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University Press of Colorado

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  • Nursing, Revised Editionby Jean Watson

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 29.95

    Jean Watson's first edition of Nursing, now considered a classic, introduced the science of human caring and quickly became one of the most widely used and respected sources of conceptual models for nursing. This completely new edition offers a contemporary update and the most current perspectives on the evolution of the original philosophy and science... more...

  • The Businessby Stephanie Lenox

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 13.95

    Winner of the 2015 Colorado Prize for Poetry. What does it mean to work in the age of the cubicle? The Business takes on the modern workplace with sharp-witted poems that sting like a paper cut. A former secretary, Stephanie Lenox positions herself as a poetic note-taker of the mundane. Organized by the classical components of Greek tragedy, these... more...

  • Memory Tracesby Laura M. Amrhein; Cynthia Kristan-Graham

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 52.00

    "In Memory Traces, art historians and archaeologists come together to examine the nature of sacred space in Mesoamerica. Through five well-known and important centers of political power and artistic invention in Mesoamerica?Tetitla at Teotihuacan, Tula Grande, the Mound of the Building Columns at El Tajín, the House of the Phalli at Chichén Itzá,... more...

  • A Chorus of Cranesby Paul A. Johnsgard; Thomas D. Mangelsen

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 23.95

    "Accompanied by the stunning photography of Thomas D. Mangelsen, A Chorus of Cranes details the natural history, biology, and conservation issues surrounding the abundant sandhill crane and the endangered whooping crane in North America. Author Paul A. Johnsgard, one of the leading authorities on cranes and crane biology, describes the fascinating... more...

  • The Myth of Quetzalcoatlby Alfredo López Austin; Guilhem Olivier; Russ Davidson; Davíd Carrasco

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 25.95

    "The Myth of Quetzalcoatl is a translation of Alfredo López Austin?s 1973 book Hombre-Dios: Religión y politica en el mundo náhuatl. Despite its pervasive and lasting influence on the study of Mesoamerican history, religion in general, and the Quetzalcoatl myth in particular, this work has not been available in English until now.The importance of... more...

  • Pole Raising and Speech Makingby Jennifer Eastman Attebery

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 31.95

    "In Pole Raising and Speech Making, author Jennifer Eastman Attebery focuses on the beginnings of the traditional Scandinavian Midsummer celebration and the surrounding spring-to-summer seasonal festivities in the Rocky Mountain West during the height of Swedish immigration to the area?1880?1917.Combining research in folkloristics and history, Attebery... more...

  • Persistent Progressivesby John F. Freeman

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 27.95

    "Persistent Progressives tells the story of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union?s evolution from an early movement against monopolists and wholesalers to a regional trailblazer for agriculture ideologies built on social democracy, the family farmer, and cooperative enterprises. As a continuing advocate for saving the family farm, the Farmers Union legacy... more...

  • Survivance, Sovereignty, and Storyby Lisa King; Rose Gubele; Joyce Rain Anderson

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 19.95

    "Focusing on the importance of discussions about sovereignty and of the diversity of Native American communities, Survivance, Sovereignty, and Story offers a variety of ways to teach and write about indigenous North American rhetorics.These essays introduce indigenous rhetorics, framing both how and why they should be taught in US university writing... more...

  • A Lamp Brighter than Foxfireby Andrew S. Nicholson

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 13.95

    Opening the space between the ordinary and the visionary, the poems in A Lamp Brighter than Foxfire uncover an intimate relationship with the world, from Las Vegas to Italy to the American Midwest. From a lime glowing in an orchard to a miraculous childhood attempt at levitation, Andrew S. Nicholson?s poems ground themselves in the commonplace and... more...

  • Classic Maya Polities of the Southern Lowlandsby Damien B. Marken; James L. Fitzsimmons

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 52.00

    "Classic Maya Polities of the Southern Lowlands investigates Maya political and social structure in the southern lowlands, assessing, comparing, and interpreting the wide variation in Classic period Maya polity and city composition, development, and integration. Traditionally, discussions of Classic Maya political organization have been dominated... more...