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The University of Arizona Press, founded in 1959 as a department of the University of Arizona, is a nonprofit publisher of scholarly and regional books. As a delegate of the University of Arizona to the larger world, the Press publishes the work of scholars wherever they may be, concentrating upon scholarship that reflects the special strengths of the University of Arizona, Arizona State University, and Northern Arizona University.

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Walking the Clouds

An Anthology of Indigenous Science Fiction

Edited by Grace L. Dillon
University of Arizona Press

A groundbreaking anthology of indigenous science fiction.

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Exploring Mars

Chronicles from a Decade of Discovery

University of Arizona Press

The former NASA director of Mars missions recounts the failures and triumphs of exploring Mars, weaving a compelling story of both the political and scientific challenges surrounding the Red Planet.

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Latino Los Angeles

University of Arizona Press

As the twenth-first century begins, Latinas/os represent 45 percent of the residents of Los Angeles County, making them the largest racial/ethnic group in the region. At the same time, the shift from manufacturing to a service-based economy in the area has contributed to a decline in good-paying jobs, significantly impacting working ...

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Death and Dying in Colonial Spanish America

University of Arizona Press

The essays in this volume explore the intersections of cultures through recent scholarship related to death and dying in colonial Spanish America.

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Women and Knowledge in Mesoamerica

From East L.A. to Anahuac

University of Arizona Press

Paloma Martinez-Cruz argues that the medicine traditions of Mesoamerican women constitute a hemispheric intellectual lineage that continues to thrive despite the legacy of colonization.

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Aconcagua

University of Arizona Press

Joy Logan explores the many impacts of mountaineering's "discovery" of Aconcagua including its effect on how local indigenous history is understood.

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From Beneath the Volcano

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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Native American Performance and Representation

Edited by S. E. Wilmer
University of Arizona Press

An important addition to the new and growing field of Native performance, Wilmer's book cuts across disciplines and areas of study in a way no other book in the field does. It will appeal not only to those interested in Native American studies but also to those concerned with women's and gender studies, literary and film studies, and cultural studies.

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Earth Wisdom

University of Arizona Press

In the world of book publishing, this volume from a traditional Chumash woman elder is a first. It puts a 20th (and 21st) century face, name, identity, humanity, personality, and living voice on the term Chumash.

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Immigration Law and the U.S.–Mexico Border

University of Arizona Press

In clear, reasonable prose, Johnson and Trujillo explore the long history of discrimination against US citizens of Mexican ancestry in the United States and the current movement against "illegal aliens."

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