Titles by Publisher

Before Brasília

Frontier Life in Central Brazil
By Mary C. Karasch

Before Brasília offers an in-depth exploration of life in the captaincy of Goiás during the late colonial and early national period of Brazilian history.

Chasing Dichos through Chimayó

By Don J. Usner

In these reflections on the dichos of the Chimayó Valley in northern New Mexico native son Don J. Usner has written a memoir that is also a valuable source of information on the rich language and culture of the region.

Gamboa's World

Justice, Silver Mining, and Imperial Reform in New Spain
By Christopher Albi

Gamboa’s World examines the changing legal landscape of eighteenth-century Mexico through the lens of the jurist Francisco Xavier de Gamboa (1717–1794).

Designs and Anthropologies

Frictions and Affinities
Edited by Keith M. MurphyEitan Y. Wilf

Subjects: Anthropology

Richard Tregaskis

Reporting under Fire from Guadalcanal to Vietnam
By Ray E. Boomhower

Boomhower’s riveting book is the first to tell Tregaskis’s gripping life story, concentrating on his intrepid reporting experiences during World War II and his fascination with war and its effect on the men who fought it.

Sacred City

By Theodore C. Van Alst

Our young narrator now heads deeper into the heart of the city and himself, accompanied by ancestors and spirits who help him and the reader see that Chicago was, is, and always will be Indian Country.

Subjects: Fiction

The Nature of Lake Tahoe

A Photographic History, 1860–1960
By Peter Goin

Preserving this rich history through an extensive collection of archival images, Peter Goin presents a photographic history of the Tahoe Basin over a hundred-year period in The Nature of Lake Tahoe.

James Silas Calhoun

First Governor of New Mexico Territory and First Indian Agent
By Sherry Robinson

Veteran journalist and author Sherry Robinson presents readers with the first full biography of New Mexico’s first territorial governor, James Silas Calhoun.

Trumpism, Mexican America, and the Struggle for Latinx Citizenship

Edited by Phillip B. GonzalesRenato RosaldoMary Louise Pratt

Driven by the overwhelming political urgency of the moment, the contributors to this volume seek to frame Trumpism’s origins and political effects.

Subjects: Anthropology

Memorial Ride

By Stephen Graham Jones

Memorial Ride is a high-speed, ragtag chase across the American Southwest.

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