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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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Pushing Our Limits

Insights from Biosphere 2

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A fresh look at one of the most important experiments of the twentieth century and what it continues to teach us.

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Betrayal at the Buffalo Ranch

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A Sadie Walela Mystery

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American Indian Medicine Ways

Spiritual Power, Prophets, and Healing

University of Arizona Press

This groundbreaking collection provides fascinating stories of wisdom, spiritual power, and forces within tribal communities that have influenced the past and may influence the future. Through discussions of omens, prophecies, war, peace, ceremony, ritual, and cultural items such as masks, prayer sticks, sweat lodges, and peyote, this volume offers examples of the ways in which Native American beliefs in spirits have been and remain a fundamental aspect of history and culture.

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Cuba, Hot and Cold

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The King of Lighting Fixtures

Stories

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Mars

The Pristine Beauty of the Red Planet

University of Arizona Press

Through vivid and beautiful never-before-seen images, this book uncovers the incredible beauty and diversity of Mars.

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The U.S.-Mexico Transborder Region

Cultural Dynamics and Historical Interactions

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Long Stories Cut Short

Fictions from the Borderlands

University of Arizona Press

Art and bilingual prose illuminate hidden lives.

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All They Will Call You

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All They Will Call You is the harrowing account of “the worst airplane disaster in California’s history,” the 28 unnamed Mexican lives it claimed, and the Woodie Guthrie anthem it inspired.

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Nobody Rich or Famous

A Family Memoir

University of Arizona Press

Lyrical literary memior by an acclaimed poet captures life, poverty, and family in the American West during the 1930s and 1940s.

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Ancient Plants and People

Contemporary Trends in Archaeobotany

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Dodger Blue Will Fill Your Soul

University of Arizona Press

A collection of short stories from the skirt edge of Latino Los Angeles, revealing the space between stereotypes.

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Staking Claim

Settler Colonialism and Racialization in Hawai'i

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In Divided Unity

Haudenosaunee Reclamation at Grand River

University of Arizona Press

In February 2006, the Six Nations community of Caledonia, Ontario, occupied a 132-acre construction site, reigniting a 200-year struggle to reclaim land and rights in the Grand River region. Framed by intersecting themes of knowledge production, political resurgence, and the contributions of Haudenosaunee women, In Divided Unity provides a model for critical Indigenous theory that remains grounded in community-based concerns and actions.

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Stand Up and Fight

Participatory Indigenismo, Populism, and Mobilization in Mexico, 1970–1984

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Capture These Indians for the Lord

Indians, Methodists, and Oklahomans, 1844-1939

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Ethnobiology for the Future

Linking Cultural and Ecological Diversity

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Death Valley

Painted Light

University of Arizona Press

Death Valley: Painted Light is a book unlike any other about a landscape whose topographic relief and sheer beauty are unforgettable.

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Asegi Stories

Cherokee Queer and Two-Spirit Memory

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A Tale of Three Villages

Indigenous-Colonial Interactions in Southwestern Alaska, 1740–1950

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Weaving the Boundary

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Evocative, haunting, and ultimately hopeful, this collection explores personal and collective memory through lenses of human loss, desire, violence, and love.

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Indigenous Pop

Native American Music from Jazz to Hip Hop

University of Arizona Press

Indigenous Pop vividly addresses the importance of Native musicians and popular musical genres, establishing their origins and discussing what they represent.

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The Sonoran Desert

A Literary Field Guide

Illustrated by Paul Mirocha; Edited by Eric Magrane and Christopher Cokinos
University of Arizona Press

The Sonoran Desert captures the stunning biodiversity of the world's most verdant desert through words and images.

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Human Spaceflight

From Mars to the Stars

University of Arizona Press

Human Spaceflight lays out a provocative future for human space travel.

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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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Anadarko

A Kiowa Country Mystery

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The Darling

University of Arizona Press

Caridad, a compulsive reader, educates herself about love and what it means to be a sentient and intelligent woman by reading classic literature written by men.

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Mapping Indigenous Presence

North Scandinavian and North American Perspectives

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Occupying Our Space

The Mestiza Rhetorics of Mexican Women Journalists and Activists, 1875–1942

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Tributaries

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Women Who Stay Behind

Pedagogies of Survival in Rural Transmigrant Mexico

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Searching for Golden Empires

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A popular account of the Spanish conquest.

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Chasing Arizona

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Wandering Time

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Fleeing a failed marriage and haunted by ghosts of his past, Luis Alberto Urrea jumped into his car several years ago and headed west.

Driving cross-country with a cat named Rest Stop, Urrea wandered the West from one year's Spring through the next. Hiking into aspen forests where leaves "shiver and tinkle like bells" and ...

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Demigods on Speedway

University of Arizona Press

Men in dinosaur suits. A Norwegian freakazoid millionaire. Cats and catharsis, somber symbols, listless lives going off the rails. Pluck, persistence, and the pursuit of happiness

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Buried in Shades of Night

Contested Voices, Indian Captivity, and the Legacy of King Philip's War

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Sinking Suspicions

University of Arizona Press

A Sadie Walela Mystery.

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Nature™ Inc.

Environmental Conservation in the Neoliberal Age

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Diné Perspectives

Revitalizing and Reclaiming Navajo Thought

Foreword by Gregory Cajete; Edited by Lloyd L. Lee
University of Arizona Press
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Yakama Rising

Indigenous Cultural Revitalization, Activism, and Healing

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Our Sacred Maíz Is Our Mother

Indigeneity and Belonging in the Americas

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Off-Trail Adventures in Baja California

Exploring Landscapes and Geology on the Gulf Shores and Islands

University of Arizona Press

Great hikes with an expert guide.

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The Red Bird All-Indian Traveling Band

University of Arizona Press

A fast-moving novel set to the soundtrack of reservation life in the 1960s.

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Universities and Indian Country

Case Studies in Tribal-Driven Research

University of Arizona Press
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Contingent Maps

Rethinking Western Women's History and the North American West

University of Arizona Press
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Indigenous Peoples, National Parks, and Protected Areas

A New Paradigm Linking Conservation, Culture, and Rights

Edited by Stan Stevens
University of Arizona Press
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Howling for Justice

New Perspectives on Leslie Marmon Silko's <i>Almanac of the Dead</i>

Edited by Rebecca Tillett
University of Arizona Press
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