Big Bend History

Books and maps of the culture, history and people of Texas' Big Bend region.



Big Bend: History of the Last Texas Frontier

Big Bend: History of the Last Texas Frontier

By Tyler, Ron
Price: $15.95


Since it first appeared in print twenty years ago, Ron C. Tyler's The Big Bend: A History of the Last Texas Frontier has become a classic. Not only...more info

Naturalist's Big Bend

Naturalist's Big Bend

By Wauer, Roland H.; Fleming, Carl M.
Price: $15.95


In southwest Texas, where the Rio Grande arcs southward into Mexico, lies Big Bend National Park - 708,221 acres of river floodplain, desert,...more info

Tenderfoot Teacher

Tenderfoot Teacher

By Henderson, Aileen Kilgore
Price: $15.95


In January 1952, Aileen Kilgore was teaching forty-three fourth graders at a public school in Northport, Alabama. Her life, filled with lesson...more info

Terlingua Teacher

Terlingua Teacher

By Jones, Trent; Stowers, Carlton
Price: $15.95


A search for a simpler, more rewarding lifestyle brings Trent Jones and his wife Olga to the ghost town of Terlingua, Texas so that Trent can accept...more info

Tied Hard and Fast: Apache Adams - Big Bend Cowboy

Tied Hard and Fast: Apache Adams - Big Bend Cowboy

By Cadden, Don
Price: $15.95


Apache Adams is somewhat of a living legend out in the Big Bend country of Texas. Born in 1937 and raised on the Rio Grande, he has lived the cowboy...more info

Jumano and Patarabueye: Relations at La Junta de los Rios

Jumano and Patarabueye: Relations at La Junta de los Rios

By Kelley, J. Charles; Speth, John D. (foreword)
Price: $14.95


This monograph examines the history and archaeological evidence of two aboriginal groups—the buffalo hunting Jumanos and the farming...more info

Tales of the Big Bend

Tales of the Big Bend

By Miles, Elton
Price: $13.95


The stories in Tales of the Big Bend are as inseparable from the region as the Rio Grande itself. They cover supernatural phenomena such as the Marfa...more info

How Come It's Called That?

How Come It's Called That?

By Madison, Virginia; Stillwell, Hallie
Price: $12.95


From the introduction: "Road maps and guidebooks a-plenty have been worked out by experts at watching signposts and mile-markers to lead you through...more info

Legend of Fort Leaton

Legend of Fort Leaton

By Kimball, Allan C.
Price: $12.95


The Legend of Fort Leaton is a true story of dreams, courage, murder and revenge. A group of rugged individualists carved a home and a future out of...more info

Trans-Pecos Texas: A Study of Exploration

Trans-Pecos Texas: A Study of Exploration

By Burnett, J.P.
Price: $12.95


First published as the author's master's thesis in 1970, this volume was republished as a small booklet in 2002 and is a must for any Trans-Pecos...more info


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