History

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.

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.

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.

The Space-Age Presidency of John F. Kennedy

A Rare Photographic History
By John BisneyJ. L. Pickering

This engaging and unprecedented work captures the compelling story of John F. Kennedy’s role in advancing the United States’ space program, set against the Cold War with the Soviet Union.

Brothels, Bordellos, and Bad Girls

Prostitution in Colorado, 1860-1930
By Jan MacKell

This look at prostitution in Colorado, 1860-1930, uncovers the lives and woes of "working girls" in mining towns such as Cripple Creek.

Shrines and Miraculous Images

Religious Life in Mexico Before the Reforma
By William B. Taylor

William Taylor explores the use of local and regional shrines, and devotion to images of Christ and Mary, including Our Lady of Guadalupe, to get to the heart of the politics and practices of faith in Mexico before the Reforma.

Marvels and Miracles in Late Colonial Mexico

Three Texts in Context
By William B. Taylor

Consisting of three rare documents about miracles from this period, each accompanied by an introductory essay, this study serves as a source book and complement to the author's Shrines and Miraculous Images: Religious Life in Mexico Before the Reforma.

Journalism, Satire, and Censorship in Mexico

Edited by Paul GillinghamMichael LettieriBenjamin T. Smith

In this collection historians, media experts, political scientists, cartoonists, and journalists reconsider censorship, state-press relations, news coverage, and readership to retell the history of Mexico’s press.

Revolutionary Masculinity and Racial Inequality

Gendering War and Politics in Cuba
By Bonnie A. Lucero

By examining the relationship between historical experiences of race and discourses of masculinity, Lucero advances understandings about how racial exclusion functioned in a supposedly raceless society.

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.

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