New Mexican Lives : Profiles and Historical Stories

New Mexican Lives : Profiles and Historical Stories

Description

The editor and a distinguished group of twelve collaborators re-interpret New Mexico's history through biography. Profiles of fourteen notable, complex characters provide a unique view into New Mexico's development from prehistoric times to the present. Here are lives of men and women that illustrate memorable events: from Pope and the Pueblo Revolt to Spanish colonisers Juan de Onate and Diego de Vargas; from Hispanic widows exercising their property rights to Billy the Kid and the shoot-out in Lincoln; from Mabel Dodge Luhan and her avant-garde, idealistic salon to Senator Dennis Chavez and his exercise of Hispanic political power on a national level. By emphasising the links between important New Mexicans and their times, this book makes history a personal story of drama and pathos played out within a larger context of pivotal events and formative ideas.


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Details

Author(s)
Etulain R, Richard W. Etulain
Format
Paperback | 334 pages
Dimensions
154.94 x 228.09 x 22.1mm | 535.24g
Publication date
28 Feb 2002
Publisher
University of New Mexico Press
Publication City/Country
Albuquerque, NM, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
0826324339
ISBN13
9780826324337
Bestsellers rank
1,706,011