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Mineralogy of Arizona, Fourth Edition UAPress

Details: "This book is among the best of the various US stat“This is a significant update from the third edition. The chapters on fluorescence, mineral districts, and the geology and formation of ore deposits and the resulting mineral species and specimens are interesting and very informative.

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History of Navajo Nation Education UAPress

Details: This book describes the ongoing journey to untangle competing educational jurisdictions with ongoing federal support for tribal sovereignty to benefit the education of Navajo students living in reservation communities. A History of Navajo Nation Education is essential reading for policymakers and advocates for self-determination in the

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2022 Tucson Festival of Books UAPress

Details: Book Launch: Fighting for Andean Resources. December 03, 2021 2022 Tucson Festival of Books. March 12 and 13, 2022 2022 AWP Conference. March 23-26, 2022 2022 NACCS Virtual Conference. April 20-24, 2022 For Authors. The University of Arizona Press publishes the work of leading scholars from around the globe.

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Natural Landmarks of Arizona Book Launch with David …

Details: Book sale and signing at Why I Love Where I Live, and book discussion at the MSA Annex event grounds. Event is free. In this new book, Yetman shows us how Arizona’s most iconic landmarks were formed millions of years ago and sheds light on the more recent histories of these landmarks as well. These peaks and ranges offer striking intrusions

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Archaeology of Refuge and Recourse UAPress

Details: This book offers insight about the critical and ongoing relationships Indigenous people maintained to their homelands despite colonization and systematic destruction of their cultural sites. Schneider is a citizen of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, the sovereign and federally recognized tribe of Coast Miwok and Southern Pomo people

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Book of Wanderers UAPress

Details: "The Book of Wanderers is like nothing you've ever read. Each story is a world unto itself yet part of a larger constellation of subversive, inventive, and wildly funny tales. Every 'wanderer' interrogates the idea that inheritance is destiny—then richly upends it.

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Beloved Border UAPress

Details: The book draws on a variety of sources to explain how border issues intersect and how the current situation, while made worse under the Trump administration, is in fact the result of decades of prohibition, crackdowns, and wall building on the border.

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Strong Hearts and Healing Hands UAPress

Details: Trafzer’s book reminds us that factors that contributed to health disparities of yesterday for many American Indian and Alaska Native communities continue today. Today, causes of death are less driven by cycles of infectious diseases but by poverty, and limited access to quality health care remains challenging and persistent.”—Jennie R

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Human Spaceflight UAPress

Details: Louis Friedman (Author) Paperback ($24.95), Ebook ($24.95) Buy. Mars, the red planet named for the god of war, a mysterious dust-ridden place, is most like Earth in its climate and seasons. Of all the possible destinations in space to travel, Mars is the most likely for humans to reach. According to esteemed scientist Louis Friedman, it may be

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Enduring Seeds UAPress

Details: Enduring Seeds is a book that no one concerned with our environment can afford to ignore. It clearly shows us that, as agribusiness increasingly limits the food on our table, a richer harvest can be had by preserving ancient ways. This edition features a new foreword by Miguel Altieri, one of today's leading spokesmen for sustainable

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Indigenous Women and Violence UAPress

Details: Indigenous Women and Violence offers an intimate view of how settler colonialism and other structural forms of power and inequality created accumulated violences in the lives of Indigenous women. This volume uncovers how these Indigenous women resist violence in Mexico, Central America, and the United States, centering on the topics of femicide, immigration, human rights violations, the

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North American Indigenous Warfare and Ritual Violence

Details: “This book is an important contribution to the study of Native American warfare. . . . All chapters are, without exception, readable, engaging, and free of . . . professional jargon.”—Mark van de Logt, The Journal of Military History

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Baboquivari Mountain Plants UAPress

Details: “This book is an extraordinary compendium of a local flora and its relationship to a broad-scale ethnobotanical view and opens a new, creative, and significant vista onto botanical literature of Arizona and Sonora.” —Ricard S. Felger, author of Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado Delta

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Mexican Americans and Education UAPress

Details: “This book is needed. It deals with an important topic that must be given attention, especially as more and more Mexican American students continue to make up the majority of the school-aged population across the United States.” —Luis Urrieta, author of Working from Within: Chicana and Chicano Activist Educators in Whitestream Schools

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Becoming Hopi UAPress

Details: Hardcover ($75.00), Ebook ($75.00) Buy. Becoming Hopi is a comprehensive look at the history of the people of the Hopi Mesas as it has never been told before. The Hopi Tribe is one of the most intensively studied Indigenous groups in the world. Most popular accounts of Hopi history romanticize Hopi society as …

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Iep Jaltok UAPress

Details: “Iep Jaltok reveals a poet who—in her first book—has already found her voice, who draws her poetic power from her islands, her culture, and her people’s history.”—Rain Taxi Review of Books “Jetnil-Kijiner succeeds at making the personal political, and she does so …

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Discovering Mars UAPress

Details: In that ongoing study, this book takes its part with distinction and flair.”—Kim Stanley Robinson, award-winning author of the Mars trilogy “ Discovering Mars provides a breathtaking panorama of the human quest to understand our neighboring planet, starting from ancient times, through the era of planetary astronomy from Galileo through

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Trust in the Land UAPress

Details: "Beth Middleton’s Trust in the Land is a well-researched, well-written book which offers an important analysis of private conservation tools as a way for indigenous peoples to reacquire ownership of their traditional lands and, perhaps more importantly, re-establish a relationship with these lands by reasserting their rights of stewardship as the land’s original inhabitants."—

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Rewriting the Chicano Movement UAPress

Details: Hardcover ($100.00), Paperback ($35.00), Ebook ($35.00) Buy. The Chicano Movement, el movimiento, is known as the largest and most expansive civil rights and empowerment movement by Mexican Americans up to that time. It made Chicanos into major American political actors and laid the foundation for today’s Latino political power.

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Darling UAPress

Details: This is a formidable book about the troubles and triumphs of a reader.”—Rigoberto González, author of Butterfly Boy: Memories of a Chicano Mariposa “Many novels end with a wedding, but witty, imaginative, and above all, funny, The Darlingstarts with one. Caridad, the main character, has a penchant for falling in love with the wrong men.

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Finding Right Relations UAPress

Details: This book explores major challenges to Quaker beliefs and resulting relations with American Indians from the mid-seventeenth century to the late nineteenth century. It shows how the Quakers not only failed to prevent settler colonial violence against American Indians but also perpetuated it.

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Therapeutic Nations UAPress

Details: The book introduces an Indigenous feminist critique of this violence against the medicalized framework of addressing trauma and looks to the larger goals of decolonization. Noting the influence of humanitarian psychiatry, Million goes on to confront the implications of simply dismissing Indigenous healing and storytelling traditions.

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Canals and Communities UAPress

Details: The book also provides examples and generalizations about the cross-cultural characteristics of sustainable water resource management and intensive agriculture. Aside from its theoretical contributions to human ecology and anthropology, the book is of practical importance to development studies.

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Federico UAPress

Details: This book is the inspiring first-person account of eighty years in the life of a man who moved from humble beginnings to the bright lights of Hollywood, following his passion and creating long-lasting relationships as he climbed the ladder of success.

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Asteroids IV UAPress

Details: “This book is the “bible" of asteroid studies, unwaveringly the definitive source of all things asteroid.”—David J. Eicher, editor of Astronomy “Well edited, assembled, and organized, this is an essential text for what will prove to be one of the most exciting frontiers of this millennium.”—

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Virtual Book Celebration and Reading with Valerie Martínez

Details: September 22, 2021. This virtual event celebrates the release of Count, Valerie Martínez ‘s new poetry collection, a book-length poem that reckons with the heartbreaking reality of climate change. Martínez, who will read, will be joined in conversation with Rigoberto Gonzaléz, Camino del Sol Series editor. This event is free, but

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Sovereign Erotics UAPress

Details: Since that book’s publication twenty-three years ago, there has not been another collection published that focuses explicitly on the writing and art of Indigenous Two-Spirit and Queer people. This landmark collection strives to reflect the complexity of identities within Native Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Two-Spirit

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Me and Mine UAPress

Details: Louise Udall (Author) Paperback ($23.95), Ebook ($23.95) Buy. An energetic Hopi woman emerges from a traditional family background to embrace the more conventional way of life in American today. Enchanting and enlightening—a rare piece of primary source anthropology. "An honest story of a life of integrity and genuine values, told with

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Queer Indigenous Studies UAPress

Details: “This book is an imagining.” So begins this collection examining critical, Indigenous-centered approaches to understanding gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and Two-Spirit (GLBTQ2) lives and communities and the creative implications of queer theory in Native studies.

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Birds of the Sun UAPress

Details: Hardcover ($70.00), Ebook ($70.00) Buy. Scarlet macaws are native to tropical forests ranging from the Gulf Coast and southern regions of Mexico to Bolivia, but they are present at numerous archaeological sites in the U.S. Southwest and Mexican Northwest. Although these birds have been noted and marveled at through the decades, new syntheses of

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Tohono O’odham Grammar UAPress

Details: A Tohono O'odham Grammar. Ofelia Zepeda (Author) Paperback ($22.95), Ebook ($22.95) Buy. This first pedagogical grammar of the Papago language features twenty chapters on grammatical constructions and five sample dialogs—plus abbreviations, symbols, summary of grammatical elements, and two glossaries. Classroom-tested for teaching both native

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Pluto System After New Horizons UAPress

Details: The Pluto System After New Horizons. S. Alan Stern (Author), Jeffrey M. Moore (Editor), William M. Grundy (Editor), Leslie A. Young (Editor), Richard P. Binzel (Editor) Hardcover ($65.00), Ebook ($65.00) Buy. Once perceived as distant, cold, dark, and seemingly unknowable, Pluto had long been marked as the farthest and most unreachable frontier

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Renewing Our Rivers UAPress

Details: For new practitioners, this book provides a guide through the complexities of stream corridor restoration.”—Terrence J. Toy, Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Denver “Flowing water is the miracle of dryland regions, and restoring streams is a courageous and heroic act in any circumstances.

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Watch: Tsim Schneider Discusses New Book on Indigenous

Details: November 25, 2021. The University of California, Santa Cruz’s American Indian Resource Center recently celebrated Tsim Schneider’s new book, The Archaeology of Refuge and Recourse: Coast Miwok Resilience and Indigenous Hinterlands in Colonial California, in a virtual event. Schneider, a member of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, is an assistant professor of anthropology at the

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Coastal Lives UAPress

Details: Maximilian Viatori (Author), Héctor Andrés Bombiella Medina (Author) Paperback ($29.95), Ebook ($29.95) Buy. Peru’s fisheries are in crisis as overfishing and ecological changes produce dramatic fluctuations in fish stocks. To address this crisis, government officials have claimed that fishers need to become responsible producers who create

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Whale Snow UAPress

Details: Her book is a powerful testimony to Indigenous ways of being in the world, to the values that sustain a society in the midst of environmental, economic, and political turmoil.”—Henry P. Huntington, Arctic Science Director at Ocean Conservancy

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Chicano Communists and the Struggle for Social Justice

Details: "(This book is) an important study of Mexican American communists that brings this crucial historical phenomenon further into the light."—Jimmy Patino, Pacific Historical Review “Buelna argues correctly that Mexican American radicals are underrepresented in written history.

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La Gente UAPress

Details: Hardcover ($100.00), Paperback ($35.00), Ebook ($35.00) Buy. La Gente traces the rise of the Chicana/o Movement in Sacramento and the role of everyday people in galvanizing a collective to seek lasting and transformative change during the 1960s and 1970s. In their efforts to be self-determined, la gente contested multiple forms of oppression at

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Navajo Architecture UAPress

Details: Navajo Architecture may well be the most complete study to date of the folk architecture of a tribal society. Enhanced by nearly 200 photographs and drawings, the book explores the whole range of a Native American tradition as it has evolved through the present day—and is …

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Big Water UAPress

Details: "(This book) highlights the region’s unique characteristics and leaves the reader wanting to learn more about this overlooked but important borderlands. Hopefully it spurs further studies that move away from the urban metropolises of the Southern Cone and transcend national boundaries."—Longue Duree, Hispanic American Historical Quarterly

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Border People UAPress

Details: The use of both case studies and life histories is well mastered by the author. The contrast of the use of both in the same book shows its versatillity." —The Latin American Anthropology Review"Martinez's book is a succinct, clear, engrossing and well-written analysis within a historical and international perspective. . . . An important

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Bighorse the Warrior UAPress

Details: Paperback ($16.95), Ebook ($16.95) Buy. "I want to talk about my tragic story, because if I don't, it will get into my mind and get into my dream and make me crazy." When the Navajos were taken from their land by the federal government in the 1860s, thousands lost their lives on the infamous Long Walk, while those who eluded capture lived in

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Famine Foods UAPress

Details: Paul E. Minnis (Author) Paperback ($29.95), Ebook ($29.95) Buy. How people eat today is a record of food use through the ages—and not just the decadent, delicious foods but the less glamorous and often life-saving foods from periods of famine as well. In Famine Foods, Paul E. Minnis focuses on the myriad plants that have sustained human

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Cultivating Knowledge UAPress

Details: “Cultivating Knowledge is a book of rare insight, written in such lively prose and offering such exquisite and original empirical analyses of farming practices that it will become a key reference point for scholars of rural issues, biotechnology and agricultural development in India and elsewhere.” —Jostein Jakobsen, Journal of Agrarian

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Native American Verbal Art UAPress

Details: Covering a broad range of materials and their historical contexts, Native American Verbal Art identifies the agendas that have informed these records and helps the reader to determine what remains useful in them. It will be a welcome addition to the fields of Native American studies and folklore. "Provocative, thoughtfully researched essays

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La Calle UAPress

Details: La Calle explores the forces behind the mass displacement: an unrelenting desire for order, a local economy increasingly dependent on tourism, and the pivotal power of federal housing policies. To understand how urban renewal resulted in the spatial reconfiguration of downtown Tucson, Otero draws on scholarship from a wide range of disciplines

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