History

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.

The House at Otowi Bridge

The Story of Edith Warner and Los Alamos
By Peggy Pond Church

The haunting experiences of a shy Pennsylvania woman who opened a tearoom in her adobe home that became a haven for neighboring nuclear scientists and Indians alike.

The Santa Fe Trail

By R. L. Duffus

The lively history of this great trade artery is once more available.

New Perspectives on the Pueblos

Edited by Alfonso Ortíz

This volume, the result of an advanced seminar at the School of American Research, takes a fresh look at Pueblo Indian culture, with chapters on everything from language to religion, prehistory, ecology, and from literature to music.

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