Heritage, Volume 10, Number 3, Summer 1992 Page: 2
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NEW AND NOTEWORTHY
THE FREEDMEN'S BUREAU
AND BLACK TEXANS
By Barry A. Crouch
Established in 1865 to help newly emancipated
blacks make the transition from
slavery to freedom, the Freedmen's Bureau is
considered the first social welfare agency in
American history. Barry Crouch offers a
revisionist view of the Freedmen's Bureau in
$24.95 cloth ISBN 0-292-72475-6
Now in paperback
WEST OF THE RIVER
By Stephen B. Oates
In an engaging narrative style, Oates
illuminates a little-known theater of the
Civil War-the cavalry of the TransMississippi
West-a region that included
Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, the Indian
Territory, and part of Louisiana.
$12.95 ISBN 0-292-71152-2
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA
Gateway to Spanish Texas
By Robert S. Weddle
1991 T. R. Fehrenbach Book Award
WILLIAM WAYNE JUSTICE
A Judicial Biography
By Frank R. Kemerer
"This exhaustive, compelling account
assesses the life of one of the most important
judges ever to sit on a federal district
court bench .... Kemerer also gives critical
insights into such legendary Texas figures
as Lyndon Johnson, John Tower, and John
Connally." -PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
Kemerer explores the factors that led to the
many landmark reform decisions Justice has
handed down in his years on the bench.
$29.95 cloth ISBN 0-292-79066-X
BAKER AND BOTTS IN THE DEVELOPMENT
OF MODERN HOUSTON
By Kenneth J. Lipartito and Joseph A. Pratt
The authors chronicle the 150-year history
of this preeminent law firm with particular
emphasis on its role in Houston's economic
$24.95 cloth ISBN 0-292-70782-7
"San Juan Bautista is one of the most
interesting and rewarding books on a
Spanish borderland topic to appear in recent
years. It is highly recommended."
-JOURNAL OF THE WEST
$15.95 pape ISBN 0-292-77651-9
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1991 Presidio La Bahia Award
TEJANO ORIGINS IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY
Edited by Gerald E. Poyo
and Gilberto M. Hinojosa
Illustrated by Jose Cisneros
Scholars trace the first century of San
Antonio history (1718-1830s) as the town
grew from a small Spanish military and
mission outpost into a socially stratified but
integrated community with a strong sense of
$19.95 cloth ISBN 0-292-71138-7
Copublished with the University of Texas Institute
of Texan Cultures at San Antonio
1990 San Antonio Conservation Society Award
TEXANS IN REVOLT
The Battle for San Antonio, 1835
By Alwyn Barr
"... will most likely remain for some time
the standard work on this battle. Outstanding
scholarship and research are
reflected in the book, including on-site
study of the locale.... This is an important
military history, and as such, it should be
in all Texana collections."
-REVIEW OF TEXAS BOOKS
$18.95 cloth ISBN 0-292-77042-1
$7.95 paper ISBN 0-292-78120-2
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