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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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Miles to Go

An African Family in Search of America along Route 66

University of New Mexico Press

Miles to Go is the story of a family from Africa in search of authentic America along the country's most famous highway, Route 66.

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A Cross and a Star

Memoirs of a Jewish Girl in Chile

University of New Mexico Press

In this classic memoir which explores the Nazi presence in the south of Chile after the war, Marjorie Agosín writes in the voice of her mother, Frida, who grew up as the daughter of European Jewish immigrants in Chile in the World War II era.

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The Abolitionist’s Journal

Memories of an American Antislavery Family

University of New Mexico Press, High Road Books

The author raises questions about why the fervent commitment to the emancipation of African Americans was nearly forgotten by his family, exploring the racial attitudes in the author's upbringing and the ingrained racism that still plagues our nation today.

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Chino and the Dance of the Butterfly

A Memoir

University of New Mexico Press

Renowned Korean American modern-dance choreographer Dana Tai Soon Burgess shares his deeply personal hyphenated world and how his multifaceted background drives his prolific art-making in Chino and the Dance of the Butterfly.

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The Empty Bowl

Poems of the Holocaust and After

By Judith H. Sherman; Foreword by Arthur Kleinman; Afterword by Ilana Gelb
University of New Mexico Press

In The Empty Bowl: Poems of the Holocaust and After, Holocaust survivor Judith H. Sherman strives to make art from trauma.

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Girl Flees Circus

A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

Girl Flees Circus takes flight the moment Katie crashes to earth, promising a journey into the lives of a glamorous, redheaded stranger and the people she will change forever.

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Good Naked

How to Write More, Write Better, and Be Happier. Revised and Expanded Edition.

University of New Mexico Press

Cole offers more stories, strategies, tips on craft, and exercises to serve new and seasoned writers from the first draft to the final edit.

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Reflections through the Convex Mirror of Time / Reflexiones tras el Espejo Convexo del Tiempo

Poems in Remembrance of the Spanish Civil War / Poemas en Recuerdo de la Guerra Civil Española

By E.A. Mares; Prologue by Enrique R. Lamadrid; Introduction by Fernando Martín Pescador; Epilogue by Susana Rivera
University of New Mexico Press

In this poignant bilingual collection, preeminent New Mexican poet E. A. "Tony" Mares posthumously shares his passionate journey into the broken heart and glimmering shadows of the Spanish Civil War, whose shock waves still resonate with the political upheavals of our own times.

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The Gospel of Wildflowers and Weeds

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

The poems in The Gospel of Wildflowers and Weeds expand the sacred within a baroque, magical-realist poetics that immerses itself in the flora and fauna of the Caribbean and the region's complex interplay of African, Judeo-Christian, and Taíno (Arawak) cultures.

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A Serpentine Gesture

John Ashbery's Poetry and Phenomenology

University of New Mexico Press

In "A Serpentine Gesture": John Ashbery's Poetry and Phenomenology Elisabeth W. Joyce examines John Ashbery's poetry through the lens of Maurice Merleau-Ponty's conception of phenomenology.

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New Mexico's Moses

Reies López Tijerina and the Religious Origins of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement

University of New Mexico Press

In New Mexico's Moses, Ramón A. Gutiérrez dives deeply into Reies López Tijerina's religious formation during the 1940s and 1950s, illustrating how his Pentecostal foundation remained an integral part of his psyche even as he migrated toward social-movement politics.

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Jesuits and Race

A Global History of Continuity and Change, 1530-2020

University of New Mexico Press

Jesuits and Race examines the role that the Society of Jesus played in shaping Western understandings about race and explores the impact the Order had on the lives and societies of non-European peoples throughout history.

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