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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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From a Taller Tower

The Rise of the American Mass Shooter

There is no silence on earth deeper than the silence between gunshots; From a Taller Tower faces the depths of that silence, which follows in the wake of the mass shootings that have plagued the United States.

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Roots of Resistance

A Story of Gender, Race, and Labor on the North Coast of Honduras

A first-of-its-kind study of the working-class culture of resistance on the Honduran North Coast and the radical organizing that challenged US capital and foreign intervention at the onset of the Cold War, examining gender, race, and place.

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Arrian the Historian

Writing the Greek Past in the Roman Empire

The most comprehensive study to date of Arrian of Nicomedia as a historical thinker, this book enriches broader understandings of the way history is written and sheds new light on intellectual culture in the Roman Empire.

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The First New Chronicle and Good Government

On the History of the World and the Incas up to 1615

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Tragedy Plus Time

National Trauma and Television Comedy

As the saying goes, “Comedy equals tragedy plus time,” but in the face of tragedies on a national scale, comedy becomes the medium through which audiences untangle accepted understandings of what it means to be American.

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Banana Cultures

Agriculture, Consumption, and Environmental Change in Honduras and the United States

A lively, interdisciplinary history of why the banana became America's most popular fresh fruit and how its popularity has affected the “banana republics” of Central America.

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Why Labelle Matters

Crafting a legacy all their own, the reinvented Labelle subverted the “girl group” aesthetic to invoke the act’s Afrofuturist spirit and make manifest their vision of Black womanhood.

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The Sports Revolution

How Texas Changed the Culture of American Athletics

The story of Texas’s impact on American sports culture during the civil rights and second-wave feminist movements, this book offers a new understanding of sports and society in the state and the nation as a whole.

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A Singing Army

Zilphia Horton and the Highlander Folk School

The first biography of activist and musician Zilphia Horton, a woman who inspired thousands of working people and left a legacy that changed the world.

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Modernity for the Masses

Antonio Bonet's Dreams for Buenos Aires

A provocative examination of how the discourse and practice of modern architecture was transformed by its encounter with large populations and the volatile politics of twentieth-century Argentina.

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It Can Be This Way Always

Images from the Kerrville Folk Festival

A graceful and searching photographic ode to the people of the Kerrville Folk Festival, who gather annually in the Texas Hill Country to celebrate music and live an idealistic combination of nonconformity and intentional community.

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Herodotus and the Question Why

An intriguing study of the methods used by the Father of History, providing a new window into ancient historiography and the interwoven nature of scientific and historical discovery.

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