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WE COU LD N OT FAIL THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE SPACE PROGRAM

“Surprising and insightful.” —NEW YORK TIMES SUNDAY BOOK REVIEW

“This comprehensively researched book is replete with fascinating details about ways in which the civil rights movement influenced the space program. . . . It makes an important contribution to African American history.” —WASHINGTON POST

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We Could Not Fail

The First African Americans in the Space Program B Y R I C H A R D PA U L A N D S T E V E N M O S S

“We Could Not Fail is hard to put down. Reading about the personal experiences of African Americans with technical expertise before the civil rights era resonated strongly.” —SCIENCE MAGAZINE

Profiling ten pioneer African American space workers, including technicians, mathematicians, engineers, and an astronaut candidate, this book tells an inspiring, largely unknown story of how the space program served as a launching pad for a more integrated America.

“A nuanced look at how integration and civil rights ideals shaped and were shaped by federal employers. . . . Vital and of interest to all Americans, from history and space buffs to students, researchers.”

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Tear gas overwhelms the scene as marchers flee or fall to the blows of troopers

Alabama State Troopers confront marchers led by John Lewis and Hosea Williams


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Selma 1965 The Photographs of Spider Martin PHOTOGRAPHS BY SPIDER MARTIN, WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY DOUGLAS BRINKLEY Fo r ew o r d b y Do n Ca r let o n

As raw and unforgettable as the moment they were taken, these iconic images—never before published as a collection—document the historic Selma-to-Montgomery marches that turned the tide for African American voting rights. D o l p h Br i s c o e Cen t er fo r A mer ica n His t o r y r e le as e dat e | 2 0 1 5 91/2 x 91/2 inches, 128 pages, 80 duotones ISBN 978-1-4773-0839-4 $40.00 | £27.99 | C$51.95

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“The cookbooks featured in The Jemima Code exemplify a richness and diversity of AfricanAmerican cooking and food knowledge far beyond traditional “soul” food . . . [they] help illustrate the sophistication and expertise that AfricanAmerican women brought to the kitchens in which they worked.”. —NEW YORK TIMES

“Tipton-Martin asserts Black women’s true contribution to fine food.” —ESSENCE

“The Jemima Code digs deep to unearth treasures and histories of black cooks, their books, and their recipes. We should all thank Toni Tipton-Martin for this incredible book.”

The Jemima Code Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks BY TONI TIPTON-MARTIN Forewo rd s by Jo h n E g ert o n an d B ar b ar a Ha b er

Showcasing one of the world’s largest private collections of African American cookbooks this lavishly illustrated collection speaks volumes about America’s food and culture. r e le a se d ate | 2015 9 x 11 inches, 264 pages, 288 illustrations ISBN 978-0-292-74548-3 $45.00 | £29.00 | C$56.50

—MARCUS SAMUELSSON, author of Yes, Chef as well as chefowner of Red Rooster Harlem and Streetbird Rotisserie

“Bursting with illustrations, how-tos, jingles, and rare archival photographs..” —MOTHER JONES

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Becoming Belafonte Black Artist, Public Radical BY JUDITH E. SMITH

Spotlighting a vibrant episode in the evolution of African American culture and consciousness in America, this book illuminates how multitalented performer Harry Belafonte became a civil rights icon, internationalist, and proponent of black pride and power. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 4 6 x 9 inches, 320 pages, 38 b&w photos ISBN 978-1-4773-1051-9 $24.95 | ÂŁ16.99 | C$28.50

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Postcard America Curt Teich and the Imaging of a Nation, 1931-1950 BY JEFFREY L. MEIKLE

This unique book illuminates the cultural significance of the highly colorized “linen” postcards that depicted a glowing America in the 1930s and 1940s and that fascinate collectors today. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 6 7 x 10 inches, 520 pages, 213 color and 7 b&w images ISBN 978-0-292-72661-1 $45.00 | £131.00 | C$58.50

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The 26th Infantry Bicycle Corps at Yellowstone National Park, 1896

The Mechanical Horse How the Bicycle Reshaped American Life BY MARGARET GUROFF

This lively cultural history reveals how the bicycle has transformed American society, from making us mobile to empowering people in all avenues of life. r ele as e dat e | 2 0 1 6 51/2 x 81/2 inches, 295 pages, 9 b&w photos, 6 illustrations

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The Capitalist and the Critic J. P. Morgan, Roger Fry, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art BY CHARLES MOLESWORTH

A skillful and fascinating retelling of the often testy relationship between J. P. Morgan and Roger Fry, two men who did more to establish the preeminence of the Metropolitan Museum of Art than any collector and curator before or since. re l e a se d ate | 2016 6 x 9 inches, 256 pages, 29 b&w photos

Jeanne Moreau and Jean-Marc Bory

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in Louis Malle’s Les Amants, 1958

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Morgan flanked by his son, Jack, Jr., and his daughter, Louisa.

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American Christianity The Continuing Revolution BY S T E P H E N C OX

This provocative book argues that American Christianity can best be understood as a faith always undergoing radical and unpredictable change as believers seek new ways of connecting with God. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 4 51/2 x 9 inches, 270 pages, 22 b&w photos, 4 illustrations ISBN 978-0-292-72910-0 $26.95 | ÂŁ18.99 | C$30.50

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As Above, So Below Art of the American Fraternal Society, 1850-1930

B Y LY N N E A D E L E A N D B R U C E L E E W E B B Fo re w o r d b y Dav i d B y r n e

Sumptuously illustrated with more than two hundred outstanding examples from private and public collections and introduced by fraternal art collector and Talking Heads singer-songwriter David Byrne, this revelatory book surveys the golden age of lodge hall art for the first time.

“Explores gear used by groups including the Odd Fellows and the Modern Woodmen of America.” —NEW YORK TIMES

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Odd Fellows, ca. 1900

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Drug Games

The International Olympic Committee and the Politics of Doping, 1960–2008 BY THOMAS M. HUNT Fo r ew o r d b y Jo h n H o b er ma n

Based on research in both American and foreign archives, this study of doping in the Olympics connects the use and regulation of performanceenhancing drugs to developments in the larger global environment. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 1 6 x 9 inches, 231 pages, 8 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-73749-5 $25.00 | ÂŁ16.99 | C$28.50

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Contestants at Macfadden’s “Perfect Man” Contest, regarded as virtually the fi rst Mr. America Contest.

Mr. America

The Tragic History of a Bodybuilding Icon B Y J O H N D . FA I R

Drawing on unique archival documents and fascinating interviews, an acclaimed sports historian delivers the first comprehensive examination of Mr. America, the iconic bodybuilding contest that honored ancient ideals while defining masculinity during the competition’s heyday in the 1950s. “A paradigm-changer.” —CHARLES KUPFER, Penn State Harrisburg

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Let the People In

The Life and Times of Ann Richards BY JAN REID

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LBJ’s Neglected Legacy How Lyndon Johnson Reshaped Domestic Policy and Government EDITED BY ROBERT H. WILSON, NORMAN J. GLICKMAN, A N D L A U R E N C E E . LY N N , J R .

Leading experts investigate the extraordinary range and extent of LBJ’s influence on American public policy and administration, a legacy that makes him one of America’s most effective, if controversial, leaders. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 5 6 x 9 inches, 493 pages ISBN 978-1-4773-0253-8 $29.95 | £20.99 | C$38.95

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“This intriguing anthology provides a broad rethinking of the social, cultural, and economic intertwining of the vast territory that eventually became the southwestern United States and the Republic of Mexico. . . . Each of the volume’s well-known contributors pursues a different angle in exploring Tutino’ s thesis. The result is an eclectic and provocative collection of essays.” — DAV I D G . G U T I É R R E Z , University of California, San Diego

“A solid collection of essays that makes a convincing case that the past and present of Mexico and the United States are inseparable.” — H I S PA N I C A M E R I C A N HISTORICAL REVIEW

Mexico and Mexicans in the Making of the United States EDITED BY JOHN TUTINO

“Long overdue. . . addresses a significant hole in American historiography: the extensive and influential role of Mexico.” —JOURNAL OF AMERICAN ETHNIC HISTORY

Tracing economic, social, and cultural connections from colonial times until today, this book highlights the foundational contributions of Mexico and Mexicans to the United States. re le as e dat e | 2 0 1 2 6 x 9 inches, 332 pages, 6 maps ISBN 978-0-292-75430-0 $30.00 | £21.00 | C$39.00

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A Promising Problem The New Chicana/o History EDITED BY CARLOS KEVIN BLANTON

In this collection of innovative, thought-provoking essays, established and emerging scholars consider the sea changes taking place within Chicana/o scholarship, the shifting racial and political boundaries of Chicana/o communities, and new perspectives on America’s culture wars. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 6 6 x 9 inches, 224 pages, 1 map ISBN 978-1-4773-0903-2 $29.95 | £20.99 | C$38.95

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“Superb. . . the wide-ranging and substantive history that we have been lacking.” — M A R I O T. G A R C I A , University of California at Santa Barbara

Latina/os and World War II Mobility, Agency, and Ideology

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This eye-opening anthology documents, for the first time, the effects of World War II on Latina/o personal and political beliefs. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 4 6 x 9 inches, 328 pages, 37 b&w photos, 7 tables ISBN 978-0-292-75625-0 $55.00 | £36.00 | C$68.95

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“A significant contribution.” — J U A N G Ó M E Z - Q U I N O N E S , University of California Los Angeles

The Politics of Dependency US Reliance on Mexican Oil and Farm Labor BY MARTHA MENCHACA

This book illuminates the economic and political factors that caused the United States and Mexico to develop an asymmetrical codependency that disproportionally benefits the United States. re l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 6 6 x 9 inches, 264 pages, 11 b&w photos ISBN 978-1-4773-0999-5 $24.95 | £16.99 | C$28.50

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Henry B. Gonzalez. Courtesy of the Briscoe Center for Amercan History, University of Texas at Austin.

Texas Mexican Americans and Postwar Civil Rights BY M AG G I E R I VA S - R O D R I G U E Z

Written for general readers as well as scholars, this book sheds new light on the local activism that propelled the national civil rights movement, as well as on the birth of an organization that has been at the forefront of Mexican American and Latino civil rights. r ele as e dat e | 2 0 1 5 6 x 9 inches, 189 pages, 16 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-76752-2 $24.95 | ÂŁ16.99 | C$28.50

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When Mexicans Could Play Ball Basketball, Race, and Identity in San Antonio, 1928–1945 BY IGNACIO M. GARCÍA

This inspiring story of a high school basketball team’s unlikely journey to victory in segregated WWII-era San Antonio sheds light on Mexican American cultural identity formation through sports and education and exposes stereotypes that are still held today. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 4 6 x 9 inches, 292 pages, 23 b&w photos ISBN 978-1-4773-0212-5 $25.00 | £16.99 | C$32.50

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“A must read for scholars interested in race, nation, borders, and citizenship.” — J O N A T H A N X A V I E R I N D A , Author of Targeting Immigrants: Government, Technology, and Ethics

The Borderlands of Race Mexican Segregation in a South Texas Town BY JENNIFER R. NÁJERA

Using oral histories and local archives, this historical ethnography analyzes how and why Mexican American individuals unevenly experienced racial dominance and segregation in South Texas. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 5 6 x 9 inches, 195 pages, 9 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-76755-3 $45.00 | £28.99 | C$56.50

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“Historian Diaz provides a lively narrative of the smuggling and trafficking across the Rio Grande River from 1848 to 1945.” —CHOICE

“Addresses a major border subject that has long been neglected by scholars, a neglect that is largely explained by the difficulty of researching an illegal activity such as smuggling. George Díaz has done a commendable job of unearthing source materials both in the United States and Mexico that shed light on the subject... Well written, interesting, and informative.

Border Contraband A History of Smuggling across the Rio Grande B Y G E O R G E T. D Í A Z

The first comprehensive history of a century of smuggling along the Lower Rio Grande Border. re l e a se d ate | 2015 6 x 9 inches, 255 pages, 5 b&w photos, 4 illustrations, 2 maps ISBN 978-0-292-76106-3 $45.00 | £31.00 | C$58.50

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—OSCAR J. MARTÍNEZ, University of California, Santa Barbara

“Here’s the book I’ve been waiting for: a wellresearched history of the clandestine side of U.S.Mexico trade relations. Díaz has given us a muchneeded historical corrective, reminding us that the border has never actually been under control.” —PETER ANDREAZ, author of Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made Americania

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Postcards from the Río Bravo Border Picturing the Place, Placing the Picture, 1900s–1950s BY DANIEL D. ARREOLA

“Breathes life back into these multidimensional spaces.” —AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW

Making innovative use of an extensive archive of photo postcards, this historical geography traces the transformation of Mexican border towns into modern cities and destinations for American tourists in the twentieth century. r ele as e dat e | 2 0 1 3 7 x 10 inches, 280 pages, 188 b&w photos, 6 maps ISBN 978-0-292-75280-1 $40.00 | £27.99 | C$51.95

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Recollections of a Tejano Life Antonio Menchaca in Texas History E D I T E D B Y T I M O T H Y M A T O V I N A A N D J E S Ú S F. D E L A T E J A Wi t h t h e c o l l ab o r at i o n o f Ju s t in Po c hé

The first complete, annotated publication of the reminiscences of San Antonio native and Battle of San Jacinto veteran José Antonio Menchaca, with commentary that contextualizes and debates Menchaca’s claims while delivering a rich portrait of Tejano life in the nineteenth century. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 3 6 x 9 inches, 202 pages

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Journey to Texas, 1833 BY DETLEF DUNT T RA N S L AT E D BY A N D E R S SAU S T R U P ed ite d a n d with an i n t r o du c t i o n b y Jam es C. Kea r ney a nd Geir B ent zen

The first English translation of the earliest German book about Texas, Journey to Texas, 1833 offers a unique portrait of colonial Texas and of the nascent German communities in Austin’s Colony. re l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 5 51/2 x 81/2 inches, 192 pages ISBN 978-0-292-74021-1 $29.95 | £20.99 | C$38.95

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Another Year Finds Me in Texas The Civil War Diary of Lucy Pier Stevens BY V I C K I A DA M S T O N GAT E

One of few women’s diaries from Civil War-era Texas and the only one written by a Northerner, this previously unpublished journal offers a unique perspective on daily life and the ties that transcended sectional loyalties during America’s most divisive conflict. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 6 6 x 9 inches, 367 pages, 12 b&w photos, 1 map ISBN 978-1-4773-0846-2 $29.95 | £20.99 | C$38.95

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“A treasure trove of information, representing a lifetime of research.” — D A V I D R . J O H N S O N , Professor Emeritus, University of Texas at San Antonio

The City in Texas A History BY DAV I D G . M C C O M B

The award-winning author of Texas, a Modern History and Galveston: A History presents the first comprehensive narrative of urban development in Texas from the Spanish Conquest to the present. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 5 6 x 9 inches, 352 pages ISBN 978-0-292-76746-1 $35.00 | £23.99 | C$45.00

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“The most sophisticated and compelling urban history set in Texas, and an excellent contribution to the growing body of literature that traces the sometimes-bloody meeting of Anglo and Mexican cultures along the borderlands. . . . A meticulously researched, gracefully written work of considerable originality and importance.” —BENJAMIN JOHNSON, Loyola University Chicago

Where Texas Meets the Sea Corpus Christi and Its History BY ALAN LESSOFF

This exemplary history of Corpus Christi explores how competing regional and cosmopolitan influences have shaped this thriving port and leisure city. r e l e a se d ate | 2015 6 x 9 inches, 368 pages, 32 b&w photos, 10 maps ISBN 978-0-292-76823-9

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“I cannot imagine a more definitive study of the “Sparkling City by the Sea.” Makes a very strong contribution to the literature on urban history in the United States; its close reading of a peripheral place speaks directly to dilemmas and challenges facing the nation’s mega cities . . . A major achievement.” —CHAR MILLER, Pamona College

“Expansive and nuanced . . . the definitive history of Corpus Christi” —BRET ANTHONY JOHNSTON, author of Corpus Christi: Stories and Remember Me Like This

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Waiting room at the Puericulture Post in the neighborhood of Brotas.

Progressive Mothers, Better Babies

Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil, 1850–1945 B Y O K E Z I T. O T O V O

“Fundamental to the field of maternity and childhood studies in Latin America.”

This illuminating study explores the social and cultural history of Brazilian family health and welfare policies—particularly the effect of the reform-minded maternalist movement on impoverished women and children and on the uneven integration of Afro-Brazilians into the modern welfare state. r ele as e dat e | 2 0 1 6

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University of Illinois

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“A brilliant book, by far the best of its kind on Latin America. Ideal for teaching. Students will love it.” — J O H N C H A R L E S C H A S T E E N , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Latin America at 200 A New Introduction BY PHILLIP BERRYMAN

Taking a reader-friendly approach, this book is the perfect introduction to Latin America as it enters its third century of independence during a period of sustained economic growth and social development. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 6 7 x 10 inches, 384 pages, 85 b&w photos ISBN 978-1-4773-0867-7 $29.95 | £20.99 | C$38.95

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A Camera in the Garden of Eden The Self-Forging of a Banana Republic BY KEVIN COLEMAN

This pioneering contribution to visual culture studies reveals how banana plantation workers and their families used photography to visually assert their identities and rights as citizens, despite being outmatched by a powerful multinational corporation. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 6 6 x 9 inches, 320 pages, 115 b&w and color photos, 5 maps ISBN 978-1-4773-0855-4 $27.95 | ÂŁ18.99 | C$36.50

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Life magazine image originally captioned “Garden of Eden. A modest Honduran behind 35 1925 a giant leaf of a banana tree.” Circa

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On a train platform in the Buenavista Station, Mexico City, Apirl 1912

Photographing the Mexican Revolution

Commitments, Testimonies, Icons BY JOHN MRAZ

With almost 200 photographs, many never before published, and an authoritative text that delves into the motivations and aesthetics of the photographers who took them, this is the most ambitious and historically accurate visual record of the Mexican Revolution. r ele as e dat e | 2 0 1 2 8 x 9 inches, 327 pages, 197 duotone photos ISBN 978-0-292-73580-4 $45.00 | ÂŁ31.00 | C$58.50

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“Thorough and compelling.” —WASHINGTON POST

José Martí

A Revolutionary Life BY ALFRED J. LÓPEZ

Thoroughly researched, this is the definitive biography of the revered Cuban patriot and martyr whose revolutionary movement eventually ended the Spanish colonial domination of Cuba. re l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 4 6 x 9 inches, 430 pages ISBN 978-0-292-73906-2 $39.95 | £27.99 | C$36.95

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Of Beasts and Beauty

Gender, Race, and Identity in Colombia BY M I C H A E L E D W A R D S TA N F I E L D

A detailed investigation of the concept of beauty in Colombia— its cultural and political origins, its expression through fashion and pageants, and its effect on the people of a country plagued by violence, inequality, and corruption. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 3 6 x 9 inches, 292 pages, 33 b&w photos, 1 map, 3 tables ISBN 978-1-4773-0222-4 $25.00 | £17.00 | C$33.00

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Bryce Wood Book Award for the best Latin American Studies book from LASA “Carey situates his granular, almost microscopic archival research and impressive knowledge of Mayan life within a broad conceptual frame, producing a fascinating and important study. With this book, Carey has brought Guatemalan historiography to a new level of sophistication.” — G R E G G R A N D I N , author of The Last Colonial Massacre: Latin America in the Cold War

I Ask for Justice

Maya Women, Dictators, and Crime in Guatemala, 1898–1944 BY DAV I D C A R E Y J R .

This study of the Guatemalan legal system during the regimes of two of Latin America’s most repressive dictators reveals the surprising extent to which Maya women used the courts to air their grievances and defend their human rights. r e l e a se d ate | 2013 6 x 9 inches, 363 pages, 31 b&w photos, 2 maps, 14 tables ISBN 978-1-4773-0210-1

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“Every page of this wellwritten, sophisticated study rewards a careful reading. In Carey’s hands, criminal litigation becomes a mirror of the Guatemalan state as well as one of its chief instruments, a resource for humble litigants thirsty for justice as well as an imposition. Best of all, the voices and actions of scores of Maya women come through in remarkable detail.” — W I L L I A M B . T A Y L O R , Sonne Professor Emeritus of History, University of California, Berkeley

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Independence in Latin America Contrasts and Comparisons: Third Edition BY RICHARD GRAHAM

Extensively revised to incorporate the latest interpretations and address issues of race and gender as well as of economic interest, this is the only book that in such a short space covers the causes, events, and consequences of the wars of independence (1810–1825) in Latin America. re l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 3 6 x 9 inches, 208 pages, 32 b&w photos, 2 maps ISBN 978-0-292-74534-6 $24.95 | £16.99 | C$28.50

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Feeding the City

From Street Market to Liberal Reform in Salvador, Brazil, 1780–1860 BY RICHARD GRAHAM

This social and cultural history of the provisioning of Salvador, Brazil, as it moved from colony to independent city encompasses a whole society by looking at a broadly defined occupation—the food trade—and showing the connections between and among social categories. re l e a se d ate | 2010 6 x 9 inches, 352 pages, 10 b&w photos, 5 maps, 9 tables ISBN 978-0-292-72326-9 $24.95 | £16.99 | C$28.50

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Murdo J. MacLeod Book Prize, Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) Section of the Southern Historical Association

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Good Neighbor Cultural Diplomacy in World War II BY DARLENE J. SADLIER

This study of the most fully developed and intensive use of “soft power” diplomacy in U.S. history explores how the US government enlisted Walt Disney, Orson Welles, John Ford, and other cultural leaders and institutions to bolster inter-American cultural ties and combat Axis infiltration during World War II. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 2 6 x 9 inches, 263 pages ISBN 978-0-292-75685-4

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“[A] model study for how to examine sport in a wider context” —JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HISTORY

Citizens and Sportsmen Fútbol and Politics in Twentieth-Century Chile BY BRENDA ELSEY

This pioneering study of amateur fútbol (soccer) clubs in Chile reveals how the world’s most popular sport has served to engage citizens in local and national politics and support democratic practices. re l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 1 6 x 9 inches, 327 pages, 17 b&w photos, 2 maps

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Sin and Confession in Colonial Peru

Spanish-Quechua Penitential Texts, 1560-1650 BY REGINA HARRISON

Drawing from Spanish ecclesiastic literature written in Quechua, the language of the Incas, Sin and Confession in Colonial Peru is the first detailed study of how the European sacrament of confession was implemented in the early modern context of the Andes.. re l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 4 6 x 9 inches, 326 pages, 8 illustrations ISBN 978-1-4773-0758-8 $29.95 | ÂŁ21.00 | C$39.00

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The First Letter from New Spain The Lost Petition of Cortés and His Company, June 20, 1519

BY JOHN SCHWALLER AND HELEN NADER

Presenting an authoritative translation and analysis of the only surviving original document from the first months of the Spanish conquest, this book brings to life a decisive moment in the history of Mexico. re le as e dat e | 2 0 1 4 6 x 9 inches, 316 pages, 46 b&w and color images, 1 map ISBN 978-1-4773-0763-2 $29.95 | £21.00 | C$39.00

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Amazons, Wives, Nuns, and Witches

Women and the Catholic Church in Colonial Brazil, 1500-1822 BY CAROLE A. MYSCOFSKI

Writing Brazilian women back into history, this book presents the first comprehensive study in English of how women experienced and understood their lives within the society created by the Portuguese imperial government and the colonial era Roman Catholic Church. re le as e dat e | 2 0 1 3 6 x 9 inches, 320 pages ISBN 978-1-4773-0219-4

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The Relación de Michoacán (15391541) and the Politics of Representation in Colonial Mexico B Y A N G É L I C A J I M E N A A FA N A D O R - P U J O L

“Elegantly written and judiciously argued.” —EDUARDO DE J. DOUGLAS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Close readings of a major 16th-century manuscript reveal the role that images played in ethnic identity formation and politics in colonial Mexico. r ele as e dat e | 2 0 1 5 6 x 9 inches, 300 pages, 26 color photos, 51 b&w photos, 11 illustrations ISBN 978-1-4773-0239-2 $29.95 | £20.99 | C$38.95

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Lexikon of the Hispanic Baroque Transatlantic Exchange and Transformation

EDITED BY EVONNE LEVY AND KENNETH MILLS

This groundbreaking work of scholarship opens a vast new understanding of the profound cultural transfers and transformations that defined the transatlantic Spanish world in the Baroque era. r ele as e dat e | 2 0 1 4 81/2 x 11 inches, 366 pages, 91 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-75309-9 $75.00 | £52.00 | C$100.00

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Urban Space as Heritage in Late Colonial Cuba Classicism and Dissonance on the Plaza de Armas of Havana, 1754-1828 B Y PA U L N I E L L

This pathfinding interpretation of Havana’s foundational site brings the first extensive and direct application of contemporary heritage studies to the analysis of colonial Latin American visual culture. re l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 5 6 x 9 inches, 344 pages, 82 b&w and color photos, 4 maps ISBN 978-0-292-76659-4 $55.00 | £38.00 | C$72.50

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Foodways and Daily Life in Medieval Anatolia A New Social History B Y N I C O L A S T R É PA N I E R

Bringing to life an overlooked aspect of the dawn of the Ottoman Empire, this illuminating study uses the prism of food to understand how Anatolian society gave rise to a superpower. re le as e dat e | 2 0 1 4 6 x 9 inches, 261 pages, 1 map ISBN 978-1-4773-0992-6 $24.95 | £16.99 | C$28.50

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Women, Gender, and the Palace Households in Ottoman Tunisia BY AMY AISEN KALLANDER

This examination of Tunisia’s ruling family between 1700 and 1900 reveals the significance of the palace and the crucial political and economic roles women played in the family’s relationship with the imperial government. “Essential reading for the historiography of modern North Africa.” —THE JOURNAL OF NORTH AFRICAN STUDIES

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Science among the Ottomans The Cultural Creation and Exchange of Knowledge BY MIRI SHEFER-MOSSENSOHN

Science among the Ottomans contends that, contrary to the generally accepted belief, science was a valued, dynamic, and sustaining force throughout the life span of the empire. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 5 6 x 9 inches, 262 pages, 1 map ISBN 978-1-4773-0359-7 $55.00 | ÂŁ38.00 | C$72.50

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Bridge over the seguia midrariya irrigation canal.

The Last Civilized Place Sijilmasa and Its Saharan Destiny BY RONALD A. MESSIER AND JAMES A. MILLER

Drawing on archaeological discoveries and historical accounts, this book tells the lively story of Morocco’s legendary golden city and its pivotal role in medieval transcontinental trade, the spread of Islam, and the rise of several ruling dynasties. re le as e dat e | 2 0 1 5 6 x 9 inches, 296 pages, 42 b&w photos, 14 illustrations, 11 maps ISBN 978-0-292-76665-5 $55.00 | £38.00 | C$72.50

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Competitive Archaeology in Jordan Narrating Identity from the Ottomans to the Hashemites BY ELENA D. CORBETT

Tracing the complex history of Jordan through its archaeology, this book examines how foreign and indigenous powers have competed for and used antiquities to create their own narratives, national identities, and borders. r e le as e dat e | 2 0 1 5 6 x 9 inches, 312 pages, 11 b&w photos, 2 maps ISBN 978-1-4773-0990-2 $27.95 | £18.99 | C$36.50

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“This Is Jerusalem Calling” State Radio in Mandate Palestine BY A N D R E A L . S TA N T O N

This history of the long-overlooked Palestine Broadcasting Service (1936–1948) examines the role of government-sponsored radio in shaping Arab political and social life in the wake of British colonialism. “Contributes a great deal to studies of Mandate Palestine and imperialism.” —JOURNAL OF

r e le as e dat e | 2 0 1 3 6 x 9 inches, 270 pages, 23 b&w photos ISBN 978-1-4773-0223-1 $25.00 | £16.99 | C$28.50

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Arab Responses to Fascism and Nazism

Rethinking Iranian Nationalism and Modernity

EDITED BY ISRAEL GERSHONI

EDITED BY KAMRAN SCOT AGHAIE AND AFSHIN MARASHI

Attraction and Repulsion

ISBN 978-1-4773-0757-1

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Reclaiming Iraq

The 1920 Revolution and the Founding of the Modern State BY ABBAS KADHIM ISBN 978-0-292-75689-2

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How Happy to Call Oneself a Turk Provincial Newspapers and the Negotiation of a Muslim National Identity BY GAVIN D. BROCKETT ISBN 978-0-292-74400-4

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Colonialism and Christianity in Mandate Palestine

Witches, Whores, and Sorcerers

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BY S. K. MENDOZA FORREST

BY LAURA ROBSON

ISBN 978-0-292-74767-8

ISBN 978-0-292-74765-4

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The Concept of Evil in Early Iran

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The Making of Arab Americans From Syrian Nationalism to U.S. Citizenship BY HANI J. BAWARDI

“After a century of ignorance, Hani Bawardi has corrected the record.”

Using previously untapped archives, this groundbreaking study traces Arab American advocacy to the early twentieth century, when mass immigration fostered a unified Arab American political identity. r e le as e dat e | 2 0 1 4 6 x 9 inches, 398 pages, 57 b&w photos ISBN 978-1-4773-0752-6 $34.95 | £23.99 | C$45.0

—ANNY BAKALIAN, City University of New York

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Crescent over Another Horizon Islam in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino USA EDITED BY MARÍA DEL MAR LOGROÑO N A R B O N A , PA U L O G . P I N T O , A N D J O H N TOFIK KARAM

“Fascinating, original, and critically important. . .”

An authoritative history of Islam in Latin America from the colonial period to contemporary Latino communities in the US.

— PA U L A M A R , University of California, Santa Barbara

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The Ancient Olympic Games Third edition BY JUDITH SWADDLING

Updated with a chapter on the modern Olympics that continues the story through the preparations for the London 2012 Games, this is the indispensable guide to the ancient Olympics, with over 20,000 copies sold. re l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 5 71/2 x 93/4 inches, 120 pages, 122 illustrations ISBN 978-0-292-76738-6 $19.95 | ÂŁ13.99 | C$25.95

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Alexander’s Veterans and the Early Wars of the Successors BY JOSEPH ROISMAN

This first focused analysis of veterans’ experiences in ancient Greece offers a fresh, “bottom-up” perspective on important military and political aspects of early Hellenistic history. re l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 2 6 x 9 inches, 280 pages, 1 b&w photo, 1 map ISBN 978-0-292-75431-7 $25.00 | £16.99 | C$32.50

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Mothering and Motherhood in Ancient Greece and Rome EDITED BY LAUREN HACKWORTH PETERSEN AND PAT R I C I A S A L Z M A N - M I T C H E L L

Using a wealth of evidence from legal, literary, and medical texts, as well as art, architecture, ritual, and material culture, the contributors to this volume offer the first extensive study of the private and public roles of mothers in the Classical world. r e l e a se d ate | 2 0 1 2 6 x 9 inches, 272 pages, 44 b&w photos, 5 illustrations ISBN 978-0-292-75434-8 $25.00 | ÂŁ16.99 | C$32.50

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Valorizing the Barbarians

Enemy Speeches in Roman Historiography BY ERIC ADLER

A systematic examination of the ways in which ancient Roman historians valorized foreigners and presented criticisms of their own society. re le as e dat e | 2 0 1 1 6 x 9 inches, 283 pages ISBN 978-0-292-74403-5

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Diodorus Siculus, The Persian Wars to the Fall of Athens Books 11-14.34 (480-401 BCE)

T RA N S L AT E D W I T H I N T R O D U C T I O N A N D NOTES BY PETER GREEN

By one of the foremost historians and translators in the field of Classics, Peter Green—an authoritative, modern translation of a longneglected historian whose work covers the most vital century in ancient Greek history. r e le as e dat e | 2 0 1 0 6 x 9 inches, 348 pages, 6 maps ISBN 978-0-292-72125-8 $24.95 | £16.99 | C$32.50

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Forthcoming The Revolutionary Imaginations of Greater Mexico Chicana/o Radicalism, Solidarity Politics, and Latin American Social Movements BY ALAN GOMEZ r e le as e dat e | fall 2 0 1 6

The Teabo Manuscript Maya Christian Copy Books, Chlilam Balams, and Native Text Production in Yucatan BY MARK Z. CHRISTENSEN r e le as e dat e | fall 2 0 1 6

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Forthcoming Representing Workers

Artists, Labor, and the State in Revolutionary Mexico, 1908-1940 BY JOHN LEAR r e le as e dat e | fall 2 0 1 6

Rethinking Military Nationalism The Revolutionary Government of the Armed Forces in Peru, 1968-1975 B Y PA U L O D R I N O T A N D CARLOS AGUIRRE r e le as e dat e | s pr in g 2 0 1 7 Image courtesy Dutch National Archives, The Hague, Fotocollectie Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau

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