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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
This book provides the most comprehensive history of German migration to North America for the period 1709 to 1920 than has been done before. Employing state-of-the-art methodological and statistical techniques, the book has two objectives. First he explores how the recruitment and shipping markets for immigrants were set up, determining what the... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 35.00
Appalachian legend describes a mysterious, multiethnic population of exotic, dark-skinned rogues called Melungeons who rejected the outside world and lived in the remote, rugged mountains in the farthest corner of northeast Tennessee. The allegedly unknown origins of these Melungeons are part of what drove this legend and generated myriad exotic origin... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 30.00
In the 1960s, many believed that the civil rights movement’s successes would foster a new era of racial equality in America. Four decades later, the degree of racial inequality has barely changed. To understand what went wrong, Patrick Sharkey argues that we have to understand what has happened to African American communities over the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
The Black Power Movement remains an enigma. Often misunderstood and ill-defined, this radical movement is now beginning to receive sustained and serious scholarly attention. Peniel Joseph has collected the freshest and most impressive list of contributors around to write original essays on the Black Power Movement. Taken together they provide a... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 34.95
Since 2003, photographer Abdi Roble and writer Doug Rutledge have been documenting the lives of Somali immigrants in the United States and of the people forced into the vast refugee camps that were set up in Kenya in the wake of the 1991 civil war in Somalia. In The Somali Diaspora, Roble, who immigrated to the United States from Somalia in 1989, and... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00
The Crucible still has permanence and relevance a half century after its initial publication. This powerful political drama set amidst the Salem witch trials is commonly understood as Arthur Miller's poignant response to McCarthyism. This new edition featuring new critical essays examines this important work. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 145.00
The largest period of migration to the United States occurred between 1870 and 1920. During that period, more Poles migrated to the United States than any other national group except Italians. Additional large-scale Polish migration occurred in the wake of World War II and during the period of Solidarity's rise to prominence. According to current... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 37.73
Hauptbeschreibung Dieses Buch liefert als bisher einzige Publikation dieser Art in deutscher Sprache, eine biographische Gesamtdarstellung über das Leben und Schaffen des Marcus Mosiah Garvey. Besondere Schwerpunkte bilden hierbei die wichtigsten Lebensstationen Garveys, sein Weltbild, seine Philosophie sowie eine ausführliche Betrachtung von Garveys... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 66.00
The Arab Americans explores the history of this ethnic group in the U.S., including their social history, customs, and traditions, as well as their contributions and conflicts in American society. This engaging new title is ideal for history buffs or anyone interested in Arab American immigration history. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 66.00
Written in an engaging and informative manner, The Hispanic Americans focuses on the social history, customs, and traditions of Hispanic Americans in this country. Ideal for history buffs, this brand-new volume boasts black-and-white photographs, an index, glossary, and box features. more...