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University Press of Colorado

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  • The Verging Citiesby Natalie Scenters-Zapico

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 13.95

    From undocumented men named Angel, to angels falling from the sky, Natalie Scenters-Zapico?s gripping debut collection, The Verging Cities , is filled with explorations of immigration and marriage, narco-violence and femicide, and angels in the domestic sphere. Deeply rooted along the US-México border in the sister cities of El Paso, Texas, and... more...

  • Ancient Zapotec Religionby Michael Lind

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 55.00

    Ancient Zapotec Religion is the first comprehensive study of Zapotec religion as it existed in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca on the eve of the Spanish Conquest. Author Michael Lind brings a new perspective, focusing not on underlying theological principles but on the material and spatial expressions of religious practice. Using sixteenth-... more...

  • The Ecology of Pastoralismby P. Nick Kardulias

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 56.00

    In The Ecology of Pastoralism , diverse contributions from archaeologists and ethnographers address pastoralism?s significant impact on humanity?s basic subsistence and survival, focusing on the network of social, political, and religious institutions existing within various societies dependent on animal husbandry. Pastoral peoples, both past and... more...

  • Distant Bugles, Distant Drumsby Flint Whitlock

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 19.95

    Distant Bugles, Distant Drums brings to life the epic march of 1,000 men recruited from Colorado's towns, farms, and mining camps to fight 3,000 Confederate soldiers in New Mexico. more...

  • A Prosperous Way Downby Howard T. Odum; Elisabeth C. Odum

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 26.95

    A Prosperous Way Down, the last book by Howard T. and Elisabeth C. Odum, has shaped politics and planning as nations, states, and localities begin the search for ways to adapt to a future with vastly increased competition for energy. It considers ways in which a future with less fossil fuel could be peaceful and prosperous. Although history records... more...

  • Enduring Legaciesby Arturo J. Aldama; Elisa Facio; Daryl Maeda; Reiland Rabaka

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 23.95

    Traditional accounts of Colorado's history often reflect an Anglocentric perspective that begins with the 1859 Pikes Peak Gold Rush and Colorado's establishment as a state in 1876. Enduring Legacies expands the study of Colorado's past and present by adopting a borderlands perspective that emphasizes the multiplicity of peoples who have inhabited... more...

  • Carrying the Wordby Susanna Rostas

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 45.00

    In Carrying the Word: The Concheros Dance in Mexico City, the first full length study of the Concheros dancers, Susanna Rostas explores the experience of this unique group, whose use of dance links rural religious practices with urban post-modern innovation in distinctive ways even within Mexican culture, which is rife with ritual dances. The Concheros... more...

  • Implementing the Endangered Species Act on the Platte Basin Water Commonsby David M. Freeman

    University Press of Colorado 2012; US$ 22.95

    Water users of the Platte River Basin have long struggled to share this scarce commodity in the arid high plains, ultimately organizing collectively owned and managed water systems, allocating water along extensive stream systems, and integrating newer groundwater with existing surface-water uses. In 1973, the Endangered Species Act brought a new... more...

  • Rocky Mountain Mammals, Third Editionby David M. Armstrong

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 15.95

    Revised, updated, and with more than 80 new color photographs, Rocky Mountain Mammals, Third Edition is a nontechnical guide to the mammals of the Southern Rocky Mountains and their foothills, with special emphasis on Rocky Mountain National Park and vicinity. Designed for quick reference and enjoyable reading, Rocky Mountain Mammals offers what... more...

  • In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clarkby Wallace G. Lewis

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 32.00

    Although it was 1806 when Lewis and Clark returned to St. Louis after their journey across the country, it was not until 1905 that they were celebrated as national heroes. In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark examines how public attitudes toward their explorations and the means of commemorating them have changed, from the production of the Lewis and... more...