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Navajo Architecture

Forms, History, Distributions

The University of Arizona Press

Complete explication of hogan and house forms, root forms, summer structures and more make this possibly the most complete study ever made of the folk architecture of a tribal society to date.
 

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American Labor in the Southwest

The First One Hundred Years

Edited by James C. Foster
The University of Arizona Press
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Where the Strange Roads Go Down

The University of Arizona Press

Mary and Fred del Villar's desire to travel "the strange roads" of rural Mexico led to a 750-mile walk from Lake Patzcuaro to the Pacific Ocean in 1951. For three months they endured sun, scorpions, floods, and hunger, but also found warm friendship everywhere they went.

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Chronological Analysis of Tsegi Phase Sites in Northeastern Arizona

The University of Arizona Press

Papers of the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, No. 3, this book presents archaeological and chronological data on thirteen Tsegi Phase sites in the area of Tsegi Canyon in northeastern Arizona, for a comprehensive characterization of the Tsegi Phase.

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Persistent Peoples

Cultural Enclaves in Perspective

The University of Arizona Press

What constitutes a people? Persistent Peoples draws on enduring groups from around the world to identify and analyze the phenomenon of cultural enclavement. While race, homeland, or language are often considered to be determining factors, the authors of these original articles demonstrate a more basic common denominator: a continuity of common identity in resistance to absorption by a dominant surrounding culture.

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Piman Shamanism and Staying Sickness (Ká:cim Múmkidag)

The University of Arizona Press

This definitive study of shamanic theory and practice was developed through a four-person collaboration: three Tohono O’odham Indians—a shaman, a translator, and a trained linguist—and a non-Indian explicator. It provides an in-depth examination of the Piman philosophy of sickness as well as an introduction to the world view of an entire people.

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The Origin and Development of the Pueblo Katsina Cult

The University of Arizona Press

Examines the concept of the katsina and the religion that developed around it, focusing on what makes katsinas unique, why the concept was developed, and what adaptive value it had for prehistoric Pueblo culture.

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Staking Claim

Settler Colonialism and Racialization in Hawai'i

The University of Arizona Press

Staking Claim analyzes Hawai‘i at the crossroads of competing claims for identity, belonging, and political status. Judy Rohrer argues that the dual settler colonial processes of racializing native Hawaiians (erasing their indigeneity), and indigenizing non-Hawaiians, enable the staking of non-Hawaiian claims to Hawai‘i.

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Mars

The Pristine Beauty of the Red Planet

The University of Arizona Press

Through vivid and beautiful never-before-seen images, this book uncovers the incredible beauty and diversity of Mars.

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