Established in 1950, the University of Texas Press produces approximately one hundred new books each year and has over 3000 books in print. Their areas of scholarly concentration include American studies, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art, classics, film and media studies, food studies and cookbooks, history, Jewish studies, Latin American and pre-Columbian studies, Latinx studies, Middle Eastern studies, music, nature and environment, photography, and Texas and the Southwest. In addition, UT Press publishes books of general interest for a wider audience on a variety of subjects, including history, current affairs, the visual arts, music, and food, among others, as well as books on the history, culture, arts, and natural history of Texas.
The Entablo Manuscript
Water Rituals and Khipu Boards of San Pedro de Casta, Peru
Landscape, Memory, and Commodities in China's Contemporary Borderlands
How China’s borderlands transformed politically and culturally throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Defining Historical Eras in Ancient Roman Thought
How the notion of unique eras influenced the Roman view of time and the narration of history from various perspectives.
The Value Gap
Female-Driven Films from Pitch to Premiere
How female directors, producers, and writers navigate the challenges and barriers facing female-driven projects at each stage of filmmaking in contemporary Hollywood.
Comic Book Illustration, Artistic Styles, and Narrative Impact
An examination of the art in superhero comics and how style influences comic narratives.
Water and Afro-Diasporic Spirits in Latinx and Caribbean Worlds
How water enables Caribbean and Latinx writers to reconnect to their pasts, presents, and futures.
Selling Science Fiction Cinema
Making and Marketing a Genre
How science fiction films in the 1950s were marketed and helped create the broader genre itself.
Astros and Asterisks
Houston's Sign-Stealing Scandal Explained
An in-depth and multiperspectival look at the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal and its roots in the culture of baseball fandom.
The Comitán Valley
Sculpture and Identity on the Maya Frontier
An exploration of the understudied sculpture of the Maya frontier.
Labors of Fear
The Modern Horror Film Goes to Work
How work and capitalism inspire horror in modern film.
The Thirty-first of March
An Intimate Portrait of Lyndon Johnson
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