Sonoran Desert Recommended Reading List

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Prepared by OneWorldJourneys.com -- Sonoran Desert Expedition, August, 2000


Dry Borders; Journal of the Southwest, Volume 39, Autumn-Winter 1997,
The Southwest Center, University of Arizona Tucson

Desert Heart; Chronicles of the SonoranDesert
by William K. Hartmann, Fisher Books 1989 
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The Sonoran Desert
Photographs by Jack Dykinga text by Charles Bowden, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers 1997
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Gathering the Desert
by Gary Paul Nabhan, The University of Arizona Press 1993
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The Desert Smells Like Rain:A Naturalist in Papago Indian Country
by Gary Nabhan
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Entrada; The Lagacy of Spain & Mexico in the United States
by Bernard L. Fontana, The University of New Mexico Press Albuquerque 1994
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New Trails in Mexico
by Carl Lumholtz, Charles Scribners Sons 1912 
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The Sierra Pinacate (Southwest Center Series)
by Julian D. Hayden, Jack Dykinga (Photographer), Charles Bowden, Bernard Fontana
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Secret Forest: Alamos, Sonora(A University of Arizona Southwest Center Book)
by Charles Bowden, Jack W. Dykinga (Photographer)

Desert Solitaire
by Edward Abbey, Ballandine Books 1991 
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Dead in Their Tracks: Crossing America's Desert Borderlands
by John Annerino 
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Still Wild Always Wild
by Susan Zwinger, published by the Sierra Club, also available from Tehabi Books, Del Mar, California 
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Book of Answers 
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Answered Prayers : Miracles and Milagros Along the Border (Southwest Center Series)
by Eileen Oktavec, Bernard Fontana. Paperback (September 1995) 
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Architecture of Social Integration in Prehistoric Pueblos (Occasional Papers of the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, 1)
by William D. Lipe (Editor), Michelle Hegmon (Editor). Paperback (January 1990) 
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Gentry's Rio Mayo Plants : The Tropical Deciduous Forest & Environs of Northwest Mexico (Southwest Center Series)
by Paul S. Martin(Editor), et al. Hardcover (September 1998) 
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Legacy : Southwest Indian Art at the School of America Research
by Duane Anderson(Editor), N. Scott Momaday, Paperback (November 1, 1999) 
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The Missions of Northern Sonora : A 1935 Field Documentation(The Southwest Center Series)
by Buford Pickens(Designer), et al. Paperback (May 1993)
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Sonora : A Description of the Province (Southwest Center Series)
by Ignaz Pfefferkorn. Paperback (February 1990) 
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The Southwest in the American Imagination : The Writings of Sylvester Baxter, 1881-1889(Southwest Center Series)
by Curtis M. Hinsley(Editor), et al. Hardcover (May 1996) 
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Antigua California : Mission and Colony on the Peninsula Frontier, 1697-1768 (University of Arizona SouthwestCenter Book)
by Harry W. Crosby. Hardcover
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Counting Sheep : Twenty Ways of Seeing Desert Bighorn(The Southwest Center)
by Gary Paul Nabhan(Editor). Paperback (August 1993) his unusual anthology demonstrates the range of possibilities in nature writing with contributions from Charles Bowden, Julian Hayden, Danny Lopez, Charles Sheldon, Ann Zwinger, and others.
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Flora of the Gran Desierto and Rio Colorado of Northwestern Mexico(The Southwest Center Series)
by Richard Stephen Felger. Hardcover (July 2000) Not Yet Published -- On Order
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Tucson a Short History (Southwest Mission Research Center)
by Charles W. Polzer. Paperback (September 1988)
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Coronado's Children : Tales of Lost Mines and Burried Reasures of the Southwest (Barker Texas History Center Series)
by James Frank Dobie.
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Southwest Center: The Houston Competition
by Peter and Bickford, Ted Arnell (Editor).
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The story of Southwest Research Center; a private, nonprofit, scientific research adventure
by Harold Vagtborg.
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