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Political Science

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Blockading the Border and Human Rights
By Timothy J. Dunn

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Gabriel Garcia Moreno and Conservative State Formation in the Andes
By Peter V. N. Henderson

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Guns, Drugs, and Development in Colombia
By Jennifer S. Holmes, Sheila Amin Gutiérrez de Piñeres, and Kevin M. Curtin

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Islamism in the Shadow of al-Qaeda
By François Burgat

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The Seduction of Brazil
By Antonio Pedro Tota

Ancient Greece

Popular Tyranny
Edited by Kathryn A. Morgan

Economics and Labor

Andean Entrepreneurs
By Lynn A. Meisch

Banana Cultures
By John Soluri

Beautiful Flowers of the Maquiladora
By Norma Iglesias Prieto

The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One
By William K. Black

Cultural Logics and Global Economies
By Edward F. Fischer

Deception and Abuse at the Fed
By Robert D. Auerbach

Fifty Years of Change on the U.S.-Mexico Border
By Joan B. Anderson and James Gerber

Fragmented Lives, Assembled Parts
By Alejandro Lugo

The Human Cost of Food
Edited by Charles D. Thompson, Jr., and Melinda F. Wiggins

Life After Welfare
By Laura Lein and Deanna T. Schexnayder; with Karen Douglas and Daniel Schroeder

Mexican Consuls and Labor Organizing
By Gilbert G. González

Understanding NAFTA
By William A. Orme, Jr.

Education

Desegregating Texas Schools
By Robyn Duff Ladino

Educator's Guide to Texas School Law
Sixth Edition
By Jim Walsh, Frank Kemerer, and Laurie Maniotis

School Choice Tradeoffs
By R. Kenneth Godwin and Frank R. Kemerer

Valley Interfaith and School Reform
By Dennis Shirley

International Relations

Fatal Future?
By Richard M. Pearlstein

When States Kill
Edited by Cecilia Menjívar and Néstor Rodríguez

Latin America

Banana Cultures
By John Soluri

Bandits, Peasants, and Politics
By Gonzalo Sánchez and Donny Meertens

The CIA in Guatemala
By Richard H. Immerman

Corruption in Cuba
By Sergio Díaz-Briquets and Jorge Pérez-López

Cuba and the Politics of Passion
By Damián J. Fernández

Dissident Women
Edited by Shannon Speed, R. Aída Hernández Castillo, and Lynn M. Stephen

Fragmented Lives, Assembled Parts
By Alejandro Lugo

Guatemaltecas
By Susan A. Berger

Heroes and Hero Cults in Latin America
Edited by Samuel Brunk and Ben Fallaw

Indigenous Movements, Self-Representation, and the State in Latin America
Edited by Kay B. Warren and Jean E. Jackson

In the Eyes of God
By Fernando Escalante Gonzalbo

Intellectuals and the State in Twentieth-Century Mexico
By Roderic A. Camp

Maya Political Science
By Prudence M. Rice

Mexican Anarchism after the Revolution
By Donald C. Hodges

Of Wonders and Wise Men
By Terry Rugeley

Palace Politics
By Jonathan Schlefer

Politics, Gender, and the Mexican Novel, 1968-1988
By Cynthia Steele

The Quiet Revolutionaries
By Frank M. Afflitto and Paul Jesilow

The Second Conquest of Latin America
Edited by Steven C. Topik and Allen Wells

Straddling the Border
By Lisa Magaña

Torture in Brazil
Archdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil

Understanding NAFTA
By William A. Orme, Jr.

Varieties of Liberalism in Central America
By Forrest D. Colburn and Arturo Cruz S.

Violence and Activism at the Border
By Kathleen Staudt

Voices from the Global Margin
By William P. Mitchell

When States Kill
Edited by Cecilia Menjívar and Néstor Rodríguez

Women in Contemporary Mexican Politics
By Victoria E. Rodríguez

Women Legislators in Central America
By Michelle A. Saint-Germain and Cynthia Chavez Metoyer

Latino/a Studies

Black-Brown Relations and Stereotypes
By Tatcho Mindiola, Jr., Yolanda Flores Niemann, and Nestor Rodriguez

Chicano Politics and Society in the Late Twentieth Century
Edited by David Montejano

Constructing Identities in Mexican American Political Organizations
By Benjamin Marquez

A Law for the Lion
By Beatriz de la Garza

LBJ and Mexican Americans
By Julie Leininger Pycior

Pachangas
By Margaret E. Dorsey

Políticas
By Sonia R. García, Valerie Martinez-Ebers, Irasema Coronado, Sharon A. Navarro, and Patricia A. Jaramillo

Straddling the Border
By Lisa Magaña

World War II and Mexican American Civil Rights
Edited by Richard Griswold del Castillo

The Middle East

The Great Syrian Revolt and the Rise of Arab Nationalism
By Michael Provence

Nationalist Voices in Jordan
By Betty S. Anderson

Saddam's War of Words
By Jerry Mark Long

Native America

American Indian Constitutional Reform and the Rebuilding of Native Nations
Edited by Eric D. Lemont

American Indian Sovereignty and the U.S. Supreme Court
By David E. Wilkins

American Indians, American Justice
By Vine Deloria, Jr., and Clifford M. Lytle

Behind the Trail of Broken Treaties
By Vine Deloria, Jr.

. . . From Time Immemorial
By Richard J. Perry

The Great Confusion in Indian Affairs
By Tom Holm

Inventing the Savage
By Luana Ross

The Nations Within
By Vine Deloria, Jr., and Clifford M. Lytle

Tribes, Treaties, and Constitutional Tribulations
By Vine Deloria, Jr., and David E. Wilkins

Texas

Alexander Watkins Terrell
By Lewis L. Gould

Bob Bullock
By Dave McNeely and Jim Henderson

Desegregating Texas Schools
By Robyn Duff Ladino

Fear on Trial
By John Henry Faulk

Fifty Years of Change on the U.S.-Mexico Border
By Joan B. Anderson and James Gerber

The Illusion of Inclusion
By Rodolfo Rosales

El Narcotraficante
By Mark Cameron Edberg

Petroleum Politics and the Texas Railroad Commission
By David F. Prindle

A Political History of the Texas Republic, 1836-1845
By Stanley Siegel

Profiles in Power
Edited by Kenneth E. Hendrickson, Jr., Michael L. Collins, and Patrick Cox

Public Policy and Community
Edited by Robert H. Wilson

The Rope, The Chair, and the Needle
By James W. Marquart, Sheldon Ekland-Olson, and Jonathan R. Sorensen

Ross Sterling, Texan
By Ross S. Sterling and Ed Kilman

Straddling the Border
By Lisa Magaña

Valley Interfaith and School Reform
By Dennis Shirley

William Wayne Justice
By Frank Kemerer

United States

Around the World with LBJ
By Brigadier General James U. Cross, USAF (retired), with Denise Gamino and Gary Rice

LBJ and Vietnam
By George C. Herring

Regulation in the White House
By David M. Welborn

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