Forging Pan-Americanism at the University of New Mexico
By Russ Davidson
$34.95 Hardcover 978-0-8263-6202-5 December 2020
In this important work Russ Davidson presents the first biography of Joaquín Ortega, introducing readers to Ortega’s life and work at the University of New Mexico as well as his close relationship with then UNM president James Zimmerman and other major figures.
With stunning photographs, timelines, and a regional geologic map, noted geologist Kirt Kempter explains the geologic story and landscape evolution of the region for travelers, hikers, and armchair geologists.
Edited by Vanessa Fonseca-ChávezLevi RomeroSpencer R. Herrera
$34.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-6160-8 June 2020
This collection of both deeply personal reflections and carefully researched studies explores the New Mexico homeland through the experiences and perspectives of Chicanx and indigenous/Genízaro writers and scholars from across the state.
How Jack Johnson Kept His Heavyweight Title and Put Las Vegas, New Mexico, on the Map
By Toby Smith
$24.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-6143-1 March 2020
In Crazy Fourth Toby Smith tells the story of how the African American boxer Jack Johnson—the bombastic and larger-than-life reigning world heavyweight champion—met Jim Flynn on the Fourth of July in Las Vegas, New Mexico.
“Once in a great while, a miracle of a book comes along, a gift that both touches the heart and engages the mind. Reservation Restless is such a book.”—Anne Hillerman, New York Times best-selling author of Rock with Wings and The Tale Teller