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Andres Armijo Author- FAMILY HISTORY IN THE RIO ABAJO

FAMILY HISTORY IN THE RIO ABAJO

by Andres Armijo

Written in the form of essays, biographies, transcribed oral histories and analysis of primary source documents,  FAMILY HISTORY IN THE RIO ABAJO provides context on how people lived and what they did during unique periods in New Mexico’s history.  Recovering people’s life stories and placing them in a historical, cultural and familial context provides the reader a strong understanding of Nuevo Mexicano’s social and cultural history during the later part of Spanish Colonial Period, the Mexican Period, and the Territorial period.

190 pages   153 color illustrations   8-1/2 x 11

ISBN 978-1-936744-21-3

LPD Press/Rio Grande Books

925 Salamanca NW,  Los Ranchos, New Mexico 87107-5647

505/344-9382

LPDPres@q.com    www.LPDPress.com

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Royce E. Ballinger & Young D. Cage Authors – NATURAL HISTORY OF THE IRONWOOD FOREST NATIONAL MONUMENT A SONORAN DESERT PRIMER

NATURAL HISTORY OF THE IRONWOOD FOREST NATIONAL MONUMENT A SONORAN DESERT PRIMER

by Royce E. Ballinger & Young D. Cage

Authoritative information on the plants, animals, and georgraphy of Ironwood Forest National Monument and Sonoran Desert

256 pages, hardback, 397 color photos, available from Rusy Lizard Press, P.O Box 68058, Oro Valley, 85737 (check or money order); plus shipping and handling ($5 priority mail anywhere in U.S.; we ship priority)

Inquiries at rustylizardpress@comcast.net.

“… fine introduction (to IFNM) … (with) superb photographs … (of) an American treasure, the Sonoran Desert of Arizona”- Dr. John Alcock, Regents Professor Emeritus, Arizona State University and author of several books including WHEN THE RAINS COME: A NATURALIST’S YEAR IN THE SONORAN DESERT

“Lavishly illustrated … and encyclopedic in its Sonoran Desert content … a welcome guide for desert newcomers and seasoned naturalists …”  Dr. Stephen Buchmann, Affilate Scientist in entomology, University of Arizona and authorof  books including LETTERS FROM THE HIVE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY OF BEES, HONEY, AND HUMANKIND AND THE FORGOTTEN POLLINATORS

” … a wonderful introduction to … geography, plants, animals … scientifically accurate  … but easy to read … will make you want to visit in person …”  Dr. Mark Dimmitt, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum naturalist retired and lead scientist for initial biological survey of IFNM

” … an amazing breadth of treatment with remarkably beaufiful … photographs … (IFNM) will enrich your life.” – Dr. Wade Sherbroke, Director Emeritus, Southwest Research Station of the American Museum of Natural History, Portal, Arizona

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