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The University of Arizona Press is the premier publisher of academic, regional, and literary works in the state of Arizona. They disseminate ideas and knowledge of lasting value that enrich understanding, inspire curiosity, and enlighten readers. They advance the University of Arizona’s mission by connecting scholarship and creative expression to readers worldwide.

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The Other Latin@

The University of Arizona Press

A diverse collection of essays written by some of the best emerging and established contemporary writers of Latin origin to help answer the question: How can we treat U.S. Latina and Latino literature as a definable whole while acknowledging the many shifting identities within their cultures?

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Cooking the Wild Southwest

The University of Arizona Press

With this update to the classic Tumbleweed Gourmet, master cook Carolyn Niethammer opens a window on the incredible bounty of the southwestern deserts and offers recipes to help you bring these plants to your table.

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State Healthcare and Yanomami Transformations

The University of Arizona Press

A symmetrical anthropology that places the study of culture and cosmology squarely within the context of the modern nation-state and its institutions. Kelly explores Indian-white relations as seen through the operation of a state-run health system among the indigenous Yanomami of southern Venezuela.

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The Big Empty

The University of Arizona Press

This narrative shows that even though Great Plains history is fraught with personal and group tensions, violence, and distress, the twentieth century also brought about compelling social, economic, and political change.

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Rascuache Lawyer

The University of Arizona Press

Alfredo Mirandé, a sociology professor, Stanford Law graduate, and part-time pro bono attorney, represents clients who are rascuache--a Spanish word for "poor" or even "wretched"--and on the margins of society.

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Revolutionary Parks

The University of Arizona Press

Revolutionary Parks tells the surprising story of how forty national parks were created in Mexico during the latter stages of the first social revolution of the twentieth century.

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Winning Their Place

The University of Arizona Press

This landmark book chronicles for the first time the participation of Arizona women in the state's early politics. Incorporating impressive original research, Winning Their Place traces the roots of the political participation of women from the territorial period to after World War II.

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Calexico

The University of Arizona Press

A "sleepy crossroads that exists at a global flashpoint," Calexico serves as the reference point for veteran journalist Peter Laufer's chronicle of day-to-day life on the border. This wide-ranging, interview-driven book finds Laufer and travel companion/photographer on a weeklong road trip through the Imperial Valley and other border locales, engaging in earnest and revealing conversations with the people they meet along the way.

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From This Wicked Patch of Dust

The University of Arizona Press

Spanning four decades, this is a story of a family's struggle to become American and yet not be pulled apart by a maelstrom of cultural forces.

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The Big Empty

The University of Arizona Press

This narrative shows that even though Great Plains history is fraught with personal and group tensions, violence, and distress, the twentieth century also brought about compelling social, economic, and political change.

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