The Place Names of New Mexico (Paperback)Robert Julyan (author)
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The Place Names of New Mexico is an invaluable guide to the state's geography and history. It explains more than 7,000 names of features large and small throughout the state--towns, mountains, rivers, canyons, counties, post offices, and even abandoned settlements--as well as providing relevant information about location, history, and current status. The revised edition contains more than fifty expanded and updated entries. The accounts are also journeys into New Mexico's past, offering glimpses of the lives and values of the people who named the place. Humor, tragedy, mystery, and daily life--they can all be found in this book.
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 600 g
Dimensions: 230 x 155 x 26 mm
Edition: Second Edition
An indispensable guide to the states geography and history.
Julyan gives readers a treasure far surpassing the fabled golden cities.
Tour de force comes to mind. . . . Dont travel in New Mexico without this book.
A truly wonderful book. . . . packed full with the history, geography, sociology, and anthropology of New Mexico.
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