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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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In This Body

Kaqchikel Maya and the Grounding of Spirit

University of New Mexico Press

This account of life in one highland Maya community shows how, among Kaqchikels, spirit expresses itself fundamentally through the body, and not as something entirely separate from the body.

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Beyond Geopolitics

New Histories of Latin America at the League of Nations

University of New Mexico Press

Using research in frequently overlooked collections, Beyond Geopolitics makes groundbreaking contributions to the study of Latin American international relations, the history of the League of Nations, and the broader story of cooperation across borders.

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From Shipmates to Soldiers

Emerging Black Identities in the Río de la Plata

University of New Mexico Press

This book analyzes the lives of Africans and their descendants in Montevideo and Buenos Aires from the late colonial era to the first decades of independence.

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Pie Town Revisited

University of New Mexico Press

In this book author-photographer Arthur Drooker documents his own travels to Pie Town to find out what became of it seventy years after Lee visited.

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Just South of Zion

The Mormons in Mexico and Its Borderlands

University of New Mexico Press

Just South of Zion assembles new scholarship on the first century of Mormon history in Mexico, from 1847 to 1947.

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Brazil through French Eyes

A Nineteenth-Century Artist in the Tropics

University of New Mexico Press

In this book historian Ana Lucia Araujo examines Biard's Brazil with special attention to what she calls his "tropical romanticism": a vision of the country with an emphasis on the exotic.

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You Must Fight Them

A Novella and Stories

University of New Mexico Press

In this collection we meet characters navigating the difficult situations that arise when different worlds collide.

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¡Corrido!

The Living Ballad of Mexico's Western Coast

University of New Mexico Press

The present compilation of ballads from the Mexican states of Guerrero and Oaxaca documents one of the world's great traditions of heroic song, a tradition that has thrived continuously for the last hundred years.

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Moonshots and Snapshots of Project Apollo

A Rare Photographic History

University of New Mexico Press

Beginning in 1967, Moonshots and Snapshots of Project Apollo chronicles the program's twelve missions and its two follow-ons, Skylab and the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project.

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The Quotable Amelia Earhart

University of New Mexico Press

This definitive resource provides a concise, documented collection of Earhart's quotations so that her words, as well as her achievements, may inspire a new generation.

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¡Cancerlandia!

A Memoir

University of New Mexico Press

Comic and unsparing, ¡Cancerlandia! chronicles Alvarado Valdivia's journey as he not only fights to survive his personified adversary, Mr. Hodgkins, but also as he struggles with his own self-destructive spirit.

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A Civil War History of the New Mexico Volunteers and Militia

University of New Mexico Press

Thompson draws on service records and numerous other archival sources that few earlier scholars have seen in this comprehensive work.

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A Life on Hold

Living with Schizophrenia

University of New Mexico Press

Méndez-Negrete's powerful account is the first memoir by a Mexican American author to share the devastation and hope a family experiences in dealing with schizophrenia.

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Heresies

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

The poems incorporate history, legend, and magical realism to create a cross-cultural baroque feeling.

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Self-Portrait with Spurs and Sulfur

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

Through persona poems and odes, the collection argues that the muddier the narrative, the closer the story gets to truth.

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The Haunting of the Mexican Border

A Woman's Journey

University of New Mexico Press

"This is an important book at the right time. We need to read this story and understand its vision. Recommended."--Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The Devil's Highway: A True Story

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The Allure of Nezahualcoyotl

Pre-Hispanic History, Religion, and Nahua Poetics

University of New Mexico Press

Lee offers a more realistic portrait of the legendary Aztec ruler Nezahualcoyotl, derived from examination of original Nahuatl codices and poetry, as well as Spanish chronicles.

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Roadside New Mexico

A Guide to Historic Markers, Revised and Expanded Edition

By David Pike; Foreword by Beverly Duran
University of New Mexico Press

This revised and expanded edition of Roadside New Mexico provides additional information about these sites and includes approximately one hundred new markers, sixty-five of which document the contribution of women to the history of New Mexico.

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New Mexico 2050

Edited by Fred Harris
University of New Mexico Press

Here some of the state's most noted and qualified policy experts answer two vital questions: New Mexico 2050--What can we be? What will we be?

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Reining in the Rio Grande

People, Land, and Water

University of New Mexico Press

This study examines human interactions with the Rio Grande from prehistoric time to the present day and explores what possibilities remain for the desert river.

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Crossing Over

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

"Priscilla Long would take a bridge anywhere to reach her lost sister, and these poems are replete with bridges literal and metaphoric. In her quest and resolve, these words resonate from 'Kaddish for Susanne': 'All praise to all that is.'"--Carole Simmons Oles, author of A Selected History of Her Heart: Poems

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Religion in New Spain

University of New Mexico Press

This extensive study examines the variety of religious practice and tradition that developed from the confluence of the numerous beliefs and cultures in the northern colonies of New Spain.

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Chasing the Santa Fe Ring

Power and Privilege in Territorial New Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

David L. Caffey's book tells the story of the rise and fall of the Santa Fe Ring, looking beyond myth and symbol to explore the history of this remarkably durable alliance.

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Huichol Women, Weavers, and Shamans

University of New Mexico Press

"A beautiful ethnographic work. Schaefer deftly relates mythology, cosmology, family life, and economics within the spiritual practice and mechanics of weaving. There is clearly a preservation ethos underlying Schaefer's work, yet her depiction is not mournful, it is celebratory."--Ethnohistory

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The Wild That Attracts Us

New Critical Essays on Robinson Jeffers

University of New Mexico Press

The first collection in twenty years of essays on Robinson Jeffers, one of the great American poets of the twentieth century, this work signals the sea change in Jeffers scholarship, as well as the increasing breadth and depth of criticism of the literature of the American West.

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Abbey in America

A Philosopher's Legacy in a New Century

Edited by John A. Murray
University of New Mexico Press

Abbey in America, published forty years after Abbey's popular novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, features an all-star list of contributors, including journalists, authors, scholars, and two of Abbey's best friends as they explore Abbey's ideas and legacy through their unique literary, personal, and scholarly perspectives.

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The Spanish Colonial Settlement Landscapes of New Mexico, 1598-1680

University of New Mexico Press

Presented for the first time is a detailed picture of the Spanish settlement landscape of New Mexico during the period from the beginning of colonization in 1598 up to 1680.

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Of Love and Other Passions

Elites, Politics, and Family in Bogotá, Colombia, 1778–1870

University of New Mexico Press

In Of Love and Other Passions Guiomar Dueñas-Vargas delves into the world of emotions among the bourgeois elite in Bogotá from the end of the colonial period to 1870.

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Spaceshots and Snapshots of Projects Mercury and Gemini

A Rare Photographic History

University of New Mexico Press

"A wonderful collection of rarely seen photographs that true space buffs will enjoy. The captions are worth their weight in space-fact gold.."--Richard W. Orloff, coauthor of Apollo: The Definitive Sourcebook

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Advocates for the Oppressed

Hispanos, Indians, Genízaros, and Their Land in New Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

Having written about Hispano land grants and Pueblo Indian grants separately, Malcolm Ebright now brings these narratives together for the first time, reconnecting them and resurrecting lost histories.

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Workers Go Shopping in Argentina

The Rise of Popular Consumer Culture

University of New Mexico Press

Combining theories from the anthropology of consumption, cultural studies, and gender studies with the methodologies of social, cultural, and oral histories, Milanesio shows the exceptional cultural and social visibility of low-income consumers in postwar Argentina along with their unprecedented economic and political influence.

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Wildflowers of the Northern and Central Mountains of New Mexico

Sangre de Cristo, Jemez, Sandia, and Manzano

University of New Mexico Press

This unique reference work describes over 350 wildflowers and flowering shrubs that grow in New Mexico's Sangre de Cristo, Jemez, Sandia, and Manzano Mountains, as well as neighboring ranges, including the Manzanita, San Pedro, Ortiz, and other lower-elevation mountains in central portions of the state.

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A Vision of Voices

John Crosby and the Santa Fe Opera

University of New Mexico Press

"An authoritative and exhaustive examination of John Crosby--the musician, the visionary, the impresario, the man--and his magnum opus, the Santa Fe Opera."--Juliana Gondek, professor of voice and opera studies, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

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Finding Abbey

The Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave

University of New Mexico Press

"Prentiss reveals the power of Ed Abbey's lasting call to action, not just as a Monkey Wrencher, but also as an ethicist who lives by Ed's own motto, 'Follow the truth no matter where it leads.'"--Jack Loeffler, author of Adventures with Ed: A Portrait of Abbey

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Miziker’s Complete Event Planner’s Handbook

Tips, Terminology, and Techniques for Success

University of New Mexico Press

With decades of experience as a gala event planner, award-winning director and producer Ron Miziker presents the ultimate guide to planning and executing every special event in this one-of-a-kind guidebook.

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Maya Imagery, Architecture, and Activity

Space and Spatial Analysis in Art History

University of New Mexico Press

Maya Imagery, Architecture, and Activity privileges art historical perspectives in addressing the ways the ancient Maya organized, manipulated, created, interacted with, and conceived of the world around them.

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Unruly Waters

A Social and Environmental History of the Brazos River

University of New Mexico Press

This environmental history of the Brazos traces the techniques that engineers and politicians have repeatedly used to try to manage its flow.

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The Faster Redder Road

The Best UnAmerican Stories of Stephen Graham Jones

University of New Mexico Press

This collection showcases the best writings of Stephen Graham Jones, whose career is developing rapidly from the noir underground to the mainstream.

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The Women's National Indian Association

A History

University of New Mexico Press

Mathes's edited volume, the first book to address the history of the WNIA, comprises essays by eight authors on the work of this important reform group.

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Community Health Narratives

A Reader

Edited by Emily Mendenhall and Kathy Wollner; Foreword by Bechara Choucair; Illustrated by Hannah Adams Burque
University of New Mexico Press

Community Health Narratives: A Reader along with its companions Global Health Narratives: A Reader for Youth and Environmental Health Narratives: A Reader for Youth (UNM Press), provides a comprehensive curriculum that examines people's health experiences across cultures and nations.

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Report to the Department of the Interior

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

Constructed as a series of reports to the Department of the Interior, these poems of grief, anger, defiance, and resistance focus on the oppressive educational system adopted by Indian boarding schools and the struggle Native Americans experienced to retain and honor traditional ways of life and culture.

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One Day I'll Tell You the Things I've Seen

Stories

University of New Mexico Press

The stories in Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez's intimate conversational narrative take readers around the world, from the orchards of California to the cornfields of Iowa, from the neighborhoods of Madrid and Mexico City to the Asian shore of Istanbul.

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Hoe, Heaven, and Hell

My Boyhood in Rural New Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

In this account of his boyhood García writes unforgettably about his family's village life, telling story after story, all of them true, and fascinating everyone interested in New Mexico history and culture.

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The Arranged Marriage

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

"Jehanne Dubrow in her fifth book of poems tells us a story so compelling that we put down our tasks and turn to her voice."--Hilda Raz, author of All Odd and Splendid

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Painted Turtle

Woman with Guitar

University of New Mexico Press

"Major brings his characters to life with the accretion of specific details. Even so, his novel is distinctly spiritual, emphasizing the significance of traditional beliefs in the lives of Painted Turtle and her family."--Publishers Weekly

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The Canyon

A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

To read this quiet, rich evocation of adolescent watchfulness is to experience what it is like to be fourteen years old, waiting for something to happen, aware of everything but oblivious to as much of it as possible.

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Coronado

Knight of Pueblos and Plains

University of New Mexico Press

Herbert Eugene Bolton's classic of southwestern history, first published in 1949, delivers the epic account of Francisco Vásquez de Coronado's sixteenth-century entrada to the North American frontier of the Spanish Empire.

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Four Square Leagues

Pueblo Indian Land in New Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

This long-awaited book is the most detailed and up-to-date account of the complex history of Pueblo Indian land in New Mexico, beginning in the late seventeenth century and continuing to the present day.

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The Hero Twins

A Navajo-English Story of the Monster Slayers

University of New Mexico Press

Told in Navajo, the Diné language, and English, this story exists in many versions, and all demonstrate the importance of thinking, patience, persistence, bravery, and reverence.

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Jemez Spring

University of New Mexico Press

Rudolfo Anaya's latest Sonny Baca mystery eerily reflects current events: it involves terrorists, environmental activists, and water rights in the Southwest.

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