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 Demise of Desert Bighorn Sheep in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness
This book uses the story of the desert bighorn sheep in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness and population decline as a case study in human alteration of wildlife habitat.
This edition of Luis JerÃ³nimo de OrÃ©â€™s work presents readers with a new introduction and an annotated translation that place the text in the broader context of international politics.
"In this book a brilliant new voice commands our attention. Tina Carlson's poems take us by surprise, root us in their authenticity, and haunt us with their power."--Margaret Randall, author of She Becomes Time
"Grace Bauer's MEAN/TIME crackles with intelligence and heart. Reading this book is fuel for anyone's imagination. It does what poetry can do--it takes your mind where it hasn't gone before."--Dara Wier, author of You Good Thing
Long Night Moon continues the story of the Vigils and the Silvas, begun in the authors' first two award-winning novels, Sunlight and Shadow and A Growing Season, depicting a complicated extended family in New Mexico's beautiful Rio Grande Valley.
"Like her characters, Christine Granados is not afraid to step up and in. It doesn't matter who, what man or woman, Chicano or Chicana, she's fighting to win."--Dagoberto Gilb, author of Before the End, After the Beginning: Stories
Although rooted in Buswell's experience as a lifelong Montanan, the photographs in this book are no more (or less) "about" Montana than James Joyce's Dubliners, Portrait of an Artist, or Ulysses are "about" Dublin.
Examining the career of a largely unstudied eighteenth-century engraver, this book establishes JerÃ³nimo Antonio Gil, a man immersed within the complicated culture and politics of the Spanish empire, as a major figure in the history of both Spanish and Mexican art.
Bringing together sixty-five primary documents vital to understanding the history of art in Latin America since 1900, Patrick Frank shows how modern art developed in Latin America in this important new work complementing his previous book, Twentieth-Century Art of Latin America, Revised and Expanded Edition.
Chicano/a Readers and Readerships across the Centuries
In this collection, Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez gathers diverse and passionate accounts of reading drawn from several research projects aimed at documenting Chicana and Chicano reading practices and experiences.
Iconography and Identity in East LA Murals
This book offers detailed analyses of individual East LA murals, sets them in social context, and explains how they were produced.
Encyclopedic Literature and Hemispheric Studies
This original contribution to hemispheric American literary studies comprises readings of three important novels from Mexico, Canada, and the United States: Carlos Fuentes's Terra Nostra, Quebecois writer Jacques Poulin's Volkswagen Blues, and Native American writer Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the Dead.
Helpless Infants and Human Evolution
The contributors to this volume propose that the "helpless infant" has played a role in human evolution equal in importance to those of "man the hunter" and "woman the gatherer."
Written for families to use together, this cookbook includes Cooking with Kids' most enthusiastically kid-tested dishes, along with tips for engaging children in the kitchen and in the garden.
Adventures in Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Other Remarkable Places
In Underground Ranger Doug Thompson passes along the essence of what he learned on this unusual job as a park ranger at Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Archaeology, History, and the Making of Modern Mexico
The Pursuit of Ruins argues that the government effort to take control of the ancient remains in Mexico took off in the late nineteenth century during the dictatorship of Porfirio DÃaz.
This book examines culture and diplomacy in Mexicoâ€™s relations with the rest of Latin America during the presidency of LÃ¡zaro CÃ¡rdenas (1934â€"1940).
Building a Better World
"The call for change is everywhere, yet how to define it and how to achieve it remain vague. The Architecture of Change: Building a Better World is a unique book that documents how ordinary people have the power to transform their environments. It is a celebration of human diversity and a call for increased attention to our communities. This inspiring book explores the issues of equity, alternative forms of living, new concepts of urbanism, and the power of social networks."--Governor Bill Richardson, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Congressman, Secretary of Energy, and Governor of New Mexico
Miguel Alemán and His Generation
Using a wide array of new archival sources, Alexander demonstrates that the transformative political decisions made by civilian government officials, after the 1946 election, represented both their collective values as a generation and their effort to adapt those values to the realities of the Cold War.
The essays collected in this book, addressing both the original edition of Storyteller and the 2012 revision, use the growth in understanding of Native American literature in general and of Silko's work in particular to unpack this fascinating work and its critical reception over the years.
An Anthology of Jewish Stories from Latin America
First published in 1994 as Tropical Synagogues: Short Stories by Jewish-Latin American Writers, Ilan Stavans's classic anthology is expanded and updated in this new edition.
The Autobiography of New Mexico's First Modern Governor
In this engaging autobiography, Campbell traces his life story across major historical events in the country and New Mexico.
This provocative examination of Aztec marriage practices offers a powerful analysis of the dynamics of society and politics in Mexico before and after the Spanish conquest.
The contributors to this volume--who draw from a variety of disciplines--show how the study of Muslim youth at this particular historical juncture is relevant to thinking about the anthropology of youth, the anthropology of Islamic and Muslim societies, and the post-9/11 world more generally.
The Ethics of the Photographic Essay
What is the evolving relationship between words and images in the photographic essay? Klingensmith explores this and other questions in In Appropriate Distance as she traces the development of the photographic essay from the 1890s to the 1990s and beyond.
Letters to Juan and Eva Perón
Focusing on the first era of Peronism, from 1946 to 1955, this work shows how President PerÃ³n and the First Lady created charismatic ways to link themselves to Argentine supporters through letter writing.
The Craft and Science of Flight
Featuring thirty-two designs, Amazing Paper Airplanes showcases models resembling real-world aircraft, including the F-22 fighter jet, a P-51 World War II plane, the Convair F-102 Delta Daggerâ€"the first supersonic delta-wing interceptor airplane of the US Air Forceâ€"and more.
The United States, Venezuela, and the Latin American Cold War
Miller analyzes US-Venezuelan relations during the 1950s and 1960s as a case study for the broader political dynamics of the hemisphere and beyond during the critical period of the global Cold War.
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