Series and Prizes

American Liberty and Justice

Focusing on the American legal system in local, state, or national settings, American Liberty and Justice explores legal culture, criminal justice administration, state constitutional development, and judicial decisions through scholarly works such as deeply researched biographies, state-court histories, and case studies.
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Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest

The Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest is a book series devoted to all aspects of culture, history, natural history, and the sciences as they serve to define the Southwest and to engage and enlighten its broadest constituency.
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Judith Keeling Books

Established in recognition of a lifetime of achievement in and dedication to scholarly publishing, Judith Keeling Books honor works undertaken through careful research and assiduous attention to detail that make a valuable, perhaps otherwise unnoticed, contribution to the scholarly community and to the literary culture of Texas and the American West.
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Rodenberger Prize

The Rodenberger Prize provides for a $1,000 award and publication of the manuscript best illuminating women’s roles in the history, culture, and letters of Texas and the American West, especially in West Texas and the Texas Border Region.
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Modern Jewish History

Taking as its subject Jewish life in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, this series continues to examine the Shoah and global Jewish diaspora, alongside neglected historical figures and moments as well as analysis of Jewish literature.
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Peace and Conflict Series

A series of books for scholarly and general audiences that enhance and expand critical research, creative scholarship, and practical education in the fields of war and society, global peacemaking, conflict resolution, and society’s response to such efforts.
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Plains Histories

A book series that, although examining the interrelationship of culture and environment, seeks to illuminate and define the Great Plains, its peoples, and its landscape through original monographs, edited collections, biographies, memoir, and comparative studies.
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Sport in the American West

A book series for general reader­ship that examines the impact of sport on American society, par­ticularly illuminating the inter­sections between sport and a broad range of issues in American history and culture, such as race, class, ethnicity, and gender.
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Voice in the American West

It is the confluence of differences, in its lands and peoples, that forms the American West. The book series Voice in the American West seeks the headwaters from which the West arises, its stories in first person and in every iteration of voice, in images as well as words, in line and color as well as sound and speech.
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Walt McDonald First Book Prize in Poetry

Named for its first poetry editor, TTU Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of English Walter Robert (Walt) McDonald, this annual invitation-only first-book prize awards publication annually to exceptional previously unpublished poets.
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Women, Gender, and the West

A scholarly book series that seeks to interrogate and expand the boundaries between gendered constructions of self, space, identity, and place, particularly as related to the American West.
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