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  • Where Texas Meets the Sea
  • Dragonflies of Texas
  • The City in Texas
  • The Fate of Earthly Things
  • 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
  • Architectural Vessels of the Moche
  • Bronx Boys
  • Boyhood
  • Where%20Texas%20Meets%20the%20Sea

    Where Texas Meets the Sea

    Corpus Christi and Its History

    By Alan Lessoff

    A favorite destination of visitors to the Texas coast, Corpus Christi is a midsize city that manages to be both... + 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

  • The%20City%20in%20Texas

    The City in Texas

    A History

    By David McComb

    Texans love the idea of wide-open spaces and, before World War II, the majority of the state’s people did live... + More

  • The%20Fate%20of%20Earthly%20Things

    The Fate of Earthly Things

    Aztec Gods and God-Bodies

    By Molly H. Bassett

    Following their first contact in 1519, accounts of Aztecs identifying Spaniards as gods proliferated. But what exactly did the Aztecs... + 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 Joseph J. 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

  • Architectural%20Vessels%20of%20the%20Moche%20

    Architectural Vessels of the Moche

    Ceramic Diagrams of Sacred Space in Ancient Peru

    By Juliet B. Wiersema

    Elaborately decorated monumental architecture, royal tombs, and ritual human sacrifice have established the Moche of ancient Peru (AD 200–800) as... + 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

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

¡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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The Herb Garden Cookbook

The Herb Garden Cookbook

The Complete Gardening and Gourmet Guide, Second Edition

By Lucinda Hutson

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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

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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The Indian Christ, the Indian King

The Indian Christ, the Indian King

The Historical Substrate of Maya Myth and Ritual

By Victoria Reifler Bricker

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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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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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Juan in a Hundred

Juan in a Hundred

The Representation of Latinos on Network News

By Otto Santa Ana

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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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