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Guitar King: Michael Bloomfield's Life in the Blues

Dann, David.
(2019)  | 9781477318775 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 776pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2020
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Named one of the world’s great blues-rock guitarists by Rolling Stone,Mike Bloomfield (1943–1981) remains beloved by fans nearly forty years afterhis untimely death. Taking readers backstage, onstage, and into the recordingstudio with this legendary virtuoso, David Dann tells the riveting storiesbehind...

Sculpting in Time: Reflections on the Cinema

Tarkovskii, Andrei. Hunter-Blair, Kitty. Tarkovsky, Andrey.
(1989)  | 9780292776241 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2020
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Andrey Tarkovsky, the genius of modern Russian cinema—hailed by Ingmar Bergmanas "the most important director of our time"—died an exile in Paris inDecember 1986. In Sculpting in Time, he has left his artistic testament, aremarkable revelation of both his life and work. Since Ivan's Childhood won...

Haunted Greece and Rome: Ghost Stories from Classical Antiquity

Felton, D.
(1998)  | 9780292725089 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 168pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2020
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Stories of ghostly spirits who return to this world to warn of danger, toprophesy, to take revenge, to request proper burial, or to comfort the livingfascinated people in ancient times just as they do today. In this innovative,interdisciplinary study, the author combines a modern folkloric perspective...

William S. Burroughs and the Cult of Rock 'n' Roll

Rae, Casey.
(2019)  | 9781477316504 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 26/2/2020
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William S. Burroughs's fiction and essays are legendary, but his influence onmusic's counterculture has been less well documented—until now. Examining howone of America's most controversial literary figures altered the destinies ofmany notable and varied musicians, William S. Burroughs and the Cult...

At the Crossroads: Diego Rivera and his Patrons at MoMA, Rockefeller Center, and the Palace of Fine Arts

Museum, of Modern Art (New York N. Y. ). Staff. Palacio, de Bellas Artes (Mexico City Mexico) Staff. Paquette, Catha. Rivera, Diego. Rockefeller, Center Staff.
(2017)  | 9781477311004 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 360pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2020
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Collaborations during the Great Depression between the Mexican artist andCommunist activist Diego Rivera and institutions in the United States and Mexicowere fraught with risk, as the artist occasionally deviated from course, servingand then subverting his patrons. Catha Paquette investigates controversiessurrounding...

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Radical Cartographies: Participatory Mapmaking from Latin America

Bryan, Joe. Hale, Charles. Sletto, Bjørn. Wagner, Alfredo.
(2020)  | 9781477320884 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 26/2/2020
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Cartography has a troubled history as a technology of power. The production anddistribution of maps, often understood to be ideological representations thatsupport the interests of their developers, have served as tools of colonization,imperialism, and global development, advancing Western notions of...

The Adorned Body: Mapping Ancient Maya Dress

Carter, Nicholas. Houston, Stephen. Rossi, Franco.
(2020)  | 9781477320709 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 26/2/2020
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How we dress our bodies—through clothing, footwear, headgear, jewelry,haircuts, and more—is key to the expression of status and identity. This ideais as true today as it was for ancient Maya civilization, yet few studies havecentered on what ancient Maya peoples wore and why. In The Adorned Body,Nicholas...

Chican@ Artivistas: Music, Community, and Transborder Tactics in East Los Angeles

Gonzalez, Martha.
(2020)  | 9781477321126 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2020
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As the lead singer of the Grammy Award–winning rock band Quetzal and a scholarof Chicana/o and Latina/o studies, Martha Gonzalez is uniquely positioned toarticulate the ways in which creative expression can serve the dual roles ofpolitical commentary and community building. Drawing on postcolonial,...

Chican@ Artivistas: Music, Community, and Transborder Tactics in East Los Angeles

Gonzalez, Martha.
(2020)  | 9781477321133 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2020
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As the lead singer of the Grammy Award–winning rock band Quetzal and a scholarof Chicana/o and Latina/o studies, Martha Gonzalez is uniquely positioned toarticulate the ways in which creative expression can serve the dual roles ofpolitical commentary and community building. Drawing on postcolonial,...

Texas Snakes: A Field Guide

Dixon, James R. Forstner, Michael. Werler, John E.
(2020)  | 9781477320419 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2020
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With species ranging from the legendary, fear-inspiring western diamond-backedrattlesnake to the tiny threadsnakes, Texas has a greater diversity of snakesthan any other state in the country. This fully illustrated field guide to Texassnakes, written by two of the state’s most respected herpetologists...

Landed Internationals: Planning Cultures, the Academy, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Erdim, Burak.
(2020)  | 9781477321218 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 360pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2020
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Landed Internationals examines the international culture of postwar urbanplanning via the case of the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara,Turkey. Today the center of Turkey's tech, energy, and defense elites, METU wasfounded in the 1950s through an effort jointly sponsored by the UN, theUniversity...

Making Houston Modern: The Life and Architecture of Howard Barnstone

Bradley, Barrie Scardino. Fox, Stephen. Sabatino, Michelangelo.
(2020)  | 9781477320556 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 360pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2020
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Complex, controversial, and prolific, Howard Barnstone was a central figure inthe world of twentieth-century modern architecture. Recognized asHouston’s foremost modern architect in the 1950s, Barnstone came toprominence for his designs with partner Preston M. Bolton, which transposed therigorous...

Out of the Shadow: Revisiting the Revolution from Post-Peace Guatemala

Gibbings, Julie. Vrana, Heather.
(2020)  | 9781477320853 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2020
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Guatemala’s “Ten Years of Spring” (1944–1954) began when citizensoverthrew a military dictatorship and ushered in a remarkable period of socialreform. This decade of progressive policies ended abruptly when a coupd’état, backed by the United States at the urging of the UnitedFruit...

Improbable Metropolis: Houston's Architectural and Urban History

Bradley, Barrie Scardino.
(2020)  | 9781477320198 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 412pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2020
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Just over 180 years ago, the city of Houston was nothing more than analligator-infested swamp along the Buffalo Bayou that spread onto a flat,endless plain. Today, it is a sprawling, architecturally and culturally diversemetropolis. How did one transform into the other in such a short period?Improbable...

Making It at Any Cost: Aspirations and Politics in a Counterfeit Clothing Marketplace

Dewey, MatĂ­as.
(2020)  | 9781477321058 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2020
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La Salada is South America’s largest marketplace for fraudulently labeledclothing, a sprawling and dangerous bazaar on the fringes of Buenos Aires wherecounterfeit goods are bought and sold, armed thieves roam the nearby streets,and corrupt police and politicians turn a blind eye to widespread...

 

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