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  • Yucatán
  • Man and Beast
  • American Christianity
  • Maya Figurines
  • The Untranslatable Image
  • El derecho en español
  • The Making of Arab Americans
  • Oveta Culp Hobby
  • Latina/os and World War II
  • Red Scare
  • Acting Up and Getting Down
  • Generation Multiplex
  • Contesting Trade in Central America
  • City on Fire
  • Wicked Cinema
  • Yucatán

    Yucatán

    Recipes from a Culinary Expedition

    By David Sterling

    The Yucatán Peninsula is home to one of the world's great regional cuisines. With a foundation of native Maya dishes... + More

  • Man%20and%20Beast

    Man and Beast

    Photographs from Mexico and India

    By Mary Ellen Mark

    Mary Ellen Mark is an internationally acclaimed photographer who has long been fascinated by the complex relationships between people and... + More

  • American%20Christianity

    American Christianity

    The Continuing Revolution

    By Stephen Cox

    Christianity takes an astonishing variety of forms in America, from churches that cherish traditional modes of worship to evangelical churches... + More

  • Maya%20Figurines

    Maya Figurines

    Intersections between State and Household

    By Christina T. Halperin

    Rather than view the contours of Late Classic Maya social life solely from towering temple pyramids or elite sculptural forms,... + More

  • The%20Untranslatable%20Image

    The Untranslatable Image

    A Mestizo History of the Arts in New Spain, 1500-1600

    By Alessandra Russo

    From the first contacts between European conquerors and the peoples of the Americas, objects were exchanged and treasures pillaged, as... + More

  • El%20derecho%20en%20español

    El derecho en español

    Terminología y habilidades jurídicas para un ejercicio legal exitoso

    By Katia Fach Gómez

    El español es el segundo idioma más hablado en el mundo. Un número creciente de personas en los Estados Unidos... + More

  • The%20Making%20of%20Arab%20Americans

    The Making of Arab Americans

    From Syrian Nationalism to U.S. Citizenship

    By Hani Bawardi

    While conventional wisdom points to the Arab-Israeli War of 1967 as the gateway for the founding of the first Arab... + More

  • Oveta%20Culp%20Hobby

    Oveta Culp Hobby

    Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist

    By Debra L. Winegarten

    Oveta Culp Hobby (1905–1995) had a lifetime of stellar achievement. During World War II, she was asked to build a... + More

  • Latina/os%20and%20World%20War%20II

    Latina/os and World War II

    Mobility, Agency, and Ideology

    Edited by Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez and B.V. Olguín

    The first book-length study of Latina/o experiences in World War II over a wide spectrum of identities and ancestries—from Cuban... + More

  • Red%20Scare

    Red Scare

    Right-Wing Hysteria, Fifties Fanaticism, and Their Legacy in Texas

    By Don Carleton

    Winner of the Texas State Historical Association Coral Horton Tullis Memorial Prize for Best Book on Texas History, this authoritative... + More

  • Acting%20Up%20and%20Getting%20Down

    Acting Up and Getting Down

    Plays by African American Texans

    By Sandra M. Mayo and Elvin Holt

    One of the few books of its kind, Acting Up and Getting Down brings together seven African American literary voices... + More

  • Generation%20Multiplex

    Generation Multiplex

    The Image of Youth in American Cinema since 1980

    By Timothy Shary

    Generation Multiplex (2002) was the first comprehensive study of the representation of teenagers in American cinema since David Considine’s Cinema... + More

  • Contesting%20Trade%20in%20Central%20America

    Contesting Trade in Central America

    Market Reform and Resistance

    By Rose J. Spalding

    In 2004, the United States, five Central American countries, and the Dominican Republic signed the Central American Free Trade Agreement... + More

  • City%20on%20Fire

    City on Fire

    The Explosion That Devastated a Texas Town and Ignited a Historic Legal Battle

    By Bill Minutaglio

    First published in 2003, City on Fire is a gripping, intimate account of the explosions of two ships loaded with... + More

  • Wicked%20Cinema

    Wicked Cinema

    Sex and Religion on Screen

    By Daniel Cutrara

    From struggles over identity politics in the 1990s to current concerns about a clash of civilizations between Islam and Christianity,... + More

Photography

Vaquero

Vaquero

Genesis of the Texas Cowboy

By Bill Wittliff

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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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Front Row Seat

Front Row Seat

A Photographic Portrait of the Presidency of George W. Bush

By Eric Draper

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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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Cookbooks

¡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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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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The Herb Garden Cookbook

The Herb Garden Cookbook

The Complete Gardening and Gourmet Guide, Second Edition

By Lucinda Hutson

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Music in the Kitchen

Music in the Kitchen

Favorite Recipes from <cite>Austin City Limits</cite> Performers

By Glenda Pierce Facemire

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Regional/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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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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Art

New Art of Cuba

New Art of Cuba

By Luis Camnitzer

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Andy Coolquitt

Andy Coolquitt

By Rachel Hooper

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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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Nic Nicosia

Nic Nicosia

By Nic Nicosia

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Blanton Museum of Art

Blanton Museum of Art

110 Favorites from the Collection

The Blanton Museum of Art

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History

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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Killer on the Road

Killer on the Road

Violence and the American Interstate

By Ginger Strand

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All-American Boy

All-American Boy

By Larzer Ziff

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Americans All

Americans All

Good Neighbor Cultural Diplomacy in World War II

By Darlene J. Sadlier

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Sancho's Journal

Sancho's Journal

Exploring the Political Edge with the Brown Berets

By David Montejano

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Reclaiming Iraq

Reclaiming Iraq

The 1920 Revolution and the Founding of the Modern State

By Abbas Kadhim

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Anthropology

Lowrider Space

Lowrider Space

Aesthetics and Politics of Mexican American Custom Cars

By Ben Chappell

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“A Trade like Any Other”

“A Trade like Any Other”

Female Singers and Dancers in Egypt

By Karin van Nieuwkerk

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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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A Future for Amazonia

A Future for Amazonia

Randy Borman and Cofán Environmental Politics

By Michael Cepek

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Kuna Art and Shamanism

Kuna Art and Shamanism

An Ethnographic Approach

By Paolo Fortis

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Heaven and Earth in Ancient Mexico

Heaven and Earth in Ancient Mexico

Astronomy and Seasonal Cycles in the Codex Borgia

By Susan Milbrath

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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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Essays

Morning Star

Morning Star

surrealism, marxism, anarchism, situationism, utopia

By Michael Löwy

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The Unexamined Orwell

The Unexamined Orwell

By John Rodden

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The Charles Bowden Reader

The Charles Bowden Reader

By Charles Bowden

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"Make It New"

"Make It New"

The Rise of Modernism

Kurt Heinzelman, general editor

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A Route 66 Companion

A Route 66 Companion

Edited by David King Dunaway

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