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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 Troubled Marriage

Indigenous Elites of the Colonial Americas

University of New Mexico Press

A Troubled Marriage describes the lives of native leaders whose resilience and creativity allowed them to survive and prosper in the traumatic era of European conquest and colonial rule.

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Riding Shotgun with Norman Wallace

Rephotographing the Arizona Landscape

University of New Mexico Press

In Riding Shotgun with Norman Wallace, award-winning geographer William Wyckoff celebrates the photographic legacy of Norman Grant Wallace, whose work as an Arizona highway engineer during the first half of the twentieth century afforded him the opportunity to survey every corner of the Grand Canyon State.

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Crazy Fourth

How Jack Johnson Kept His Heavyweight Title and Put Las Vegas, New Mexico, on the Map

University of New Mexico Press

In Crazy Fourth Toby Smith tells the story of how the African American boxer Jack Johnson--the bombastic and larger-than-life reigning world heavyweight champion--met Jim Flynn on the Fourth of July in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

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A Hundred Little Pieces on the End of the World

University of New Mexico Press

Through these ten essays, each further broken into ten smaller pieces, Rember examines the practical and ethical dilemmas of climate change, population, resource depletion, and mass extinction.

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The Shadowgraph

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

In The Shadowgraph James Cihlar explores the ways images, performances, and memories shape and inform LGBTQ+ identity.

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Reservation Restless

University of New Mexico Press

"Once in a great while, a miracle of a book comes along, a gift that both touches the heart and engages the mind. Reservation Restless is such a book."--Anne Hillerman, New York Times best-selling author of Rock with Wings and The Tale Teller

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Same Players, Different Game

An Examination of the Commercial College Athletics Industry

University of New Mexico Press

In this thought-provoking new book, John C. Barnes examines the contemporary state of commercial college athletics as a guide for current and potential administrators, coaches, regents, and others involved in collegiate athletic operations and decision-making.

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River Teeth

Twenty Years of Creative Nonfiction

Edited by Joe Mackall and Daniel W. Lehman; Foreword by Robert Atwan
University of New Mexico Press

To celebrate twenty years of introducing talented new writers to readers and publishing great nonfiction, the founding editors, Joe Mackall and Daniel W. Lehman, have selected their all-time favorite essays published in River Teeth in this stunning collection.

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Try to Get Lost

Essays on Travel and Place

University of New Mexico Press

"Try to Get Lost is a bold, engaging disquisition on the perils and promises of travel: both cranky and wise, worldly and cultivated, humorous and rueful, its every sentence sparkles. All in all, it is thoroughly entertaining, a sophisticated pleasure."--Phillip Lopate, author of A Mother's Tale

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Crosscut

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

In this memoir-in-poems, Prentiss shares a music most of us will never experience, set to tools swung and sharpened, backdropped by rain and snow and sun, as individuals transform into crew.

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Re-creating the Circle

The Renewal of American Indian Self-Determination

University of New Mexico Press

A collaboration between Native activists, professionals, and scholars, Re-Creating the Circle brings a new perspective to the American Indian struggle for self-determination.

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Dreams Unreal

The Genesis of the Psychedelic Rock Poster

University of New Mexico Press

The poster art that gave visual life to the amazing music of 1965 to 1970 lives on in Dreams Unreal.

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