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Founded in 1965, the University Press of Colorado is a nonprofit cooperative publishing enterprise supported, in part, by Adams State University, Colorado State University, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University of Denver, University of Colorado, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University, and Western Colorado University.

In 2012, University Press of Colorado merged with Utah State University Press, which was established in 1972. USU Press titles are managed as an active imprint of University Press of Colorado, and they maintain offices in both Louisville, Colorado, and Logan, Utah.

The University Press of Colorado, including the Utah State University Press imprint, publishes forty to forty-five new titles each year, with the goal of facilitating communication among scholars and providing the peoples of the state and region with a fair assessment of their histories, cultures, and resources.

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Adapting to the Land

A History of Agriculture in Colorado

University Press of Colorado
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Night and Darkness in Ancient Mesoamerica

University Press of Colorado

Night and Darkness in Ancient Mesoamerica is the first volume to explicitly incorporate how nocturnal aspects of the natural world were imbued with deep cultural meanings and expressed by different peoples from various time periods in Mexico and Central America.

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Beyond the Betrayal

The Memoir of a World War II Japanese American Draft Resister of Conscience

University Press of Colorado

Beyond the Betrayal is a lyrically written memoir by Yoshito Kuromiya, a Nisei member of the Fair Play Committee (FPC) that was organized at the Heart Mountain War Relocation Authority camp.

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Teotihuacan and Early Classic Mesoamerica

Multi-Scalar Perspectives on Power, Identity, and Interregional Relations

University Press of Colorado
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Study of the Raft

University Press of Colorado, Center for Literary Publishing
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The Battle of Beecher Island and the Indian War of 1867-1869

Second Edition

University Press of Colorado

During the morning hours of September 17, 1868, on a sandbar in the middle of the Republican River in eastern Colorado, a large group of Cheyenne Dog Men, Arapaho, and Sioux attacked about fifty civilian scouts under the command of Major George A. Forsyth.

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The Archaeology of Greater Nicoya

Two Decades of Research in Nicaragua and Costa Rica

University Press of Colorado
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Becoming Colorado

The Centennial State in 100 Objects

University Press of Colorado

In Becoming Colorado, historian William Wei paints a vivid portrait of Colorado history using 100 of the most striking artifacts from Colorado’s history.

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