NEW RELEASES

  VOLUNTEERING FOR A CAUSE: Gender, Faith, and Charity in Mexico from the Reform to the Reformation
by Silvia Marina Arrom
$29.95
paperback
This thoughtful study challenges a number of widespread assumptions about the role of Catholicism in Mexican history by examining two related Catholic charities: the male Society of St. Vincent de Paul and the Ladies of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul.



New Mexico NEW MEXICO: Images of a Land and Its People
Lucian Niemeyer; Text by Art Gómez
$29.95 paperback
Handsome color photographs of the unique landscapes of New Mexico with an essay on the pathways which have drawn people and animal life to its varied surroundings for millennia.




Gendered Crossings  GENDERED CROSSINGS: Women and Migration in the Spanish Empire
by Allyson M. Poska
$29.95
paperback
$95.00 hardcover
Gendered Crossings brings to life the diverse settings of the Iberian Atlantic and the transformations in the peasants’ gendered experiences as they moved around the Spanish Empire.



  MIDDLE OF NOWHERE: Religion, Art, and Pop Culture at Salvation Mountain
by Sara M. Patterson
$24.95
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In Middle of Nowhere Sara M. Patterson argues that Leonard Knight was a spiritual descendant of the early Christian desert ascetics who escaped to the desert in order to experience God more fully.



  LO QUE MI ABUELA ME DIJO / WHAT MY GRANDMOTHER TOLD ME: Practical Wisdom from Spanish Proverbs and Sayings
by Maria Paz Eleizegui Weir; Illustrated by Mahala Urra
$17.95
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Arranged by subjects, the dichos provide wisdom on topics such as childhood, work, strife, and love.



  GARO Z. ANTREASIAN: Reflections on Life and Art
by Garo Z. Antreasian
$39.95
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Illustrating his drawings, paintings, and prints, this book reveals Antreasian as a major American artist.



  ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
by Alexander Ewen and Jeffrey Wollock
$95.00
hardcover
The Encyclopedia of the American Indian in the Twentieth Century provides a comprehensive overview of this dramatic process through profiles of key individuals, organizations, government policies, and events that have defined Native history since 1900.



Canícula  CANÍCULA: Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera, Updated Edition
by Norma Elia Cantú
$19.95
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In celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the original publication, this updated edition includes newly written pieces as well as never-before-published images—culled from hundreds of the author’s family photos—adding further depth and insight into this unique contribution to Chicana literature.



Art, Peace, and Transcendence   ART, PEACE, AND TRANSCENDENCERéograms That Elevate and Unite
by Paul Ré
$45.00
hardcover
American artist Paul Ré invites us to join him on his journey for harmony, wisdom, and inner joy with Art, Peace, and Transcendence.



Native Women and Land  NATIVE WOMEN AND LAND: Narratives of Dispossession and Resurgence
by Stephanie J. Fitzgerald
$29.95
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“What roles do literary and community texts and social media play in the memory, politics, and lived experience of those dispossessed?” Fitzgerald asks this question in her introduction and sets out to answer it in her study of literature and social media by (primarily) Native women who are writing about and often actively protesting against displacement caused both by forced relocation and environmental disaster.



Secret Wars and Secret Policies in the Americas, 1842-1929  SECRET WARS AND SECRET POLICIES IN THE AMERICAS, 1842-1929
by Friedrich E. Schuler
$39.95
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The intrigue and subterfuge revealed in this revisionist study add a fascinating new dimension to our understanding of transpacific and transatlantic politics following World War I.



Enchantment and Exploitation  ENCHANTMENT AND EXPLOITATION: The Life and Hard Times of a New Mexico Mountain Range Revised and Expanded Edition
by William deBuys
$24.95
paperback
Now, more than thirty years later, this revised and expanded edition provides a long-awaited assessment of the quality of the journey that New Mexican society has traveled in that time—and continues to travel.



3 TOES  3 TOES
by Loyd Tireman; Illustrations by Ralph Douglass; Adapted by Evelyn Yrisarri
$12.95 hardcover
The final book of the Mesaland Series follows Three-Toes as he pops in and out of mischief on the sunny mesa.


Baby Jack and Jumping Jack Rabbit BABY JACK AND JUMPING JACK RABBIT
by Loyd Tireman; Illustrations by Ralph Douglass; Adapted by Evelyn Yrisarri
$12.95 hardcover
Join Baby Jack in the first book of the Mesaland Series as he explores the desert and encounters other creatures, including a little bee, a grasshopper, and a pile of big red ants.


BIG FAT BIG FAT
by Loyd Tireman; Illustrations by Ralph Douglass; Adapted by Evelyn Yrisarri
$12.95 hardcover
The fifth book of the Mesaland Series tells the story of lovable, lumbering prairie dog Big Fat.


COCKY COCKY
by Loyd Tireman; Illustrations by Ralph Douglass; Adapted by Evelyn Yrisarri
$12.95 hardcover
Cocky, a rollicking little roadrunner, joins baby jack rabbit Hop-a-long and the other creatures of the desert in the fourth book of the Mesaland Series.


DUMBEE DUMBEE
by Loyd Tireman; Illustrations by Ralph Douglass; Adapted by Evelyn Yrisarri
$12.95 hardcover
“An engaging account of the adventures of a bumblebee.”—Fort Worth Star-Telegram


Hop-a-long HOP-A-LONG
by Loyd Tireman; Illustrations by Ralph Douglass; Adapted by Evelyn Yrisarri
$12.95 hardcover
In the second book of the Mesaland Series, Baby Jack grows up and is renamed Hop-a-long.

by Loyd Tireman; Illustrations by Ralph Douglass; Adapted by Evelyn Yrisarri
$12.95
hardcover
In the sixth book of the Mesaland Series, meet a strange little animal sprinkled with needle-sharp quills—Mr. Porcupine!



Cancionero CANCIONERO: Songs of Laughter and Faith in New Mexico
by John Donald Robb; Edited by James Bratcher; Forword by Frank McCulloch
$29.95
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Created for musicians and vocalists, Cancionero features arrangements for voice with piano or guitar accompaniments as well as selected concert versions for voice, oboe, harp, and piano.



The Oppens Remembered  THE OPPENS REMEMBERED: Poetry, Politics, and Friendship
Edited by Rachel Blau DuPlessis
$59.95
hardcover
In this book the poets, editors, writers, composers, and teachers who knew the couple consider their encounters and relationships with George and Mary Oppen.


Beyond Geopolitics  BEYOND GEOPOLITICS: New Histories of Latin America at the League of Nations
Edited by Alan McPherson and Yannick Wehrli
$55.00
hardcover
Using research in frequently overlooked collections, Beyond Geopolitics makes groundbreaking contributions to the study of Latin American international relations, the history of the League of Nations, and the broader story of cooperation across borders.



The Maya of the Cochuah Region  THE MAYA OF THE COCHUAH REGION: Archaeological and Ethnographic Perspectives on the Northern Lowlands
Edited by Justine M. Shaw
$85.00
hardcover
This book, the first major collection of data from the Cochuah region investigations, presents and analyzes findings on more than eighty sites and puts them in the context of the findings of other investigations from outside the area.


In This Body  IN THIS BODY: Kaqchikel Maya and the Grounding of Spirit
by Servando Z. Hinojosa
$75.00
hardcover
This account of life in one highland Maya community shows how, among Kaqchikels, spirit expresses itself fundamentally through the body, and not as something entirely separate from the body.


North American Hummingbirds NORTH AMERICAN HUMMINGBIRDS: An Identification Guide
by George C. West
$24.95
paperback
Designed to help birders and banders identify, age, and sex all seventeen species of hummingbirds found in North America, this is the only identification guide devoted entirely to hummingbirds that includes up-close, easy-to-use illustrations.



Amada's Blessings from the Peyote Gardens of South Texas
 AMADA'S BLESSINGS FROM THE PEYOTE GARDENS OF SOUTH TEXAS

by Stacy B. Schaefer $29.95
paperback
Schaefer's book weaves together the geography, biology, history, cultures, and religions that created the unique life of Mrs. Cardenas and the people she knew.



The Maltese Falcon to Body of Lies THE MALTESE FALCON TO BODY OF LIES: Spies, Noirs, and Trust

by Robert von Hallberg
$29.95 paperback
Examining twenty-eight great noir films from the earliest examples of the genre, including The Maltese Falcon, The Big Sleep, and Out of the Past, to such twenty-first-century spy films as The Good Shepherd, Syriana, and The Bourne Ultimatum, this study explores the representations of trust and commitment that noir and spy films propose.




PIE TOWN REVISITED

by Arthur Drooker 
$34.95 paperback
In this book author-photographer Arthur Drooker documents his own travels to Pie Town to find out what became of it seventy years after Russell Lee visited
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JUST SOUTH OF ZION: The Mormons in Mexico and Its Borderlands
Edited by Jason H. Dormady and Jared M. Tamez 
$55.00 hardcover
Just South of Zion assembles new scholarship on the first century of Mormon history in Mexico, from 1847 to 1947.



FROM SHIPMATES TO SOLDIERS: Emerging Black Identities in the Río de La Plata
by Alex Borucki  
$29.95 hardcover
This book analyzes the lives of Africans and their descendants in Montevideo and Buenos Aires from the late colonial era to the first decades of independence.




BRAZIL THROUGH FRENCH EYES: A Nineteenth-Century Artist in the Tropics
by Ana Lucia Araujo
$55.00 hardcover
In this book historian Ana Lucia Araujo examines Biard’s Brazil with special attention to what she calls his “tropical romanticism”: a vision of the country with an emphasis on the exotic.



¡CORRIDO!: The Living Ballad of Mexico's Western Coast
by John Holmes McDowell; Photographs by Patricia Glushko; Musical Transcriptions by Carlos Fernández
$55.00 hardcover
The present compilation of ballads from the Mexican states of Guerrero and Oaxaca documents one of the world’s great traditions of heroic song, a tradition that has thrived continuously for the last hundred years.



A CIVIL WAR HISTORY OF THE NEW MEXICO VOLUNTEERS AND MILITIA
by Jerry D. Thompson
$95.00 hardcover
Thompson draws on service records and numerous other archival sources that few earlier scholars have seen in this comprehensive work.
 




THE QUOTABLE AMELIA EARHART
Edited by Michele Wehrwein Albion
$24.95 hardcover
This definitive resource provides a concise, documented collection of Earhart’s quotations so that her words, as well as her achievements, may inspire a new generation.
 



YOU MUST FIGHT THEM: A Novella and Stories
by Maceo Montoya
$19.95 paperback
In this collection we meet characters navigating the difficult situations that arise when different worlds collide.



¡CANCERLANDIA!: A Memoir
by Juan Alvarado Valdivia
$24.95
paperback
Comic and unsparing, ¡Cancerlandia! chronicles Alvarado Valdivia’s journey as he not only fights to survive his personified adversary, Mr. Hodgkins, but also as he struggles with his own self-destructive spirit.



IRBY BROWN: Southwest Landscape Paintings
by Richard Brunson; edited by Joshua Falconer
$50.00 hardcover
Irby Brown showcases sixty of Brown’s finest landscape paintings, each in full color and on a full page.



Moonshots and Snapshots of Project Apollo
MOONSHOTS AND SNAPSHOTS OF PROJECT APOLLO: A Rare Photographic History
by John Bisney and J. L. Pickering 
$55.00
hardcover
Beginning in 1967, Moonshots and Snapshots of Project Apollo chronicles the program’s twelve missions and its two follow-ons, Skylab and the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project.




 RELIGION IN NEW SPAIN
Edited by Susan Schroeder and Stafford Poole C.M.

$39.95
paperback 
This extensive study examines the variety of religious practice and tradition that developed from the confluence of the numerous beliefs and cultures in the northern colonies of New Spain.




THE ALLURE OF NEZAHUALCOYOTL: Pre-Hispanic History, Religion, and Nahua Poetics
by Jongsoo Lee
$39.95 
paperback
Lee offers a more realistic portrait of the legendary Aztec ruler Nezahualcoyotl, derived from examination of original Nahuatl codices and poetry, as well as Spanish chronicles.


 

 THE HAUNTING OF THE MEXICAN BORDER: A Woman's Journey
by Kathryn Ferguson
$24.95
paperback
“This is an important book at the right time. We need to read this story and understand its vision. Recommended.”—Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The Devil’s Highway: A True Story




 ROADSIDE NEW MEXICO: A Guide to Historic Markers
Revised and Expanded Edition
by David Pike
$29.95
paperback
This revised and expanded edition of Roadside New Mexico provides additional information about these sites and includes approximately one hundred new markers, sixty-five of which document the contribution of women to the history of New Mexico.




SELF-PORTRAIT WITH SPURS AND SULFUR: Poems
by Casey Thayer
$17.95
paperback
Through persona poems and odes, the collection argues that the muddier the narrative, the closer the story gets to truth.




  NEW MEXICO 2050
Edited by Fred Harris
$19.95
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Here some of the state’s most noted and qualified policy experts answer two vital questions: New Mexico 2050—What can we be? What will we be?




 A LIFE ON HOLD: Living with Schizophrenia
by Josie Méndez-Negrete
$24.95
paperback
Méndez-Negrete's powerful account is the first memoir by a Mexican American author to share the devastation and hope a family experiences in dealing with schizophrenia.




 REINING IN THE RIO GRANDE: People, Land, and Water
by Fred M. Phillips, G. Emlen Hall, and Mary E. Black
$34.95
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This study examines human interactions with the Rio Grande from prehistoric time to the present day and explores what possibilities remain for the desert river.




HERESIES: Poems
by Orlando Ricardo Menes
$17.95
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The poems incorporate history, legend, and magical realism to create a cross-cultural baroque feeling.




  CROSSING OVER: Poems
by Priscilla Long
$17.95
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“Priscilla Long would take a bridge anywhere to reach her lost sister, and these poems are replete with bridges literal and metaphoric. In her quest and resolve, these words resonate from ‘Kaddish for Susanne’: ‘All praise to all that is.’”—Carole Simmons Oles, author of A Selected History of Her Heart: Poems




 ABBEY IN AMERICA: A Philosopher's Legacy in a New Century
Edited by John A. Murray
$39.95
hardcover
Abbey in America, published forty years after Abbey’s popular novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, features an all-star list of contributors, including journalists, authors, scholars, and two of Abbey’s best friends, as they explore Abbey’s ideas and legacy through their unique literary, personal, and scholarly perspectives.