Titles by Subject

Native American Rhetoric

Edited by Lawrence W. Gross

Native American Rhetoric is the first book to explore rhetorical traditions from within individual Native communities and Native languages.

A Critical Collection on Alejandro Morales

Forging an Alternative Chicano Fiction
Edited by Marc García-MartínezFrancisco A. Lomelí

The fourteen essays included in this compendium examine Morales’ novels and short stories.

Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950, Volume 2

Mind, Nation, and Power
Edited by Robert von HallbergRobert Faggen

Horace speaks of poetry delighting and instructing. While Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950, Volume 1 explores the pleasures of poetry—its language, forms, and musicality—volume 2 focuses on the public dimensions.

Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950, Volume 1

Language, Form, and Music
Edited by Robert von HallbergRobert Faggen

The essays collected in both volumes of Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950 move away from esoteric literary criticism toward a more evaluative and speculative inquiry that will serve as the basis from which poets will be discussed and taught over the next half-century and beyond.

El feliz ingenio neomexicano

Felipe M. Chacón and Poesía y prosa
Edited and Translated by Anna M. NogarA. Gabriel Meléndez

El feliz ingenio neomexicano is a bilingual recovery edition of Obras de Felipe Maximiliano Chacón, el Cantor Neomexicano: Poesía y prosa, the first collection of poetry published by a Mexican American author.

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.

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.

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

The chapters in this captivating volume demonstrate the importance and power of design and the ubiquitous and forceful effects it has on human life within the study of anthropology.

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

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