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Planets, Stars and Nebulae Studied with Photopolarimetry

Edited by T. Gehrels
The University of Arizona Press

"The polarization study of celestial objects is a valuable part of optical astronomy, and the author has done exceptionally well in bringing to gether contributions treating all aspects of the polarimetry field. . . . The first section contains a fine introduction and an excellent and definitive history of the subject. . . . The volume is ...

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Yaqui Myths and Legends

The University of Arizona Press

Sixty-one tales narrated by Yaquis reflect this people's sense of the sacred and material value of their territory.

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Pages from Hopi History

The University of Arizona Press

"More than half a century of contact between the author and the Hopi people has resulted in an unusual opportunity for long informative talks with friends from the villages. These conversations in a variety of circumstances have helped to give depth to an understanding and appreciation uncommon among persons not born and raised in the Hopi ...

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Chuck Wagon Cookin'

The University of Arizona Press

Chili, stew, biscuits—it's all here in over a hundred old-time recipes, home remedies too! More than a cookbook, it's a treasure trove of ranch lore.

"This is a splendid collection of cowcamp cook tales and 112 authentic old-time dutch oven recipes." —Books of the Southwest

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Grand Canyon Place Names

The University of Arizona Press

This handy guidebook for Canyon visitors gives elevation, location, and name derivations for more than 200 locales, from The Abyss to Zuni Point.

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Mexican Folk Tales

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Intriguing collection of authentic stories preserves a colorful part of the Mexican heritage. Tales center around Legends of the Devil, The strange Doings of the Saints, and The Mysteries of Human Life.

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Canyon de Chelly

The University of Arizona Press

With the exception of the Grand Canyon itself, none of the great gorges of the American Southwest is more uniquely beautiful than Canyon de Chelly, with its sheer red cliffs and innumerable prehistoric Indian dwellings. Of all the important centers of prehistoric Anasazi culture, only this magnificent canyon shows an unbroken ...

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Woman in Levi's

The University of Arizona Press

The widely acclaimed autobiography of a lone woman rancher and country school teacher--the life she lived on the land she loved.

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Spider Woman Stories

The University of Arizona Press

"This is a fine introduction to Hopi mythology and values. It recreates an authentic poetic spirit and makes the reader eager to read more Hopi tales" —New Mexico Humanities Review

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History of the Lincoln County War

The University of Arizona Press

In the annals of western history, the Lincoln County War stands out as a complex and tragic event in which lives were lost, fortunes destroyed, and peaceful citizens transformed into lonely, exiled outlaws. A classic reference work on the era of Billy the Kid, this fast-moving account brings new meaning to the war and to those ...

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Autobiography of a Yaqui Poet

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Hopi Cookery

The University of Arizona Press

More than one hundred authentic recipes center around Hopi staples of beans, corn, wheat, chilies, meat, gourds, and native greens and fruits.

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The Desert Bighorn

The University of Arizona Press

"A landmark, fundamental for all students in the field. . . . The material, in itself fascinating and lucidly presented, will draw the reader through and increase his understanding of the bighorn at just about every turn of the page."--Orion Nature Book Review "An intelligently researched and fully documented analysis of this ...

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Holy Wind in Navajo Philosophy

The University of Arizona Press

"The author has written a well-documented book on the Navajo concept of personality. . . . Holy Wind gives life, movement, thought, speech, and behavior and links the Navajo soul to the immanent powers of the universe. . . . A valuable case study." —Journal of Psychology & Theology

"An admirable volume . . . it ...

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Discovering the Desert

The University of Arizona Press

"McGinnies's book is an excellent review of all aspects of the Sonoran desert and its mountains: geographic, climatic, and geologic."--American Scientist "This book provides a fascinating introduction to desert life in the Southwest."--True West "This true labor of love by an outstanding arid lands authority will broaden ...

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A House of My Own

The University of Arizona Press

"A fairly comprehensive monograph, highly suitable for classroom use, that offers a wide range of information fit into traditional anthropological categories. . . . an interesting study of cultural integrity and pattern in a setting of what appears to be complex sociopolitical chaos." —American Anthropologist

"Whether ...

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Comets

The University of Arizona Press

"Over forty authorities present sections on the nucleus, dust, coma, and tails of comets, along with sections on their origin, and relationships to other solar system bodies. . . . An excellent book."--Space News

"The volume is highly recommended to all interested in comets and the Solar System."--Journal of the British ...

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Apache Indian Baskets

The University of Arizona Press

"Nearly 300 illustrations capture weaving intricacies in this 'beautiful, large-format book . . . . A comprehensive survey which will serve as a major reference for years to come." —El Palacio

"An unusually detailed, useful and attractive guide for collectors and students." —L.A. Times

"A fine ...

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