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Week of Monday, May 08 2017

Portraits of courage : a commander in chief's tribute to America's warriors / George W. Bush.
New York : Crown Publishers, [2017]
759.13 B963P 2017
Received: 5/11/2017
Soldiers--United States--Portraits.
Veterans--United States--Portraits.
Soldiers--United States--Biography.
Veterans--United States--Biography.
Veterans--United States--Portraits.
Veterans--United States--Biography.
ART--Subjects & Themes--Portraits.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Military.
HISTORY--Military--Veterans.
Soldiers.
Themes, motives.
Veterans.

The crisis of the middle class constitution : why economic inequality threatens our Republic / Ganesh Sitaraman.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
339.2 SI86C 2017
Received: 5/11/2017
Constitutional law--Economic aspects--United States.
Equality--Economic aspects.
Income distribution--United States.
Middle class--United States.
Power (Social sciences)
Plutocracy.
Constitutional law--Economic aspects.
Equality--Economic aspects.
Income distribution.
Middle class.
Plutocracy.
Power (Social sciences) fast (OCoLC)fst01074219
Social conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic Conditions.
HISTORY / United States.
LAW / Constitutional.
Middle class--United States.
Power (Social sciences.)
Constitutional law--Economic aspects--United States.
Income distribution--United States.
Equality--Economic aspects.

Sex and the constitution : sex, religion, and law from America's origins to the twenty-first century / Geoffrey R. Stone.
New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2017]
345.7302 ST71S 2017
Received: 5/11/2017
Sex and law--United States--History.
Sexual rights--United States--History.
Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity.
LAW--Constitutional.
Sex and law.
Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity.
Sexual rights.
Sex--Law and legislation--United States--History.
Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity.

The color of law : a forgotten history of how our government segregated America / Richard Rothstein.
New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2017]
305.800973 R746C 2017
Received: 5/11/2017
Segregation--United States--History--20th century.
African Americans--Segregation--History--20th century.
Discrimination in housing--Government policy--United States--History--20th century.
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century.
LAW / Housing & Urban Development.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations.
African Americans--Segregation.
Discrimination in housing--Government policy.
Race relations.
Segregation.

Impeached : the removal of Texas Governor James E. Ferguson / edited by Jessica Brannon-Wranosky and Bruce A. Glasrud ; with John R. Lundberg, Kay Reed Arnold, Rachel M. Gunter, Leah LaGrone Ochoa, Mark Stanley, Kyle G. Wilkison, Katherine Kuehler Walters, Judith N. McArthur, and Ricky Floyd Dobbs.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2017]
342.764 B735I 2017
Received: 5/11/2017
Women--Suffrage--Texas--History--1846-1950.
Trials (Impeachment)--Texas--Austin.
Impeachments.
Politics and government.
Trials (Impeachment) fast (OCoLC)fst01156347
Women--Suffrage.
Women.--Suffrage--Texas--History--1846-1950.

A colony in a nation / Chris Hayes.
New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, [2017]
364.3 H326C 2017
Received: 5/11/2017
African Americans in criminal justice administration.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration--United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of--United States.
Social justice--United States.
African Americans in criminal justice administration.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration.

About abortion : terminating pregnancy in twenty-first-century America / Carol Sanger.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017.
179.76 SA58A 2017
Received: 5/11/2017
Abortion--Moral and ethical aspects--United States.
Abortion--Law and legislation--United States.
Abortion--Political aspects--United States.
Abortion--United States--Psychological aspects.
Pregnancy, Unwanted--United States.
Abortion--Law and legislation.
Abortion--Moral and ethical aspects.
Abortion--Political aspects.
Abortion--Psychological aspects.
Pregnancy, Unwanted.

Week of Monday, May 01 2017

Ten dollars to hate : the Texas man who fought the Klan / Patricia Bernstein.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2017]
322.4 B458T 2017
Received: 5/2/2017
Lawyers--Texas--Biography.
Lawyers.
Politics and government.
Race relations.

Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis / J.D. Vance.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
305.5 V277H 2016
Received: 5/2/2017
Working class whites--United States--Biography.
Working class whites--United States--Social conditions.
Mountain people--Kentucky--Social conditions.
Social mobility--United States--Case studies.
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Biografieèen
Sociale mobiliteit
Armoede
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Poverty & Homelessness.
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Sociology--Rural.
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Kleinstadt gnd (DE-588)4031110-7
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Familiensoziologie gnd (DE-588)4133736-0
Sozialer Wandel gnd (DE-588)4077587-2
Working class--United States--Biography.
Working class--United States--Social conditions.

Week of Monday, Apr 24 2017

The Texas Bankers Association : the first century, 1885-1985 / by T. Harry Gatton.
Austin, Tex. : The Association, 1984.
332.10976 G229F 1984
Received: 4/28/2017
Bankers--Texas--History.
Banks and banking--History--Texas.

History of the north Mexican states ...
San Francisco, History Co., 1884-89.
976.4 B22N 1889 V. 2
Received: 4/28/2017

History of the north Mexican states ...
San Francisco, History Co., 1884-89.
976.4 B22N 1889 V. 1
Received: 4/28/2017

The framers' coup : the making of the United States Constitution / Michael J. Klarman.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
342.7302 K665F 2016
Received: 4/28/2017
Constitutional history--United States.
Constitutions--United States.
Constitutional history.
Constitutions.

From the war on poverty to the war on crime : the making of mass incarceration in America / Elizabeth Hinton.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016.
364.973 H596F 2016
Received: 4/28/2017
Criminal justice, Administration of--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century.
Urban policy--United States--History--20th century.
Crime prevention--United States--History--20th century.
Crime--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century.
Imprisonment--United States.
Crime--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century.
Crime prevention--United States--History--20th century.
Crime--Political aspects.
Crime prevention.
Criminal justice, Administration of--Political aspects.
Imprisonment.
Urban policy.

We wanted workers : unraveling the immigration narrative / George J. Borjas.
New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2016]
331.10973 B644W 2016
Received: 4/28/2017
Labor market--United States.
Emigration and immigration--Economic aspects.
Labor market.
Sociology.
Emigration & Immigration.
Labor.
Economic Conditions.

Shaming the Constitution : the detrimental results of sexual violent predator legislation / Michael L. Perlin, Heather Ellis Cucolo.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2017.
345.73 P421S 2017
Received: 4/28/2017
Sex offenders--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States.
Sex offenders--Rehabilitation--United States.
Sex offenders--Psychology.
Sex crimes--United States.
Sex offenders--Legal status, laws, etc.
LAW--Criminal Law--General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Political Process--General.
PSYCHOLOGY--Forensic Psychology.
Sex crimes.
Sex offenders--Legal status, laws, etc.
Sex offenders--Psychology.
Sex offenders--Rehabilitation.

Moderates : the vital center of American politics, from the founding to today / David S. Brown.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
306.20973 B812M 2016
Received: 4/28/2017
Moderation--Political aspects--United States--History.
Politicians--United States.
Political culture--United States.
Politics, Practical--United States.
Moderation--Political aspects.
Political culture.
Politicians.
Politics and government.
Politics, Practical.

The campus rape frenzy : the attack on due process at America's universities / KC Johnson & Stuart Taylor, Jr.
New York : Encounter Books, 2017.
371.782 J633C 2017
Received: 4/28/2017
Rape in universities and colleges--United States.
Rape in universities and colleges--Political aspects--United States.
Presumption of innocence--United States.
Due process of law--United States.
HISTORY--United States--21st Century.
LAW--Civil Rights.
LAW--Educational Law & Legislation.

A pound of flesh : monetary sanctions as punishment for the poor / Alexes Harris.
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2016]
364.68 H24P 2016
Received: 4/28/2017
Fines (Penalties)--Social aspects--United States.
Sentences (Criminal procedure)--Economic aspects--United States.
Public welfare--Law and legislation--United States.
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Sociology--General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Criminology.
LAW--Criminal Law--Sentencing.

Men without work : America's invisible crisis / Nicholas Eberstadt.
West Conshohocken, PA : Templeton Press, [2016]
305 EB39M 2016
Received: 4/28/2017
Men--Employment--United States.
Men--United States--Economic conditions.
Men--United States--Social conditions.
Unemployed--United States--Psychology.
Labor market--United States.
Labor market.
Men--Economic conditions.
Men--Employment.
Men--Social conditions.
Unemployed--Psychology.
Unemployed--Psychology.
Men--Employment.
Men--Economic conditions.
Employment.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Commentary & Opinion.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies.

Tejano tiger : Josâe de los Santos Benavides and the Texas-Mexico borderlands, 1823-1891 / Jerry Thompson.
Fort Worth, Texas : TCU Press, [2017]
976.4 T374T 2017
Received: 4/28/2017
Politicians--Texas--Biography.
Politicians--Texas--Biography.
Armed Forces--Officers.
Politicians.

Castro-ville and Henry Castro, empresario, by Julia Nott Waugh.
San Antonio, Tex., Standard printing Company, 1934.
976.4 W357C 1934
Received: 4/27/2017
French--Texas.
Catholics--Texas--Castroville.
Catholics.
French.

British diplomatic correspondence concerning the Republic of Texas, 1838-1846 / edited by Ephraim Douglass Adams.
Austin, Tex. : Texas State Historical Association, [1918?]
973.61 A211B 1917
Received: 4/27/2017
Diplomatic relations.

Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it / Richard Sander, Stuart Taylor, Jr.
New York, NY : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2012]
379.2 SA56M 2012
Received: 4/26/2017
Affirmative action programs in education--United States.
Discrimination in education--Law and legislation--United States.
Universities and colleges--United States--Admission.
Educational equalization--United States.
Minorities--Education (Higher)--United States.
Affirmative action programs in education.
Discrimination in education--Law and legislation.
Educational equalization.
Minorities--Education (Higher) fast (OCoLC)fst01023138
Universities and colleges--Admission.

Redefining beauty : poems / by Karla K. Morton ; photographs by Walter Eagleton ; preface by Scott Wiggerman.
Austin, Tex. : Dos Gatos Press, Ã2009.
811.6 M846R 2009
Received: 4/26/2017
Poets, American--Texas.
Poets laureate--Texas.
Poets laureate.
Authors.
Poets, American.
Poets laureate.

New and selected poems / Paul Ruffin.
Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, Ã2010.
811.54 R838N 2010
Received: 4/26/2017
Poetry.
Poetry.

Week of Monday, Apr 17 2017

Music in Texas : a survey of one aspect of cultural progress / Lota M. Spell.
Austin, Tex., 1936.
780.9764 SP32M 1936
Received: 4/21/2017
Music--Texas--History and criticism.
Music fast (OCoLC)fst01030269
MUSICA--ESTADOS UNIDOS--TEXAS--HISTORIA Y CRITICA.

Captain Medwin, friend of Byron and Shelley.
Austin, University of Texas Press [1962]
928.2 L943C 1962
Received: 4/21/2017

Post office papers of the Republic of Texas, 1836-1839 / compiled and edited ... by James M. Day ; assisted by Mary Osburn [and others].
Austin [Tex.] : Texas State Library, 1966.
976.4 D332P 1966
Received: 4/21/2017
Postal service--Law and legislation--Texas.
Postal service--Texas--History--Sources.
Postal service--Texas--Records and correspondence.

Post office papers of the Republic of Texas, 1839-1840 / compiled and edited ... by James M. Day ; assisted by Mary Osburn [and others].
Austin [Tex.] : Texas State Library, 1967.
976.4 D332P 1967
Received: 4/21/2017
Postal service--Texas--History.
Postal service--Texas--Records and correspondence.

Calendar of the papers of Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar / compiled and edited by Michael R. Green.
Austin, Tex. : Texas State Library, 1982.
016.9764 G824C 1982
Received: 4/21/2017
Manuscripts, American--Texas--Austin--Catalogs.
History--Sources--Manuscripts.
Manuscripts.
Manuscripts, American.

A new history of Texas for schools : also for general reading and for teachers preparing themselves for examination / by Anna J. Hardwicke Pennybacker.
Austin, Tex., P.V. Pennybacker, 1900.
976.4 P385H 1900
Received: 4/19/2017

Tyler, Texas, C.S.A.
Harrisburg, Pa., Stackpole Co. [1958]
623.4 AL13T 1958
Received: 4/19/2017
Confederate States Ordnance Works, Tyler, Tex.

Hello, Texas : a history of telephony in the Lone Star State / edited by Jerry F. Hall.
Austin, Tex. : Texas Telephone Association, Ã1990.
384.60976 H143H 1990
Received: 4/19/2017
Telephone--Texas--History.
Telephone.

Texas; a contest of civilizations, by George P. Garrison.
Boston, New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903.
976.4 G193T 1903
Received: 4/19/2017

The district manager.
[S.l.] : Dead Tree, 2016. .block 813.54 M666D
813.54 M666D
Received: 4/19/2017

Joe Bailey, the last democrat, by Sam Hanna Acheson.
New York, The Macmillan Company, 1932.
923.273 AC45J 1932
Received: 4/19/2017
Politics and government fast (OCoLC)fst01919741 .block 923.273 AC45J 1932

The trimmed lamp : and other stories of the four million / by O. Henry [i.e. W.S. Porter].
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Page, 1920.
813.49 P849T
Received: 4/19/2017
Short stories.
Short stories.

Week of Monday, Apr 10 2017

The University of Texas : a pictorial account of its first century / by Margaret C. Berry.
Austin : University of Texas Press, Ã1980.
378.764 B459U 1980
Received: 4/13/2017

Houston, gateway to the future : a contemporary portrait / by Gary Taylor.
Chatsworth, Calif. : Windsor, 1991.
976.4 T214H 1991
Received: 4/13/2017
Industries--Texas--Houston.
Civilization.
Economic history.
Industries.

The old man and lesser mortals [by] Larry L. King.
New York, Viking Press [1974]
818.5407 K584O 1974
Received: 4/13/2017
Journalists, American--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc.

The Texas Indians / by Mary Jourdan Atkinson ; decoration by Ralph J. Pereida.
San Antonio, Tex. : Naylor Co., 1935.
970.464 AT56T 1935
Received: 4/13/2017
Indians of North America--Texas.
Indians of North America--Social life and customs.
Indians of North America.
Indians of North America--Social life and customs.

Emerging issues in Texas telemedicine regulation.
Austin, TX : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2017]
L1801.9 ST94 85-5
Received: 4/13/2017
Telecommunication in medicine--Texas.

Texas may consider how transportation network companies are regulated.
Austin, TX : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2017]
L1801.9 ST94 85-3
Received: 4/13/2017
Bills, Legislative--Texas.

How a bill becomes law : 85th Legislature.
Austin, Tex. : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2017]
L1801.9 ST94 85-2
Received: 4/13/2017
Bills, Legislative--Texas.

Alvin M. Owsley of Texas, apostle of Americanism / by Marion S. Adams ; Introduction by General Mark W. Clark.
Waco, Texas : Texian Press, [1971]
369.1861 AD19A 1971
Received: 4/10/2017

The log of a cowboy / by Andy Adams ; pictures by R. Farrington Elwell.
Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin, Ã1955.
917.8 AD17L 1955
Received: 4/10/2017
Cowboys.
Cowboys.
Littâerature amâericaine--20e siáecle.
Westerns (littâerature) ram .block 917.8 AD17L 1955

35,000 days in Texas; a history of the Dallas news and its forbears, by Sam Acheson.
New York, The Macmillan Company, 1938.
071.64 AC45D 1938
Received: 4/10/2017

Report to the 85th Legislature / Transition Legislative Oversight Committee.
Austin, TX : Transition Legislative Oversight Committee, [2016]
L1836.84 IN8J
Received: 4/10/2017
Public welfare administration--Texas.
Public health administration--Texas.

Report to the 85th Legislature / Transition Legislative Oversight Committee.
Austin, TX : Transition Legislative Oversight Committee, [2016]
L1836.84 H349T
Received: 4/10/2017
Public welfare administration--Texas.
Public health administration--Texas.

Report of the Commission on Uniform State Laws : to the 85th Texas Legislature.
Austin, TX : Texas Commission on Uniform State Laws, [2016]
U400.1 R299S 2016
Received: 4/10/2017
Uniform state laws--Texas.

Summary of House Committee substitute for Senate Bill 1 : 2018-19 biennium / Legislative Budget Board ; submitted to the House Committee on Appropriations.
Austin, TX : Legislative Budget Board, [2017]
L1300.8 B859 2018/19SH
Received: 4/10/2017
Bills, Legislative--Texas.

CSSB 1, the House Appropriation Committee's proposed budget for fiscal 2018-19.
Austin, TX : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2017]
L1801.9 ST94 85F-2
Received: 4/10/2017
Budget--Texas.
Finance, Public--Texas.

House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, Texas House of Representatives, interim rpeort 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / Abel Herrero, chairman ; committee clerk, Miguel Liscano.
Austin, TX : House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, [2017]
L1836.84 IN8H
Received: 4/10/2017
Criminal justice, administration of--Texas.
Family violence--Texas.

House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, Texas House of Representatives, interim rpeort 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / Abel Herrero, chairman ; committee clerk, Miguel Liscano.
Austin, TX : House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, [2017]
L1836.84 C868H
Received: 4/10/2017
Criminal justice, administration of--Texas.
Family violence--Texas.

House Select Committee on Transportation Planning, Texas House of Representatives, interim report 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / Joe C. Pickett, chairman ; committee clerk, Julie Young.
12 p. ; 28 cm.
L1836.84 IN8H
Received: 4/10/2017
Transportation and state--Texas.
Transportation--Texas--Finance.

House Select Committee on Transportation Planning, Texas House of Representatives, interim report 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / Joe C. Pickett, chairman ; committee clerk, Julie Young.
12 p. ; 28 cm.
L1836.84 T686PS
Received: 4/10/2017
Transportation and state--Texas.
Transportation--Texas--Finance.

Week of Monday, Apr 03 2017

Texas as it is today, by Alfred E. Menn.
Austin, Tex., Gammel's Book Store, (1926 printing)c1925.
976.4 M526T 1926
Received: 4/3/2017

The Texas women's hall of fame [by] Sinclair Moreland.
Austin, Tex., Biographical Press, 1917.
920.0764 M814T 1917
Received: 4/3/2017
Women--Texas--Biography.
Halls of fame--Texas.
Halls of fame.
Women.

Texas Folklore Society, 1943-1971 : Volume 2 / F.E. Abernethy.
Denton, TX : University of North Texas Press, 1994.
398.06 AB37T V.2
Received: 4/3/2017
Folklore--Texas--History.
Texas--Social life and customs.
Texas Folklore Society--History.

Texas Folklore Society. Volume 1, 1909-1943 / F.E. Abernethy.
Denton, TX : University of North Texas Press, 1992.
398.06 AB37T V.1
Received: 4/3/2017
Folklore--Texas--History--20th century.
Folklore archives--Texas.
Folklore--Texas--History--20th century.
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Customs & Traditions.
Folklore.
Folklore archives.
Manners and customs.

African Americans in South Texas history / [edited by Bruce A. Glasrud] ; foreword by Cary D. Wintz.
College Station, Tex : Texas A & M University Press, 2011.
305.896 G463A 2011
Received: 4/3/2017
African Americans--Texas, South--History.

Legislative Budget Board staff reports / prepared by Legislative Budget Board staff.
Austin, Tex. : Legislative Budget Board, [2017]
L1300.8 ST13 2017
Received: 4/3/2017
Finance, Publc--Texas.

Texas legislative glossary / prepared by the Research Division of the Texas Legislative Council.
Austin, Tex. : Texas Legislative Council, [2017]
L1400.5 L524G 2017
Received: 4/3/2017
Bills, Legislative--Texas--Terminology.
Legislation--Texas.--Terminology.

Texas Legislative information and resources / prepared by the Research Division of the Texas Legislative Council.
Austin, Tex. : Texas Legislative Council, [2017]
L1400.5 L524R 2017
Received: 4/3/2017
Legislation--Texas--Terminology.
Bills, Legislative--Texas--Terminology.
Legislation--Texas.
Bills, Legislative--Texas.

Summary of Senate Committee substitute for Senate Bill 1 : 2018-19 biennium / Legislative Budget Board ; submitted to the Senate Committee on Finance.
[Austin, Tex.] : Legislative Budget Board, [2017]
L1300.8 B859 2018/19SS
Received: 4/3/2017
Bills, Legislative.--Texas.

Week of Monday, Mar 27 2017

5th annual firearms law : what every Texas lawyer needs to know / course director, Mark A. Correro.
Austin, Texas : State Bar of Texas, 2016.
363.33 C817F 2016
Received: 3/30/2017
Firearms--Law and legislation--Texas.
Firearms--Law and legislation.