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Guitar King: Michael Bloomfield's Life in the Blues

Dann, David.
(2019)  | 9781477318775 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 776pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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Named one of the world’s great blues-rock guitarists by Rolling Stone,Mike Bloomfield (1943–1981) remains beloved by fans nearly forty years afterhis untimely death. Taking readers backstage, onstage, and into the recordingstudio with this legendary virtuoso, David Dann tells the riveting storiesbehind...

Woman Walk the Line: How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives

(2017)  | 9781477313916 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 236pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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Full-tilt, hardcore, down-home, and groundbreaking, the women of country musicspeak volumes with every song. From Maybelle Carter to Dolly Parton, k.d. langto Taylor Swift—these artists provided pivot points, truths, and doses ofcourage for women writers at every stage of their lives. Whether it's...

The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand

(2018)  | 9781477310335 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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Garry Winogrand—along with Diane Arbus and Lee Friedlander—was one of themost important photographers of the 1960s and 1970s, as well as one of theworld’s foremost street photographers. Award-winning writer Geoff Dyerhas admired Winogrand’s work for many years. Modeled on JohnSzarkowski’s...

Red Hot Mama: The Life of Sophie Tucker

(2018)  | 9781477312360 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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The “First Lady of Show Business” and the “Last of the Red Hot Mamas,”Sophie Tucker was a star in vaudeville, radio, film, and television. A gutsy,song-belting stage performer, she entertained audiences for sixty years andinspired a host of younger women, including Judy Garland, Carol Channing,...

Naturally Healthy Mexican Cooking: Authentic Recipes for Dieters, Diabetics, and All Food Lovers

(2014)  | 9780292745490 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 261pp | Availability last checked: 11/9/2019
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Just about everyone loves Mexican food, but should you eat it if you want tomanage your weight or diabetes? Yes, absolutely! There are literally hundreds ofauthentic Mexican dishes that are naturally healthy—moderate in calories, fat,and sugar—and completely delectable. In Naturally Healthy Mexican...

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Improbable Metropolis: Houston's Architectural and Urban History

Bradley, Barrie Scardino.
(2020)  | 9781477320198 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 412pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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Just over 180 years ago, the city of Houston was nothing more than analligator-infested swamp along the Buffalo Bayou that spread onto a flat,endless plain. Today, it is a sprawling, architecturally and culturally diversemetropolis. How did one transform into the other in such a short period?Improbable...

Walker Evans: No Politics

Schwartz, Stephanie.
(2020)  | 9781477320624 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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“No Politics whatever.” Walker Evans made this emphatic declaration in 1935,the year he began work for FDR’s Resettlement Administration. Evansinsisted that his photographs of tenant farmers and their homes, breadlines, andthe unemployed should be treated as “pure record.” The Americanphotographer’s...

Exile and the Nation: The Parsi Community of India and the Making of Modern Iran

Marashi, Afshin.
(2020)  | 9781477320792 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 328pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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In the aftermath of the seventh-century Islamic conquest of Iran, Zoroastriansdeparted for India. Known as the Parsis, they slowly lost contact with theirancestral land until the nineteenth century, when steam-powered sea travel, theincreased circulation of Zoroastrian-themed books, and the philanthropic...

Texas Place Names

Callary, Edward. Callary, Jean K.
(2020)  | 9781477320648 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 432pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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Was Gasoline, Texas, named in honor of a gas station? Nope, but the name doeshonor the town’s original claim to fame: a gasoline-powered cotton gin.Is Paris, Texas, a reference to Paris, France? Yes: Thomas Poteet, who donatedland for the town site, thought it would be an improvement over “Pin...

Making It at Any Cost: Aspirations and Politics in a Counterfeit Clothing Marketplace

Dewey, MatĂ­as.
(2020)  | 9781477321058 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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La Salada is South America’s largest marketplace for fraudulently labeledclothing, a sprawling and dangerous bazaar on the fringes of Buenos Aires wherecounterfeit goods are bought and sold, armed thieves roam the nearby streets,and corrupt police and politicians turn a blind eye to widespread...

Seeing Time: Forty Years of Photographs

Davis, Keith E. Klett, Mark. Senf, Rebecca A. Tucker, Anne Wilkes.
(2020)  | 9781477320235 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 480pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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An artist of singular originality and vision, award-winning landscapephotographer Mark Klett has built a profound and dynamic career that capturesthe space and history of the American West while evoking notions of time,perception, and cultural memory. His practice is grounded in both artisticinquiry...

The Swimming Holes of Texas

Tracy, Carolyn. Wernersbach, Julie.
(2020)  | 9781477321522 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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Introduction: Swim the Lone Star StatePlanning Your TripSwimmers'EtiquetteHistory and ConservationPark Rules and Regulations State Parks NationalParksNorth Belton Lake Cedar Ridge Park Buffalo Springs Lake Caprock CanyonsState Park Cleburne State Park Copper Breaks State Park Dinosaur Valley StatePark...

Being Rapoport: Capitalist with a Conscience

Carleton, Don. Rapoport, Bernard.
(2020)  | 9780999731826 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 372pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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Bernard Rapoport lived the American Dream. Born to Russian Jewish immigrantparents in San Antonio, Texas, in 1917, he grew up in poverty and worked his waythrough the University of Texas during the Great Depression. In 1951, he foundedthe American Income Life Insurance Company, which he developed into...

Handbook of Latin American Studies Vol. 74: Humanities

McCann, Katherine D.
(2020)  | 9781477320983 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 888pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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Beginning with Number 41 (1979), the University of Texas Press became thepublisher of the Handbook of Latin American Studies, the most comprehensiveannual bibliography in the field. Compiled by the Hispanic Division of theLibrary of Congress and annotated by a corps of specialists in variousdisciplines,...

Reading, Writing, and Revolution: Escuelitas and the Emergence of a Mexican American Identity in Texas

Barrágan, Goetz Philis.
(2020)  | 9781477320914 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2020
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Language has long functioned as a signifier of power in the United States. InTexas, as elsewhere in the Southwest, ethnic Mexicans’ relationship toeducation—including their enrollment in the Spanish-language community schoolscalled escuelitas—served as a vehicle to negotiate that power. Situating...

 

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