New Mexico Author:Suan A. Roberts and Calvin A Roberts This book was conceived and written to answer the often heard question: Is there an up-to-date history of New Mexico -- one I can give someone as a gift or read myself? This book is the best single volume of presentation of the fascinating succession of events and characters that make up New Mexico's past. This is regional history at its best: t... more »horough, readable, well illustrated, and sure to inform and delight.
New Mexico surveys the entire history of the land and its peoples, beginning with prehistoric times and ending with the present day. The authors examine the tree main periods of New Mexico history-- the Spanish, the Mexican, and the Anglo-American -- and recreate what it meant to live and work in each of the eras. Here, too, are many of the legendary figures of New Mexican history == the men and women whose courage, foresight, or notoriety is indelibly etched in the state's past.
This general history of New Mexico will be welcomed by all who seek a clear, concise, and interesting interpretation of the State.
Calvin A. Roberts and Susan A. Roberts both hold the Ph.D. in hisotry from the University of New Mexico. Cover illustration by Robert Kuester« less