The Texas Bookshelf

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The Mexican American Experience in Texas

Citizenship, Segregation, and the Struggle for Equality

University of Texas Press

A historical overview of Mexican Americans’ social and economic experiences in Texas, told through the lens of their fight for civil rights, from the Spanish period to the present.

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A Single Star and Bloody Knuckles

A History of Politics and Race in Texas

University of Texas Press

A new look at the last 150 years of Texas’s contentious political history, told decade by decade through the prism of the state’s famous, infamous, and unsung figures.

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The Sports Revolution

How Texas Changed the Culture of American Athletics

University of Texas Press

The story of Texas’s impact on American sports culture during the civil rights and second-wave feminist movements, this book offers a new understanding of sports and society in the state and the nation as a whole.

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Big Wonderful Thing

A History of Texas

University of Texas Press

A tour de force by a New York Times best-selling author and master storyteller who captures the rich history of a state that sits at the center of the nation, yet defiantly stands apart.

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