Titles by Subject

Graciela

One Woman's Story of War, Survival, and Perseverance in the Peruvian Andes
By Nicole Coffey Kellett

Graciela chronicles the life a Quechua-speaking Indigenous woman in the remote Andean highlands during the civil war in Peru that killed seventy thousand and displaced hundreds of thousands more in the 1980s and 1990s.

The New Death

Mortality and Death Care in the Twenty-First Century
Edited by Shannon Lee DawdyTamara Kneese

The New Death brings together scholars who are intrigued by today’s rapidly changing death practices and attitudes.

Subjects: Anthropology

Ethnographic Refusals, Unruly Latinidades

Edited by Alex E. ChavézGina M. Pérez

The essays in this collection do not offer simple solutions to histories of colonialism, patriarchy, and misogyny through which gender binaries and racial hierarches have been imposed and reproduced, but rather provide a crucial opportunity for reflection on and continued reimagination of the contours of Latinidad.

Subjects: Anthropology

La Mina

A Royal Moche Tomb
By Christopher B. Donnan

La Mina: A Royal Moche Tomb focuses on La Mina, an extraordinarily rich tomb that was looted on the north coast of Peru in 1987.

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.

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.

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.

Religious Transformation in Maya Guatemala

Cultural Collapse and Christian Pentecostal Revitalization
Edited by John P. Hawkins

Drawing on over fifty years of research and data collected by field-school students, Hawkins argues that two factors—cultural collapse and systematic social and economic exclusion—explain the recent religious transformation of Maya Guatemala and the style and emotional intensity through which that transformation is expressed.

Archaeologies of Violence and Privilege

Edited by Christopher N. MatthewsBradley D. Phillippi

In Archaeologies of Violence and Privilege, archaeologists Christopher N. Matthews and Bradley D. Phillippi bring together a collection of authors who document the ways in which past social formations rested on violent acts and reproduced violent social and cultural structures.

An Imperative to Cure

Principles and Practice of Q’eqchi’ Maya Medicine in Belize
By James B. Waldram

James B. Waldram’s groundbreaking study, An Imperative to Cure: Principles and Practice of Q’eqchi’ Maya Medicine in Belize, explores how our understanding of Indigenous therapeutics changes if we view them as forms of “medicine” instead of “healing.”

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