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Native Americans Of The Southwest

Author : Ann Rossi
ISBN : 9781450907057
Genre : Indians of North America
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Learn about the traditional ways of life of some of the Southwest's first people. Find out about conflicts and changes that took place after they met Europeans. Read about how they live today.
Category: Indians of North America

The Southwest Airlines Way

Author : Jody Hoffer Gittell
ISBN : 0071428976
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 36.95 MB
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"If you look at Southwest Airlines, and I admire what they do, they've been the most successful airline in the industry." --Gerard Arpey, CEO, American Airlines "Through extensive research Jody Hoffer Gittell gets to the bottom of what has sustained Southwest Airlines' positive employee relations and high performance through good and bad times." --Thomas A. Kochan, professor, MIT Sloan School of Management, MIT Global Airline Industry Program In an industry with losses in the billions, Southwest Airlines has an unbroken string of 31 consecutive years of profitability. The Southwest Airlines Way examines how the company uses high-performance relationships to create enormous competitive advantage in motivation, teamwork, and coordination among employees. It then goes further to show how any company can foster these powerful cooperative relationships and explains how to: Lead with credibility and caring Invest in frontline leaders Hire and train for relational competence Use conflicts to build relationships Make unions its partners, not its adversaries Build relationships with its suppliers
Category: Business & Economics

Blanket Weaving In The Southwest

Author : Joe Ben Wheat
ISBN : 0816523045
Genre : Art
File Size : 29.39 MB
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A history and description of southwestern textiles along with a catalog of Pueblo, Navajo, Mexican, and Spanish American blankets, ponchos, and sarapes.
Category: Art

70 Common Butterflies Of The Southwest

Author : Richard Allen Bailowitz
ISBN : 1877856843
Genre : Science
File Size : 82.98 MB
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Contains illustrative color photographs and descriptions of butterflies, including family names, range, size, host plants and flight times.
Category: Science

The Southwest

Author : David Sievert Lavender
ISBN : 0826307361
Genre : History
File Size : 79.8 MB
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An absorbing history of Arizona, New Mexico, and neighboring territories ranges from the time of the earliest Indian inhabitants, through the area's eventual annexation, to present-day economic, social, and environmental concerns
Category: History

A Guide To Indian Jewelry Of The Southwest

Author : Georgiana Kennedy Simpson
ISBN : 158369000X
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 27.6 MB
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The third in our series of best-selling guides to collectible Indian crafts. Features bright, clear photographs of work by Navajo, Zuni, Hopi, and Santo Domingo artists. Brief text details the meticulous tasks these artists perform to create a southwestern style of wearable art.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

100 Desert Wildflowers Of The Southwest

Author : Janice Emily Bowers
ISBN : 091140872X
Genre : Nature
File Size : 52.40 MB
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100 of the most interesting desert wildflowers are described and depicted in full-color photographs.
Category: Nature

The Guide To National Parks Of The Southwest

Author : Nicky J. Leach
ISBN : 9781877856143
Genre : Travel
File Size : 46.4 MB
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A well-organized guide to 52 national parks in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas and Utah. One of the most complete guides to the national parks ever written. Includes 53 maps and photos.
Category: Travel

The Columbia Guide To American Indians Of The Southwest

Author : Trudy Griffin-Pierce
ISBN : 9780231520102
Genre : Social Science
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A major work on the history and culture of Southwest Indians, The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Southwest tells a remarkable story of cultural continuity in the face of migration, displacement, violence, and loss. The Native peoples of the American Southwest are a unique group, for while the arrival of Europeans forced many Native Americans to leave their land behind, those who lived in the Southwest held their ground. Many still reside in their ancestral homes, and their oral histories, social practices, and material artifacts provide revelatory insight into the history of the region and the country as a whole. Trudy Griffin-Pierce incorporates her lifelong passion for the people of the Southwest, especially the Navajo, into an absorbing narrative of pre- and postcontact Native experiences. She finds that, even though the policies of the U.S. government were meant to promote assimilation, Native peoples formed their own response to outside pressures, choosing to adapt rather than submit to external change. Griffin-Pierce provides a chronology of instances that have shaped present-day conditions in the region, as well as an extensive glossary of significant people, places, and events. Setting a precedent for ethical scholarship, she describes different methods for researching the Southwest and cites sources for further archaeological and comparative study. Completing the volume is a selection of key primary documents, literary works, films, Internet resources, and contact information for each Native community, enabling a more thorough investigation into specific tribes and nations. The Columbia Guides to American Indian History and Culture also include: The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Great Plains Loretta Fowler The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Northeast Kathleen J. Bragdon The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Southeast Theda Perdue and Michael D. Green
Category: Social Science