Enchantment and Exploitation: The Life and Hard Times of a New Mexico Mountain Range
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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acres Agostini Albuquerque Alianza American Anglo animals Apaches Beatty's became camp canyon Carson Carson National Forest cattle century colony comancheros Comanches Courtesy Museum cultural early economic Elk Mountain Fe National Forest Forest Service Frank Bond frontier George Beatty grasses grazing herds high country Hispanic Hispanic villagers horses hundred Ibid Indians irrigation Jemez Jicarilla Juan Kessell Lake land grant landscape Las Trampas Las Vegas lived livestock Mexican Mora moun mountain villages northern New Mexico overgrazing Peak Pecos River Pecos Wilderness Penitentes permits permittees Photo Picuris plains population Pueblo ranch ranchers range rangelands rangers region river Romero sacred Sangre de Cristo Santa Barbara Santa Fe National settlements sheep soil southern Sangres Southwest Spanish Taos Taos County Terrero territory Tewa Tijerina timber trade trail Trampas Grant trappers Truchas Truchas Peaks U.S. Forest Service valley Vegas West Wheeler Wheeler Survey