New Releases

A Most Splendid Company

The Coronado Expedition in Global Perspective
By Richard FlintShirley Cushing Flint

This magisterial volume unveils Richard and Shirley Flint’s deep research into the Latin American and Spanish archives in an effort to track down the history of the participants who came north with the Coronado expedition in 1540.

Governing Gifts

Faith, Charity, and the Security State
Edited by Erica Caple James

Ultimately the book aims to expand the parameters of what has typically been a US-centric discussion of faith-based interventions as it explores the concepts of faith, charity, security, and governance within a global perspective.

Subjects: Anthropology

Medicine Women

The Story of the First Native American Nursing School
By Jim Kristofic

In this detailed history Jim Kristofic traces the story of Ganado Mission on the Navajo Indian Reservation.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide Map

Revised and Expanded Edition
By Mike Coltrin

This full-color map of the mountain, printed on waterproof and tear resistant paper,has been updated to accompany the Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide, Revised and Expanded Edition.

Land of Nuclear Enchantment

A New Mexican History of the Nuclear Weapons Industry
By Lucie Genay

In this thoughtful social history of New Mexico’s nuclear industry, Lucie Genay traces the scientific colonization of the state in the twentieth century from the points of view of the local people.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

Jai Alai

A Cultural History of the Fastest Game in the World
By Paula E. Morton

Paula E. Morton provides a fun, concise introduction to jai alai, a fast-paced ball game with ancient roots that is admired by fans for the sport’s power and spectacle.

Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide

Revised and Expanded Edition
By Mike Coltrin

This classic hiking guide to Albuquerque’s Sandia Mountain is completely updated with color photographs, up-to-date trail descriptions, detailed maps, additional GPS data, and modified difficulty ratings for many of the featured hikes.

Spooky Archaeology

Myth and the Science of the Past
By Jeb J. Card

By exploring the development of archaeology, this book helps us understand what archaeology is and why it matters.

Subjects: Archaeology

I Am a Stranger Here Myself

By Debra Gwartney

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.

Subjects: MemoirLiterature

The Space-Age Presidency of John F. Kennedy

A Rare Photographic History
By John BisneyJ. L. Pickering

This engaging and unprecedented work captures the compelling story of John F. Kennedy’s role in advancing the United States’ space program, set against the Cold War with the Soviet Union.

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