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.
The Complete Facsimile
Bruce Andrews and Charles Bernstein's L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E: The Complete Facsimile makes available in print all twelve of the newsletter's original issues along with three supplementary issues.
The Letters of Private Eddie Matthews, 1869–1874
Private William Edward Matthews letters, published here for the first time, provide an unparalleled chronicle of one soldier's experiences in the garrison and in the field in the post-Civil War Southwest.
Big Sky Country’s Love Affair with the World’s Most Famous Writer
Tracing more than two centuries of history, Shakespeare in Montana uncovers a vast array of different voices that capture the state's love affair with the world's most famous writer.
Charles H. Long and New Directions in the Study of Religion
Charles H. Long's groundbreaking works on Africana religious studies serve as the backdrop to With This Root about My Person.
Slave Trade Routes in the Spanish Americas
Students and scholars will find the comprehensive study and analysis in From the Galleons to the Highlands invaluable in examining the study of the slave trade to colonial Spanish America.
In this groundbreaking new study on ladinas in Guatemala City, Patricia Harms contests the virtual erasure of women from the country's national memory and its historical consciousness.
A Cultural History of Boxing, Race, and Masculinity in Mexico and Cuba, 1840-1940
In Prizefighting and Civilization: A Cultural History of Boxing, Race, and Masculinity in Mexico and Cuba, 1840-1940, historian David C. LaFevor traces the history of pugilism in Mexico and Cuba from its controversial beginnings in the mid-nineteenth century through its exponential rise in popularity during the early twentieth century.
Why Are We Building New Barriers to Divide Us?
The contributors to this volume illuminate the roles and uses of walls around the world--in contexts ranging from historic neighborhoods to contemporary national borders.
The Rise and Fall of Black Rock City
For nearly a decade Carolyn L. White has employed archaeological methods to analyze the various aspects of life and community in and around Burning Man and Black Rock City.
Activists Inspired by Edward Abbey
The activists featured in this book are inspired by the late Edward Abbey, one of America's uncompromising and irascible defenders of wilderness.
Indigenous Elites of the Colonial Americas
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.
Rephotographing the Arizona Landscape
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.
How Jack Johnson Kept His Heavyweight Title and Put Las Vegas, New Mexico, on the Map
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.
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.
"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
An Examination of the Commercial College Athletics Industry
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.
Twenty Years of Creative Nonfiction
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.
Essays on Travel and Place
"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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