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  • San Francisco in the 1930sby Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 28.95 US$ 23.16

    "San Francisco has no single landmark by which the world may identify it," according to San Francisco in the 1930s , originally published in 1940. This would surely come as a surprise to the millions who know and love the Golden Gate Bridge or recognize the Transamerica Building?s pyramid. This invaluable Depression-era guide to San Francisco relates... more...

  • Mexican Voices of the Border Regionby Laura Velasco Ortiz; Oscar F. Contreras; Sandra del Castillo

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 32.95

    Every day, 40,000 commuters cross the U.S. Mexico border at Tijuana San Diego to go to work. Untold numbers cross illegally. Since NAFTA was signed into law, the border has become a greater obstacle for people moving between countries. Transnational powers have exerted greater control over the flow of goods, services, information, and people. Mexican... more...

  • The Trail of Gold and Silverby Duane A. Smith

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 21.95

    In The Trail of Gold and Silver, historian Duane A. Smith details Colorado's mining saga - a story that stretches from the beginning of the gold and silver mining rush in the mid-nineteenth century into the twenty-first century. Gold and silver mining laid the foundation for Colorado's economy, and 1859 marked the beginning of a fever for these precious... more...

  • Enduring Legaciesby Arturo J. Aldama; Elisa Facio; Daryl Maeda; Reiland Rabaka

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 23.95

    Traditional accounts of Colorado's history often reflect an Anglocentric perspective that begins with the 1859 Pikes Peak Gold Rush and Colorado's establishment as a state in 1876. Enduring Legacies expands the study of Colorado's past and present by adopting a borderlands perspective that emphasizes the multiplicity of peoples who have inhabited... more...

  • Colorado: A History of the Centennial State, Fourth Editionby Thomas J. Noel; Carl Abbott; Stephen J. Leonard

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 27.50

    Since 1976 newcomers and natives alike have learned about the rich history of the magnificent place they call home from Colorado: A History of the Centennial State. In this revised edition, co-authors Carl Abbott, Stephen J. Leonard, and Thomas J. Noel incorporate more than a decade of new events, findings, and insights about Colorado in an accessible... more...

  • Bayou Saladoby Virginia McConnell Simmons

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 17.95

    Bayou Salado is an engaging look at the history of a high cool valley in the Rocky Mountains. Now known as South Park, Bayou Salado once attracted Ute and Arapaho hunters as well as European and American explorers and trappers. Virginia McConnell Simmons's colorful accounts of some of the valley's more notable residents - such as Father Dyer, the... more...

  • Predicting the Pastby William P. MacKinnon

    Utah State University Press 2009; US$ 7.95

    The first ten lectures in Leonard J. Arrington Mormon History Lecture Series are here collected in one volume. The series, established by one of the twentieth-century West's most distinguished historians, Leonard Arrington, has become a leading forum for prominent historians to address topics related to Mormon history. The first lecturer was Arrington... more...

  • Lowriders in Chicano Culture: From Low to Slow to Showby Charles Tatum

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 61.00

    Much like rap music and ethnic foods, Chicano lowrider culture has become sufficiently widespread in recent decades to almost be considered "mainstream." However, those outside of lowriding may not realize that this cultural phenomenon is not the result of a recent fad?it originated in the pre?World War II era, and has continued to grow and evolve... more...

  • Romantic Escapes in Rhode Islandby Robert Foulke

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 6.99

    Where to eat, where to stay and what to do are covered. The Foulkes also throw in tidbits such as tasty regional recipes, a bit of poetry by Emerson and a love letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Chicago Daily Herald. "[The] captivating prose invokes the spirit and visual appeal of the places described. [The book] provides perfect fodder for couples... more...

  • Mexico's Veracruz Adventure Guideby Joanie Sanchez

    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...