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Texas A&M University Press

Texas A&M University Press, founded in 1974, publishes in a wide range of subjects, including agriculture, anthropology, nautical archaeology, architecture, borderland studies, economics, military history, natural history, presidential studies, veterinary medicine, and works on the history and culture of Texas and the surrounding region. The Press currently publishes around sixty new titles a year in these fields. The great majority of the Press’s approximately one thousand backlist titles remain in print or are available in on-demand and electronic editions.


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  1. Attracting Birds in the Texas Hill Country

    Rufus Stephens and Jan Wrede have teamed up to write a practical guidebook on how to improve habitat for birds on both small and large properties throughout the Texas Hill Country. Each chapter contains an in-depth discussion of common problems and possible solutions for developing optimum habitat. The book showcases 107 species in their habitats with colour photographs. Learn More
    £40.50

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  2. Glorious Gulf of Mexico

    Stunned by ignorance about the Gulf of Mexico following the 2010 Macondo oil spill, underwater photographer Jesse Cancelmo turned his camera on the marine life of this 600,000 square mile international sea. With the goal of countering dismissive descriptions of a Gulf plagued with dead zones and overrun by oil rigs, Cancelmo set out to capture a world rarely acknowledged, let alone seen. Learn More
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  3. Vertical Reefs

    On a clear night, the bright lights of oil platforms sparkle in the Gulf of Mexico. Thousands of these platforms play an important role in the lives of underwater species. Tapping into years of diving experience, marine biologist Mary Wicksten looks at the inhabitants and visitors of these “vertical reefs”, explaining how life arrives on the platforms, what species settle and stay, and which ones visit then disappear. Learn More
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  4. Caddo

    In a stunning tribute to one of Texas' most enigmatic waterways, a veteran East Texas historian and a professional photographer have together created an homage to a lake like no other - half Texas, half Louisiana, a swampy labyrinth of bald cypress and water plants filled with mystery, legend, and a staggering amount of biological complexity. Learn More
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  5. The Bird is on the Wing

    Providing an easily understandable introduction to the role of aerodynamics in the design of such historic American aircraft as the DC-3, X-1, and 747, James Hansen presents a history of aircraft technology and biographies of the scientists, engineers, and designers who created the airplanes. Learn More
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  6. The Material Culture of German Texans

    German immigrants of the nineteenth century left a distinctive mark on the lifestyles and vernacular architecture of Texas. In this first comprehensive survey of the art and artifacts of German Texans, Kenneth Hafertepe explores how their material culture was influenced by their European roots, how it was adapted to everyday life in Texas, and how it changed over time. Learn More
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  7. Bison and People on the North American Great Plains

    The near disappearance of the American bison in the nineteenth century is commonly understood to be the result of overhunting, capitalist greed, and all but genocidal military policy. This interpretation remains seductive because of its simplicity. But as this volume of groundbreaking scholarship shows, the story of the bison's demise is actually more nuanced. Learn More
    £60.50

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  8. Kennewick Man

    Almost from the day of its accidental discovery along the banks of the Columbia River in Washington State in July 1996, the ancient skeleton of Kennewick Man has garnered significant attention from scientific and Native American communities as well as public media outlets. This volume represents a collaboration among physical and forensic anthropologists, archaeologists, geologists, and geochemists, among others, and presents the results of the scientific study of this remarkable find. Learn More
    £75.95

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  9. Builders

    Herman and George R. Brown, formidable figures in the construction industry and Texas politics, made a unique business team. This book serves as both a history of their lives and as an examination of business life in mid-20th-century America. Learn More
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  10. Healing Landscapes of Texas

    In this volume, artist Jeanne Norsworthy shares her experiences with and observations of nature and people found in the Big Thicket and the Big Bend, Texas. Her drawings and paintings seek to transmit the power of these sites to heal, lift, soothe and strengthen those who watch and listen. Learn More
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  11. Flying Man

    Hugo Junkers (1859-1935) was a German engineer and aircraft designer generally credited as the pioneer of all-metal airplanes. Richard Byers offers compelling narrative of a man and his machines. Flying Man is a contribution not only to the history of aviation but also adds to our understanding of the consolidation of power in Germany's march toward World War II. Learn More
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  12. The Art and Archaeology of Venetian Ships and Boats

    Drawing on material from several disciplines, this study presents a history of Venetian art, then catalogues each known piece of Venetian art that depicts watercraft. It includes such information as the title, artist, date, location, types of watercraft shown, and a description of each piece. Learn More
    £78.50

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  13. The Ship That Held Up Wall Street

    In January 1982, archaeologists conducting a pre-construction excavation at 175 Water Street in Lower Manhattan found the remains of an eighteenth-century ship. The Ship that Held Up Wall Street tells the story of the discovery, excavation, and study of what came to be called the “Ronson ship site,” named for the site’s developer, Howard Ronson. Learn More
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  14. Those Vulgar Tubes

    The disposal of human waste is critical, especially where humans are in close quarters. Here, Joe J. Simmons has collected and interpreted the available archaeological and iconographical evidence, providing a rich view of a historically censored subject. Learn More
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  15. 100 Years of Air Power and Aviation

    In "100 Years of Air Power and Aviation", Robin Higham presents a critical history of British, American, Soviet, German, Italian, French, Japanese and Israeli aviation. The volume looks at everything from the roots of strategic bombing to the lessons learned during the invasion of Ethiopia. Learn More
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  16. Woman President

    What elements of American political and rhetorical culture block the imagining - and thus, the electing - of a woman as president? Examining both major-party and third-party campaigns by women, including the 2008 campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin, the authors of Woman President identify the factors that limit electoral possibilities for women. Learn More
    £25.50

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