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Agrarian Conflict, Market Logic, and Conservation in a Mexican Forest
New Light on a Classic Problem of Kinship Analysis
Research, Environmental Planning, and Management for Collaborative Conservation
A Story of Conquest, Renewal, and Race in the Making
The Early Second Homes of Colorado, 1880–1940
Soldiers and Military Caciques in Modern Mexico
Regionalism and the Modern American West
Lives Entwined in a Desert Garden
Toward a Hemispheric Approach
Regulating Indian Domestic Service in Tucson, 1914–1934
Knowledge and Stewardship Among the Tlicho Dene
For the Tlicho Dene, Indigenous peoples of Canada's Northwest Territories, stories from the past unfold as experiences in the present, so unfolds a philosophy for the future. This book vividly shows how Indigenous knowledge is produced and rooted in the land.
Advances in Research and Conservation
Traditional Indigenous Rites of Birthing and Healing
The book explores Indigenous medicine across North America, with a special emphasis on how Indigenous knowledge has endured and persisted among peoples with a legacy to Mexico.
Writings from Spanish America on the US, 1800 to the Present
Editors John J. Hassett and Braulio Muñoz present a collection of writings that provides a look into the ways in which Spanish America has viewed its northern neighbor over the past two centuries.
A Mexican Immigrant's Story of Endurance
In I Don’t Cry, But I Remember, Joyce Lackie shares with us an intimate portrait of Viviana Salgeuro’s life. Based on hours of recorded conversations, Lackie skillfully translates the interviews into an engaging, revealing narrative that details the migrant experience from a woman’s point of view and fills a gap in our history by examining the role of women of color in the American Southwest.
New and Selected Poems
Cell Traffic presents new poems and uncollected prose poetry along with selected work from award-winning poet Heid Erdrich’s three previous poetry collections. Erdrich’s new work reflects her continuing concerns with the tensions between science and tradition, between spirit and body. She finds surprising common ground while exploring indigenous experience in multifaceted ways: personal, familial, biological, and cultural.
In this soulful collection of short stories, Arroyo shows us internal and external conflicts that are deeply rooted in—and affected by—place. A bodega, a university town, a factory, a Chicago street, some dusty potato fields: here is where we encounter ordinary people who work, dream, love, and persist in the face of violence, bereavement, disappointment, and loss—particularly the loss of mothers, fathers, and loved ones.
Global Processes, Local Places
This volume brings together ethnographically based anthropological analyses of shifting meanings and representations associated with the foods, ingredients, and cooking practices that of marginalized and/or indigenous cultures. Contributors are particularly interested in how these foods intersect with politics, nationhood and governance, identity, authenticity, and conservation.
Growing Up on a Mississippi Subsistence Farm
To ensure that the world of Jimmye Hillman’s childhood in Greene County, Mississippi during the Great Depression doesn’t slip away, he has gathered together accounts of his family and the other people of Old Washington village. More than just childhood memories and a family saga, though, this book serves as a snapshot of the natural, historical, and linguistic details of the time and place. It is a remarkable record of Southern life.
The Archaeology of Plantation Peonage in Nineteenth-Century Yucatán
Drawing on a dozen years of archaeological and historical investigation, Allan Meyers breaks new ground in the study of Yucatán haciendas. He presents original data and fresh interpretations on settlement organization, social stratification, and spatial relationships.
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