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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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Bruce Andrews and Charles Bernstein's L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E

The Complete Facsimile

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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In the Bear's House

University of New Mexico Press

In these engaging writings Momaday shares his personal quest to understand the spirit of wilderness embodied in the image of Bear.

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Frontier Cavalry Trooper

The Letters of Private Eddie Matthews, 1869–1874

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Shakespeare in Montana

Big Sky Country’s Love Affair with the World’s Most Famous Writer

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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With This Root about My Person

Charles H. Long and New Directions in the Study of Religion

University of New Mexico Press

Charles H. Long's groundbreaking works on Africana religious studies serve as the backdrop to With This Root about My Person.

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From the Galleons to the Highlands

Slave Trade Routes in the Spanish Americas

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Ladina Social Activism in Guatemala City, 1871-1954

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Prizefighting and Civilization

A Cultural History of Boxing, Race, and Masculinity in Mexico and Cuba, 1840-1940

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Walling In and Walling Out

Why Are We Building New Barriers to Divide Us?

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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The Archaeology of Burning Man

The Rise and Fall of Black Rock City

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Wrenched from the Land

Activists Inspired by Edward Abbey

By ML Lincoln; Edited by Diane Sward Rapaport; Foreword by Bill McKibben
University of New Mexico Press

The activists featured in this book are inspired by the late Edward Abbey, one of America's uncompromising and irascible defenders of wilderness.

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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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