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New book list - March 19, 2018 By date  |  By subject

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

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Week of Monday, Mar 12 2018

House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness, Texas House of Representatives, interim report 2018 : a report to the House of Representatives, 86th Legislature / Byron Cook, chairman ; cheif committee clerk, Toni Barcellona ; assistant committee clerk, Alicia Seagraves.
[Austin, TX] : House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness, [2018]
L1836.85 IN8H V.1
Received: 3/16/2018
Economic development--Government policy--Texas.
Economic policy--Texas.

American legislative leaders, 1850-1910 / Charles F. Ritter & Jon L. Wakelyn ; James H. Broussard, James Roger Sharp, and Nancy Weatherly Sharp, advisory editors.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1989.
328.73 R514A 1989
Received: 3/12/2018
Legislators--United States--Biography--Dictionaries.
Legislators--United States--Registers.
Politics and government fast (OCoLC)fst01919741

Murder and mayhem : the war of Reconstruction in Texas / by James M. Smallwood, Barry A. Crouch, and Larry Peacock.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ã2003.
976.4061 SM19M 2003
Received: 3/12/2018
Reconstruction (U.S.
Reconstruction (U.S.
Violence--Texas--History--19th century.
Vendetta--Texas--History--19th century.
Social aspects.
Social conditions fast (OCoLC)fst01919811

Ten more Texans in gray / edited by W.C. Nunn.
Hillsboro, Texas : Hill Junior College Press, 1980.
973.7464 N924T 1980
Received: 3/12/2018

Week of Monday, Feb 26 2018

The polarizers : postwar architects of our partisan era / Sam Rosenfeld.
Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2018.
324.273 R724P 2018
Received: 2/26/2018
Political parties--United States.
Polarization (Social sciences)--United States.
Polarization (Social sciences) fast (OCoLC)fst01068309
Political parties.
Politics and government.

Sentencing fragments : penal reform in America, 1975-2025 / Michael Tonry.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
365.70973 T616S 2016
Received: 2/26/2018
Prison sentences--United States.
Sentences (Criminal procedure)--United States.
Corrections--United States.
Imprisonment--United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of--United States.
Sentences (Criminal procedure) fast (OCoLC)fst01112638
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Prison sentences.
86.44 penitentiary law.

Week of Monday, Feb 19 2018

Essentials of Texas water resources / Mary K. Sahs, editor.
Austin,TX : State Bar of Texas, 2018.
B600.8 ES74 2018
Received: 2/20/2018
Water--Law and legislation--Texas.
Groundwater--Law and legislation--Texas.
Water rights--Texas.
Water resources development--Law and legislation--Texas.
Watershed management--Law and legislation--Texas.

At once : poems / by Jenny Browne.
Tampa, Fla. : University of Tampa Press, 2003.
Received: 2/20/2018

Explorers in early Texas / written and illustrated by Betsy Warren.
Dallas : Hendrick-Long Pub. Co., Ã1992.
Received: 2/20/2018
Explorers--Texas--History--Juvenile literature.
Discoveries in geography.

Indians who lived in Texas / written and illustrated by Betsy Warren.
Dallas, Tex. : Hendrick-Long, 1981.
Received: 2/20/2018
Indians of North America--Texas--Juvenile literature.
Indians of North America--Texas--Fiction.
Indians of North America--Fiction.
Indians of North America.
Indians of North America--Texas.

Getting elected : how politics works / Philip Seib.
Dallas, Tex. : Hendrick-Long Pub. Co., Ã1986.
Received: 2/20/2018
Campaign management--United States.
Political campaigns--United States.
Campaign management.
Political campaigns.

The art of found objects : interviews with Texas artists / Robert Craig Bunch.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2016]
Received: 2/20/2018
Found objects (Art)--Texas.
ART--Individual Artists--Artists' Books.
ART--Mixed Media.
Found objects (Art) fast (OCoLC)fst00933256 .block TEXAS ARTISTS

Standing soldiers, kneeling slaves : race, war, and monument in nineteenth-century America / Kirk Savage.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, Ã1997.
973.71 SA92S 1997
Received: 2/20/2018
Slaves--Emancipation--United States.
Public sculpture, American--19th century.
National characteristics, American--History--19th century.
National characteristics, American.
Public sculpture, American.
Race relations.
Social aspects.
Denkmal gnd (DE-588)4011453-3
Grabmal Motiv gnd (DE-588)4157982-3
Sklave Motiv gnd (DE-588)4204854-0
Sculpture publique--âEtats-Unis--19e siáecle.

Armed in America : a history of gun rights from colonial militias to concealed carry / Patrick J. Charles.
Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2018.
344.7305 C38A 2018
Received: 2/20/2018
Firearms--Law and legislation--United States--History.
Gun control--United States--History.
HISTORY--United States--General.
Firearms--Law and legislation.
Gun control.
Firearms--Law and legislation.
Gun control.
Political science--Constitutions.
Gun control--United States--History.
History--United States--General.

Out of harm's way : creating an effective child welfare system / Richard J. Gelles.
New York : Oxford University Press, [2017]
362.7068 G282O 2017
Received: 2/20/2018
Child welfare--Government policy--United States.
Foster children--United States.
Children--Services for--United States.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS--Adoption & Fostering.
Child welfare--Government policy.
Children--Services for.
Foster children.

Freedom for the thought that we hate : a biography of the First Amendment / Anthony Lewis.
New York : Basic Books, Ã2007.
342.7308 L585F 2007
Received: 2/20/2018
Freedom of speech--United States.
Freedom of the press--United States.
Freedom of speech.
Freedom of the press.
Recht van meningsuiting.

Week of Monday, Feb 12 2018

The Texas Railroad Commission : understanding regulation in America to the mid-twentieth century / William R. Childs.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ã2005.
338.2 C437T 2005
Received: 2/14/2018
Independent regulatory commissions--Texas--History.
Petroleum industry and trade--Government policy--Texas--History.
Gas companies--Government policy--Texas--History.
Business and politics--Texas--History.
Commissions de râeglementation autonomes--Texas--Histoire.
Pâetrole--Industrie et commerce--Politique gouvernementale--Texas--Histoire.
Sociâetâes de gaz--Politique gouvernementale--Texas--Histoire.
Affaires et politique--Texas--Histoire.
Business and politics.
Gas companies--Government policy.
Independent regulatory commissions.
Petroleum industry and trade--Government policy.

Fault lines in the Constitution : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today / written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson.
Atlanta, Georgia : Peachtree Publishers, [2017]
342.7302 L578F 2017
Received: 2/14/2018
Constitutional law--United States--Juvenile literature.
Civics--Juvenile literature.
Constitutional law.
Politics and government.
Constitutional law--United States--Juvenile literature.
Civics--Juvenile literature.

Notes from a child's odyssey : the art of Kermit Oliver / Alvia J. Wardlaw.
Houston : Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Ã2005.
Received: 2/14/2018

New and selected poems / Larry D. Thomas.
Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, 2008.
Received: 2/12/2018
American poetry.

Minority civil rights and the Texas Legislature.
[Austin] : Senate Publications and Printing, 2018
L1803.8 M667 2018
Received: 2/12/2018
Minorities--Civil rights--Texas--History--19th century.
Minorities--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century.

Week of Monday, Feb 05 2018

Report of the Unclaimed Mineral Proceeds Commission.
Austin, TX : Unclaimed Mineral Proceeds Commission, [2014]
C2600.8 UN1R 2014
Received: 2/9/2018

Alan Birkelbach : new and selected poems.
Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, Ã2007.
Received: 2/9/2018
American poetry--21st century.
American poetry.

New and selected poems / Steven Fromholz.
Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, Ã2007.
Received: 2/9/2018

Red Steagall : new and selected poems.
Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, Ã2007.
Received: 2/9/2018

Education and the American workforce 2017 / edited by Deirdre A. Gaquin and Mary Meghan Ryan.
Lanham, Maryland : Bernan Press, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2018]
331 G229E 2018
Received: 2/9/2018
Labor supply--Effect of education on--United States--Statistics.
Business and education--United States--Statistics.
Labor supply fast (OCoLC)fst00990165
Business and education fast (OCoLC)fst01429992
Occupational training fast (OCoLC)fst01043313 .block 331 G229E 2018

Texas' first ladies historic costume collection, Texas Woman's University / Velda Wilbern Newcomer.
Denton, Tex. : University Press, Texas Woman's University, Ã1978.
391.2 N436T 1978
Received: 2/9/2018
Clothing and dress--Texas--History--Exhibitions.
Governors' spouses--Clothing--Texas--History--Exhibitions.

Week of Monday, Jan 29 2018

Major issues of the 85th Legislature / House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives.
Austin, Tex. : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2017]
L1801.9 ST94 85-8
Received: 1/31/2018
Bills, Legislative--Texas.