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- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
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 Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 21.50
The Spanish, Mexicans, and Americans successively mined copper for 200 years at Santa Rita, New Mexico. Starting in 1799 with the Spanish discovery of native copper, the Chino Mines followed industry developments first as a network of underground mines and ultimately as part of the multinational Kennecott Copper Corporation's international open-pit... 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...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 54.99
Juggling Identities is an extensive ethnography of the crypto-Jews who live deep within the Hispanic communities of the American Southwest. Critiquing scholars who challenge the cultural authenticity of these individuals, Seth D. Kunin builds a solid link between the crypto-Jews of New Mexico and their Spanish ancestors who secretly maintained... 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...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 209.95
Schlup and Paschen have compiled the most thorough reference guide on Arizonas local history. Marking the centennial anniversary of the states entrance into the union, this book provides more than a century worth of information for researchers seeking knowledge about its rich history. The book traces the history of Arizona from the Wild... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 38.95
As historian Miguel Antonio Levario explains in this timely book, current tensions and controversy over immigration and law enforcement issues centered on the US-Mexico border are only the latest evidence of a long-standing atmosphere of uncertainty and mistrust plaguing this region. Militarizing the Border: When Mexicans Became the Enemy , focusing... 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...