Heritage, Volume 7, Number 4, Fall 1989 Page: 17
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The Silver Cradle
Las Posadas, Los Pastores,
and Other Mexican American
By Julia Nott Waugh
Waugh captures for us one of the
true gifts of our Mexican American
heritage-the willingness to ritually
celebrate the passage of time and to
embellish the occasions with sensitivity
The Texas Rangers
A Century of Frontier Defense
By Walter Prescott Webb
"The beginning, middle, and end of
the subject."-J. Frank Dobie
A paperback edition will also be available
in January, 1990o.
Rip Ford's Texas
By John Salmon Ford
Edited by Stephen B. Oates
"These are the personal memoirs of
one of the most colorful Texans of
his time . . . literally full of the anecdotes
that make history come alive."
-John Jenkins, Basic Texas Books
$12.95 paperback $27.50 hardcover
To be published in November
A Modern History
By David G. McComb
Writing for the general reader,
McComb traces the full panorama of
Texas history from its earliest inhabitants
to the present day. By the author
of the award-winning Houston:
A History and Galveston: A History.
Sketches of Life in the Old West
By Edward Everett Dale
Dale reenacts daily life on the frontier
with you-are-there excitement
Available at bookstores, or order from
University of Texas Press
Box 7819 Austin, Texas 7871;
A Biography of Sam Houston
By Marquis James
"What a talc of Heroism and adventure
it is, this story of the Raven!
This is the stuff of which legend is
made."-Henry Steele Commager
The Evolution of a State
or Recollections of Old
By Noah Smithwick
"There is just not a better or more
human document of early days in
Texas than Noah Smithwick's."
-A. C. Greene
$8.95 paperback $I9.95 hardcover
The Trail Drivers of Texas
Compiled and edited by
J. Marvin Hunter
Introduction by B. Byron Price
"For 60 years ... the most monumental
single source on the old-time
Texas trail drives north to Kansas
and beyond . .. [S]tudents of cattle
industry history regard it with high
respect, even awe."-Elmer Kelton,
Dallas Morning News
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