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Anasazi: Ancient People of the Rock
Cowboys & the Trappings of the Old West
Through the Eye of the Deer: An Anthology of Native American Women Writers
Albuquerque in Our Time: 30 Voices, 300 Years
Albuquerque, New Mexico, a city astride a great river, celebrated its tricentennial in 2006. This book pays homage to the city with a rich medley of narratives by its most colorful residents: well-loved town characters, writers, journalists, politicians, civic and business leaders who have helped shape Albuquerque's character and guided its growth.
Ballooning: A History, 1782-1900
This book chronicles development and advances in hot air ballooning.
Santa Fe and Taos: The Writer's Era 1916-1941
Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O'Keeffe
New Mexico's Railroads: A Historical Survey
Migrations: New Directions in Native American Art
True Tales and Amazing Legends of the Old West: From True West Magazine
The Essence of Santa Fe: From a Way of Life to a Style
Medicine in the Old West: A History, 1850-1900
The Santa Fe School of Cooking Cookbook
Contains some of the very best recipes from Santa Fe School of Cooking and features glorious photography.
Santa Fe, Its 400th Year: Exploring the Past, Defining the Future
This fresh presentation, 400 years after the Spanish founded Santa Fe in 1610, presents the full art of Santa Fe's story that sifts through its long, complex, thrilling history. It illuminates Santa Fe's enduring promise to cling to roots that are bottomless and to leap into a future that is boundless. Many illustrations, timelines, index, and detailed biographies.
Forgotten Albuquerque, NM: Images of America
In 1706, Spanish colonists founded the Villa de Albuquerque on the banks of the Rio Grande. Three hundred years later, that once quiet farming community has grown to become Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico. Using over 200 vintage images from public archives and individual collections, author Ty Bannerman explores the city's many guises over time, from its prehistory as a thriving province of the Pueblo peoples to its post-World-War-II population boom.
Neon Pow Wow: New Native Voices of the Southwest