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But also good business: Texas Commerce Banks and the financing of Houston ...

Walter Louis Buenger, Joseph A. Pratt - Business & Economics - 1986 - 450 pages
For more than a century the Houston area has grown steadily and at times spectacularly. The lifeblood of the region's development has been the flow of credit; its heart, the ...
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The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Foodways

John T. Edge, Charles Reagan Wilson, James G. Thomas (Jr.), Ann J. Abadie - History - 2007 - 310 pages
This volume, the first encyclopedia of the food culture of the American South, contains one hundred and forty-nine articles that explore the richness of southern foodways and ...
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Energy Capitals: Local Impact, Global Influence

Joseph A. Pratt, Martin V. Melosi, Kathleen A. Brosnan - Technology & Engineering - 2014 - 288 pages
Fossil fuels propelled industries and nations into the modern age and continue to powerfully influence economies and politics today. As Energy Capitals demonstrates, the ...
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Builders: Herman and George R. Brown

Joseph A. Pratt, Christopher James Castaneda - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 326 pages
Herman and George R. Brown, formidable figures in the construction industry and Texas politics, made a unique business team. Practical and decisive Herman, a builder by nature ...
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Urban Public Policy: Historical Modes and Methods

Martin A. Melosi, Martin V. Melosi - Social Science - 2004 - 216 pages
The 1992 Los Angeles riots catapulted the problems of the city back onto the policy agenda. The cauldron of social problems of the city, as the riots showed, offers no simple ...
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