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Haunted Places In New Mexico By Sean Mosley
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Complete list of haunted places & history in New Mexico and where to ghost hunt. Have you ever dreamed of being a ghost hunter? How about visiting every haunted place in your territory? This book... More > is everything you need to get you started in the world of ghost hunting!< Less
Bandelier National Monument: New Mexico By Kittridge A. Wing
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Bandelier National Monument is a 33,677-acre (13,629 ha) United States National Monument in New Mexico preserving the homes and territory of the Ancestral Puebloans of a later era in the... More > Southwest. Most of the pueblo structures date to two eras, in total from 1150 to 1600 CE.The Monument is 50 square miles (130 km2) of the Pajarito Plateau, on the slopes of the Jemez Volcanic field in the Jemez Mountains. Over 70% of the Monument is wilderness, with over one mile elevation change, from about 5,000 feet (1,500 m) along the Rio Grande to over 10,000 feet (3,000 m) at the peak of Cerro Grande on the rim of the Valles Caldera, providing for a wide range of life zones and wildlife habitats. There are three miles of road, and more than 70 miles of hiking trails. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bandelier_National_Monument Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
A Contemporary Challenge To State Sovereignty: Gangs And Other Illicit Transnational Criminal Organizations In Central America, El Salvador, Mexico, Jamaica, And Brazil By Max G. Manwaring, Strategic Studies Institute
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In this monograph, Dr. Max Manwaring builds on his 2005 SSI monograph, Street Gangs: The New Urban Insurgency, and illustrates gang and Transnational Criminal Organization (TCO) linkage to... More > instability and its aftermath. He explains that gang-generated instability leads to threats to national, regional, and global security, nation-state sovereignty, failing and failed states, and a “clash of civilizations.” Thus, whether a gang or another TCO is specifically a criminal or an insurgent type organization is irrelevant. The putative objective of all these illegal nonstate entities─taken together, the analytical commonality that directly links gangs, TCOs, and insurgents─is to neutralize, control, or depose governments to assure their own commercial or ideological expectations. In this connection, gangs and their various possible allies (the gang phenomenon) are attempting to ensure that they have maximum freedom of movement and action within and between “sovereign” national territories.< Less
In the Jaws of the Beast By Bob Rockwell
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In the Jaws of the Beast is an engaging story of a troubled Confederate veteran overcoming his deep-seated hatreds and the prejudices of the times while dealing with the tragic death of his wife and... More > the kidnapping of this son by the Apache in 1867 New Mexico Territory. His life is changed forever when he teams up with a colored Yankee soldier at Fort Cummings to find Cochise and his Chiricahua band, and retrieves his son. The friendship between these two radically different men, at a time in history when our nation was struggling to come together, will captivate you in In the Jaws of the Beast.< Less
Retribution: A Western By Don Scot
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In 1879, Taw Black, away at college in Georgia, receives word that his family’s ranch in the New Mexico Territory has been raided by outlaws—and that his father has been killed. When Taw... More > learns that his adopted brother may have been involved, he starts for home to clear his brother’s name and avenge the death of his father. With no money to fund his journey, Taw must plod through the dangerous post–Civil War landscape, using any means to survive. Taw’s grief transforms into hate, even as he is befriended by a riverboat gambler, a Mexican outlaw, and a band of renegade Indians. When he finally arrives home, he uncovers a master plot instigated by a gang of killers intent on not getting caught. As he takes retribution on the men responsible for his father’s death, he fears that his actions are causing him to lose part of his own soul—something that becomes more daunting when he meets a special woman who could change his life forever.< Less
Blue Bloods in Blue Jeans By Marguerite Harrington Benedict, Esther Buchanan, Ed.D.
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From Switzerland, England, and Ireland they came and landed on the east coast of the New World. When the West beckoned, they answered the clarion call. By boat, on horseback, in covered wagons, and... More > on foot they came to Texas and New Mexico. Their trials, struggles, successes, failures, and tragedies are my legacy. The value system of these western pioneers—adventurers, soldiers, ranchers, miners, cowboys, cowgirls, and entrepreneurs—formed the warp and woof of my life which began in the New Mexico Territory one year before New Mexico became a state. New Mexico and I grew up together; our histories are intertwined. Marguerite Harrington Benedict< Less
The Killing of Billy the Kid By David G Williams
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A play by David G Williams. Billy the Kid, probably the most famous bandit from the Wild West the world has ever known. Yet so little is really known about his suspicious death. There are more... More > questions than answers and here in this fictional setting of an inquest those questions are asked. However, the answers sometimes pose even more questions. Not all is clear in this case, but what is apparent now is that there was more to this than meets the eye. The corruption in New Mexico was endemic as illegal land grabs and trading monopolisation's consumed the territory. Why was the elimination of this previously unknown saddle tramp given such high priority? Why was there no evidence of his death, no photographs and why were they in such a hurry to bury the body? Did Pat Garrett shoot the wrong man? All these tantalising questions and more are raised and answered here in this fictitious event which is set around hard facts.< Less
The Killing of Billy the Kid By David G Williams
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A play by David G Williams. Billy the Kid, probably the most famous bandit from the Wild West the world has ever known. Yet so little is really known about his suspicious death. There are more... More > questions than answers and here in this fictional setting of an inquest those questions are asked. However, the answers sometimes pose even more questions. Not all is clear in this case, but what is apparent now is that there was more to this than meets the eye. The corruption in New Mexico was endemic as illegal land grabs and trading monopolisation's consumed the territory. Why was the elimination of this previously unknown saddle tramp given such high priority? Why was there no evidence of his death, no photographs and why were they in such a hurry to bury the body? Did Pat Garrett shoot the wrong man? All these tantalising questions and more are raised and answered here in this fictitious event which is set around hard facts.< Less
Retribution: A Western By Don Scot
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In 1879, Taw Black, away at college in Georgia, receives word that his family’s ranch in the New Mexico Territory has been raided by outlaws—and that his father has been killed. When Taw... More > learns that his adopted brother may have been involved, he starts for home to clear his brother’s name and avenge the death of his father. With no money to fund his journey, Taw must plod through the dangerous post–Civil War landscape, using any means to survive. Taw’s grief transforms into hate, even as he is befriended by a riverboat gambler, a Mexican outlaw, and a band of renegade Indians. When he finally arrives home, he uncovers a master plot instigated by a gang of killers intent on not getting caught. As he takes retribution on the men responsible for his father’s death, he fears that his actions are causing him to lose part of his own soul—something that becomes more daunting when he meets a special woman who could change his life forever.< Less
Retribution: A Western By Don Scot
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In 1879, Taw Black, away at college in Georgia, receives word that his family’s ranch in the New Mexico Territory has been raided by outlaws—and that his father has been killed. When Taw... More > learns that his adopted brother may have been involved, he starts for home to clear his brother’s name and avenge the death of his father. With no money to fund his journey, Taw must plod through the dangerous post–Civil War landscape, using any means to survive. Taw’s grief transforms into hate, even as he is befriended by a riverboat gambler, a Mexican outlaw, and a band of renegade Indians. When he finally arrives home, he uncovers a master plot instigated by a gang of killers intent on not getting caught. As he takes retribution on the men responsible for his father’s death, he fears that his actions are causing him to lose part of his own soul—something that becomes more daunting when he meets a special woman who could change his life forever.< Less