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University Press of Colorado

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  • Good Waterby Kevin Holdsworth

    University Press of Colorado 2016; US$ 17.95

    "In essays that combine memoir with biography of place, Kevin Holdsworth creates a public history of the land he calls home: Good Water, Utah. The high desert of south-central Utah is at the heart of the stories he tells here?about the people, the ?survivors and casualties? of the small, remote town?and is at the heart of his own story.Holdsworth... more...

  • After the Public Turnby Frank Farmer

    University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 20.95

    In After the Public Turn , author Frank Farmer argues that counterpublics and the people who make counterpublics??citizen bricoleurs??deserve a more prominent role in our scholarship and in our classrooms. Encouraging students to understand and consider resistant or oppositional discourse is a viable route toward mature participation as citizens... more...

  • Along Navajo Trailsby Will Evans

    University Press of Colorado 2005; US$ 15.00

    Will Evans's writings should find a special niche in the small but significant body of literature from and about traders to the Navajos. Evans was the proprietor of the Shiprock Trading Company. Probably more than most of his fellow traders, he had a strong interest in Navajo culture. The effort he made to record and share what he learned certainly... more...

  • An American Provenceby Thomas P. Huber

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 23.95

    "I have talked about luscious wines and succulent fruit and exquisite dinners. But there may be no more evocative experience of the two valleys than the smell of new-mown hay in the fields at dusk. If a person were to close their eyes, they could not tell if they were in Provence or the North Fork Valley. That sweet, earthy odor is part of the beauty... more...

  • American Women In World War Iby Lettie Gavin

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 21.55

    Interweaving personal stories with historical photos and background, this lively account documents the history of the more than 40,000 women who served in relief and military duty during World War I. Through personal interviews and excerpts from diaries, letters, and memoirs, Lettie Gavin relates poignant stories of women's wartime experiences 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...

  • Anguish of Snailsby Barre Toelken

    University Press of Colorado 2003; US$ 19.95

    After a career working and living with American Indians and studying their traditions, Barre Toelken has written this sweeping study of Native American folklore in the West. Within a framework of performance theory, cultural worldview, and collaborative research, he examines Native American visual arts, dance, oral tradition (story and song), humor,... more...

  • The Anthropological Study of Class and Consciousnessby E. Paul Durrenberger

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 60.00

    Presenting prehistoric, historic, and ethnographic data from Mongolia, China, Iceland, Mexico, Brazil, and the United States, The Anthropological Study of Class and Consciousness offers a first step toward examining class as a central issue within anthropology. Contributors to this volume use the methods of historical materialism, cultural ecology,... more...

  • Anthropology of Labor Unionsby E. Paul Durrenberger; Karaleah S. Reichart

    University Press of Colorado 2010; US$ 17.95

    The Anthropology of Labor Unions presents ethnographic data and analysis in eight case studies from several very diverse industries. It covers a wide range of topics, from the role of women and community in strikes to the importance of place in organization, and addresses global concerns with studies from Mexico and Malawu. Union-organized workplaces... more...

  • Aztec Philosophyby James Maffie

    University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 64.00

    In Aztec Philosophy , James Maffie reveals a highly sophisticated and systematic Aztec philosophy worthy of consideration alongside European philosophies of their time. Bringing together the fields of comparative world philosophy and Mesoamerican studies, Maffie excavates the distinctly philosophical aspects of Aztec thought. Aztec Philosophy... more...