Emily Austin of Texas, 1795-1851, published by the TCU Press Winner of the 2010 Liz Carpenter Award for the best book on a Texas woman, awarded by the Texas State Historical Association.
Emily Austin Bryan Perry was the daughter of Moses Austin and the sister of Stephen F. Austin. She was first married to James Bryan and, after his passing, to James Perry. She was the mistress of Peach Point Plantation in Texas. She played a significant role in the development of the Lone Star state during her lifetime. Click here for this book on amazon.com
Louisiana: A History, 5th Editon, published by Harlan Davidson Company
This book is college level textbook for use in Louisiana history courses, and for use by those seeking a broad introduction to the history of the state. Light Cummins wrote the first section dealing with the colonial era. Click here for this book on amazon.com
United States History to 1977, published by Harper-Collins First published in 1932, this longtanding textbook has been completely revised and updated by Dr. Light T. Cummins. It begins the colonial era and continues through the Civil War and Reconstruion. Click here for this book on amazon.com
Austin College, 1849-1999: A Sesquicentennial History, published by Eaken Press
This title was the result of a collaborative learning project in which Light Cummins researched and wrote the book with a group of his undergraduate history students. Austin College has a heritage that is unsurpassed in the history of Texas higher education. Named in memory of Stephen F. Austin, it received a charter from the State of Texas in 1849, making the school the oldest college or university in the state operating under its original name and charter. Click Here for this book on amazon.com
A Guide to the History of Texas, published by Greenwood Press Winner of the American Library Associaiton Best Refrence Book of the Year Award
The essays in this book, each written by a specialists, survey the historical literature of Texas History. A section on archives covers the holdings of major repositories in the state. It provides an introduction to books and artciles about the history of the state desigend for use by beginning researdhers. Click here for this book on amazon.com
A Guide to the HIstory of Louisiana, published by Greenwood Press
The essays in this book, each written by a specialists, survey the historical literature of Louisiana History. A section on archives covers the holdings of major repositories in the state.It provides an introduction to books and artciles about the history of the state desigend for use by beginning researdhers. Click here for this book on amazon.com
Texas: A Political History, published by the American Press.
This book of readings has been especially prepared for use in a college level Texas History course. This book provides an understanding of the history of Texas from pre-European contact to the present. It stresses the political, economic, and social development of Texas as a colony, republic, and state. It as well analyzes the role which Texas has played in the development of the United States and the state's impact on the international arena. Click here for this book at American Press
Footsteps to the Past: A Walking Tour of the Austin College Campus, published by the A-! Company.
This title was the result of a collaborative learning project in which Light Cummins researched and wrote the book with a group of his undergraduate history students. It provides a history building located on the Austin College campus at the time of its publication. Students reserched and wrote many of the entries underl Click here for this book on amazon.com