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Tracing the Santa Fe Trail

By Ronald J Dulle 878425716

From 1821 to 1880, bold and daring men loaded their wagons with trade goods and set out from Missouri to Santa Fe, in the newly independent nation of Mexico. These merchants, teamsters, and travlers exchanged not only material goods, but also ideas and customs, forever altering the cultural and economic landscape for American, Mexican, and Indian peoples along the route. In Tracing the Santa Fe Trail, modern, full-color images of the trail are juxtaposed with historical commentary to create a photographic journey that adroitly blends past and present.

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Trickster: Native American Tales

By Matt Dembicki 1555917241

All cultures have tales of the trickster-a crafty creature or being who uses cunning to get food, steal precious possessions, or simply cause mischief. He disrupts the order of things, often humiliating others and sometimes himself. In Native American traditions, the trickster takes many forms, from coyote or rabbit to raccoon or raven. The first graphic anthology of Native American trickster tales, Trickster brings together Native American folklore and the world of comics.

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Tularosa: Last Of The Frontier

By C. L. Sonnichsen NMVOF02

A history of the settling and defending of a small ranching town at the foot of the Sacramento Mountains.

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Valle Grande: History of the Baca Location No 1


Craig Martin brings his ineffable style to uncovering the long and fascinating past of the Baca Ranch, which has recently passed into public hands as the Valles Caldera National Preserve, in the Jemez Mountains of central New Mexico.

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Valles Caldera: A Vision for New Mexico's National Preserve

By William deBuys, Don J. Usner 9780890135624

This book tells the natural and human history of the preserve, presents photographs of its splendour, and outlines the unique administrative experiment now underway to manage its lands. 126pp, Paperbound 2006

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Voices of the Buffalo Soldier

By Frank N Schubert 9780826323101

This book is a superb collection of documents that not only illuminates the lives of these soldiers, but also helps us to understand the obstacles they faced and the challenges they met. 2003

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Wicked Women of New Mexico

By Donna Blake Birchell 1626191280

New Mexico Territory attracted outlaws and desperados as its remote locations guaranteed non-detection while providing opportunists the perfect setting in which to seize wealth. Many wicked women on the run from their pasts headed there seeking new starts before and after 1912 statehood. Colorful characters such as Bronco Sue, Sadie Orchard and Lizzie McGrath were noted mavens of mayhem, while many other women were notorious gamblers, bawdy madams or confidence tricksters. Some paid the ultimate price for crimes of passion, while others avoided punishment by slyly using their beguiling allure to influence authoritiesÂ…

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