The Desert Southwest


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This beautiful art book tells the story of the "other Southwest," tracing the history of centuries of conflict and resolution between Natives, Hispanics, and Anglos, as well as their respective artistic accomplishments. This far-reaching collection of artifacts invites you to explore the achievements and art of cultures that overcame unfathomable obstacles to build the Southwest that we know today. An exhaustive exploration of Southwestern archeological ruins, academic archives, historic documents, and the holdings of private and public art collections from El Paso to Los Angeles, Zuni to Chihuahua. Includes more than 250 color photographs of rare, archival art alongside engaging historical text.Reviews"The text is light, entertaining, and subtly educational. The photos are fun and nostalgic. It has deeper currents and soul than one might first expect.