Southwest

Lake Arrowhead

From Gangsters to Movie Stars, Exploring Lake Arrowhead, California
By Mike Harris

Travel writer Mike Harris provides a quick view of things for you to do, from easy hikes to ideas to make your stay more fun.

Big Bear

From Gold Rush to 4-Season Resort, Exploring Big Bear, California
By Mike Harris

Travel writer Mike Harris provides a list of things for you to do, from scenic walking paths and easy hikes to discovering the area’s many attractions.

Medicine Women

The Story of the First Native American Nursing School
By Jim Kristofic

In this detailed history Jim Kristofic traces the story of Ganado Mission on the Navajo Indian Reservation.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

A Most Splendid Company

The Coronado Expedition in Global Perspective
By Richard FlintShirley Cushing Flint

This magisterial volume unveils Richard and Shirley Flint’s deep research into the Latin American and Spanish archives in an effort to track down the history of the participants who came north with the Coronado expedition in 1540.

Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide

Revised and Expanded Edition
By Mike Coltrin

This classic hiking guide to Albuquerque’s Sandia Mountain is completely updated with color photographs, up-to-date trail descriptions, detailed maps, additional GPS data, and modified difficulty ratings for many of the featured hikes.

Land of Nuclear Enchantment

A New Mexican History of the Nuclear Weapons Industry
By Lucie Genay

In this thoughtful social history of New Mexico’s nuclear industry, Lucie Genay traces the scientific colonization of the state in the twentieth century from the points of view of the local people.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide Map

Revised and Expanded Edition
By Mike Coltrin

This full-color map of the mountain, printed on waterproof and tear resistant paper,has been updated to accompany the Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide, Revised and Expanded Edition.

Imagine a City That Remembers

The Albuquerque Rephotography Project
By Anthony AnellaMark C. Childs

This expanded and updated collection juxtaposes historic and contemporary photographs of Albuquerque to show diverse moments in the city’s history and development.

Esteban

The African Slave Who Explored America
By Dennis Herrick

In this work Herrick dispels the myths and outright lies about Esteban. His biography emphasizes Esteban rather than the Spaniards whose exploits are often exaggerated and jingoistic in the sixteenth-century chronicles.

Sandia

Seasons of a Mountain
By David MuenchRuth Rudner

This portrait of Sandia, the mountain backdrop that dwarfs Albuquerque’s sprawl, offers a sense of place through the eyes of a photographer and the words of a writer.

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