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- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 13.99
Celebrating the colorful legacy of Arizona's first 100 years of statehood, ARIZONA, A Photographic Tribute is a stunning celebration of the state's scenic wonders. Luminous color photographs feature the magnificent landscapes, timeless vistas, majestic landmarks, and cultural icons the Grand Canyon State is known for worldwide, and stunning never-before-seen... more...
- TCU Press 2009; US$ 15.95
Adversity is My Angel traces the astounding life of Raul H. Castro, first and only Hispanic governor of Arizona, through his childhood as a Mexican immigrant in a harsh land to his election as governor of the state and presidential appointments as ambassador to El Salvador, Bolivia, and Argentina. It chronicles how he overcame personal and racial... more...
- NewSouth 2010; US$ 16.99
In this book, the third in a series on Australian cities in which leading Australian authors write about their home city, novelist and journalist Matthew Condon rediscovers the city of his childhood, Brisbane. Having returned there after many years, Condon takes the reader on a unique and personal journey through contemporary Brisbane, unearthing its... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2009; US$ 15.99
It Happened in Arizona features thirty-six episodes from Arizona's history?from the thirteenth-century creation of the Hohokam's irrigation canals to the incredible building of the Hoover Dam in the twentieth century. From explorations of the Grand Canyon to a stagecoach robbery, these episodes paint a lively portrait of the state. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 35.00
Rhode Island discusses life in the early colony, including the growth of the colony under Roger Williams, farming, trading, the history of slavery in the colony, the presence of pirates, and the Pequot War and King Phillip's War. more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 21.95
"This is the compelling narrative of the wife of an Indian trader in the desert wilderness of the Navajos before World War I. No other book about life at such trading posts equals its revealing portrayal of the land and the people, and its implication of the racial differences still confronting us today."?From the introduction by Frank Waters more...
- Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 7.99
During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers? Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country?s shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authorsmany of whom would later... more...
- Insider's Guide 2011; US$ 17.99
Your Travel Destination. Your Home. Your Home-To-Be. Phoenix & Scottsdale Explore the history of the vast metropolitan area known as the Valley of the Sun. Discover where to find the best Southwestern cuisine. Experience a thriving art and cultural scene. ? A personal, practical perspective for travelers and residents alike ? Comprehensive listings... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
Part of the self-image of Phoenix is that the city has no history and that anything of importance happened yesterday. Also that Phoenix, the Arizona state capital, is a "clean" city (despite a past of police corruption and social oppression). The "real" Phoenix, easygoing, sun-drenched, a place of ever-expanding development and... more...