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New book list - June 18, 2018 By date  |  By subject

Below is a list of books the Library has received during the past two months.

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Week of Monday, Jun 11 2018

Thunder beyond the Brazos : Mirabeau B. Lamar, a biography / Jack C. Ramsay, Jr.
Austin, Tex. : Eakin Press, Ã1985.
976.4 EA52T 1985
Received: 6/12/2018
Presidents--Texas--Biography.
Presidents.

Week of Monday, Jun 04 2018

The Second World Wars : how the first global conflict was fought and won / Victor Davis Hanson.
New York : Basic Books, [2017]
940.54 H198S 2017
Received: 6/6/2018
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945.--Campaigns.
HISTORY--Europe--Western.
HISTORY--Military--Ancient.
HISTORY--Military--Aviation.
HISTORY--Military--Naval.
HISTORY--Military--Strategy.
HISTORY--Military--World War II.
HISTORY--Modern--20th Century.
HISTORY--World.
Military campaigns.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns.

Week of Monday, May 28 2018

America's Lone Star constitution : how Supreme Court cases from Texas shape the nation / Lucas A. Powe, Jr.
Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2018]
342.73 P871A 2018
Received: 5/29/2018
Law--Texas--History.
Law--Political aspects--Texas--Cases.
Law--Political aspects--United States--Cases.

Speaker Jim Wright : power, scandal, and the birth of modern politics / J. Brooks Flippen.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2018.
328.73 F648S 2018
Received: 5/29/2018
Legislators--United States--Biography.
Legislators.
Orators.
Legislators--United States--Biography.

Week of Monday, May 21 2018

Texas and Texans in the Great War / Ralph A. Wooster.
Buffalo Gap, Tex. : State House Press, Ã2009.
940.4 W889T 2009
Received: 5/22/2018
World War, 1914-1918--Texas.

Gonzalo Garza, a Texas legend : pasâo por aquâi / by Gonzalo Garza.
Georgetown, TX : WordWright.biz, Ã2005.
370.92 G199G 2005
Received: 5/22/2018
School superintendents--Texas--Biography.
Educators--Texas--Biography.
Mexican Americans--Texas--Biography.
Educators.
Mexican Americans.
School superintendents.

Mexican American baseball in South Texas / Richard A. Santillâan [and four others] ; foreword by Emilio Zamora.
Charleston, South Carolina : Arcadia Publishing, [2016]
796.35709764 SM 2016
Received: 5/22/2018
Baseball--Texas, South--History.
Baseball--Texas, South--History--Pictorial works.
Mexican American baseball players--Texas, South.
Mexican American baseball players--Texas, South--Pictorial works.
Baseball--Texas--History--20th century.
Baseball--Texas--History--20th century--Pictorial works.
HISTORY--United States--State & Local--Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX) bisacsh
PHOTOGRAPHY--Subjects & Themes--Sports.
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Ethnic Studies--Hispanic American Studies.
SPORTS & RECREATION--Baseball--History.
Baseball.
Mexican American baseball players.

The Texas liberators : veteran narratives from World War II / edited by Aliza S. Wong ; foreword by Ron Milam ; photographs by Mark Umstot.
Lubbock, Texas : Texas Tech University Press, [2018]
940.54 W846T 2018
Received: 5/22/2018
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans--Texas--Interviews.
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans--Texas--Biography.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives.
Armed Forces.
Veterans.

Week of Monday, May 14 2018

Why Texans fought in the Civil War / Charles David Grear.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ã2010.
976.405 G798W 2010
Received: 5/16/2018
Soldiers--Texas--Attitudes--History--19th century.
Soldiers--Texas--Psychology--History--19th century.
Soldiers--Attitudes.
Soldiers--Psychology.

The Johnson-Sims feud : Romeo and Juliet, West Texas style / Bill O'Neal.
Denton : University of North Texas Press, Ã2010.
976.4731 ON2J 2010
Received: 5/16/2018
Vendetta--Texas--Scurry County--History--20th century.
Ranchers--Texas--Scurry County--Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas--Scurry County.
Family violence--Texas--History.
Family violence.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Ranchers.
Vendetta.

Tall Texans : famous, infamous & otherwise / by A.L. Crouch ; block prints by the author ; foreword by Mabel Major.
[Fort Worth, Tex.?] : [Crouch?], Ã1953 Printed by D. Cowan Co.)
prints by the author ; foreword by Mabel Major. $: [Fort Worth, Tex.?] : [Crouch?], Ã1953 Printed by D. Cowan Co.) Description: 52 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm .block 811 C884T 1953
Received: 5/16/2018

The humor and drama of early Texas / George U. Hubbard.
Plano, Tex. : Republic of Texas Press, Ã2003.
976.4 H861H 2003
Received: 5/16/2018

Week of Monday, May 07 2018

Brann and the Iconoclast / by Charles Carver ; introduction by Roy Bedichek.
Austin : University of Texas Press, [1957]
920.5 B735C
Received: 5/8/2018

Discrimination and disparities / Thomas Sowell.
New York : Basic Books, 2018.
339.2 SO92D 2018
Received: 5/8/2018
Income distribution.
Discrimination--Economic aspects.
Minorities--United States--Economic conditions.
Minorities--Economic aspects--United States.
Race discrimination--United States.

Mexifornia : a state of becoming / Victor Davis Hanson.
New York : Encounter Books, Ã2007.
305.868 H198M 2007
Received: 5/8/2018
Mexican Americans--California--Social conditions.
Mexican Americans--Government policy--California.
Immigrants--Government policy--California.
Popular culture--California.
Emigration and immigration.
Ethnic relations.
Immigrants--Government policy.
Mexican Americans--Government policy.
Mexican Americans--Social conditions.
Popular culture.
Social conditions fast (OCoLC)fst01919811 .block 305.868 H198M 2007

Free to choose : a personal statement / Milton & Rose Friedman.
San Diego, California : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990.
330.122 F914F 1980
Received: 5/8/2018
Capitalism.
Welfare state.
Industrial policy.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Economics--Theory.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Free Enterprise.

Week of Monday, Apr 30 2018

Drones across America : unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) regulation and state laws / Sarah Nilsson.
Chicago, Illinois : ABA, Air & Space Law Forum, [2017]
343.7309 N599D 2017
Received: 4/30/2018
Drone aircraft--United States.
Aeronautics--United States--Safety measures.
Drone aircraft--United States--States.
Aeronautics, Commercial--Law and legislation--United States--States.

Finance Commission of Texas, Texas Department of Banking, Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner, Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 F49 2018
Received: 4/30/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Guadelupe-Blanco River Authority, Red River Authority of Texas, Nueces River Authority : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 G93S 2018
Received: 4/30/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Week of Monday, Apr 23 2018

God save Texas : a journey into the soul of the Lone Star State / Lawrence Wright.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.
917.6404 W933G 2018
Received: 4/25/2018
HISTORY--United States--State & Local--Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX) bisacsh
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Cultural Heritage.
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Government--State & Provincial.
Economic history.
Politics and government.
Social conditions.
Travel.

Locking up our own : crime and punishment in black America / James Forman Jr.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.
364.973089 F765L 2018
Received: 4/25/2018
Criminal justice, Administration of--United States.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration--United States.
Life and death, Power over.
African American judges.
African American politicians.
African American police.
Social justice--United States.
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Ethnic Studies--African American Studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Criminology.
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Political Freedom & Security--Law Enforcement.
African American judges.
African American police.
African American politicians.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration.
Life and death, Power over.
Race relations.
Social justice.
African American police.
Social science--Ethnic Studies--African American Studies.
Social science--Criminology.
African American judges.

Where there's smoke : the environmental science, public policy, and politics of marijuana / edited by Char Miller ; foreword by Jared Huffman.
Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2018]
362.29 M612W 2018
Received: 4/25/2018
Cannabis--United States.
Marijuana--Government policy--United States.
Agriculture--Environmental aspects--United States.
Public lands--Environmental aspects--United States.
Agriculture--Environmental aspects.
Cannabis.
Marijuana--Government policy.
Public lands--Environmental aspects.
Agriculture--Environmental aspects.
Cannabis.
Marijuana--Government policy.
Public lands--Environmental aspects.

Week of Monday, Apr 16 2018

Department of Public Safety : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 P3500 2018
Received: 4/20/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 M2250 2018
Received: 4/20/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Military Department : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 M1625 2018
Received: 4/20/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Spanish water, Anglo water : early development in San Antonio / Charles R. Porter Jr.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ã2009.
333.91009764 P833S 2009
Received: 4/19/2018
Water rights--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Water-supply--Social aspects--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Water-supply--Political aspects--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Water--Texas--San Antonio--Distribution--Management--History.
Land tenure--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Irrigation canals and flumes--Texas--San Antonio--History.