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  • Modern Architecture in Latin America
  • Mr. America
  • Beyond the Forest
  • Cinema, Slavery, and Brazilian Nationalism
  • What Makes a Man?
  • The Casa del Deán
  • Mario Vargas Llosa
  • Breaking Out of Beginner's Spanish
  • Children of Afghanistan
  • Courage, Resistance, and Women in Ciudad Juárez
  • North Africa, Revised Edition
  • Guatemala-U.S. Migration
  • The Flatlanders
  • Bronx Boys
  • Boyhood
  • Modern%20Architecture%20in%20Latin%20America

    Modern Architecture in Latin America

    Art, Technology, and Utopia

    By Luis E. Carranza and Fernando Luiz Lara; foreword by Jorge Francisco Liernur

    Modern Architecture in Latin America: Art, Technology, and Utopia is an introductory text on the issues, polemics, and works that... + More

  • Mr.%20America

    Mr. America

    The Tragic History of a Bodybuilding Icon

    By John D. Fair

    For most of the twentieth century, the “Mr. America” image epitomized muscular manhood. From humble beginnings in 1939 at a... + More

  • Beyond%20the%20Forest

    Beyond the Forest

    Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, 2004–2012

    By Loli Kantor

    Like a forest recovering from a cataclysmic fire, the Jews of Eastern Europe are drawing on deep roots to regrow... + More

  • Cinema,%20Slavery,%20and%20Brazilian%20Nationalism

    Cinema, Slavery, and Brazilian Nationalism

    By Richard A. Gordon

    A unique contribution to film studies, Richard Gordon’s Cinema, Slavery, and Brazilian Nationalism is the first full-length book on Brazilian... + More

  • What%20Makes%20a%20Man?

    What Makes a Man?

    Sex Talk in Beirut and Berlin

    Rashid al-Daif and Joachim Helfer. Translated by Ken Seigneurie and Gary Schmidt

    In 2003, Lebanese writer Rashid al-Daif spent several weeks in Germany as part of the “West-East Divan” program, a cultural... + More

  • The%20Casa%20del%20Deán

    The Casa del Deán

    New World Imagery in a Sixteenth-Century Mexican Mural Cycle

    By Penny C. Morrill

    The Casa del Deán in Puebla, Mexico, is one of few surviving sixteenth-century residences in the Americas. Built in 1580... + More

  • Mario%20Vargas%20Llosa

    Mario Vargas Llosa

    A Life of Writing

    By Raymond Leslie Williams

    Awarded the Nobel Prize in 2010 at the age of seventy-four, Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa has held pivotal roles... + More

  • Breaking%20Out%20of%20Beginner's%20Spanish

    Breaking Out of Beginner's Spanish

    20th Anniversary Edition

    By Joe Keenan

    Many language books are boring—this one is not. Written by a native English speaker who learned Spanish the hard way—by... + More

  • Children%20of%20Afghanistan

    Children of Afghanistan

    The Path to Peace

    Edited by Jennifer Heath and Ashraf Zahedi

    The first comprehensive look at youth living in a country attempting to rebuild itself after three decades of civil conflict,... + More

  • Courage,%20Resistance,%20and%20Women%20in%20Ciudad%20Juárez

    Courage, Resistance, and Women in Ciudad Juárez

    Challenges to Militarization

    By Kathleen Staudt and Zulma Y. Méndez

    Ciudad Juárez has recently become infamous for its murder rate, which topped 3,000 in 2010 as competing drug cartels grew... + More

  • North%20Africa,%20Revised%20Edition

    North Africa, Revised Edition

    A History from Antiquity to the Present

    By Phillip C. Naylor

    North Africa has been a vital crossroads throughout history, serving as a connection between Africa, Asia, and Europe. Paradoxically, however,... + More

  • Guatemala-U.S.%20Migration%20

    Guatemala-U.S. Migration

    Transforming Regions

    By Susanne Jonas and Nestor Rodríguez

    Guatemala-U.S. Migration: Transforming Regions is a pioneering, comprehensive, and multifaceted study of Guatemalan migration to the United States from the... + More

  • The%20Flatlanders

    The Flatlanders

    Now It's Now Again

    By John T. Davis

    A group of three friends who made music in a house in Lubbock, Texas, recorded an album that wasn’t released... + More

  • Bronx%20Boys

    Bronx Boys

    By Stephen Shames

    “The Bronx has a terrible beauty, stark and harsh, like the desert. At first glance you imagine nothing can survive.... + More

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    Twelve Years on Film

    Photographs by Matt Lankes

    In 2002, director Richard Linklater and a crew began filming the “Untitled 12-Year Project.” He cast four actors (Patricia Arquette,... + 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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Remembering Victoria

Remembering Victoria

A Tragic Nahuat Love Story

By James M. Taggart

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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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