Trinity University Press

Forthcoming Books

300 Years of San Antonio & Bexar County

Claudia Guerra (editor), Char Miller (foreword)

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Hardcover release: Jun 2018

300 Years of San Antonio & Bexar County captures the iconic stories, moments, people, and places that define one of the oldest communities in the United States. A collection of diverse authors joined forces to produce this richly illustrated and complexly woven thematic telling of the city’s history. From its earliest legacy as home to many indigenous peoples to its municipal founding by the Canary Islanders, a...

Humans of San Antonio

Michael Cirlos (author)

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Paperback release: Jun 2018

Along with Humans of New York, which aims to share the stories of New Yorkers, Humans of San Antonio is part of the Global Humans Project, a network of major cities around the world dedicated to capturing a glimpse into the lives of everyday citizens. San Antonio joins the ranks of cities from Amsterdam to Rio de Janeiro, photographed and shown through social media to the world. Michael Cirlos, the photojournalist...

One Tree / Un árbol único

Gretchen C. Daily (author), Charles J. Katz Jr. (photographs)

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Hardcover release: Jun 2018

Through words and photographs, acclaimed ecologist Gretchen Daily and photographer Charles Katz describe how one relict tree—the magnificent Ceiba pentandra in Sabalito, Costa Rica—carries physical and spiritual importance. The people in the town of Sabalito call the tree la ceiba, a term said to be derived from a Taíno word referring to a type of wood used for making canoes in the West Indies. Ceiba evokes times and...

The Changing Face of San Antonio: An Insider's View of an Emerging International City

Nelson W. Wolff (author), Henry Cisneros (foreword)

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Paperback release: Nov 2018

Nelson Wolff, Bexar County judge and former San Antonio mayor, has been an active participant in the city’s political and business community for five decades. His first book, Transforming San Antonio, highlighted four major initiatives that created the economic revitalization of the Southwest’s most vibrant city: building the AT&T Center; expanding the River Walk north to the Pearl Brewery; securing the Toyota...

Ranching Saga: The Lives of William Electious Halsell and Ewing Halsell

William Curry Holden (author), José Cisneros (illustrations)

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A Ranching Saga tells the story of father and son pioneer ranchers in the Southwest. Around the turn of the century, William Electious Halsell and Ewing Halsell were integral to the growing ranching industry in Texas and Oklahoma. Through newspaper accounts, legal documents, personal correspondence, and interviews with family members, friends, and acquaintances, A Ranching Saga  recounts the lives of these two keen...