Indigenous Peoples

Adler, Michael A. The Prehistoric Pueblo World, A.D. 1150-1350. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 2000.

Atkinson, Mary Jourdan. Indians of the Southwest. 4th ed. San Antonio, TX: Naylor Co., 1963.

Baldwin, Gordon Curtis. The Apache Indians: Raiders of the Southwest. New York: Four Winds Press, 1978.

Bleeker, Sonia. The Apache Indians: Raiders of the Southwest. New York: Morrow, 1951.

Brown, Kenneth. Four Corners: History, Land, and People of the Desert Southwest. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1995.

Brugge, David M. The Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute: An American Tragedy. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1994.

Cheek, Lawrence E. A.D. 1250: Ancient Peoples of the Southwest. Arizona Highways Publishers, 1994.

Collier, John. On the Gleaming Way: Navajos, Eastern Pueblos, Zunis, Hopis, Apaches, and Their Land. Denver, CO: Sage Books, 1949.

Dobyns, Henry F. et al. Indians of the Southwest: A Critical Bibliography. Bloomington, IL: for the Newberry Library by Indiana University Press, 1980.

Dutton, Bertha P. The Pueblos. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1976.

Endrezze, Anita. Throwing Fire at the Sun, Water at the Moon. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 2000.

Fish, Suzanne K., and Paul R. Fish. "Prehistoric Desert Farmers of the Southwest." Annual Review of Anthropology 23 (Annual 1994): 83-109.

Hack, John Tilton. The Changing Physical Environment of the Hopi Indians of Arizona. Millwood, NY: Kraus Reprint, 1974.

Hammack, Laurens C. Archaeology of the Ute Dam and Reservoir: Northeastern New Mexico. Santa Fe, NM: Museum of New Mexico Press, 1965.

Harrod, Howard L. The Animals Came Dancing. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 2000.

Hogue, Lawrence. All the Wild and Lonely Places: Journeys in a Desert Landscape. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2000.

John, Elizabeth Ann Harper. Storms Brewed in Other Men's Worlds: The Confrontation of Indians, Spanish, and French in the Southwest, 1540-1795. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1975.

Keegan, Marcia. Mother Earth, Father Sky: Navajo and Pueblo Indians of the Southwest. New York: Grossman Publishers, 1974.

Mathien, Frances Joan, ed. Environment and Subsistence of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, Publications in Archaeology. Albuquerque, NM: National park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1985.

Riley, Carroll L. Rio del Norte: People of the Upper Rio Grande from Earliest Times to the Pueblo Revolt. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1995.

Roberts, David. In Search of the Old Ones: Exploring the Anasazi World of the Southwest. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Silko, Leslie Marmon. "Landscape, History, and the Pueblo Imagination." Antaeus 57 (Autumn 1986).

White, Richard. The Roots of Dependency: Subsistence, Environment, and Social Change among the Choctaws, Pawnees, and Navajos. Lincoln, NE, 1983.

Flora and Fauna

Collister, L.C. "Fiftieth Anniversary of the Santa Fe's Experiment with Eucalyptus." Cross Tie Bulletin 39 (February 1958): 9-10.

Cooke, Ronald U., and Richard W. Reeves. Arroyos and Environmental Change in the American South-West. London: Clarendon Press, 1976.

Covington, W. Wallace, and Margaret M. Moore. "Southwestern Ponderosa Forest Structure: Changes Since Euro-American Settlement." Journal of Forestry 92 (January 1994): 39-47.

deBuys, William. Enchantment and Exploitation: The Life and Hard Times of a New Mexico Mountain Range. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1985.

Leopold, Luna B. "Vegetation of Southwestern Watersheds in the Nineteenth Century." Geographical Review 41 (1951): 295-316.

Lowe, Charles H. Arizona's Natural Environment: Landscapes and Habitats. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1964.

MacCameron, Robert. "Environmental Change in Colonial New Mexico." Environmental History Review 18 (Summer 1994): 17-39.

McClaran, Mitchel P., and Ward W. Brady. "Arizona's diverse Vegetation and Contributions to Plant Ecology." Rangelands 16 (October 1994): 208-17.

McClaran, Mitchel P., Thomas R. Van Devender, eds., The Desert Grassland. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1995.

McKee, Edwin Dinwiddie. The Environment and History of the Toroweap and Kaibab Formations of Northern Arizona and Southern Utah. Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1938.

McNamee, Gregory. Gila: The Life and Death of an American River. New York: Orion Books, 1994.

Olin, George. Up Close: A Lifetime Observing and Photographing Desert Animals. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 2000.

Rieger, John. "Western Riparian and Wetland Ecosystems." Restoration & Management Notes 10 (Summer 1992): 52-55.

Sheldon, Charles. The Wilderness of Desert Bighorns and Seri Indians: The Southwestern Journals of Charles Sheldon. Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Desert Bighorn Sheep Society, 1979.

Turner, Raymond M., and Martin M. Karpiscak. Recent Vegetation Changes Along the Colorado River between Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Mead, Arizona. Washington, DC: U.S. Govt. Printing Office, 1980.

Wilson, John P. Islands in the Desert: A History of the Uplands of Southeastern Arizona. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995.

Woodbury, Angus M. Ecological Studies of Flora and Fauna in Glen Canyon. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1959.

Zwinger, Ann Haymond. The Mysterious Lands: A Naturalist Explores the Four Great Deserts of the Southwest. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1996.


Cutler, Hugh Carson. Corn, Cucurbits, and Cotton from Glen Canyon. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1966.

Espeland, Wendy Nelson. The Struggle for Water: Politics, Rationality, and Identity in the American Southwest. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Hanson, Elden G. Irrigation Requirements for Cotton in Southern New Mexico. New Mexico: New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station, 1956.

Harris, Karl et al. Cotton Irrigation in the Southwest: Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1959.

Hastings, Stephen H. Irrigation and Related Cultural Practices with Cotton in the Salt River Valley of Arizona. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1932.

Klinkenborg, Veryln. "Crossing Borders: A Group of Innovative Ranchers Have Banded Together to Preserve a Million Acres of New Mexico and Arizona." Audubon 97, no. 5 (September/October 1995): 34-46.

Maddux, Vernon. John Hittson: Cattle King on the Texas and Colorado Frontier. Niwot: University Press of Colorado, 1994.

McCool, Daniel C. Waters of Zion: The Politics of Water in Utah. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1995.

Miller, Char. "Grazing Arizona: Public Land Management in the Southwest." Forest History Today (Fall 1999): 15-19.

Rivera, José A. Acequia Culture: Water, Land, and Community in the Southwest. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1998.

Weisiger, Marsha L. Land of Plenty: Oklahomans in the Cotton Fields of Arizona, 1933-1942. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995.

Wills, Wirt Henry. Early Prehistoric Agriculture in the American Southwest. Santa Fe, NM: School of American Research Press, 1988.


Abruzzi, William S. Dam That River! Ecology and Mormon Settlement in the Little Colorado River Basin. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1993.

August, Jack L., Jr. Vision in the Desert: Carl Hayden and Hydropolitics in the American Southwest. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 1999.

Childs, William R. "Texas, the Interstate Oil Compact Commission, and State Control of Oil Production: Regionalism, States' Rights, and Federalism During World War II." Pacific Historical Review 64.4 (Nov. 1995): 567-599.

Clark, Ira G. Water in New Mexico: A History of its Management and Use. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1987.

Coate, Charles. "`The Biggest Water Fight in American History': Stewart Udall and the Central Arizona Project." Journal of the Southwest 37 (Spring 1995): 79-101.

Farmer, Jared. Glen Canyon Dammed: Inventing Lake Powell and the Canyon Century. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1999.

Fraser, Donald Vincent. "Katy," Pioneer Railroad of the Southwest! 1865. New York: Newcomen Society in North America, 1953.

Hundley, Norris, Jr. "The West Against Itself: The Colorado River--An Institutional History." In New Courses for the Colorado River: Major issues for the Next Century, edited by Gary D. Weatherford and F. Lee Brown, 9-49. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1986.

Introcaso, David M. "The Politics of Technology: The `Unpleasant Truth About Pleasant Dam'." Western Historical Quarterly 26 (Autumn 1995): 333-52.

Johnson, Melvin C., and Jonathan K. Gerland. "Tapping `Green Gold': The Steam Rail and Logging Trams of East Texas." Environmental History 1.4 (Oct. 1996): 46-65.

Jones, Fayette Alexander. Old Mining Camps of New Mexico, 1854-1904. Santa Fe, NM: Stagecoach Press, 1964.

Kelso, Maurice M. et al. Water Supplies and Economic Growth in an Arid Environment: An Arizona Case Study. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1973.

Love, Frank. Mining Camps and Ghost Towns: A History of Mining in Arizona and California Along the Lower Colorado. Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, 1974.

Neel, Susan Rhoades. "Newton Drury and the Echo Park Dam Controversy." Forest and Conservation History 38, no. 2 (April 1994).

Perkins, Priscilla C. Scientific Information in the Decision to Dam Glen Canyon. Los Angeles: University of California, 1975.

Peterson, Charles S. "Headgates and Conquest: The Limits of Irrigation on the Navajo Reservation, 1880-1950." New Mexico Historical Review 68 (July 1993): 269-90.

Rhinehart, Marilyn D. A Way of Work and a Way of Life: Coal Mining in Thurber, Texas, 1888-1926. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1992.

Rogge, A.E., et al. Raising Arizona's Dams: Daily Life, Danger, and Discrimination in the Dam Construction Camps of Central Arizona, 1890s-1940s. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1995.

United States. An Act to Provide for the Settlement of Certain Claims of the Papago Tribe of Arizona Arising from the Construction of Tat Momolikot Dam... Washington, DC: U.S. G.P.O.: Supt. of Docs., 1986.

West, Elliott. The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers, and the Rush to Colorado. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 1998.

Wirt, Laurie. Radioactivity in the Environment: A Case Study of the Puerco and Little Colorado River Basins, Arizona and New Mexico. Tucson, AZ: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 1994.


"The Grand Managed Canyon." National Geographic 192.1 (July 1997): 116-138.

Abbey, Edward. Desert Solitaire. Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith, Inc., 1981.

Adams, William Yewdale. Ninety Years of Glen Canyon Archaeology, 1869-1959. Flagstaff, AZ: Northern Arizona Society of Science and Art, 1960.

Cahill, Tim. "Charting the Splendors of Lechuguilla Cave." National Geographic 179, no. 3 (March 1991): 34-60.

Crampton, C. Gregory. Ghosts of Glen Canyon: History Beneath Lake Powell. St. George: UT: Publishers Place, 1986.

Dean, Robert. "Dam Building Still Had Some Magic Then": Steward Udall, the Central Arizona Project, and the Evolution of the Pacific Southwest Water Plan, 1963-1968." Pacific Historical Review 66.1 (Feb. 1997): 81-99.

Elbright, Malcolm. Land Grants and Lawsuits in Northern New Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1994.

Findley, Rowe. "Along the Santa Fe Trail." National Geographic 179, no. 3 (March 1991): 98-124.

Fontana, Hazel McFeely, and Bernard L. Fontana. Trails to Tiburón: The 1894 and 1895 Field Diaries of W. J. McGee. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 2000.

García-Gorena, Velma. Mothers and the Mexican Antinuclear Power Movement. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1999.

Gunter, Pete A. Y., and Max Oelschlaeger. Texas Land Ethics. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1997.

Gutierrez, Ramon. When Jesus Came the Corn Mothers Went Away. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1991.

Harvey, Mark W.T. A Symbol of Wilderness: Echo Park and the American Conservation Movement. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1994.

Hildreth, Martha, and Bruce T. Moran. Disease and Medical Care in the Mountain West. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1998.

Jameson, John R. The Story of Big Bend National Park. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996.

Lukas, J. Anthony. Big Trouble: Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Struggle for the Soul of America. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1997.

Marks, Paula Mitchell. Hands to the Spindle: Texas Women and Home Textile Production, 1822-1880. Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1996.

Meyer, Michael C. Water in the Hispanic Southwest: A Social and Legal History. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1984.

Miller, James D. Design and the Desert Environment: Landscape Architecture and the American Southwest. Tucson: University of Arizona, Office of Arid Land Studies, 1978.

Morehouse, Barbara. A Place Called Grand Canyon: Contested Geographies. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1996.

Murphy, Thomas Dowler. Seven Wonderlands of the American West: Being the Notes of a Traveler Concerning Various Pilgrimages to the Yellowstone National Park, the Yosemite National Park,... Boston: L.C. Page & Co., 1925.

Neumann, Mark. On the Rim: Looking for the Grand Canyon. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999.

Newcott, William R. "Believing Las Vegas." National Geographic 190.6 (Dec. 1996): 58-78.

Nichols, John. The Milagro Beanfield War. New York: Ballantine Books, 1974.

Pearson, Byron E. "Salvation for Grand Canyon: Congress, the Sierra Club, and the Dam Controversy of 1966-1968." Journal of the Southwest 36 (Summer 1994): 159-75.

Porter, Eliot. The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado. Edited by David Brower. San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1963.

Pulido, Laura. Environmentalism and Economic Justice: Two Chicano Struggles in the Southwest. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1996.

Rothman, Hal. On Rims and Ridges: The Los Alamos Area since 1880. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1992.

Sheridan, Thomas E. "The Other Arizona." Journal of the Southwest 36 (Autumn 1994): 255-86.

Silko, Leslie Marmon. Almanac of the Dead: A Novel. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991.

Steely, James Wright. Parks for Texas: Enduring Landscapes of the New Deal. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1999.

Zeman, Scott C. "Monument Valley: Shaping the Image of the Southwest's Cultural Crossroads." Journal of Arizona History 39 (Autumn 1998): 307-24.