Culture, Identity and Houses, 1878-1920

by Cynthia Brandimarte

“Inside Texas: Culture, Identity and Houses, 1878–1920” is a 464 page book with 296 photos that tests and rejects the notion that Texas homes, like all things Texan, were unique and different.  Over the...


With Their Own Blood: A Saga of Southwestern Pioneers

by Virginia Roberts

His wife dead, Elisa Green Pennington gathered up his brood of twelve young children in 1857 and left Texas for California, the promised land. The Penningtons could not have imagined what the untamed frontier...


In Their Shoes: In Their Shoes

by Grace Halsell

Probably no American journalist, man or woman, has had a more extraordinary career than Grace Halsell. Before President Lyndon Johnson personally hired her to work in the White House, Halsell had, over a period...


Heads, Hides and Horns: The Complete Buffalo Book

by Larry Barsness

This thoroughly researched and superbly written book combines history, myth, folklore, and fiction to tell the story not only of the buffalo but of the relationship between buffalo and man on the North American...


A Walk Across Texas

by Jon McConal & Tom Dodge

Part travelogue, part natural history, and part documentary, A Walk across Texas is the record of three friends’ journey from the Panhandle to Granbury—a 450-mile walk across West Texas. Jon McConal and...


Giant Country: Essays on Texas

by Don Graham

In Giant Country Don Graham brings together a collection of lively, absorbing essays written over the past two decades.

The collection begins with a twist on book introductions that sets the tone for the essays...


Between the Enemy and Texas: Parsons's Texas Cavalry in the Civil War

by Anne Bailey

Much of the Civil War west of the Mississippi was a war of waiting for action, of foraging already stripped land for an army that supposedly could provision itself, and of disease in camp, while trying to hold...


Essays on the Presidents: Principles and Politics

by Paul F. Boller

This collection of essays by Dr. Paul F. Boller Jr. shares the humorous, intriguing, and little-known or widely misunderstood aspects of the American presidency. Personality—of the most interesting presidents...


Moon Lore

by Rev. Timothy Harley

This work is a contribution to light literature and to the literature of light. The first part is mythological. It is the original nucleus around which the other parts have gathered. Some years since, the writer...


The War of the Running Dogs: Malaya 1948-1960

by Noel Barber

Only three short years after the end of the Japanese occupation, war came again to Malaya. The Chinese-backed guerrillas called it the War of the Running Dogs - their contemptuous term for those in Malaya who...


Angels of Mercy: A Women's Hospital on the Western Front 1914-1918

by Eileen Crofton

This is the story of the wartime experiences of a group of women who ran a field hospital near the trenches during World War I, often under conditions of great hardship. The text draws on the women's diaries...


Flodden: A Scottish Tragedy

by Peter Reese

In the breadth of bitter-sweet Scottish history there is no more poignant, not more important, battle than Flodden. Before Scotland's disastrous defeat at the hands of the English under the Earl of Surrey, a...


Entangling Alliances with None: American Foreign Policy in the Age of Jefferson

by Lawrence S. Kaplan

Written over a thirty-year period, the essays included in this volume develop one central theme: the completion of American isolationism in the formative years of the nation. Isolationism, in Kaplan's view,...


Beyond the Call of Duty: Army Flight Nursing in World War II

by Judith Barger

At the height of World War II, five hundred Army flight nurses served with the Army Air Forces as members of thirty-one medical air evacuation squadrons located throughout the world on both the European and...


A Fighter from Way Back: The Mexican War Diary of Lt. Daniel Harvey Hill, 4th Artillery, U.S.A.

by Nathaniel Hughes Jr. & Timothy D. Johnson

Born in July 1821, Daniel Harvey Hill grew up in "genteel poverty" on a large plantation in York District, South Carolina. He entered West Point and graduated in the middle of the renowned Class of 1842. Following...


Hudson's Heritage: A Chronicle of the Founding and the Flowering of the Village of Hudson, Ohio

by Grace Izant

Grace Goulder Izant spent the last six decades of her long and productive life in Hudson, Ohio, and this, her final book, was the one that lay closest to her heart. Bringing to it her knowledge as a historian...