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Happy Hundred Years to the Land of Enchantment

May 4, 2012

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Taos Pueblo. Aubrie Koenig

The Land of Enchantment is celebrating 100 years of statehood, and The History Press is honored to represent some of New Mexico’s storied past in these titles:     ♦ “Poor New Mexico! So far from Heaven, so close to Texas!”—Governor Manuel Armijo In this collection of forgotten tales, Ellen Dornan relates the stories of […]

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Interview with Ellen Dornan, Author of Forgotten Tales of New Mexico

December 4, 2011

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AK: What about New Mexico’s history do you think would surprise those of us who don’t live in the state? ED: Many people don’t realize that New Mexico is the only state that was once its own kingdom, which points to the antiquity of the historical record here. I think what I hear the most […]

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History Press West Authors Out And About

November 28, 2011

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Guy and Juanita

Tustin locals have likely heard the buzz about Tustin As It Once Was. On Saturday December 3, author Juanita Lovret will be signing copies of her book at the Tustin Area Museum from 10 am to 2 pm. Stop by and say hello! Fresh from events at San Diego’s Upstart Crow and the Save Our […]

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Setting Up Shop in the Southwest

August 25, 2011

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In 2011, The History Press released its first New Mexico titles: New Mexico and the Civil War by Dr. Walter Earl Pittman Although the New Mexico Territory was far distant from the main theaters of war, it was engulfed in the same violence and bloodshed as the rest of the nation… The Nogal Mesa: A History […]

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