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The Southwest in the American imagination

the writings of Sylvester Baxter, 1881-1889

by Sylvester Baxter

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, New,
  • Southwest, New.
    • Subjects:
    • Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900.,
    • Indians of North America -- Southwest, New.,
    • Zuni Indians.,
    • Southwest, New -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-253) and index.

      Statementedited by Curtis M. Hinsley and David R. Wilcox.
      SeriesFrank Hamilton Cushing and the Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition, 1886-1889 ;, v. 1, The Southwest Center series
      ContributionsHinsley, Curtis M., Wilcox, David R., 1944-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.S7 F725 1996 vol. 1
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxix, 266 p. :
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL805269M
      ISBN 100816515336, 0816516189
      LC Control Number95041818

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        Naturalist Ellen Meloy tracks a band of these majestic creatures through backcountry hikes, downriver floats, and travels across the Southwest. Alone in the wilderness, Meloy chronicles her communion with the bighorns and laments the growing severance of man from nature, a severance that she feels has left us spiritually hungry. Southwestern American Literature is a biannual scholarly journal that includes literary criticism, fiction, poetry, and book reviews concerning the Greater Southwest. Since its inception in , the journal has published premier works by and about some of the most significant writers in the region.


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