University Press of Colorado

Founded in 1965, the University Press of Colorado is a nonprofit cooperative publishing enterprise supported, in part, by Adams State University, Colorado State University, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University of Denver, University of Colorado, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University, and Western Colorado University.

In 2012, University Press of Colorado merged with Utah State University Press, which was established in 1972. USU Press titles are managed as an active imprint of University Press of Colorado, and they maintain offices in both Louisville, Colorado, and Logan, Utah.

The University Press of Colorado, including the Utah State University Press imprint, publishes forty to forty-five new titles each year, with the goal of facilitating communication among scholars and providing the peoples of the state and region with a fair assessment of their histories, cultures, and resources.

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Archaeological Approaches to Market Exchange in Ancient Societies

University Press of Colorado

Ancient market activities are dynamic in the economies of most ancient states, yet they have received little research from the archaeological community. Archaeological Approaches to Market Exchange in Ancient Societies is the first book to address the development, change, and organizational complexity of ancient markets from a comparative archaeological perspective.

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Thiefing a Chance

Factory Work, Illicit Labor, and Neoliberal Subjectivities in Trinidad

University Press of Colorado
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Ancient Tollan

Tula and the Toltec Heartland

University Press of Colorado
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In the Realm of Nachan Kan

Postclassic Maya Archaeology at Laguna De On, Belize

University Press of Colorado

i>In the Realm of Nachan Kan</i> opens a window on Postclassic Maya patterns of cultural development and organization through a close examination of the small rural island of Laguna de On, a location that was distant from the governing political centers of the day.

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Elusive Unity

Factionalism and the Limits of Identity Politics in Yucatán, Mexico

University Press of Colorado

In Elusive Unity, Armstrong-Fumero examines early twentieth-century peasant politics and twenty-first-century indigenous politics in the rural Oriente region of Yucatán.

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Sacred Darkness

A Global Perspective on the Ritual Use of Caves

Edited by Holley Moyes
University Press of Colorado

. In Sacred Darkness, contributors use archaeological evidence as well as ethnographic studies of modern ritual practices to envision the cave as place of spiritual and ideological power that emerges as a potent venue for ritual practice.

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Frontiers in Colorado Paleoindian Archaeology

From the Dent Site to the Rocky Mountains

University Press of Colorado

As the Ice Age waned, Clovis hunter-gatherers began to explore and colonize the area now known as Colorado. Their descendents and later Paleoindian migrants spread throughout Colorado's plains and mountains, adapting to diverse landforms and the changing climate. In this new volume, Robert H. Brunswig and Bonnie L. Pitblado assemble experts in archaeology, paleoecology-climatology, and paleofaunal analysis to share new discoveries about these ancient people of Colorado

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Gambling Debt

Iceland's Rise and Fall in the Global Economy

University Press of Colorado
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No One Ailing Except a Physician

Medicine in the Mining West, 1848-1919

University Press of Colorado

No One Ailing Except a Physician takes readers back to those free-wheeling days in the mining towns and the dark recesses of the mines themselves, a time when illness or injury was usually survived more due to sheer luck than the interventions of medicine.

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