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A Fire Survey
The influx of Spanish, Russian, and then American colonists into Alta California between 1769 and 1834 challenged both Native and non-Native people to reimagine communities not only in different places and spaces but also in novel forms and practices. The contributors to this volume draw on archaeological and historical archival sources to analyze the generative processes and nature of communities of belonging in the face of rapid demographic change and perceived or enforced difference.
Raymond L. Telles of El Paso and the Origins of Latino Political Power
Politician Raymond L. Telles was the first Mexican American mayor of a major U.S. city and the first Mexican American U.S. ambassador. Mario T. García’s updated biography of the ambitious, distinguished, and talented Telles brings the Chicano struggle for political representation to a new generation of readers.
Race, Identity, and Land Use in Southern California, 1771–1890
Morelos After Zapata, 1920–1940
Trust Lands and Power on the Feather River
Upstream relates the history behind the nation’s largest state-built water and power conveyance system, California’s State Water Project, with a focus on Indigenous perspectives. Author Beth Rose Middleton Manning illustrates how Indigenous history should inform contemporary conservation measures. She uses a multidisciplinary and multitemporal approach and offers a vision of policy reform that will lead to improved Indigenous futures around the U.S.
Revolutionaries, Radicals, and Repression During the Global Sixties and Subversive Seventies
Or, the Persistence of Pop
Radical Achievements of the Landless Workers Movement
The Southwest North American Region Since 1540
Epistemology, Diaspora, and the Construction of Yoeme Identity
Violence and Migration on the U.S.-Mexico Border
Indigenous Women Challenging World Politics
Indigenous women strategically use international norms to shape legal authority locally, defying Western practices of authority as they build what the author calls vernacular sovereignties.
Crafting the Status, Skill, and Identity of Flintknappers
Destabilizing the Indigenous Other in Mexico
The Archaeology of Wealth Differences
Race, Citizenship, and Social Control
Indigenous Informants and American Anthropologists
In this provocative new book, Margaret M. Bruchac, an Indigenous anthropologist, turns the word savage on its head. Savage Kin explores the nature of the relationships between Indigenous informants such as Gladys Tantaquidgeon (Mohegan), Jesse Cornplanter (Seneca), and George Hunt (Tlingit), and early twentieth-century anthropological collectors such as Frank Speck, Arthur C. Parker, William N. Fenton, and Franz Boas.
Andean Lives in Colonial Ecuador’s Textile Economy
The Making of the Borderlands Between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay
Mexican Feminist, 1853–1928
Colorblind Comedy in the Post-racial Network Era
Cultural Resilience and Strategies for Reurbanization
Building a Postemancipation Society in the Rainforests of Western Colombia
Saga of a Legendary Border City
Language and Social Meaning in Bolivia
A Fire Survey
Insights from Biosphere 2
Exploration at the Edge of the Solar System
In Discovering Pluto, Dale P. Cruikshank and William Sheehan recount the grand story of our unfolding knowledge and exploration of Pluto, its moons, and the outer Solar System. They explain the efforts of scientists, mathematicians, and researchers over the centuries to understand the outer Solar System, leading to the discovery and detailed exploration of Pluto as the premier body in the Kuiper Belt, the so-called third zone of our Solar System.
Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World
Kaona and Contemporary Hawaiian Literature
The first extensive study of contemporary Hawaiian literature, Finding Meaning examines kaona, the practice of hiding and finding meaning, for its profound connectivity. Through kaona, author Brandy Nalani McDougall affirms the tremendous power of Indigenous stories and genealogies to give lasting meaning to decolonization movements.
A Natural History of the Mojave Desert provides a lively and informed guide to understanding how life has adapted to the hidden riverbeds, huge salt flats, tiny wetlands, and windswept hills that characterize this iconic desert.
The Mattocks Site of Southwestern New Mexico
Bioarchaeology of Maya Life, Death, and Identity at Classic Period Yaxuná
The Origins and Sources of a Mexican National Symbol, 1531–1797
Contesting Colonialism Across Indigenous Nations and Latinx America
Integrating Science and Community in Prince William Sound
Reconstructing the Life and Death of a Maya Ruler
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