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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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Aztlán

Essays on the Chicano Homeland, Revised and Expanded Edition

University of New Mexico Press

This expanded new edition of the classic 1989 collection of essays about Aztlán weighs its value.

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Exploring Sex and Gender in Bioarchaeology

University of New Mexico Press

This volume brings together the latest approaches in bioarchaeology in the study of sex and gender.

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And Then There Were None

The Demise of Desert Bighorn Sheep in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Account of the Martyrs in the Provinces of La Florida

University of New Mexico Press

This edition of Luis Jerónimo de Oré’s work presents readers with a new introduction and an annotated translation that place the text in the broader context of international politics.

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My Heart Belongs to Nature

A Memoir in Photographs and Prose

University of New Mexico Press

In My Heart Belongs to Nature, Nichols records his forty-five-year connection to the Taos valley and its mountains, where he still lives.

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Letters Like the Day

On Reading Georgia O'Keeffe

University of New Mexico Press

Taking O'Keeffe's letters as a touchstone, Sinor experiments with the limits of language using the same aesthetic that drove O'Keeffe's art.

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Rough Crossing

An Alaskan Fisherwoman's Memoir

University of New Mexico Press

Both an adult coming-of-age tale and a candid look at the Alaskan fishing industry, this is the story of a woman in a man's world.

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Ground, Wind, This Body

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

"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

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MEAN/TIME

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

"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

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Long Night Moon

A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Fight Like a Man and Other Stories We Tell Our Children

University of New Mexico Press

"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

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Oracles

A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

In this futuristic novel, the Yantuck Indians must find a way to preserve the natural environment that survives on their eastern United States reservation and yet participate in a global economy.

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What They Left Behind

Photographs

By (photographer) Richard S. Buswell; Foreword by George Miles; Introduction by Victoria Rowe Berry
University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Jerónimo Antonio Gil and the Idea of the Spanish Enlightenment

University of New Mexico Press

Examining the career of a largely unstudied eighteenth-century engraver, this book establishes Jerónimo 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.

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Manifestos and Polemics in Latin American Modern Art

Edited by Patrick Frank
University of New Mexico Press

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.

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With a Book in Their Hands

Chicano/a Readers and Readerships across the Centuries

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Give Me Life

Iconography and Identity in East LA Murals

University of New Mexico Press

This book offers detailed analyses of individual East LA murals, sets them in social context, and explains how they were produced.

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The Fictions of Stephen Graham Jones

A Critical Companion

University of New Mexico Press

The Fictions of Stephen Graham Jones offers the first collection of scholarship on Jones's ever-expanding oeuvre.

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The Birth of the Imagination

William Carlos Williams on Form

University of New Mexico Press

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Before Brasília

Frontier Life in Central Brazil

University of New Mexico Press

Before Brasília offers an in-depth exploration of life in the captaincy of Goiás during the late colonial and early national period of Brazilian history.

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America Unbound

Encyclopedic Literature and Hemispheric Studies

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Costly and Cute

Helpless Infants and Human Evolution

University of New Mexico Press

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."

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Mayan Literacy Reinvention in Guatemala

University of New Mexico Press

Through this investigation, the promises and pitfalls of a literacy-revitalization endeavor are detailed and our understanding of the concept of literacy is reexamined.

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The Cooking with Kids Cookbook

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Río

A Photographic Journey down the Old Río Grande

Edited by Melissa Savage; Introduction by William deBuys
University of New Mexico Press

Weaving together landscape and memory, this book presents historical photographs of the Río Grande of the American Southwest.

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Underground Ranger

Adventures in Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Other Remarkable Places

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Let's Roll This Train

My Life in New Mexico Education, Business, and Politics

University of New Mexico Press

This inspiring memoir chronicles Lenton Malry's journey from segregated Louisiana to a distinguished career in public service in New Mexico.

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The Pursuit of Ruins

Archaeology, History, and the Making of Modern Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Mexico’s Relations with Latin America during the Cárdenas Era

University of New Mexico Press

This book examines culture and diplomacy in Mexico’s relations with the rest of Latin America during the presidency of Lázaro Cárdenas (1934â€"1940).

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Molas

Dress, Identity, Culture

University of New Mexico Press

This book, based on original research, explores the origin of the mola in the early twentieth century, how it became part of the everyday dress of Kuna women, and its role in creating Kuna identity.

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The Fabric of Indigeneity

Ainu Identity, Gender, and Settler Colonialism in Japan

University of New Mexico Press

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The Architecture of Change

Building a Better World

Edited by Jerilou Hammett and Maggie Wrigley; Foreword by Michael Sorkin
University of New Mexico Press

"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

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Sons of the Mexican Revolution

Miguel Alemán and His Generation

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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América invertida

An Anthology of Emerging Uruguayan Poets

University of New Mexico Press

América invertida presents Spanish poems and their English translations side by side to give readers an introduction to Uruguay's vibrant literary scene.

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Untrussed

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

Stewart-Nuñez draws upon a number of styles--persona, ekphrastic, lyrical, formal--to create a collection that explores the promises of love and loss.

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The Annual Big Arsenic Fishing Contest!

A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

In this insightful and bittersweet love story, masterful storyteller John Nichols brings to life northern New Mexico and three unforgettable characters.

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Leslie Marmon Silko's Storyteller

New Perspectives

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Oy, Caramba!

An Anthology of Jewish Stories from Latin America

Edited by Ilan Stavans
University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Landscape and Politics in the Ancient Andes

Biographies of Place at Khonkho Wankane

University of New Mexico Press

This book is a study of the ways places are created and how they attain meaning.

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The Universe Playing Strings

A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

Music is the heartbeat of this novel about the world of hometown musicians--the jamming venues, the contests, the onstage cues, the subtle rules.

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Jack M. Campbell

The Autobiography of New Mexico's First Modern Governor

University of New Mexico Press

In this engaging autobiography, Campbell traces his life story across major historical events in the country and New Mexico.

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Polygamy and the Rise and Demise of the Aztec Empire

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Why Forage?

Hunters and Gatherers in the Twenty-First Century

University of New Mexico Press

Why Forage? shows that hunting and gathering continues to be a viable and vibrant way of life even in the twenty-first century.

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Muslim Youth and the 9/11 Generation

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Drawing into Architecture

The Sketches of Antoine Predock

University of New Mexico Press

This collection of 172 sketches, many published here for the first time, surveys nearly fifty years of Antoine Predock's work.

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In Appropriate Distance

The Ethics of the Photographic Essay

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Creating Charismatic Bonds in Argentina

Letters to Juan and Eva Perón

University of New Mexico Press

Focusing on the first era of Peronism, from 1946 to 1955, this work shows how President Perón and the First Lady created charismatic ways to link themselves to Argentine supporters through letter writing.

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The Zeon Files

Art and Design of Historic Route 66 Signs

University of New Mexico Press

The Zeon Files rescues the work of the Zeon Corporation from obscurity, presenting a collection of the working drawings of historic Route 66-era signs.

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Amazing Paper Airplanes

The Craft and Science of Flight

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Precarious Paths to Freedom

The United States, Venezuela, and the Latin American Cold War

University of New Mexico Press

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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