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  • It Starts with Trouble
  • The Best I Recall
  • Eli Reed
  • Texas Mexican Americans and Postwar Civil Rights
  • Picture Cave
  • Journey to Texas, 1833
  • The Photographs of Lewis Carroll
  • The Inka Empire
  • The Borderlands of Race
  • Dragonflies of Texas
  • Texas Lizards
  • Border Odyssey
  • The Last Civilized Place
  • The Architecture and Cities of Northern Mexico from Independence to the Present
  • Songs That Make the Road Dance
  • It%20Starts%20with%20Trouble

    It Starts with Trouble

    William Goyen and the Life of Writing

    By Clark Davis

    William Goyen was a writer of startling originality and deep artistic commitment whose work attracted an international audience and the... + More

  • The%20Best%20I%20Recall

    The Best I Recall

    A Memoir

    By Gary Cartwright

    Gary Cartwright is one of Texas’s legendary writers. In a career spanning nearly six decades, he has been a newspaper... + More

  • Eli%20Reed

    Eli Reed

    A Long Walk Home

    Photographs by Eli Reed with an introduction by Paul Theroux

    Award-winning documentary photographer Eli Reed’s “long walk” has been a journey that has taken him from a low-income housing project... + More

  • Texas%20Mexican%20Americans%20and%20Postwar%20Civil%20Rights

    Texas Mexican Americans and Postwar Civil Rights

    By Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez

    After World War II, Mexican American veterans returned home to lead the civil rights struggles of the fifties, sixties, and... + More

  • Picture%20Cave

    Picture Cave

    Unraveling the Mysteries of the Mississippian Cosmos

    Edited by Carol Diaz-Granados, James R. Duncan, and F. Kent Reilly III. Foreword by Patty Jo Watson. Photographs of Picture Cave by Alan Cressler

    A millennia ago, Native Americans entered the dark recesses of a cave in eastern Missouri and painted an astonishing array... + More

  • Journey%20to%20Texas,%201833%20

    Journey to Texas, 1833

    By Detlef Dunt. Translated by Anders Saustrup, edited and with an introduction by James C. Kearney and Geir Bentzen

    In 1834, a German immigrant to Texas, D. T. F. (Detlef Thomas Friedrich) Jordt, aka Detlef Dunt, published Reise nach... + More

  • The%20Photographs%20of%20Lewis%20Carroll

    The Photographs of Lewis Carroll

    A Catalogue Raisonné

    By Edward Wakeling

    Renowned for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) was also one of the most important amateur photographers... + More

  • The%20Inka%20Empire

    The Inka Empire

    A Multidisciplinary Approach

    Edited by Izumi Shimada

    Massive yet elegantly executed masonry architecture and andenes (agricultural terraces) set against majestic and seemingly boundless Andean landscapes, roads built... + More

  • The%20Borderlands%20of%20Race

    The Borderlands of Race

    Mexican Segregation in a South Texas Town

    By Jennifer Najera

    Throughout much of the twentieth century, Mexican Americans experienced segregation in many areas of public life, but the structure of... + 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

  • Texas%20Lizards

    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

  • Border%20Odyssey

    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%20Last%20Civilized%20Place

    The Last Civilized Place

    Sijilmasa and Its Saharan Destiny

    By Ronald A. Messier and James A. Miller

    Set along the Sahara’s edge, Sijilmasa was an African El Dorado, a legendary city of gold. But unlike El Dorado,... + More

  • The%20Architecture%20and%20Cities%20of%20Northern%20Mexico%20from%20Independence%20to%20the%20Present%20

    The Architecture and Cities of Northern Mexico from Independence to the Present

    By Edward R. Burian

    The states of Northern Mexico—Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, Coahuila, Chihuahua, Durango, Sonora, Sinaloa, and Baja California Norte and Sur—have architecture, urbanism,... + More

  • Songs%20That%20Make%20the%20Road%20Dance

    Songs That Make the Road Dance

    Courtship and Fertility Music of the Tz'utujil Maya

    By Linda O'Brien-Rothe

    An important and previously unexplored body of esoteric ritual songs of the Tz’utujil Maya of Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala, the “Songs... + 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

Gardens of New Spain

Gardens of New Spain

How Mediterranean Plants and Foods Changed America

By William W. Dunmire

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¡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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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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The Fight to Save Juárez

The Fight to Save Juárez

Life in the Heart of Mexico's Drug War

By Ricardo C. Ainslie

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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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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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