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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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The Geysers of Yellowstone

Sixth Edition

University Press of Colorado
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The Colorado Trail in Crisis

A Naturalist’s Field Report on Climate Change in Mountain Ecosystems

University Press of Colorado

The Colorado Trail in Crisis addresses the sweeping transformation of western forests and wilderness ecosystems affected by climate change. 

  • Copyright year: 2024
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The Colorado Trail in Crisis

A Naturalist's Field Report on Climate Change in Mountain Ecosystems

University Press of Colorado

The Colorado Trail in Crisis addresses the sweeping transformation of western forests and wilderness ecosystems affected by climate change. 

  • Copyright year: 2024
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The Nahua

Language and Culture from the 16th Century to the Present

University Press of Colorado
  • Copyright year: 2024
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The Sheep Industry of Territorial New Mexico

Livestock, Land, and Dollars

University Press of Colorado

The Sheep Industry of Territorial New Mexico offers a detailed account of the New Mexico sheep industry during the territorial period (1846–1912) when it flourished. 

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Power, Prayers, and Protection

A Cultural History of the Utah San Juan River Navajo

University Press of Colorado
  • Copyright year: 2022
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Violence and Inequality

An Archaeological History

University Press of Colorado

Violence and Inequality explores the deep-time archaeological relationship between violence and inequality, focusing on prehistoric archaeology’s contribution to the understanding of the human dynamics among coercive force, aggression, and the state. 

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Brooke at the Bar

Inside Our Legal System

By Brooke Wunnicke; Compiled by Diane B. Wunnicke; Foreword by Thomas J. Noel
University Press of Colorado
  • Copyright year: 2023
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Francisco López de Gómara's General History of the Indies

University Press of Colorado

This work is the first English translation of the entire text of part one of sixteenth-century Spanish historian Francisco López de Gómara’s General History of the Indies.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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The Friar and the Maya

Diego de Landa and the Account of the Things of Yucatan

University Press of Colorado

The Friar and the Maya offers a full study and new translation of the Relación de las Cosas de Yucatán (Account of the Things of Yucatan) by a unique set of eminent scholars, created by them over more than a decade from the original manuscript held by the Real Academia de la Historia in Madrid.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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