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- Rough Guides 2011; US$ 19.99
The Rough Guide to Las Vegas is the definitive guide to the most dynamic and fascinating city in the US. Get the full lowdown on all its world-famous casinos, from Caesar's Palace to City Center, and see how they've grown from their murky Mob-owned roots to the flamboyant fantasylands of today. Read witty, well-informed reviews of... more...
- Utah State University Press 2003; US$ 16.95
Although John Wesley Powell and party are usually given credit for the first river descent through the Grand Canyon, the ghost of James White has haunted those claims. White was a Colorado prospector, who, almost two years before Powell's journey, washed up on a makeshift raft at Callville, Nevada. His claim to have entered the Colorado above... more...
- Duke University Press 2001; US$ 79.95
Comparative study through discourses by Gaimo, Silko, Anzaldua and others examining the disruption of the boundaries of class, gender, race, ethnicity, and sexuality in Chicano, Mexican and Native American immigrants in the Americas. more...
Brigham Young, the Quorum of the Twelve, and the Latter-Day Saint Investigation of the Mountain Meadows MassacreUtah State University Press 2007; US$ 7.00
On September 11, 1857, a wagon train of emigrants passing through the Utah Territory on their way to California were massacred at Mountain Meadows. Although today’s historians agree that the principal perpetrators were members of the Mormon militia in southern Utah, how much the central Mormon leadership, especially Brigham Young at the top,... 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...
- Utah State University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Desolation Canyon is one of the West's wild treasures. Visitors come to study, explore, run the river, and hike a canyon that is deeper at its deepest than the Grand Canyon, better preserved than most of the Colorado River system, and full of eye-catching geology-castellated ridges, dramatic walls, slickrock formations, and lovely beaches. Rafting... 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...
- Utah State University Press 2012; US$ 22.95
Great Basin National Park is in large part a high-alpine park, but it sits in one of America’s driest, least populated, and most isolated deserts. That contrast is one facet of the diversity that characterizes this region. Within and outside the park are phenomenal landscape features, biotic wonders, unique environments, varied historic sites,... more...
- Utah State University Press 2002; US$ 16.95
Across north-central New Mexico and Arizona, along the line of Route 66, now Interstate 40, there first ran a little-known wagon trail called Beale's Wagon Road, after Edward F. Beale, who surveyed it for the War Department in 1857. This survey became famous for employing camels. Not so well known is the fate of the first emigrants who the next... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2012; 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...