ROOSTERS AT MIDNIGHT INDIGENOUS SIGNS AND STIGMA IN LOCAL BOLIVIAN POLITICS
by Robert Albro
264 pp., figures, notes, glossary, references, index, 6×9
Paper ISBN 978-1-934691-18-2 $34.95
Global Indigenous Politics Series
Set in the largely urban provincial capital of Quillacollo, ROOSTERS AT MIDNIGHT is an ethnographic examination of the changing stories of what it means to be indigenous but also urban in contemporary Bolivia … and in Latin America … in the context of renewed local-level elections after a hiatus of almost forty years. An alternative to more conventional accounts of collective indigenous mobilization in Bolivia during this period, this book is concerned with the lives and careers of the kinds of provincial politicians who opened up local spaces for Bolivia’s present national indigenous project. It examines how problem-solving networks built up in the neoliberal era along the provincial and urban margins and as part of Bolivia’s “politics and multitude” have made the still contested terms of indigenous belonging more variegated and inclusive. ROOSTERS AT MIDNIGHT links the present high profile of Bolivia’s national indigenous political project to often overlooked and ongoing, decades-long political collaborations among people routinely categorized as noindigenous but “of humble origins.”
MEMORIES OF THE ALHAMBRA
by Nash Candelaria
One of Chicano literature’s most celebrated novels, this tale is must reading for those interested in the American Southwest.
“Beautifully handled … Candelaria has probed a question many readers should investigate before dashing off to dig up their roots.”- The Denver Post
192 pp Cloth ISBN 978-0-9601086-1-9
Bilingual Review Press
by Melissa Stevens
After a year of running and hiding from her family and and arranged marriage to her chanat leader, for more than half of it never shifting out of her cougar form, Rebecca is found tresspassing by Nick and his enforcer. He seems different, and he seems to want to help her and protect her, but will he still want to when he knows her better. Rebecca knows that keeping away from her father and his choice of husband for her may end in a war between Chanats. Will Nick be willing to risk his people? Her instincts tell her that he could be her mate, but after running scared for so long, can she let herself trust her instincts? How can she be sure that he won’t take her back to her father?
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CALIFORNIA VINES, WINES & PIONEERS
by Sherry Monahan
Foreword by Peter Mondavi, Jr.
160 + 16 Full Color pp, $19.99
The History Press
Grab your glass and take to the wine trail with food genealogist Sherry Monahan as she traces the roots of California’s VINES, WINES & PIONEERS. While cowboys and early settlers were writing the oft-told history of the Wild West, California’s wine pioneers were cultivating a delicious industry. The story begins when Franciscan missionaries planted the first grapes in Southern California in 1769. Almost a century later, news of gold drew thirsty prospectors and European immigrants to California’s promise of wealth. From Old World vines sprang a robust and varied tradition of wine cultivation that overcame threats of pests and Prohibition to win global prestige. Journey with Monahan as she uncorks this vintage history and savors the stories of California’s historic wineries and vineyards.
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