Photography

The Memory of Stone

Meditations on the Canyons of the West
By Erv Schroeder

Erv Schroeder’s photographs bear witness to the primordial forces of the earth—the raw power that moved and shifted huge hunks of rock to form natural stone sculptures.

Railroad Empire across the Heartland

Rephotographing Alexander Gardner's Westward Journey
By James E. Sherow
Photographs by John R. Charlton

This book presents recent photographs by John R. Charlton of the scenes Alexander Gardner recorded, paired with the Gardner originals and accompanied by James E. Sherow’s discussion.

Manuel Carrillo

Mi Querido México
By Stuart Ashman

In Mi Querido México Manuel Carrillo shows his love for his native country, its people, landscape, churches, architecture, and even its animals.

Subjects: Photography

New Mexico's High Peaks

A Photographic Celebration
By Mike Butterfield

Photographer-author Mike Butterfield has spent forty years hiking New Mexico's high mountains, and his magnificent images are paired here with the chronicle of his adventures.

Meaningful Places

Landscape Photographers in the Nineteenth-Century American West
By Rachel McLean Sailor

The early history of photography in America coincided with the Euro-American settlement of the West. This thoughtful book argues that the rich history of western photography cannot be understood by focusing solely on the handful of well-known photographers whose work has come to define the era.

Wilderness

By Debra BloomfieldTerry Tempest Williams

Debra Bloomfield engaged for five years on a photographic project in the wilderness. After photographing the desert in Four Corners and the ocean in Still, she has moved on in this new book to the forest.

The Shoshoneans

The People of the Basin-Plateau
Expanded Edition
By Edward DornLeroy Lucas
Edited by Matthew Hofer

First published almost fifty years ago and long out of print, The Shoshoneans is a classic American travelogue about the Great Basin and Plateau region and the people who inhabit it, never before—or since—documented in such striking and memorable fashion.

Capturing the Women's Army Corps

The World War II Photographs of Captain Charlotte T. McGraw
By Françoise Barnes BonnellRonald Kevin Bullis

The photographs taken by Charlotte T. McGraw, the official Women’s Army Corps photographer during World War II, offer the single most comprehensive visual record of the approximately 140,000 women who served in the U.S. Army during the war.

Sagrado

A Photopoetics Across the Chicano Homeland
By Spencer R. HerreraLevi Romero
Photographs by Robert Kaiser

Sagrado is neither a search for identity nor a quest for a homeland but an affirmation of an ever-evolving cultural landscape. Embedded at the heart of this remarkable book, in which prose, photographs, and poems complement each other, is a photopoetic journey across the Chicano Southwest.

Hotel Mariachi

Urban Space and Cultural Heritage in Los Angeles
By Catherine L. KurlandEnrique R. Lamadrid
Photographs by Miguel A. Gandert

Hotel Mariachi is a unique lens through which to view the history and culture of Mexicano California, and provides touching insights into the challenging lives of mariachi musicians.

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