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  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release : 01 January 2010
  • ISBN : 9781615325221
  • Page : 32 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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The compelling history of Texas government, with all its layers and intricate workings, is zestfully presented in this book. Readers will be delighted by the big ideas and big political personalities of the lone star state.

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Governing Texas

Governing Texas
  • Author : Sutter Cane
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781615325221
GET THIS BOOKGoverning Texas

The compelling history of Texas government, with all its layers and intricate workings, is zestfully presented in this book. Readers will be delighted by the big ideas and big political personalities of the lone star state.

Governing Texas

Governing Texas
  • Author : Jason P. Casellas,Anthony Champagne,Edward J. Harpham
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2017-02-01
  • ISBN : 0393283674
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The #1 selling book for Texas government courses, with a new focus on the future of Texas politics.

The Chief Executive In Texas

The Chief Executive In Texas
  • Author : Fred Gantt, Jr.
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release Date : 2014-08-19
  • ISBN : 9780292767683
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"A Texas governor has only two happy days: the day he is inaugurated and the day he retires." So spoke Joseph D. Sayers at the beginning of the twentieth century. Now, in an analysis of the Texas governorship by Fred Gantt, Jr., the reader learns why Governor Sayers' remark remains true many years after it was uttered: the office has come to be so demanding that the reader may ask why anyone would want it. Price Daniel described a typical

Race and Class in Texas Politics

Race and Class in Texas Politics
  • Author : Chandler Davidson
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 1992-03-10
  • ISBN : 0691025398
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The author brings mature understanding to the socio-economic factors that underlie the bewildering tangle of Texas politics.

The Texas Indians

The Texas Indians
  • Author : David La Vere
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : 1585443018
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Author David La Vere offers a complete chronological and cultural history of Texas Indians from twelve thousand years ago to the present day. He presents a unique view of their cultural history before and after European arrival, examining Indian interactions-both peaceful and violent-with Europeans, Mexicans, Texans, and Americans.

The Impact of Global Warming on Texas

The Impact of Global Warming on Texas
  • Author : Gerald R. North,Jurgen Schmandt
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release Date : 1995-01-01
  • ISBN : 0292755554
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Overall, this book is an admirable attempt at a discussion of the effects of global warming, and should stimulate discussions of policy options at the state, and even national, level. . . . This thought-provoking book is suitable for environmental decisionmakers in Texas (or in any state) who are trying to deal with global climate change. The book is ideal for supplementing college classes in environmental management and policy. --Science Books and Films This is the most wide-ranging, integrated analysis of climate change

Texas

Texas
  • Author : Rupert N Richardson,Adrian Anderson,Cary D Wintz,Ernest Wallace
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-23
  • ISBN : 9781315509808
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Written in a narrative style, this comprehensive yet accessible survey of Texas history offers a balanced, scholarly presentation of all time periods and topics.From the beginning sections on geography and prehistoric people, to the concluding discussions on the start of the twenty-first century, this text successfully considers each era equally in terms of space and emphasis.

The Texas State Constitution

The Texas State Constitution
  • Author : Janice C. May
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-04-15
  • ISBN : 9780199878123
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The Texas State Constitution provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's governing charter. In addition to an overview of Texas' constitutional history, this volume provides an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing the many significant changes that have been made since its initial drafting. This treatment, along with a table of cases, index, and bibliography provides an unsurpassed reference guide for students, scholars, and practitioners of Texas' constitution. Previously published by Greenwood, this title has

Spanish Texas, 1519–1821

Spanish Texas, 1519–1821
  • Author : Donald E. Chipman,Harriett Denise Joseph
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release Date : 2010-01-15
  • ISBN : 9780292721807
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A revised and expanded edition of an authoritative history presents a complete history of Spanish Texas, including important new discoveries about American Indians and women in early Texas. Simultaneous. Hardcover available.

The Power of the Texas Governor

The Power of the Texas Governor
  • Author : Brian McCall
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • ISBN : 9780292778368
GET THIS BOOKThe Power of the Texas Governor

George W. Bush called it "the best job in the world," yet many would argue that the Texas governorship is a weak office. Given few enumerated powers by the Texas Constitution, the governor must build a successful relationship with the state legislature—sometimes led by a powerful lieutenant governor or speaker of the opposing party—to advance his or her policy agenda. Yet despite the limitations on the office and the power of the legislative branch, many governors have had

The History of Texas

The History of Texas
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-01-28
  • ISBN : 9781118617731
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The History of Texas is fully revised and updated in this fifth edition to reflect the latest scholarship in its coverage of Texas history from the pre-Columbian era to the present. Fully revised to reflect the most recent scholarly findings Offers extensive coverage of twentieth-century Texas history Includes an overview of Texas history up to the Election of 2012 Provides online resources for students and instructors, including a test bank, maps, presentation slides, and more

The History of Texas

The History of Texas
  • Author : Robert A. Calvert,Arnoldo De Leon,Gregg Cantrell
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-03-04
  • ISBN : 9781119581437
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The most comprehensive, best-illustrated survey of the Lone Star State—the new, updated edition of the classic text The History of Texas offers a sweeping exploration of the Lone Star State, covering its history from the pre-Columbian period, to the era of Spanish control, to nineteenth century watershed events, through the 1900s and into the new millennium. This engaging, student-friendly textbook looks at how people of diverse politics, identity, class, ethnicity, and race shaped the state’s past and continue

Explorers and Settlers of Spanish Texas

Explorers and Settlers of Spanish Texas
  • Author : Donald Eugene Chipman,Harriet Denise Joseph
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • ISBN : 9780292793156
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In Notable Men and Women of Spanish Texas, Donald Chipman and Harriett Joseph combined dramatic, real-life incidents, biographical sketches, and historical background to reveal the real human beings behind the legendary figures who discovered, explored, and settled Spanish Texas from 1528 to 1821. Drawing from their earlier book and adapting the language and subject matter to the reading level and interests of middle and high school students, the authors here present the men and women of Spanish Texas for young adult readers

A Military History of Texas

A Military History of Texas
  • Author : Loyd Uglow
  • Publisher : University of North Texas Press
  • Release Date : 2022-03-15
  • ISBN : 9781574418767
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In its essence, Texas history is military history. Comprehensive in scope, A Military History of Texas provides the first single-volume military history of Texas from pre-Columbian clashes between Native American tribes to the establishment of the United States Space Force as the newest branch of the nation’s military in the twenty-first century. Rather than creating new theories of what happened, author Loyd Uglow synthesizes competing views of Texas’s military past into a narrative that deals evenhandedly with different

A New History of Texas for Schools

A New History of Texas for Schools
  • Author : Mrs. Percy V. Pennybacker
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1895
  • ISBN : WISC:89072960305
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