New Releases

Dreams Unreal

The Genesis of the Psychedelic Rock Poster
By Titus O’Brien

The poster art that gave visual life to the amazing music of 1965 to 1970 lives on in Dreams Unreal.

Staging Frontiers

The Making of Modern Popular Culture in Argentina and Uruguay
By William Garrett Acree

In this expansive and engaging narrative William Acree guides readers through the deep history of popular entertainment before turning to circus culture and rural dramas that celebrated the countryside on stage.

Heroes of the Borderlands

The Western in Mexican Film, Comics, and Music
By Christopher Conway

Christopher Conway’s lavishly illustrated Heroes of the Borderlands tells the surprising story of the Mexican Western for the first time, exploring how Mexican authors and artists reimagined US film and comic book Westerns to address Mexican politics and culture.

Gangs of the El Paso–Juárez Borderland

A History
By Mike Tapia

This thought-provoking book examines gang history in the region encompassing West Texas, Southern New Mexico, and Northern Chihuahua, Mexico.

Subjects: SouthwestHistory

Contested Nation

The Mapuche, Bandits, and State Formation in Nineteenth-Century Chile
By Pilar M. Herr

Contested Nation argues that with Chilean independence, Araucanía—because of its status as a separate nation-state—became essential to the territorial integrity of the new Chilean Republic.

Nación Genízara

Ethnogenesis, Place, and Identity in New Mexico
Edited by Moises GonzalesEnrique R. Lamadrid

Nación Genízara examines the history, cultural evolution, and survival of the Genízaro people.

Victory on Earth or in Heaven

Mexico's Religionero Rebellion
By Brian A. Stauffer

This work reconstructs the history of Mexico’s forgotten “Religionero” rebellion of 1873–1877, an armed Catholic challenge to the government of Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada.

Human

The Art of Beth Cavener
By Garth ClarkEzra ShalesLauren Redding

The animals in Beth Cavener’s work are better described as avatars, embodiments of persons or emotions that disguise her subjects.

Subjects: Art

Affinities

Photographs by Timothy Hearsum
Photographs by Timothy Hearsum

Affinities is a multilayered exploration of the similarities as well as the contrasts Timothy Hearsum finds in his subjects.

Subjects: Photography

Beings

The Art of Mark Spencer
By Clayton CampbellDavid Clemmer

Since 1969 Mark Spencer has been producing drawings and paintings that are compelling, beautiful, and sometimes disturbing.

Subjects: Art

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