History

Imagining Histories of Colonial Latin America

Synoptic Methods and Practices
Edited by Karen MelvinSylvia Sellers-García

Imagining Histories of Colonial Latin America teaches imaginative and distinctive approaches to the practice of history through a series of essays on colonial Latin America.

Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire

By Sarah E. Owens

Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire tells the remarkable story of a group of nuns who traveled halfway around the globe in the seventeenth century to establish the first female Franciscan convent in the Far East.

Santa Fe

The Chief Way
By Robert StreinJohn VaughanC. Fenton Richards

Santa Fe: The Chief Way is a fresh and nostalgic look at the streamliners of the Santa Fe railroad from the late thirties to the early seventies.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

Equal under the Sky

Georgia O’Keeffe and Twentieth-Century Feminism
By Linda M. Grasso

Equal under the Sky is the first historical study of Georgia O’Keeffe’s complex involvement with, and influence on, US feminism from the 1910s to the 1970s.

The Lynching of Mexicans in the Texas Borderlands

By Nicholas Villanueva

This book argues that ethnic and racial tension brought on by the fighting in the borderland made Anglo-Texans feel justified in their violent actions against Mexicans.

To Be Indio in Colonial Spanish America

Edited by Mónica Díaz

Focusing on central Mexico and the Andes (colonial New Spain and Peru), the contributors deepen scholarly knowledge of colonial history and literature, emphasizing the different ways people became and lived their lives as “indios” in this new study.

Corruption in the Iberian Empires

Greed, Custom, and Colonial Networks
Edited by Christoph Rosenmüller

The contributors use fresh archival research from Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, and the Philippines to examine the lives of slaves and farmworkers as well as self-serving magistrates, bishops, and traders in contraband.

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid as I Knew Them

Reminiscences of John P. Meadows
Edited by John P. Wilson

A collection of John P. Meadows's interviews originally given to refute inaccuracies in the 1930 movie Billy the Kid. Also includes Meadows's memories of the Southwest's frontier days and the characters he knew.

Whither the Waters

Mapping the Great Basin from Bernardo de Miera to John C. Frémont
By John L. Kessell

This book places the man and the map in historical context, reminding readers of the enduring significance of Miera y Pacheco.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

Account of the Martyrs in the Provinces of La Florida

By Luis Jerónimo de Oré
Edited and Translated by Raquel Chang-RodríguezNancy Vogeley

This edition of Luis Jerónimo de Oré’s work presents readers with a new introduction and an annotated translation that place the text in the broader context of international politics.

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