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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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Native American Rhetoric

University of New Mexico Press

Native American Rhetoric is the first book to explore rhetorical traditions from within individual Native communities and Native languages.

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Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950, Volume 2

Mind, Nation, and Power

University of New Mexico Press

Horace speaks of poetry delighting and instructing. While Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950, Volume 1 explores the pleasures of poetry--its language, forms, and musicality--volume 2 focuses on the public dimensions.

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Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950, Volume 1

Language, Form, and Music

University of New Mexico Press

The essays collected in both volumes of Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950 move away from esoteric literary criticism toward a more evaluative and speculative inquiry that will serve as the basis from which poets will be discussed and taught over the next half-century and beyond.

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A Critical Collection on Alejandro Morales

Forging an Alternative Chicano Fiction

University of New Mexico Press

The fourteen essays included in this compendium examine Morales' novels and short stories.

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Gamboa's World

Justice, Silver Mining, and Imperial Reform in New Spain

University of New Mexico Press

Gamboa's World examines the changing legal landscape of eighteenth-century Mexico through the lens of the jurist Francisco Xavier de Gamboa (1717-1794).

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El feliz ingenio neomexicano

Felipe M. Chacón and Poesía y prosa

Edited and translated by Anna M. Nogar and A. Gabriel Meléndez
University of New Mexico Press

El feliz ingenio neomexicano is a bilingual recovery edition of Obras de Felipe Maximiliano Chacón, el Cantor Neomexicano: Poesía y prosa, the first collection of poetry published by a Mexican American author.

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Designs and Anthropologies

Frictions and Affinities

Edited by Keith M. Murphy and Eitan Y. Wilf; Afterword by Arturo Escobar
University of New Mexico Press

The chapters in this captivating volume demonstrate the importance and power of design and the ubiquitous and forceful effects it has on human life within the study of anthropology.

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Sacred City

University of New Mexico Press

Our young narrator now heads deeper into the heart of the city and himself, accompanied by ancestors and spirits who help him and the reader see that Chicago was, is, and always will be Indian Country.

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Richard Tregaskis

Reporting under Fire from Guadalcanal to Vietnam

University of New Mexico Press, High Road Books

Boomhower's riveting book is the first to tell Tregaskis's gripping life story, concentrating on his intrepid reporting experiences during World War II and his fascination with war and its effect on the men who fought it.

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Trumpism, Mexican America, and the Struggle for Latinx Citizenship

University of New Mexico Press

Driven by the overwhelming political urgency of the moment, the contributors to this volume seek to frame Trumpism's origins and political effects.

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The Nature of Lake Tahoe

A Photographic History, 1860–1960

University of New Mexico Press

Preserving this rich history through an extensive collection of archival images, Peter Goin presents a photographic history of the Tahoe Basin over a hundred-year period in The Nature of Lake Tahoe.

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James Silas Calhoun

First Governor of New Mexico Territory and First Indian Agent

University of New Mexico Press

Veteran journalist and author Sherry Robinson presents readers with the first full biography of New Mexico's first territorial governor, James Silas Calhoun.

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Memory into Memoir

A Writer's Handbook

University of New Mexico Press

Memory into Memoir provides a lively guide for anyone looking to wrestle the unruly past onto the page.

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Memorial Ride

University of New Mexico Press

Memorial Ride is a high-speed, ragtag chase across the American Southwest.

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Patterns of Connection

Essential Essays from Five Decades

University of New Mexico Press, High Road Books

Fritjof Capra, scientist, educator, activist, and accomplished author, presents the evolution of his thought over five decades in Patterns of Connection.

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A Guide to New Mexico Film Locations

From Billy the Kid to Breaking Bad and Beyond

University of New Mexico Press

A Guide to New Mexico Film Locations offers a "call sheet" to explore many of the Land of Enchantment's most iconic film locales such as those from Easy Rider or The Terminator. From alpine forests to sand dunes, from spaceports to historic ranches, New Mexico's movie backdrops showcase the most dramatic and stunning parts of the state.

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Sky Rider

Park Van Tassel and the Rise of Ballooning in the West

By Gary B. Fogel; Foreword by Dick Brown
University of New Mexico Press

Sky Rider weaves together the many threads of Van Tassel's extraordinary life journey, situating him at last in his rightful place among the prominent aerial exhibitionists of his time.

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The Best Peace Fiction

A Social Justice Anthology

University of New Mexico Press

In the first anthology of its kind, Robert Olen Butler and Phong Nguyen assemble an astounding collection of stories that cause readers to contemplate war, peace, and social justice in a new light.

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New Mexico Family Outdoor Adventure

An All-Ages Guide to Hiking, Camping, and Getting Outside

University of New Mexico Press

An experienced outdoors writer, naturalist, and family camper, Christina M. Selby offers families an in-depth guide to experiencing the natural splendors of New Mexico in New Mexico Family Outdoor Adventure.

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South Mountain Park and Preserve

A Guide to the Trails, Plants, and Animals in Phoenix's Most Popular City Park

University of New Mexico Press

A true southwestern treasure, this all-inclusive guide to South Mountain Park and Preserve encourages readers to discover the nature and adventure available in this massive outdoor playground.

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Unburied Lives

The Historical Archaeology of Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Davis, Texas, 1869–1875

University of New Mexico Press

In Unburied Lives Wilkie demonstrates how we can "listen" to stories found in things neglected, ignored, or disparaged--documents not consulted, architecture not studied, material traces preserved in the dirt.

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My Book of the Dead

New Poems

University of New Mexico Press, High Road Books

My Book of the Dead is a remarkable collection that features a poet at the height of her craft.

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Commissions y Corridos

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

The poems collected here insist that with the power to do right, people also have a responsibility to themselves, their loved ones, and complete strangers to be better and strive harder.

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origin story

poems

University of New Mexico Press

origin story outlines a family history of distant sisters, grieving mothers and daughters, and alcoholic fathers.

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The Blood Poems

University of New Mexico Press

The Blood Poems is one part bloodletting, one part healing, and one part sensuous celebration as Jessica Helen Lopez lays out what it means to be a strong brown woman, a single mother, and the kickass bard that the twenty-first century needs.

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Nowhere

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

This brilliant debut collection offers cohesive trauma narratives and essential counter-narratives to addiction stories, and it consistently complicates the stories told by the world about so-called fatherless girls and the bodies of women.

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Modernist Poetry and the Limitations of Materialist Theory

The Importance of Constructivist Values

University of New Mexico Press

In Modernist Poetry and the Limitations of Materialist Theory, Charles Altieri skillfully dissects the benefits and limitations of Materialist theory for works of art.

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Expanding Authorship

Transformations in American Poetry since 1950

University of New Mexico Press

Expanding Authorship collects Peter Middleton's significant essays exploring how the agency of the disputed figure of the author has increasingly extended beyond an individual, narratable self.

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Native Peoples, Politics, and Society in Contemporary Paraguay

Multidisciplinary Perspectives

University of New Mexico Press

This unique collection of multidisciplinary essays explores recent developments in Paraguay over the course of the last thirty years since General Alfred Stroessner fell from power in 1989.

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Circling the Canon, Volume II

The Selected Book Reviews of Marjorie Perloff, 1995–2017

University of New Mexico Press

Circling the Canon, Volume II focuses on the second half of Marjorie Perloff's prolific career, showcasing reviews from 1995 through her 2017 reconsiderations of Jonathan Culler's theory of the lyric and William Empson's classic Seven Types of Ambiguity.

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