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New book list - August 12, 2019 By date  |  By subject

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Week of Monday, Jul 29 2019

The longhorns / by J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Tom Lea.
Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 1941.
636.2821 D653L 1941
Received: 8/2/2019
Texas longhorn cattle.
Cattle--West (U.S.)
Cowboys--West (U.S.)
Rangelands--West (U.S.)
Cowboys--West (U.S.) .block 636.2821 D653L 1941

The ragged rebel : a common soldier in W.H. Parsons' Texas Cavalry, 1861-1865 / by B.P. Gallaway.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1988.
973.7464 G135R 1988
Received: 8/2/2019
Soldiers--Texas--Biography.

Being Rapoport : capitalist with a conscience / as told to Don Carleton ; with an introduction by Bill Moyers.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002.
976.4 R182B 2002
Received: 8/2/2019
Capitalists and financiers--United States--Biography.
Philanthropists--United States--Biography.
Jews--United States--Biography.
Insurance companies--United States.

All the best, George Bush : my life in letters and other writings / George Bush.
New York, NY : Scribner, [1999]
973.928 B963A 1999
Received: 8/2/2019
Presidents--United States--Correspondence.

Texas Office of the Lieutenant Governor : an inventory of records of Ben F. Barnes at the Texas State Archives, 1943-1972 (bulk 1968-1972) / finding aid by Lisa M. Hendricks, October 1997.
Austin, TX : exas State Library and Archives Commission, 2001.
L1900.8 B261F 2001
Received: 8/1/2019

Week of Monday, Jul 22 2019

Superpower : one man's quest to transform American energy / Russell Gold.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.
333.79 G563S 2019
Received: 7/26/2019
Energy industries--United States--Biography.
Wind power industry--United States--Biography.
Businesspeople--United States--Biography.
Energy policy--United States.

Old and sick in America : the journey through the health care system / Muriel R. Gillick, M.D.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
362.1084 G414O 2017
Received: 7/26/2019
Older people--Medical care--United States.
Older people--Health and hygiene--United States.
Medicare.
Older people--Long-term care--United States.
Medical care, Cost of--United States.

Revisor's report : a nonsubstantive revision of the local laws relating to special districts / submitted to the ... Legislature as part of the Texas Legislative Council's statutory revision program.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, 2009, 2011, 2013
L1400.9 SP31 2009 V.2
Received: 7/23/2019
Local government--Law and legislation--Texas.

Revisor's report : a nonsubstantive revision of the local laws relating to special districts / submitted to the ... Legislature as part of the Texas Legislative Council's statutory revision program.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, 2009, 2011, 2013
L1400.9 SP31 2009 V.1
Received: 7/23/2019
Local government--Law and legislation--Texas.

Revisor's report : a nonsubstantive revision of the local laws relating to special districts / submitted to the ... Legislature as part of the Texas Legislative Council's statutory revision program.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, 2009, 2011, 2013
L1400.9 SP31 2015 V.2
Received: 7/23/2019
Local government--Law and legislation--Texas.

Revisor's report : a nonsubstantive revision of the local laws relating to special districts / submitted to the ... Legislature as part of the Texas Legislative Council's statutory revision program.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, 2009, 2011, 2013
L1400.9 SP31 2015 V.1
Received: 7/23/2019
Local government--Law and legislation--Texas.

Revisor's report : a nonsubstantive revision of the local laws relating to special districts / submitted to the ... Legislature as part of the Texas Legislative Council's statutory revision program.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, 2009, 2011, 2013
L1400.9 SP31 2011 V.2
Received: 7/23/2019
Local government--Law and legislation--Texas.

Revisor's report : a nonsubstantive revision of the local laws relating to special districts / submitted to the ... Legislature as part of the Texas Legislative Council's statutory revision program.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, 2009, 2011, 2013
L1400.9 SP31 2013 V.1
Received: 7/23/2019
Local government--Law and legislation--Texas.

How we did it .... 2016-2019.
[Austin, State Bar of Texas]
B600.8 L862 2019
Received: 7/22/2019
Bar associations--Texas--Periodicals.
Law--Periodicals--Texas.
Law reports, digests, etc--Texas.

Week of Monday, Jul 08 2019

Technology counts, 2018 : what do principals believe? / Education week.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, c2018.
371.334 T226 2018
Received: 7/9/2019
Educational technology--United States.
Computer-assisted instruction--United States.

Trends in cancer and heart disease death rates among adults aged 45-64 : United States, 1999-2017 / by Sally C. Curtain, M.A., Division of Vital Statistics
Hyattsville, Md. : U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, [2019]
362.6 C94 2019
Received: 7/9/2019
Cancer--United States--Statistics.
Heart--Diseases--United States--Statistics.

Dementia mortality in the United States, 2000-2017 / by Ellen A. Kramarow, Ph.D., and Betzaida Tejada-Vera, M.S.
Hyattsville, Md. : U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, [2019]
362.6 K86 2019
Received: 7/9/2019
Dementia--United States--Statistics.

Week of Monday, Jul 01 2019

Biennial report.
Austin, TX : Texas Ethics Commission,
E2500.3 B477 2017-2018
Received: 7/3/2019
Political ethics--Texas.

Biennial report.
Austin, TX : Texas Ethics Commission,
E2500.3 B477 2015-2016
Received: 7/3/2019
Political ethics--Texas.

Final results of Sunset reviews, 2018-2019.
[Austin, TX] : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2019]
S1500.8 AN79 2019
Received: 7/1/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.
Legislation--Texas.

Week of Monday, Jun 24 2019

In the weeds : demonization, legalization, and the evolution of U.S. marijuana policy / Clayton J. Mosher and Scott Akins.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2019.
345.73 M853IN 2019
Received: 6/26/2019
Marijuana--Law and legislation--United States.
Marijuana--Therapeutic use--United States.
Marijuana--Government policy--United States.
Marijuana abuse--United States.
Drug legalization--United States.

Black's law dictionary / Bryan A. Garner, editor in chief.
St. Paul, MN : Thomson Reuters, [2019]
340.03 B564 2019
Received: 6/25/2019
Law--United States--Dictionaries.
Law--Dictionaries.
Law.

Week of Monday, Jun 17 2019

Slavery and freedom in Texas : stories from the courtroom, 1821-1871 / Jason A. Gillmer.
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2017]
342.764087 G416S 2017
Received: 6/21/2019
African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--Texas--Cases.
Slaves--Legal status, laws, etc.--Texas--Cases.
Freedmen--Legal status, laws, etc.--Texas--Cases.
Slaveholders--Legal status, laws, etc.--Texas--Cases.
Slavery--Law and legislation--Texas--Cases.
Trials--Texas.
African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.
Freedmen--Legal status, laws, etc.
Slaveholders--Legal status, laws, etc.
Slavery--Law and legislation.
Slaves--Legal status, laws, etc.
Trials.

Amazing Texas Girls : True Stories from Lone Star History / Mary Dodson Wade.
Guilford, Connecticut : Lone Star Books, [2018]
YOUNG TEXANS
Received: 6/21/2019
Women--Texas--Biography.
HISTORY--United States--State & Local--Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX) bisacsh
HISTORY--Women.
Women.

Speech police : the global struggle to govern the Internet / David Kaye.
New York : Columbia Global Reports, [2019]
384.334 K182S 2019
Received: 6/21/2019
Internet governance.
Internet--Political aspects.
Freedom of speech.
Internet governance.
Internet--Political aspects.
Freedom of speech.

Week of Monday, Jun 10 2019

Charged : the new movement to transform American prosecution and end mass incarceration / Emily Bazelon.
New York : Random House, [2019]
345.73 B347C 2019
Received: 6/13/2019
Prosecution--United States--Decision making.
Prosecutorial misconduct--United States.
Public prosecutors--United States.
Sentences (Criminal procedure)--United States.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration--United States.
Imprisonment--United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of--Corrupt practices--United States.