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The Nogal Mesa

The Nogal Mesa Author Gary Cozzens
ISBN-10 9781625841018
Release 2011-09-05
Pages 160
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This book was a finalist for the New Mexico Book Co-Op History Book of the Year. Most people think of Billy the Kid and the Lincoln County War when Lincoln County, New Mexico is mentioned. Yet, the county has a rich history besides that chapter of lawlessness and violence. In writing this book I wanted to tell the story of the miners and forest rangers and the Civilian Conservation Corps and early settlers. The Jornada Mogollon culture was here over a thousand years ago but had left before Christopher Columbus arrived in the new world. They have left pieces of their lifestyle in the form of pueblos and pottery. A railroad was built in the basin below the Mesa, but the water there was full of alkaline and chemicals. The Mesa had pristine mountain water and an engineering miracle was built in the form of a pipeline to get the water from the Mesa to the railroad. A western religious revival in the form of the Ranchman's Camp continues this summer for the 71st year.

Tres Ritos

Tres Ritos Author Gary Cozzens
ISBN-10 9781614239802
Release 2015-03-02
Pages 144
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Tres Ritos was first settled by the Jornada Mogollon in AD 900, and these ancient farmers left their presence in the form of more than twenty-one thousand petroglyphs along a mile-long ridge. The valley was visited by Spanish explorers in the 1600s and became the homeland of the Mescalero Apaches about that same time. Patrick Coghlan, the "Cattle King of Tularosa," built a major ranch here with his cattle being rustled and sold to him by none other than Billy the Kid. Susan McSween Barber, the widow of Alexander McSween of Lincoln County War fame, prospered here as the "Cattle Queen of New Mexico." Albert Fall, infamous for his participation in the Teapot Dome Scandal, owned Coghlan's ranch and much more. Join local historian Gary Cozzens as he tells the story of Tres Ritos--a small but intriguing place in New Mexico history.

The Arikara War

The Arikara War Author William R. Nester
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105110350886
Release 2001-03-01
Pages 257
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In 1823, at the height of the fur trade, Arikara warriors attacked an American trapping expedition on the Missouri River in present-day South Dakota. Thus began the brief Arikara War--the first military encounter between the United States and Western Indi

Enchantment and Exploitation

Enchantment and Exploitation Author William deBuys
ISBN-10 9780826353436
Release 2015-11-15
Pages 368
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First published in 1985, William deBuys’s Enchantment and Exploitation has become a New Mexico classic. It offers a complete account of the relationship between society and environment in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of northern New Mexico, a region unique in its rich combination of ecological and cultural diversity. Now, more than thirty years later, this revised and expanded edition provides a long-awaited assessment of the quality of the journey that New Mexican society has traveled in that time—and continues to travel. In a new final chapter deBuys examines ongoing transformations in the mountains’ natural systems—including, most notably, developments related to wildfires—with significant implications for both the land and the people who depend on it. As the climate absorbs the effects of an industrial society, deBuys argues, we can no longer expect the environmental future to be a reiteration of the environmental past.

Measuring the value of information technology

Measuring the value of information technology Author John S. Hares
ISBN-10 047194307X
Release 1994-10-27
Pages 268
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Combines disparate techniques to provide a staged structure and sequence in which they can be applied. Describes methods for identifying investment opportunities and ensuring that they support an organization's business objectives. Provides techniques for valuing the financial investment made in an opportunity and the calculation of expected returns, taking into account all factors affecting the return. Explains how the output product of one method can be used as an input to another for further finessing. Criticizes many of the existing IT techniques and argues that a simple structural technique which really works is esential.

Adult Agencies

Adult Agencies Author Gary Cozzens
ISBN-10 089079815X
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 111
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Adult Agencies has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Adult Agencies also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Adult Agencies book for free.

The Leading Facts of New Mexican History

The Leading Facts of New Mexican History Author Ralph Emerson Twitchell
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105012193020
Release 1917
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Blood on the Boulders

Blood on the Boulders Author Diego de Vargas
ISBN-10 0826318673
Release 1998
Pages 1249
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Having retaken Santa Fe by force of arms late in 1693, Diego de Vargas faces unrelenting challenges, waging active warfare against defiant Pueblo Indian resisters while maintaining peace with Pueblo allies; providing homes, food, and supplies for 1,500 unsure colonists; and bidding unceasingly for greater support from viceregal authorities in Mexico City. At the head of combined units of Spanish and Pueblo fighting men, the governor in 1694 leads repeated assaults on castle-like fortified sites. Through combat, prisoner exchange, and negotiation, he reestablishes the kingdom. Franciscans reopen some of the missions. Vargas founds the villa of Santa Cruz de la Cañada. Pueblos north and west of Santa Fe rebel again in 1696; wearily, Vargas reports more blood on the boulders. ThroughThe Journals of don Diego de Vargas, translated from official and private correspondence, we are drawn back, through conflict and compromise, into New Mexico's formative era.

The Adobe Kingdom

The Adobe Kingdom Author Donald L. Lucero
ISBN-10 9780865346697
Release 2009
Pages 381
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Yearning for his roots and for a return to the land of his birth, Lucero follows two families across 12 generations, from their entry into New Mexico at "La Toma del Rio del Norte," in 1598, to their achievement of statehood in 1912 and beyond.

Preserving Different Pasts

Preserving Different Pasts Author Hal Rothman
ISBN-10 0252015487
Release 1989
Pages 255
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park Author John Fielder
ISBN-10 1565791231
Release 1995
Pages 216
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The Mescalero Apaches

The Mescalero Apaches Author C. L. Sonnichsen
ISBN-10 9780806175225
Release 2015-04-09
Pages 352
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Although Frederick Webb Hodge once remarked that the members of the Eastern Apache tribe called the Mescaleros were "never regarded as so warlike" as the Apaches of Arizona, their history clearly belies that statement. The record is one of hardship and oppression alternating with wars of revenge. They were friendly to the Spaniards until victimized by them. They were also friendly to the Americans until they were betrayed again. For three hundred years they fought the Spaniards and Mexicans. For forty more they fought the Americans, before subsiding into a long period of lethargy and discouragement. Only since 1930 have they made real progress. In the early days their principal range was between the Río Grande and the Pecos in New Mexico, but it extended also into the Staked Plains and southward into Mexico. They moved about freely, wintering on the Río Grande or farther south, ranging the buffalo plains in the summer, following the sun and the food supply. They owned nothing and everything. Now they are in a precarious economic condition, but at least they are American citizens and still own their reservation in the Tularosa country of New Mexico. Their children are beginning to go away to college and prepare themselves for leadership, and while in many ways they have not bridged the gap between their old life and the new, they have made amazing progress. Their story is told here from the earliest records to the present day, from the Indian's point of view. Cruel and revengeful as these Indians were at times, they always had more than sufficient provocation, and a catalog of the sins committed against them is revealing, even appalling, to a white reader.


Apaches Author James L. Haley
ISBN-10 0806129786
Release 1981
Pages 453
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Apaches: A History and Culture Portrait, James L. Haley's dramatic saga of the Apaches' doomed guerrilla war against the whites, was a radical departure from the method followed by previous histories of white-native conflict. Arguing that "you cannot understand the history unless you understand the culture, " Haley first discusses the "life-way" of the Apaches - their mythology and folklore (including the famous Coyote series), religious customs, everyday life, and social mores. Haley then explores the tumultuous decades of trade and treaty and of betrayal and bloodshed that preceded the Apaches' final military defeat in 1886. He emphasizes figures who played a decisive role in the conflict; Mangas Coloradas, Cochise, and Geronimo on the one hand, and Royal Whitman, George Crook, and John Clum on the other. With a new preface that places the book in the context of contemporary scholarship, Apaches is a well-rounded one-volume overview of Apache history and culture.

Apache Legends Lore of Southern New Mexico

Apache Legends   Lore of Southern New Mexico Author Lynda A. Sanchez
ISBN-10 1626194866
Release 2014
Pages 208
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Discover a wide range of fascinating Apache legends from the area that became New Mexico.

Figaro the Horse

Figaro the Horse Author Rebecca Anders
ISBN-10 0876140797
Release 1977
Pages 24
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Two children increase their knowledge of horses by working in the stables and taking riding lessons.

Desert Country

Desert Country Author Edwin Corle
ISBN-10 1258824159
Release 2013-09
Pages 364
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Exploitation Inequality and Resistance

Exploitation  Inequality  and Resistance Author Mark A. Burkholder
ISBN-10 0199837619
Release 2017-06-21
Pages 480
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The words "exploitation," "inequality," and "resistance" bind together attitudes and actions that encapsulate much of Latin America's economic, social, and political history for more than half a millennium. In this compelling text, authors Mark A. Burkholder, Lyman L. Johnson, and Monica A. Rankin tell the story of more than 500 years of Latin American history through the themes of exploitation, inequality, and resistance. Some examples of exploitation and inequality include slavery and other labor systems, sexual and gender exploitation, an inequitable economic relationship with foreign countries, repressive political systems through dictatorship and military regimes, and an unequal diplomatic relationship with the United States and other powerful nations. Despite deeply entrenched systems of injustice, Latin Americans remain notable for their resilience. Active and passive resistance to oppression and discrimination still persist in the twenty-first century, with native revolts and slave flights, unionization, the emergence of the Latin American women's movement, black-market economies, the emergence of populism, and various forms of revolt and revolution. Exploitation, Inequality, and Resistance: A History of Latin America since Columbus emphasizes these themes and analyzes the ways in which earlier events continue to resonate today.