Qty:1
  • List Price: $17.95
  • Save: $4.00 (22%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
New Mexico: An Interpreti... has been added to your Cart
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by Reddwave
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: PLEASE READ - Nice solid book with some cover and edge wear, clean yellow pages, smooth spine. Tracking number provided.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

New Mexico: An Interpretive History Paperback – August 1, 1988


See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
$13.95
$8.78 $0.01
Take%20an%20Extra%2030%25%20Off%20Any%20Book

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Take an Extra 30% Off Any Book: Use promo code HOLIDAY30 at checkout to get an extra 30% off any book for a limited time. Excludes Kindle eBooks and Audible Audiobooks. Restrictions apply. Learn more.

  • Get a $150 Amazon.com Gift Card: Get the Citi ThankYou® Preferred Card and earn a $150.00 digital Amazon.com Gift Card* after $1,000 in card purchases within 3 months of account opening. Learn more.

Frequently Bought Together

New Mexico: An Interpretive History + New Mexican Lives: Profiles and Historical Stories
Price for both: $41.95

Buy the selected items together

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Image
Looking for the Audiobook Edition?
Tell us that you'd like this title to be produced as an audiobook, and we'll alert our colleagues at Audible.com. If you are the author or rights holder, let Audible help you produce the audiobook: Learn more at ACX.com.

Product Details

  • Series: Interpretive History
  • Paperback: 221 pages
  • Publisher: University of New Mexico Press; Reprint edition (August 1, 1988)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0826311105
  • ISBN-13: 978-0826311108
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #769,215 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Review

“An excellent introduction to a picturesque state.” --Southwest Review

From the Inside Flap

The memorable story of New Mexico's history.

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

40 of 40 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on February 5, 2000
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This is a great little book, and possibly the best overview available of the long and fascinating history of this region. There are Pueblo villages encountered by Coronado in the 16th century that are still inhabited today, and Simmons skillfully portrays the interactions over the centuries of these and the other cultures that have mingled in this harsh region. Those readers who are inspired to study this subject in more detail (and that will probably include most who read Simmons' book!) may then want to delve into a longer classic such as Paul Horgan's "Great River."
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
32 of 32 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on September 1, 1998
Format: Paperback
I loved reading this book. It presented the highlights of the rich history of the southwest from the Spanish colonization to the recent decades in a essay-like tone that is very readable. The story itself is exotic and very compelling,as anyone who has lived in or vistited the area should know. I imagine that Mr. Simmons is the "dean" of New Mexico history. His knowledge of the broad sweep of centuries of history, comprising numerous diverse cultures, is impressive. More impressive is his ability to convey his personal feeling for the subject matter. A reader can tell by his personal epilogue about camping in the New Mexico desert that Mr. Simmons loves working in the shadows of the Conquistadors, the Pueblos, Navajos and American mountainmen and pioneers. This book brings the history alive. I am on the hunt for other books about southwest history, and for books by Marc Simmons.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
29 of 29 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on November 21, 1999
Format: Paperback
This book was a very easy to read book.It displayed a different perspective about the history of New Mexico and it's people.Also,many significant events New Mexico helped shape are described in detail.The book covers the different periods in NM in a clear and focused manner,from Spanish conquest to Statehood and beyond.This book is perfect for persons wanting to learn about NM and the southwest.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Trent Rock on July 22, 2008
Format: Paperback
I agree with the reviewer who said it was a good overview book...If you want more detail then there are other Simmons books that are out there..The "Albuquerque" book has a lot more info for example..If you want a quick read about the history of NM..Then this book will work well
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Cuzzin It on April 10, 2007
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This book is good reading, well written but is abridged to fit a 300 page format soon much is skimmed over. A good book to start with to gain some knowledge of New Mexico history, but i would rather have bought a more in depth book by this author, Marc Simmons
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Runn3r on September 19, 2011
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
New Mexico: An interpretive History book contains much about New Mexico's history. It is a resourceful book for students and very informational for other wishing to learn about New Mexico and it's history. It is an excellent source for essays. Great book and a great resource to have.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?