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.
Myth and the Science of the Past
By exploring the development of archaeology, this book helps us understand what archaeology is and why it matters.
The Space-Age Presidency of John F. Kennedy
A Rare Photographic History
This engaging and unprecedented work captures the compelling story of John F. Kennedy's role in advancing the United States' space program, set against the Cold War with the Soviet Union.
Technology and Tradition in Mesoamerica after the Spanish Invasion
This impressive collection features the work of archaeologists who systematically explore the material and social consequences of new technological systems introduced after the sixteenth-century Spanish invasion in Mesoamerica.
Ceramics of the Indigenous Cultures of South America
Studies of Production and Exchange through Compositional Analysis
This cohesive edited volume showcases data collected from more than seven thousand ceramic artifacts including pottery, figurines, clay pipes, and other objects from sites across South America.
In Cantú's latest novel Nena must decide where she can best be true to her entire self: in Spain with Paco or in Laredo, her home, where her job and family await her return.
Negotiating Structural Vulnerability in Cancer Control
The contributors utilize insights gained from studies on cancer to extend structural vulnerability beyond its original conceptualization to encompass spatiality, temporality, and biosocial shifts in both individual and institutional arrangements.
By turns funny and heartbreaking, flirtatious and frank, Blaustein never lets his aggravation or confusion overwhelm his sense of gratitude for the life he leads and those he loves.
Ballad of a Slopsucker
Based in Northern California and examining a variety of themes, including love, family, and masculinity, these stories offer an important new perspective on the experiences of Latinos and Latinas in the United States and complicate ideas of nationhood, identity, and the definition of home.
The News as Usual
The News as Usual showcases the work of a gifted poet who employs language at its richest.
Shrines and Miraculous Images
Religious Life in Mexico Before the Reforma
William Taylor explores the use of local and regional shrines, and devotion to images of Christ and Mary, including Our Lady of Guadalupe, to get to the heart of the politics and practices of faith in Mexico before the Reforma.
Marvels and Miracles in Late Colonial Mexico
Three Texts in Context
Consisting of three rare documents about miracles from this period, each accompanied by an introductory essay, this study serves as a source book and complement to the author's Shrines and Miraculous Images: Religious Life in Mexico Before the Reforma.
The War Has Brought Peace to Mexico
World War II and the Consolidation of the Post-Revolutionary State
Though the war years in Mexico have attracted less attention than other periods, this book shows how the crisis atmosphere of the early 1940s played an important part in the consolidation of the post-revolutionary regime.
Journalism, Satire, and Censorship in Mexico
In this collection historians, media experts, political scientists, cartoonists, and journalists reconsider censorship, state-press relations, news coverage, and readership to retell the history of Mexico's press.
Why Should I Write a Poem Now
The Letters of Srinivas Rayaprol and William Carlos Williams, 1949-1958
Their intense epistolary relationship between Srinivas Rayaprol and William Carlos Williams, lasting almost a decade and little known up to now, is chronicled in this edition of their letters.
Imagine a City That Remembers
The Albuquerque Rephotography Project
This expanded and updated collection juxtaposes historic and contemporary photographs of Albuquerque to show diverse moments in the city's history and development.
Tides of Revolution
Information, Insurgencies, and the Crisis of Colonial Rule in Venezuela
This is a book about the links between politics and literacy, and about how radical ideas spread in a world without printing presses.
A Text for Marisol, A Critical Edition
Now in a new edition, this beautiful, interactive collaboration is a unique work of book art in which Marisol's monumental pop-art sculptures face the blocks of Creeley's prose poems.
Revolutionary Masculinity and Racial Inequality
Gendering War and Politics in Cuba
By examining the relationship between historical experiences of race and discourses of masculinity, Lucero advances understandings about how racial exclusion functioned in a supposedly raceless society.
Aztec, Salmon, and the Puebloan Heartland of the Middle San Juan
The contributors to this book attribute the development of Salmon and Aztec to migration and colonization by people from Chaco Canyon and that the Middle San Juan can be seen as one of the ancient Puebloan heartlands that made important contributions to contemporary Puebloan society.
Citizens and Believers
Religion and Politics in Revolutionary Jalisco, 1900–1930
This book shows the centrality of religion to the making of the 1910 Mexican revolution.
Powerful Places in the Ancient Andes
This book argues that a careful consideration of Andean conceptions of powerful places is critical not only to understanding Andean political and religious history but to rethinking sociological theories on landscapes more generally.
Language, Ritual, and Relationality in Brazil's Xingu Indigenous Park
This book tells the story of the Wauja group from the Xingu Indigenous Park in central Brazil and its relation to powerful new interlocutors.
Colonial and Postcolonial Change in Mesoamerica
Archaeology as Historical Anthropology
This book belongs to a new wave of scholarship that renders the past immediately relevant to the present, which Alexander and Kepecs see as one of archaeologyâ€™s most crucial goals.
Cutting the Wire
Photographs and Poetry from the US-Mexico Border
Cutting the Wire, a masterful collaboration between photographer Bruce Berman and poets Ray Gonzalez and Lawrence Welsh, offers us a way to look again, to really look, at the border between Mexico and the United States.
Cultural Nationalism and Ethnic Music in Latin America
The contributors examine a variety of countries where powerful historical movements were shaped intentionally by music.
Homology and Heterogeneity in Time and Space
Puebloan sociocultural formations of the past and present are the subject of the essays collected here.
The African Slave Who Explored America
In this work Herrick dispels the myths and outright lies about Esteban. His biography emphasizes Esteban rather than the Spaniards whose exploits are often exaggerated and jingoistic in the sixteenth-century chronicles.
Seasons of a Mountain
This portrait of Sandia, the mountain backdrop that dwarfs Albuquerque's sprawl, offers a sense of place through the eyes of a photographer and the words of a writer.
Mexico City, 1808
Power, Sovereignty, and Silver in an Age of War and Revolution
Tutino offers a new vision of the political violence and social conflicts that led to the fall of silver capitalism and Mexican independence in 1821.
Elegy for the Melting Planet
Below Freezing is a unique assemblage of scientific fact, newspaper reports, and excerpts from novels, short stories, nonfiction, history, creative nonfiction, and poetry--a commonplace book for our era of altering climate.
The Writer's Portable Mentor
A Guide to Art, Craft, and the Writing Life, Second Edition
Designed to mentor writers at all levels, from beginning to quite advanced, The Writer's Portable Mentor offers a wealth of insight and crafting models from the author's twenty-plus years of teaching and creative thought.
Gold Mountain Turned to Dust
Essays on the Legal History of the Chinese in the Nineteenth-Century American West
This legal history of the Chinese experience in the American West, based on the authorâ€™s lifetime of research in legal sources all over the Westâ€"from California to Montana to New Mexicoâ€"serves as a basic account of the legal treatment of Chinese immigrants in the West.
A Persistent Revolution
History, Nationalism, and Politics in Mexico since 1968
Sheppard explores Mexico's profound political, social, and economic changes through the lens of the persistent political power of Mexican revolutionary nationalism.
The Handyman's Guide to End Times
In Morales's newest collection, an imagined zombie apocalypse intertwines with personal narrative.
No More Bingo, Comadre!
It takes all kinds to populate Northern New Mexico, and this book has every one: from gypsies and gamblers to ranchers and criminals.
Social Skins of the Head
Body Beliefs and Ritual in Ancient Mesoamerica and the Andes
The meanings of ritualized head treatments among ancient Mesoamerican and Andean peoples is the subject of this book, the first overarching coverage of an important subject.
Gather the Night
These poems grieve for a world of the lost while extending solace to those who remain and remember.
This dark, compelling, occasionally inappropriate, and often hilarious linked story collection introduces a character who defies all stereotypes about urban life and Indians.
The Lynching of Mexicans in the Texas Borderlands
This book argues that ethnic and racial tension brought on by the fighting in the borderland made Anglo-Texans feel justified in their violent actions against Mexicans.
New Geospatial Approaches to the Anthropological Sciences
Arguing that geospatial analysis holds great promise for much anthropological inquiry, the contributors have designed this volume to show how the powerful tools of GIScience can be used to benefit a variety of research programs.
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