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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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Momentous Inconclusions

The Life and Work of Larry Eigner

University of New Mexico Press

The essays in this collection examine the breadth of Eigner's interests and influence, considering issues pertaining to ecopoetics, race and ethnicity, disability, technology, media, soundscapes, phenomenology, and popular culture.

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Gangs of the El Paso–Juárez Borderland

A History

University of New Mexico Press

This thought-provoking book examines gang history in the region encompassing West Texas, Southern New Mexico, and Northern Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Colonial Kinship

Guaraní, Spaniards, and Africans in Paraguay

University of New Mexico Press

In Colonial Kinship: Guaraní, Spaniards, and Africans in Paraguay, historian Shawn Michael Austin traces the history of conquest and colonization in Paraguay during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

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Richard S. Buswell

Fifty Years of Photography

University of New Mexico Press

The photographs in Richard S. Buswell: Fifty Years of Photography illustrate the range and variety of his work from his earliest days to his most recent projects.

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Joaquín Ortega

Forging Pan-Americanism at the University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

In this important work Russ Davidson presents the first biography of Joaquín Ortega, introducing readers to Ortega's life and work at the University of New Mexico as well as his close relationship with then UNM president James Zimmerman and other major figures.

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Yours Presently

The Selected Letters of John Wieners

Edited by Michael Seth Stewart; Preface by Eileen Myles
University of New Mexico Press

The letters collected in this volume are greatly enhanced by Eileen Myles's preface and Stewart's thorough introduction, notes, and brief bios of the poets, writers, artists, and editors with whom Wieners corresponded.

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Postmodernism of Resistance in Roberto Bolaño’s Fiction and Poetry

University of New Mexico Press

Postmodernism of Resistance in Roberto Bolaño's Fiction and Poetry examines the ways in which Bolaño employs a type of literary aesthetics that subverts traits traditionally associated with postmodernism.

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The House of the Cylinder Jars

Room 28 in Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon

University of New Mexico Press

The House of the Cylinder Jars documents the re-excavation of Room 28, and places it within the context of other rooms at Pueblo Bonito, and describes the ritual termination by fire of the materials stored in the room.

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The Conquest of the Desert

Argentina’s Indigenous Peoples and the Battle for History

University of New Mexico Press

This collection explores issues of settler colonialism, Indigenous-state relations, genocide, borderlands, and Indigenous cultures and land rights through essays that reexamine one of Argentina's most important historical periods.

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The Whistleblower

Rooting for the Ref in the High-Stakes World of College Basketball

University of New Mexico Press

In this vivid portrait of one consummate professional at the top of his game, Katz pulls off an unbelievable feat in The Whistleblower--readers actually come to root for the ref.

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Archaeologies of Violence and Privilege

University of New Mexico Press

In Archaeologies of Violence and Privilege, archaeologists Christopher N. Matthews and Bradley D. Phillippi bring together a collection of authors who document the ways in which past social formations rested on violent acts and reproduced violent social and cultural structures.

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The Journal of James A. Brush

The Expedition and Military Operations of General Don Francisco Xavier Mina in Mexico, 1816–1817

University of New Mexico Press

Editors Karen Racine and Graham Lloyd provide extensive insight into the Mina expedition during the revolution of Mexican independence as captured in the journal of James A. Brush.

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The Shoulders We Stand On

A History of Bilingual Education in New Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

The Shoulders We Stand On traces the complex history of bilingual education in New Mexico, covering Spanish, Diné, and Pueblo languages.

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Untangling a Red, White, and Black Heritage

A Personal History of the Allotment Era

University of New Mexico Press

Examining the legacy of racial mixing in Indian Territory through the land and lives of two families, one of Cherokee Freedman descent and one of Muscogee Creek heritage, Darnella Davis's memoir writes a new chapter in the history of racial mixing on the frontier.

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Claims and Speculations

Mining and Writing in the Gilded Age

University of New Mexico Press
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Conflict in Colonial Sonora

Indians, Priests, and Settlers

University of New Mexico Press
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Georgia O'Keeffe

A Life Well Lived

By Malcolm Varon; Foreword by Cody Hartley; Introduction by Barbara Buhler Lynes
University of New Mexico Press

This book is the first collection of photographs to portray O'Keeffe and her surroundings in color.

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An Imperative to Cure

Principles and Practice of Q’eqchi’ Maya Medicine in Belize

University of New Mexico Press

James B. Waldram's groundbreaking study, An Imperative to Cure: Principles and Practice of Q'eqchi' Maya Medicine in Belize, explores how our understanding of Indigenous therapeutics changes if we view them as forms of "medicine" instead of "healing."

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Arizona's Scenic Roads and Hikes

Unforgettable Journeys in the Grand Canyon State

University of New Mexico Press

In this captivating new guide Roger Naylor features all twenty-seven of Arizona's state-designated scenic and historic roads, including five National Scenic Byways.

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Making History

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

University of New Mexico Press

Written by scholars actively producing Native art resources, this book guides readers--students, educators, collectors, and the public--in how to learn about Indigenous cultures as visualized in our creative endeavors.

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Archaeologies of Empire

Local Participants and Imperial Trajectories

University of New Mexico Press

This book demonstrates how archaeological research can contribute to our conceptualization of empires across disciplinary boundaries.

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The Unmasking

A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

"The Unmasking is smart, irreverent, and wickedly tender."--Jesse Lee Kercheval, author of My Life as a Silent Movie: A Novel

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Gender, Race, and Power in the Indian Reform Movement

Revisiting the History of the WNIA

University of New Mexico Press

This collection of essays offers a new interpretation of the WNIA's founding, argues that the WNIA provided opportunities for indigenous women, creates a new space in the public sphere for white women, and reveals the WNIA's role in broader national debates centered on Indian land rights and the political power of Christian reform.

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Chile Peppers

A Global History

University of New Mexico Press

In Chile Peppers: A Global History, Dave DeWitt, a world expert on chiles, travels from New Mexico across the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia chronicling the history, mystery, and mythology of chiles around the world and their abundant uses in seventy mouth-tingling recipes.

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At the Precipice

New Mexico's Changing Climate

University of New Mexico Press

At the Precipice explores the question many of us have asked ourselves: What kind of world are we leaving to our children?

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Shook

An Earthquake, a Legendary Mountain Guide, and Everest's Deadliest Day

University of New Mexico Press

Shook tells the story of resilience, nerve, and survival on the deadliest day on Everest.

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The Book of Dialogue

How to Write Effective Conversation in Fiction, Screenplays, Drama, and Poetry

University of New Mexico Press

The Book of Dialogue is an invaluable resource for writers and students of narrative seeking to master the art of effective dialogue.

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Ho! For Wonderland

Travelers' Accounts of Yellowstone, 1872-1914

University of New Mexico Press
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The Book of Forms

A Handbook of Poetics, Fifth Edition

University of New Mexico Press

Filled with both common and rarely heard of forms and prosodies, Turco's engaging style and apt examples invite writers to try their hands at exploring forms in ways that challenge and enrich their work.

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The Book of Literary Terms

The Genres of Fiction, Drama, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism, and Scholarship, Second Edition

University of New Mexico Press

Chapters covering fiction, drama, nonfiction, and literary criticism and scholarship offer readers a comprehensive guide to all forms of prose and their many sub-genres.

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Where the Ox Does Not Plow

A Mexican American Ballad

University of New Mexico Press
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Abiquiu

The Geologic History of O'Keeffe Country

University of New Mexico Press

With stunning photographs, timelines, and a regional geologic map, noted geologist Kirt Kempter explains the geologic story and landscape evolution of the region for travelers, hikers, and armchair geologists.

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Feel Puma

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

In Feel Puma, Ray Gonzalez traces his love of reading, philosophy, and learning with poems constantly in conversation--with each other, with texts by other writers and the writers themselves, with world history and his personal history and people he has encountered.

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Grief Land

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

In Grief Land Carrie Shipers explores the paradoxical nature of bereavement as both a universal human experience and an intensely personal one.

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Querencia

Reflections on the New Mexico Homeland

University of New Mexico Press

This collection of both deeply personal reflections and carefully researched studies explores the New Mexico homeland through the experiences and perspectives of Chicanx and indigenous/Genízaro writers and scholars from across the state.

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LEGEND

The Complete Facsimile in Context

University of New Mexico Press

Conceived in 1976 and published in 1980, LEGEND exemplifies the political and linguistic commitments of then-nascent Language writing.

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A Black Physician's Struggle for Civil Rights

Edward C. Mazique, M.D.

University of New Mexico Press

Biography of Edward Mazique, respected physician, contemporary of Martin Luther King, Jr., and influential Civil Rights activist in Washington, D.C.

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Charlie Siringo's West

An Interpretive Biography

University of New Mexico Press

The colorful life of Charlie Siringo and the image of the American West he helped to create.

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The King of Taos

A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

Max Evans, the beloved New Mexican writer of such enduring classics of Western fiction as The Rounders and The Hi-Lo Country, returns to form with The King of Taos.

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