Charles N. Prothro Texana Series

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  1. The Best I Recall
    Gary Cartwright is one of Texas's legendary writers. In a career spanning nearly six decades, he has been a newspaper reporter, Senior Editor of Texas Monthly, and author of several acclaimed books, including Blood Will Tell,... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2015
    Hardback | £22.99
  2. Writing the Story of Texas
    The history of the Lone Star state is a narrative dominated by larger-than-life personalities and often-contentious legends, presenting interesting challenges for historians. Perhaps for this reason, Texas has produced a cadre... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2013
    Hardback | £28.99
  3. The Great Texas Stamp Collection
    Among the many difficulties the newly formed Confederate States of America endured in the summer of 1861 was the failure of its post office department to provide sufficient numbers of that item most crucial to its service: the... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2012
    Hardback | £22.99
  4. Lone Stars III
    From frontier times in the Republic of Texas until today, Texans have been making gorgeous quilts. Karoline Patterson Bresenhan and Nancy O'Bryant Puentes documented the first 150 years of the state's rich heritage of quilt art... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2011
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  5. State of Minds
    John Steinbeck once famously wrote that "Texas is a state of mind." For those who know it well, however, the Lone Star State is more than one mind-set, more than a collection of clichés, more than a static stereotype. There... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2011
    Hardback | £24.99
  6. Home Field
    "The promise of an empty football field is an irresistible force for those who understand and revere the game," Jeff Wilson observes. Drawn by the sense of possibility and nostalgia inherent in every stadium, Wilson traveled the... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2010
    Hardback | £34.00
  7. The Wrecking of La Salle's Ship Aimable and the Trial of Claude Aigron
    When Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle, landed on the Texas coast in 1685, bent on founding a French colony, his enterprise was doomed to failure. Not only was he hundreds of miles from his intended landfall—the mouth of the... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2010
    Paperback | £16.99
  8. J. Frank Dobie
    The first Texas-based writer to gain national attention, J. Frank Dobie proved that authentic writing springs easily from the native soil of Texas and the Southwest. In best-selling books such as Tales of Old-Time Texas, Coronado's... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2009
    Hardback | £20.99