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- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 77.00
The border between the United States and Mexico, despite attempts at containment, remains a vast and uniquely malleable yet indefinable region. With Border Culture , Ilan Stavans has collected essays representative of the tangled experiences and issues central to life between cultures. more...
- DK Publishing 2010; US$ 20.00
DK Eyewitness Arizona and the Grand Canyon travel guide will lead you through the best attractions the state has on offer, including fully illustrated coverage of all the major sights from the Grand Canyon to the haunting beauty of the Colorado Plateau. The guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs, whether you are exploring the ghost... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2000; US$ 7.99
Standing atop the wall of California, Michael Checchio decided to head out for Saline and Death Valley, the canyonlands of Arizona and Utah and the uplands of New Mexico. He would re-visit old haunts and explore new ones-and in so doing rediscover a world he thought he already knew. In Sundown Legends, Checchio offers up the American Southwest as... more...
- National Geographic Society 2010; US$ 26.00
In 1869, John Wesley Powell led a small party down the Green and Colorado Rivers in a bold attempt to explore the Grand Canyon for the first time. After their monumental expedition, they told of raging rapids, constant danger, and breathtaking natural beauty of the American landscape at its most pristine. Jon Waterman combines sheer adventure and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 39.95
Line in the Sand details the dramatic transformation of the western U.S.-Mexico border from its creation at the end of the Mexican-American War in 1848 to the emergence of the modern boundary line in the first decades of the twentieth century. In this sweeping narrative, Rachel St. John explores how this boundary changed from a mere line on a map... more...
- National Geographic Society 2011; US$ 20.00
For part of each of the last twenty years, much-loved essayist and fiction writer William Kittredge has ventured to the storied desert landscape of the Southwest and immersed himself in the region's wide-ranging wonders and idiosyncrasies. Here Kittredge brings all this experience to bear as he takes us on a rewarding tour of the territory that runs... more...
- Utah State University Press 1998; US$ 22.00
An illustrated collection of historical articles originally published in the Salt Lake Tribune from 1993 to 1996, In Another Time provides both an entertaining introduction to Utah and a distinguished and popular historian's summary views of the state's peculiar history. Another Time will entertain and inform newcomers seeking an introductory... more...
- Utah State University Press 2007; US$ 17.00
Craig Denton notes, “Water will be the primary political, social, and economic issue in the Intermountain West in the twenty-first century.” Urban Utah thirsts for the Great Salt Lake principal source, the Bear River. Plans abound to divert it for a rapidly growing Wasatch Front, as the last good option for future water. But is it?... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 12.99
Expert authors Don and Barbara Laine share their travel advice garnered from four decades spent living in and researching the American Southwest. Detailed maps of the region, parks, and trails guide you through your trip. Candid reviews point out places to stay, eat, camp, and stock up on supplies. Opinionated reviews. No bland descriptions... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
In this book, the authors propose a multilayered reading of contemporary transnational cultural manifestations in which it is possible to recognize challenges and cultural strategies that transnational Mexican communities conceive in order to claim cultural, political and social agency. more...