New Releases



  • We Could Not Fail
  • John Prine
  • Border Odyssey
  • The Courthouses of Central Texas
  • The Whole Shootin' Match
  • Selling the Silver Bullet
  • Race on the QT
  • All Tore Up
  • The Dread of Difference, 2nd ed.
  • Dragonflies of Texas
  • Texas Lizards
  • Critical Approaches to the Films of Robert Rodriguez
  • Dan Rizzie
  • Where Texas Meets the Sea
  • Flood of Images
  • We%20Could%20Not%20Fail

    We Could Not Fail

    The First African Americans in the Space Program

    By Richard Paul and Steven Moss

    The Space Age began just as the struggle for civil rights forced Americans to confront the long and bitter legacy... + More

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    John Prine

    In Spite of Himself

    By Eddie Huffman

    With a range that spans the lyrical, heartfelt songs “Angel from Montgomery,” “Sam Stone,” and “Paradise” to the classic country... + More

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    Border Odyssey

    Travels along the U.S./Mexico Divide

    By Charles D. Thompson, Jr.

    “We were trying to change the vision and the conversation about border fears.”Border Odyssey takes us on a drive toward... + More

  • The%20Courthouses%20of%20Central%20Texas

    The Courthouses of Central Texas

    By Brantley Hightower

    The county courthouse has long held a central place on the Texas landscape—literally, as the center of the town in... + More

  • The%20Whole%20Shootin'%20Match

    The Whole Shootin' Match

    A feature film by Eagle Pennell

    “One of the finest films to play in New York this year was made on a shoestring budget in and... + More

  • Selling%20the%20Silver%20Bullet

    Selling the Silver Bullet

    The Lone Ranger and Transmedia Brand Licensing

    By Avi Santo

    Originating as a radio series in 1933, the Lone Ranger is a cross-media star who has appeared in comic strips,... + More

  • Race%20on%20the%20QT

    Race on the QT

    Blackness and the Films of Quentin Tarantino

    By Adilifu Nama

    Known for their violence and prolific profanity, including free use of the n-word, the films of Quentin Tarantino, like the... + More

  • All%20Tore%20Up

    All Tore Up

    Texas Hot Rod Portraits

    By George Brainard

    The Texas hot rod scene encompasses the exhaust, speed, rust, and chrome beloved not just by greasers and gearheads but... + More

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    The Dread of Difference, 2nd ed.

    Gender and the Horror Film

    Edited by Barry Keith Grant

    “The Dread of Difference is a classic. Few film studies texts have been so widely read and so influential. It’s... + More

  • Dragonflies%20of%20Texas

    Dragonflies of Texas

    A Field Guide

    By John C. Abbott

    Dragonflies and damselflies (together known as Odonata) are among the most remarkably distinctive insects in their appearance and biology, and... + More

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    Texas Lizards

    A Field Guide

    By Troy and Toby Hibbitts

    “Texas offers the opportunity to observe lizard diversity like no other part of the country,” writes Laurie J. Vitt in... + More

  • Critical%20Approaches%20to%20the%20Films%20of%20Robert%20Rodriguez

    Critical Approaches to the Films of Robert Rodriguez

    By Frederick Luis Aldama

    Frederick Aldama’s The Cinema of Robert Rodriguez (2014) was the first full-scale study of one of the most prolific and... + More

  • Dan%20Rizzie

    Dan Rizzie

    By Dan Rizzie

    Internationally acclaimed for paintings, collages, and prints that draw inspiration from sources as diverse as twentieth-century modernism, the geometry of... + More

  • Where%20Texas%20Meets%20the%20Sea

    Where Texas Meets the Sea

    Corpus Christi and Its History

    By Alan Lessoff

    A favorite destination of visitors to the Texas coast, Corpus Christi is a midsize city that manages to be both... + More

  • Flood%20of%20Images

    Flood of Images

    Media, Memory, and Hurricane Katrina

    By Bernie Cook

    Anyone who was not in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent flooding of the city experienced the disaster... + More

Photography

Last Launch

Last Launch

Discovery, Endeavor, Atlantis

By Dan Winters

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Las Sombras/The Shadows

Las Sombras/The Shadows

Photographs by Kate Breakey

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Unsettled / Desasosiego

Unsettled / Desasosiego

Children in a World of Gangs/Los niños en un mundo de las pandillas

By Donna De Cesare

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Arnold Newman

Arnold Newman

At Work

By Roy Flukinger

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Fritz Henle

Fritz Henle

In Search of Beauty

Edited and with text by Roy Flukinger

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Hard Ground

Hard Ground

Photographs by Michael O’Brien<br>Poems by Tom Waits

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Food

¡Viva Tequila!

¡Viva Tequila!

Cocktails, Cooking, and Other Agave Adventures

By Lucinda Hutson

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Uchi

Uchi

The Cookbook

By Tyson Cole and Jessica Dupuy

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Texas BBQ

Texas BBQ

By Wyatt McSpadden

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Stirring It Up with Molly Ivins

Stirring It Up with Molly Ivins

A Memoir with Recipes

By Ellen Sweets

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Desert Terroir

Desert Terroir

Exploring the Unique Flavors and Sundry Places of the Borderlands

By Gary Paul Nabhan

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The Herb Garden Cookbook

The Herb Garden Cookbook

The Complete Gardening and Gourmet Guide, Second Edition

By Lucinda Hutson

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Latin American Studies

New Art of Cuba

New Art of Cuba

By Luis Camnitzer

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Cinema and the Sandinistas

Cinema and the Sandinistas

Filmmaking in Revolutionary Nicaragua

By Jonathan Buchsbaum

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This America of Ours

This America of Ours

The Letters of Gabriela Mistral and Victoria Ocampo

By Gabriela Mistral and Victoria Ocampo

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Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North

Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North

Indians under Spanish Rule in Nueva Vizcaya

By Susan Deeds

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Texas

Turn-of-the-Century Photographs from San Diego, Texas

Turn-of-the-Century Photographs from San Diego, Texas

By Ana Carolina Castillo Crimm and Sara R. Massey

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Las Tejanas

Las Tejanas

300 Years of History

By Teresa Palomo Acosta and Ruthe Winegarten

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Vaquero

Vaquero

Genesis of the Texas Cowboy

By Bill Wittliff

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Long Dark Road

Long Dark Road

Bill King and Murder in Jasper, Texas

By Ricardo C. Ainslie

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Please Pass the Biscuits, Pappy

Please Pass the Biscuits, Pappy

Pictures of Governor W. Lee "Pappy" O'Daniel

By Bill Crawford

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Let the People In

Let the People In

The Life and Times of Ann Richards

By Jan Reid

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History

Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North

Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North

Indians under Spanish Rule in Nueva Vizcaya

By Susan Deeds

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Let the People In

Let the People In

The Life and Times of Ann Richards

By Jan Reid

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Founding Finance

Founding Finance

How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a Nation

By William Hogeland

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Conspiracy Theory in America

Conspiracy Theory in America

By Lance deHaven-Smith

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Front Row Seat

Front Row Seat

A Photographic Portrait of the Presidency of George W. Bush

By Eric Draper

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American Studies

Shadowed Ground

Shadowed Ground

America's Landscapes of Violence and Tragedy

By Kenneth E. Foote

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Founding Finance

Founding Finance

How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a Nation

By William Hogeland

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Killer on the Road

Killer on the Road

Violence and the American Interstate

By Ginger Strand

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The CIA in Hollywood

The CIA in Hollywood

How the Agency Shapes Film and Television

By Tricia Jenkins

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Lowrider Space

Lowrider Space

Aesthetics and Politics of Mexican American Custom Cars

By Ben Chappell

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All-American Boy

All-American Boy

By Larzer Ziff

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Latina/o Studies

Apple Pie and Enchiladas

Apple Pie and Enchiladas

Latino Newcomers in the Rural Midwest

By Ann V. Millard and Jorge Chapa

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Lowrider Space

Lowrider Space

Aesthetics and Politics of Mexican American Custom Cars

By Ben Chappell

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Tomorrow We're All Going to the Harvest

Tomorrow We're All Going to the Harvest

Temporary Foreign Worker Programs and Neoliberal Political Economy

By Leigh Binford

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Estampas de la Raza

Estampas de la Raza

Contemporary Mexican American Prints from the Romo Collection

By Lyle Williams

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Mexican Women in American Factories

Mexican Women in American Factories

Free Trade and Exploitation on the Border

By Carolyn Tuttle

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Juan in a Hundred

Juan in a Hundred

The Representation of Latinos on Network News

By Otto Santa Ana

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Film, Media, and Popular Culture

Cinema and the Sandinistas

Cinema and the Sandinistas

Filmmaking in Revolutionary Nicaragua

By Jonathan Buchsbaum

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Coming Attractions

Coming Attractions

Reading American Movie Trailers

By Lisa Kernan

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The CIA in Hollywood

The CIA in Hollywood

How the Agency Shapes Film and Television

By Tricia Jenkins

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Film Genre Reader IV

Film Genre Reader IV

Edited by Barry Keith Grant

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