Titles by Publisher

Spooky Archaeology

Myth and the Science of the Past
By Jeb J. Card

By exploring the development of archaeology, this book helps us understand what archaeology is and why it matters.

Subjects: Archaeology

The Space-Age Presidency of John F. Kennedy

A Rare Photographic History
By John BisneyJ. L. Pickering

This engaging and unprecedented work captures the compelling story of John F. Kennedy’s role in advancing the United States’ space program, set against the Cold War with the Soviet Union.

Ceramics of the Indigenous Cultures of South America

Studies of Production and Exchange through Compositional Analysis
Edited by Michael D. GlascockHector NeffKevin J. Vaughn

This cohesive edited volume showcases data collected from more than seven thousand ceramic artifacts including pottery, figurines, clay pipes, and other objects from sites across South America.

Negotiating Structural Vulnerability in Cancer Control

Edited by Julie ArminNancy J. BurkeLaura Eichelberger

The contributors utilize insights gained from studies on cancer to extend structural vulnerability beyond its original conceptualization to encompass spatiality, temporality, and biosocial shifts in both individual and institutional arrangements.

Cabañuelas

A Novel
By Norma Elia Cantú

In Cantú's latest novel Nena must decide where she can best be true to her entire self: in Spain with Paco or in Laredo, her home, where her job and family await her return.

Subjects: Fiction

Into the Canyon

Seven Years in Navajo Country
By Lucy Moore

"A delight to read; an invaluable historical and cultural narrative."--Leslie Marmon Silko

Brothels, Bordellos, and Bad Girls

Prostitution in Colorado, 1860-1930
By Jan MacKell

This look at prostitution in Colorado, 1860-1930, uncovers the lives and woes of "working girls" in mining towns such as Cripple Creek.

Marvels and Miracles in Late Colonial Mexico

Three Texts in Context
By William B. Taylor

Consisting of three rare documents about miracles from this period, each accompanied by an introductory essay, this study serves as a source book and complement to the author's Shrines and Miraculous Images: Religious Life in Mexico Before the Reforma.

Ballad of a Slopsucker

Stories
By Juan Alvarado Valdivia

Based in Northern California and examining a variety of themes, including love, family, and masculinity, these stories offer an important new perspective on the experiences of Latinos and Latinas in the United States and complicate ideas of nationhood, identity, and the definition of home.

Subjects: Short Stories

Shrines and Miraculous Images

Religious Life in Mexico Before the Reforma
By William B. Taylor

William Taylor explores the use of local and regional shrines, and devotion to images of Christ and Mary, including Our Lady of Guadalupe, to get to the heart of the politics and practices of faith in Mexico before the Reforma.

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