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  • How to Be a Texan
  • Relentless
  • The Mechanical Horse
  • Nothing Fancy
  • Six Memos from the Last Millennium
  • The Light of Coincidence
  • Beyond the City
  • Mexican Migration to the United States
  • Captivity Beyond Prisons
  • Beyond Machismo
  • Black Bodies, Black Rights
  • Cycles, Sequels, Spin-offs, Remakes, and Reboots
  • Islam and Popular Culture
  • Latin America at 200
  • Sacrifice, Violence, and Ideology Among the Moche
  • 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

  • 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%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

  • 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

  • Six%20Memos%20from%20the%20Last%20Millennium

    Six Memos from the Last Millennium

    A Novelist Reads the Talmud

    By Joseph Skibell

    A thief-turned-saint, killed by an insult. A rabbi burning down his world in order to save it. A man who... + More

  • The%20Light%20of%20Coincidence

    The Light of Coincidence

    The Photographs of Kenneth Josephson

    By Kenneth Josephson. Foreword by Gerry Badger; Essay by Lynne Warren

    Kenneth Josephson is one of the foremost conceptual photographers in America. Since the early 1960s, when institutions such as MoMA... + More

  • Beyond%20the%20City

    Beyond the City

    Resource Extraction Urbanism in South America

    By Felipe Correa

    During the last decade, the South American continent has seen a strong push for transnational integration, initiated by the former... + More

  • Mexican%20Migration%20to%20the%20United%20States

    Mexican Migration to the United States

    Perspectives from Both Sides of the Border

    Edited by Harriett D. Romo and Olivia Mogollon-Lopez

    Borderlands migration has been the subject of considerable study, but the authorship has usually reflected a north-of-the-border perspective only. Gathering... + More

  • Captivity%20Beyond%20Prisons

    Captivity Beyond Prisons

    Criminalization Experiences of Latina (Im)migrants

    By Martha D. Escobar

    Today the United States leads the world in incarceration rates. The country increasingly relies on the prison system as a... + More

  • Beyond%20Machismo

    Beyond Machismo

    Intersectional Latino Masculinities

    By Aída Hurtado and Mrinal Sinha

    Long considered a pervasive value of Latino cultures both south and north of the US border, machismo—a hypermasculinity that obliterates... + More

  • Black%20Bodies,%20Black%20Rights

    Black Bodies, Black Rights

    The Politics of Quilombolismo in Contemporary Brazil

    By Elizabeth Farfán-Santos

    Under a provision in the Brazilian constitution, rural black communities identified as the modern descendants of quilombos—runaway slave communities—are promised... + More

  • Cycles,%20Sequels,%20Spin-offs,%20Remakes,%20and%20Reboots

    Cycles, Sequels, Spin-offs, Remakes, and Reboots

    Multiplicities in Film and Television

    Edited by Amanda Ann Klein and R. Barton Palmer

    With sequels, prequels, remakes, spin-offs, or copies of successful films or franchises dominating film and television production, it sometimes seems... + More

  • Islam%20and%20Popular%20Culture

    Islam and Popular Culture

    Edited by Karin van Nieuwkerk, Mark LeVine, and Martin Stokes

    Popular culture serves as a fresh and revealing window on contemporary developments in the Muslim world because it is a... + More

  • Latin%20America%20at%20200

    Latin America at 200

    A New Introduction

    By Phillip Berryman

    Between 2010 and 2025, most of the countries of Latin America will commemorate two centuries of independence, and Latin Americans... + More

  • Sacrifice,%20Violence,%20and%20Ideology%20Among%20the%20Moche

    Sacrifice, Violence, and Ideology Among the Moche

    The Rise of Social Complexity in Ancient Peru

    By Steve Bourget

    In a special precinct dedicated to ritual sacrifice at Huaca de la Luna on the north coast of Peru, about... + 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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