Eidenbach has compiled a collection of New Mexico’s historic maps, navigating through a varied terrain of research and discovery, even securing permissions for colonial-era maps held in special collections with limited public access. This collection, featuring beautifully rendered diagrams of New Mexico’s landscape, allows exploration of the past as seen by that past’s inhabitants.
Kate Wingert-Playdon’s narrative of the restoration of San Esteban del Rey Mission and the process behind it is the only detailed account of this milestone example of historic preservation, in which New Mexico’s most famous architect, John Gaw Meem, played a major role.
Ana Baca's bilingual tale of how two children from different generations learn to make their family recipe for tamales will delight readers of her earlier picture books that combine folklore and traditional cuisine.
This richly documented cautionary tale narrates the Gila River’s natural and human history. Now updated, McNamee’s study traces recent efforts to resuscitate portions of this important riparian corridor.
This long-awaited collection of Blaisdell’s critical writings includes essays on literature, art, and film, along with moving tributes by some of the distinguished writers who numbered Blaisdell among their friends.
Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture
Edited by Lois Palken Rudnick
$29.95 Hardcover 978-0-8263-5119-7 July 2012
Restricted at the behest of her family until the year 2000, Rudnick’s edition of these remarkable documents represents the culmination of more than thirty-five years of study of Luhan’s life, writings, lovers, friends, and Luhan’s social and cultural milieus in Italy, New York, and New Mexico.
Fray Alonso de Benavides's History of New Mexico, 1630
By Alonso de Benavides
Edited and Translated by Baker H. Morrow
$19.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-5157-9 May 2012
The most thorough account ever written of southwestern life in the early seventeenth century, this engaging book was first published in 1630 as an official report to the king of Spain by Fray Alonso de Benavides, a Portuguese Franciscan who was the third head of the mission churches of New Mexico.