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Established in 1950, the University of Texas Press produces approximately one hundred new books each year and has over 3000 books in print. Their areas of scholarly concentration include American studies, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art, classics, film and media studies, food studies and cookbooks, history, Jewish studies, Latin American and pre-Columbian studies, Latinx studies, Middle Eastern studies, music, nature and environment, photography, and Texas and the Southwest. In addition, UT Press publishes books of general interest for a wider audience on a variety of subjects, including history, current affairs, the visual arts, music, and food, among others, as well as books on the history, culture, arts, and natural history of Texas.

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I Am My Own Path

Selected Writings of Julia de Burgos

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Ancient Maya Teeth

Dental Modification, Cosmology, and Social Identity in Mesoamerica

A study of Maya dental modification from archaeological sites spanning three millennia.

  • Publication year: 2024
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France and Algeria

A History of Decolonization and Transformation

An examination of the complicated history between France and Algeria since the latter’s independence.

  • Publication year: 2024
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Building Antebellum New Orleans

Free People of Color and Their Influence

A significant and deeply researched examination of the free nineteenth-century Black developers who transformed the cultural and architectural legacy of New Orleans.

  • Publication year: 2021
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Mesquite Pods to Mezcal

10,000 Years of Oaxacan Cuisines

New case studies documenting ten thousand years of cuisines across the cultures of Oaxaca, Mexico, from the earliest gathered plants, such as guajes, to the contemporary production of tejate and its health implications.

  • Publication year: 2024
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Houston and the Permanence of Segregation

An Afropessimist Approach to Urban History

A history of racism and segregation in twentieth-century Houston and beyond.

  • Publication year: 2024
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Paid to Care

Domestic Workers in Contemporary Latin American Culture

An insight into the struggles of paid domestic workers in Latin America through an exploration of films, texts, and digital media produced since the 1980s in collaboration with them or inspired by their experiences.

  • Publication year: 2023
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Imagining the Method

Reception, Identity, and American Screen Performance

A revisionist history of Method acting that connects the popular reception of “methodness” to entrenched understandings of screen performance still dominating American film discourse today.

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A Body of One's Own

A Trans History of Argentina

A history of Argentina that examines how trans bodies were understood, policed, and shaped in a country that banned medically assisted gender affirmation practices and punished trans lives.

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The History of a Periphery

Spanish Colonial Cartography from Colombia's Pacific Lowlands

An exploration of Colombian maps in New Granada.

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Voices in Aerosol

Youth Culture, Institutional Attunement, and Graffiti in Urban Mexico

How a city government in central Mexico evolved from waging war on graffiti in the early 2000s to sanctioning its creation a decade later, and how youth navigated these changing conditions for producing art.

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Emergent Quilombos

Black Life and Hip-Hop in Brazil

How disenfranchised Black Brazilians use hip-hop to reinvigorate the Black radical tradition.

  • Publication year: 2023
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