This is a single volume presentation of the fascinating succession of events and characters that make up our state's past. This revision of the 1988 edition takes the reader to the opening years of the twenty-first century.
Calvin A. Roberts spent his teaching career at Del Norte High School in Albuquerque. He received the Ph.D. in history from the University of New Mexico. The late Susan A. Roberts taught for many years at Del Norte High School in Albuquerque. She received the Ph.D. in history from the University of New Mexico.
The Land and its Early People; The Spanish Explorers; Early Spanish Settlement, 1598-1680; New Mexico Under Spanish Rule, 1692-1821; Life in New Mexico's Spanish Communities; New Mexico Under Mexican Rule,1821-1848; Troubled Days in Territorial New Mexico; The End of Isolation; The First Years of Statehood, 1912-1941; World War II and After; Index.