Southwest

Stewart L. Udall

Steward of the Land
By Thomas G. Smith

This book, the first biography of Udall, introduces his work to a new generation of Americans concerned with the environment.

The Best from New Mexico Kitchens

By Sheila MacNiven Cameron
Illustrations by Larry KingRichard SandovalJim Wood

Savor and share the joys of New Mexican cooking as you prepare more than one hundred dishes from across the state in this remarkable collection of outstanding recipes.

Subjects: CookingSouthwest

The Lynching of Mexicans in the Texas Borderlands

By Nicholas Villanueva

This book argues that ethnic and racial tension brought on by the fighting in the borderland made Anglo-Texans feel justified in their violent actions against Mexicans.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

Volver

A Persistence of Memory
By Antonio C. Márquez

In this book Márquez recounts his life story, from childhood memories of movies and baseball to the turbulent events of his manhood.

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid as I Knew Them

Reminiscences of John P. Meadows
Edited by John P. Wilson

A collection of John P. Meadows's interviews originally given to refute inaccuracies in the 1930 movie Billy the Kid. Also includes Meadows's memories of the Southwest's frontier days and the characters he knew.

Whither the Waters

Mapping the Great Basin from Bernardo de Miera to John C. Frémont
By John L. Kessell

This book places the man and the map in historical context, reminding readers of the enduring significance of Miera y Pacheco.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

And Then There Were None

The Demise of Desert Bighorn Sheep in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness
By Paul R. Krausman
Illustrations by Bethann Garramon Merkle

This book uses the story of the desert bighorn sheep in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness and population decline as a case study in human alteration of wildlife habitat.

Subjects: NatureSouthwest

My Heart Belongs to Nature

A Memoir in Photographs and Prose
By John Nichols

In My Heart Belongs to Nature, Nichols records his forty-five-year connection to the Taos valley and its mountains, where he still lives.

Give Me Life

Iconography and Identity in East LA Murals
By Holly Barnet-SanchezTim Drescher

This book offers detailed analyses of individual East LA murals, sets them in social context, and explains how they were produced.

Underground Ranger

Adventures in Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Other Remarkable Places
By Doug Thompson

In Underground Ranger Doug Thompson passes along the essence of what he learned on this unusual job as a park ranger at Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Subjects: MemoirSouthwest

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