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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 is a semi-retired professor of history at Lamar University, Beaumont. An award-winning teacher and scholar, he is past president of the Texas State Historical Association and is the author and editor of numerous articles and books, including Lone Star Blue and Gray: Essays on Texas in the Civil War and Texas and Texans in the Civil War.

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.