Mindful that the student reading this book is probably learning about New Mexico history for the first time, this volume's abundant illustrations and engaging text will spark and sustain readers' interest.
An engaging narrative history of Albuquerque from the Spanish Colonial period to 1846. Written by the foremost historian of colonial and nineteenth-century New Mexico, Marc Simmons brings to life the story of Hispanic Albuquerqueans, showing how they reacted to the challenges of survival on the frontier.
Soldier and Frontiersman of the Spanish Southwest, 1627-1693
Edited by France V. ScholesMarc SimmonsJosé Antonio Esquibel
Translated by Eleanor B. AdamsFrance V. Scholes
$65.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-5115-9 May 2012
This book, the final volume in the Coronado Historical Series, recognizes the career of Juan Domínguez de Mendoza, a soldier-colonist who was as instrumental as any governor or friar in shaping Hispano-Indian society in New Mexico.