TWENTIETH CENTURY CULTURAL
LIFE IN TEXAS
by RONALD L. DAVIS
1st ed., March 1981, 50 pages, $10.95
This book is one in a series of chapters on Texas History. It
surveys the growth of public schools and developments in higher
education in Texas during this century. Other essays focus attention
on the achievements made in music, drama, and popular recreation.
The text emphasizes the shift from rural to urban Texas that has
occurred in the twentieth century.
2: PUBLIC SCHOOLS
3: HIGHER EDUCATION
6: POPULAR AMUSEMENTS
L. Davis received his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. from the University
of Texas at Austin. He has taught at Kansas State College and
michigan State University and is currently a professor at Southern
Methodist University, where he is the director of two prestigious
organizations — the DeGolyer Institute for American Studies
and the oral History Program on the performing Arts. Ronald is
a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Texas Institute of Letters.
He has been voted both Favorite Professor and Outstanding Professor