BOOK CONTENTS

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Map of New Mexico
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction

Part I
Early French Explorers, Settlers, and Visitors

Chapter 1 – Marc de Nice and the Seven Cities of CĂ­bola
Chapter 2 – The First French Settlers of New Mexico
Chapter 3 – French Intrusions, 1695-1754
Chapter 4 – Manitou

Part II
The Fur Trade and Trails to Santa Fe

Chapter 5 – The Fur Trade
Chapter 6 – Trails to Santa Fe

Part III
War, Conquest, and Upheaval

Chapter 7 – Turmoil in Mexico and Texas
Chapter 8 – The Conquest of New Mexico
Chapter 9 – The Civil War in New Mexico
Chapter 10 – A Painting of Napoleon Bonaparte
Chapter 11 – The Franco-Mexican War and its Aftermath in New Mexico

Part IV
The Catholic Church and the French

Chapter 12 – The Catholic Church in New Mexico
Chapter 13 – Priests as Builders
Chapter 14 – Insanity at the Time of the Murder
Chapter 15 – Church Stories

Part V
Across New Mexico

Chapter 16 – Las Vegas
Chapter 17 – Love and the Good Life
Chapter 18 – Cimarron, Mora, and Ocate
Chapter 19 – Bloomfield, Taos, and Pecos
Chapter 20 – Santa Fe
Chapter 21 – Cerrillos, Madrid, and Golden
Chapter 22 – Albuquerque
Chapter 23 – The Girard Family of Albuquerque
Chapter 24 – Socorro
Chapter 25 – Western and Southern New Mexico
Chapter 26 – The French-Swiss Colony in the Lower Pecos
Chapter 27 – A Short History of Wine in New Mexico
Chapter 28 – World Wars
Chapter 29 – Others who Spoke French in New Mexico
Chapter 30 – The French Today

Notes
Bibliography
Index