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Epilogue

Samia Mehrez

in Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163746
eISBN:
9781617970399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163746.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After the Al–Khubz al–hafi crisis ended, Magda al–Nowaihi and the author organized a panel at MESA 2000 on Censorship and the Arab Literary Imaginary. Magda was ready for all the battles, having ... More


Postwar Energy Demands and the Southwestern Experience

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter demonstrates the flawed minerals leasing regime in action. Postwar changes in global energy production and escalating demand from the booming Sunbelt South brought multinational energy ... More


Black Rock: A Zuni Cultural Landscape and the Meaning of Place

William A. Dodge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578069934
eISBN:
9781621031468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578069934.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

To visiting geologists, Black Rock, New Mexico, is a basaltic escarpment and an ideal natural laboratory. To hospital workers, it is a picturesque place to earn a living. To the Zuni, the mesas, ... More


La Mesa del Santo Niño de Atocha and the Conchero Dance Tradition of Mexico-Tenochtilaάn: Religious Healing in Urban Mexico and the United States

Inés Hernández-avila

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the ways in which the Conchero dance tradition in Mexico City, as well as in many urban areas in the United States, manifests a process of religious healing that is not only ... More


Regional Setting of the Jornada Basin

Greg H. Mack and Barbara A. Nolen

in Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem: The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117769
eISBN:
9780197561201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117769.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Within the area around Las Cruces, New Mexico, is a network of studies both at the Jornada Experimental Range (JER) and the Chihuahuan Desert Rangeland Research Center ... More


Cuban Painting at the Turn of the Century (1902–1930): The Nexus between Traditional and Vanguard

Anelys Alvarez

in Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400905
eISBN:
9781683401193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400905.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Art historian Anelys Alvarez reviews the tumultuous first three decades of the Cuban Republic (1902–30) and their impact on painting and other visual arts such as sculpture. First, she questions the ... More


The Study Area and the Ancestral Pueblo Occupation

Scott G. Ortman, Donna M. Glowacki, Mark D. Varien, and C. David Johnson

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

A major effort of the Village Ecodynamics Project involved translating the archaeological record of the central Mesa Verde region into quantitative summaries of the actual ancestral Pueblo settlement ... More


Scapegoats in the Sun

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0022
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

May 12, 2009, began typically for Leopoldo Arteaga, owner of Mesa Groundskeeper, a landscaping company in a suburb of Phoenix, this chapter states. At six a.m., Leo, in his mid-sixties and a worker, ... More


The World of the Pueblos

Brian Fagan

in From Stonehenge to Samarkand: An Anthology of Archaeological Travel Writing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195160918
eISBN:
9780197562055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195160918.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

The search for El Dorado, the fabled land of gold, brought Spanish conquistadors north from New Spain into the harsh deserts of the North American Southwest. They were ... More


Introduction: The Tracks at Cedar Springs

William deBuys

in A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199778928
eISBN:
9780197563144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199778928.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

March 1919 . Somebody killed the trader at Cedar Springs. The murderer also set fire to the trading post, and soon the dried-out floor planks and the roof beams and ... More


A History of the Salton Sink

Michael A. Patten, Guy McCaskie, and Philip Unitt

in Birds of the Salton Sea: Status, Biogeography, and Ecology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235939
eISBN:
9780520929449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235939.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The Salton Sink lies between the southern Coachella Valley and the northern Mexicali Valley. The long history of the Salton Trough ranges from its connection with the Gulf of California during the ... More


Sediment and Plutonium Storage Upstream from Cochiti

William L. Graf

in Plutonium and the Rio Grande: Environmental Change and Contamination in the Nuclear Age

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195089332
eISBN:
9780197560570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195089332.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Limnology (Freshwater)

The foregoing chapters demonstrated that large amounts of sediment and much of the plutonium entering the Northern Rio Grande have been stored along the river channel. ... More


Allegory, Materiality, and Agency in Amalia Mesa-Bains’s Altar Environments

Christina Holmes

in Ecological Borderlands: Body, Nature, and Spirit in Chicana Feminism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040542
eISBN:
9780252098987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040542.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on the representational strategy of autotopography as seen in Amalia Mesa-Bains' altar installations. The artist is best known for her “domesticana” displays that use the ... More


Interpreting a Multiple Burial in an Early Ancestral Pueblo Village

Ann L. W. Stodder

in The Odd, the Unusual, and the Strange: Bioarchaeological Explorations of Atypical Burials

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401032
eISBN:
9781683401216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401032.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter describes a multiple burial on a house floor in an early Ancestral Pueblo Village in Southwestern Colorado. A survey of contemporary burials in Pueblo I (AD 700–900) villages reveals ... More


Thirteenth Century AD: Implications of Seasonal and Annual Moisture Reconstructions for Mesa Verde, Colorado

David W. Stahle, Dorian J. Burnette, Daniel Griffin, and Edward R. Cook

in Megadrought and Collapse: From Early Agriculture to Angkor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199329199
eISBN:
9780190607920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329199.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The hypothesis that a prolonged drought across southwestern North America in the late thirteenth century contributed to the abandonment of the region by Ancestral Pueblo populations, ultimately ... More


No Forgiveness in Heaven, No Forgetting in Hell: Cather’s The Professor’s House

Thomas J. Ferraro

in Transgression and Redemption in American Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198863052
eISBN:
9780191895586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863052.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 7 argues that the word which brings the “nasty, grim little tale” of Willa Cather’s The Professor’s House to the surface is “sin” and that the hermeneutic that makes sense of the Professor’s ... More


Pueblo Utopias

Miles Orvell

in Empire of Ruins: American Culture, Photography, and the Spectacle of Destruction

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190491604
eISBN:
9780197523285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491604.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

The chapter expands upon the “Romance of Ruins” by considering the meaning of Native American ruins and the impact they have had on the idea of “American” culture. Early explorers like William Henry ... More


Churches along the Southern Río Grande

Frank Graziano

in Historic Churches of New Mexico Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190663476
eISBN:
9780190940263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663476.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

After a brief survey of the historic churches in Tomé, Socorro, and surrounding areas, the chapter focuses on Our Lady of Purification (Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria) in Doña Ana. The emphasis is ... More


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