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Sonora: An Intimate Geography (University of Arizona Southwest Centre), Yetman, David
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Author Name:    Yetman, David

Title:   Sonora: An Intimate Geography (University of Arizona Southwest Centre)

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    University of New Mexico Press 

ISBN Number:   0826321844 / 9780826321848

Seller ID:   ING9780826321848

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Now available in paperback, this informal account of the people, culture, land, and history of Sonora, Mexico, describes blistering deserts, alpine mountains, tropical river valleys, and arid coastlines, and relates the lives and stories of cattlemen, lumbermen, fishermen, weavers, cobblers, musicians, bootleggers, and Indians. The author's curiosity extends to the weaving of N cori hats, the distillation of fiery bacanora, and the utility of the tegua, the Sonoran cowboy boot. Sonora is also a record of painful twentieth-century change of human dislocation from rural villages to industrial cities and the relentless destruction of Sonoran forests, jungles, deserts, and rivers. A regular visitor for over thirty years, the author provides a colorful portrait of the Sonora of the past, present, and future.



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