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From Beneath the Volcano

The University of Arizona Press

In this collection of fascinating and revealing oral histories, Gorkin and Pineda portray the personal and social lives of Luis and his family, who for the past eighteen years have been working to rebuild their lives in their new community beneath the Guazapa volcano.

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Ideologies in Archaeology

The University of Arizona Press

Contributors to this volume focus on elements of life in past societies that "went without saying" and that concealed different forms of power as obvious and unquestionable.

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Mexico, Nation in Transit

The University of Arizona Press

Exploring representations of migration in literature, film, and music produced in the past twenty years, Christina Sisk argues that Mexico is imagined as a nation that exists outside of its territorial borders and into the United States.

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Smugglers, Brothels, and Twine

The University of Arizona Press

A historical perspective, from Mesoamerican counterfeits of cacao beans used as currency to cattle rustling to human trafficking; from Canada's and Mexico's different approaches to the illegality of liquor in the United States during Prohibition to contemporary case studies of the transnational movement of people, crime, narcotics, vice, and even ideas.

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Poetry from the Indigenous Americas

The University of Arizona Press

Anthology of Indigenous poetry from the Americas.

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Sovereign Erotics

A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature

The University of Arizona Press

Anthology of Native American Two-Spirit (gay, lesbian, transgender, queer) literature.

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The Archaeology of Native-Lived Colonialism

The University of Arizona Press

This book examines how communities from three aboriginal nations in what is now southwestern On-tario negotiated the changes that accompanied the arrival of Europeans and maintained a cultural continuity with their pasts that has been too often overlooked in conventional "master narrative" histories of contact.

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Codex Chimalpopoca

Edited by John Bierhorst
The University of Arizona Press

A transcription of the Nahuatl text, keyed to the translation, and a linguistic apparatus to help elucidate it.

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A Common Humanity

The University of Arizona Press

This is the first book to examine immigrant aid groups from the inside. Author Lane Van Ham spent more than three years observing the groups and many hours in discussions and interviews.

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The Other Latin@

The University of Arizona Press

A diverse collection of essays written by some of the best emerging and established contemporary writers of Latin origin to help answer the question: How can we treat U.S. Latina and Latino literature as a definable whole while acknowledging the many shifting identities within their cultures?

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Cooking the Wild Southwest

The University of Arizona Press

With this update to the classic Tumbleweed Gourmet, master cook Carolyn Niethammer opens a window on the incredible bounty of the southwestern deserts and offers recipes to help you bring these plants to your table.

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State Healthcare and Yanomami Transformations

The University of Arizona Press

A symmetrical anthropology that places the study of culture and cosmology squarely within the context of the modern nation-state and its institutions. Kelly explores Indian-white relations as seen through the operation of a state-run health system among the indigenous Yanomami of southern Venezuela.

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The Big Empty

The University of Arizona Press

This narrative shows that even though Great Plains history is fraught with personal and group tensions, violence, and distress, the twentieth century also brought about compelling social, economic, and political change.

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Rascuache Lawyer

The University of Arizona Press

Alfredo Mirandé, a sociology professor, Stanford Law graduate, and part-time pro bono attorney, represents clients who are rascuache--a Spanish word for "poor" or even "wretched"--and on the margins of society.

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Revolutionary Parks

The University of Arizona Press

Revolutionary Parks tells the surprising story of how forty national parks were created in Mexico during the latter stages of the first social revolution of the twentieth century.

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Winning Their Place

The University of Arizona Press

This landmark book chronicles for the first time the participation of Arizona women in the state's early politics. Incorporating impressive original research, Winning Their Place traces the roots of the political participation of women from the territorial period to after World War II.

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Calexico

The University of Arizona Press

A "sleepy crossroads that exists at a global flashpoint," Calexico serves as the reference point for veteran journalist Peter Laufer's chronicle of day-to-day life on the border. This wide-ranging, interview-driven book finds Laufer and travel companion/photographer on a weeklong road trip through the Imperial Valley and other border locales, engaging in earnest and revealing conversations with the people they meet along the way.

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From This Wicked Patch of Dust

The University of Arizona Press

Spanning four decades, this is a story of a family's struggle to become American and yet not be pulled apart by a maelstrom of cultural forces.

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The Big Empty

The University of Arizona Press

This narrative shows that even though Great Plains history is fraught with personal and group tensions, violence, and distress, the twentieth century also brought about compelling social, economic, and political change.

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Mario Vargas Llosa

The University of Arizona Press

An entirely new understanding of the relation between Vargas Llosa's political thought and his literary oeuvre.

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