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.
Field Guide to the Trees of the Gila Region of New Mexico
Field Guide to the Trees of the Gila Region of New Mexico is the definitive guide for field botanists, researchers, students, and avid nature lovers who wish to explore the natural history of native and introduced tree species across the Gila.
Selected Essays from the Lone Star State
Rick Bass's Fortunate Son is a literary tour of the Lone Star State by a native Texan of exceptional talent.
Alien Encounters, Hard Science, and the Passion of John Mack
The Believer reveals the life and work of a man who explored the deepest of scientific conundrums and further leads us to the hidden dimensions and alternate realities that captivated Mack until the end of his life.
The Ecology of Herbal Medicine
A Guide to Plants and Living Landscapes of the American Southwest
The Ecology of Herbal Medicine introduces botanical medicine through an in-depth exploration of the land, presenting a unique guide to plants found across the American Southwest.
The Gospel According to Billy the Kid
Here is a tale of the old New Mexico territory, corrupt lawmen, honest ranchers, murder, betrayal, and the explosive events of the Lincoln County War that sent young Billy off seeking justice--and headed toward a bloody rendezvous with a sheriff hired to track him down.
Writing the Novella
While the novella has existed as a distinct literary form for over four hundred years, Writing the Novella is the first craft book dedicated to creating this intermediate-length fiction.
Hill of Beans
A Novel of War and Celluloid
Leslie Epstein's Hill of Beans is the story of how one nation, one industry, and in particular one man responded to the desperate hope of freedom in the Second World War.
Velroy and the Madischie Mafia
Hoahwah relays this story with a distinctive narrative flair, honed syntax, wild imagery, and a splash of lyricism.
Ancestral Demon of a Grieving Bride
Fierce, visceral, sometimes funny, and wholly original, Hoahwah's poems will linger in a reader's dreams long after she's closed the book.
The Definition of Empty
The Definition of Empty is the story of a dedicated advocate trying to help adolescents facing incarceration and newly released parolees navigate imperfect and seemingly indifferent legal systems and societies.
Duende de Burque
Alburquerque Poems and Musings
At its center, Duende de Burque is a love letter to Alburquerque and its surroundings--the Sandia Mountains, the Rio Grande Bosque, and all the people whose spirits fill these spaces.
Words Like Love
With beauty and ease, Winder explores emotion and thought through the poems featured in this debut collection.
In her debut poetry collection, Bosque, Otero celebrates the importance of water and the bosque to the people of Albuquerque.
The Life and Work of Larry Eigner
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.
Gangs of the El Paso–Juárez Borderland
This thought-provoking book examines gang history in the region encompassing West Texas, Southern New Mexico, and Northern Chihuahua, Mexico.
Guaraní, Spaniards, and Africans in Paraguay
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.
Richard S. Buswell
Fifty Years of Photography
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.
Forging Pan-Americanism at the University of New Mexico
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.
The Selected Letters of John Wieners
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.
Postmodernism of Resistance in Roberto Bolaño’s Fiction and Poetry
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.
The House of the Cylinder Jars
Room 28 in Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon
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.
The Conquest of the Desert
Argentina’s Indigenous Peoples and the Battle for History
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.
Rooting for the Ref in the High-Stakes World of College Basketball
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.
Calunga and the Legacy of an African Language in Brazil
Archaeologies of Violence and Privilege
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.
The Journal of James A. Brush
The Expedition and Military Operations of General Don Francisco Xavier Mina in Mexico, 1816–1817
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.
The Shoulders We Stand On
A History of Bilingual Education in New Mexico
The Shoulders We Stand On traces the complex history of bilingual education in New Mexico, covering Spanish, Diné, and Pueblo languages.
Untangling a Red, White, and Black Heritage
A Personal History of the Allotment Era
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.
Claims and Speculations
Mining and Writing in the Gilded Age
Conflict in Colonial Sonora
Indians, Priests, and Settlers
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