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New book list - November 19, 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, Nov 12 2018

Joint Legislative Committee on Aging, interim report 2018 : a report to the 86th Legislature / Senator Donna Campbell, M.D., chair ; committee clerk, Brittany Sharkey.
Austin, TX : Joint Legislative Committee on Aging, [2018]
L1836.85 AG47
Received: 11/16/2018
Aging--Social aspects--Texas.
Aging--Economic aspects--Texas.
Older people--Texas.

Interim report : 2017 Hurricane Harvey response to the 86th Legislature / Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs.
Austin, TX : Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs, [2018]
L1836.85 AG86R
Received: 11/16/2018
Hurricane protection--Texas.
Hurricanes--Texas.
Disaster relief--Texas.
Hurricane Harvey, 2017.

Managed migrations : growers, farmworkers, and border enforcement in the twentieth century / Cristina Salinas.
Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2018.
325 SA33M 2018
Received: 11/16/2018
Immigration enforcement--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--20th century.
Migrant agricultural laborers--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--20th century.
Agricultural laborers--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--20th century.
Agriculture--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--20th century.

Capitalism in America : a history / Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge.
New York City : Penguin Press, 2018.
330.973 G853C 2018
Received: 11/16/2018
Capitalism--United States--History.
Economic history.
Economic history.
Capitalism--United States--History.

Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 L229S 2018
Received: 11/13/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 P731 2018
Received: 11/13/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

State Office of Risk Management : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
s1500.8 R494 2018
Received: 11/13/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

State Securities Board : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 SE26 2018
Received: 11/13/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

The embattled vote in America : from the founding to the present / Allan J. Lichtman.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2018.
324.6 L617E 2018
Received: 11/13/2018
Suffrage--United States--History.

Texas Windstorm Insurance Association : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 W725 2018
Received: 11/13/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Week of Monday, Nov 05 2018

Senate Select Committee on Cybersecurity : interim report.
[Austin, TX] : Senate Select Committee on Cybersecurity, [2018]
L1836.85 IN8S
Received: 11/5/2018
Cyberterrorism--Texas.
Computer security--Texas.
Computer crimes.

Senate Select Committee on Cybersecurity : interim report.
[Austin, TX] : Senate Select Committee on Cybersecurity, [2018]
L1836.85 C992
Received: 11/5/2018
Cyberterrorism--Texas.
Computer security--Texas.
Computer crimes.

Lower Colorado River Authority : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 L953 2018
Received: 11/5/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 AL17 2018
Received: 11/5/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs.--Texas.

Week of Monday, Oct 29 2018

Texas considers policy responses to opioid crisis.
Austin, TX : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2018]
L1801.9 ST94 85-9
Received: 10/29/2018
Opioid abuse--Texas.

Week of Monday, Oct 22 2018

U.S. immigration : a primer for state policy makers / National Conference of State Legislatures.
Denver, CO : National Conference of State Legislatures, [2018]
331.67 N213I 2018
Received: 10/23/2018
Emigration and immigration law--United States.
Foreign workers--United States.
Emigration and immigration--Economic aspects.
Emigration and immigration--Government policy.
Emigration and immigration law.
Emigration and immigration--Social aspects.
Foreign workers.

Week of Monday, Oct 15 2018

Beili Liu : mining the material.
[San Francisco : Chinese Cutural Center of San Francisco, 2008]
STATE ARTISTS
Received: 10/16/2018

Conspiracy of silence : sexuality education in Texas public schools in 2015-16.
[Austin, TX] : Texas Freedom Network Fund, 2017.
613.9 W648C 2017
Received: 10/15/2018
Sex instruction--Curricula--Texas.
Sexual abstinence--Study and teaching--Texas.

Mexico : path to a failed state? / Michael Lauderdale.
Austin, TX : [s.n.], 2013.
972 L364M 2013
Received: 10/15/2018

With honor and gratitude : a special thank you to our Texas Senate members who served our country.
[Austin, TX : Texas Senate, 2017]
L1803.5 SE55H 2017
Received: 10/15/2018
Legislators--Texas--Biography.

A report to the legislature / Rick Perry, Governor of Texas.
[Austin, TX : Office of the Governor, 2015]
G647.1 ST29 2015
Received: 10/15/2018
Education and state--Texas.

Work matters : a framework for states on workforce development for people with disabilities / lead authors, Elizabeth Whitehouse, Kyle Ingram, Bobby Silverstein.
Lexington, KY : Council of State Governments ; Denver, CO : National Conference of State Legislatures, December 2016.
331.59 W587W 2016
Received: 10/15/2018
People with disabilities--Employment--Government policy--United States--States.

State options to keep nuclear in the energy mix / by Daniel Shea and Kristy Hartman.
Denver, Colorado ; Washington, D.C. : National Conference of State Legislatures, [2017]
333.7924 SH31S 2017
Received: 10/15/2018
Nuclear energy--United States--States.
Nuclear reactors--United States--States.
Nuclear facilities--United States--States.
Nuclear facilities--U.S.
Nuclear reactors--U.S.

Preparing for duty : state policy options to sustain military installations / by Jennifer Schultz with support from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Denver, Colorado ; Washington, D.C. : National Conference of State Legislatures, [2016]
355.70973 SCH82P 2016
Received: 10/15/2018
Military bases--Economic aspects--United States--States.
Military bases--Environmental aspects--United States--States.
Military bases--Environmental aspects--U.S.

Sedrick Huckaby : from earth to heaven.
Beaumont : Art Museum of Southeast Texas, 2010.
STATE ARTISTS
Received: 10/15/2018

The injustice never leaves you : anti-Mexican violence in Texas / Monica Munoz Martinez.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2018.
323.1168 M366I 2018
Received: 10/15/2018
Mexicans--Violence against--Texas--History--20th century.
Mexicans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century.
State-sponsored terrorism--Texas--History--20th century.
Justice--History--20th century.
Justice.
Mexicans--Civil rights.
State-sponsored terrorism.
Mexicans--Violence against--Texas--History--20th century.
Mexicans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century.
State-sponsored terrorism--Texas--History--20th century.
Justice--History--20th century.

Singin' Texas.
Univ of North Texas Pr 1994.
781.62 AB37S 1994
Received: 10/15/2018
Folk music--Texas.
Folk songs, English--Texas.
Folk music--Texas--History and criticism.
Folk songs, English--Texas--History and criticism.
Folk music.
Folk songs, English.

Week of Monday, Oct 08 2018

Texas ethics laws: an annotated guide to lobby and campaign finance laws in Texas/ Andrew Cates.
2018.
328.33 C283T 2018
Received: 10/11/2018
Political ethics--Law and legislation--Texas.
Lobbying--Law and legislation--Texas.
Financial disclosure--Law and legislation--Texas.
Nepotism--Law and legislation--Texas.

C.H. Guenther & Son at 150 years : the legacy of a Texas milling pioneer / Lewis F. Fisher.
San Antonio, Tex. : Maverick Pub. Co., Ã2001.
338.766472 F534C 2001
Received: 10/11/2018
Flour mills--Texas--History.
Flour industry--Texas--History.
Flour industry.
Flour mills.

A legacy of service : the Texas Fire School, 1930-2000.
College Station, TX : Emergency Services Training Institute, Texas Engineering Extension Service, Ã2000.
Z TA325.8 L522 2000
Received: 10/11/2018
Fire prevention--Study and teaching--Texas.
Fire extinction--Study and teaching--Texas.
Fire fighters--Education--Texas.
Fire fighters--Certification--Texas.
Fire fighters--Training of--Texas.
Fire extinction--Study and teaching.
Fire fighters--Certification.
Fire fighters--Education.
Fire fighters--Training of.
Fire prevention--Study and teaching.

Week of Monday, Oct 01 2018

American fix : inside the opioid addiction crisis--and how to end it / Ryan Hampton, with Claire Rudy Foster.
New York : All Points Books, 2018.
362.29 H189A 2018
Received: 10/5/2018
Opioid abuse--United States--History.
Drug abuse--United States--History.
Drug abuse--Political aspects--United States--History.
Recovering addicts--United States--Biography.
Drug abuse.
Drug abuse--Political aspects.
Opioid abuse.
Opioid abuse--United States--History.
Drug abuse--United States--History.
Drug abuse--Political aspects--United States--History.

Flower of the wilderness : Mother Neff and the state parks of Texas / Martha Deeringer.
Bradenton, Florida : BookLocker.com, [2014]
333.783 D36F 2014
Received: 10/5/2018
Parks--Texas.
Parks.

Saudi America : the truth about fracking and how it's changing the world / Bethany McLean.
New York : Columbia Global Reports, [2018]
333.8230973 M132S 2018
Received: 10/5/2018
Petroleum industry and trade--United States.
Hydraulic fracturing--United States.
Petroleum industry and trade--Political aspects--United States.
Hydraulic fracturing--Economic aspects.
Hydraulic fracturing--Political aspects.

Texas safari : world class big game hunting in the state of Texas : a guide to hunting big game in the state of Texas / by A.M. Micallef.
Fort Worth, Tex. : Clear Fork Ranch, 1986.
799.2 M581T 1986
Received: 10/4/2018
Big game hunting--Texas.
Animal introduction--Texas.
Animal introduction.
Big game hunting.
Big game hunting--Texas.
Animal introduction--Texas.

Life at the Texas State Lunatic Asylum, 1857-1997 / Sarah C. Sitton.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ã1999.
362.2 SI88L 1999
Received: 10/4/2018
Psychiatric hospital care--Texas--History.
Psychiatric hospital care.

Twenty-one Texas heroes : a celebration of the Lone Star state / by Eileen Santangelo Hult.
Victoria, B.C. : Friesen Press, Ã2013.
811.6 H879T 2013
Received: 10/4/2018
American poetry--21st century.
American poetry.
Literature.

Capitol offense / Hill Kemp.
Lufkin, TX. : Best of East Texas, 2003.
813.54 K32C 2003
Received: 10/3/2018
Politics and government fast (OCoLC)fst01919741 .block 813.54 K32C 2003

Speeches and state papers of James Stephen Hogg, ex-governor of Texas, with a sketch of his life; ed. by C.W. Raines.
Austin, Tex., State Print. Co., 1905.
308 H679 1905
Received: 10/3/2018
Politics and government fast (OCoLC)fst01919741 .block 308 H679 1905

Texas Real Estate Commission, Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 R227 2018
Received: 10/3/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Week of Monday, Sep 17 2018

Texas high school football : more than the game / by Joe Nick Patoski.
Austin, Tex. : The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum : Distributed by the University of Texas Press, Ã2011.
796.33262 P274T 2011
Received: 9/20/2018
School sports--Texas--History.
Football.
School sports.

A law for the lion : a tale of crime and injustice in the borderlands / Beatriz de la Garza.
Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2003.
364.15 G19L 2003
Received: 9/20/2018
Trials (Murder)--Texas--Laredo.
Mexican Americans--Texas--Laredo--Social conditions.
Mexican Americans--Social conditions.
Social conditions fast (OCoLC)fst01919811
Trials (Murder) fast (OCoLC)fst01156368 .block 364.15 G19L 2003

Hispanic Texans : journey from empire to democracy : a guide for heritage travelers.
[Austin, Texas] : Texas Historical Commission, [2015]
H2000.5 H625J 2015
Received: 9/20/2018
Historic sites--Texas--Guidebooks.
Hispanic Americans--Texas--History.
Hispanic Americans.
Historic sites.
Travel.