American West

The King of Taos

A Novel
By Max Evans

Max Evans, the beloved New Mexican writer of such enduring classics of Western fiction as The Rounders and The Hi-Lo Country, returns to form with The King of Taos.

Shakespeare in Montana

Big Sky Country’s Love Affair with the World’s Most Famous Writer
By Gretchen E. Minton

Tracing more than two centuries of history, Shakespeare in Montana uncovers a vast array of different voices that capture the state’s love affair with the world’s most famous writer.

Wrenched from the Land

Activists Inspired by Edward Abbey
By ML Lincoln
Edited by Diane Sward Rapaport

The activists featured in this book are inspired by the late Edward Abbey, one of America’s uncompromising and irascible defenders of wilderness.

A Hundred Little Pieces on the End of the World

By John Rember

Through these ten essays, each further broken into ten smaller pieces, Rember examines the practical and ethical dilemmas of climate change, population, resource depletion, and mass extinction.

Riding Shotgun with Norman Wallace

Rephotographing the Arizona Landscape
By William Wyckoff

In Riding Shotgun with Norman Wallace, award-winning geographer William Wyckoff celebrates the photographic legacy of Norman Grant Wallace, whose work as an Arizona highway engineer during the first half of the twentieth century afforded him the opportunity to survey every corner of the Grand Canyon State.

El Camino Real de California

From Ancient Pathways to Modern Byways
By Joseph P. Sánchez

In an effort to establish the Camino Real de California as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Joseph P. Sánchez explores the rich history of the path running from San Diego to San Francisco in this significant study.

For the Love of a Horse

By Max Evans

Favorite horse stories from one of the West's favorite writers.

Brothels, Bordellos, and Bad Girls

Prostitution in Colorado, 1860-1930
By Jan MacKell

This look at prostitution in Colorado, 1860-1930, uncovers the lives and woes of "working girls" in mining towns such as Cripple Creek.

Gold Mountain Turned to Dust

Essays on the Legal History of the Chinese in the Nineteenth-Century American West
By John R. Wunder

This legal history of the Chinese experience in the American West, based on the author’s lifetime of research in legal sources all over the West—from California to Montana to New Mexico—serves as a basic account of the legal treatment of Chinese immigrants in the West.

Subjects: American WestLaw

Woodswork

New and Selected Stories of the American West
By Miles Wilson

These stories from four decades are grounded in the geographical, cultural, and psychological American West.

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