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  • The Making of Gone With The Wind
  • Being Miss America
  • Texas on the Table
  • Becoming Belafonte
  • Red State
  • Jack Allen's Kitchen
  • Into the Field
  • The Cinema of Robert Rodriguez
  • Naturally Healthy Mexican Cooking
  • The Devil's Backbone
  • Miguel Covarrubias
  • A Cuban in Mayberry
  • Argentine, Mexican, and Guatemalan Photography
  • Evo's Bolivia
  • Queer Beirut
  • The%20Making%20of%20Gone%20With%20The%20Wind

    The Making of Gone With The Wind

    By Steve Wilson

    Gone With The Wind is one of the most popular movies of all time. To commemorate its seventy-fifth anniversary in... + More

  • Being%20Miss%20America

    Being Miss America

    Behind the Rhinestone Curtain

    By Kate Shindle

    For nearly a hundred years, young women have competed for the title of Miss America—although what it means to wear... + More

  • Texas%20on%20the%20Table

    Texas on the Table

    People, Places, and Recipes Celebrating the Flavors of the Lone Star State

    By Terry Thompson-Anderson, Photos by Sandy Wilson

    With a bounty of locally grown meats and produce, artisanal cheeses, and a flourishing wine culture, it’s a luscious time... + More

  • Becoming%20Belafonte

    Becoming Belafonte

    Black Artist, Public Radical

    By Judith Smith

    A son of poor Jamaican immigrants who grew up in Depression-era Harlem, Harry Belafonte became the first black performer to... + More

  • Red%20State

    Red State

    An Insider's Story of How the GOP Came to Dominate Texas Politics

    By Wayne Thorburn

    In November 1960, the Democratic party dominated Texas. The newly elected vice president, Lyndon Johnson, was a Texan. Democrats held... + More

  • Jack%20Allen's%20Kitchen

    Jack Allen's Kitchen

    Celebrating the Tastes of Texas

    By Jack Gilmore and Jessica Dupuy

    The focus at Jack Allen’s Kitchen is on three things—Southern hospitality, quality local ingredients, and great value. As a longtime... + More

  • Into%20the%20Field

    Into the Field

    A Foreign Correspondent's Notebook

    By Tracy Dahlby

    Tracy Dahlby is an award-winning journalist who has reported internationally as a contributor to National Geographic magazine and served as... + More

  • The%20Cinema%20of%20Robert%20Rodriguez

    The Cinema of Robert Rodriguez

    By Frederick Luis Aldama

    Robert Rodriguez stands alone as the most successful U.S. Latino filmmaker today, whose work has single-handedly brought U.S. Latino filmmaking... + More

  • Naturally%20Healthy%20Mexican%20Cooking

    Naturally Healthy Mexican Cooking

    Authentic Recipes for Dieters, Diabetics, and All Food Lovers

    By Jim Peyton

    Just about everyone loves Mexican food, but should you eat it if you want to manage your weight or diabetes?... + More

  • The%20Devil's%20Backbone

    The Devil's Backbone

    By Bill Wittliff

    The last the boy Papa saw of his Momma, she was galloping away on her horse Precious in the saddle... + More

  • Miguel%20Covarrubias

    Miguel Covarrubias

    Drawing a Cosmopolitan Line

    Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

    Miguel Covarrubias enjoyed transcultural encounters and exchanges in the cosmopolitan centers of Mexico City, New York, and Europe, where he... + More

  • A%20Cuban%20in%20Mayberry

    A Cuban in Mayberry

    Looking Back at America's Hometown

    By Gustavo Perez Firmat

    Half a century after viewers first watched a father and son walking to the local fishing hole, whistling a simple,... + More

  • Argentine,%20Mexican,%20and%20Guatemalan%20Photography

    Argentine, Mexican, and Guatemalan Photography

    Feminist, Queer, and Post-Masculinist Perspectives

    By David William Foster

    One of the important cultural responses to political and sociohistorical events in Latin America is a resurgence of urban photography,... + More

  • Evo's%20Bolivia

    Evo's Bolivia

    Continuity and Change

    By Linda C. Farthing and Benjamin H. Kohl

    In this compelling and comprehensive look at the rise of Evo Morales and Bolivia’s Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS), Linda Farthing... + More

  • Queer%20Beirut

    Queer Beirut

    By Sofian Merabet

    Gender and sexual identity formation is an ongoing anthropological conversation in both Middle Eastern studies and urban studies, but the... + 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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