Ernest Peixotto Our Hispanic Southwest

ISBN 13: 9781481893190

Our Hispanic Southwest

9781481893190: Our Hispanic Southwest
View all copies of this ISBN edition:

In this beautifully illustrated tome, noted early twentieth century artist and writer Ernest Peixotto shares his adventures traveling from New Orleans, across Texas, Arizona, and up New Mexico, documenting places of interest and noting their historical significance. He finds the Spanish influence still very much alive in the Southwest, mixed in with Native American culture, and at times is shocked that he is still in the same country as his native New York. Learn about the Spanish influence in New Orleans; about the battle of the Alamo in San Antonio and of the other Franciscan missions there; of the Indian revolts against Spanish rule in New Mexico, and the founding of Santa Fe and Taos; and of the white dove of the desert, San Xavier del Bac south of Tucson, Arizona, founded by Father Kino. In the end, he shows how Taos, New Mexico became an artistic center for the Southwest. The book is full of beautiful paintings and sketches by the author.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:

Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781373173645: Our Hispanic Southwest

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1373173645 ISBN 13:  9781373173645
Publisher: Wentworth Press, 2016

9781314296914: Our Hispanic Southwest

HardPr..., 2013

9781342399281: Our Hispanic Southwest

Palala..., 2015

9781347394878: Our Hispanic Southwest

Palala..., 2015

9781117315348: Our Hispanic Southwest

Biblio..., 2009