University of New Mexico Press

South Mountain Park and Preserve

A Guide to the Trails, Plants, and Animals in Phoenix's Most Popular City Park
By Andrew Lenartz

A true southwestern treasure, this all-inclusive guide to South Mountain Park and Preserve encourages readers to discover the nature and adventure available in this massive outdoor playground.

Unburied Lives

The Historical Archaeology of Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Davis, Texas, 1869–1875
By Laurie A. Wilkie

In Unburied Lives Wilkie demonstrates how we can “listen” to stories found in things neglected, ignored, or disparaged—documents not consulted, architecture not studied, material traces preserved in the dirt.

Nowhere

Poems
By Katie Schmid

This brilliant debut collection offers cohesive trauma narratives and essential counter-narratives to addiction stories, and it consistently complicates the stories told by the world about so-called fatherless girls and the bodies of women.

Subjects: Poetry

Commissions y Corridos

Poems
By Hakim Bellamy

The poems collected here insist that with the power to do right, people also have a responsibility to themselves, their loved ones, and complete strangers to be better and strive harder.

Subjects: Poetry

The Blood Poems

By Jessica Helen Lopez

The Blood Poems is one part bloodletting, one part healing, and one part sensuous celebration as Jessica Helen Lopez lays out what it means to be a strong brown woman, a single mother, and the kickass bard that the twenty-first century needs.

Subjects: Poetry

origin story

poems
By Gary Jackson

origin story outlines a family history of distant sisters, grieving mothers and daughters, and alcoholic fathers.

Subjects: Poetry

Modernist Poetry and the Limitations of Materialist Theory

The Importance of Constructivist Values
By Charles Altieri

In Modernist Poetry and the Limitations of Materialist Theory, Charles Altieri skillfully dissects the benefits and limitations of Materialist theory for works of art.

Expanding Authorship

Transformations in American Poetry since 1950
By Peter Middleton

Expanding Authorship collects important essays by Peter Middleton that show the many ways in which, in a world of proliferating communications media, poetry-making is increasingly the work of agencies extending beyond that of a single, identifiable author.

Native Peoples, Politics, and Society in Contemporary Paraguay

Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Edited by Barbara A. Ganson

This unique collection of multidisciplinary essays explores recent developments in Paraguay over the course of the last thirty years since General Alfredo Stroessner fell from power in 1989.

Crossing Borders

My Journey in Music
By Max BacaCraig Harris

Baca’s music grew out of the harsh life of the borderland, and the duality of borderland music—its keening beauty—remains a recurring theme in everything he does.

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