D. W. Meinig once wrote: "The Southwest is a distinctive place to the American mind but a somewhat blurred place on American maps." Actually, it has been a somewhat blurred place even to the mind. The Southwest's physical extremes--urban and rural, tame and wild, ugly and beautiful, polluted and pure--complicate its image, but with the well-researched and thought-provoking contributions of this volume, the region achieves clearer definition. Generous illustrations help to underscore the authors' points.
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Published by Texas A&M University Press