New Releases

Love, Loosha

The Letters of Lucia Berlin and Kenward Elmslie
Edited by Chip Livingston

Love, Loosha is the extraordinary collection of letters between Lucia Berlin and her dear friend, the poet and Broadway lyricist Kenward Elmslie.

Subjects: Literature

The Chouteaus

First Family of the Fur Trade
By Stan Hoig

The story of the family that founded St. Louis and contributed to opening the West to American expansion.

The Production and Distribution of Mimbres Pottery

By Darrell G. Creel

The Production and Distribution of Mimbres Pottery assesses a much-expanded INAA data set and presents a new and more-informed interpretation of ceramic production and distribution in the Mimbres region.

Late Work

A Literary Autobiography of Love, Loss, and What I Was Reading
By Joan Frank

Useful for writers at any stage of development, Late Work offers a seasoned artist’s thinking through the exploration of issues, paradoxes, and crises of faith.

Subjects: EssaysLiterature

Breakdown

Lessons for a Congress in Crisis
By Jeff Bingaman

Breakdown: Lessons for a Congress in Crisis traces the development of congressional dysfunction over more than three decades and provides eight case studies that examine how the crisis affects our government’s ability to meet major policy challenges.

Subjects: Politics

A Cross and a Star

Memoirs of a Jewish Girl in Chile
By Marjorie Agosín
Translated by Celeste Kostopulos-Cooperman

In this classic memoir which explores the Nazi presence in the south of Chile after the war, Marjorie Agosín writes in the voice of her mother, Frida, who grew up as the daughter of European Jewish immigrants in Chile in the World War II era.

Crossing Borders with the Santo Niño de Atocha

By Juan Javier Pescador

In this thoroughly researched work, Juan Javier Pescador traces the history of popular devotion to the Santo Niño de Atocha, one of the the most prominent religious figures for households between Zacatecas, Mexico, and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Living in Silverado

Secret Jews in the Silver Mining Towns of Colonial Mexico
By David M. Gitlitz

In this thoroughly researched work, David M. Gitlitz traces the lives and fortunes of three clusters of sixteenth-century crypto-Jews in Mexico’s silver mining towns.

The Abolitionist’s Journal

Memories of an American Antislavery Family
By James D. Richardson

The author raises questions about why the fervent commitment to the emancipation of African Americans was nearly forgotten by his family, exploring the racial attitudes in the author’s upbringing and the ingrained racism that still plagues our nation today.

Salvation Through Slavery

Chiricahua Apaches and Priests on the Spanish Colonial Frontier
By H. Henrietta Stockel

Stockel examines the brutal history of forced conversion and subjection of the Chiricahua Apaches by Spanish priests during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

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