Barker Texas History Center Series

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  1. The Prisoners of Perote
    In late 1842, Private William Preston Stapp and about three hundred other citizens of the Republic of Texas took it upon themselves to invade Mexico. They intended to retaliate for a recent Mexican attack on San Antonio and to... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2012
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. Ella Elgar Bird Dumont
    A crack shot, expert skinner and tanner, seamstress, sculptor, and later writer—a list that only hints at her intelligence and abilities—Ella Elgar Bird Dumont was one of those remarkable women who helped tame the Texas frontier.... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2011
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. The Evolution of a State, or, Recollections of Old Texas Days
    "I was but a boy in my nineteenth year, and in for adventure when I started out from Hopkinsville, Kentucky, with all my worldly possessions, consisting of a few dollars in money, a change of clothes, and a gun, of course, to... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1983
    Paperback | £22.99
  4. Coronado's Children
    Written in 1930, Coronado's Children was one of J. Frank Dobie's first books, and the one that helped gain him national prominence as a folklorist. In it, he recounts the tales and legends of those hardy souls who searched for... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1979
    Paperback | £13.99
  5. The Wind
    The Wind stirred up a fury among Texas readers when it was first published in 1925.This is the story of Letty, a delicate girl who is forced to move from lush Virginia to desolate West Texas. The numbing blizzards, the howling... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1979
    Paperback | £28.99
  6. A Journey through Texas; or, a Saddle-Trip on the Southwestern Frontier
    Early in the year 1854 Frederick Law Olmsted, a young New England journalist, crossed the Louisiana border and set off on horseback into the teeth of the Texas winter. In A Journey through Texas he recounts his travels along the... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1978
    Paperback | £43.00