The Alliance for Texas History

We are pleased to exhibit at the inaugural Texas History in the 21st Century symposium hosted by the Alliance for Texas History in Fort Worth from April 26 – April 27, 2024, and offer a discount on all of our new and award-winning books on Texas history, politics, border studies and more. Browse our list of new and recent titles, chat with our editors, and enjoy a great discount!

Apply the discount code UTXATXH during checkout to receive 30% off the full list price of any book for domestic orders, plus free domestic shipping. Offer valid through May 31, 2024. Free standard U.S. domestic shipping is included. Browse our Alliance for Texas History featured books below!

Below is a schedule of our authors presenting their work:

PanelTime
Sam Haynes, Writing Against the Master Narrative4/27 9:15 AM
Sonia Hernández, Max Krochmal, Wesley Phelps, Diverse Histories of Texas: State of the Field4/27 11:00 AM
Sarah McGavick (UT Press Editor), Getting Out the Word: Uses of Texas History4/27 2:00 PM
Walter L. Bruenger, A Salute to Walter L. Buenger4/27 3:30 PM

Chuco Punk

Sonic Insurgency in El Paso

Tara López

$21.95

Juneteenth Rodeo

Sarah Bird, Demetrius Pearson

$45.00

William Hanson and the Texas-Mexico Border

Violence, Corruption, and the Making of the Gatekeeper State

John Weber

$45.00

Rick Perry

A Political Life

Brandon Rottinghaus

$35.00

Home, Heat, Money, God

Texas and Modern Architecture

Kathryn E. O'Rourke, Ben Koush

$45.00

Loose of Earth

A Memoir

Kathleen Dorothy Blackburn

$26.95

Conditionally Accepted

Navigating Higher Education from the Margins

Eric Joy Denise, Bertin M. Louis Jr.

$34.95

Houston and the Permanence of Segregation

An Afropessimist Approach to Urban History

David Ponton III

$45.00

Friedrichsburg

A Novel

Friedrich Armand Strubberg, James C. Kearney

$24.95

Unheard Witness

The Life and Death of Kathy Leissner Whitman

Jo Scott-Coe

$27.95

A Curious Mix of People

The Underground Scene of '90s Austin

Greg Beets, Richard Whymark

$27.95

The Sports Revolution

How Texas Changed the Culture of American Athletics

Frank Andre Guridy

$23.95

A Single Star and Bloody Knuckles

A History of Politics and Race in Texas

Bill Minutaglio

$23.95

Reverberations of Racial Violence

Critical Reflections on the History of the Border

Sonia Hernández, John Morán González

$34.95

Pastures of the Empty Page

Fellow Writers on the Life and Legacy of Larry McMurtry

George Getschow

$29.95

Astros and Asterisks

Houston's Sign-Stealing Scandal Explained

Jonathan Silverman

$26.95

The Mexican American Experience in Texas

Citizenship, Segregation, and the Struggle for Equality

Martha Menchaca

$23.95

The Thirty-first of March

An Intimate Portrait of Lyndon Johnson

Horace Busby

$19.95

Managed Migrations

Growers, Farmworkers, and Border Enforcement in the Twentieth Century

Cristina Salinas

$29.95

Texas Lithographs

A Century of History in Images

Ron Tyler

$60.00

Before Lawrence v. Texas

The Making of a Queer Social Movement

Wesley G. Phelps

$45.00

Reading, Writing, and Revolution

Escuelitas and the Emergence of a Mexican American Identity in Texas

Philis Barragán Goetz

$29.95

Apostles of Change

Latino Radical Politics, Church Occupations, and the Fight to Save the Barrio

Felipe Hinojosa

$29.95

Hope and Hard Truth

A Life in Texas Politics

Mary Beth Rogers

$26.95

More City than Water

A Houston Flood Atlas

Lacy M. Johnson, Cheryl Beckett

$39.95

Last Gangster in Austin

Frank Smith, Ronnie Earle, and the End of a Junkyard Mafia

Jesse Sublett

$21.95

Border Land, Border Water

A History of Construction on the US-Mexico Divide

C. J. Alvarez

$32.95

Abecedario de Juárez

An Illustrated Lexicon

Julián Cardona, Alice Leora Briggs

$35.00

Agent of Change

Adela Sloss-Vento, Mexican American Civil Rights Activist and Texas Feminist

Cynthia E. Orozco

$29.95

Barbara Jordan

Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder

Max Sherman

$24.95

Downtown Juárez

Underworlds of Violence and Abuse

Howard Campbell

$32.95

Civil Rights in Black and Brown

Histories of Resistance and Struggle in Texas

Max Krochmal, Todd Moye

$35.00

No Color Is My Kind

Eldrewey Stearns and the Desegregation of Houston

Thomas R. Cole

$32.95

Reverberations of Racial Violence

Critical Reflections on the History of the Border

Sonia Hernández, John Morán González

$45.00

A Single Star and Bloody Knuckles

A History of Politics and Race in Texas

Bill Minutaglio

$29.95

The Sports Revolution

How Texas Changed the Culture of American Athletics

Frank Andre Guridy

$29.95

Violence in the Hill Country

The Texas Frontier in the Civil War Era

Nicholas Keefauver Roland

$45.00

Borderlands Curanderos

The Worlds of Santa Teresa Urrea and Don Pedrito Jaramillo

Jennifer Koshatka Seman

$34.95

Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back

Dilemmas of the Modern Fan

Jessica Luther, Kavitha Davidson

$26.95

Texas Place Names

Edward Callary, Jean K. Callary

$35.00

Improbable Metropolis

Houston's Architectural and Urban History

Barrie Scardino Bradley

$45.00

Border Policing

A History of Enforcement and Evasion in North America

Holly M. Karibo, George T. Díaz

$45.00

Big Wonderful Thing

A History of Texas

Stephen Harrigan

$35.00

Marfa

The Transformation of a West Texas Town

Kathleen Shafer

$17.95

Chicana Movidas

New Narratives of Activism and Feminism in the Movement Era

Dionne Espinoza, María Eugenia Cotera, Maylei Blackwell

$37.95

As We Saw It

The Story of Integration at the University of Texas at Austin

Gregory J. Vincent, Virginia A. Cumberbatch, Leslie A. Blair

$26.95

Speaker Jim Wright

Power, Scandal, and the Birth of Modern Politics

J. Brooks Flippen

$35.00

Progressive Country

How the 1970s Transformed the Texan in Popular Culture

Jason Mellard

$28.95

Let the People In

The Life and Times of Ann Richards

Jan Reid

$16.95

Writing the Story of Texas

Patrick L. Cox, Kenneth E. Hendrickson Jr.

$34.95

The Laws of Slavery in Texas

Historical Documents and Essays

Randolph B. Campbell, William S. Pugsley, Marilyn P. Duncan

$19.95

Texian Iliad

A Military History of the Texas Revolution, 1835-1836

Stephen L. Hardin, Gary S. Zaboly

$29.95