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New Book Explores Water Along Devil's Highway

UANews | August 17, 2012
Written by an expert cast of UA affiliates, "Last Water on the Devil's Highway: A Cultural and Natural History of Tinajas Altas" is perfect for desert aficionados and armchair explorers wishing to learn more about southwestern Arizona. The book was just published by the UA Press.

Reading Your Way Through Arizona

UANews | August 9, 2012
A new exhibition at Special Collections showcases 100 essential books that define the cultural, historical, environmental and political landscape of the Grand Canyon State. The exhibition coincides with the release of "Arizona 100: Essential Books for the Centennial," a diverse bibliography of must-reads that, according to the selection committee, when reviewed collectively shout out, "This is Arizona."

Online Exhibitions Help Preserve Arizona History

UANews | June 21, 2012
To extend the life of some exhibitions and share items and research previously not exhibited live, Arizona State Museum has created an online presence highlighting its collections and expertise on the Southwest.

The Self-Published Book: A Major Force in the Publishing World

UANews | June 7, 2012
A UA-led research team has investigated the emergent nature of non-traditional book publishing, or self-publishing. The team found that the world of publishing is so in flux that it is more difficult than ever for readers to find books they love.

Ceramics Tell the Story of an Ancient Southwest Migration

UANews | June 1, 2012
Another look at a nearly 80-year-old pottery collection at the Arizona State Museum is yielding new information about migrants who abandoned the Four Corners region eight centuries ago. Archaeologist Patrick Lyons has reassessed hundreds of vessels and other materials from the central Arizona ruins of Kinishba.

UA Press Receives 2012 Heritage Award

UANews | May 25, 2012
The UA Press has received the Historic Preservation Award, given annually by the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission. The award acknowledges contributions to the preservation, conservation and interpretation of local history and architecture.