Tag Archives: New Mexico

Vintage History from American Palate West

February 10, 2013


Wine barrel display at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard. Courtesy of the Donna Blake Birchell.

This spring 2013, enjoy a taste of vintage American Palate history with History Press West… California Vines, Wines and Pioneers Sherry Monahan (History Press, March 2013) California Vines, Wines and Pioneers adds a new dimension to the terroir that we taste in our wines today. Next time you enjoy a glass, toast our history.  –Peter […]

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Happy Hundred Years to the Land of Enchantment

May 4, 2012


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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Forthcoming 2012 Books from the History Press Frontier

October 14, 2011


In spring of 2012, the History Press looks forward to more new titles here in the West, including Wicked Jurupa Valley, Hidden History of Tacoma, Forgotten Tales of New Mexico, The 1975 Portland Timbers, and High School Football in Long Beach. Also on the horizon are new titles in Sacramento, Napa Valley, and Huntington Beach. […]

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Setting Up Shop in the Southwest

August 25, 2011


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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