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New book list - August 3, 2020 By date  |  By subject

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

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Animal husbandry

Texas women and ranching : on the range, at the rodeo, and in their communities / edited by Deborah M. Liles and Cecilia Gutierrez Venable.
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2019]
636 L627T 2019.
Received: 6/22/2020
Women ranchers--Texas--Biography.
Ranchers--Texas--Biography.
Women ranchers--Texas--History.
Ranchers--Texas--History.
Women in the cattle industry--Texas.
Ranch life--Texas--History.

Collections of general statistics

The sum of the people : how the census has shaped nations, from the ancient world to the modern age / Andrew Whitby.
New York : Basic Books, 2020.
310.9 W581S 2020.
Received: 7/10/2020
Census.

Fishing, hunting, shooting

The range source book : a guide to planning & construction / NRA, National Rifle Association
Fairfax, VA : National Rifle Association, 2012.
799.3 R163 2012.
Received: 7/1/2020
Rifle-ranges--Design and construction--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Higher education

The merit myth : how our colleges favor the rich and divide America / Anthony P. Carnevale, Peter Schmidt, Jeff Strohl.
New York : The New Press, [2020]
378.1 C217M 2020.
Received: 6/30/2020
Discrimination in higher education--United States.
Education, Higher--Economic aspects--United States.
College attendance--Social aspects--United States.
Universities and colleges--United States--Admission.

Schools & activities; special education

Reading, writing, and revolution : escuelitas and the emergence of a Mexican American identity in Texas / Philis M. Barragâan Goetz.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2020.
371.829 G555R 2020.
Received: 6/22/2020
Mexicans--Education--Texas--History.
Mexican American children--Education--Texas--History.
Public schools--Texas--History.
Educational equalization--Texas--History.
Education and state--Texas--History.

South central United States

Texas Confederate, Reconstruction governor : James Webb Throckmorton / Kenneth Wayne Howell.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ã2008.
976.4 H839T 2008.
Received: 6/22/2020
Governors--Texas--Biography.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Texas.

Discovering Texas history / edited by Bruce A. Glasrud, Light Townsend Cummins, and Cary D. Wintz.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2014]
976.4 G465D 2014.
Received: 5/29/2020

To the vast and beautiful land : Anglo migration into Spanish Louisiana and Texas, 1760s-1820s / Light Townsend Cummins.
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2019]
976 C912T 2019.
Received: 5/29/2020
British Americans--Southwest, Old--History.

Texan identities : moving beyond myth, memory, and fallacy in Texas history / edited by Light Townsend Cummins and Mary L. Scheer ; foreword by Jesâus F. de la Teja.
Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, [2016]
976.4 C912ID 2016.
Received: 5/29/2020
Collective memory--Texas.
Memory--Social aspects--Texas.
Identity (Philosophical concept)
Cultural pluralism--Texas.

Texas documents

Executive order GA-27 relating to the need for increased hospital capacity during the COVID-19 disaster.
Austin, Tex. : Office of the Governor, [2020]
G648.1 EX31 27.
Received: 6/25/2020
Emergency management--Texas.
Hospitals--Texas.
Disaster relief--Texas.
Public health--Texas.
Epidemics--Prevention--Government policy--Texas.
Coronavirus infections.
COVID-19 (Disease)

Executive order GA-28 relating to the targeted response to the COVID-19 disaster as part of the reopening of Texas.
Austin, Tex. : Office of the Governor, [2020]
G648.1 EX31 28.
Received: 7/1/2020
Emergency management--Texas.
Hospitals--Texas.
Disaster relief--Texas.
Public health--Texas.
Epidemics--Prevention--Government policy--Texas.
Coronavirus infections.
COVID-19 (Disease)

Executive order GA-28 relating to the use of face coverings during the COVID-19 disaster.
Austin, Tex. : Office of the Governor, [2020]
G648.1 EX31 29.
Received: 7/2/2020
Emergency management--Texas.
Disaster relief--Texas.
Public health--Texas.
Epidemics--Prevention--Government policy--Texas.
Coronavirus infections.
COVID-19 (Disease)

Executive order GA-26 relating to the expanded opening of Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster.
Austin, Tex. : Office of the Governor, [2020]
G648.1 EX31 26.
Received: 6/4/2020
Emergency management--Texas.
Disaster relief--Texas.
Public health--Texas.
Epidemics--Prevention--Government policy--Texas.
Economic policy--Texas.
Coronavirus infections.
COVID-19 (Disease)

Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation, Prescribed Burning Board, Early Childhood Health and Nutrition Interagency Council : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2020]
S1500.8 AG83 2020.
Received: 6/4/2020
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation : Sunset staff report.
Austin, Tex. : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2020]
S1500.8 L618R 2020.
Received: 6/4/2020
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2020]
S1500.8 P235 2020.
Received: 6/4/2020
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Interim studies established by enrolled bills and resolutions, 86th Legislature / prepared by the Research Division of the Texas Legislative Council.
Austin, Tex. : The Council, 2019
L1400.8 IN8E 2019.
Received: 6/8/2020