The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 103, July 1999 - April, 2000 Page: 252
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
by Eakin Press, this volume is available for $24.95 hardcover from P.O.
Box 90159, Austin, 78709-01o59, telephone 512/288-1771.
Historians of Arizona and the Greater Southwest will want to know
about the recently released writings of Lily Fremont, assembled and edit-
ed by Mary Lee Spence. The Arizona Diary of Lily Frdmont, 1878-1881
gives an intimate look into the life and reflections of an educated
woman recently arrived in the Arizona territory. She also provides infor-
mation about the life and administration of her father, territorial gover-
nor John C. Fremont. $35 cloth. Available from the University of
Arizona Press, 1230 North Park Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719.
Charles G. Anderson recently published his latest volume on Texas
History, Confederate General William R. "Dirty Neck Bill" Scurry, 1821-1864.
This biography documents Scurry's adversarial relationship with Sam
Houston, as well as Scurry's involvement in the Civil War and U.S.-
Mexico War. Contact the Deep Creek Book Company for ordering infor-
mation at 2903 Thirty Second Street, Snyder, 79549, or telephone
Falfurrias: Ed C. Lasater and the Development of South Texas, by Dale
Lasater, is an in-depth biography of a prominent Anglo rancher, busi-
nessman, and political figure in South Texas. Falfurrias tells the tale of
Lasater's purchase of his land after a sheriff's sale of a cash-poor
Mexican settler's land over missed back taxes, his experiences with the
turbulent market forces of turn-of-the-century ranching, and continued
trials leading into the period of the First World War. Contact Texas
A&M University press at the address listed below.
Doniphan's Expedition, by John Taylor Hughes, is a primary document
recorded by a participant in the United States-Mexico War. Hughes
describes his experiences in the volunteer regiment that took Santa Fe,
recording in detail his thoughts and feelings as a combatant in this con-
flicted region. Later killed while serving as a colonel in the Confederate
Army, Hughes recorded valuable information and can provide cultural
historians with ample detail for analysis of contemporary Anglo thought
and habits during the American invasion of Mexico. You can read about
it for yourself by contacting Texas A&M University Press at telephone
800/826-8911, fax 409/847-8752, or e-mail MLC@tampress.tamu.edu,
or visit the website at www.tamu.edu/upress/.
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