Basic Texas Books: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library

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Annotated bibliography of 224 books about Texas history prior to 1940, including bibliographic details and critical discussion points for each, such as the author's opinions, the opinions of other critics, background on the author and writing of the book, strengths and weaknesses of the text, representative quotations, and references to other books. It also contains an appendix of additional bibliographies to Texas history. Index starts on page 617.

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xii, 648 p. : ill.

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Jenkins, John Holmes 1988.

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Texas State Historical Association

The Texas State Historical Association features its publications The Southwestern Historical Quarterly (1897-2004) and the Texas Almanac (1857-2004). Organized in Austin on March 2, 1897, the Texas State Historical Association is the oldest learned society in the state. Its mission is to "foster the appreciation, understanding, and teaching of the rich and unique history of Texas and, by example and through programs and activities, encourage and promote research, preservation, and publication of historical material affecting the state of Texas."

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Annotated bibliography of 224 books about Texas history prior to 1940, including bibliographic details and critical discussion points for each, such as the author's opinions, the opinions of other critics, background on the author and writing of the book, strengths and weaknesses of the text, representative quotations, and references to other books. It also contains an appendix of additional bibliographies to Texas history. Index starts on page 617.

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xii, 648 p. : ill.

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"Revised Edition."

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  • OCLC: 16523651 | External Link
  • ISBN: 0876110863
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 87-22899
  • Accession or Local Control No: TSHA_0062
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1409918 | External Link
  • Call Number: Z1339.J39 1988
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth296838

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Texas State Historical Association Monographs

The Texas State Historical Association is the state’s longest-running publisher of books on Texas history, having published its first volume in 1917. Through the years, TSHA has established a reputation as a publisher of high-quality, award-winning books on a wide variety of topics, including exploration, biography, architecture, historic sites, high school football, labor unions, and suburbanization. All lovers of Texas's rich pasts will find something to enjoy among TSHA's books.

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Jenkins, John Holmes. Basic Texas Books: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library, book, 1988; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth296838/: accessed August 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.