From the Inside Flap
"An encyclopedic and exemplary work. . . . Officer's book will undoubtedly become a landmark in Arizona's history."Southwestern Historical Quarterly
"No person interested in Southwestern history or the history of northern Mexico should be without this book."El Palacio
"With the publication of Hispanic Arizona, scholars now have a thorough, detailed and scholarly study that is entirely devoted to the history of northern Sonora and southern Arizona."Explorations in Sights and Sounds
"Officer's book is likely to stand as the standard reference for a very long time. . . . Readers will reach for Officer and be amply rewarded."Hispanic American Historical Review
"An important book that no student of Arizona and borderlands history can afford to ignore."Ethnohistory
"A vivid and comprehensive work."Journal of Arizona History --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.