History

Jesuits and Race

A Global History of Continuity and Change, 1530-2020
Edited by Nathaniel MillettCharles H. Parker

Jesuits and Race examines the role that the Society of Jesus played in shaping Western understandings about race and explores the impact the Order had on the lives and societies of non-European peoples throughout history.

Subjects: ReligionHistory

New Mexico's Moses

Reies López Tijerina and the Religious Origins of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement
By Ramón A. Gutiérrez

In New Mexico’s Moses, Ramón A. Gutiérrez dives deeply into Reies López Tijerina’s religious formation during the 1940s and 1950s, illustrating how his Pentecostal foundation remained an integral part of his psyche even as he migrated toward social-movement politics.

Histories of Drug Trafficking in Twentieth-Century Mexico

Edited by Wil G. PanstersBenjamin T. Smith

This work brings together a new generation of drug historians and new historical sources to uncover the history of the drug trade and its regulations.

From Sea-Bathing to Beach-Going

A Social History of the Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
By B.J. Barickman
Edited by Hendrik KraayBryan McCann

In From Sea-Bathing to Beach-Going B. J. Barickman explores how a narrow ocean beachfront neighborhood and the distinctive practice of beach-going invented by its residents in the early twentieth century came to symbolize a city and a nation.

Tucumcari Tonite!

A Story of Railroads, Route 66, and the Waning of a Western Town
By David H. Stratton

Tucumcari Tonite! blends in-depth research and personal and family experiences to re-create a “memoir” of Tucumcari.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

First Impressions

A Reader's Journey to Iconic Places of the American Southwest
By William deBuysDavid J. Weber

First Impressions: A Reader’s Journey to Iconic Places of the American Southwest tells the story of fifteen iconic sites across Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and southern Colorado through the eyes of the explorers, missionaries, and travelers who were the first nonnatives to describe them.

Subjects: SouthwestHistory

Donaciano Vigil

The Life of a Nuevomexicano Soldier, Statesman, and Territorial Governor
By Maurilio E. VigilHelene Boudreau

In this gripping biography of a remarkable man, Maurilio E. Vigil and Helene Boudreau fill the gap within the scholarship on Hispanics in nineteenth-century New Mexico.

Gamboa's World

Justice, Silver Mining, and Imperial Reform in New Spain
By Christopher Albi

Gamboa’s World examines the changing legal landscape of eighteenth-century Mexico through the lens of the jurist Francisco Xavier de Gamboa (1717–1794).

The Nature of Lake Tahoe

A Photographic History, 1860–1960
By Peter Goin

Preserving this rich history through an extensive collection of archival images, Peter Goin presents a photographic history of the Tahoe Basin over a hundred-year period in The Nature of Lake Tahoe.

Sky Rider

Park Van Tassel and the Rise of Ballooning in the West
By Gary B. Fogel

Sky Rider weaves together the many threads of Van Tassel’s extraordinary life journey, situating him at last in his rightful place among the prominent aerial exhibitionists of his time.

Subjects: BiographyHistory

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