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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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Japanese Brazilian Saudades

Diasporic Identities and Cultural Production

University Press of Colorado

Explores the self-definition of Nikkei discourse in Portuguese-language cultural production by Brazilian authors of Japanese ancestry and suggests an alternative model of postcoloniality, particularly as it pertains to the post–World War II experience of Nikkei people in Brazil.

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Manufactured Light

Mirrors in the Mesoamerican Realm

University Press of Colorado
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Lithic Technologies in Sedentary Societies

University Press of Colorado

Examines lithic technology from ancient societies in Mesoamerica, the Near East, South Asia, and North America.

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Governors and the Progressive Movement

University Press of Colorado

The first comprehensive overview of the Progressive movement’s unfolding at the state level, covering every state in existence at the time through the words and actions of state governors.

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Religion, History, and Place in the Origin of Settled Life

Edited by Ian Hodder
University Press of Colorado

This volume explores the role of religion and ritual in the origin of settled life in the Middle East.

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Interregional Interaction in Ancient Mesoamerica

University Press of Colorado

Explores the role of interregional interaction in the dynamic sociocultural processes that shaped the pre-Columbian societies of Mesoamerica.

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The Archaeology of Medieval Islamic Frontiers

From the Mediterranean to the Caspian Sea

Edited by A. Asa Eger
University Press of Colorado

The Archaeology of Medieval Islamic Frontiers demonstrates that different areas of the Islamic polity previously understood as “minor frontiers” were, in fact, of substantial importance to state formation.

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La Consentida

Settlement, Subsistence, and Social Organization in an Early Formative Mesoamerican Community

University Press of Colorado
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Anthropomorphizing the Cosmos

Middle Preclassic Lowland Maya Figurines, Ritual, and Time

University Press of Colorado

Explores the sociocultural significance of more than three hundred Middle Preclassic Maya figurines uncovered at the site of Nixtun-Ch'ich' on Lake Petén Itzá in northern Guatemala.

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