The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 104, July 2000 - April, 2001 Page: 564
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Places in the World a Person
Family, Stories, Home, and Place in
the Texas Hill Country
By David Syring
This beautifully written book explores what the Hill
Country has meant as a homeplace to the author, his
family, and longtime residents of the area, as well as to
newcomers. Syring tells the stories of his family and of
the German-American community around Fredericks-
burg to illuminate what it means to belong to a place
and why the Texas Hill Country has become the spiri-
tual, if not actual, home of many people.
$18.95 paper, $40.00 cloth
Telling Stories, Writing Songs
An Album of Texas Songwriters
By Kathleen Hudson
Foreword by Sam Phillips
Introduction by B.B. King
Willie Nelson, Joe Ely, Marcia Ball,Tish Hinojosa,
Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lyle Lovett ... the list of popular
songwriters from Texas goes on and on. In this collec
tion of thirty-four interviews with these and other
songwriters, Hudson pursues the stories behind the
songs, letting the singers' own words describe where
their songs come from and how the diverse, eclectic
cultures, landscapes, and musical traditions of Texas
inspire the creative process.
$19.95 paper, $39.95 cloth
Prehistory of the Rustler Hills
By Donny L. Hamilton
With contributions by John R. Bratten,
David L. Carlson, John E. Dockall,
Cristi Assad Hunter, and Harry J.Shafer
This book offers detailed insights into the lifeways of
the nomadic hunters and gatherers who occupied the
Northeastern Trans-Pecos from around AD 200 to 1450.
Through a comprehensive description and analysis of
the archaeological remains excavated at Granado Cave
in 1978, it reconstructs the subsistence patterns and
burial practices of these prehistoric peoples and places
iheir occupation of the region in a wider temporal and
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By Keith Carter
Introduction by John Wood
This volume collects 75 duotone photographs of horses
and riders, most of them never before published, by
the internationally acclaimed photographer from
Beaumont. Haunting in their mystery and beauty,
Keith Carter's horses fill the frame like spirits in a
dream-but without ever ceasing to be real horses.
Wittliff Gallery of South western and Mexican
Photography Series, Bill Wittliff, Editor
11 x 11 in., 168 pp.,75 duotone photos
A History of Photography in Mexico
By Olivier Debroise
Translated and Revised in Collaboration
with the Author by Stella de Sa Rego
This is the first comprehensive survey of Mexican pho-
tography from the advent of the daguerreotype to the
present.The book is organized both chronologically
and thematically,allowing viewer/readers to follow
the evolution of major photographic genres and styles.
It also examines the role of photography in the devel-
opment of modern Mexico and the influence of promi-
nent foreign photographers such as Edward Weston,
Tina Modotti,and Henri Cartier-Bresson.
9 x 12 in., 344 pp., 143 duotone photos
A Practical Guide
By Tracy Novinger
For anyone who communicates across cultural bound-
aries, here is an authoritative, practical guide for deci-
phering and following the unspoken cultural rules that
govern personal interactions. It particularly focuses on
how these rules apply to the communication issues
between the United States and Mexico.
$16.95 paper, $35.00 cloth
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