Looking for something to read in honor of Indigenous Peoples Day? Check out some recent UPC titles on Navajo weaving, the mixed-race American Indian experience, and the history of colonization in America!
Navajo Textiles: The Crane Collection at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, by Laurie D. Webster, Louise I. Stiver, D. Y. Begay, and Lynda Teller Pete, co-published with the Denver Museum of Nature & Science
“An extant demonstration of the vitality of Navajo weaving . . . this collection will be enjoyed by both the lay person and the connoisseur.”
—Jennifer Nez Denetdale, University of New Mexico
—Jennifer McLerran, Northern Arizona University
Identity Politics of Difference: The Mixed-Race American Indian Experience, by Michelle R. Montgomery
—Nancy López, University of New Mexico
—Ricky Allen, University of New Mexico
"An important contribution to western American and Native American history, to Russian and Kazakh history, and to comparative frontiers and borders, and empire and colonization studies. . . . [Sabol] provides one of the clearer and more probing analyses of a range of questions relating to themes of empire and exceptionalism in the history and heritage of both expanding countries."
—David Wrobel, University of Oklahoma
"[A] remarkable study . . . . Sabol demonstrates how comparative history should be performed. . . . As a work that is inventive in approach and noteworthy in scholarship, one can only hope that other scholars will take up the precedent set by Sabol. Summing Up: Essential."