History

Secrecy and Deceit

The Religion of the Crypto-Jews
By David M. Gitlitz

Comprehensive history of crypto-Jewish beliefs and social customs.

Making a Real Killing

Rocky Flats and the Nuclear West
Updated Edition
By Len Ackland

A chilling, fast-moving study of the nuclear weapons plant in the Denver suburbs, told through the experiences of managers, workers, activists, and neighbors who were all so deeply affected by the hazardous plant.

Making a Real Killing

Rocky Flats and the Nuclear West
Updated Edition
By Len Ackland

A chilling, fast-moving study of the nuclear weapons plant in the Denver suburbs, told through the experiences of managers, workers, activists, and neighbors who were all so deeply affected by the hazardous plant.

The Mexican Revolution, 1910-1940

By Michael J. Gonzales

This volume carefully shows how Mexico institutionalized some revolutionary promises and suffered the shattering loss of others.

New Mexican Lives

Profiles and Historical Stories
Edited by Richard W. Etulain

This book will appeal to anyone interested in knowing more about how a fascinating mix of people of various cultures have molded New Mexico's history.

When the Texans Came

Missing Records from the Civil War in the Southwest, 1861-1862
By John P. Wilson

Newly-available records from the Civil War in the Southwest, drawn from both Union and Confederate sources, give a much-improved understanding of that period through the words of those who shaped and participated in events at that time.

Santa Fe

A Modern History, 1880-1990
By Henry J. TobiasCharles Woodhouse

A readable, captivating social history centered on the essence of Santa Fe--the lives of its Hispano and Anglo residents.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

Andean Worlds

Indigenous History, Culture, and Consciousness under Spanish Rule, 1532-1825
By Kenneth Andrien

Examines the Spanish invasion of the Inca Empire in 1532 and how European and indigenous life ways became intertwined, producing a new and constantly evolving hybrid colonial order in the Andes.

Westward Expansion

A History of the American Frontier
Sixth Edition, an Abridgment
By Ray Allen BillingtonMartin Ridge

Sets out the remarkable story of the American frontier, which became, almost from the beginning, an archetypal narrative of the new American nation's successful expansion.

The Martyr

Luis de Carvajal, A Secret Jew in Sixteenth-Century Mexico
By Martin Cohen

Indicted by the Inquisition and burned at the stake in 1596 at the age of thirty, Luis left valuable literary documents--his memoirs, his last will and testament, and his letters to his mother and sisters in the inquisitorial prison.

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