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Native American Rhetoric

Edited by Lawrence W. Gross

Native American Rhetoric is the first book to explore rhetorical traditions from within individual Native communities and Native languages.

Victory on Earth or in Heaven

Mexico's Religionero Rebellion
By Brian A. Stauffer

This work reconstructs the history of Mexico’s forgotten “Religionero” rebellion of 1873–1877, an armed Catholic challenge to the government of Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada.

Gamboa's World

Justice, Silver Mining, and Imperial Reform in New Spain
By Christopher Albi

Gamboa’s World examines the changing legal landscape of eighteenth-century Mexico through the lens of the jurist Francisco Xavier de Gamboa (1717–1794).

Contested Nation

The Mapuche, Bandits, and State Formation in Nineteenth-Century Chile
By Pilar M. Herr

Contested Nation argues that with Chilean independence, Araucanía—because of its status as a separate nation-state—became essential to the territorial integrity of the new Chilean Republic.

Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950, Volume 1

Language, Form, and Music
Edited by Robert von HallbergRobert Faggen

The essays collected in both volumes of Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950 move away from esoteric literary criticism toward a more evaluative and speculative inquiry that will serve as the basis from which poets will be discussed and taught over the next half-century and beyond.

A Critical Collection on Alejandro Morales

Forging an Alternative Chicano Fiction
Edited by Marc García-MartínezFrancisco A. Lomelí

The fourteen essays included in this compendium examine Morales’ novels and short stories.

Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950, Volume 2

Mind, Nation, and Power
Edited by Robert von HallbergRobert Faggen

Horace speaks of poetry delighting and instructing. While Evaluations of US Poetry since 1950, Volume 1 explores the pleasures of poetry—its language, forms, and musicality—volume 2 focuses on the public dimensions.

James Silas Calhoun

First Governor of New Mexico Territory and First Indian Agent
By Sherry Robinson

Veteran journalist and author Sherry Robinson presents readers with the first full biography of New Mexico’s first territorial governor, James Silas Calhoun.

Revolutionary Masculinity and Racial Inequality

Gendering War and Politics in Cuba
By Bonnie A. Lucero

By examining the relationship between historical experiences of race and discourses of masculinity, Lucero advances understandings about how racial exclusion functioned in a supposedly raceless society.

Nación Genízara

Ethnogenesis, Place, and Identity in New Mexico
Edited by Moises GonzalesEnrique R. Lamadrid

Nación Genízara examines the history, cultural evolution, and survival of the Genízaro people.

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