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  • Nothing Fancy
  • Comfort and Glory
  • The Mechanical Horse
  • How to Be a Texan
  • Twenty Girls to Envy Me
  • Relentless
  • The Accidental Archives of the Royal Chicano Air Force
  • Kalima wa Nagham
  • The Politics of Dependency
  • Progressive Mothers, Better Babies
  • Amazonia in the Anthropocene
  • Graphic Borders
  • Brand Islam
  • The Use and Development of the Xinkan Languages
  • Ritual Violence in the Ancient Andes
  • Nothing%20Fancy

    Nothing Fancy

    Recipes and Recollections of Soul-Satisfying Food , New Edition

    By Diana Kennedy

    Diana Kennedy is the world’s preeminent authority on authentic Mexican cooking and one of its best-known food writers. Renowned for... + More

  • Comfort%20and%20Glory

    Comfort and Glory

    Two Centuries of American Quilts from the Briscoe Center

    By Katherine Jean Adams

    Quilts bear witness to the American experience. With a history that spans the early republic to the present day, this... + More

  • The%20Mechanical%20Horse

    The Mechanical Horse

    How the Bicycle Reshaped American Life

    By Margaret Guroff

    With cities across the country adding miles of bike lanes and building bike-share stations, bicycling is enjoying a new surge... + More

  • How%20to%20Be%20a%20Texan

    How to Be a Texan

    By Andrea Valdez

    There are certain things every Texan should know how to do and say, whether your Lone Star roots reach all... + More

  • Twenty%20Girls%20to%20Envy%20Me

    Twenty Girls to Envy Me

    Selected Poems of Orit Gidali

    By Orit Gidali<br>Edited and translated by Marcela Sulak

    This English-Hebrew book features three dozen poems by the extraordinary Israeli writer Orit Gidali (b. 1974), a unique voice among... + More

  • Relentless

    Relentless

    The Stories behind the Photographs

    By Neil Leifer, with Diane K. Shah

    Neil Leifer is the best-known sports photographer of the past half century. Beginning in 1960, his pictures have regularly appeared... + More

  • The%20Accidental%20Archives%20of%20the%20Royal%20Chicano%20Air%20Force

    The Accidental Archives of the Royal Chicano Air Force

    By Stephanie Sauer

    How do you write a history of a group that has been written out of history? In The Accidental Archives... + More

  • Kalima%20wa%20Nagham

    Kalima wa Nagham

    A Textbook for Teaching Arabic, Volume 2

    By Nasser M. Isleem and Ghazi M. Abuhakema

    Presenting a new Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL) curriculum that can be used in secondary and postsecondary educational... + More

  • The%20Politics%20of%20Dependency

    The Politics of Dependency

    US Reliance on Mexican Oil and Farm Labor

    By Martha Menchaca

    The United States and Mexico trade many commodities, the most important of which are indispensable sources of energy—crude oil and... + More

  • Progressive%20Mothers,%20Better%20Babies

    Progressive Mothers, Better Babies

    Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil, 1850–1945

    By Okezi T. Otovo

    In Bahia, Brazil, the decades following emancipation saw the rise of reformers who sought to reshape the citizenry by educating... + More

  • Amazonia%20in%20the%20Anthropocene

    Amazonia in the Anthropocene

    People, Soils, Plants, Forests

    By Nicholas C. Kawa

    Widespread human alteration of the planet has led many scholars to claim that we have entered a new epoch in... + More

  • Graphic%20Borders

    Graphic Borders

    Latino Comic Books Past, Present, and Future

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama and Christopher González

    From the influential work of Los Bros Hernandez in Love & Rockets, to comic strips and political cartoons, to traditional... + More

  • Brand%20Islam

    Brand Islam

    The Marketing and Commodification of Piety

    By Faegheh Shirazi

    From food products to fashions and cosmetics to children’s toys, a wide range of commodities today are being marketed as... + More

  • The%20Use%20and%20Development%20of%20the%20Xinkan%20Languages

    The Use and Development of the Xinkan Languages

    By Chris Rogers

    Once spoken only in Santa Rosa Department, Guatemala, the Xinkan language family is unique within Mesoamerica, comprising four closely related... + More

  • Ritual%20Violence%20in%20the%20Ancient%20Andes

    Ritual Violence in the Ancient Andes

    Reconstructing Sacrifice on the North Coast of Peru

    Edited by Haagen D. Klaus and J. Marla Toyne

    Traditions of sacrifice exist in almost every human culture and often embody a society’s most meaningful religious and symbolic acts.... + 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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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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