Herbert E. Bolton’s classic of southwestern history, first published in 1949, delivers the epic account of Francisco Vásquez de Coronado’s sixteenth-century entrada to the North American frontier of the Spanish Empire.
This long-awaited book is the most detailed and up-to-date account of the complex history of Pueblo Indian land in New Mexico, beginning in the late seventeenth century and continuing to the present day.
“The first full-length study of female drug traffickers. The lives of these women are fascinating and skillfully analyzed by the author. The book will be pleasurable reading to general readers and specialists alike.”—Howard Campbell, author of DrugWarZone:FrontlineDispatchesfromtheStreetsofElPasoandJuárez
Slavery, Ethnicity, and Identity in Colonial Costa Rica
By Russell Lohse
$34.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-5497-6 September 2014
Unlike most books on slavery in the Americas, this social history of Africans and their enslaved descendants in colonial Costa Rica recounts the journey of specific people from West Africa to the New World.
The Spanish introduced European livestock to the New World—not only cattle and horses but also mules, donkeys, sheep, goats, pigs, and poultry. This survey of the history of domestic livestock in New Mexico is the first of its kind, going beyond cowboy culture to examine the ways Spaniards, Indians, and Anglos used animals and how those uses affected the region’s landscapes and cultures.
This book focuses on the twentieth-century efforts of the Roman Catholic Church to influence Mexican society through Jesuit-led student organizations designed to promote conservative Catholic values. The author shows that they left a very different imprint on Mexican society, training a generation of activists.