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Established in 1950, the University of Texas Press produces approximately one hundred new books each year and has over 3000 books in print. Their areas of scholarly concentration include American studies, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art, classics, film and media studies, food studies and cookbooks, history, Jewish studies, Latin American and pre-Columbian studies, Latinx studies, Middle Eastern studies, music, nature and environment, photography, and Texas and the Southwest. In addition, UT Press publishes books of general interest for a wider audience on a variety of subjects, including history, current affairs, the visual arts, music, and food, among others, as well as books on the history, culture, arts, and natural history of Texas.

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The Anatomy of Eleven Towns in Michoacán

An examination of what factors create the personalities of eleven towns in Mexico.

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Dearest Isa

Robert Browning's letters to Isabella Blagden

A remarkable correspondence between the poet Robert Browning and his friend Isabella Blagden.

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The Florida of the Inca

Translated by John Grier Varner and Jeannette Varner; By Garcilaso de la Vega

The story of Hernando de Soto's expedition.

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Gulf To Rockies

The Heritage of the Fort Worth and Denver–Colorado and Southern Railways, 1861–1898

A chapter in the business and economic history of the American West and the story of two of the most colorful railroad builders of the nineteenth century.

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The Tidelands Oil Controversy

A Legal and Historical Analysis

A study of a precedent-making Supreme Court decision regarding whether states or the federal government have ownership of the fishing and mineral rights of the marginal sea.

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Barnaby Rich

A Short Biography

The biography of an Elizabethan soldier and courtier.

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Galveston Island, or, A Few Months off the Coast of Texas

The Journal of Francis C. Sheridan, 1839–1840

The travel diary of a young Irishman in the British diplomatic service.

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Twenty-one Texas Short Stories

Edited by William Peery

A collection of stories about Texas by Texans that appeared in leading magazines in the first half of the twentieth century.

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Gustav Dresel's Houston Journal

Adventures in North America and Texas, 1837-1841

The diary of a German businessman in the Texas Republic.

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Sam Houston, the Great Designer

A biography of Sam Houston that examines seriously his role as an American statesman.

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Rebel Private Front and Rear

A line soldier’s account of the Civil War without heroics.

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The Silver Cradle

Las Posadas, Los Pastores, and Other Mexican American Traditions

By Julia Nott Waugh; Introduction by Félix D. Almaráz; Illustrated by Bob Winn

Originally published in 1955, The Silver Cradle is the story of a year in the life of the Mexican American people of San Antonio, Texas.

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