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The Royal Road: El Camino Real from Mexico City to Santa Fe download ebook

by José Antonio Esquibel,Douglas Preston

The Royal Road: El Camino Real from Mexico City to Santa Fe download ebook
ISBN:
0826319351
ISBN13:
978-0826319357
Author:
José Antonio Esquibel,Douglas Preston
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press; 1st edition (July 1, 1998)
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Pages:
191 pages
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1967 kb
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1977 kb
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Photography & Video
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Rating:
4.2

The Royal Road is a magnificent armchair journey. This is a beautiful book, with wonderful photos taken along the route of the Camino Real.

The Royal Road is a magnificent armchair journey.

Douglas Preston's text chronicles the history of the road and its travelers

Douglas Preston's text chronicles the history of the road and its travelers. José Antonio Esquibel provides fascinating historical information on the pioneer settlers of New Mexico including the origins and genealogies of old New Mexico families from Abeyta to Zamora.

The Royal Road: El Camino Real from Mexico City to Santa Fe (1998). Includes an essay by Douglas Preston. The Monster of Florence: A True Story (2008).

Christine Preston’s photographs, made with a 4 x 5 view camera, show wild places that have hardly changed over the centuries as well as churches, ruins, villages, and modern cityscapes in Mexico and the United States. Douglas Preston’s text tells the story of one of the most ancient human trails in North America, which began twelve thousand years ago as a series of Indian footpaths following the migratory routes of mastondons. It has become scarce.

Preston, Douglas, and José Antonio Esquibel. The Royal Road: El Camino Real from Mexico City to Santa Fe. Photographs by Christine Press. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1998. Niles’ National Register, vol. 72, May–June 1847. The Americanizing of Santa Fe. 71, November–December 1846.

Christine Preston, Douglas Preston, Jose Antonio Esquibel. The husband-and-wife her team of Douglas and Christine Preston, seasoned travelers on the Camino Real, invite us to join them as they journey by car and horseback and on foot along this ancient road, which began thousands of years ago as a series of Indian trails. Christine Preston's photographs show wild places that have hardly changed over the centuries as well as churches, ruins, villages, and modern cityscapes. Douglas Preston's text chronicles the history of the road and its travelers.

This monograph traces the course of the ancient trade road, El Camino Real, from Mexico City .

This monograph traces the course of the ancient trade road, El Camino Real, from Mexico City to Santa Fe. Christine Preston's color photographs reveal all the hardships and rewards of the journey, which traversed the bad lands of Southern New Mexico as well as the fertile Bosque of the Rio Grande and the riches of the Cerrillos hills turquoise mines.

Authors: Douglas Preston - José Antonio Esquibel. ISBN 13: 9780826319364.

The Royal Road : El Camino Real from Mexico City to Santa Fe, Christine Preston, Douglas J. Preston, Jose Antonio Esquibel, 1998, U. of New Mexico Press. The El Camino Real-Royal Road, a 1,500-mile route, connected Santa Fe and the rest of New Mexico with Mexico City during Spanish Colonial times.

Preston, Christine, Douglas Preston, and José Antonio Esquibel. Reeve, Frank, and Alice Cleaveland.

In 1598 the conquistador Juan de Oñate led the first permanent European settlers to what would become the United States, traveling from Mexico along El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, the Royal Road of the Interior. In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of this arduous journey, the husband-and-wife author/photographer team of Douglas and Christine Preston, seasoned travelers on the Camino Real, invite us to join them as they journey by car and horseback and on foot along this ancient road, which began thousands of years ago as a series of Indian trails. Christine Preston's photos show wild places that have hardly changed over the centuries as well as churches, ruins, villages, and modern cityscapes. Douglas Preston's text chronicles the history of the road and its travelers. José Antonio Esquibel provides fascinating historical information on the pioneer settlers of New Mexico including the origins and genealogies of old New Mexico families from Abeyta to Zamora.
Reviews:
  • Skrimpak
Haven't read the contents yet, but it's more in line with a coffee table book. Not quite as large though. I assumed it was like Douglas Preston's previously books, notable Cities of Gold, which I loved.
  • Goltikree
Great author and enjoyable read.
  • Sagda
Wonderful!
  • Munigrinn
The book was in verg good contion and was received in a reasonable time frame. A good read and the photos are very good.