Titles by Subject


Pueblo in the Sky
Revised Edition
By Ward Alan Minge

A comprehensive history of the Acoma sanctioned by the tribe.

Chaco and Hohokam

Prehistoric Regional Systems in the American Southwest
Edited by Patricia L. CrownW. James Judge

Synthesizing data and current thought about the regional systems of the Chacoans and the Hohokam, eleven archaeologists examine settlement patterns, subsistence economy, social organization, and trade, shedding new light on two of the most sophisticated cultures of the prehistoric Southwest.

Navaho Folk Tales

By Franc Johnson Newcomb

In this marvelous collection, Franc Newcomb recounts some of the many folk tales she heard during long winter evenings at Blue Mesa.

Chicano Politics

Reality and Promise 1940-1990
By Juan Gómez-Quiñones

"Gómez-Quiñones sharply analyzes and interprets the past fifty years of the Movimiento . . . Anyone attempting to understand the unfolding political scenario of the '90s will find this an indispensable volume."—Choice

New Mexico's Railroads

A Historical Survey
By David Myrick

From narrow-gauge lines to Amtrak, this railroad lover's book shows the importance of trains to New Mexico's heritage.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

The Problem of Order in Changing Societies

Essays on Crime and Policing in Argentina and Uruguay, 1750-1940
Edited by Lyman L. Johnson

The six essays in this volume examine Argentina from the eighteenth century to the 1930s and Uruguay during the nineteenth century to show the links between crime and the social and economic order.

Termination and Relocation

Federal Indian Policy, 1945-1960
By Donald Fixico

A major study of the effects on American Indians of the termination and relocation policies instituted during the Truman and Eisenhower era.

The Anthropology of War

Edited by Jonathan Haas

This edited collection contains important new material on the origins and role of warfare in “tribal” societies. The chapters focus on a number of basic research issues, including war and social evolution, causes of war, ideology of war, and European transformation of indigenous warfare patterns.

Subjects: Anthropology

Myth and the History of the Hispanic Southwest

By David J. Weber

"As a major interpreter of the field's scholarship, Weber's works will become guides for the future writing of Spanish, Mexican, and nineteenth-century Mexican American history."— New Mexico Historical Review

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

High Noon in Lincoln

Violence on the Western Frontier
By Robert M. Utley

"In research, writing, and interpretation, High Noon in Lincoln is a superb book. It is one of the best books (maybe the best) ever written on a violent episode in the West."—Richard Maxwell Brown, author of Strain of Violence: Historical Studies of American Violence and Vigilantism