Miles And Miles Of Texas

Author: Carol Dawson
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 1623494575
Size: 19.52 MB
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Sure to interest history enthusiasts and casual readers alike, decades of progress and turmoil, development and disaster, and politics and corruption come together once more in these pages, which tell the remarkable story of an ...

Blue Texas

Author: Max Krochmal
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9781469626758
Size: 26.94 MB
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This book is about the other Texas, not the state known for its cowboy conservatism, but a mid-twentieth-century hotbed of community organizing, liberal politics, and civil rights activism.

Why Stop

Author: Betty Dooley Awbrey
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
ISBN: 1589797906
Size: 15.87 MB
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This guide to more than 2,500 Texas roadside markers features historical events; famous and infamous Texans; origins of towns, churches, and organizations; battles, skirmishes, and gunfights; and settlers, pioneers, Indians, and outlaws.

On Texas Backroads

Author: Carlton Stowers
ISBN: 9780997370621
Size: 47.92 MB
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Collection of Texas stories by veteran Texas author and journalist Carlton Stowers.


Author: Larry McMurtry
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439129012
Size: 39.59 MB
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I began my life beside it and I want to drift down the entire length of it before I end this book." In Roads, McMurtry embarks on a cross-country trip where his route is also his destination.

Springs Of Texas

Author: Gunnar M. Brune
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781585441969
Size: 10.22 MB
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This text explores the natural history of Texas and more than 2900 springs in 183 Texas counties.

Kingbird Highway

Author: Kenn Kaufman
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 9780547349442
Size: 55.68 MB
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Kingbird Highway is a unique coming-of-age story, combining a lyrical celebration of nature with wild, and sometimes dangerous, adventures, starring a colorful cast of characters.

The Texanist

Author: David Courtney
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 1477312978
Size: 70.31 MB
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A collection of Courtney's columns from the Texas Monthly, curing the curious, exorcizing bedevilment, and orienting the disoriented, advising "on such things as: Is it wrong to wear your football team's jersey to church?

From Uncertain To Blue

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
Size: 47.69 MB
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A collection of photographs reflects life and scenes in small communities of Texas

100 Years Of Science And Technology In Texas

Author: Leo J. Klosterman
Publisher: Rice Univ Pr
Size: 46.40 MB
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more than $1 14 billion, the Interstate program boosted the national economy
and brought great benefits to the Southwest where imposing distances separated
town and cities; Texas has more interstate highway mileage than any other state (
3,21 5 miles). By 1980 the Texas Highway Department maintained over 70,000
miles of paved roads and thousands of bridges, and annually expended more
than $1.5 billion on repairs and new construction. Building methods and
materials ...