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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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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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Tactics of Hope in Latinx Children's and Young Adult Literature

University of New Mexico Press

Using Gloria Anzaldúa's theories of conocimiento as a critical lens, the authors examine several literary works including Side by Side / Lado a lado; They Call Me Güero; Land of the Cranes; Efrén Divided; and Gabi, a Girl in Pieces.

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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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Colorado Family Outdoor Adventure

An All-Ages Guide to Hiking, Camping, and Getting Outside

University of New Mexico Press

Colorado Family Outdoor Adventure is the definitive guide for families of all ages to experiencing the natural splendors of Colorado.

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I Got Mine

Confessions of a Midlist Writer

University of New Mexico Press, High Road Books

I Got Mine: Confessions of a Midlist Writer is the memoir of Nichols's extraordinary life, as seen through the lens of his writing.

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Graciela

One Woman's Story of War, Survival, and Perseverance in the Peruvian Andes

University of New Mexico Press

Graciela chronicles the life a Quechua-speaking Indigenous woman in the remote Andean highlands during the civil war in Peru that killed seventy thousand and displaced hundreds of thousands more in the 1980s and 1990s.

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House Gods

Sustainable Buildings and Renegade Builders

University of New Mexico Press

In House Gods, Kristofic pursues the techniques of sustainable building and the philosophies of its practitioners.

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Histories of Drug Trafficking in Twentieth-Century Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

This work brings together a new generation of drug historians and new historical sources to uncover the history of the drug trade and its regulations.

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The New Death

Mortality and Death Care in the Twenty-First Century

University of New Mexico Press

The New Death brings together scholars who are intrigued by today's rapidly changing death practices and attitudes.

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From Sea-Bathing to Beach-Going

A Social History of the Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

University of New Mexico Press

In From Sea-Bathing to Beach-Going B. J. Barickman explores how a narrow ocean beachfront neighborhood and the distinctive practice of beach-going invented by its residents in the early twentieth century came to symbolize a city and a nation.

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Tucumcari Tonite!

A Story of Railroads, Route 66, and the Waning of a Western Town

University of New Mexico Press

Tucumcari Tonite! blends in-depth research and personal and family experiences to re-create a "memoir" of Tucumcari.

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Ethnographic Refusals, Unruly Latinidades

University of New Mexico Press

The essays in this collection do not offer simple solutions to histories of colonialism, patriarchy, and misogyny through which gender binaries and racial hierarches have been imposed and reproduced, but rather provide a crucial opportunity for reflection on and continued reimagination of the contours of Latinidad.

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Hiking Trails in Valles Caldera National Preserve, Revised Edition

By Coco Rae; Foreword by Tom Ribe
University of New Mexico Press

Hiking Trails in Valles Caldera National Preserve offers first-time and returning travelers a complete guide to the recreation and beauty found in this unique landscape.

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First Impressions

A Reader's Journey to Iconic Places of the American Southwest

University of New Mexico Press

First Impressions: A Reader's Journey to Iconic Places of the American Southwest tells the story of fifteen iconic sites across Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and southern Colorado through the eyes of the explorers, missionaries, and travelers who were the first nonnatives to describe them.

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The Mexican Chile Pepper Cookbook

The Soul of Mexican Home Cooking

University of New Mexico Press

The Mexican Chile Pepper Cookbook is the first book to explore the glories of Mexican regional cooking by focusing on this single, but endlessly variable, ingredient.

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La Mina

A Royal Moche Tomb

University of New Mexico Press

La Mina: A Royal Moche Tomb focuses on La Mina, an extraordinarily rich tomb that was looted on the north coast of Peru in 1987.

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Donaciano Vigil

The Life of a Nuevomexicano Soldier, Statesman, and Territorial Governor

University of New Mexico Press

In this gripping biography of a remarkable man, Maurilio E. Vigil and Helene Boudreau fill the gap within the scholarship on Hispanics in nineteenth-century New Mexico.

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The Creole Rebellion

The Most Successful Slave Revolt in American History

University of New Mexico Press

Part history, part adventure, and part legal drama, Bruce Chadwick chronicles the most successful slave revolt in the pages of American history.

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Requiem for America’s Best Idea

National Parks in the Era of Climate Change

University of New Mexico Press, High Road Books

A poignant and thought-provoking work, Requiem for America's Best Idea investigates the interactions between people and nature and the world that can inspire and destroy them.

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The Loneliest Girl

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

In The Loneliest Girl, Kate Gale creates a powerful alternative narrative for Medusa and for all women who have carried guilt and shame--for being a woman, for not being enough, for being a victim.

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Walking Uphill at Noon

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

Walking Uphill at Noon showcases Yenser's mastery of prosody and love of play.

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What Cannot Be Undone

True Stories of a Life in Medicine

University of New Mexico Press

In his award-winning debut essay collection, What Cannot Be Undone, Walter M. Robinson shares surprising stories of illness and medicine that do not sacrifice hard truth for easy dramatics.

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The Nature of Lake Tahoe

A Photographic History, 1860–1960

University of New Mexico Press

Preserving this rich history through an extensive collection of archival images, Peter Goin presents a photographic history of the Tahoe Basin over a hundred-year period in The Nature of Lake Tahoe.

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Native American Rhetoric

University of New Mexico Press

Native American Rhetoric is the first book to explore rhetorical traditions from within individual Native communities and Native languages.

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Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950, Volume 2

Mind, Nation, and Power

University of New Mexico Press

Horace speaks of poetry delighting and instructing. While Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950, Volume 1 explores the pleasures of poetry--its language, forms, and musicality--volume 2 focuses on the public dimensions.

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Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950, Volume 1

Language, Form, and Music

University of New Mexico Press

The essays collected in both volumes of Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950 move away from esoteric literary criticism toward a more evaluative and speculative inquiry that will serve as the basis from which poets will be discussed and taught over the next half-century and beyond.

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James Silas Calhoun

First Governor of New Mexico Territory and First Indian Agent

University of New Mexico Press

Veteran journalist and author Sherry Robinson presents readers with the first full biography of New Mexico's first territorial governor, James Silas Calhoun.

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A Critical Collection on Alejandro Morales

Forging an Alternative Chicano Fiction

University of New Mexico Press

The fourteen essays included in this compendium examine Morales' novels and short stories.

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Gamboa's World

Justice, Silver Mining, and Imperial Reform in New Spain

University of New Mexico Press

Gamboa's World examines the changing legal landscape of eighteenth-century Mexico through the lens of the jurist Francisco Xavier de Gamboa (1717-1794).

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