New Mexico: A History (States and the Nation) by Marc Simmons

By Marc Simmons

Today, up to ever earlier than, the red-rock, pinon-covered country of latest Mexico continues to be tierra encantada, "the land of enchantment," to Indians, Anglos, and descendants of the conquistadores.

New Mexico's lengthy background of intermingling peoples and of efforts to stability human wishes with nature's assets can train a country dealing with comparable demanding judgements within the overdue 20th century. it's a tale, believes writer Marc Simmons, that comprises inside of it a perpetual statement of independence.

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