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New Mexico Mavericks (Hardcover)

New Mexico Mavericks (Hardcover)

New Mexico Mavericks (Hardcover)
kategoria: Regional History
autor: Marc Simmons
wydawnictwo: Sunstone Press
ISBN / EAN: 9780865345003
język: angielski
data wydania: 15/11/2005
oprawa: twarda
wymiary: 15.7 x 23.5 x 2 cm
stron: 264
New Mexico Mavericks (Hardcover)
cena:174,20 zł
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"I first saw New Mexico as a kid, in 1950," the author says. "At once I fell under its hypnotic spell, as have so many others. My commitment to become a writer about things New Mexican was born shortly thereafter. From more than a half century of prowlings along the byways of the state, I've managed to glean a fair knowledge of its peoples and culture.
"What continues to impress me is that history in New Mexico lies so close to the surface. Here one continually runs into Indians, Hispanos and fourth or fifth generation Anglos whose lives and outlook are firmly rooted in the years before yesterday. Moreover, their personal histories are enriched by the backdrop of an extraordinary landscape. These realities have provided me an abundance of material for carving out the series of short narratives compiled in the book." Marc Simmons is a professional author and historian who has published more than forty books on New Mexico and the American Southwest. His popular "Trail Dust" column is syndicated in several regional newspapers. In 1993, King Juan Carlos of Spain admitted him to the knightly Order of Isabel la Católica for his contributions to Spanish colonial history.

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