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    • 25th Street Confidential

    • The provocative, colorful history of Ogden's notorious 25th Street
    • Utah / Western History
    • A Canyon through Time

    • Summarizes the history of Tecolote Canyon on California’s Santa Barbara coast that has been occupied by humans for at least 9000 years, using data from archaeology, ecology, geology, and geography.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • A Colorado River Reader

    • An anthology of work spanning hundreds of years and many cultures and voices that captures an array of written responses to the mighty Colorado River.
    • Literature
    • A Dictionary of the Maya Language

    • This dictionary is centered on the town and dialect of Hocaba, Yucatan, and is the first to provide a comprehensive, systematic listing of the stems that can be derived from each root that give Maya its distinctive character.
    • Linguistics
    • A Faded Legacy

    • Social worker, progressive, and activist Amy Brown Lyman's fight for welfare issues and Mormon women’s lives and concerns
    • Mormon Studies / Women's Studies
    • A Fateful Day in 1698

    • This book, about one of the most important southwestern battles of the era in this region, reads like a mystery while addressing in scholarly fashion the question of how we can confidently infer anything reliable about the past.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • A Frontier Life

    • This comprehensive and scholarly study of a key Mormon frontiersman unveils new details of Hamblin’s explorations and missions to American Indians.
    • Biography / Western History / Mormon Studies
    • A Gateway to Sindarin

    • A serious look at J. R. R. Tolkien's elvish tongue Sindarin, by means of its grammar, morphology, and history. Supplemental material includes a vocabulary, Sindarin names, and a glossary of terms.
    • Linguistics / Literature
    • A Glossary of Historical Linguistics

    • An essential supplement to courses in historical linguistics (the study of language change) and the history of individual languages, providing an accessible and widely representative overview of main terms and concepts.
    • Linguistics
    • A Green River Reader

    • An assemblage of every significant written testament to the Green River from Kit Carson and John C. Frémont to contemporary American naturalists like Wallace Stegner and Edward Abbey.
    • Literature
    • A Guide to Southern Utah’s Hole-in-the-Rock Trail

    • A guide to the trail blazed by Utah pioneers answering the call of the LDS Church to pull up stakes and move to the distant San Juan country of southeastern Utah, an extraordinary year-long journey across the rugged frontier of the southwest.
    • Utah
    • A Hiking Guide to Cedar Mesa

    • Describes sixty-three routes in the Cedar Mesa country of southeast Utah, ranging from quarter-mile walks to fifteen-mile day hikes, loops, and multi-day backpack trips.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah
    • A Hiking Guide to the Geology of the Wasatch Mountains

    • A guide to the Wasatch Mountains that focuses on the geologic features visible from the trails, discusses the major geological time periods and natural effects, and gives a descriptive guide for major trail systems.
    • Geology / Utah / Guidebooks and Outdoors
    • A History of Utah International

    • The story of how Utah Construction Company, founded in Ogden, Utah, in 1900, became Utah International, one of the most successful multinational mining companies in the world.
    • Utah
    • A Homeland in the West

    • Culled from hours of oral and archived interviews, this volume collects the stories of men and women drawn west by choice or by chance that tell a tale of Utah’s enduring Jewish heritage.
    • Utah
    • A Kennecott Story

    • The story of a mining company that helped shape modern economic and industrial history
    • Western History / Utah
    • A Laboratory for Anthropology

    • This beautiful reprint tells the story of an idea, "The Southwest," through the development of American anthropology and archaeology.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • A Modest Homestead

    • The surprising place of adobe in Salt Lake City homes and lives
    • Utah / Architectural History
    • A Mormon Mother

    • Annie C. Tanner, who lived from 1864 to 1941, provides a personal view of life as a Mormon woman in Utah during that time.
    • Mormon Studies / Biography
    • A Natural History of the Intermountain West

    • A fresh look at the natural history of the southern Rocky Mountains and the Intermountain West region based on cutting-edge research, interviews, and the author's personal experience. A passionate, humanistic, and yet scientific treatment of the...
    • Nature and Environment
    • A Rascal by Nature, A Christian by Yearning

    • Peterson shares his experiences of growing up on the Mormon frontier of rural Arizona, his skepticism of his Mormon faith, and his struggle to understand and master personal crises he experienced.
    • Autobiography and Memoir
    • A Religion, Not a State

    • Examines the work of Ali ‘Abd al-Raziq, considered the intellectual father of Islamic secularism, and his controversial idea that Islam is “a religion, not a state; a message, not a government.”
    • Middle East Studies
    • A Rendezvous Reader

    • Selection on a uniquely American icon—the mountain man.
    • Western History
    • A Traveler’s Guide to the Geology of the Colorado Plateau

    • Serves as an enrichment to all road trips through the varied landscapes of the Colorado Plateau, explaining the geological forces that have shaped the stunning natural features of the area.
    • Geology / Guidebooks and Outdoors
    • A White-Bearded Plainsman

    • W. Raymond Wood played a leading role in the early days of Great Plains archaeology. In his new memoir, he tells how his own career emerged, as the discipline of Plains archaeology developed during the post–World War II era.
    • Archaeology / Autobiography and Memoir
    • A Winter with the Mormons

    • Presbyterian minister Jotham Goodell's letters detail his time among the Mormons in 1852 and provide a new perspective on one of America’s most remarkable millennial movements.
    • Mormon Studies
    • A Woven Book of Knowledge

    • Examines and compares regional weaving styles of the Q’ero, a traditional Quechua-speaking Peruvian people known for their intricate textiles, discussing the general texture of highland life.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • A Year in Place

    • The editors invited a dozen friends to consider one calendar month in the place they call home, creating a captivating collection centered on American thought about who we are and what we care about.
    • Literature
    • A Yellowstone Reader

    • An evocative sample of fictional literature about Yellowstone, the best or most notable expressions of the park presenting its geysers, mountains, and rivers from the perspectives of the past.
    • Literature
    • A Zion Canyon Reader

    • Literary descriptions and rich histories of one of America’s favorite scenic landscapes.
    • Utah / Western History
    • Against All Odds

    • Discusses the critical junctures in U.S. history that have led to global environmental regulation, particularly in relation to China.
    • Nature and Environment / Stegner Lectures
    • Aggregate Analysis in Chipped Stone

    • A look at the mass analysis of aggregate lithic debitage and the strengths and weaknesses of different analytical forms.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Alcohol in Ancient Mexico

    • A reconstruction of the variety and extent of distallation traditions in ancient Mexican cultures, describing the various plants, fermentation ingredients, and processes used in different regions.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Alma Richards, Olympian

    • The story of America's most accomplished track and field athlete in the early twentieth century and the first Utahn and Mormon to win an Olympic gold metal
    • Biography / Sports History
    • American Indian English

    • An examination of the varieties of Indian English and the linguistic and sociolinguistic characteristics of language use among Navajo, Hopi, Mojave, Ute, and many other American Indian Tribes.
    • Linguistics / American Indian
    • American Indian Treaties

    • The volume provides a comprehensive list of American Indian treaties and examines their historical context and meanings.
    • American Indian / History
    • Among the Mormons

    • A fascinating eyewitness history of the Mormon movement told through letters, newspaper columns, documents, Mormon memoirs and the accounts of those who followed and observed the Mormons in their great trek to Zion.
    • Mormon Studies
    • An Archaeological Legacy

    • A short biography of Dr. Matheny’s life and work as well as essays by his colleagues—many of whom are his former students—about a variety of geographical areas and topics
    • Archaeology
    • An Introduction to the Shoshoni Language

    • Provides basic information on Shoshoni phonology and grammar, containing exercises for students and sections on culture that discuss topics like presentation of self, eye contact, and other non-verbal behavior.
    • Linguistics / American Indian
    • Anasazi along the Vermilion Cliffs

    • This catalog presents efforts of the Museum of Peoples and Cultures to understand the objects and to glean information about the Puebloan peoples who lived along the Vermilion Cliffs.
    • Archaeology
    • Ancient Caves of the Great Salt Lake Region

    • A report on excavations led by Julian Steward from the 1930s of caves found in the region of the Great Salt Lake, caves that had once been submerged by prehistoric Lake Bonneville.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Ancient Complexities

    • A current overview of what is meant by cultural complexity and how archaeologists study the development of complex societies in North America.
    • Anthropology/Archaeology
    • Ancient Human Migrations

    • Presents a case for the impossibilty of "pure" races, cultures, and languages due to human migration, returning the field of study to its place among the known processes of human evolutionary change.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Ancient Visions

    • Examines the rock art of Wind River and Bighorn Country as written documentation of a highly complex belief system and religious experience, a theory supported by traditional Native American leaders.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Ants for Breakfast

    • The archaeological adventures of Skibo, who lived with the Kalinga people, once headhunters, in the remote Philippine highlands while studying prehistoric pottery manufacture and use.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Apaches de Navajo

    • Explores the ancestry of the Navajo people as part of an ancient high-plain Apache group using evidence from historic documents, linguistic evidence, and archaeological sites in New Mexico.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Archaeology as a Process

    • Traces the intellectual history of Americanist archaeology in terms of processualism—a theory that merges the goals of archeology and anthropology as a means to understand humans.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Archaeology Beyond Dialogue

    • Argues that the archaeological community must do more than simply engage in dialogue about the influence of globalization on peoples' perspectives of the past.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Archaeology of Clear Creek Canyon

    • The history of archaeological work in the Clear Creek Canyon region of central Utah, including reports of Five Finger Ridge excavations and the establishment of Fremont Indian State Park.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • Art of the Warriors

    • A book on the North American Plains rock art spanning at least 5,000 years, ranging from finely drawn polychrome shield-bearing warrior pictographs to crudely pecked abstract petroglyphs.
    • American Indian / Archaeology
    • As If the Land Owned Us

    • A fascinating and much-needed study of the life and times of the little-known White Mesa Utes
    • American Indian
    • At Nature’s Edge

    • A chronicle of the design, history, and restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright's artist studio perched high on a cliff above the Snake River.
    • Western History
    • At Rest in Zion

    • Details the protective efforts of archaeologists to excavate and document Mormon burial grounds uncovered by construction beneath Salt Lake City.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Autobiographies of Orhan Pamuk

    • The first book-length study of the life and writings of Ohran Pamuk, the first Turkish writer to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
    • Literary Criticism
    • Back to the Soil

    • From 1880 to 1920 two million Jews left their homes in Eastern Europe and established themselves mostly in the urban centers of America, but some Jewish immigrants attempted to build agrarian communities. This book focuses on the attempt of one...
    • Utah / Western History
    • Bags to Riches

    • A biography of I. J. Wagner who, from impoverished beginnings to a life of self-made wealth and prominence, became a major leader in the development and betterment of Salt Lake City.
    • Biography
    • Ballet West

    • A tribute to Utah's world-renowned ballet company
    • Utah
    • Bark Beetle Outbreaks in Western North America

    • Explores the increasing outbreaks of bark beetles that are killing trees in western North Americas; looks at the historical context, short- and long-term consequences, and causes of the outbreaks.
    • Nature and Environment
    • Basin-Plateau Aboriginal Sociopolitical Groups

    • A classic of Great Basin ethnology, this volume constitutes one of the earliest and most comprehensive ethnographic reconnaissance of the Western Shoshoni.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Battalion

    • Marching 2,000 miles through a mostly uncharted American Southwest, the 500-man Mormon battalion was a pivotal force in fulfilling the national dream of Manifest Destiny.
    • Western History
    • Battle for the Wilderness

    • This volume centers around the struggle to pass the 1964 Wilderness Act, the first in a series of preservationist conventions and one of the most important works of the American conservation movement.
    • Nature and Environment
    • Becoming Aztlan

    • An overview of the continuities in culture between the American Southwest and the adjacent northwest of Mexico.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Becoming White Clay

    • An archaeological, historical, and ethnographic study of the Jicarilla Apache
    • American Indian / Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Beehive Spirits

    • This humorous documentary highlights the liquor history of the beehive state and includes interviews with modern brewing pioneers.
    • Utah
    • Behavioral Archaeology

    • An illustration of the coherence and scope of behavioral archaeology, an emerging branch of anthropology emphasizing the study of relationships between human behavior and artifacts.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Biotic Communities

    • Catalogs and defines by biotic community the Southwest region centered on Arizona, New Mexico, Sonora, Chihuahua, and Baja California Norte.
    • Nature and Environment
    • Black Pioneers

    • A collection of more than three hundred photographs, line drawings, lithographs, stereoviews, and other images that illustrate the profound influence blacks had on communal and frontier history in the American West.
    • Western History
    • Blueprints

    • With essays describing how poets and artists have brought poetry into different kinds of communities, and a “toolkit” loaded with experience-based advice, tools, and strategies, this collection is a necessity for arts organizers and those in...
    • Literature/Poetry
    • Borderland Jaguars

    • A natural history of the jaguar that discusses its distribution, habitats, hunting and breeding characteristics, folklor, and the status and management of Arizona-Mexico borderland jaguars.
    • Nature and Environment
    • Bridging the Distance

    • Examines the challenges confronting those living in today’s rural West
    • Regional Studies
    • Brigham Young

    • KUED brings audiences the most comprehensive film biography ever of Brigham Young.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Burned Palaces and Elite Residences of Aguateca

    • This comprehensive survey documents the archaeological investigations at Aguateca and reports on the process of excavations and recovered ceramic vessels.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Butch Cassidy and the Outlaw Trail

    • What really happened to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid? Journey from Utah and Wyoming to Argentina and Bolivia to uncover the real story of the West's most famous outlaw.
    • Western History
    • Camp Floyd and the Mormons

    • Traces the history of the sojourn of “Johnston’s Army” in Utah Territory from the beginning of the Utah War in 1857 through the abandonment of Camp Floyd in Cedar Valley at the outbreak of the Civil War.
    • Utah / Western History / Mormon Studies
    • Camping Out in the Yellowstone, 1882

    • Written five years after the army chased the Nez Peirce Indians through the area, and only ten years after the park’s establishment, Mary Richards provides a vivid picture of the undeveloped and untouristed Yellowstone Park.
    • Western History
    • Canyon of Dreams

    • An engaging storyteller brings to life true stories from Grand Canyon’s human history
    • Western History
    • Canyoneering 2

    • A guide to seven tough, week-long backpack trips into some for the most unspoiled and least-visited areas in the Utah section of the Colorado Plateau.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah
    • Canyoneering 3

    • This guide features 37 major hikes in Utah's Escalante country, including 20 in the new Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, designed to satisfy any canyoneer from novice to expert.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah

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