Southwest

Joaquín Ortega

Forging Pan-Americanism at the University of New Mexico
By Russ Davidson

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.

The Shoulders We Stand On

A History of Bilingual Education in New Mexico
Edited by Rebecca Blum-MartinezMary Jean Habermann López

The Shoulders We Stand On traces the complex history of bilingual education in New Mexico, covering Spanish, Diné, and Pueblo languages.

Arizona's Scenic Roads and Hikes

Unforgettable Journeys in the Grand Canyon State
By Roger Naylor

In this captivating new guide Roger Naylor features all twenty-seven of Arizona’s state-designated scenic and historic roads, including five National Scenic Byways.

Georgia O'Keeffe

A Life Well Lived
By Malcolm Varon

This book is the first collection of photographs to portray O’Keeffe and her surroundings in color.

At the Precipice

New Mexico's Changing Climate
By Laura Paskus

At the Precipice explores the question many of us have asked ourselves: What kind of world are we leaving to our children?

Abiquiu

The Geologic History of O'Keeffe Country
By Kirt KempterDick Huelster

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.

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Querencia

Reflections on the New Mexico Homeland
Edited by Vanessa Fonseca-ChávezLevi RomeroSpencer R. Herrera

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.

Crazy Fourth

How Jack Johnson Kept His Heavyweight Title and Put Las Vegas, New Mexico, on the Map
By Toby Smith

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.

Reservation Restless

By Jim Kristofic

“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

Gangs of the El Paso–Juárez Borderland

A History
By Mike Tapia

This thought-provoking book examines gang history in the region encompassing West Texas, Southern New Mexico, and Northern Chihuahua, Mexico.

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