The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 100, July 1996 - April, 1997 Page: 172
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Germans and Texans
Commerce, Migration, and Culture in the Days of the Lone Star Republic
BY WLER STRVIE
During the brief history of the Republic of'l xas, over 10,000 Germans emigrated
to 'lIxas. Struve explores how the similarities in social, economic, and cultural
conditions in Germany and the Republic of'lexas encouraged German emigra-
tion and allowed some immigrants to prosper in their new home. Illustrated.
$18.95 paperback, $40.00 hardcover
U The Story of Big Bend National Park
As one of the United States' most remote and spectacular
national parks, Big Bend comprises some 800,000 acres and
draws over 300,000 visitors each year. Jameson offers a com-
prehensive, highly readable history of the park's develop-
ment from before its founding in 1944 up to the present.
Along the way, he paints colorful portraits of many individ-
uals, from local residents to park rangers to Lady Bird
Johnson, whose 1966 float trip down the Rio Crande
brought the park to national attention. With 52 b&w photos.
$12.95 paperback, $35.00 hardcover
Endangered and Threatened Animals of Texas
Their Life History and Management
A comprehensive description of each animal listed as endangered or threat-
ened, its habitat and life history, in addition to the reasons for its decline, recovery
efforts, and resources for more information and public involvement. With
165 color photos, 26 maps and illustrations.
Learn about Texas Indians
BY Et .8ZAtPPEt ILLUSTRATE BY ELENA T iVY
An entertaining and educational activity book for
children from six to twelve. In additon to the many
drawings and fun-filled games, the book includes a
17" by 22" coloring poster perfect for home or class-
room display. Illustrated.
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS
Box 7819 Austin,'IX 78713
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 100, July 1996 - April, 1997, periodical, 1997; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101218/m1/172/: accessed August 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.