Cover: This striking map shows Texas’s railroads in 1883. Drawn for the Galveston Daily News (September 1., 1883) by A. E. Hensoldt. Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C.
Making Sense of Texas and Its History
By Walter L. Buenger
J. N. Rogers, the Jacksboro Rural Citizen, and the Roots of Farmers’ Alliance Journalism in Texas, 1881–1886
By Jeff Wells
Archeological Confirmation of the Site of the Battle of Medina: A Research Note
By Robert P. Marshall
Light Townsend Cummins and Mary L. Scheer, eds., Texan Identities: Moving Beyond Myth, Memory, and Fallacy in Texas History.
By Laura Lyons McLemore
Dan K. Utley, ed., Archie P. McDonald: A Life in Texas History.
By Cynthia J. Beeman
Carolyn E. Boyd, with contributions by Kim Cox, The White Shaman Mural: An Enduring Creation Narrative in the Rock Art of the Lower Pecos.
By Timothy K. Perttula
David J. Silverman. Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America.
By Todd Kerstetter
Celia López-Chávez, Epics of Empire and Frontier: Alonso de Ercilla and Gaspar de Villagrá as Spanish Colonial Chroniclers.
By Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra
Phillip B.Gonzales, Política: Nuevomexicanos and American Political Incorporation, 1821–1910.
By Cameron L. Saffell
C. Gilbert Storms, Reconnaissance in Sonora: Charles D. Poston’s 1854 Exploration of Mexico and the Gadsden Purchase.
By Jerry Thompson
Timothy Sweet, ed., Literary Cultures of the Civil War.
By Jordan D. Watkins
Deborah M. Liles and Angela Boswell, eds., Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi.
By Debbie Cottrell
James C. Kearney, with Bill Stein and James Smalllwood, No Hope for Texas, No Fear of Hell: The Stafford-Townsend Feud of Colorado County, Texas, 1871–1911.
By Carl H. Moneyhon
W. Eugene George, Master Builder of the Lower Rio Grande: Heinrich Portscheller.
By Kenneth Hafertepe
Ellen Walker Rienstra and Jo Ann Stiles, The Long Shadow: The Lutcher-Stark Lumber Dynasty.
By Mary L. Scheer
Charles E. Neu, Colonel House: A Biography of Woodrow Wilson’s Silent Partner.
By Janet Schmelzer
Michael Duchemin, New Deal Cowboy: Gene Autry and Public Diplomacy.
By Mary Wilson
Jennifer L. Jenkins, Celluloid Pueblo: Western Ways Films and the Invention of the Postwar Southwest.
By Mark E. DeGiovanni Miller
Susie Kalil, The Color of Being/El Color del Ser: Dorothy Hood, 1918–2000.
By Ron Tyler
Walt Davis, Building an Ark for Texas: The Evolution of a Natural History Museum.
By P. Lynn Denton
Jodi Kanter, Presidential Libraries as Performance: Curating American Character from Herbert Hoover to George W. Bush.
By Jennifer Carpenter
Mario T. García, Literature as History: Autobiography, Testimonio, and the Novel in the Chicano and Latino Experience.
By Teresa Palomo Acosta
Stephen J. Pyne, The Southwest: A Fire Survey.
By Jeannette Vaught