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Green Library
v. ; 22 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xxii, 394 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Growing up absurd
  • Should we? or shouldn't we?
  • The first blast of the trumpet
  • The battle of New Orleans, part I: opening salvos: Louisiana and Mississippi
  • The battle of New Orleans, part II: Texas engages
  • Crossing the threshold
  • Justice that arrives like a thunderbolt
  • Backlash in Texas
  • Married at last, deep in the heart of Texas.
In early 2013 same-sex marriage was legal in only ten states and the District of Columbia. That year the Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Windsor appeared to open the door to marriage equality. In Texas, Mark Phariss and Vic Holmes, together for sixteen years and deeply in love, wondered why no one had stepped across the threshold to challenge their state's 2005 constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage. They agreed to join a lawsuit being put together by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLD.Two years later-after tense battles in the Federal District Court for the Western District of Texas and in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, after sitting through oral arguments at the Supreme Court of the United States in Obergefell v. Hodges-they won the right to marry deep in the heart of Texas. But the road they traveled was never easy. Accidental Activists is the deeply moving story of two men who struggled to achieve the dignity of which Justice Anthony Kennedy spoke in a series of Supreme Court decisions that recognized the "personhood, " the essential humanity of gays and lesbians.Author David Collins tells Mark and Vic's story in the context of legal and social history and explains the complex legal issues and developments surrounding same-sex marriage in layman's terms.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781574416923 20171002
Green Library
1 online resource (xxi, 275 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
  • Foreword by John A. Lomax III, John Nova Lomax, and Anna Lomax WoodPrefaceI. Boyhood in BosqueII. CollegeIII. Hunting Cowboy SongsIV. Twenty Years InterimV. American Ballads and Folk SongsVI. Penitentiary NegroesVII. Iron Head and Clear RockVIII. Alabama Red LandIX. Burials, Baptizings and a Penitentiary SermonX. Chanteys, Ballads, Work Songs and CallsXI. Some Interesting PeopleXII. Melodies and MemoriesIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477313718 20171023
Growing up beside the Chisholm Trail, captivated by the songs of passing cowboys and his bosom friend, an African American farmhand, John A. Lomax developed a passion for American folk songs that ultimately made him one of the foremost authorities on this fundamental aspect of Americana. Across many decades and throughout the country, Lomax and his informants created over five thousand recordings of America's musical heritage, including ballads, blues, children's songs, fiddle tunes, field hollers, lullabies, play-party songs, religious dramas, spirituals, and work songs. He acted as honorary curator of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, directed the Slave Narrative Project of the WPA, and cofounded the Texas Folklore Society. Lomax's books include Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads, American Ballads and Folk Songs, Negro Folk Songs as Sung by Leadbelly, and Our Singing Country, the last three coauthored with his son Alan Lomax. Adventures of a Ballad Hunter is a memoir of Lomax's eventful life. It recalls his early years and the fruitful decades he spent on the road collecting folk songs, on his own and later with son Alan and second wife Ruby Terrill Lomax. Vibrant, amusing, often haunting stories of the people he met and recorded are the gems of this book, which also gives lyrics for dozens of songs. Adventures of a Ballad Hunter illuminates vital traditions in American popular culture and the labor that has gone into their preservation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477313718 20171023
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1 online resource (x, 307 pages) : maps, illustrations.
  • A Lone Star state of mind
  • East Texas
  • Soul Stirrers (Trinity). In search of Rebert Harris
  • Harry Choates (Port Arthur). Death in a jail cell
  • Barbara Lynn (Beaumont). The empress of Gulf Coast soul
  • Janis Joplin (Port Arthur). Lust for love
  • Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown (Orange). Count Basie of the blues
  • Houston
  • Geto Boys and D.J. Screw. Where the dirty South began
  • Floyd Tillman. Honky tonk triple threat
  • Milt Larkin Orchestra. Birth of the Texas tenors
  • Archie Bell and the Drells with the Tsu Toronados. "Hey, everybody, that's me!"
  • Dallas/ Fort Worth area
  • Ray Price (Mount Pleasant). "The good times, my ass!"
  • T-Bone Walker (Oak Cliff). Architect of electric blues
  • Townes Van Zandt (Fort Worth). Poet
  • Ella Mae Morse (Mansfield). "You sing like a black girl."
  • King Curtis (Fort Worth). Cowtown soul stew
  • Lefty Frizzell (Corsicana). The voice of honky tonk
  • Freddie King (Gilmer). Stingin' sound heard 'cross the Atlantic
  • Ronnie Dawson (Waxahachie). The blond bomber
  • Waco area
  • Billy Joe Shaver (Waco). "The second time I done it on my own"
  • Bobbie Nelson (Abbott). Amazing Grace
  • Tom Wilson (Waco). A record producer is a psychoanalyst with rhythm
  • Blind Willie Johnson (Temple). Revelations in the dark
  • Cindy Walker (Mexia). First lady of Texas song
  • Johnny Gimble (Waco/ Tyler). The common man as master
  • Austin
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan. Straight from the heart
  • Blaze Foley. Killing of a songwriter
  • Butthole Surfers. Showing worm movies
  • Don Walser. Pavarotti of the Plains
  • Alejandro Escovedo. Hands of the son
  • Calvin Russell. The man makes the hat
  • San Antonio and Rio Grande Valley
  • Steve Jordan (San Antonio). "I'm an animal, bro."
  • Freddy Fender and Doug Sahm (San Benito/San Antonio). The Groove Brothers
  • Selena (Corpus Christi). Frozen in perfection
  • Lydia Mendoza (San Antonio). La Alondra de la Frontera
  • West Texas
  • Waylon Jennings (Littlefield). The first time he done it on his own
  • Chuck Wagon Gang (Lubbock). The Texas Carter family
  • Bobby Fuller (El Paso). King of El Paso rock
  • Bobby Keys (Slaton). Rolling stone from Texas
  • Ernest Tubb (Crisp/ San Angelo). Thanks a lot
  • Guy Clark (Monahans). Songs that work
  • Just kids
  • Nick Curran (Dallas/ Austin). Up on the sun
  • Bobby Ramirez (Port Arthur). Everybody's brother
  • Behind the scenes
  • Burton Wilson
  • Evelyn Johnson
  • Clifford Antone
  • Brent Grulke
  • Chet Flippo
  • C-Boy Parks.
A lavishly illustrated collection of forty-two profiles of Texas music pioneers, most underrated or overlooked, All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music covers the musical landscape of a most musical state. The first edition was published in 2005 to wide acclaim. This second edition includes updated information, a bonus section of six behind-the-scenes heroes, and fifteen new portraits of Lefty Frizzell, Janis Joplin, and others, spanning such diverse styles as blues, country, hip-hop, conjunto, gospel, rock, and jazz.D.J. Stout and Pentagram designed the reborn edition, with photographer Scott Newton providing portraits. Michael Corcoran has been writing about Texas music for more than thirty years, for the Dallas Morning News and Austin American Statesman, as well as in such publications as Texas Monthly and Spin. These pieces are based on his personal interviews with their subjects as well as in-depth research. Expertly written with flair, the book is a musical waltz across Texas.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781574416688 20171106
xviii, 227 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
  • Foreword: No Place Like It by Meghan DaumIntroduction by Bernard FriedmanPart 1: The Functions and Meanings of HomeRichard MeierGrant HildebrandWitold RybczynskiLester WalkerSarah SusankaBarbara Winslow and Max JacobsonHadley ArnoldPart 2: History, Tradition, ChangeRobert Venturi and Denise Scott BrownKenneth FramptonLee MindelEric Owen MossRobert A. M. SternSam WattersDouglas GarofaloTracy KidderPart 3: Activism, Sustainability, EnvironmentMarianne CusatoAndrew FreearCameron SinclairRobert IvyCharles GwathmeyPart 4: Cities, Suburbs, RegionsPaul GoldbergerJeremiah EckTom KundigElizabeth Plater-ZyberkDavid SalmelaPart 5: Technology, Innovation, MaterialsToshiko MoriGreg LynnThom MayneLorcan O'HerlihyFrank Escher and Ravi GuneWardenaAcknowledgmentsPhotography CreditsIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477312865 20170710
"Home is an idea, " Meghan Daum writes in her foreword, "a story we tell ourselves about who we are and who and what we want closest in our midst." In The American Idea of Home, documentary filmmaker Bernard Friedman interviews more than thirty leaders in the field of architecture about a constellation of ideas relating to housing and home. The interviewees include Pritzker Prize winners Thom Mayne, Richard Meier, and Robert Venturi; Pulitzer Prize winners Paul Goldberger and Tracy Kidder; American Institute of Architects head Robert Ivy; and legendary architects such as Denise Scott Brown, Charles Gwathmey, Kenneth Frampton, and Robert A. M. Stern. The American idea of home and the many types of housing that embody it launch lively, wide-ranging conversations about some of the most vital and important issues in architecture today. The topics that Friedman and his interviewees discuss illuminate five overarching themes: the functions and meanings of home; history, tradition, and change in residential architecture; activism, sustainability, and the environment; cities, suburbs, and regions; and technology, innovation, and materials. Friedman frames the interviews with an extended introduction that highlights these themes and helps readers appreciate the common concerns that underlie projects as disparate as Katrina cottages and Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian houses. Readers will come away from these thought-provoking interviews with an enhanced awareness of the "under the hood" kinds of design decisions that fundamentally shape our ideas of home and the dwellings in which we live.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477312865 20170710
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
63 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 31 cm
Arkansas Post, the first European settlement in what would become Jefferson's Louisiana, had an important mission as the only settlement between Natchez and the Illinois Country, a stretch of more than eight hundred miles along the Mississippi River. The Post was a stopping point for shelter and supplies for those travelling by boat or land, and it was of strategic importance as well, as it nurtured and sustained a crucial alliance with the Quapaw Indians, the only tribe that occupied the region.The Arkansas Post of Louisiana covers the most essential aspects of the Post's history, including the nature of the European population, their social life, the economy, the architecture, and the political and military events that reflected and shaped the Post's mission.Beautifully illustrated with maps, portraits, lithographs, photographs, documents, and superb examples of Quapaw hide paintings, The Arkansas Post of Louisiana is a perfect introduction to this fascinating place at the confluence of the Arkansas and Mississippi Rivers, a place that served as a multicultural gathering spot, and became a seminal part of the history of Arkansas and the nation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781682260340 20170907
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
1 online resource (412 pages) : illustrations.
"Eddie's story is by turns hilarious, informative, and the living spirit of its age...[He] piles the most unlikely anecdotes on top of one another, creating a land of enchantment and an order of chemically altered consciousness that rescues an era I'd thought not so much lost as forgotten. Not only am I thrilled I've read this story and wish I was in it, I wish I'd written it." -Dave Marsh, from the foreword "The Armadillo World Headquarters ...was one of the most exciting, and remained one of the most exciting, places in the United States for the years that it was in operation. I saw a little of everything at the Armadillo, and it was one of the great experiences of my life." -Ann Richards, from the author's preface On August 7, 1970, Eddie Wilson and a band of hippies threw open the doors of Armadillo World Headquarters, and the live music capital of the world was born in Austin, Texas. Over its ten-year lifespan, the Armadillo hosted thousands of high-profile musicians-Willie Nelson, Frank Zappa, Bruce Springsteen, Taj Mahal, AC/DC, Charlie Daniels, the Ramones, Roy Buchanan, and Bette Midler, to name a random few. The Armadillo helped define the Austin lifestyle, culture, and identity, setting the stage for successors such as the SXSW music festival, PBS's Austin City Limits, and the ACL festival, which have made Austin an international destination for music fans. In this rollicking memoir, Eddie Wilson tells the behind-the-scenes story of the Armadillo from the moment he first peered into a derelict National Guard armory building and knew that destiny had found him. He vividly describes how two previously clashing groups-rednecks and hippies-came together at the Armadillo, enjoying a new blend of country music and rock that spawned a many-named movement: cosmic cowboy, progressive country, and redneck rock, among others. Wilson also reveals the struggles and creative solutions that kept the doors open, the angels who provided timely infusions of cash, the janitors and carpenters who maintained the Dillo, and the artists who created iconic poster art. Extensively illustrated with candid photographs and music posters, Armadillo World Headquarters recounts the story of this legendary venue as no other book can.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477313824 20171030
EBSCOhost Access limited to 1 user
40 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
xix, 324 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
  • Part I: New York's Museum of Modern Art
  • The Rivera retrospective
  • Part II: Rockefeller Center
  • The art program and the Rivera mural commission
  • Producing a mural, removing it from view
  • Destruction of the mural
  • Part III: Mexico City's Palace of Fine Arts
  • Commissioning the mural, painting it anew.
Collaborations during the Great Depression between the Mexican artist and Communist activist Diego Rivera and institutions in the United States and Mexico were fraught with risk, as the artist occasionally deviated from course, serving and then subverting his patrons. Catha Paquette investigates controversies surrounding Rivera's retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, his Rockefeller Center mural Man at the Crossroads, and the Mexican government's commissioning of its reconstruction at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City. She proposes that both the artist and his patrons were using art for extraordinary purposes, leveraging clarity and ambiguity to weigh in on debates concerning labor policies and speech rights; relations between the United States, Mexico, and the Soviet Union; and the viability of capitalism, communism, and socialism. Rivera and his patrons' shared interest in images of labor-a targeted audience-made cooperative ventures possible. In recounting Rivera's shifts in strategy from collaboration/exploitation to antagonism/conflict, Paquette highlights the extent to which the artist was responding to politico-economic developments and facilitating alignment/realignment among leftist groups for and against Stalin. Although the artwork that resulted from these instances of patronage had the potential to serve conflicting purposes, Rivera's images and the protests that followed the destruction of the Rockefeller Center mural were integral to a surge in oppositional expression that effected significant policy changes in the United States and Mexico.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477311004 20170306
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
xix, 410 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • PrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroductionPart I. Ranking and Class InequalityChapter 1. Migrant Farmworkers (with Juanita Valdez Cox)Chapter 2. The Colonias of South Texas (with David Arizmendi)Chapter 3. "Only a Maid": Undocumented Domestic Workers in South TexasChapter 4. Social Inequality on the Mexican Side of the BorderConclusion to Part I: Social Class on the South Texas-Northern Mexico BorderPart II. Racial and Ethnic InequalityChapter 5. The Pain of Gain: South Texas Schools Then and Now (with Daniel P. King)Chapter 6. From Mexicanos to Mexican Americans to Americans? (with Chrystell Flota)Chapter 7. "Ahi Viene el Bolillo!": Anglos in South Texas (with Jenny Chamberlain)Chapter 8. Race and Ethnicity in South TexasConclusion to Part II: The Interaction of Race, Class, and EthnicityEpilogue: The Strength and Resilience of People of the South Texas Border (with John Sargent)Appendix A. Borderlife Survey Research Projects Utilized in This VolumeAppendix B. Students Who Contributed Ethnographic AccountsNotesBibliographyIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477312728 20170907
A classic account of life on the Texas-Mexico border, Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados offers the fullest portrait currently available of the people of the South Texas/Northern Mexico borderlands. First published in 1999, the book is now extensively revised and updated throughout to cover developments since 2000, including undocumented immigration, the drug wars, race relations, growing social inequality, and the socioeconomic gap between Latinos and the rest of American society-issues of vital and continuing national importance. An outgrowth of the Borderlife Research Project conducted at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados uses the voices of several hundred Valley residents, collected by embedded student researchers and backed by the findings of sociological surveys, to describe the lives of migrant farmworkers, colonia residents, undocumented domestic servants, maquiladora workers, and Mexican street children. Likewise, it explores social, racial, and ethnic relations in South Texas among groups such as Latinos, Mexican immigrants, wealthy Mexican visitors, Anglo residents or tourists, and Asian and African American residents of South Texas. With this firsthand material and an explanatory focus that utilizes and applies social-science theoretical concepts, the book thoroughly addresses the future composition and integration of Latinos into the society and culture of the United States.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477312728 20170907
Green Library
xiv, 332 pages ; 24 cm.
  • AcknowledgmentsChapter 1. Introduction: Books Out of BooksT Is for Texas, T Is for Tennessee: Cormac McCarthy's Literary JourneyThe Wittliff CollectionLiterary Influence and the Novels of Cormac McCarthy Chapter 2. The Orchard Keeper Faulkner, William (1897-1962) [See also The Stonemason]Frost, Robert (1874-1963) [See also The Road]Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Chapter 3. Outer Dark Camus, Albert (1913-1960) [See also Whales and Men] Chapter 4. Child of God Hitchcock, Alfred (1899-1980) Chapter 5. The Gardener's Son Bealer, Alex (1921-1980)Christian, William (b. 1944)Dawley, Thomas Robinson (1862-1930)Ginsberg, Allen (1926-1997)Gurdjieff, George (1866-1949)Huxley, Aldous (1894-1963)Joyce, James (1882-1941) [See also Suttree-- in addition, see entries for Joseph Gerard Brennan and Peter De Vries in Suttree]McLaurin, Melton Alonza (b. 1941)Rapoport, Amos (b. 1929) Chapter 6. Suttree Abbey, Edward (1927-1989)Agee, James (1909-1955)Algren, Nelson (1909-1981)Bellow, Saul (1915-2005)Beowulf (ca. eighth century) [See also Blood Meridian]Brennan, Joseph Gerard (1910-2004)Brown, Christy (1932-1981)Cooke, Ebenezer (ca. 1667-ca. 1732)Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)Davidson, Donald (1893-1968)De Vries, Peter (1910-1993)Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns) (1888-1965) [See also The Road]Ericson, Eric B. (dates unknown), and Goesta Wollin (1912-1995)Farrell, James T. (1904-1979)Flaubert, Gustave (1821-1880)Foucault, Michel (1926-1984)Graves, Robert (1895-1985)Hoagland, Edward (b. 1932)Hunting in the Old South: Original Narratives of the Hunters (1967)Joyce, James (1882-1941) [See also The Gardener's Son-- in addition, see entries for Joseph Gerard Brennan and Peter De Vries in this chapter]Jung, Carl Gustav (1875-1961) [See also entry for Tabula Smaragdina in this chapter]Koestler, Arthur (1905-1983)Lampedusa, Giuseppe Tomasi di (1896-1957)Lewis, Wyndham (1882-1957)Lissner, Ivar (1909-1967)Mailer, Norman (1923-2007)The Malleus Maleficarum (1487)Maryland: A Guide to the Old Line State (1940)Massinger, Philip (1583-1640)Melville, Herman (1818-1891) [See also The Stonemason and Whales and Men]Miller, Henry (1891-1980) [See also Correspondence]Montaigne, Michel Eyquem de (1533-1592) [See also Whales and Men] 000Nordau, Max (1849-1923)Pater, Walter (1839-1894)Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) [See also Blood Meridian and The Road]Spengler, Oswald (1880-1936) [See also The Road-- in addition, see entry for Wyndham Lewis in Suttree]Steele, Wilbur Daniel (1886-1970)Steinbeck, John (1902-1968)Stephenson, Carl (1893-1954)Tabula Smaragdina [See also entry for Carl Gustav Jung in this chapter]Thompson, Francis (1859-1907)Trumbo, Dalton (1905-1976)West, Nathanael (1903-1940)Weston, Jessie L. (1850-1928)Wolfe, Thomas (1900-1938)Xenophanes (ca. 570-ca. 478 BCE) [See also Heraclitus in Blood Meridian]Chapter 7. Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West Beowulf (ca. eighth century) [See also Suttree]Boehme, Jacob (1575-1624) [See also Eugen Herrigel in this chapter]Celine, Louis-Ferdinand (1894-1961)Chaucer, Geoffrey (1343-1400)Collinson, Frank (1855-1943)Conrad, Joseph (1857-1924)Dillard, Annie (b. 1945)Dobie, J. Frank (1888-1964)Doughty, Charles Montagu (1843-1926)Durant, Will (1885-1981)Fraser, Julius Thomas (1923-2010)Gard, Wayne (1899-1986)Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von (1749-1832)Heller, Joseph (1923-1999)Heraclitus (ca. 535-ca. 475 BCE)Herrigel, Eugen (1884-1955) [See also Jacob Boehme in this chapter]James, William (1842-1910)Kierkegaard, Soren (1813-1855)Kinnell, Galway (1927-2014)Krutch, Joseph Wood (1893-1970)McGinniss, Joe (1942-2014)Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900)O'Brien, Tim (b. 1946)O'Connor, Mary Flannery (1925-1964)Pirsig, Robert M. (b. 1928) [See also The Road]Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David) (1919-2010)Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) [See also Suttree and The Road]Sri Aurobindo (1872-1950)Tolstoy, Leo (1828-1910)Valery, Paul (1871-1945)Whitehead, Alfred North (1861-1947)Wolfe, Tom (b. 1931) Chapter 8. The Stonemason Cicero, Marcus Tullius (106-43 BCE)Faulkner, William (1897-1962) [See also The Orchard Keeper]Frankl, Paul (1878-1962)Gaines, Ernest J. (b. 1933)Galsworthy, John (1867-1933)Genovese, Eugene (1930-2012)Gould, Robert Freke (1836-1915)Herbert, Edward (1583-1648)Langley, Batty (1696-1751)Lesy, Michael (b. 1945)Melville, Herman (1819-1891) [See also Suttree and Whales and Men]Northrop, Filmer Stuart Cuckow (1893-1992)Rilke, Rainer Maria (1875-1926)Rosengarten, Theodore (b. 1944)Rykwert, Joseph (b. 1926) Chapter 9. The Crossing Gandia, Manuel Zeno (1855-1930)Leopold, Aldo (1887-1948) Chapter 10. Cities of the Plain Artemidorus (second century CE)Bell, John Stewart (1928-1990)Kanner, Leo (1894-1981)Thorndike, Lynn (1882-1965)Williams, James Robert (1888-1957) Chapter 11. The Road Beckett, Samuel (1906-1989)Defoe, Daniel (1660-1731)Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns) (1888-1965) [See also Suttree]Frost, Robert (1874-1963) [See also The Orchard Keeper]Kierkegaard, Soren (1813-1855) [See also Blood Meridian]London, Jack (1876-1916)Markson, David (1927-2010)Martin, PaulOvsyanikov, NikitaPagels, Heinz (1939-1988)Pirsig, Robert M. (b. 1928) [See also Blood Meridian]Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) [See also Suttree and Blood Meridian]Twain, Mark (Samuel Langhorne Clemens--1835-1910) Chapter 12. Whales and Men Arendt, Hannah (1906-1975)Augustine of Hippo (354-430)Beston, Henry (1888-1968)Borges, Jorge Luis (1899-1986)Camus, Albert (1913-1960) [See also Outer Dark]Cervantes, Miguel de (1547-1616)Dyson, Freeman (b. 1923)Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961)Hoffer, Eric (1898-1983)Hyde, Douglas (1860-1949)Jeffers, Robinson (1887-1962)Lopez, Barry Holstun (b. 1945)Melville, Herman (1819-1891) [See also Suttree and The Stonemason]Montaigne, Michel Eyquem de (1533-1592) [See also Suttree]Moore, George Augustus (1852-1933)Mowat, Farley (1921-2014)Pound, Ezra (1885-1972)Taylor, Gordon Rattray (1911-1981)Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre (1881-1955)Thomas, Dylan (1914-1953)Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939) Chapter 13. Correspondence Brinnin, John Malcolm (1916-1998)Byron, George Gordon, Lord (1788-1824)Chatwin, Bruce (1940-1989)Clarke, Arthur C. (1917-2008)Davenport, Guy (1927-2005)Graves, John (b. 1920)Hansen, Ron (b. 1947)Hardy, Thomas (1840-1928)Kundera, Milan (b. 1929)Leone, Sergio (1929-1989)Lowry, Malcolm (1909-1957)McGuane, Thomas (b. 1939)Miller, Henry (1891-1980) [See also Suttree]Ondaatje, Michael (b. 1943)Scarry, Elaine (b. 1946) NotesBibliographyIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477313480 20170925
Cormac McCarthy told an interviewer for the New York Times Magazine that "books are made out of books, " but he has been famously unwilling to discuss how his own writing draws on the works of other writers. Yet his novels and plays masterfully appropriate and allude to an extensive range of literary works, demonstrating that McCarthy is well aware of literary tradition, respectful of the canon, and deliberately situating himself in a knowing relationship to precursors. The Wittliff Collection at Texas State University acquired McCarthy's literary archive in 2007. In Books Are Made Out of Books, Michael Lynn Crews thoroughly mines the archive to identify nearly 150 writers and thinkers that McCarthy himself references in early drafts, marginalia, notes, and correspondence. Crews organizes the references into chapters devoted to McCarthy's published works, the unpublished screenplay Whales and Men, and McCarthy's correspondence. For each work, Crews identifies the authors, artists, or other cultural figures that McCarthy references; gives the source of the reference in McCarthy's papers; provides context for the reference as it appears in the archives; and explains the significance of the reference to the novel or play that McCarthy was working on. This groundbreaking exploration of McCarthy's literary influences-impossible to undertake before the opening of the archive-vastly expands our understanding of how one of America's foremost authors has engaged with the ideas, images, metaphors, and language of other thinkers and made them his own.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477313480 20170925
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xi, 379 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"Someone lucky enough to live on Milwaukee's near north side between 1888 and 1952 could experience the world without ever leaving the neighborhood. Nestled between North Seventh and Eighth Streets and West Chambers and Burleigh, Borchert Field was Milwaukee's major sports venue for 64 years. In this rickety wooden stadium (originally called Athletic Park), Wisconsin residents had a close-up view of sports history in the making, along with rodeos, thrill shows, and even multiple eruptions of Mount Vesuvius. In Borchert Field, baseball historian Bob Buege introduces the famous and fascinating athletes who dazzled audiences in Milwaukee's venerable ballpark. All the legendary baseball figures--the Bambino, Satchel Paige, Ty Cobb, Joltin' Joe, Jackie Robinson, the Say Hey Kid--played there. Olympic heroes Jim Thorpe, Babe Didrikson, and Jesse Owens displayed their amazing talents in Borchert. Knute Rockne's Fighting Irish competed there, and Curly Lambeau's Green Bay Packers took the field 10 times. Buege tells stories of other monumental moments at Borchert as well, including a presidential visit, women ballplayers, the arrival of television broadcasting, the 1922 national balloon race, and an appearance by scat-singing bandleader Cab Calloway. Borchert Field is long gone, but every page of this book takes readers back to the sights, sounds, and spectacle of its heyday"-- Provided by publisher.
"Athletic Park, later named Borchert Field, was Milwaukee's major sports venue for 64 years. From 1888 to 1952, all the legendary figures in American sports, and other fields of endeavor, performed there. This rickety wooden stadium on Milwaukee's north side gave the residents of Wisconsin a close-up look at sports history in the making, along with rodeos, thrill shows, and even multiple eruptions of Mount Vesuvius. In 64 short and lively chapters, Buege introduces the famous and fascinating athletes, from baseball and football players to wrestlers and rodeo riders, who dazzled audiences at Borchert Field. He also sprinkles in stories of other monumental moments at Borchert, including a presidential visit, the arrival of television broadcasting, and an appearance by scat-singing bandleader Cab Calloway"-- Provided by publisher.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
24 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 28 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
xii, 262 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
  • Origins through 1939
  • An introduction
  • Dawn of the tank
  • The Great War and its wake
  • American armor during the interwar years
  • Guderian and the German attack on Poland
  • Panzers in France
  • Summer 1940-Fall 1944
  • Creating the US armored force
  • African desert, British troops, American tanks
  • World War
  • El Alamein
  • Disaster in Tunisia
  • Lessons from the desert
  • The 781st Tank Battalion, Fall 1944-VE day
  • The Mediterranean and France
  • The separate tank battalion
  • Battalion operations, October-December 1944
  • Hunting tanks, improving tanks
  • Battalion operations, January 1945
  • Battalion operations, February-March 1945
  • Battalion operations, April-May 1945
  • Postwar and review.
Green Library
xxii, 440 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Military school culture
  • The long road to West Point
  • Early West Point and Captain Partridge's military school movement
  • Sylvanus Thayer and the military school culture
  • Francis Smith, Virginia Military Institute, and Southern military education
  • Military education and the Civil War
  • The United States Naval Academy and maritime academies
  • The lost cause and the Grand Army of the Republic
  • Of sabers and scripture
  • Tested by war, depression, and fire
  • World War II through the 1950s
  • Vietnam and the decline of the military school
  • Resurgence of an old educational tradition
  • Conclusions
  • Appendix A: Military schools of the United States, 1802-2014
  • Appendix B: Military schools of the United States by category, 2014
  • Appendix C: Military schools of the United States, 1802-2014
  • Appendix D: Number of schools by type for each military school compared
  • Appendix E: Selected military school alumni.
Since the founding of the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1802, more than eight hundred military schools have existed in this country. The vast majority have closed their doors, been absorbed into other educational institutions, or otherwise faded away, but others soldier on, adapting to changing times and changing educational needs. While many individual institutions have had their histories written or their stories told, to date no single book has attempted to explore the full scope of the military school in American history. Cadets on Campus is the first book to cover the origin, history, and culture of the nation's military schools-secondary and collegiate-and this breadth of coverage will appeal to historians and alumni alike. Author John Alfred Coulter identifies several key figures who were pivotal to the formation of military education, including Sylvanus Thayer, the "father of West Point, " and Alden Partridge, the founder of the school later known as Norwich University, the first private military school in the country. He also reveals that military schools were present across the nation, despite the conventional wisdom that most military schools, and, indeed, the culture that surrounds them, were limited to the South. Coulter addresses the shuttering of military schools in the era after the Vietnam War and then notes a curious resurgence of interest in military education since the turn of the century.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781623495213 20170530
Green Library
16 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
231 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
"Inspired by August Derleth's seminal book The Wisconsin, Richard D. Cornell traveled the Chippewa River from its two sources south of Ashland to where it joins the Mississippi. Over several decades he returned time and again in his red canoe to immerse himself in the stories of the Chippewa River and document its valley, from the Ojibwe and early fur traders and lumbermen to the varied and hopeful communities of today. Cornell shares tales of such historical figures as legendary Ojibwe leader Chief Buffalo, world famous wrestler Charlie Fisher, and supercomputer innovator Seymour Cray, along with the lesser-known stories of local luminaries such as Dr. John 'Little Bird' Anderson. Cornell gathered firsthand stories from diners and dives, local museums and landmarks, quaint small-town newspaper offices, and the homes of old-timers and local historians. Through his conversations with ordinary people, he gets at the heart of the Chippewa and shares a history of the river that is both one of a kind and deeply personal"--Provided by publisher.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • IntroductionOne. Talk of the Town: BeginningsTwo. Up the Neck: PretendersThree. Birds of Paradise: Extended Play and Pretenders IIFour. Time the Avenger: Learning to CrawlFive. Don't Get Me Wrong: Get Close and Packed!Six. Legalise Me: Last of the Independents and !Viva El Amor!Seven. Complex Person: Loose Screw and Break Up the ConcreteEight. You or No One: Fidelity!, Stockholm, and RecklessAcknowledgmentsSources and NotesSelected DiscographyIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477310397 20170703
A musical force across four decades, a voice for the ages, and a great songwriter, Chrissie Hynde is one of America's foremost rockers. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005, she and her band The Pretenders have released ten albums since 1980. The Pretenders' debut LP has been acclaimed as one of the best albums of all time by VH1 and Rolling Stone. In a business filled with "pretenders" and posers, Hynde remains unassailably authentic. Although she blazed the trail for countless female musicians, Hynde has never embraced the role of rock-feminist and once remarked, "It's never been my intention to change the world or set an example for others to follow." Instead, she pursued her own vision of rock-a band of "motorcycles with guitars." Chrissie Hynde: A Musical Biography traces this legend's journey from teenage encounters with rock royalty to the publication of her controversial memoir Reckless in 2015. Adam Sobsey digs deep into Hynde's catalog, extolling her underrated songwriting gifts and the greatness of The Pretenders' early classics and revealing how her more recent but lesser-known records are not only underappreciated but actually key to understanding her earlier work, as well as her evolving persona. Sobsey hears Hynde's music as a way into her life outside the studio, including her feminism, signature style, vegetarianism, and Hinduism. She is "a self-possessed, self-exiled idol with no real forbears and no true musical descendants: a complete original.".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477310397 20170703
Music Library

20. Coal resources [2017]

xi, 65 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)