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Midwest Book Reviews Gives New Mexico Historical Chronology Five Stars

on March 27, 2019 - 5:46pm
Don Bullis of Rio Grande Books. Courtesy photo
 
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Midwest Book Reviews, one of the largest book review publications in the U.S. gave high marks to a local book on New Mexico history.
 
Established in 1976, the Midwest Book Review is an organization committed to promoting literacy, library usage, and small press publishing.
 
The MBR publishes the following monthly book review magazines specifically designed for community and academic librarians, booksellers, and the general reading public:
 
  • The Bookwatch
  • California Bookwatch
  • Children's Bookwatch
  • Internet Bookwatch (a compilation of The Bookwatch, Library Bookwatch, and Wisconsin Bookwatch)
  • Library Bookwatch
  • MBR Bookwatch (reviews by senior volunteer reviewers)
  • Reviewer's Bookwatch (reviews by all other volunteer reviewers)
  • Small Press Bookwatch
  • Wisconsin Bookwatch
 
"New Mexico Historical Chronology: From the Beginning" is the ideal starting place for anyone seeking to learn about the New Mexico of yesteryear. The succinctly concise entries provide solid information drawn several sources for his entries that are perfect jumping-off spots for further research.
 
A comprehensive encyclopedia of New Mexico history that is deftly laid out chronologically will prove to be an enduringly valued and comprehensive volume that is more than just an assemblage of cited facts and biographical summaries, it is an inherently interesting read for history buffs with an interest in New Mexican history.
 
While unreservedly recommended, especially for community, college, and university library American History collections in general, and New Mexico History studies curriculums in particular, it should be noted for the personal reading lists of students, academia, and non-specialist general readers with an interest in the subject that "New Mexico Historical Chronology: From the Beginning" is also available in a paperback edition (9781943681211, $58.95).
 
The American History Shelf
New Mexico Historical Chronology: From the Beginning
 
Don Bullis
Rio Grande Books
925 Salamanca NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107
9781943681419, $68.95, HC, 1028pp, www.amazon.com
 
For more information contact Rio Grande Books, lpdpress@q.com.
 
Bullis is available for talks and book signings through the region.
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