The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 83, July 1979 - April, 1980 Page: 243
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AND OTHER WRITINGS OF A GERMAN PIONEER IN TEXAS
By Hermann Seele
Translated by Edward C. Breitenkamp
Hermann Seele's personal record of the Germans in Texas portrays their
evolution from struggling colonists to prosperous citizens. From the viewpoint
of an imaginative pioneer, he gives us a history of German settlement in
Texas as well as a number of autobiographical writings. Included is his
romantic novel The Cypress, a delightful though improbable tale of a travel-
ing botanist, a chieftain's daughter, and a savage Indian cult.
208 pages, 9 line drawings, $12.95
German Artist on the Texas Frontier
FRIEDRICH RICHARD PETRI
By William W. Newcomb, Jr.
"... an excellent blend of biography and cultural history... Petri's discern-
ing works are important both as art and as documentation of a vanished
way of life." -Dallas Morning News
258 pages, 35 color and 102 b&w plates, $19.95
Republicanism in Reconstruction Texas
By Carl H. Moneyhon
This extensively researched volume traces the rise of Texas Republicanism
during the years 1865-1874, exploring the party's social program-including
enfranchisement for blacks and public education for all-and its eventual
defeat by agrarian interests. A fascinating section is devoted to the secret,
mainly black, Union League.
320 pages, 8 b&w photos, 7 maps, $19.95
Reconstruction to Reform
TEXAS POLITICS, 1876-1906
By Alwyn Barr
"Alwyn Barr unravels Texas politics from the conservative constitution of
1876 through to the Terrell election law and the progressive Democratic
upsurge in 1905-1906 .... a useful and welcome contribution."
-Journal of Southern History
329 pages, 32 b&w photos, 5 line drawings, 2 maps, $12.50
University of Texas Press
POST OFFICE BOX 7819 AUSTIN, TEXAS 78712
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 83, July 1979 - April, 1980, periodical, 1979/1980; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101207/m1/243/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.