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New Mexico 2050

Edited by Fred Harris

Here some of the state’s most noted and qualified policy experts answer two vital questions: New Mexico 2050—What can we be? What will we be?

Chasing the Santa Fe Ring

Power and Privilege in Territorial New Mexico
By David L. Caffey

David L. Caffey’s book tells the story of the rise and fall of the Santa Fe Ring, looking beyond myth and symbol to explore the history of this remarkably durable alliance.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

The Spanish Colonial Settlement Landscapes of New Mexico, 1598-1680

By Elinore M. Barrett

Presented for the first time is a detailed picture of the Spanish settlement landscape of New Mexico during the period from the beginning of colonization in 1598 up to 1680.

All Trails Lead to Santa Fe

Guide and Map for Three National Historic Trails Connecting Santa Fe to the Rest of the World
By Kathryn HuelsterDick Huelster

This guide, created for the Three Trails Conference of 2015, tells the history of the El Camino Real, the Santa Fe Trail, and the Old Spanish Trail as they traced their paths across the state of New Mexico.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

Advocates for the Oppressed

Hispanos, Indians, Genízaros, and Their Land in New Mexico
By Malcolm Ebright

Having written about Hispano land grants and Pueblo Indian grants separately, Malcolm Ebright now brings these narratives together for the first time, reconnecting them and resurrecting lost histories.

Unruly Waters

A Social and Environmental History of the Brazos River
By Kenna Lang Archer

This environmental history of the Brazos traces the techniques that engineers and politicians have repeatedly used to try to manage its flow.

Wildflowers of the Northern and Central Mountains of New Mexico

Sangre de Cristo, Jemez, Sandia, and Manzano
By Larry J. LittlefieldPearl M. Burns

This unique reference work describes over 350 wildflowers and flowering shrubs that grow in New Mexico’s Sangre de Cristo, Jemez, Sandia, and Manzano Mountains, as well as neighboring ranges, including the Manzanita, San Pedro, Ortiz, and other lower-elevation mountains in central portions of the state.

Subjects: NatureSouthwest

Olvera Street™

Discover the Soul of Los Angeles
By Mike Harris

Olvera Street: Discovering the Soul of Los Angeles is a travel guide that leads you past today’s glitzy bars and eateries, the big sports centers and high-rises, to trace the city’s roots.

Fixing the Books

Secrecy, Literacy, and Perfectibility in Indigenous New Mexico
By Erin Debenport

In Fixing the Books, professor Erin Debenport (anthropology, University of New Mexico) presents the research she conducted on an indigenous language literacy effort within a New Mexico Pueblo community, and the potential of that literacy to compromise Pueblo secrecy.

Hoe, Heaven, and Hell

My Boyhood in Rural New Mexico
By Nasario García

In this account of his boyhood García writes unforgettably about his family’s village life, telling story after story, all of them true, and fascinating everyone interested in New Mexico history and culture.

Subjects: MemoirSouthwest

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