New Mexican Lives: Profiles and Historical Stories

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"By emphasizing the links between important New Mexicans and their times, this book makes history a personal story of drama and pathos played out within a larger context of pivotal events and formative ideas." This book will appeal to anyone interested in knowing more about how a fascinating mix of people of various cultures have molded New Mexico's history.
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Thirteen American scholars and authors contribute profiles of several individuals playing important roles in the history of New Mexico, from prehistoric times to the present. Individuals featured include El Pop<'e>, Juan de O<~n>ate, Diego de Vargas , Juanotilla of Cochiti, Padre Mart<'i>nez, Mangas Coloradas, Kit Carson, Billy the Kid, Susan McSween, Thomas Catron, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Dennis Chavez, Wendell Chino, and Tony Hillerman. The essays reveal ways in which these 14 notable New Mexicans illustrated or broke from the main currents of the state's history. Illustrated with b&w photos. For students and general readers, specialists in New Mexican history, and regional and national historians. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826324337
  • Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/2002
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Pages: 344

Meet the Author

Richard Etulain is professor emeritus of history at the University of New Mexico and the author or editor of more than forty books. Etulain lives in Clackamas, Oregon.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Prologue: Prehistoric Man and Woman in New Mexico 5
2 Pope, the Pueblo Revolt, and Native Americans in Early New Mexico 19
3 Juan de Onate, Diego de Vargas, and Hispanic Beginnings in New Mexico 45
4 Juanotilla of Cochiti, Vecina and Coyota: Nuevomexicanas in the Eighteenth Century 78
5 Padre Martinez and Mexican New Mexico 106
6 Mangas Coloradas and Mid-Nineteenth-Century Conflicts 131
7 Kit Carson and the "Americanization" of New Mexico 163
8 Billy the Kid, Susan McSween, Thomas Catron, and the Modernization of New Mexico 193
9 Mabel Dodge Luhan and New Mexico's Anglo Arts Community 220
10 Dennis Chavez and the Making of Modern New Mexico 242
11 "The Inalienable Right to Govern Ourselves": Wendell Chino and the Struggle for Indian Self-Determination in Modern New Mexico 265
12 Tony Hillerman and the Turn-of-the-Century American Southwest 285
13 New Mexico History: A Bibliographical Essay 310
Contributors 323
Index 326
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