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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.

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The Entablo Manuscript

Water Rituals and Khipu Boards of San Pedro de Casta, Peru

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Ghostlight

A collection of otherworldly photographs of Southern wetlands featuring an original ghost story.

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Shifting Sands

Landscape, Memory, and Commodities in China's Contemporary Borderlands

How China’s borderlands transformed politically and culturally throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

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Saeculum

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.

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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.

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Super Bodies

Comic Book Illustration, Artistic Styles, and Narrative Impact

An examination of the art in superhero comics and how style influences comic narratives.

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Channeling Knowledges

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.

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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.

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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.

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The Comitán Valley

Sculpture and Identity on the Maya Frontier

An exploration of the understudied sculpture of the Maya frontier.

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Labors of Fear

The Modern Horror Film Goes to Work

How work and capitalism inspire horror in modern film.

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The Thirty-first of March

An Intimate Portrait of Lyndon Johnson

An intimate retelling of Lyndon B. Johnson’s politics and pre.sidency by one of his closest advisors.

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