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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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Choreographing Mexico

Festive Performances and Dancing Histories of a Nation

The impact of folkloric dance and performance on Mexican cultural politics and national identity.

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Cinema's Original Sin

D.W. Griffith, American Racism, and the Rise of Film Culture

How century-long arguments about The Birth of a Nation have profoundly shaped ideas about film, race, and art.

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Conjured Bodies

Queer Racialization in Contemporary Latinidad

This study argues that powerful authorities and institutions exploit the ambiguity of Latinidad in ways that obscure inequalities in the United States.

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A Century of Brazilian Documentary Film

From Nationalism to Protest

The first comprehensive study of Brazilian documentary filmmaking, offering a sweeping look at more than a century of cinematic journalism, propaganda, and artistry.

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The Continuing Storm

Learning from Katrina

This final volume in the award-winning Katrina Bookshelf series reflects upon the lessons of Hurricane Katrina and what they reveal about our society and current cultural climate.

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Black Panther

An exploration of the artistic and political importance of a pioneering film.

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The Empire of Effects

Industrial Light and Magic and the Rendering of Realism

How one company created the dominant aesthetic of digital realism.

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The Essential Isocrates

The foundational writings of Isocrates, newly translated and placed in historical context.

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Crossing Waters

Undocumented Migration in Hispanophone Caribbean and Latinx Literature & Art

An innovative study of the artistic representations of undocumented migration within the Hispanophone Caribbean.

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Mario Barradas and Son Jarocho

The Journey of a Mexican Regional Music

The regional and transnational impact of the Son Jarocho musical tradition.

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More City than Water

A Houston Flood Atlas

Writers explore a city’s relationship with chronic catastrophic flooding.

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Why Patti Smith Matters

A meditation on the artistry and influence of Patti Smith.

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