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  • Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Arizona Historyby Sam Lowe

    Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 17.99

    Each volume in this series features approximately fifteen short biographies of notorious bad guys, perpetrators of mischief, visionary if misunderstood thinkers, and other colorful antiheroes from the history of a given state. The villainous, the misguided, and the misunderstood all get their due in these entertaining yet informing books. more...

  • Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in New Mexico Historyby Sam Lowe

    Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Each volume in this series features approximately fifteen short biographies of notorious bad guys, perpetrators of mischief, visionary if misunderstood thinkers, and other colorful antiheroes from the history of a given state. The villainous, the misguided, and the misunderstood all get their due in these entertaining yet informing books. more...

  • Cultural Construction of Empireby Janne Lahti

    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...

  • Chasing the Santa Fe Ringby David L. Caffey

    University of New Mexico Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    David L. Caffey?s book tells the story of the rise and fall of the Santa Fe Ring, looking beyond myth and symbol to explore the history of this remarkably durable alliance. more...

  • The Spanish Colonial Settlement Landscapes of New Mexico, 1598-1680by Elinore M. Barrett

    University of New Mexico Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Presented for the first time is a detailed picture of the Spanish settlement landscape of New Mexico during the period from the beginning of colonization in 1598 up to 1680. more...

  • Virginia Cityby Ronald M. James

    UNP - Bison Original 2012; US$ 16.95

    Spent cartridges. The pieces of an original Tabasco Pepper Sauce bottle. Shards of a ceramic pot, stained red. For archaeologists each of the thousands of artifacts uncovered at a site tells a story. For noted Comstock authority Ronald M. James, it is a story resulting from decades of research and excavation at one of the largest National Historic... more...

  • Migrant Daughterby Frances Esquibel Tywoniak; Mario T. García

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    Taking us from the open spaces of rural New Mexico and the fields of California's Great Central Valley to the intellectual milieu of student life in Berkeley during the 1950s, this memoir, based on an oral history by Mario T. Garcia, is the powerful and moving testimonio of a young Mexican American woman's struggle to rise out of poverty. more...

  • Translating Propertyby María E. Montoya

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    Although Mexico lost its northern territories to the United States in 1848, battles over property rights and ownership have remained intense. This turbulent, vividly narrated story of the Maxwell Land Grant, a single tract of 1.7 million acres in northeastern New Mexico, shows how contending groups reinterpret the meaning of property to uphold their... more...

  • Refusing the Favorby Deena J. Gonzalez

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 44.99

    Refusing the Favor tells the little-known story of the Spanish-Mexican women who saw their homeland become part of New Mexico. A corrective to traditional narratives of the period, it carefully and lucidly documents the effects of colonization, looking closely at how the women lived both before and after the United States took control of the region.... more...

  • Highway 12by Christian Probasco

    Utah State University Press 2005; US$ 16.95

    Highway 12 is undoubtedly one of not only America's but the world's most scenic highways. From its intersection on the west with Highway 89 south of Panguitch, Utah, it runs up through Red Canyon onto the Paunsagunt Plateau and across Bryce Canyon National Park. It then drops into the Paria River Valley, passes through several tiny villages, crosses... more...