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  • The Collections
  • Postcard America
  • Texas Turtles & Crocodilians
  • Stages of Struggle and Celebration
  • Don't Suck, Don't Die
  • Between Self and Society
  • Photopoetics at Tlatelolco
  • Independent Stardom
  • Mortuary Landscapes of the Classic Maya
  • The Limits of Identity
  • Muhammad in the Digital Age
  • Chances for Peace
  • Jews and Photography in Britain
  • The Ba'thification of Iraq
  • Eating Soup without a Spoon
  • The%20Collections

    The Collections

    The University of Texas at Austin

    Edited by Andrée Bober

    Believing that a strong academic enterprise welcomes and thrives upon collections, the University of Texas at Austin has long been... + More

  • Postcard%20America

    Postcard America

    Curt Teich and the Imaging of a Nation, 1931-1950

    By Jeffrey L. Meikle

    From the Great Depression through the early postwar years, any postcard sent in America was more than likely a “linen”... + More

  • Texas%20Turtles%20&%20Crocodilians

    Texas Turtles & Crocodilians

    A Field Guide

    By Troy D. Hibbitts and Terry L. Hibbits

    Texas has a large and diverse turtle population, with forms that are found nowhere else (Cagle’s Map Turtle and the... + More

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    Stages of Struggle and Celebration

    A Production History of Black Theatre in Texas

    By Sandra M. Mayo and Elvin Holt

    From plantation performances to minstrel shows of the late nineteenth century, the roots of black theatre in Texas reflect the... + More

  • Don't%20Suck,%20Don't%20Die

    Don't Suck, Don't Die

    Giving Up Vic Chesnutt

    By Kristin Hersh, Foreword by Amanda Petrusich

    “Friend, asshole, angel, mutant,” singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt “came along and made us gross and broken people seem . . .... + More

  • Between%20Self%20and%20Society

    Between Self and Society

    Inner Worlds and Outer Limits in the British Psychological Novel

    By John Rodden

    Between Self and Society explores the psychosocial dramas that galvanize six major British novels written between the eighteenth and twentieth... + More

  • Photopoetics%20at%20Tlatelolco

    Photopoetics at Tlatelolco

    Afterimages of Mexico, 1968

    By Samuel Steinberg

    In the months leading up to the 1968 Olympic games in Mexico City, students took to the streets, calling for... + More

  • Independent%20Stardom

    Independent Stardom

    Freelance Women in the Hollywood Studio System

    By Emily Carman

    During the heyday of Hollywood’s studio system, stars were carefully cultivated and promoted, but at the price of their independence.... + More

  • Mortuary%20Landscapes%20of%20the%20Classic%20Maya

    Mortuary Landscapes of the Classic Maya

    Rituals of Body and Soul

    By Andrew K. Scherer

    From the tombs of the elite to the graves of commoners, mortuary remains offer rich insights into Classic Maya society.... + More

  • The%20Limits%20of%20Identity

    The Limits of Identity

    Politics and Poetics in Latin America

    By Charles Hatfield

    The Limits of Identity is a polemical critique of the repudiation of universalism and the theoretical commitment to identity and... + More

  • Muhammad%20in%20the%20Digital%20Age

    Muhammad in the Digital Age

    Edited by Ruqayya Yasmine Khan, foreword by Randall Nadeau

    The early twenty-first century has experienced an unrivaled dissemination of information and misinformation about Islam, its prophet Muhammad, and its... + More

  • Chances%20for%20Peace

    Chances for Peace

    Missed Opportunities in the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    By Elie Podeh

    Drawing on a newly developed theoretical definition of “missed opportunity,” Chances for Peace uses extensive sources in English, Hebrew, and... + More

  • Jews%20and%20Photography%20in%20Britain

    Jews and Photography in Britain

    From the 1850s to the 1950s, photography was one of the most open avenues for Jews in Britain to make... + More

  • The%20Ba'thification%20of%20Iraq

    The Ba'thification of Iraq

    Saddam Hussein's Totalitarianism

    By Aaron M. Faust

    Saddam Hussein ruled Iraq as a dictator for nearly a quarter century before the fall of his regime in 2003.... + More

  • Eating%20Soup%20without%20a%20Spoon

    Eating Soup without a Spoon

    Anthropological Theory and Method in the Real World

    By Jeffrey H. Cohen

    Significant scholarship exists on anthropological fieldwork and methodologies. Some anthropologists have also published memoirs of their research experiences. Renowned anthropologist... + 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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