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- National Geographic Society 2010; US$ 26.00
In 1869, John Wesley Powell led a small party down the Green and Colorado Rivers in a bold attempt to explore the Grand Canyon for the first time. After their monumental expedition, they told of raging rapids, constant danger, and breathtaking natural beauty of the American landscape at its most pristine. Jon Waterman combines sheer adventure and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
Line in the Sand details the dramatic transformation of the western U.S.-Mexico border from its creation at the end of the Mexican-American War in 1848 to the emergence of the modern boundary line in the first decades of the twentieth century. In this sweeping narrative, Rachel St. John explores how this boundary changed from a mere line on a map... more...
- 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...
- Trinity University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Arturo?s Madrid?s homeland is in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains in northern New Mexico, where each town seems a world apart from the next, and where family histories that extend back four centuries bind the people to the land and to one another.This New Mexico is a land of struggle and dispute, a place in which Madrid's ancestors predate those... more...