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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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Governing Gifts

Faith, Charity, and the Security State

University of New Mexico Press

Ultimately the book aims to expand the parameters of what has typically been a US-centric discussion of faith-based interventions as it explores the concepts of faith, charity, security, and governance within a global perspective.

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A Most Splendid Company

The Coronado Expedition in Global Perspective

University of New Mexico Press

This magisterial volume unveils Richard and Shirley Flint's deep research into the Latin American and Spanish archives in an effort to track down the history of the participants who came north with the Coronado expedition in 1540.

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Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide, Revised and Expanded Edition

University of New Mexico Press

This classic hiking guide to Albuquerque's Sandia Mountain is completely updated with color photographs, up-to-date trail descriptions, detailed maps, additional GPS data, and modified difficulty ratings for many of the featured hikes.

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Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide Map, Revised and Expanded Edition

University of New Mexico Press

This full-color map of the mountain, printed on waterproof and tear resistant paper,has been updated to accompany the Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide, Revised and Expanded Edition.

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Reckless Steps toward Sanity

A Memoir

University of New Mexico Press

Throughout her memoir Gelt reflects upon how risk taking has shaped her relationships with and her attitudes toward men and sex, her daughter, Judaism, and her own eventual diagnosis of major depressive disorder.

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Jai Alai

A Cultural History of the Fastest Game in the World

University of New Mexico Press

Paula Morton provides a fun, concise introduction to jai alai, a fast-paced ball game with ancient roots that is admired by fans for the sport's power and spectacle.

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Land of Nuclear Enchantment

A New Mexican History of the Nuclear Weapons Industry

University of New Mexico Press

In this thoughtful social history of New Mexico's nuclear industry, Lucie Genay traces the scientific colonization of the state in the twentieth century from the points of view of the local people.

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I Am a Stranger Here Myself

University of New Mexico Press

Part history, part memoir, I Am a Stranger Here Myself taps dimensions of human yearning: the need to belong, the snarl of family history, and embracing womanhood in the patriarchal American West.

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Equal under the Sky

Georgia O’Keeffe and Twentieth-Century Feminism

University of New Mexico Press

Equal under the Sky is the first historical study of Georgia O'Keeffe's complex involvement with, and influence on, US feminism from the 1910s to the 1970s.

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Spooky Archaeology

Myth and the Science of the Past

University of New Mexico Press

By exploring the development of archaeology, this book helps us understand what archaeology is and why it matters.

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The Space-Age Presidency of John F. Kennedy

A Rare Photographic History

University of New Mexico Press

This engaging and unprecedented work captures the compelling story of John F. Kennedy's role in advancing the United States' space program, set against the Cold War with the Soviet Union.

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Technology and Tradition in Mesoamerica after the Spanish Invasion

Archaeological Perspectives

University of New Mexico Press

This impressive collection features the work of archaeologists who systematically explore the material and social consequences of new technological systems introduced after the sixteenth-century Spanish invasion in Mesoamerica.

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Ceramics of the Indigenous Cultures of South America

Studies of Production and Exchange through Compositional Analysis

University of New Mexico Press

This cohesive edited volume showcases data collected from more than seven thousand ceramic artifacts including pottery, figurines, clay pipes, and other objects from sites across South America.

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Cabañuelas

A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

In Cantú's latest novel Nena must decide where she can best be true to her entire self: in Spain with Paco or in Laredo, her home, where her job and family await her return.

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Negotiating Structural Vulnerability in Cancer Control

University of New Mexico Press

The contributors utilize insights gained from studies on cancer to extend structural vulnerability beyond its original conceptualization to encompass spatiality, temporality, and biosocial shifts in both individual and institutional arrangements.

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After Party

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

By turns funny and heartbreaking, flirtatious and frank, Blaustein never lets his aggravation or confusion overwhelm his sense of gratitude for the life he leads and those he loves.

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Ballad of a Slopsucker

Stories

University of New Mexico Press

Based in Northern California and examining a variety of themes, including love, family, and masculinity, these stories offer an important new perspective on the experiences of Latinos and Latinas in the United States and complicate ideas of nationhood, identity, and the definition of home.

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The News as Usual

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

The News as Usual showcases the work of a gifted poet who employs language at its richest.

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Shrines and Miraculous Images

Religious Life in Mexico Before the Reforma

University of New Mexico Press

William Taylor explores the use of local and regional shrines, and devotion to images of Christ and Mary, including Our Lady of Guadalupe, to get to the heart of the politics and practices of faith in Mexico before the Reforma.

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Marvels and Miracles in Late Colonial Mexico

Three Texts in Context

University of New Mexico Press

Consisting of three rare documents about miracles from this period, each accompanied by an introductory essay, this study serves as a source book and complement to the author's Shrines and Miraculous Images: Religious Life in Mexico Before the Reforma.

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The War Has Brought Peace to Mexico

World War II and the Consolidation of the Post-Revolutionary State

University of New Mexico Press

Though the war years in Mexico have attracted less attention than other periods, this book shows how the crisis atmosphere of the early 1940s played an important part in the consolidation of the post-revolutionary regime.

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Journalism, Satire, and Censorship in Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

In this collection historians, media experts, political scientists, cartoonists, and journalists reconsider censorship, state-press relations, news coverage, and readership to retell the history of Mexico's press.

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Why Should I Write a Poem Now

The Letters of Srinivas Rayaprol and William Carlos Williams, 1949-1958

Edited by Graziano Krätli; Foreword by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra; Afterword by Paul Mariani
University of New Mexico Press

Their intense epistolary relationship between Srinivas Rayaprol and William Carlos Williams, lasting almost a decade and little known up to now, is chronicled in this edition of their letters.

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Imagine a City That Remembers

The Albuquerque Rephotography Project

University of New Mexico Press

This expanded and updated collection juxtaposes historic and contemporary photographs of Albuquerque to show diverse moments in the city's history and development.

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Tides of Revolution

Information, Insurgencies, and the Crisis of Colonial Rule in Venezuela

University of New Mexico Press

This is a book about the links between politics and literacy, and about how radical ideas spread in a world without printing presses.

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Presences

A Text for Marisol, A Critical Edition

University of New Mexico Press

Now in a new edition, this beautiful, interactive collaboration is a unique work of book art in which Marisol's monumental pop-art sculptures face the blocks of Creeley's prose poems.

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Revolutionary Masculinity and Racial Inequality

Gendering War and Politics in Cuba

University of New Mexico Press

By examining the relationship between historical experiences of race and discourses of masculinity, Lucero advances understandings about how racial exclusion functioned in a supposedly raceless society.

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Aztec, Salmon, and the Puebloan Heartland of the Middle San Juan

Edited by Paul F. Reed and Gary M. Brown; Foreword by David Grant Noble
University of New Mexico Press

The contributors to this book attribute the development of Salmon and Aztec to migration and colonization by people from Chaco Canyon and that the Middle San Juan can be seen as one of the ancient Puebloan heartlands that made important contributions to contemporary Puebloan society.

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Citizens and Believers

Religion and Politics in Revolutionary Jalisco, 1900–1930

University of New Mexico Press

This book shows the centrality of religion to the making of the 1910 Mexican revolution.

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Powerful Places in the Ancient Andes

University of New Mexico Press

This book argues that a careful consideration of Andean conceptions of powerful places is critical not only to understanding Andean political and religious history but to rethinking sociological theories on landscapes more generally.

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