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A Natural History
The saguaro, with its great size and characteristic shape, has become the emblem of the Sonoran Desert of southwestern Arizona and northwestern Mexico. This book offers a complete natural history of this enduring cactus, the largest and tallest in the United States. From its role in Sonoran Desert ecology, to its adaptations to the desert climate, to its sacred place in Indigenous culture, this book offers a definitive source on a distinguished desert plant.
How Ignoring Inconvenient Science Drained the Colorado River
Children of Mexican Immigrants Navigating U.S. Society, Laws, and Politics
Testimonios on Violence
The Embodiment of Risk Along the U.S.-México Line
Biotechnology, Sustainability, and the Human Cost of Cotton Capitalism in India
Travel and the Ethics of Research in the Global South
Policy, Activism, and Indigenous Identities on the U.S.-Mexico Border
Colonial Indigenous Intellectuals and the Question of Critical Race Theory
Constellations of Learning Across Time and Place
Revisiting a Pictorial Past, 1900s–1950s
Friendship and Civil Society in Northern New Spain
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