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Established in 1929, the University of New Mexico Press publishes creative works and scholarship in several disciplines, including anthropology, archaeology, indigenous studies, Native studies, Latin American studies, art, architecture, and the history, literature, ecology, and cultures of the American West. UNM Press is the largest publisher in New Mexico and seeks to represent the culture, history, and stories of the Southwest.

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Gangs of the El Paso–Juárez Borderland

A History

University of New Mexico Press

This thought-provoking book examines gang history in the region encompassing West Texas, Southern New Mexico, and Northern Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Momentous Inconclusions

The Life and Work of Larry Eigner

University of New Mexico Press

The essays in this collection examine the breadth of Eigner's interests and influence, considering issues pertaining to ecopoetics, race and ethnicity, disability, technology, media, soundscapes, phenomenology, and popular culture.

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Colonial Kinship

Guaraní, Spaniards, and Africans in Paraguay

University of New Mexico Press

In Colonial Kinship: Guaraní, Spaniards, and Africans in Paraguay, historian Shawn Michael Austin traces the history of conquest and colonization in Paraguay during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

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Richard S. Buswell

Fifty Years of Photography

University of New Mexico Press

The photographs in Richard S. Buswell: Fifty Years of Photography illustrate the range and variety of his work from his earliest days to his most recent projects.

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Joaquín Ortega

Forging Pan-Americanism at the University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

In this important work Russ Davidson presents the first biography of Joaquín Ortega, introducing readers to Ortega's life and work at the University of New Mexico as well as his close relationship with then UNM president James Zimmerman and other major figures.

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Yours Presently

The Selected Letters of John Wieners

Edited by Michael Seth Stewart; Preface by Eileen Myles
University of New Mexico Press

The letters collected in this volume are greatly enhanced by Eileen Myles's preface and Stewart's thorough introduction, notes, and brief bios of the poets, writers, artists, and editors with whom Wieners corresponded.

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Postmodernism of Resistance in Roberto Bolaño’s Fiction and Poetry

University of New Mexico Press

Postmodernism of Resistance in Roberto Bolaño's Fiction and Poetry examines the ways in which Bolaño employs a type of literary aesthetics that subverts traits traditionally associated with postmodernism.

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The Whistleblower

Rooting for the Ref in the High-Stakes World of College Basketball

University of New Mexico Press

In this vivid portrait of one consummate professional at the top of his game, Katz pulls off an unbelievable feat in The Whistleblower--readers actually come to root for the ref.

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The Conquest of the Desert

Argentina’s Indigenous Peoples and the Battle for History

University of New Mexico Press

This collection explores issues of settler colonialism, Indigenous-state relations, genocide, borderlands, and Indigenous cultures and land rights through essays that reexamine one of Argentina's most important historical periods.

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The Journal of James A. Brush

The Expedition and Military Operations of General Don Francisco Xavier Mina in Mexico, 1816–1817

University of New Mexico Press

Editors Karen Racine and Graham Lloyd provide extensive insight into the Mina expedition during the revolution of Mexican independence as captured in the journal of James A. Brush.

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Untangling a Red, White, and Black Heritage

A Personal History of the Allotment Era

University of New Mexico Press

Examining the legacy of racial mixing in Indian Territory through the land and lives of two families, one of Cherokee Freedman descent and one of Muscogee Creek heritage, Darnella Davis's memoir writes a new chapter in the history of racial mixing on the frontier.

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