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The University of Arizona Press is the premier publisher of academic, regional, and literary works in the state of Arizona. They disseminate ideas and knowledge of lasting value that enrich understanding, inspire curiosity, and enlighten readers. They advance the University of Arizona’s mission by connecting scholarship and creative expression to readers worldwide.

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The Ancient Maya Marketplace

The Archaeology of Transient Space

Edited by Eleanor M. King
The University of Arizona Press

The Ancient Maya Marketplace, edited by Eleanor M. King, reviews the debate on prehispanic Maya markets. The volume’s contributors challenge the model of a non-commercialized Maya economy and offer compelling new evidence for the existence and identification of ancient marketplaces among the Maya.

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Potters and Communities of Practice

Glaze Paint and Polychrome Pottery in the American Southwest, AD 1250 to 1700

The University of Arizona Press

The contributors to this volume present results of their collaborative research into the production and distribution of these new wares, including cutting-edge chemical and petrographic analyses. They use the insights gained to reflect on the changing nature of communities of potters as they participated in the dynamic social conditions of their world.

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Senator Dennis DeConcini

From the Center of the Aisle

The University of Arizona Press

Senator Dennis DeConcini is an Arizona icon. His political memoir provides the reader with penetrating and revealing insights into the inner workings and colorful characters of Arizona politics and the United States Senate. A vigilant centrist who got results by building coalitions on both sides of the aisle, Senator DeConcini was not bound to strict party alliances but was deeply rooted in the independent political environment of Arizona.

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Local Governments and Rural Development

Comparing Lessons from Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Peru

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Earth and Mars

A Reflection

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The Quiet Extinction

Stories of North America's Rare and Threatened Plants

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For All of Humanity

Mesoamerican and Colonial Medicine in Enlightenment Guatemala

The University of Arizona Press

For All of Humanity examines the first public health campaigns in Guatemala, southern Mexico, and Central America in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It reconstructs a rich and complex picture of the ways colonial doctors, surgeons, Indigenous healers, midwives, priests, government officials, and ordinary people engaged in efforts to prevent and control epidemic disease.

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Shameful Victory

The Los Angeles Dodgers, the Red Scare, and the Hidden History of Chavez Ravine

The University of Arizona Press

Enhancing our understanding of the Mexican American experience and urban renewal in LA, Shameful Victory focuses on Chavez Ravine and the eventual building of Dodger Stadium at the expense of the community. Author John H. M. Laslett shows how urban renewal led to the eviction of Mexican Americans and the introduction of the Dodgers, placing the Chavez Ravine affair into a broader social and historical context.

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Capturing the Landscape of New Spain

Baltasar Obregón and the 1564 Ibarra Expedition

The University of Arizona Press

Rebecca A. Carte sheds new light on sixteenth-century Spanish exploration and mining expansion in the borderlands of Mexico and the United States. She shows how history and geography, past and present, people and land, come together to fashion the landscape of northern New Spain.

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For All of Humanity

Mesoamerican and Colonial Medicine in Enlightenment Guatemala

The University of Arizona Press

For All of Humanity examines the first public health campaigns in Guatemala, southern Mexico, and Central America in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It reconstructs a rich and complex picture of the ways colonial doctors, surgeons, Indigenous healers, midwives, priests, government officials, and ordinary people engaged in efforts to prevent and control epidemic disease.

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Between Two Fires

A Fire History of Contemporary America

The University of Arizona Press

Between Two Fires is a story of ideas, institutions, and fires. Stephen J. Pyne tells the history of America’s fire revolution, a reaction to the decades-long policy of fire suppression touched off by the Great Fires of 1910. It is the real history of contemporary America’s management of one billion burnable acres. Pyne has once again constructed a history of record that will shape our next century of wildland fire management.

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In the Shadow of Cortés

Conversations Along the Route of Conquest

The University of Arizona Press

In the Shadow of Cortés offers a visual and cultural history of the legacy of the contact between Spaniards and indigenous civilizations of Mexico. Kathleen Ann Myers reveals how the symbolic geography of the conquest fuels a historical memory of colonialism that continues to shape lives today.

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Anadarko

A Kiowa Country Mystery

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Lithic Analysis and Cultural Inference

A Paleo-Indian Case

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Papago Indians at Work

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Marobavi

A Study of an Assimilated Group in Northern Sonora

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The Hodges Ruin

A Hohokam Community in the Tucson Basin

The University of Arizona Press
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Cocopa Ethnography

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The Albuquerque Navajos

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Broken K Pueblo

Prehistoric Social Organization in the American Southwest

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Fort Bowie Material Culture

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Mexican Macaws

Comparative Osteology and Survey of Remains from the Southwest

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