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- University of New Mexico Press 2013; US$ 55.00
During his five years in the army, Private Edward L. Matthews wrote a series of exceptionally detailed and engaging letters to his family back home in Maryland describing his life in the Arizona and New Mexico Territories. Eddie Matthews?s letters, published here for the first time, provide an unparalleled chronicle of one soldier?s experiences in... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 8.99
This guide is drawn from our larger book on Mexico's Gulf Coast, but here we focus on the region of Veracruz, including Tuxpan, Papantla, Costa Esmeralsa, Tlacopaltan, Xalapa, Coatepec, Xico, Orizaba, Cordoba, San Andres Tuxtla and the town of Veracruz itself. We travel to grow our Adventure Guides show you how. Experience the places... more...
- New Press, The 2011; US$ 24.95
A sprawling suburban house in Santa Fe is not the kind of home where a buffalo normally roams, but Veryl Goodnight and Roger Brooks are not your ordinary animal lovers. Over a hundred years after Veryl?s ancestors, Charles and Mary Ann Goodnight, hand-raised two baby buffalo to help save the species from extinction, the sculptor and her husband adopt... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2012; US$ 49.95
Presented for the first time is a detailed picture of the Spanish settlement landscape of New Mexico during the period from the beginning of colonization in 1598 up to 1680. more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
Although Mexico lost its northern territories to the United States in 1848, battles over property rights and ownership have remained intense. This turbulent, vividly narrated story of the Maxwell Land Grant, a single tract of 1.7 million acres in northeastern New Mexico, shows how contending groups reinterpret the meaning of property to uphold their... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95
Taking us from the open spaces of rural New Mexico and the fields of California's Great Central Valley to the intellectual milieu of student life in Berkeley during the 1950s, this memoir, based on an oral history by Mario T. Garcia, is the powerful and moving testimonio of a young Mexican American woman's struggle to rise out of poverty. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 45.00
Refusing the Favor tells the little-known story of the Spanish-Mexican women who saw their homeland become part of New Mexico. A corrective to traditional narratives of the period, it carefully and lucidly documents the effects of colonization, looking closely at how the women lived both before and after the United States took control of the region.... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2006; US$ 26.95
Takes us on a journey of the mind through the past of south-central New Mexico. This work introduces us to travelers who have tested the desert - mysterious ancient people who built cliff-top fortresses, Spanish conquistadors, old time cowboys yodeling classical poetry to their cattle, and modern range managers tracking livestock by satellite. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.00
They began their existence as everyday objects, but in the hands of Bancroft Award-winning historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, fourteen domestic items from preindustrial America?ranging from a linen tablecloth to an unfinished sock?relinquish their stories and offer profound insights into our history. In an age when even meals are rarely made from... more...