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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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Poggio Civitate (Murlo)

This richly illustrated volume provides the first broad synthesis of findings at Poggio Civitate, one of the best-preserved Etruscan archaeological sites.

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Far From Respectable

Dave Hickey and His Art

The first book on the critic and essayist Dave Hickey, Far from Respectable examines the life and work of this controversial figure, whose writing changed the discourse around art and popular culture.

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The Republican Party of Texas

A Political History

From Reconstruction to the twenty-first century, a former executive director of the Republican Party of Texas presents a comprehensive history of his party and its meandering path from limited local appeal to political dominance.

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American Twilight

The Cinema of Tobe Hooper

A master of gritty horror, Tobe Hooper captured on-screen an America in constant crisis and upended myths of prosperity to reveal the country’s internal decay.

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Grandmothers on Guard

Gender, Aging, and the Minutemen at the US-Mexico Border

An incisive portrait of nationalism in the United States, Grandmothers on Guard tells the story of older women who found meaning and community in the Minutemen, an anti-immigrant vigilante movement.

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

This close analysis of Alfonso Cuarón’s Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban examines how collaborative authorship produced a thematically layered blockbuster film with a distinctively cinematic point of view.

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Vital Voids

Cavities and Holes in Mesoamerican Material Culture

An innovative study argues that in Mesoamerica, holes were conceived and produced as conduits of vital forces and material abundance, prerequisites for the emergence of life.

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Seeing Sideways

A Memoir of Music and Motherhood

A follow-up to the critically acclaimed Rat Girl, this beautifully written memoir takes readers on an emotional journey through the author’s life as she reflects on thirty years of music and motherhood.

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A Single Star and Bloody Knuckles

A History of Politics and Race in Texas

A new look at the last 150 years of Texas’s contentious political history, told decade by decade through the prism of the state’s famous, infamous, and unsung figures.

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The Myth of the Amateur

A History of College Athletic Scholarships

A deft examination of the controversy over paying men and women college athletes, which persuasively argues that, for all the NCAA’s insistence on amateurism today, college sports have never been amateur.

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Why Solange Matters

A Black feminist punk performer and important new voice recounts the dramatic story of an incandescent musician and artist whose unconventional journey to international success on her own terms was far more important than her family name.

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Land without Masters

Agrarian Reform and Political Change under Peru's Military Government

A fresh perspective on the way the Peruvian government's major 1969 agrarian reforms transformed the social, cultural, and political landscape of the country.

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