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by Mary Margaret McAllen Amberson

Shortly before his fourteenth birthday, John Christopher Columbus Hill left home with his father and older brother to join the ill-fated 1842...

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by Don E. Carleton

During the 1980s, when J. R. Ewing reinforced the stereotype of the Texas oil man as a conservative, unprincipled rogue on the long-running...

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by Mary Kidder Rak

Women played a vital and, until recently, frequently overlooked role in the settlement of the American West. They were not only mothers,...

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by Kenneth Hafertepe

Now back in print, this volume in the TSHA's Popular History Series tells the story of the stately Italianate Galveston mansion known as Ashton...

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by Kenneth Hafertepe

This readable and thoroughly documented volume relates the fascinating story of the French Legation in Austin. The oldest house in the city, it...

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Scion of one of San Antonio's leading early families, Juan Nepomuceno Seguín grew up in a Texas beset by violence and destruction. During the...

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by D. W. C. Baker

A Texas Scrap-Book has been a most useful reference volume on Texas history since 1875. A much-needed index of over 6,000 entries has...

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by Jerry Thompson

With more than 150 images, many never before published, historian Jerry Thompson tells the story of what Pulitzer Prize-winning historian William...

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by Kenneth Hafertepe

Abner Cook has long been acknowledged as the most important architect in antebellum Texas, but this extensively illustrated volume is the first to...

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"This is a highly significant, major contribution to the documentation of early Texas history, and greatly adds to the broadening...

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by Geoff Winningham

For more than five years award-winning photographer Geoff Winningham explored and photographed Buffalo Bayou, the Houston Ship Channel, and the...

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by Donald Chipman

Cabeza de Vaca's mode of transportation, afoot on portions of two continents in the early decades of the sixteenth century, fits one dictionary...

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by William H. Goetzmann

First published in 1959, this book tells the story of the U.S. Army's role in exploring the trans-Mississippi West, particularly the role of the...

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by J'Nell L. Pate
Named after Mexican War general William Jenkins Worth, Fort Worth began as a military post in 1849. More than a century and a half later, the...
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by Richard B. McCaslin

"History like that of Texas is rare. . . . Is it not discreditable to the people of Texas, that they should leave the collection of...

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by David C. Humphrey

State capital and home of the University of Texas, Austin is the one city that belongs to all Texans. This finely written book, illustrated with...