Titles by Series

"A Serpentine Gesture"

John Ashbery's Poetry and Phenomenology
By Elisabeth W. Joyce

In “A Serpentine Gesture”: John Ashbery’s Poetry and Phenomenology Elisabeth W. Joyce examines John Ashbery’s poetry through the lens of Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s conception of phenomenology.

New Mexico's Moses

Reies López Tijerina and the Religious Origins of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement
By Ramón A. Gutiérrez

In New Mexico’s Moses, Ramón A. Gutiérrez dives deeply into Reies López Tijerina’s religious formation during the 1940s and 1950s, illustrating how his Pentecostal foundation remained an integral part of his psyche even as he migrated toward social-movement politics.

Colorado Family Outdoor Adventure

An All-Ages Guide to Hiking, Camping, and Getting Outside
By Heather Mundt

Colorado Family Outdoor Adventure is the definitive guide for families of all ages to experiencing the natural splendors of Colorado.

From Sea-Bathing to Beach-Going

A Social History of the Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
By B.J. Barickman
Edited by Hendrik KraayBryan McCann

In From Sea-Bathing to Beach-Going B. J. Barickman explores how a narrow ocean beachfront neighborhood and the distinctive practice of beach-going invented by its residents in the early twentieth century came to symbolize a city and a nation.

The New Death

Mortality and Death Care in the Twenty-First Century
Edited by Shannon Lee DawdyTamara Kneese

The New Death brings together scholars who are intrigued by today’s rapidly changing death practices and attitudes.

Subjects: Anthropology

Ethnographic Refusals, Unruly Latinidades

Edited by Alex E. ChavézGina M. Pérez

The essays in this collection do not offer simple solutions to histories of colonialism, patriarchy, and misogyny through which gender binaries and racial hierarches have been imposed and reproduced, but rather provide a crucial opportunity for reflection on and continued reimagination of the contours of Latinidad.

Subjects: Anthropology

The Loneliest Girl

Poems
By Kate Gale

In The Loneliest Girl, Kate Gale creates a powerful alternative narrative for Medusa and for all women who have carried guilt and shame—for being a woman, for not being enough, for being a victim.

Subjects: Poetry

Walking Uphill at Noon

Poems
By Jon Kelly Yenser

Walking Uphill at Noon showcases Yenser’s mastery of prosody and love of play.

Subjects: Poetry

What Cannot Be Undone

True Stories of a Life in Medicine
By Walter M. Robinson

In his award-winning debut essay collection, What Cannot Be Undone, Walter M. Robinson shares surprising stories of illness and medicine that do not sacrifice hard truth for easy dramatics.

Subjects: EssaysLiterature

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).

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