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.
A Study of the Hopi Indians of Third Mesa
First published in 1944, Old Oraibi is an ethnographic classic, offering a sensitive portrayal of Hopi traditional culture.
The Zuni Man-Woman
The life of We'wha (1849-96), the Zuni who was perhaps the most famous berdache (an individual who combined the work and traits of both men and women) in American Indian history.
A History of the Jews in New Mexico
In this first history of the Jews in New Mexico--from the colonial period to the present day--the author continuously ties the Jewish experience to the evolution of the societies in which they lived and worked.
Taking the Wheel
Women and the Coming of the Motor Age
Scharff looks at women's struggles to be accepted as drivers.
The Boy Who Made Dragonfly
A Zuni Myth
A Zuni myth first recorded a century ago.
Nine Years Among the Indians, 1870-1879
The Story of the Captivity and Life of a Texan Among the Indians
It is the tale of Herman Lehmann, a captive of the Apaches on the Southern Plains of Texas and New Mexico during the 1870s.
Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico
This memoir of the author's experience as a mayordomo, or ditch boss, is the first record of the life of an acequia by a community participant.
Stories of New Mexico / Cuentos de Nuevo Mexico
Conflict and Change in Cuba
The thirteen original essays in this volume explore the dynamics of continuity, conflict, and change in Cuba. Analyzed here are the historical trends and patterns of conflict in Cuba compared to contradictions that inevitably arise in any political system.
Essays in Twentieth-Century New Mexico History
This volume supplements the standard accounts of New Mexico history and will reward readers seeking to understand the complex nature of contemporary New Mexico.
An Unsettled Country
Changing Landscapes of the American West
In these four essays, which were presented as the 1992 Calvin P. Horn Lectures in Western History and Culture, Donald Worster incisively discusses the role of the natural environment in the making of the West--and often in its unmaking and remaking.
We Fed Them Cactus
Documents the daily activities of Hispanic pioneers--buffalo hunting, horse breaking, sheep herding, preparing and preserving food, sewing, tending the sick, and educating children are included in this rich recuerdo, as well as stories of Comancheros, Tejanos, Americanos, and outlaws.
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