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Memoirs, Episodes in New Mexico History, 1892-1969

by William A. Keleher

William A. Keleher always had an active curiosity and this made him an outstanding newspaperman and an indefatigable researcher of historical events. It led him into many intellectual adventures that resulted...


New Mexico Stories

by David Roybal

The kindergarten student, her family recently settled from Mexico, wiggled a loose tooth that she hoped would dislodge soon so she could collect a few coins and not feel left out again at her school’s next...


West Side Rising

by Char Miller & Julián Castro

  • September 2021 is the 100 year anniversary of flood
  • Popular author; first book meant for mass market
  • Hot topic - Spatial inequality, urban inequity, urban studies look at racial and ethnic discrimination
  • Hot...

  • What Lies Beneath

    by Cynthia Leal Massey

    Unearth the Mysteries of Those Who Lie Beneath the Oldest Graveyards in the Lone Star State

    Texas, the second largest state, both in land mass and population, has more than 50,000 cemeteries, graveyards, and...


    A Lynched Black Wall Street

    by Jerrolyn S. Eulinberg & Lee H.Jr. Butler

    This book remembers one hundred years since Black Wall Street and it reflects on the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Black Wall Street was the most successful Black business district in the United States; yet, it...


    Valuable Partnerships

    by Robert J. Sullivan

    Valuable Partnerships: Cooperation, Innovation, and the Future of Municipal Texas bridges rich scholarship and practical application to produce an important reference for local government scholars and practitioners...


    The Ku Klux Klan in the Southwest

    by Charles C. Alexander

    This is a study of a disturbing phenomenon in American society—the Ku Klux Klan—and that eruption of nativism, racism and moral authoritarianism during the 1920s in the four states of the Southwest—Texas,...


    From the Pass to the Pueblos

    by George D. Torok

    El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, the Royal Road of the Interior, was a 1,600-mile braid of trails that led from Mexico City, in the center of New Spain, to the provincial capital of New Mexico on the edge of...


    The Accommodation

    by Jim Schutze & John Wiley Price

    The powerful, long-repressed classic of Dallas history that examines the violent and suppressed history of race and racism in the city. Written by longtime Dallas political journalist Jim Schutze, formerly of...


    Strange 66

    by Michael Karl Witzel

    When you open Strange 66, take a look beyond the all-American sheen to the seedy, creepy, and just plain weird stories behind America's Mother Road.

    Route 66 conjures images of an innocent golden age of car...


    Cold Case: The Tombstone Mysteries

    by W.C. Jameson

    From the late 1870s to mid-1880s, Tombstone, Arizona, enjoyed impressive growth and prosperity as a result of the discovery of major silver deposits nearby. As in many boomtowns in the American West, its sudden...


    Military Wives in Arizona Territory

    by Jan Cleere

    When the U.S. Army ordered troops into Arizona Territory in the 19th century to protect and defend the new settlements established there, some of the military men brought their wives and families, particularly...


    Hell Paso

    by Samuel K. Dolan

    Spanning a thirty-year period, from the late 1800s until the 1920s, Hell Paso is the true story of the desperate men and notorious women that made El Paso, Texas the Old West’s most dangerous town. Supported...


    The Second Battle of the Alamo

    by Judy Alter & Debra L. Winegarten

    By 1900, the tale of the 300 Texians who died in the 1836 battle of the Alamo had already become legend. But to corporate interests in the growing City of San Antonio, the land where that blood was shed was...


    Timeless Caravan

    by Thomas E. Chavez

    Based on extensive research as well as on a career working for cultural institutions, historian Thomas E. Chávez has created a historical novel about the American southwest, specifically in New Mexico and Arizona,...


    San Antonio 365

    by David Martin Davies & Yvette D. Benavides

  • Strong local sales and media for San Antonio, TX, and regional Texas/Austin/Houston
  • Cross Promotion on Texas Public Radio; local and statewide
  • Market ripe for books on San Antonio
  • Online video campaign will...

  • In the Loop

    by David R. Johnson

    In the Loop: A Political and Economic History of San Antonio, is the culmination of urban historian David Johnson’s extensive research into the development of Texas’s oldest city. Beginning with San Antonio’s...


    New Mexico Episodes

    by John Philip Wilson

    These episodes are non-fiction accounts relating to New Mexico from the earliest visit by a priest, Fray Marcos de Niza, sent by the Viceroy of New Spain in 1539, to the unwelcome intrusion of an enemy saboteur...


    I'll Forget It When I Die!

    by Mitchell Abidor

    On July 12, 1917, in the mining town of Bisbee Arizona, twelve hundred striking miners and their supporters were rounded up by forces organized by the town sheriff and the mining companies, marched through the...


    The Nation Must Awake

    by Mary E. Jones Parrish, John Hope Franklin, Scott Ellsworth & Anneliese M. Bruner et al.

  • 100 Year Anniversary of the riots is June 1, 2021
  • Never before published in a consumer edition
  • First person witness statements and articles that put you inside of the experiences of Tulsa black home and business...