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      • Minuses: poems, The 

        Author(s):Macarty, Jami
        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        The Minuses invites us into borderlands battlegrounds between the myriad forms of domination and resistance. Desert, coasts, and interpersonal boundaries provide both context and figure. Destructive nor'easters pummel ...
      • Peter Fidler: from York Factory to the Rocky Mountains 

        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        A cartographic survey containing reflections of Peter Fidler, surveyor for the Hudson's Bay Company. Fidler mapped the fur trade route in the Canadian Shield and hunted buffalo with the Piikani nation of the Great Plains. ...
      • Spirit lands of the eagle and bear: Numic archaeology and ethnohistory in the Rocky Mountains and borderlands 

        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Exploring advances in prehistory and early history of Numic hunter-gatherers in the Rocky Mountain West through analysis of archaeological and historic research from the earliest established presence more than a thousand ...
      • Reshaping the world: debates on Mesoamerican cosmologies 

        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        An exploration of the plurality, complexity, and adaptability of Precolumbian and colonial-era Mesoamerican cosmological models and the ways anthropologists and historians have used colonial and indigenous texts to understand ...
      • Colorado day by day 

        Author(s):Everett, Derek R.
        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        This-day-in-history approach to key figures and events that shaped Colorado from the 1690s to the present. A relevant vignette for each day of the calendar year, exploring Colorado's many facets through distilled tales of ...
      • Forest of history: the Maya after the emergence of divine kingship, A 

        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Essays that critically engage with and build upon previous contributions made to Maya epigraphy, iconography, material culture, and history. Cutting-edge research on the social changes leading up to the spread of divine ...
      • Detachment from place: beyond an archaeology of settlement abandonment 

        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        The first comparative and interdisciplinary volume on settlement abandonment, focusing on materiality, ideology, environment, and social construction of space. Case studies from around the world and time periods, shedding ...
      • Anthropomorphic imagery in the Mesoamerican highlands: gods, ancestors, and human beings 

        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Mexican, North American, and European researchers explore the meanings and functions of two-and three-dimensional human representations in pre-Columbian communities of Mexican highlands. They demonstrate the potential of ...
      • Rewriting Maya religion: Domingo de Vico, k'iche' Maya intellectuals, and the Theologia indorum 

        Author(s):Sparks, Garry G.
        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        Reconstructs the original Christian theology written in the Americas: the 1,400-page Theologia Indorum (Theology for the Indians) written in K'iche' Maya by Friar Domingo de Vico in 1554. Tracing how the Dominican missionaries ...
      • Historicizing fear: ignorance, vilification, and othering 

        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        A historical interrogation from a global perspective of the use of fear to vilify and persecute groups and individuals. Offering a look at racism, fearful framing, oppression, and marginalization, and how 'the Other' is ...
      • Indigenous graphic communication systems: a theoretical approach 

        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        Challenges Western academic views on what writing is and explores how these concepts can be improved by analyzing the sophisticated graphic communication systems found in Central Mesoamerica and Andean South America. ...
      • Rituals and sisterhoods: single women's households in Mexico, 1560-1750 

        Author(s):Megged, Amos
        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        An approach to lingering views on single, plebeian women in Latin American historiography and specifically Mexico. Major revelations that single women in lower echelons of society in early to mid-colonial Mexico were able ...
      • Thanks for watching: an anthropological study of video sharing on YouTube 

        Author(s):Lange, Patricia G.
        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        YouTube hosts one billion visitors monthly and sees more than 400 hours of video uploaded every minute. An anthropological perspective on this mediated social environment, demonstrating how core concepts from anthropolog ...
      • Pleas and petitions: Hispano culture and legislative conflict in territorial Colorado 

        Author(s):Sanchez, Virginia
        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Sheds new light on political obstacles, cultural conflicts, and institutional racism experienced by Hispano legislators in the wake of legal establishment of the Territory of Colorado. Reexamines the transformation of some ...
      • Update culture and the afterlife of digital writing 

        Author(s):Gallagher, John R.
        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        Explores "neglected circulatory writing processes" to understand why and how digital writers compose, revise, and deliver arguments that undergo (sometimes constant) revision. Also looks at how digital writers respond to ...
      • (Re)considering what we know: learning thresholds in writing, composition, rhetoric, and literacy 

        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        Continues a discipline-wide discussion about identifying key concepts and ideas of writing studies and the relevance of doing so within and beyond the discipline by considering threshold concepts as a framework, considering ...
      • Work of teaching writing: learning from fiction, film, and drama, The 

        Author(s):Harris, Jospeh
        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        Shifts conversation from how teachers are portrayed in novels, films, and plays to how teaching is dramatized. Harris considers scenes of instruction from different stages of the writing process and exposes what fiction, ...
      • More than a moment: contextualizing the past, present, and future of MOOCs 

        Author(s):Krause, Steven D.
        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) looked poised to revolutionize higher education, but problems shifted them into a less relevant model. Krause explores MOOCs lingering impact on distance learning in higher education, ...
      • Return to IXIL: Maya society in an eighteenth-century Yucatec town 

        Author(s):Christensen, Mark; Restall, Matthew
        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        An examination of 100+ previously unstudied colonial-era Maya wills from the Yucatec town of Ixil. These testaments--some of the only surviving documentation of colonial inhabitation--offer unprecedented depictions of ...
      • Seeking conflict in Mesoamerica: operational, cognitive, and experiential approaches 

        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        Focuses on the conflicts of the Maya, providing a holistic history of hostilities, and comparing them to neighboring Mesoamerican villages. Explores varied stories of past conflicts through artifacts, texts, and images. ...