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University Press of Colorado

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  • Taken from the Paradise Isleby Heidi Kim

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 23.95

    Crafted from George Hoshida?s diary and memoir, as well as letters faithfully exchanged with his wife Tamae, Taken from the Paradise Isle is an intimate account of the anger, resignation, philosophy, optimism, and love with which the Hoshida family endured their separation and incarceration during World War II. George and Tamae Hoshida and their... more...

  • Transient Landscapesby Ellen Wohl

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 27.95

    Landscape?the unique combination of landforms, plants, animals, and weather that compose any natural place?is inherently transient. Each essay in Transient Landscapes introduces this idea of a constantly metamorphosing global landscape, revealing how to see the ubiquity of landscape transience, both that which results through Earth?s natural environmental... more...

  • Prairie Ghostby Richard E McCabe; Henry M Reeves; Bart W O'Gara

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 17.95

    In this lavishly illustrated volume, Richard E. McCabe, Bart W. O'Gara and Henry M. Reeves explore the fascinating relationship of pronghorn with people in early America, from prehistoric evidence through the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876. The only one of fourteen pronghorn-like genera to survive the great extinction brought on by human migration... 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...

  • Forjando Patriaby Manuel Gamio; Fernando Armstrong-Fumero

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 37.00

    Often considered the father of anthropological studies in Mexico, Manuel Gamio originally published Forjando Patria in 1916. This groundbreaking manifesto for a national anthropology of Mexico summarizes the key issues in the development of anthropology as an academic discipline and the establishment of an active field of cultural politics in Mexico.... 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...

  • Wives, Mothers & the Red Menaceby Mary Brennan

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 27.95

    In Wives, Mothers, and the Red Menace, Mary Brennan examines conservative women's anti-communist activism in the years immediately after World War II. Brennan details the actions and experiences of prominent anti-communists Jean Kerr McCarthy, Margaret Chase Smith, Freda Utley, Doloris Thauwald Bridges, Elizabeth Churchill Brown, and Phyllis Stewart... 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...