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  1. Stages of Struggle and Celebration
    From plantation performances to minstrel shows of the late nineteenth century, the roots of black theatre in Texas reflect the history of a state where black Texans have continually created powerful cultural emblems that defy... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2016
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  2. Recollections of a Tejano Life
    San Antonio native, military veteran, merchant, and mayor pro tem José Antonio Menchaca (1800–1879) was one of only a few Tejano leaders to leave behind an extensive manuscript of recollections. Portions of the document were... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2014
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  3. Red State
    In November 1960, the Democratic party dominated Texas. The newly elected vice president, Lyndon Johnson, was a Texan. Democrats held all thirty statewide elective positions. The state legislature had 181 Democrats and no Republicans... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2014
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  4. Américo Paredes
    Several biographies of Américo Paredes have been published over the last decade, yet they generally overlook the paradoxical nature of his life's work. Embarking on an in-depth, critical exploration of the significant body of... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2013
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  5. The Informal and Underground Economy of the South Texas Border
    Much has been debated about the presence of undocumented workers along the South Texas border, but these debates often overlook the more complete dimension: the region's longstanding, undocumented economies as a whole. Borderlands... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2013
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  6. The Eye of the Mammoth
    In four decades of writing for magazines ranging from Texas Monthly to the Atlantic, American History, and Travel Holiday, Stephen Harrigan has established himself as one of America’s most thoughtful writers. In this career-spanning... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2013
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  7. From the Republic of the Rio Grande
    The Republic of the Rio Grande had a brief and tenuous existence (1838–1840) before most of it was reabsorbed by Mexico and the remainder annexed by the United States, yet this region that straddles the Rio Grande has retained... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2013
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  8. The Governor's Hounds
    In the tumultuous years following the Civil War, violence and lawlessness plagued the state of Texas, often overwhelming the ability of local law enforcement to maintain order. In response, Reconstruction-era governor Edmund J.... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2012
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  9. Sancho's Journal
    How do people acquire political consciousness, and how does that consciousness transform their behavior? This question launched the scholarly career of David Montejano, whose masterful explorations of the Mexican American experience... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2012
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  10. Friedrichsburg
    Winner, Summerfield G. Roberts Award for a Work of Creative Writing, Sons of the Texas Republic, 2013Founded in 1846, Fredericksburg, Texas, was established by German noblemen who enticed thousands of their compatriots to flee... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2012
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  11. The Trials of Eroy Brown
    In April 1981, two white Texas prison officials died at the hands of a black inmate at the Ellis prison farm near Huntsville. Warden Wallace Pack and farm manager Billy Moore were the highest-ranking Texas prison officials ever... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2011
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  12. We Were Not Orphans
    "We were not orphans. Our parents were living; they just couldn't take care of us." This poignant remark captures the heartbreaking reality faced by thousands of Texas children from the 1920s through the 1970s. The Waco State... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2011
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  13. The Austin Chronicle Music Anthology
    "Music saturates the city of Austin, always has, and likely always will," observes Louis Black, the founding editor of the renowned alternative newspaper, The Austin Chronicle. Music is more than simply the sound track of Austin,... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2011
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