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    • High in Utah

    • A book of Utah's highest points and how to climb them. It contains directions to each trailhead, a road map for each hike, and two sets of hiking times to accommodate variations in hiking speed.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah
    • The Avenues of Salt Lake City

    • A fascinating guidebook to more than 700 homes in this historic district of Salt Lake City
    • Utah / Guidebooks and Outdoors
    • River Runners’ Guide to Utah and Adjacent Areas

    • A fully revised and updated edition of Gary Nichols’ widely used guide to river running in Utah, with information about alterations in waterways and changes in access points.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah
    • Canyoneering 2

    • A guide to seven tough, week-long backpack trips into some for the most unspoiled and least-visited areas in the Utah section of the Colorado Plateau.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah
    • A Guide to Southern Utah’s Hole-in-the-Rock Trail

    • A guide to the trail blazed by Utah pioneers answering the call of the LDS Church to pull up stakes and move to the distant San Juan country of southeastern Utah, an extraordinary year-long journey across the rugged frontier of the southwest.
    • Utah
    • A Hiking Guide to the Geology of the Wasatch Mountains

    • A guide to the Wasatch Mountains that focuses on the geologic features visible from the trails, discusses the major geological time periods and natural effects, and gives a descriptive guide for major trail systems.
    • Geology / Utah / Guidebooks and Outdoors
    • The Lady in the Ore Bucket

    • A history of the lumber, mining, and hydropower industries built from three unique Salt Lake City canyons.
    • Utah / Western History
    • Wallace Stegner’s Salt Lake City

    • A recreation of the 1920s and 1930s Salt Lake City from Wallace Stegner's youth based on archival photographs, quotations from Stegner's writings, and interpretive essays.
    • Utah
    • UUAP 014: Archeological Survey of the La Sal Mountain Area, Utah

    • A report on the findings and interpretation of an archaeological survey completed in the La Sal Mountain area near the town of Moab, Utah. This work was completed in 1949-1952 and summarizes about 350 recorded sites, many at high elevations.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology / Utah
    • The Women

    • A singular narrative woven from the biographies of four generations of women in southwestern Utah
    • Mormon Studies / Women's Studies / Utah
    • The Awkward State of Utah

    • A thorough and engaging account of Utah’s first fifty years of statehood
    • Utah / Western History
    • Hiking the Wasatch Map

    • A trail map of the Wasatch printed on heavy, water-resistant stock for years of hiking enjoyment.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah
    • Ballet West

    • A tribute to Utah's world-renowned ballet company
    • Utah
    • Canyonlands Country

    • An easy-to-read geological history of the amazing red rock landscapes in southeastern Utah.
    • Geology / Utah / Guidebooks and Outdoors
    • Tracks in Deep Time

    • An engaging account of the history, geology, and paleontology of the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm
    • Paleontology / Geology / Utah
    • Hiking the Wasatch

    • An updated edition of the most detailed guide to hiking the trails of the Wasatch Mountains.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah
    • Dinosaurs of Utah

    • An updated edition of the popular work that has enchanted and educated all ages about dinosaurs in Utah
    • Paleontology / Utah
    • Utah Ghost Rails

    • As there are ghost towns in Utah, there are ghost railroads, a line that has run the course of its existence, giving a sense of abandonment that comes from standing on a vacant roadbed where once twin rails lay.
    • Utah
    • Utah

    • Based on Dean May's award-winning television series, this book provides a sweeping view of Utah's past, from prehistory to present day.
    • Utah
    • The Alta Experience

    • Celebrating the 70th anniversary of Alta Ski Resort, this documentary explores the history of one of Utah's most beloved winter destinations.
    • Natural History / Nature and Environment / Utah
    • Salt of the Earth

    • Chronicles the history of Catholicism in Utah from its introduction by Franciscan missionaries Domínguez and Escalante in 1776 to the arrival of Bishop John C. Wester in 2007.
    • Utah
    • Utah

    • Chronicles the state's arduous fifty-year path to statehood—from determined pioneers seeking a haven, to backroom lobbying in the halls of Congress, to Utah's victorious admittance to the Union.
    • Utah / Western History
    • A Homeland in the West

    • Culled from hours of oral and archived interviews, this volume collects the stories of men and women drawn west by choice or by chance that tell a tale of Utah’s enduring Jewish heritage.
    • Utah
    • A Hiking Guide to Cedar Mesa

    • Describes sixty-three routes in the Cedar Mesa country of southeast Utah, ranging from quarter-mile walks to fifteen-mile day hikes, loops, and multi-day backpack trips.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah
    • The Proper Edge of the Sky

    • Edward Geary's collection of writings on the High Plateau country of central and southern Utah, a combination guide book, travel narrative, personal essay, and natural, social and literary history.
    • Utah
    • Desert Water

    • Explores water issues and solutions in one of America's most arid states
    • Nature and Environment / Utah
    • Horses of the West

    • Filmed in the American West, this documentary celebrates the extraordinary bond between horses and humans.
    • Animals / Nature and Environment / Utah
    • The Utah Prairie Dog

    • Follows the day-to-day activities of prairie dogs in Bryce Canyon National Park.
    • Nature and Environment / Utah
    • Joe Hill

    • Follows the life of Joe Hill, a union advocate of the early twentieth century best known for his many protest songs and for his controversial execution by the State of Utah.
    • Biography / Utah
    • Back to the Soil

    • From 1880 to 1920 two million Jews left their homes in Eastern Europe and established themselves mostly in the urban centers of America, but some Jewish immigrants attempted to build agrarian communities. This book focuses on the attempt of one...
    • Utah / Western History
    • Utah Serenade

    • From national parks to rushing rivers to open range, this original KUED production is a beautifully photographed, high definition visual tribute to the beauty of Utah.
    • Nature and Environment / Utah
    • The Rock Art of Utah

    • From the Uinta Mountains through the central Canyonlands to the Virgin River, Utah's abundant prehistoric rock art offers glimpses of a lost world.
    • Utah / Archaeology
    • Ron McBride & Lavell Edwards

    • In a good-natured conversation, legendary football coaches Ron McBride and LaVell Edwards reminisce about the generations-old rivalry between their teams—the University of Utah Utes and the Brigham Young University Cougars.
    • Utah
    • Confessions of a Revisionist Historian

    • In this collection of his short works, David Bigler covers the issues and events he considers most central to understanding Utah's colorful history.
    • Utah / Western History / Mormon Studies
    • Final Light

    • Includes commentaries on renowned artist Doug Snow and his work, along with more than 80 color reproductions of his stunning paintings
    • Utah
    • Singing Stone

    • Integrating personal narrative and natural history, this work presents what the author calls a "guide to understanding" the relatively unknown landscape of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
    • Utah / Nature and Environment
    • When the White House Calls

    • John Price's autobiography is a compelling story of the American Dream realized, and the importance of service to country.
    • Autobiography and Memoir / Utah
    • A Zion Canyon Reader

    • Literary descriptions and rich histories of one of America’s favorite scenic landscapes.
    • Utah / Western History
    • The Great Salt Lake

    • One of the most informative and readable general histories of Utah and a tribute to the brilliance of its author, the late Dale Morgan (1914–71), this work explores the remnant of ancient Lake Bonneville and all of its fascinating human history.
    • Utah
    • Utah at the Beginning of the New Millennium

    • Organized around three broad topical sections—basic demographics, quality-of-life issues, and emerging issues—this book demonstrates that there is more to Utah and its resident than Mormons, polygamists, and large families.
    • Utah
    • Selling the Five Rings

    • Outlines the rise of the Olympic movement from an envisioned instrument of peace and brotherhood to a transnational commercial giant of imposing power and influence.
    • Utah
    • The Historical Guide to Utah Ghost Towns

    • Presents more than 150 ghost towns across Utah—towns formed around mines, railroads and agriculture—but nevertheless there remains a nagging suspicion that there are still ancient, forgotten villages lurking in the hills.
    • Utah
    • Petroglyphs and Pictographs of Utah

    • Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings of hundreds of petroglyphs and pictographs across Utah, this volume covers the Capital Reef/Canyonlands area to the Uinta Mountains, and emphasizes art from the Fremont culture.
    • Utah
    • Petroglyphs and Pictographs of Utah

    • Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings of hundreds of petroglyphs and pictographs across Utah, this volume focuses on the Great Basin and extreme southeastern area of the state.
    • Utah
    • Utah Thirteeners

    • Provides information about Utah's twenty-one peaks above 13,000 feet, including topographical maps, access and summit routes with difficulty ratings, camp locations, estimated hiking times, weather considerations, and advice.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah
    • Wasatch Eleveners

    • Provides information on the 18 peaks in the Wasatch Mountains that are above 11,000 feet, all of which can be summated as a day hike without the use of climbing gear. Includes trailhead access, approaches, routes, and maps.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah
    • Utah’s Black Hawk War

    • Provides the first comprehensive account of the "secret" war between a band led by Ute tribal leader Black Hawk and the Mormons' Nauvoo Legion over control of land and other natural resources in the Utah territory.
    • Utah
    • Utah

    • Soar above Delicate Arch, the Great Salt Lake, and the high Uintahs in this stunning aerial collage evoking the sweep and majesty of this unique land. This video postcard captures Utah at its finest.
    • Utah
    • Utah and the Great War

    • The effects of World War I on Utah and its people
    • Utah / Western History
    • Nine Mile Canyon

    • The first in-depth look at the “World’s Longest Art Gallery” offers an entertaining and educational look at the archaeology of this world-renowned canyon
    • Archaeology / Utah
    • True Valor

    • The inside story of the first human implantation of the Jarvik-7 artificial heart
    • Utah
    • Utah Place Names

    • The most extensive compilation of Utah place names every published, this volume encompasses almost five thousand toponyms that mark the passage of peoples and cultures from earlier times.
    • Utah
    • 25th Street Confidential

    • The provocative, colorful history of Ogden's notorious 25th Street
    • Utah / Western History
    • UUAP 012: An Archeological Survey of Western Utah

    • The report of material culture and results from the surveys and test excavations completed during 1949-1951 in western Utah by the Statewide Archeological Survey program.
    • Archaeology / Utah
    • A Kennecott Story

    • The story of a mining company that helped shape modern economic and industrial history
    • Western History / Utah
    • A History of Utah International

    • The story of how Utah Construction Company, founded in Ogden, Utah, in 1900, became Utah International, one of the most successful multinational mining companies in the world.
    • Utah
    • Topaz

    • The story of the thousands of Japanese-Americans who were separated from their property, livelihoods, and constitutional rights, and shipped to a windswept stretch of Utah's roughest rangeland during World War II.
    • Utah / Western History
    • A Modest Homestead

    • The surprising place of adobe in Salt Lake City homes and lives
    • Utah / Architectural History
    • Geology of Utah’s Rivers

    • This book is about the geology of the rivers that shaped Utah’s present landscape, the ancient rivers that left their deposits as a part of the mountains, and the mythical rivers that inspired early exploration.
    • Geology / Utah
    • High Uinta Trails

    • This book is an indispensable resource for selecting a destination and planning a trip in the High Uintas, with descriptions of the trails, lakes, ridges, summits and countless places to explore.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah
    • Traces of Fremont

    • This book takes a fascinating look at rock art through the lens of archaeology and anthropology, offering an innovative model of Fremont society, politics, and worldview.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology / Utah
    • Red Blood, Blue Blood

    • This documentary delivers some of the stories behind the storied football rivalry between the University of Utah and Brigham Young University.
    • Utah
    • Martha Hughes Cannon

    • This documentary tells the story of Martha Hughes Cannon, who was a physician, the first female senator in the United States, an advocate, suffragette, and a sister wife.
    • Mormon Studies / Utah
    • Maynard Dixon

    • This film profiles the life and art of Maynard Dixon (1875–1946), one of the most influential, yet lesser known, western artists of the early 20th century.
    • Utah
    • Canyoneering 3

    • This guide features 37 major hikes in Utah's Escalante country, including 20 in the new Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, designed to satisfy any canyoneer from novice to expert.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah
    • Beehive Spirits

    • This humorous documentary highlights the liquor history of the beehive state and includes interviews with modern brewing pioneers.
    • Utah
    • Secrets of the Lost Canyon

    • This KUED documentary captures a range of issues and challenges surrounding the Range Creek Canyon archaeological site.
    • Archaeology / Utah
    • Utah

    • This stunning symphony of sight and sound features the spectacular landscapes of Canyonlands, Arches, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef and Zion National Parks set to music from some of the world's greatest composers.
    • Utah
    • Wrecks of Human Ambition

    • This volume fills a gap in existing histories of the canyon country of southeastern Utah and northern Arizona by focusing on early historical themes from the confrontation between Euro-Christian ideals and the challenging landscape.
    • Utah / Western History
    • With Anxious Care

    • Through a combination of riveting photos and descriptive history, Utah State Capitol curator Judith McConkie captures the anxious care that restored and pre-served the Capitol building.
    • Utah
    • Camp Floyd and the Mormons

    • Traces the history of the sojourn of “Johnston’s Army” in Utah Territory from the beginning of the Utah War in 1857 through the abandonment of Camp Floyd in Cedar Valley at the outbreak of the Civil War.
    • Utah / Western History / Mormon Studies
    • The Hayduke Trail

    • Traversing six national parks, a national recreation area, a national monument, and various wilderness areas, the Hayduke Trail is a challenging, 800-mile backcountry route on the Colorado Plateau.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah

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