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REMEMBERING THE ALAMO
MEMORY, MODERNITY, AND THE MASTER SYMBOL
BY RICHARD R. FLORES
This probing book examines how the Alamo's transformation into an American
cultural icon helped to shape social, economic, and political relations between Anglos
and Mexican Texans from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries.
Centerfor Mexican American Studies History, Culture, and Society Series sr7.9spaper, $40.00 cloth
THE LAST BATTLE OF THE CIVIL WAR
BY JEFFREY WM HUNT
Hunt draws in previously unstudied letters and court martial records to offer a full
and accurate account of the battle of Palmetto Ranch (May 12-13, 1865), which
resulted in a surprising Confederate victory more than a month after Robert E.
Lee's surrender in Virginia.
Clifton and Shirley Caldwell Texas Heritage Series $22.95 pape; s6o.oo cloth
PRE-REVOLUTIONARY TEXAS NEWSPAPERS, 1829-1836
BY CAROL LEA CLARK
Contained in early newspapers are the images that continue to define our percep-
tion of Texas. Clark delves into how the early settlers and the publishers of the
papers "wrote Texas" into existence.
Southwestern Studies Series * Distributed for Texas Western Press sr8. oo paper
A revised edition of Pioneer Texas Buildings
GEOMETRY IN ARCHITECTURE
TEXAS BUILDINGS YESTERDAY AND TODAY
BY CLOVIS HEIMSATH - FOREWORD TO THE ORIGINAL EDITION BY LOUIS
I. KAHN " ORIGINAL EDITION PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARYANN HEIMSATH *
REVISED EDITION PHOTOGRAPHY COORDINATED BY LISA HARDAWAY
This book juxtaposes historic Texas structures with works by thirty-six contempo-
rary architects who are inspired by the pioneer tradition. It shows how seamlessly
the basic geometries used in architecture translate from one era to another, produc-
ing timeless architectural designs.
,i THE PURPLE MARTIN
BY ROBIN DOUGHTY AND ROB FERGUS
"This book is a convenient, one-stop source for scads of martin information ... "
-William J. Graber III, past vice president, American Birding Association,
and past president, Texas Ornithological Society and The Nature Conservancy of Texas
The CorrieHerringHooksSeries s19.95cloth
THE BEHAVIOR OF TEXAS BIRDS
BY KENT RYLANDER
Covering more than 400 species of Texas birds, this book describes such common be-
haviors as feeding, courtship, and parenting, as well as any species-specific behaviors.
The CorrieHerringHooks Series 26.95 paper, 60o.oo cloth
WILDFLOWERS AND OTHER PLANTS
OF TEXAS BEACHES AND ISLANDS
BY ALFRED RICHARDSON
This handy field guide will aid you in identifying some 275 common and/or note-
worthy flowering plants of the Texas beaches and islands from the Rio Grande to
the Louisiana border.
Gorgas Science Foundatiuon, Inc., Treasures ofNature Series s29.g pape; s6 h. oo cloth
Browse our complete Texana catalog online at www. utexas. edu/utpress/subjects/tex. html
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