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- Utah State University Press 2003; US$ 15.50
Although John Wesley Powell and party are usually given credit for the first river descent through the Grand Canyon, the ghost of James White has haunted those claims. White was a Colorado prospector, who, almost two years before Powell's journey, washed up on a makeshift raft at Callville, Nevada. His claim to have entered the Colorado above... more...
Brigham Young, the Quorum of the Twelve, and the Latter-Day Saint Investigation of the Mountain Meadows MassacreUtah State University Press 2007; US$ 7.00
On September 11, 1857, a wagon train of emigrants passing through the Utah Territory on their way to California were massacred at Mountain Meadows. Although today’s historians agree that the principal perpetrators were members of the Mormon militia in southern Utah, how much the central Mormon leadership, especially Brigham Young at the top,... more...
- Wilderness Press 2012; US$ 16.95
A new title in the Walking series, Walking: Salt Lake City is geared to first-time visitors to Salt Lake City-- and to local residents. Both will enjoy the history and tales about places they thought they knew, and will be surprised to find walking destinations they may not have considered before. Each tour in the stylish, portable format touches... more...
- Utah State University Press 2009; US$ 28.00
Desolation Canyon is one of the West's wild treasures. Visitors come to study, explore, run the river, and hike a canyon that is deeper at its deepest than the Grand Canyon, better preserved than most of the Colorado River system, and full of eye-catching geology-castellated ridges, dramatic walls, slickrock formations, and lovely beaches. Rafting... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 23.99
Insider advice that will help you discover Mexico's best beach destinations, from Cancun to Zihuatanejo, and the best archaeological ruins, from Chichen Itza to Tulum. Plus tips for navigating the country's lovely but less-traveled corners, like Xochimilco, with its canals and floating gardens, and the bohemian artsy town of Todos Santos. Where... more...
- Utah State University Press 2012; US$ 21.00
Great Basin National Park is in large part a high-alpine park, but it sits in one of America’s driest, least populated, and most isolated deserts. That contrast is one facet of the diversity that characterizes this region. Within and outside the park are phenomenal landscape features, biotic wonders, unique environments, varied historic sites,... more...
- Utah State University Press 2002; US$ 15.50
Across north-central New Mexico and Arizona, along the line of Route 66, now Interstate 40, there first ran a little-known wagon trail called Beale's Wagon Road, after Edward F. Beale, who surveyed it for the War Department in 1857. This survey became famous for employing camels. Not so well known is the fate of the first emigrants who the next... 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...
- 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...
- 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...