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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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The Best Peace Fiction

A Social Justice Anthology

University of New Mexico Press

In the first anthology of its kind, Robert Olen Butler and Phong Nguyen assemble an astounding collection of stories that cause readers to contemplate war, peace, and social justice in a new light.

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New Mexico Family Outdoor Adventure

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

University of New Mexico Press

An experienced outdoors writer, naturalist, and family camper, Christina M. Selby offers families an in-depth guide to experiencing the natural splendors of New Mexico in New Mexico Family Outdoor Adventure.

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South Mountain Park and Preserve

A Guide to the Trails, Plants, and Animals in Phoenix's Most Popular City Park

University of New Mexico Press

A true southwestern treasure, this all-inclusive guide to South Mountain Park and Preserve encourages readers to discover the nature and adventure available in this massive outdoor playground.

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Unburied Lives

The Historical Archaeology of Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Davis, Texas, 1869–1875

University of New Mexico Press

In Unburied Lives Wilkie demonstrates how we can "listen" to stories found in things neglected, ignored, or disparaged--documents not consulted, architecture not studied, material traces preserved in the dirt.

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My Book of the Dead

New Poems

University of New Mexico Press, High Road Books

My Book of the Dead is a remarkable collection that features a poet at the height of her craft.

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Commissions y Corridos

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

The poems collected here insist that with the power to do right, people also have a responsibility to themselves, their loved ones, and complete strangers to be better and strive harder.

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origin story

poems

University of New Mexico Press

origin story outlines a family history of distant sisters, grieving mothers and daughters, and alcoholic fathers.

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The Blood Poems

University of New Mexico Press

The Blood Poems is one part bloodletting, one part healing, and one part sensuous celebration as Jessica Helen Lopez lays out what it means to be a strong brown woman, a single mother, and the kickass bard that the twenty-first century needs.

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Nowhere

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

This brilliant debut collection offers cohesive trauma narratives and essential counter-narratives to addiction stories, and it consistently complicates the stories told by the world about so-called fatherless girls and the bodies of women.

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Modernist Poetry and the Limitations of Materialist Theory

The Importance of Constructivist Values

University of New Mexico Press

In Modernist Poetry and the Limitations of Materialist Theory, Charles Altieri skillfully dissects the benefits and limitations of Materialist theory for works of art.

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Expanding Authorship

Transformations in American Poetry since 1950

University of New Mexico Press

Expanding Authorship collects important essays by Peter Middleton that show the many ways in which, in a world of proliferating communications media, poetry-making is increasingly the work of agencies extending beyond that of a single, identifiable author.

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Native Peoples, Politics, and Society in Contemporary Paraguay

Multidisciplinary Perspectives

University of New Mexico Press

This unique collection of multidisciplinary essays explores recent developments in Paraguay over the course of the last thirty years since General Alfredo Stroessner fell from power in 1989.

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Circling the Canon, Volume II

The Selected Book Reviews of Marjorie Perloff, 1995–2017

University of New Mexico Press

Circling the Canon, Volume II focuses on the second half of Marjorie Perloff's prolific career, showcasing reviews from 1995 through her 2017 reconsiderations of Jonathan Culler's theory of the lyric and William Empson's classic Seven Types of Ambiguity.

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Circling the Canon, Volume I

The Selected Book Reviews of Marjorie Perloff, 1969–1994

University of New Mexico Press

Circling the Canon, Volume I covers roughly the first half of Perloff's career, beginning with her first ever review, on Anthony Hecht's The Hard Hours.

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The Art and Humor of John Trever

Fifty Years of Political Cartooning

University of New Mexico Press

The Art and Humor of John Trever: Fifty Years of Political Cartooning features the best, funniest, and most significant cartoons of Trever's career--showcasing his unique style, method, and voice--that captivated readers in New Mexico as well as readers throughout the United States through syndication.

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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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