An Unsettled Country

Changing Landscapes of the American West
By Donald Worster

In these four essays, which were presented as the 1992 Calvin P. Horn Lectures in Western History and Culture, Donald Worster incisively discusses the role of the natural environment in the making of the West--and often in its unmaking and remaking.

Water in New Mexico

A History of Its Management and Use
By Ira G. Clark

The most comprehensive reference on the state's most precious resource is now back in print.

Desert Passages

Encounters with the American Deserts
By Patricia Nelson Limerick

Traces the development of American attitudes toward the desert using case studies from many writers over the years.