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Description - New Mexico by Patrick Lavin

New Mexico's history is as varied and intriguing as its magnificent landscapes. Archaeological evidence shows that the area was the site of a prehistoric civilization that may have been the oldest in North America. In later times, three cultures - Native Americans, Spanish, and Anglo - coexisted there. Throughout New Mexico's territorial period, desperados and cattle rustling led to colorful tales of conflict. Many artists have been lured to cities such as Santa Fe, inspired by the region's Native New Mexico's history is as varied and intriguing as its magnificent landscapes. Archaeological evidence shows that the area was the site of a prehistoric civilization that may have been the oldest in North America. In later times, three cultures-Native American, Spanish, and Anglo-coexisted there. Throughout New Mexico's territorial period, desperados and cattle rustling led to colourful tales of conflict. Many artists have been lured to cities such as Santa Fe, inspired by the region's Native American and Spanish heritages and the Anglo influence on them. The state's natural beauty and rich cultural life, from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to the historic pueblos of Taos, continue to draw visitors to this day. Complemented by over 50 illustrations, photographs, and maps, this history of New Mexico is a concise yet comprehensive chronicle of the state, from the prehistoric days of the Paleo-Indians to the present. Travelers, students, and generally interested readers will find it an ideal resource.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780781810531
ISBN-10: 0781810531
Format: Paperback
(213mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Hippocrene Books Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Hippocrene Books Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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