Lesley S King; Karl Samson's American Southwest PDF

By Lesley S King; Karl Samson

ISBN-10: 076459883X

ISBN-13: 9780764598838

Show description

Read or Download American Southwest PDF

Similar folklore & mythology books

The Mythology of the Wichita by George A. Dorsey PDF

First released in 1904, George A. Dorsey’s Mythology of the Wichita is a wealthy choice of American Indian folklore. WIth assistance from a Wichita interpreter, Dorsey accrued sixty stories from the Wichitas dwelling in Oklahoma and organized them in accordance with the 1st interval, the production; the second one interval, transformation; and the 3rd interval, the current.

New PDF release: Myths & legends of the British Isles

THE BRITISH ISLES have an extended culture of stories of gods, heroes and marvels, hinting at a mythology as soon as as correct to the races which settled the islands because the Greek and Roman gods have been to the classical global. The stories drawn jointly during this ebook, from a variety of medieval assets, span the centuries from the sunrise of Christianity to the age of the Plantagenets.

New PDF release: Peaks of Yemen I summon: poetry as cultural practice in a

During this first full-scale ethnographic research of Yemeni tribal poetry, Steven Caton finds an astonishingly wealthy folkloric process the place poetry is either a production of paintings and a political and social act. often spoken or chanted, Yemeni tribal poetry is solid in an idiom thought of colloquial and "ungrammatical," but prominent for its wit and spontaneity.

Read e-book online The Ancient Mythology of Modern Science: A Mythologist Looks PDF

People have lengthy been captivated by way of mythology and theorized in regards to the classes embedded of their stories. within the historical Mythology of contemporary technology, Gregory Schrempp brings a mythologist's severe eye to well known technology writing, a flourishing style that varieties a key hyperlink among technology and well known realization.

Additional info for American Southwest

Example text

Parts of it are the desolate desert of Wile E. Coyote, but it has stunning variety. This region is home to the red-rock country of Sedona, which hosts a thriving arts scene and recreational opportunities, from hiking to hot air balloon riding. In the higher regions lie the quaint city of Prescott and the old mining town of Jerome, now an arts community. To the southwest, one of the nation’s best-kept secrets lies along the Mexican border. It’s Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, with outlandish desert plant, bird, and animal life.

Second full weekend in Thunderbird Balloon Classic, ScottsDecember. dale, AZ. More than 150 hot-air balFestival of Lights, Sedona, AZ. Thouloons fill the Arizona sky. com for more Village. Call & 800/288-7336 or information. Early to mid-November. tlaq. Festival of the Cranes, Bosque del com. Mid-December. Apache National Wildlife Refuge, near Sundown Torchlight Procession of Socorro, NM. People come from all the Virgin, various New Mexico puebover the world to attend this birdlos. Vespers at San Juan, Picuris, watching event just 11⁄2 hours south of Tesuque, Nambé, and Taos Pueblos; Albuquerque.

Cook-off, a mountain-man rendezvous, and a cowboy costume contest. Call May & 602/996-4387. Mid-March. Taos Spring Arts Festival, Taos, NM. Contemporary visual, performing, and Wak Pow Wow, Tucson, AZ. Tohono literary arts are highlighted for 2 weeks O’odham celebration at Mission San at venues throughout Taos and Taos Xavier del Bac, featuring many southCounty. For dates and ticket info conwestern Native American groups. Call tact & 800/732-TAOS or 505/758& 520/294-5727. Mid-March. com. Month Western Arts Festival, Cedar City, of May.

Download PDF sample

American Southwest by Lesley S King; Karl Samson

by Daniel

Rated 4.90 of 5 – based on 37 votes