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Tragedy Offstage: Suffering and Sympathy in Ancient Athens

by Rachel Hall Sternberg

Humane ideals were central to the image Athenians had of themselves and their city during the classical period. Tragic plays, which formed a part of civic education, often promoted pity and compassion. But it...


Ross Sterling, Texan: A Memoir by the Founder of Humble Oil and Refining Company

by Ross S. Sterling, Ed Kilman & Don Carleton

Born on a farm near Anahuac, Texas, in 1875 and possessed of only a fourth-grade education, Ross Sterling was one of the most successful Texans of his generation. Driven by a relentless work ethic, he become...


The Texas City Disaster, 1947

by Hugh W. Stephens

On April 16, 1947, a small fire broke out among bags of ammonium nitrate fertilizer in the hold of the ship Grandcamp as it lay docked at Texas City, Texas. Despite immediate attempts to extinguish the fire,...


Women and Social Movements in Latin America: Power from Below

by Lynn Stephen

Women's grassroots activism in Latin America combines a commitment to basic survival for women and their children with a challenge to women's subordination to men. Women activists insist that issues such as...


Surrealism in Greece: An Anthology

by Nikos Stabakis

In the decades between the two World Wars, Greek writers and artists adopted surrealism both as an avant-garde means of overturning the stifling traditions of their classical heritage and also as a way of responding...


Kilgore Rangerettes

by O. Rufus Lovett, Katy Vine & Elliott Erwitt

Whether she knows it or not, every girl who has ever dreamed of taking her place in a line of high-kicking dancers on a football field at halftime has been inspired by the Kilgore College Rangerettes, the world's...


The Mexican Aristocracy: An Expressive Ethnography, 1910-2000

by Hugo G. Nutini

The Mexican aristocracy today is simultaneously an anachronism and a testimony to the persistence of social institutions. Shut out from political power by the democratization movements of the twentieth century,...


Disobedience, Slander, Seduction, and Assault: Women and Men in Cajamarca, Peru, 1862-1900

by Tanja Christiansen

Though the law and courts of nineteenth-century Peru were institutions created by and for the ruling elite, women of all classes used the system to negotiate the complexities of property rights, childrearing,...


Texas by Teran: The Diary Kept by General Manuel de Mier y Teran on His 1828 Inspection of Texas

by General Manuel de Mier y Terán, John Wheat & Jack Jackson

Texas was already slipping from the grasp of Mexico when Manuel Mier y Terán made his tour of inspection in 1828. American settlers were pouring across the vaguely defined border between Mexico's northernmost...


The Rope, the Chair, and the Needle: Capital Punishment in Texas, 1923-1990

by James W. Marquart, Sheldon Ekland-Olson & Jonathan R. Sorensen

In late summer 1923, legal hangings in Texas came to an end, and the electric chair replaced the gallows. Of 520 convicted capital offenders sentenced to die between 1923 and 1972, 361 were actually executed,...


A Political History of the Texas Republic, 1836-1845

by Stanley Siegel

This book is unique among the histories of the Texas Republic: it is the first to examine the fledgling nation from the point of view of its dynamic political life. Policies with far-reaching results were formulated...


Trees of Central Texas

by Robert A. Vines

A comprehensive and compact field guide, Trees of Central Texas introduces 186 species of tree life in Central Texas, an area roughly the region of the Edwards Plateau and bordered by the Balcones Escarpment...


Galveston: A History

by David G. McComb

On the Gulf edge of Texas between land and sea stands Galveston Island. Shaped continually by wind and water, it is one of earth's ongoing creations-time is forever new. Here, on the shoreline, embraced by the...


Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide

by Campbell Loughmiller, Lynn Loughmiller & Damon Waitt

For two decades and counting, Texans have relied on Texas Wildflowers to identify the common and rare flowers we see along the roadsides and in the pastures, fields, and forests of our state. Compiled by naturalists...


Notable Men and Women of Spanish Texas

by Donald E. Chipman & Harriett Denise Joseph

The Spanish colonial era in Texas (1528-1821) continues to emerge from the shadowy past with every new archaeological and historical discovery. In this book, years of archival sleuthing by Donald E. Chipman...


Explorers and Settlers of Spanish Texas

by Donald Eugene Chipman & Harriet Denise Joseph

In Notable Men and Women of Spanish Texas, Donald Chipman and Harriett Joseph combined dramatic, real-life incidents, biographical sketches, and historical background to reveal the real human beings behind the...


Tejano South Texas: A Mexican American Cultural Province

by Daniel D. Arreola

On the plains between the San Antonio River and the Rio Grande lies the heartland of what is perhaps the largest ethnic region in the United States, Tejano South Texas. In this cultural geography, Daniel Arreola...


Spanish Expeditions Into Texas, 1689-1768

by William C. Foster

Mapping old trails has a romantic allure at least as great as the difficulty involved in doing it. In this book, William Foster produces the first highly accurate maps of the eleven Spanish expeditions from...


Reading World Literature: Theory, History, Practice

by Sarah Lawall

As teachers and readers expand the canon of world literature to include writers whose voices traditionally have been silenced by the dominant culture, fundamental questions arise. What do we mean by "world"?...


Las Tejanas: 300 Years of History

by Teresa Palomo Acosta & Ruthe Winegarten

Since the early 1700s, women of Spanish/Mexican origin or descent have played a central, if often unacknowledged, role in Texas history. Tejanas have been community builders, political and religious leaders,...