Texas Vistas (Third Edition): Selections from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly

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Ralph A. Wooster, Robert A. Calvert, and Adrian Anderson (Editor)



For more than one hundred years some of the finest articles on the history of Texas have appeared in the Southwestern Historical Quarterly published by the Texas State Historical Association.

The editors of the newest edition of this classic Texas history anthology have brought together eighteen essays (fifteen of which were published in the past two decades) that illustrate the rich diversity of Texas history, especially in the areas of gender and ethnic studies, and include the writings of some of today’s most respected Texas historians. Like the previous editions, this book is designed for both the student and the general reader seeking an authoritative overview of Texas history.

Includes contributions by:
Donald E. Chipman
Patricia R. Lemee
Gregg Cantrell
Margaret Henson
Fane Downs
Randolph Campbell
Joleene Maddox Snider
Alwyn Barr
Carl H. Moneyhon
James D. Ivy
David L. Wheeler
Robert A. Calvert
William S. Osborn
Shelley Sallee
Roger Biles
Emilio Zamora
Martin Kuhlman
Terry J. Jordan

Ralph A. Wooster was named Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus by Lamar University in 2006. He is the author or editor of eleven books, including Civil War Texas: A History and a Guide (TSHA, 1999), a fellow and past president of the Texas State Historical Association and the East Texas Historical Association, as well as the recipient of numerous teaching awards.

The late ROBERT CALVERT, one of the compilers of the earlier editions of Texas Vistas, was co-author of the college textbook, A History of Texas.

ADRIAN ANDERSON is co-author of the college text Texas, The Lone Star State and co-author (with Wooster) of Texas and Texans, a state adopted middle school textbook.