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  • Los Lobos
  • The Classical Mexican Cinema
  • Is This America?
  • Windows on the West
  • Queer Brown Voices
  • Invisible in Austin
  • The Photographs of Lewis Carroll
  • Standing in the Need
  • Left to Chance
  • Dragonflies of Texas
  • Texas Lizards
  • Border Odyssey
  • Children of Katrina
  • The Architecture and Cities of Northern Mexico from Independence to the Present
  • The Ancient Olympic Games
  • Los%20Lobos

    Los Lobos

    Dream in Blue

    By Chris Morris

    Los Lobos leaped into the national spotlight in 1987, when their cover of “La Bamba” became a No. 1 hit.... + More

  • The%20Classical%20Mexican%20Cinema

    The Classical Mexican Cinema

    The Poetics of the Exceptional Golden Age Films

    By Charles Ramírez Berg

    From the mid-1930s to the late 1950s, Mexican cinema became the most successful Latin American cinema and the leading Spanish-language... + More

  • Is%20This%20America?

    Is This America?

    Katrina as Cultural Trauma

    By Ron Eyerman

    From police on the street, to the mayor of New Orleans and FEMA administrators, government officials monumentally failed to protect... + More

  • Windows%20on%20the%20West

    Windows on the West

    The Art of Frank Reaugh

    Edited by Peter F. Mears

    Artist, educator, inventor, and naturalist, Charles Franklin Reaugh (1860–1945), pronounced “Ray,” is one of the Southwest’s earliest and most distinguished... + More

  • Queer%20Brown%20Voices

    Queer Brown Voices

    Personal Narratives of Latina/o LGBT Activism

    Edited by Uriel Quesada, Letitia Gomez, and Salvador Vidal-Ortiz

    In the last three decades of the twentieth century, LGBT Latinas/os faced several forms of discrimination. The greater Latino community... + More

  • Invisible%20in%20Austin

    Invisible in Austin

    Life and Labor in an American City

    Edited by Javier Auyero with an afterword by Loïc Wacquant

    Austin, Texas, is renowned as a high-tech, fast-growing city for the young and creative, a cool place to live, and... + More

  • The%20Photographs%20of%20Lewis%20Carroll

    The Photographs of Lewis Carroll

    A Catalogue Raisonné

    By Edward Wakeling

    Renowned for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) was also one of the most important amateur photographers... + More

  • Standing%20in%20the%20Need

    Standing in the Need

    Culture, Comfort, and Coming Home after Katrina

    By Katherine E. Browne

    Standing in the Need presents an intimate account of an African American family’s ordeal after Hurricane Katrina. Before the storm... + More

  • Left%20to%20Chance

    Left to Chance

    Hurricane Katrina and the Story of Two New Orleans Neighborhoods

    By Steve Kroll-Smith, Vern Baxter, and Pam Jenkins

    How do survivors recover from the worst urban flood in American history, a disaster that destroyed nearly the entire physical... + More

  • Dragonflies%20of%20Texas

    Dragonflies of Texas

    A Field Guide

    By John C. Abbott

    Dragonflies and damselflies (together known as Odonata) are among the most remarkably distinctive insects in their appearance and biology, and... + More

  • Texas%20Lizards

    Texas Lizards

    A Field Guide

    By Troy and Toby Hibbitts

    “Texas offers the opportunity to observe lizard diversity like no other part of the country,” writes Laurie J. Vitt in... + More

  • Border%20Odyssey

    Border Odyssey

    Travels along the U.S./Mexico Divide

    By Charles D. Thompson, Jr.

    “We were trying to change the vision and the conversation about border fears.”Border Odyssey takes us on a drive toward... + More

  • Children%20of%20Katrina

    Children of Katrina

    By Alice Fothergill and Lori Peek

    When children experience upheaval and trauma, adults often view them as either vulnerable and helpless or as resilient and able... + More

  • The%20Architecture%20and%20Cities%20of%20Northern%20Mexico%20from%20Independence%20to%20the%20Present%20

    The Architecture and Cities of Northern Mexico from Independence to the Present

    By Edward R. Burian

    The states of Northern Mexico—Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, Coahuila, Chihuahua, Durango, Sonora, Sinaloa, and Baja California Norte and Sur—have architecture, urbanism,... + More

  • The%20Ancient%20Olympic%20Games

    The Ancient Olympic Games

    Third edition

    By Judith Swaddling

    For over 1,000 years, between 776 BC and AD 395, people from all over the classical world flocked every four... + More

Photography

Last Launch

Last Launch

Discovery, Endeavor, Atlantis

By Dan Winters

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Las Sombras/The Shadows

Las Sombras/The Shadows

Photographs by Kate Breakey

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Unsettled / Desasosiego

Unsettled / Desasosiego

Children in a World of Gangs/Los niños en un mundo de las pandillas

By Donna De Cesare

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Arnold Newman

Arnold Newman

At Work

By Roy Flukinger

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Fritz Henle

Fritz Henle

In Search of Beauty

Edited and with text by Roy Flukinger

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Hard Ground

Hard Ground

Photographs by Michael O’Brien<br>Poems by Tom Waits

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Food

Gardens of New Spain

Gardens of New Spain

How Mediterranean Plants and Foods Changed America

By William W. Dunmire

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¡Viva Tequila!

¡Viva Tequila!

Cocktails, Cooking, and Other Agave Adventures

By Lucinda Hutson

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Uchi

Uchi

The Cookbook

By Tyson Cole and Jessica Dupuy

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Texas BBQ

Texas BBQ

By Wyatt McSpadden

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Stirring It Up with Molly Ivins

Stirring It Up with Molly Ivins

A Memoir with Recipes

By Ellen Sweets

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Desert Terroir

Desert Terroir

Exploring the Unique Flavors and Sundry Places of the Borderlands

By Gary Paul Nabhan

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Latin American Studies

New Art of Cuba

New Art of Cuba

By Luis Camnitzer

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Cinema and the Sandinistas

Cinema and the Sandinistas

Filmmaking in Revolutionary Nicaragua

By Jonathan Buchsbaum

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This America of Ours

This America of Ours

The Letters of Gabriela Mistral and Victoria Ocampo

By Gabriela Mistral and Victoria Ocampo

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Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North

Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North

Indians under Spanish Rule in Nueva Vizcaya

By Susan Deeds

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Texas

Turn-of-the-Century Photographs from San Diego, Texas

Turn-of-the-Century Photographs from San Diego, Texas

By Ana Carolina Castillo Crimm and Sara R. Massey

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Las Tejanas

Las Tejanas

300 Years of History

By Teresa Palomo Acosta and Ruthe Winegarten

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Vaquero

Vaquero

Genesis of the Texas Cowboy

By Bill Wittliff

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Long Dark Road

Long Dark Road

Bill King and Murder in Jasper, Texas

By Ricardo C. Ainslie

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Please Pass the Biscuits, Pappy

Please Pass the Biscuits, Pappy

Pictures of Governor W. Lee "Pappy" O'Daniel

By Bill Crawford

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Let the People In

Let the People In

The Life and Times of Ann Richards

By Jan Reid

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History

Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North

Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North

Indians under Spanish Rule in Nueva Vizcaya

By Susan Deeds

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Let the People In

Let the People In

The Life and Times of Ann Richards

By Jan Reid

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Founding Finance

Founding Finance

How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a Nation

By William Hogeland

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Conspiracy Theory in America

Conspiracy Theory in America

By Lance deHaven-Smith

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Front Row Seat

Front Row Seat

A Photographic Portrait of the Presidency of George W. Bush

By Eric Draper

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American Studies

Shadowed Ground

Shadowed Ground

America's Landscapes of Violence and Tragedy

By Kenneth E. Foote

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Founding Finance

Founding Finance

How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a Nation

By William Hogeland

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Killer on the Road

Killer on the Road

Violence and the American Interstate

By Ginger Strand

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The CIA in Hollywood

The CIA in Hollywood

How the Agency Shapes Film and Television

By Tricia Jenkins

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Lowrider Space

Lowrider Space

Aesthetics and Politics of Mexican American Custom Cars

By Ben Chappell

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All-American Boy

All-American Boy

By Larzer Ziff

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Latina/o Studies

Apple Pie and Enchiladas

Apple Pie and Enchiladas

Latino Newcomers in the Rural Midwest

By Ann V. Millard and Jorge Chapa

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Lowrider Space

Lowrider Space

Aesthetics and Politics of Mexican American Custom Cars

By Ben Chappell

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The Fight to Save Juárez

The Fight to Save Juárez

Life in the Heart of Mexico's Drug War

By Ricardo C. Ainslie

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Tomorrow We're All Going to the Harvest

Tomorrow We're All Going to the Harvest

Temporary Foreign Worker Programs and Neoliberal Political Economy

By Leigh Binford

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Estampas de la Raza

Estampas de la Raza

Contemporary Mexican American Prints from the Romo Collection

By Lyle Williams

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Mexican Women in American Factories

Mexican Women in American Factories

Free Trade and Exploitation on the Border

By Carolyn Tuttle

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Film, Media, and Popular Culture

Cinema and the Sandinistas

Cinema and the Sandinistas

Filmmaking in Revolutionary Nicaragua

By Jonathan Buchsbaum

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Coming Attractions

Coming Attractions

Reading American Movie Trailers

By Lisa Kernan

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The CIA in Hollywood

The CIA in Hollywood

How the Agency Shapes Film and Television

By Tricia Jenkins

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Film Genre Reader IV

Film Genre Reader IV

Edited by Barry Keith Grant

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