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University Press of Colorado

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  • The Logan Notebooksby Rebecca Lindenberg

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 13.95

    Clouds, mountains, flowering trees. Difficult things. Things lost by being photographed. Things that have lost their power. Things found in a rural grocery store. These are some of the lists, poems, prose poems, and lyric anecdotes compiled in The Logan Notebooks , a remix and a reimagining of The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon , a collection of intimate... more...

  • Ode to the Heart Smaller Than a Pencil Eraserby Luisa A. Igloria

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 10.95

    When Luisa Igloria cites Epictetus—?as soon as a thing has been seen, it is carried away, and another comes in its place'—she introduces the crowded and contradictory world her poems portray: a realm of transience, yes, where the vulnerable come to harm and everything disappears, but also a scene of tremendous, unpredictable bounty, the gloriously... more...

  • A Prehistory of South Americaby Jerry D. Moore

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 31.95

    A Prehistory of South America is an overview of the ancient and historic native cultures of the entire continent of South America based on the most recent archaeological investigations. This accessible, clearly written text is designed to engage undergraduate and begining graduate studens in anthropology. For more than 12,000 years, South American... more...

  • Class Not Dismissedby Anthony Aveni

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 13.95

    In A Life in Learning , award-winning professor Anthony Aveni tells the personal story of his six decades in college classrooms and some of the 10,000 students who have filled them. Through anecdotes of his own triumphs and tribulations?some amusing, others heartrending?Aveni reveals his teaching story and thoughts on the future of higher education.... more...

  • Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earthby Jim Steenburgh

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 17.95

    Utah has long claimed to have the greatest snow on Earth—the state itself has even trademarked the phrase. In Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth , Jim Steenburgh investigates Wasatch weather, exposing the myths, explaining the reality, and revealing how and why Utah's powder lives up to its reputation. Steenburgh also examines ski and snowboard... 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...

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

    University Press of Colorado 2011; 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...

  • An Inca Account of the Conquest of Peruby Ralph Bauer

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 17.95

    Available in English for the first time, An Inca Account of the Conquest of Peru is a firsthand account of the Spanish invasion, narrated in 1570 by Diego de Castro Titu Cusi Yupanqui - the penultimate ruler of the Inca dynasty - to a Spanish missionary and transcribed by a mestizo assistant. The resulting hybrid document offers an Inca perspective... more...

  • Annulmentsby Zach Savich

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 12.95

    Winner of the 2010 Colorado Prize for Poetry. "It is the poet who, undistracted by the imbecile telegraphy of this moment, dares to sustain a sustaining sound I most esteem and most warmly embrace. Zach Savich has written a book both intimate and vast, both tender and acidly candid. And with his long poem, 'The Mountains Overhead,' he has entered... more...

  • Radicalism in the Mountain West, 1890-1920by David R. Berman

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 31.95

    Radicalism in the Mountain West, 1890-1920 traces the history of radicalism in the Populist Party, Socialist Party, Western Federation of Miners, and Industrial Workers of the World in Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. Focusing on the populist and socialist movements, David R. Berman sheds light on American... more...