Texas and the City
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Kisha Simmons
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-29 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

“Flashing lights, continual energy, subway performers, and synthetic salesmen! It’s New York City, baby, and I’m going after it!” Kisha set her journey to New York within a two-week window. She piled her car, opened her sunroof, gave away all other items, and hit the road. This was to be
The City in Texas
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: David G. McComb
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-15 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

"This book is the first history of cities in Texas, covering the earliest days of Spanish-Mexican towns, the Republic era to about 1940, and metropolitan Texas to the present. Not only is this book a first for Texas, but there seem to be no equivalent books for any other states,
Texas, A Guide to the Lone Star State
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: David G. McComb
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: US History Publishers

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Explorer's Guide West Texas: A Great Destination (Explorer's Great Destinations)
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Judy Wiley
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-05 - Publisher: The Countryman Press

Nowhere else has quite the allure that west Texas cities, plains, and ranchlands have; this book is your guide to it all. West Texas is where deep blue mesas at the Big Bend and the plunging, layered walls of Palo Duro Canyon inspire awe; where off-the-beaten-path towns serve fine cuisine;
The City in Texas
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: David G. McComb
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-15 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

Texans love the idea of wide-open spaces and, before World War II, the majority of the state’s people did live and work on the land. Between 1940 and 1950, however, the balance shifted from rural to urban, and today 88 percent of Texans live in cities and embrace the amenities