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fected the cultural imate of Texas cities
draws on interviews with Johnson, his col
and patrons to discover why Johnson has
best work in the Lone Star State.
318 pp., duotone photos, line drawings
An Album in Words and Pictures
Edited by Juan Tejeda and Avelardo Valdez
The largest conjunto festival in the world is the
Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio,founded
in 1982.iPuro Conjunto! is a wide-ranging collection
of writings taken from the festival's program
magazine, Tonantzin. Their subjects include the history
of conjunto music, its signature instruments,
the social context and functions of conjunto, and
personal histories of conjunto music giants.
CMAS Coleccion Cultura
Distributed for the Guadalupe CulturalArts Center,
San Antonio, and the Center forMexican American
Studies, University of Texas at Austin
328 pp., color and b&w illus.
$19.95 paperback, $35.00 hardcover
and Natural History
By John E. Werler and James R. Dixon
Drawings by Regina Levoy
Recognizing the public's need for a complete guide
to identifying and understanding Texas' snakes,
two of the state's most respected herpetologists
have joined forces to create this definitive reference
to all 109 species and subspecies.The species
accounts describe each snake's appearance, lookalikes,
size, habitat, behavior, feeding, and reproduction.To
aid field identification, color photos, line
drawings, and accurate range maps are also
519 pp., 208 color photos, 70 b&w drawings, 111 maps
By the Texas Center for Policy Studies
Compiled by Mary Sanger and Cyrus Reed
This almanac provides crucial and comprehensive information
on Texas' land, air, water, energy use, and
waste generation gathered from a wide range of state
and federal agencies, environmental organizations,
and historical and scientific reference sources. Extensively
updated since the first edition, it addresses such
key issues as the quantity and quality of the state's environmental
resources, present rates of consumption,
and future levels of demand.
397 pp., charts, graphs, tables, and maps
Forthcoming in August 2000
The Educator's Guide to Texas
By Frank Kemerer and Jim Walsh
Now revised to include legislative and judicial developments
through the spring of 2000, the Fifth Edition of
The Educator's Guide provides the most current, comprehensive
source on Texas education law available.
The authors have extensively updated all the chapters
and added much new information, especially in the
areas of employee drug testing, contract termination
decisions issued by the certified hearing examiners,
the Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and legal
issues involving the Internet.
$19.95 paperback, $40.00 hardcover
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS V
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