Arizona - History, Culture & Directory (Chapter)
This chapter contains the History, the Culture, Native Americans, Food & Drink, Environment, Arizona Outdoors, Directory, Transportation and Health chapters from Lonely Planet's Arizona guidebook.
Arizona is like an 1880s Bisbee prospector: ornery, independent and sitting on a pile of riches. Grab this chapter to find out how and why it is that way, and what it might mean to you as a traveler.
- comprehensive coverage of Arizona's Native American tribes, including etiquette for visiting reservations
- information on the vast range of outdoor activities on offer - from canyoneering to golfing
- a guide to some of the different cuisine and culinary preparations you'll come across in the Southwest
- a run-down of the surprising and contrasting environments Arizona has to offer, and what you might see in each
All the info you need on everything from flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet...you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travelers, kids and travelers with disabilities, as well as health care advice.
Coverage includes: History - from the first Americans to politics and Arizona today, Regional Identity, Lifestyle, Economy, Population, Sports, Language, Religion, Arts, The Native American People, Native American Arts, Native American Legal Status, Native American Reservation Etiquette, Culinary Staples & Specialties, Drinks, Where to Eat & Drink, Vegetarians & Vegans, Culinary Habits & Customs, Food Glossary, The Land, Wildlife, Parks, Monuments & Wilderness Areas, Environmental Issues, Hiking & Backpacking, Mountain Biking & Cycling, Rock Climbing, Canyoneering, Water Sports, Golfing, Horseback Riding, Bird-Watching, Snow Sports and Outdoor Volunteering.
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