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  • The Education of Little Tree

    The Education of Little Tree
    av Forrest Carter

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826328090

    This story has entranced readers of all ages since it was first published twenty-five years ago. The tale tells the story of a boy orphaned very young, who is adopted by his Cherokee grandmother and half-Cherokee grandfather in the Appalachian mount…

  • The Education of Little Tree

    The Education of Little Tree
    av Forrest Carter

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826328083

    This story has entranced readers of all ages since it was first published twenty-five years ago. The tale tells the story of a boy orphaned very young, who is adopted by his Cherokee grandmother and half-Cherokee grandfather in the Appalachian mount…

  • Wisdom Sits in Places

    Wisdom Sits in Places
    av Keith H. Basso

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826317247

    This remarkable book introduces us to four unforgettable Apache people, each of whom offers a different take on the significance of places in their culture. Apache conceptions of wisdom, manners and morals, and of their own history are inextricably…

  • Architecture Without Architects

    Architecture Without Architects
    av Bernard Rudofsky

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826310040

    In this book, Bernard Rudofsky steps outside the narrowly defined discipline that has governed our sense of architectural history and discusses the art of building as a universal phenomenon. He introduces the reader to communal architecture--archite…

  • Mysterious New Mexico

    Mysterious New Mexico
    av Benjamin Radford

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826354501

    New Mexico's twin traditions of the scientific and the supernatural meet for the first time in this long-overdue book by a journalist known for investigating the unexplained. Strange tales of ghosts, monsters, miracles, lost treasure, UFOs, and much…

  • Huichol Women, Weavers, and Shamans

    Huichol Women, Weavers, and Shamans
    av Stacy B. Schaefer

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826355812

    For centuries the Huichol (Wixarika) Indian women of Jalisco, Mexico, have been weaving textiles on backstrap looms. This West Mexican tradition has been passed down from mothers to daughters since pre-Columbian times. Weaving is a part of each woma…

  • Time and the Highland Maya

    Time and the Highland Maya
    av Barbara Tedlock

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826313584

    Described as a landmark in the ethnographic study of the Maya, this study of ritual and cosmology among the contemporary Quiche Indians of highland Guatemala has now been updated to address changes that have occurred in the last decade. The Classic…

  • Lord of the Dawn

    Lord of the Dawn
    av Rudolfo Anaya

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826351753

    The legend of Quetzalcoatl is the enduring epic myth of Mesoamerica. The gods create the universe, but man must carefully tend to the harmony of the world. Without spiritual attention to harmony, chaos may reign, destroying the universe and civilisa…

  • Dreams Unreal

    Dreams Unreal
    av Titus O'Brien

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826361509

    The music scene that sprang up across the Bay Area from 1965 to 1970 was energetic, immensely creative, and loudly outspoken. Bands needed theaters to play in, music promoters needed to get the word out about the shows, and a group of talented young…

  • Crazy Fourth

    Crazy Fourth
    av Toby Smith

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826361431

    In 1912 boxing was as popular a spectator sport in the United States as baseball, if not more so. It was also rife with corruption and surrounded by gambling, drinking, and prostitution, so much so that many cities and states passed laws to control…

  • Nine Years among the Indians, 1870-1879

    Nine Years among the Indians, 1870-1879
    av Herman Lehmann

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826314178

    As a young child, Herman Lehmann was captured by a band of plundering Apache Indians and remained with them for nine years. This is his dramatic and unique story. His memoir, fast-paced and compelling, tells of his arduous initial years with the Apa…

  • Visual Anthropology

    Visual Anthropology
    av John Collier Jr

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826308993

    First published in 1967, Visual Anthropology has become a classic in its field, invaluable not only for anthropologists but for anyone using photography, film, and video to understand human behavior and culture. This completely revised and expanded…

  • Before Brasilia

    Before Brasilia
    av Mary C. Karasch

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826357625

    Before Brasilia offers an in-depth exploration of life in the captaincy of Goias during the late colonial and early national period of Brazilian history. Karasch effectively counters the ""decadence"" narrative that has dominated the historiography…

  • Malintzin's Choices

    Malintzin's Choices
    av Camilla Townsend

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826334053

    Malintzin was the indigenous woman who translated for Hernando Cortes in his dealings with the Aztec emperor Moctezuma in the days of 1519 to 1521. 'Malintzin', at least, was what the Indians called her. The Spanish called her dona Marina, and she h…

  • Josey Wales

    Josey Wales
    av Forrest Careter

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826311689

    Josey Wales was the most wanted man in Texas. His wife and child had been lost to pre-civil War destruction and, like Jesse James and other young farmers, he joined the guerrilla soldiers of Missouri--men with no cause but survival and no purpose bu…

  • In the Shadow of Billy the Kid

    In the Shadow of Billy the Kid
    av Kathleen P. Chamberlain

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826352798

    The events of July 19, 1878, marked the beginning of what became known as the Lincoln County War and catapulted Susan McSween and a young cowboy named Henry McCarty, alias Billy the Kid, into the history books. The so-called war, a fight for control…

  • Shane

    Shane
    av Jack Schaefer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826358417

    In this true Western classic Jack Schaefer tells the story of a mysterious stranger who finds himself in the Wyoming Territory joining local homesteaders in their fight to keep their land and avoid the intimidating tactics of cattle driver Luke Flet…

  • The Way of Thorn and Thunder

    The Way of Thorn and Thunder
    av Daniel Heath Justice

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826350121

    Taking fantasy literature beyond the stereotypes, Daniel Heath Justice's acclaimed Thorn and Thunder novels are set in a world resembling eighteenth-century North America. The original trilogy is available here for the first time as a fully revised…

  • The Course of Andean History

    The Course of Andean History
    av Peter V. N. Henderson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826353368

    The only comprehensive history of Andean South America from initial settlement to the present, this useful book focuses on Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia, the four countries where the Andes have played a major role in shaping history. Although…

  • Circling the Canon, Volume I

    Circling the Canon, Volume I
    av Marjorie Perloff

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826360502

    One of our most important contemporary critics, Marjorie Perloff has been a widely published and influential reviewer, especially of poetry and poetics, for over fifty years. Circling the Canon, Volume I covers roughly the first half of Perloff's ca…

  • Circling the Canon, Volume I

    Circling the Canon, Volume I
    av Marjorie Perloff

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826362759

    One of our most important contemporary critics, Marjorie Perloff has been a widely published and influential reviewer, especially of poetry and poetics, for over fifty years. Circling the Canon, Volume I covers roughly the first half of Perloff's ca…

  • How Nature Works

    How Nature Works

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826360854

    We now live on a planet that is troubled--even overworked--in ways that compel us to reckon with inherited common sense about the relationship between human labor and nonhuman nature. In Paraguay, fast-growing soy plants are displacing both prior cr…

  • Circling the Canon, Volume II

    Circling the Canon, Volume II
    av Marjorie Perloff

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826360526

    One of our most important contemporary critics, Marjorie Perloff has been a widely published and influential reviewer, especially of poetry and poetics, for over fifty years. Circling the Canon, Volume II focuses on the second half of her prolific c…

  • Circling the Canon, Volume II

    Circling the Canon, Volume II
    av Marjorie Perloff

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826362766

    One of our most important contemporary critics, Marjorie Perloff has been a widely published and influential reviewer, especially of poetry and poetics, for over fifty years. Circling the Canon, Volume II focuses on the second half of her prolific c…

  • Try to Get Lost

    Try to Get Lost
    av Joan Frank

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826361370

    Through the author's travels in Europe and the United States, Try to Get Lost explores the quest for place that compels and defines us: the things we carry, how politics infuse geography, media's depictions of an idea of home, the ancient and modern…

  • Wisconsin Death Trip

    Wisconsin Death Trip
    av Michael Lesy

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826321930

    This book is about life in a small turn-of-the-century Wisconsin town. Lesy has collected and arranged photographs taken between 1890 and 1910. Against these are juxtaposed excerpts from the Badger State Banner, from the Mendota State (asylum) Recor…

  • Remington Army and Navy Revolvers 1861-1888

    Remington Army and Navy Revolvers 1861-1888

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826342805

    Immediately following the Civil War, the United States Ordnance Department reported it had purchased 128,575 Remington revolvers during the conflict. During the Franco-Prussian War in 1870-71, Samuel Remington acted as an agent to acquire arms for t…

  • The Black Panther Party

    The Black Panther Party
    av Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826343949

    The Black Panther Party represents Black Panther Party members' coordinated responses over the last four decades to the failure of city, state, and federal bureaucrats to address the basic needs of their respective communities. The Party pioneered f…

  • Geeks, Genes, and the Evolution of Asperger Syndrome

    Geeks, Genes, and the Evolution of Asperger Syndrome
    av Dean Falk

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826356925

    In this unusual book an evolutionary anthropologist and her coauthor/granddaughter, who has Asperger syndrome, examine the emergence and spread of Asperger syndrome and other forms of high-functioning autism. The authors speak to readers with autism…

  • In Company

    In Company

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826329813

    This collection brings together for the first time three generations of poets associated with New Mexico, representing a variety of styles and personalities. The first group -- beginning with the distinguished East Coast emigre to Santa Fe Witter By…

  • The Travails of Two Woodpeckers

    The Travails of Two Woodpeckers
    av Noel F.R. Snyder

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826346643

    Nearly two feet long with striking black, white, and red plumage, the Ivory-billed and Imperial Woodpeckers were two of the most impressive woodpeckers in the world. Both species were known to be in serious decline by the end of the nineteenth centu…

  • Cave, City, and Eagle's Nest

    Cave, City, and Eagle's Nest

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826342836

    Cave, City, and Eagle's Nest is the culmination of an international research project and series of conferences, organized by the Moses Mesoamerican Archive, focused on the sixteenth-century pictorial manuscript known as the ""Mapa de Cuauhtinchan No…

  • The Lore of New Mexico

    The Lore of New Mexico
    av Marta Weigle

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826331571

    First published in 1988, this award-winning compendium of New Mexico's Indian, Hispanic and Anglo traditions is the state's first complete folklore volume. Using a broad range of sources from familiar texts to previously unpublished archival materia…

  • Singing to the Plants

    Singing to the Plants
    av Stephan Beyer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826347305

    In the Upper Amazon, mestizos are the Spanish-speaking descendants of Hispanic colonizers and the indigenous peoples of the jungle. Some mestizos have migrated to Amazon towns and cities, such as Iquitos and Pucallpa; most remain in small villages.…

  • Charles M. Russell

    Charles M. Russell

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826332851

    Well known for his sketches, paintings, and sculptures of the Old West, Charles M. Russell (1864-1926) was also an accomplished author in the humorous genre known as "local color." Raphael Cristy sorts Russell's writings into four general categories…

  • High Noon in Lincoln

    High Noon in Lincoln
    av Robert M. Utley

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826312013

    Here is the most detailed and most engagingly narrated history to date of the legendary two-year facedown and shootout in Lincoln. Until now, New Mexico's late nineteenth-century Lincoln County War has served primarily as the backdrop for a successi…

  • Pottery and Practice

    Pottery and Practice

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826338341

    Pottery and Practice examines decorated pottery and its production in prehispanic New Mexico's Lower Rio Puerco area through the lens of practice theory. Arguing that social relations can be interpreted from the mundane practice of everyday life, Ec…

  • Spain and the Independence of the United States

    Spain and the Independence of the United States
    av T.E. Chavez

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826327949

    The role of Spain in the birth of the United States is a little known and little understood aspect of US independence. Through actual fighting, provision of supplies, and money, Spain helped the young British colonies succeed in becoming an independ…

  • Captain Jack Crawford

    Captain Jack Crawford
    av Darlis A. Miller

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826351746

    Jack Crawford (1847-1917) entertained a generation of Americans and introduced them to their frontier heritage. A master storyteller who presented the West as he experienced it, he was one of America's most popular performers in the late nineteenth…

  • Trickster in the Front Yard

    Trickster in the Front Yard
    av Jim Belshaw

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826347176

    Over twenty years ago, Jim Belshaw compiled some of his newspaper columns for a book called ""Semi-Native"". As he is not a native New Mexican, Belshaw's wife, who is a native, decided he was entitled to that status. As Belshaw notes, 'Something abo…

  • Pecker's Revenge and Other Stories from the Frontier's Edge

    Pecker's Revenge and Other Stories from the Frontier's Edge
    av Lori van Pelt

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826334930

    A collection of fourteen historical short stories featuring a variety of characters including miners, rodeo riders, railroad construction workers, young settlers, and others struggling with the conflicts and hazards of the nineteenth-century frontie…

  • Masculinity and Sexuality in Modern Mexico

    Masculinity and Sexuality in Modern Mexico

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826329059

    In Masculinity and Sexuality in Modern Mexico, historians and anthropologists explain how evolving notions of the meaning and practice of manhood have shaped Mexican history. In essays that range from Texas to Oaxaca and from the 1880s to the presen…

  • Wrenched from the Land

    Wrenched from the Land
    av ML Lincoln

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826361523

    Wrenched from the Land features sixteen interviews with some of the most iconic eco-warriors to put themselves on the line for their beliefs. The activists featured in this book are inspired by the late Edward Abbey, one of America's uncompromising…

  • Feast of Souls

    Feast of Souls
    av Robert C. Galgano

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826336491

    Explores native people's responses to Spanish attempts to challenge and replace traditional spiritual practices in Florida and New Mexico.

  • New Mexican Tinwork 1840-1940

    New Mexican Tinwork 1840-1940
    av L. Coulter

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826315250

    Ornamental tinwork folk art originated in the mid-1800s in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with a discarded sardine can. As an increasing number of food products shipped in tin cans arrived over the Santa Fe Trail, more materials were available to the area's…

  • A Guide to Plants of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert

    A Guide to Plants of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert
    av Carolyn Dodson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826350213

    The Chihuahuan desert is the second largest in North America and its northern, or United States, portion occupies southeastern Arizona, southern New Mexico, and Texas west of the Pecos River. Hot, dry, and windy, the desert is home to a unique commu…

  • Begging for Vultures

    Begging for Vultures
    av Lawrence Welsch

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826350183

    The poetry of Lawrence Welsh crosses many borders, from South Central Los Angeles, where he was raised, to El Paso, where he has lived for almost twenty years. A newspaper man turned poet, a punk rock songwriter who became an English teacher, an Iri…

  • Family Resemblances

    Family Resemblances
    av Carrie Shipers

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826356543

    The poems in Family Resemblances unfold in a series of overlapping narratives in which characters struggle with injury and healing, violence and fear, courage and forgiveness. Throughout this beautiful volume, the multiple meanings of family-whether…

  • Coyote Morning

    Coyote Morning
    av L. Lenard-Cook

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826334664

    One spring morning Alison Lomez watches her daughter, Rachel, wait for the school bus in front of their house when she sees a coyote trot up to the seven-year-old and sit down. This encounter between species is the first of many in Lisa Lenard-Cook'…

  • I Am a Stranger Here Myself

    I Am a Stranger Here Myself
    av Debra Gwartney

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826360717

    Part history, part memoir, I Am a Stranger Here Myself taps dimensions of human yearning: the need to belong, the snarl of family history, and embracing womanhood in the patriarchal American West. Gwartney becomes fascinated with the missionary Narc…

  • In Beauty I Walk

    In Beauty I Walk

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826343697

    In Beauty I Walk is the first anthology to offer generous selections of both oral/traditional texts and works by the first generations of Native American writers. Emphasizing the lines of continuity between traditional narratives, songs, and ceremon…

  • Tia's Tamales

    Tia's Tamales
    av Ana Baca

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826350275

    Ana Baca's bilingual tale of how two children from different generations learn to make their family recipe for tamales will delight readers of her earlier picture books that combine folklore and traditional cuisine. Luz's school day is cancelled bec…

  • The Women's Suffrage Movement and Feminism in Argentina from Roca to Peron

    The Women's Suffrage Movement and Feminism in Argentina from Roca to Peron
    av Gregory Hammond

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826350558

    On September 23, 1947, the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires filled with jubilant men and women celebrating a new law that gave women the same right as men to vote in all elections. President Juan Domingo Peron had achieved a major victory for his regim…