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- 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...
- Wilderness Press 2013; US$ 25.99
Now, for the first time, Arizona visitors and residents will be able to set out on any part of the Arizona National Scenic Trail with a "bible" of the trail's twists and turns, its flora and fauna, and its geology. In an easy-to-use format, the book serves up the 800-mile trail section by section (43 altogether) so that day-hikers as well as thru-hikers... 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...
- TCU Press 2013; US$ 15.95
His wife dead, Elisa Green Pennington gathered up his brood of twelve young children in 1857 and left Texas for California, the promised land. The Penningtons could not have imagined what the untamed frontier had in store for them. After a difficult trek across West Texas and New Mexico, they were forced by sicknesses and circumstances to settle in... more...
- Publish Green 2013; US$ 9.99
The Australian authors drove 18,200 miles through 13 western states of the USA in a hire car, visiting 30 national parks and many noted scenic drives. Readers who have traveled the national parks will relive precious memories. Those who wish to visit will feel they are traveling with the authors. Others planning to visit will find this book a useful... 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...
- UNP - Nebraska 2012; US$ 55.00
From 1866 through 1886, the U.S. Army occupied southern Arizona and New Mexico in an attempt to claim it for settlement by Americans. Through a postcolonial lens, Janne Lahti examines the army, its officers, their wives, and the enlisted men as agents of an American empire whose mission was to serve as a group of colonizers engaged in ideological... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 189.95
A sociological examination of the immigration patterns of Asian Indians to the suburbs Phoenix, Arizona from 1965 to the present. It explores their housing patterns, as well as methods of overcoming racial, ethnic, and class barriers to their acceptance as American citizens, while also trying to hold onto their native born heritage. There is a lengthy... more...