Enchantment and Exploitation: The Life and Hard Times of a New Mexico Mountain Range

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UNM Press, 1985 - History - 394 pages
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This unusual book is a complete account of the closely linked natural and human history of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of northern New Mexico, a region unique in its rich combination of ecological and cultural diversity.

 

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Contents

Holding On
61
Lithic Parallels
79
Pandoras Scouts
89
Discord and Dollars
103
Discipline
121
The View from the Top of the Cliff
135
Gold in Them Hills
147
Collectivity
161
Washed and Worn
215
Bully Boys and Bureaucrats
235
Land and Cattle
255
Wilderness
279
Trails
301
Land Grants in North Central New Mexico over 600 Acres
321
Notes
325
Bibliography
359

Inventory
163
Fractions of Justice
171
Manitos
193

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About the author (1985)

William deBuys is professor of documentary studies, College of Santa Fe, and the author of numerous books on the West.

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