Examines the mainstreaming of the New Dixie movement, whose calls range from full secession to the racist exaltation of 'Celtic' Americans and whose advocates can be found far north of the Mason-Dixon Line.
Presents the story of the bat bomb project, or Project X-Ray, as it was officially known. This book recounts the unorthodox experiments carried out in the secrecy of Bandera, Texas; Carlsbad, New Mexico; and El Centro, California, in 1942-1943 by 'Doc' Adams' private army.
Offers the first musical biography of the electrifying artist who has most successfully bridged the disparate worlds of commercial country and alternative/Americana/roots music, Dwight Yoakam
Offers a no-holds-barred look at the deals and details that propel an indie film from a dream to distribution.
Now thoroughly revised and updated, this classic account of life on the Texas-Mexico border reveals how the borderlands have been transformed by NAFTA, population growth and immigration crises, and increased drug violence.
This history of the American University of Beirut presents a rich 150-year process of conflict, cooperation, and growth that has balanced the goals of American liberal education with the quest for Arab national identity and empowerment