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Benigna's Chimayó

Cuentos From The Old Plaza

Don J. Usner, Author

Trim: 9.5" x 8"

Pages: 160

Illustrations: 10 black-and-white photographs, 14 line illustrations, glossary

Spanish Americans

Cuentos

Chimayó

© 2001

The author retells fourteen traditional cuentos in Spanish with English translations that were passed down by his Chimayó grandmother.

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Bhutan

Between Heaven and Earth

Mary Peck, Photographer

Trim: 9.5" x 12"

Pages: 144

Illustrations: 56 duotone images

Photography

Culture

© 2012

Mary Peck's fifty-six black-and-white photographs of this Himalayan kingdom allow the reader to look at the landscapes, people, ceremonies, and architecture as if witnessing it first-hand.

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Black Rock

Peter Goin, Photographer
Paul F. Starrs, Author

Trim: 9" x 10.5"

Pages: 288

Illustrations: 114 color plates, 8 duotones, 21 maps, 5 figures

Photography

American West/Southwest

© 2010

A photographer and geographer explore Black Rock, a desert realm located one hundred miles north of Reno, Nevada.

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Born of Fire

The Pottery of Margaret Tafoya

Charles S. King, Author

Trim: 11" x 9.25"

Pages: 168

Illustrations: 88 color and 10 black-and-white illustrations

American Indians

Art

Pottery

© 2008

A great master of Pueblo ceramics, Margaret Tafoya is known for her large black polished ceramics that are decorated with imagery of rain clouds, water serpents, bear paws, and other symbols.

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Bridge to the Past

The New Mexico State Monuments

Eliza Wells Smith, Author

Trim: 8" x 6"

Pages: 80

Illustrations: 140 black-and-white photographs, 6 color images

Folklore/Folk Arts

Travel and Recreation

State monuments

© 2006

A brief history and overview of New Mexico's 18 State Monuments, including Lincoln, Coronado, Fort Selden, and the El Camino Real Heritage Center.

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Built of Earth and Song

Churches of Northern New Mexico

Marie Romero Cash, Author
Jack Parsons, Photographer

Trim: 8" x 6"

Pages: 184

Illustrations: 88 black-and-white illustrations, 8 maps

Guide

Religion

Santa Fe

© 1993

This guide introduces readers to the hidden history of rural northern New Mexico's churches.

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Cady Wells and Southwestern Modernism

Lois Rudnick, Author
Robin Farwell Gavin, Author
Sharyn Udall, Essayist

Trim: 11" x 9.5"

Pages: 160

Illustrations: 74 color and 15 black-and-white images

Art

American West/Southwest

© 2009

The book explores aspects of the artist's work in the Santa Fe and in Taos colonies as well as his friendship with dance choreographer Martha Graham and his important collection of Hispanic religious folk art.

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Casa San Ysidro

The Gutiérrez/Minge House in Corrales, New Mexico

Ward Alan Minge, Author

Trim: 9.5" x 8.5"

Pages: 132

Illustrations: 72 color and black-and-white photographs

New Mexico History

Spanish Colonial Art

© 2017

Across the road from the Old Church in the Village of Corrales, New Mexico, stands Casa San Ysidro: The Gutiérrez/Minge House built circa 1875. Listed on the State Register of Cultural Properties and El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Interpretive Trail, it is named for the original owners and the couple who purchased the property, then restored and expanded it to evoke New Mexico’s past. Inside the adobe walls of Casa San Ysidro are the artifacts and furnishings used when New Mexico was a remote frontier.

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Changing Dreams

A Generation of Oaxaca's Woodcarvers

Shepard Barbash, Author
Vicki Ragan, Photographer

Trim: 10" x 9"

Pages: 160

Illustrations: 95 duotones

Folklore/Folk Arts

Latin American Studies

© 2007

A photographer and writer that documents the lives of Oaxaca woodcarvers over a generation.

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Chasing the Cure in New Mexico

Tuberculosis and the Quest for Health

Nancy Owen Lewis, Author
Joan M. Jensen, Foreword by

Trim: 8" x 9.75"

Pages: 336 pages

Illustrations: 82 black-and-white illustrations

History

New Mexico

Medicine

© 2016

This book tells the story of the thousands of “health seekers” who journeyed to New Mexico from 1870 to 1940 seeking a cure for tuberculosis (TB), the leading killer in the United States at the time. By 1920 such health seekers represented an estimated 10 percent of New Mexico’s population.

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