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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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Crossing Borders

My Journey in Music

By Max Baca, with Craig Harris; Foreword by Daniel Sheehy
University of New Mexico Press

Baca's music grew out of the harsh life of the borderland, and the duality of borderland music--its keening beauty--remains a recurring theme in everything he does.

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A Bloody and Barbarous God

The Metaphysics of Cormac McCarthy

University of New Mexico Press

A Bloody and Barbarous God investigates the relationship between gnosticism and the perennial philosophy and how these traditions have influenced the later novels of Cormac McCarthy, namely, Blood Meridian, All the Pretty Horses, The Crossing, Cities of the Plain, No Country for Old Men, and The Road.

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Public Waters

Lessons from Wyoming for the American West

University of New Mexico Press

Public Waters shows how, as popular hopes and dreams meet tough terrain, a central idea that has historically structured water management can guide water policy for Western states today.

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Religious Transformation in Maya Guatemala

Cultural Collapse and Christian Pentecostal Revitalization

Edited by John P. Hawkins
University of New Mexico Press

Drawing on over fifty years of research and data collected by field-school students, Hawkins argues that two factors--cultural collapse and systematic social and economic exclusion--explain the recent religious transformation of Maya Guatemala and the style and emotional intensity through which that transformation is expressed.

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Press, Power, and Culture in Imperial Brazil

University of New Mexico Press

Press, Power, and Culture in Imperial Brazil introduces recent Brazilian scholarship to English-language readers, providing fresh perspectives on newspaper and periodical culture in the Brazilian empire from 1822 to 1889.

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New Mexico Food Trails

A Road Tripper's Guide to Hot Chile, Cold Brews, and Classic Dishes from the Land of Enchantment

University of New Mexico Press

New Mexico Food Trails takes readers and road trippers on a tour of the state with their taste buds, through towns large and small, where cooks and chefs are putting their own spin on New Mexico's most famous ingredients and dishes.

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The Hi Lo Country, 60th Anniversary Edition

By Max Evans; Foreword by Johnny D. Boggs
University of New Mexico Press

At its heart, The Hi Lo Country is the story of the friendship between two men, their mutual love of a woman, and their allegiance to the harsh, dry, achingly beautiful New Mexico high-desert grassland.

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Overhaul

A Social History of the Albuquerque Locomotive Repair Shops

University of New Mexico Press

In Overhaul, historians Richard Flint and Shirley Cushing Flint present the largely forgotten story of Albuquerque's locomotive repair shops, which were the driving force behind the city's economy for more than seventy years.

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The Rock Cycle

Essays

University of New Mexico Press

In this collection of essays, Kevin Honold explores themes of history and its fading significance in modern American life.

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Send a Runner

A Navajo Honors the Long Walk

University of New Mexico Press

Both exhilarating and punishing, Send A Runner tells the story of a Navajo family using the power of running to honor their ancestors and the power of history to explain why the Long Walk happened.

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John P. Slough

The Forgotten Civil War General

University of New Mexico Press

Recounting Slough's timeless story of rise and fall during America's most tumultuous decades, historian Richard L. Miller brings to life this extraordinary figure.

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Doña Tules

Santa Fe's Courtesan and Gambler

University of New Mexico Press

Cook takes a new look at this notorious woman of 1840s Santa Fe.

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