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The Battle of the Alamo

by Ben H. Procter

The dramatic story of one of the most famous events in Texas history is told by Ben H. Procter. Procter describes in colorful detail the background, character, and motives of the prominent figures at the Alamo—Bowie,...


Pistol Packin' Preachers: Circuit Riders of Texas

by Barbara Barton

A writer once denounced the Lone Star State as "where the Godly could battle 'the devil' on his own ground." Circuit riders and other early preachers confronted dangerous outlaws, Indians, wild animals, and...


Turning Point: A Candidate, a State, and a Nation Come of Age

by Jimmy Carter

The former president's personal tale of political intrigue and social conflict during his first campaign for public office. Iluminates the origins of his commitment to human rights and bears further witness...


Gustav Dresel's Houston Journal: Adventures in North America and Texas, 1837-1841

Recollections of Early Texas: Memoirs of John Holland Jenkins

by John Holmes, III Jenkins

A firsthand account of pioneer life in east Texas.


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

by David Montejano

A major work on the history of Mexicans in Texas and the relations between Mexicans and Anglos.


The Encomenderos of New Spain, 1521-1555

by Robert Himmerich y Valencia & Joseph P. Sánchez

While the Spanish conquistadors have been stereotyped as rapacious treasure seekers, many firstcomers to the New World realized that its greatest wealth lay in the native populations whose labor could be harnessed...


Manhattan in Maps 1527-2014

by Paul E. Cohen, Robert T. Augustyn & Eric W. Sanderson

More than 400 years of history unfold in the pages of this lavishly illustrated volume, which presents sixty-five full-color maps of America's oldest major city. This is Manhattan's first atlas of historical...


The West Point History of the Civil War

by The United States Military Academy, Colonel Ty Seidule & Clifford Rogers

The definitive military history of the Civil War, featuring the same exclusive images, tactical maps, and expert analysis commissioned by The United States Military Academy to teach the history of the art of...


Lincoln's Enduring Legacy: Perspective from Great Thinkers, Great Leaders, and the American Experiment

by Robert P. Watson

This collection of highly readable and accessible essays on Lincoln's legacy offers a wide array of perspectives on the enduring impact of the nation's greatest president on leaders, thinkers, and American history....


Taking the Waters in Texas: Springs, Spas, and Fountains of Youth

by Janet Mace Valenza

"It is well known that Southern Texas possesses a greater variety of Mineral Waters than any other country on the globe" enthused a promotion for one of Texas' many watering spas of the nineteenth century. Though...


A History of New York in 101 Objects

by Sam Roberts

The vibrant story of America’s great metropolis, told through 101 distinctive objects that span the history of New York, all reproduced in luscious, full color.

A wooden water barrel and an elevator brake....


Imperial Texas: An Interpretive Essay in Cultural Geography

by D.W. Meinig

Imperial Texas examines the development of Texas as a human region, from the simple outline of the Spanish colony to the complex patterns of the modern state. In this study in cultural geography set into a historical...


Petroleum Politics and the Texas Railroad Commission

by David F. Prindle

The single most important domestic source of oil and gas is managed by the Texas Railroad Commission. As a result, the Commission has for decades exerted a profound influence on United States and world energy...


Reconstruction in Texas

by Charles William Ramsdell

A reprint of the 1910 study, Reconstruction in Texas examines the events that still impact upon Texas and the South.


Indians of the Rio Grande Delta: Their Role in the History of Southern Texas and Northeastern Mexico

by Martín| Salinas

Certain to become a standard reference in its field, Indians of the Rio Grande Delta is the first single-volume source on these little-known peoples.Working from innumerable primary documents in various Texan...


The Franco-Texan Land Company

by Virginia H. Taylor

The Franco-Texan Land Company was formed, ostensibly, by the French bondholders of the Memphis, El Paso, and Pacific Railroad in an attempt to salvage their investments through sale of lands in the railroad's...


The Francklyn Land & Cattle Company: A Panhandle Enterprise, 1882-1957

by Lester Fields Sheffy

An intensive study of a large Texas ranch, particularly of its business and financial aspects, in which the author has utilized many company records and firsthand accounts by the men who were engaged in the...


Kentucky Confederates: Secession, Civil War, and the Jackson Purchase

by Berry Craig

During the Civil War, the majority of Kentuckians supported the Union under the leadership of Henry Clay, but one part of the state presented a striking exception. The Jackson Purchase -- bounded by the Mississippi...


Why the Chisholm Trail Forks and Other Tales of the Cattle Country

by Andy Adams & Wilson M. Hudson

This sparkling collection of tales told around Western campfires, written by the master chronicler of the range, is a literary find of great interest and genuine importance.Andy Adams is remembered chiefly as...