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New Project Announcement!

History professors Emilio Zamora, University of Texas, and Andrés Tijerina, Austin Community College, are co-directing a one-year initiative to increase the number of Tejano and Mexican American entries in the Handbook of Texas Online. They are currently identifying academic and non-academic researchers to prepare new articles on historically significant men and women, events, places, organizations, and themes.

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The history of Texas during the Civil War

The handbook of Civil War Texas is an unmatched online resource that tells the story of the roles of Texans in the war and the conflict's extraordinary impact on their lives. Explore more than 800 entries, including some 325 new articles, about battles, military units, officers, industry, and more.

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The Handbook of Texas Music, Second Edition, offers completely updated entries and features new and expanded coverage of the musicians, ensembles, dance halls, festivals, businesses, orchestras, organizations, and genres that have helped define the state's musical legacy.

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The Handbook of African-American Texas features more than 850 entries, including more than 300 new articles, that chronicle the individuals, communities, businesses, institutions, organizations, and events that comprise the African-American experience and its significant contribution to the heritage of the Lone Star State.

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