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New Books from the U of U Press


The Railroad and the Pueblo Indians: The Impact of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe on the Pueblos of the Rio Grande, 1880-1930

Richard H. Frost

Explores the social, cultural, and economic consequences of the railroad for the Pueblo Indian


Engineering Mountain Landscapes: An Anthropology of Social Investment

Edited by Laura L. Scheiber and María Nieves Zedeño

How humans transformed mountains and other elevated areas through time into culturally rich places

Shepherd and Shepherd

A Kingdom Transformed: Early Mormonism and the Modern LDS Church

New Edition

Gordon Shepherd and Gary Shepherd

The evolution of LDS doctrinal emphases explored through content analysis of General Conference rhetoric


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