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Texas Almanac
by Elizabeth Cruce Alvarez and Robert Plocheck


Overview - FEATURES OF THE TEXAS ALMANAC 2014-2015
- Sketches of eight historic ranches of Texas by Texana writer Mike Cox.
- Article on the Texas art and artists by Houston businessman and art collector J.P. Bryan, who has amassed the world's largest Texana collection.
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Overview
FEATURES OF THE TEXAS ALMANAC 2014-2015
- Sketches of eight historic ranches of Texas by Texana writer Mike Cox.
- Article on the Texas art and artists by Houston businessman and art collector J.P. Bryan, who has amassed the world's largest Texana collection.
- Coverage of the 2012 elections, redistricting, and the 2012 Texas Olympic medalists.
- An update on Major League Baseball in Texas.
- Lists of sports champions -- high school, college, and professional.

MAJOR SECTIONS UPDATED FOR EACH EDITION
- The Environment, including geology, plant life, wildlife, rivers, and lakes.
- Weather highlights of the previous two years, plus a list of destructive weather dating from 1766.
- Two-year Astronomical Calendar that shows moon phases, times of sunrise and sunset, moonrise and moonset, eclipses, and meteor showers.
- Recreation, with details on state and national parks and forests, landmarks, and fairs and festivals.
- Sports, including lists of high school football and basketball champions, professional sports teams, Texas Olympians, and Texas Sports Hall of Fame inductees.
- Counties section, with detailed county maps and profiles for Texas's 254 counties.
- Population figures from the 2010 US Census and State Data Center estimates as of 2012.
- Comprehensive list of Texas Cities and Towns.
- Politics, Elections, and information on Federal, State, and Local Governments.
- Culture and the Arts, including a list of civic and religious Holidays.
- Religion census of 2010 by denomination and adherents; breakdown on metro areas and counties.
- Health and Science, with charts of vital statistics.
- Education, including a complete list of colleges and universities, and UIL results.
- Business and Transportation, with an expanded section on Oil and Gas.
- Agriculture, including data on production of crops, fruits, vegetables, livestock, and dairy.
- Obituaries of notable Texans.
- Pronunciation Guide to Texas town and county names.


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Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781625110053
  • ISBN-10: 1625110057
  • Publisher: Texas State Historical Assn
  • Publish Date: November 2013
  • Page Count: 752
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6.2 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.5 pounds

Series: Texas Almanac (Paperback)

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