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Reconstruction to Reform: Texas Politics, 1876-1906

By: Barr, Alwyn

Price: $24.61

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035209

ISBN: 0292701357

Condition: Very Good+


xiv, 315 pp, red cloth covered boars w/black title block w/gilt lettering, dj red w/black lettering w/black-and-wht illustrated front & rear panels. The author analyzes the political developments based on the shift from a rural frontier society and economy towards commercialization of agriculture, industrialization, and urbanization. He explores cultural, religious, ethnic and reginal influecnes on politics. View more info

Texans in Revolt: The Battle for San Antonio, 1835

By: Barr, Alwyn

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1991

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 051397

ISBN: 0292781202

Condition: Very Good


x, (6), 94 pp, blu SC wraps w/wht-black lettering w/pictorial front cover. The book covers the battle for Béxar in the fall of 1835. This lengthy siege set the stage for some famous events and for the later revolutionary careers of Sam Houston, James Bowie, and James W. Fannin. slight rubbing to some of the corners and rear bottom front corner creased. View more info

Texans in Revolt: The Battle for San Antonio, 1835

By: Barr, Alwyn

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051398

ISBN: 0292770421

Condition: Near Fine


x, (8), 94 pp, blu SC clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the spine, blu dj w/wht-black letteing w/black-and-white pictorial front cover. The book covers the battle for Béxar in the fall of 1835. This lengthy siege set the stage for some famous events and for the later revolutionary careers of Sam Houston, James Bowie, and James W. Fannin. slight rubbing to dj corners. View more info

Where the West Begins : Debating Texas Identity

By: Ely, Glen Sample w/foreward by Barr, Alwyn

Price: $37.40

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050549

ISBN: 0896727246

Condition: Near Fine


xvii, 201 pp, grey clothcovered boards w/bronze lettering on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the half title page, blu-white-red color illustrated dj w/grey spine w/white lettering. The book examines the histosrical debate surrounding Texas's identity: investigates whether Texas, with its heritage of slavery, segregation, and cotton production, is 'Southern' or, with its cowboys, cattle drives, mountains, and desert, is 'Western'. View more info

The Evolution of a State or Recollections of old Texas Days

By: Smithwick, Noah compiled by Donaldson, Nanna and edited by Barr, Alwyn

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, W. Thomas Taylor: 1995

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 040260

Condition: Near Fine


xvi, 293 pp, quarterbound w/wht-brown illustrated boards w/brown cloth covered spine. Original narratives of Texas history and adventure. Book about everyday people and it provides depiction of social life in Texas when it was as a colony & a republic. The author served w/the Texas Rangers & lived for awhile w/the Comanches, learning their language & representing them in making a treaty w/the Texans in 1838. He provides anecdotes on men he knew such as James Bowie, Sam H... View more info