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The Story of Big Bend
BY JOHN JAMESON
As one of the United States' most
remote and spectacular national
parks, Big Bend comprises some
800,000 acres and draws over
300,000 visitors each year.
Jameson offers a comprehensive, highly readable
history of the parks development from before its
founding in 1944 up to the present. Along the
way, he paints colorful portraits of many individuals,
from local residents to park rangers to visitors.
With 52 b&w photos.
$12.95 paperback, $35.00 hardcover
Germans and Texans
Commerce, Migration, and Culture
in the Days of the Lone Star Republic
BY WALTER STRUVE
During the brief history of the Republic of Texas,
over 10,000 Germans emigrated to Texas.
Struve explores how the similarities in social,
economic, and cultural
conditions in Germany
and the Republic of
and allowed some
immigrants to prosper
in their new home.
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Now in a new format
A Guide to
BY HELEN SIMONS AND
CATHRYN A. HOYT
"A fine book, and the recognition
it accords to the Texas SpanishMexican
heritage is long overdue
... an excellent reference to have
around the house or office. And if
you are traveling in Texas, don't leave
home without it."
- Gilberto M. Hinojosa, Cite
Illustrated. $19.95 paperback
Black Texas Women
BY RUTHE WINEGARTEN
Like a time capsule of black women's history, this
companion to the award-winning Black Texas
Women: 150 Years of Trial and Triumph includes
important historical documents, a biographical
section highlighting the lives of women from various
walks of life, and a timeline beginning in
1777 and reaching to 1995. With 35 b&w photos.
$24.95 paperback, $55.00 hardcover
I Am Annie Mae
An Extraordinary Black Texas Woman
in Her Own Words
BY ANNIE MAE-HUNT AND RUTHE WINEGARTEN
Told in her own words, here is the story of a survivor
who grew up in a time and place where
African Americans, although legally free, lived in
circumstances that had changed little since the
days of slavery. A proud and stirring account.
AN EXTRAORDINARI _
Back in print by popular demand
The Web of Life in Africa
BY JOHN BIGGERS
FOREWARD BY BARBARA JORDAN
"... Ananse became a means by which African
Americans learned about, and took pride in, their
heritage and armed themselves for cultural battle.
... Arriving like a magnificent and unexpected
gift, [it] helped elevate the collective black conciousness
to a new and higher level of selfawareness."
-Alvia J. Wardlaw, from The Art of
John Biggers: View from the Upper Room
With 89 b&w illustrations. $24.95 paperback
Distributed for Texas Parks and Wildlife Press
Learn about Texas Indians
BY GEORG ZAPPLER
ILLUSTRATED BY ELENA T. IVY
An entertaining and educational activity book for
children from six to twelve. In addition to the
many drawings and
funm-filled games, the Lea about<. .AEA
book also includes a J
17" by 22"coloring
poster perfect for
home or classroom
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