History

The Canadian Frontier, 1534-1760

Revised Edition
By W. J. Eccles

The French era in Canada.

Subjects: History

Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America

By Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca
Translated by Cyclone Covey

Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca was the first European to cross the North American continent. This remarkable book is his odyssey, first written in 1542 as an official report to the king of Spain under the title La Relación.

Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915

By Sandra Myres

Myres uses extensive source material by and about women to study the impact of the frontier on women's lives and the role of women in the West.

The Mexican Frontier, 1821-1846

The American Southwest Under Mexico
By David J. Weber

In this study, Weber reinterprets borderlands history from the Mexican perspective.

The United States Marshals of New Mexico and Arizona Territories, 1846-1912

By Larry D. Ball

The pathbreaking classic on law enforcement on the frontier of the American West.

Tularosa

Last of the Frontier West
By C. L. Sonnichsen

The history of the Tularosa Basin--which includes White Sands Missile Range--from pioneer days through the atomic age.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

America's Frontier Heritage

By Ray Allen Billington

This thought-provoking book by the leading authority on Turner presents the results of modern research in history and the behavioral sciences, concluding that in many ways the Turner hypothesis is a valid one.

A Brief History of New Mexico

By Myra Ellen JenkinsAlbert H. Schroeder

Detailed information on every aspect of New Mexico's past.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

The Spanish Borderlands Frontier, 1513-1821

By John Francis Bannon
Illustrations by Ronald Ives

The classic history of the Spanish frontier from Florida to California.

Mining Frontiers of the Far West, 1848-1880

By Rodman Wilson Paul

The California Gold Rush was only the first of a series of rushes that brought the first permanent settlers to much of the Far West between 1848 and 1880. Despite a flood of popular writings on separate mining regions, this book is the first to view the entire movement as an integral part of the settlement process.

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