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THE DAWN AT MY BACK * MEMOIR OF A BLACK TEXAS UPBRINGING
BY CARROLL PARROTT BLUE
In this innovative memoir, filmmaker Blue turns her lens on her mother's and her own
lives as African American women in the segregated South before and during the Civil
Rights era. Sweeping across the whole twentieth century, this mother-daughter story
ultimately becomes a seething American history, the story of a growing African American
Constructs Series; H. Randolph Swearer, Robert Mugerauer, and Vivian Sobchack, Editors
25o b&w llus., *29.95 cloth, special edition (book with DVD-ROM) 560 oo, DVD-ROM alone $49.95
DOWN IN HOUSTON * BAYOU CITY BLUES
BY ROGER WOOD * PHOTOGRAPHS BY JAMES FRAHER
"Down in Houston is a treasury of interviews, photographs, observations, and revelations; a rich
book about a rich city. This book beautifully depicts a wealth of Houston traditions which, though
neither hidden nor secret, remain unknown to most of the city's people."
-Mack McCormick, cultural historian
Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture
120 duotone photos, s34 95 cloth
"WE'RE THE LIGHT CRUST DOUGHBOYS FROM BURRUS MILL"
AN ORAL HISTORY * BY JEAN A. BOYD
Arguably the quintessential Texas band, the Light Crust Doughboys are one of the most
long-lived and musically versatile bands in America. This book draws on the memories of
Marvin "Smokey" Montgomery and other longtime band members and supporters to tell
the Light Crust Doughboys story from the band's founding in 1931 through the year
27 b&w photos, ar8 95 paper, $4o oo cloth
TEXAS CEMETERIES * THE RESTING PLACES OF FAMOUS, INFAMOUS,
AND JUST PLAIN INTERESTING TEXANS * BY BILL HARVEY
Listing and describing cemeteries from every era and all regions of the state, Harvey
recounts the histories of the famous, infamous, and just plain interesting Texans buried
there who made important contributions to the state in the arts, sports, business, military
service, politics-truly every area of communal life.
Clhfon and Shirley Caldwell Texas Heritage Series
60o b&w photos, $22 95 paper, s6o oo cloth
THE FRENCH IN TEXAS * HISTORY, MIGRATION, CULTURE
EDITED BY FRANgOIS LAGARDE
"This book ranks as the best overall study of the French experience in Texas ever assembled. It
will be useful to both specialists and general readers curious about the many French accomplish-
ments and failures in Texas." -Jack Jackson, editor of Texas by Terdn: The Diary Kept
by General Manuel de Mier y Terdn on His 1828Inspection of Texas
Focus onAmerican History SeriesCenterforAmerican History, University ofTexas atAustin
Edited by Don Carleton, Fundmgprov:ded in part by Essilor ofAmerica
z4 color and 6 b&w sllus, s24 95 paper, SS oo cloth
LAS TEJANAS * 300 YEARS OF HISTORY
BY TERESA PALOMO ACOSTA AND RUTHE WINEGARTEN
"No other works which combine so much material on Hispanic women have been published in the
past, and l know of none in the offing. ... This will be an excellent sourcebook for anyone
interested in the many Tejanas who overcame adversity to succeed as businesswomen, profession-
als, educators, and politicians."
-Carolina Castillo Crimm, Associate Professor of History, Sam Houston State University
Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas Hutory, Life, and Culture
r43 b&w photos, s22 9spaper, $45.00 cloth
Browse our complete Texana catalog online at www.utexas.edu/utpress/subjects/tex.html
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