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Mars

The Pristine Beauty of the Red Planet

The 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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Death Valley

Painted Light

The 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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The Sonoran Desert

A Literary Field Guide

Illustrated by Paul Mirocha; Edited by Eric Magrane and Christopher Cokinos
The 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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Earth and Mars

A Reflection

The University of Arizona Press
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Baja California Missions

In the Footsteps of the Padres

The University of Arizona Press

A stunning photographic tour of the eight remaining colonial missions in Baja California.

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Women and Ledger Art

Four Contemporary Native American Artists

The University of Arizona Press

In-depth look at the work and historical context of four contemporary female ledger artists.

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Maguey Journey

The University of Arizona Press

Maguey, a term given to both the agave plant and the fibers extracted from its leaves, can be spun into fine cords used to create colorful textiles from net bags to equestrian gear. In this fascinating book, Kathryn Rousso, an accomplished textile artist, takes a detailed look at the state of maguey culture, use, and trade in Guatemala.

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Controlling the Past, Owning the Future

The University of Arizona Press

Contributors to this volume examine the political uses--and misuses--of archaeology in the Middle East using a variety of case studies, including the Taliban's destruction of Buddhas in Afghanistan, the commercialization of archaeology in Israel, the training of Egyptian archaeology inspectors, and the debate over Turkish identity sparked by the film Troy, among other provocative subjects.

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Pottery Economics in Mesoamerica

The University of Arizona Press

Pottery is one of the most important classes of artifacts available to archaeologists and anthropologists. Every year, volumes of data are generated detailing ceramic production, distribution, and consumption. How these data can be interpreted in relation to the social and cultural framework of prehistoric societies in Mesoamerica is the ...

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Husk of Time

The University of Arizona Press

Photographer and filmmaker Victor Masayesva, Jr., was raised in the Hopi village of Hotevilla and was educated at the Horace Mann School in New York, Princeton University, and the University of Arizona. His immersion in photographic experimentation embraces a projection of stories and symbols, natural objects, and locations both at Hopi ...

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