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Atlas of Historic New Mexico Maps, 1550-1941

By Peter L Eidenbach 9780826352293

The author has compiled a collection of New Mexico’s historic maps, navigating through a varied terrain of research and discovery, even securing permissions for colonial-era maps held in special collections with limited public access. This collection, featuring beautifully rendered diagrams of New Mexico’s landscape, allows exploration of the past as seen by that past’s inhabitants. 2012

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Brief History Of New Mexico, A

By Myra Ellen Jenkins 0826303706

In a mere ninety pages, Myra Ellen Jenkins, the former state historian of New Mexico, has created a short and sweet explanation for a tangled and bloody history. 1974, 89 pp.

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Dance Ceremonies of the Northern Rio Grande Pueblos

By Dick & Kathryn Huelster 0976683903

Featurings the unique DIAL-A-DANCE back cover that tells you which of New Mexico's eight northern Pueblos is danceing when, this slender pocket-sized book also provides brief cultural background on the natives of Nambe,Picuri,Poajaque,San Ildefonso,Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan),Taos,and Tesuque Pueblos. 32pp, 2005

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Death Comes For The Archbishop

By Willa Cather 0679728899

What happens when a French Catholic becomes Archbishop of a Spanish colony? You may think the title gives it away, but you can find out only by reading Willa Cather`s classic tale of real New Mexico history. 1927, 297 pp.

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Eating Up the Santa Fe Trail: Recipies and Lore From the Old West

By Sam'l P Arnold 1555912915

A delightfully entertaining and informative book, Eating Up the Santa Fe Trail is filled with rare information painstakingly culled from thousands of sources, including the diaries and journals of many who rode the trail. Generously illustrated by Sam's late wife, Carrie Arnold. Eating Up the Santa Fe Trail contains recipes of trappers, traders, settlers, various Indian tribes, Mexicans, and military soldiers. From Missouri, across Kansas to Bent's Fort, Colorado, and on to Santa Fe, New Mexico, learn from the words of the travelers themselves how to prepare such trail fare as buffalo, elk, crane, Indian "washtunkala" (jerked meat stew), as well as "belly washes," such as Injun Whisky (made with black gunpowder, red pepper, and tobacco juice). A unique blend of culinary and western history, Eating Up the Santa Fe Trail is filled with the delicacies and oddities of the Old West and is must for the professional chef, historian, buckskinner, and gastronome.

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Forgotten Tales of New Mexico

By Ellen Dornan 9781609494858

From the Apache Wars to Los Alamos, New Mexico's rich past offers a colorful medley of emboldened characters and controversial schemes the shaped the course of history. In this collection of forgotten tales, master storyteller Ellen Dornan relates the stories of herioc outcasts and scheming governors, female warriors and fierce revolutionaries. 2012, 173pp.

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Fort Union - A Photo History

By T. J. Sperry 9781877856013

A historical overview of this major frontier fort that guarded the western end of the Santa Fe Trail from 1851 to 1891. Includes 20 historical photos, most never before published

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Ghost Towns Alive

By Linda G. Harris 0-8263-2908-X

Author Linda G. Harris and photographer Pamela Porter have divided the state into eleven regions comprising seventy ghost towns, from the Santa Fe Trail and Colfax County in the north to the boot heel in the south. Paperback.

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Great Taos Bank Robbery

By Tony Hillerman 9780826351920

This classic collection of essays about life in New Mexico by the great Tony Hillerman remains a must read for anyone trying to understand the state's unique charm. 2012, 150pp.

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Guide to American Indian Folk Art of the Southwest

By Susan Lamb 1583690654

A Handy pocket guide to Indian folk art of the southwest. 2006

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Guide to Indian Jewelry of the Southwest

By Georgiana Kennedy Simpson 158369000X

A handy pocket guide to all the types of Indian Jewelry in the Southwest. 1999

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High Noon At Lincoln

By UNM Press 0826312012

Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, and a couple of six-guns. This is the combination that has kept history buffs speculating and romanticizing for over a century. Learn the whole story of the Lincoln County Wars in this well-researched tome.

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History Of The Southwest

By Thomas E. Sheridan 1-877856-76-2

As you`d expect from those wonderful folks at the Western National Parks Association, this overview of the many cultures and fascinating individuals who shaped Arizona and New Mexico is filled to the brim with superb illustrations. Lovely to look at, delightful to read. 1998, 80 pp.

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Illustrated History of New Mexico

By Thomas E. Chvez 9780826330512

Combines more than two hundred photographs and a concise history to create an engaging, panoramic view of New Mexico's fascinating past. 267pp, 2002

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Indian Arts of the Southwest

By Susanne Page, Jake Page 9781933855172

Southwestern Native Americans are renowned for their commitment to excellence in artistry and craftsmanship. This equally excellent book offers clear, expert, concise guidance to the gorgeous array of objects created by the native peoples of Arizona and New Mexico. 144pp, 2009

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It Happened in New Mexico

By James A. Crutchfield 1560443197

From the life and times of Folsom Man to the Great Prison Riot of Santa Fe County, this book tells the stories of intriguing people and events from the history of one of America's most captivating states.

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It Happened on the Santa Fe Trail

By Steve Glassman 762745739

From Jedediah Smith's final fight to an unlikely flash flood in the desert, this book gives readers a unique look at intriguing people and episodes from on of America's most historically important trails, the artery that opened the Southwest to settlement.

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Kit Carson and His Three Wives: A Family History

By Marc Simmons 9780826332974

Kit Carson (1809-1868) has long held a prominent place in the popular imagination of the American West. However, little is known about his family life, thanks largely to Carson's own guardianship of his privacy. After almost four decades devoted to researching Kit Carson's personal life, Marc Simmons provides information here to further our understanding of Carson. 240pp, 2011

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Myths and Mysteries of New Mexico

By Barbara Marriott 762758739

From the story of the lost Adams gold to the legends and legendary lawlessness of Lincoln, Myths and Mysteries of New Mexico makes history fun and pulls back the curtain on some of the state's most fascinating and compelling stories.

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New Mexico and the Civil War

By Dr. Walter Earl Pittman 9781609491376

Retired lieutenant colonel and Civil War historian Dr. Walter Earl Pittman presents this concise history of New Mexico during the Civil War years from the Confederate invasion of 1861 to the Battles of Valverde and Glorieta to the end of the war. 128pp, 2011

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