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New book list - May 21, 2018 By date  |  By subject

Below is a list of books the Library has received during the past two months.

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Biography, genealogy, insignia

Brann and the Iconoclast / by Charles Carver ; introduction by Roy Bedichek.
Austin : University of Texas Press, [1957]
920.5 B735C.
Received: 5/8/2018

Criminology

Locking up our own : crime and punishment in black America / James Forman Jr.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.
364.973089 F765L 2018.
Received: 4/25/2018
Criminal justice, Administration of--United States.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration--United States.
Life and death, Power over.
African American judges.
African American politicians.
African American police.
Social justice--United States.
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Ethnic Studies--African American Studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Criminology.
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Political Freedom & Security--Law Enforcement.
African American judges.
African American police.
African American politicians.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration.
Life and death, Power over.
Race relations.
Social justice.
African American police.
Social science--Ethnic Studies--African American Studies.
Social science--Criminology.
African American judges.

Decarcerating America : from mass punishment to public health / edited by Ernest Drucker.
New York : The New Press, 2018.
364.60973 D84D 2018.
Received: 4/4/2018
Imprisonment--United States.
Prisons--Law and legislation--United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of--United States.
Punishment--United States.
Correctional law--United States.
Law reform--United States.
Imprisonment--Social aspects--United States.
Correctional law.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Imprisonment.
Imprisonment--Social aspects.
Law reform.
Prisons--Law and legislation.
Punishment.
LAW / Criminal Law.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Penology.
LAW / Criminal Law.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Penology.
LAW / Criminal Law / General.

Economics

Free to choose : a personal statement / Milton & Rose Friedman.
San Diego, California : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990.
330.122 F914F 1980.
Received: 5/8/2018
Capitalism.
Welfare state.
Industrial policy.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Economics--Theory.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Free Enterprise.

Economics of land & energy

Spanish water, Anglo water : early development in San Antonio / Charles R. Porter Jr.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ã2009.
333.91009764 P833S 2009.
Received: 4/19/2018
Water rights--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Water-supply--Social aspects--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Water-supply--Political aspects--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Water--Texas--San Antonio--Distribution--Management--History.
Land tenure--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Irrigation canals and flumes--Texas--San Antonio--History.

General history of Europe

Tattooed on my soul : Texas veterans remember World War II / edited by Stephen M. Sloan, Lois E. Myers, and Michelle Holland.
College Station, Texas : Texas A&M University Press, [2015]
940.54 SL52T 2015.
Received: 3/29/2018
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans--Texas--Interviews.
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans--Texas--Biography.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.
Armed Forces.
Veterans.

Geography of & travel in North America

God save Texas : a journey into the soul of the Lone Star State / Lawrence Wright.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.
917.6404 W933G 2018.
Received: 4/25/2018
HISTORY--United States--State & Local--Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX) bisacsh
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Cultural Heritage.
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Government--State & Provincial.
Economic history.
Politics and government.
Social conditions.
Travel.

Higher education

Higher education in Texas : its beginnings to 1970 / Charles R. Matthews.
Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, [2018]
378.764 M432 2018.
Received: 3/26/2018
Education, Higher--Texas--History.
Universities and colleges--Texas--History.
Education, Higher.
Universities and colleges.

Macroeconomics & related topics

Discrimination and disparities / Thomas Sowell.
New York : Basic Books, 2018.
339.2 SO92D 2018.
Received: 5/8/2018
Income distribution.
Discrimination--Economic aspects.
Minorities--United States--Economic conditions.
Minorities--Economic aspects--United States.
Race discrimination--United States.

Military, tax, trade, industrial law

Drones across America : unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) regulation and state laws / Sarah Nilsson.
Chicago, Illinois : ABA, Air & Space Law Forum, [2017]
343.7309 N599D 2017.
Received: 4/30/2018
Drone aircraft--United States.
Aeronautics--United States--Safety measures.
Drone aircraft--United States--States.
Aeronautics, Commercial--Law and legislation--United States--States.

Private law

We the corporations : how American businesses won their civil rights / Adam Winkler.
New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a Division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]
346.73 W729W 2018.
Received: 4/16/2018
Civil rights of corporations--United States.
LAW--General.
Civil rights of corporations.
LAW / Legal History.
Civil rights of corporations--United States.

Social groups

Mexifornia : a state of becoming / Victor Davis Hanson.
New York : Encounter Books, Ã2007.
305.868 H198M 2007.
Received: 5/8/2018
Mexican Americans--California--Social conditions.
Mexican Americans--Government policy--California.
Immigrants--Government policy--California.
Popular culture--California.
Emigration and immigration.
Ethnic relations.
Immigrants--Government policy.
Mexican Americans--Government policy.
Mexican Americans--Social conditions.
Popular culture.
Social conditions fast (OCoLC)fst01919811 .block 305.868 H198M 2007

Social welfare problems & services

Where there's smoke : the environmental science, public policy, and politics of marijuana / edited by Char Miller ; foreword by Jared Huffman.
Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2018]
362.29 M612W 2018.
Received: 4/25/2018
Cannabis--United States.
Marijuana--Government policy--United States.
Agriculture--Environmental aspects--United States.
Public lands--Environmental aspects--United States.
Agriculture--Environmental aspects.
Cannabis.
Marijuana--Government policy.
Public lands--Environmental aspects.
Agriculture--Environmental aspects.
Cannabis.
Marijuana--Government policy.
Public lands--Environmental aspects.

Unhealthy politics : the battle over evidence-based medicine / Eric M. Patashnik, Alan S. Gerber, Conor M. Dowling.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2017]
362.1 P27U 2017.
Received: 4/4/2018
Medical policy--United States.
Evidence-based medicine.
Clinical medicine--Decision making.
Clinical medicine--Decision making.
Evidence-based medicine.
Medical policy.
Clinical medicine--Decision making.
Evidence-based medicine.
Medical policy.

South central United States

Why Texans fought in the Civil War / Charles David Grear.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ã2010.
976.405 G798W 2010.
Received: 5/16/2018
Soldiers--Texas--Attitudes--History--19th century.
Soldiers--Texas--Psychology--History--19th century.
Soldiers--Attitudes.
Soldiers--Psychology.

Don't give up, keep the faith / Bishop George Sampleton.
[Cedar Creek, Tex.] : [s.n.], [2018]
976.4 SA47D 2018.
Received: 4/18/2018
Religious biography.

Newell's history of the Texas Revolution / by Rev. Chester Newell ; edited by Michelle M. Haas.
[Corpus Christi, Tex.] : Copano Bay Press, 2015.
976.4 N442 2015.
Received: 3/26/2018

Daddy said : memories of an old Van Zandter / by Elvis Allen.
[Edgewood, Tex.] : [Legacy Publications], [1999]
976.4276 A53D.
Received: 4/9/2018
Allen family.

The humor and drama of early Texas / George U. Hubbard.
Plano, Tex. : Republic of Texas Press, Ã2003.
976.4 H861H 2003.
Received: 5/16/2018

The Johnson-Sims feud : Romeo and Juliet, West Texas style / Bill O'Neal.
Denton : University of North Texas Press, Ã2010.
976.4731 ON2J 2010.
Received: 5/16/2018
Vendetta--Texas--Scurry County--History--20th century.
Ranchers--Texas--Scurry County--Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas--Scurry County.
Family violence--Texas--History.
Family violence.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Ranchers.
Vendetta.

Stage presentations

The Broken Spoke : Austin's legendary honky-tonk / Donna Marie Miller.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2017]
792.709765 M613B 2017.
Received: 4/4/2018
Country music--Texas--Austin--History and criticism.
Country musicians--Texas--Austin.
Dance halls--Texas--Austin--History.
Bars (Drinking establishments)--Texas--Austin--History.
Popular culture--Texas--Austin--History.
Businessmen--Texas--Austin.
Dance.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX) bisacsh
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Country & Bluegrass.

Texas documents

Department of Public Safety : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 P3500 2018.
Received: 4/20/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Military Department : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 M1625 2018.
Received: 4/20/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 M2250 2018.
Received: 4/20/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Sunset in Texas, 2013-2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2013]
S1500.8 SU74 2013.
Received: 4/16/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.
Legislation--Texas.

Sources of revenue : a history of state taxes and fees in Texas, 1972-2016.
Austin, Tex. : Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Fiscal Management Division, [2017]
C2600.8 SO85 2017.
Received: 4/16/2018
Revenue--Texas.
Taxation--Texas.
Finance, Public--Texas.

Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists, Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners, Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists : Sunset Staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 M394S 2018.
Received: 4/16/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Guadelupe-Blanco River Authority, Red River Authority of Texas, Nueces River Authority : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 G93S 2018.
Received: 4/30/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Finance Commission of Texas, Texas Department of Banking, Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner, Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 F49 2018.
Received: 4/30/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Historical Commission : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018[]
S1500.8 H629 2018.
Received: 4/5/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Tall Texans : famous, infamous & otherwise / by A.L. Crouch ; block prints by the author ; foreword by Mabel Major.
[Fort Worth, Tex.?] : [Crouch?], Ã1953 Printed by D. Cowan Co.)
prints by the author ; foreword by Mabel Major. $: [Fort Worth, Tex.?] : [Crouch?], Ã1953 Printed by D. Cowan Co.) Description: 52 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm .block 811 C884T 1953.
Received: 5/16/2018

Texas Medical Board : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 M468S 2018.
Received: 4/5/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Veterans Commission : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 V641 2018.
Received: 4/5/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.