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  • Growing Up Ethnic in Americaby Maria Mazziotti Gillan; Jennifer Gillan

    Penguin Publishing Group 1999; US$ 18.00

    The editors who brought us Unsettling America and Identity Lessons have compiled a short-story anthology that focuses on themes of racial and ethnic assimilation. With humor, passion, and grace, the contributors lay bare poignant attempts at conformity and the alienation sometimes experienced by ethnic Americans. But they also tell of the strength... more...

  • Television and New Mediaby Jennifer Gillan

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95

    We watch TV on computers, phones, and other mobile devices; television is now online as much as it is "on air." Television and New Media introduces readers to the ways that new media technologies have transformed contemporary broadcast television production, scheduling, distribution, and reception practices. Drawing upon recent examples including... more...

  • Television Brandcastingby Jennifer Gillan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Television Brandcasting examines U. S. television?s utility as a medium for branded storytelling. It investigates the current and historical role that television content, promotion, and hybrids of the two have played in disseminating brand messaging and influencing consumer decision-making. Juxtaposing the current period of transition with that of... more...

  • Identity Lessonsby Maria Mazziotti Gillan; Jennifer Gillan

    Penguin Publishing Group 1999; US$ 18.00

    In stories and poems that explore how our society shapes us, Identity Lessons features a wide array of ethnic perspectives on growing up in America. Leading the reader into the living-rooms, boardrooms, classrooms, and movie houses of America, distinguished writers from all points of the American ethnic landscape shed light on the space between... more...

  • Unsettling Americaby Maria Mazziotti Gillan; Jennifer Gillan

    Penguin Publishing Group 1994; US$ 18.00

    A multicultural array of poets explore what it is means to be American  This powerful and moving collection of poems stretches across the boundaries of skin color, language, ethnicity, and religion to give voice to the lives and experiences of ethnic Americans. With extraordinary honesty, dignity, and insight, these poems address common themes of... more...

  • Songs from the Edge of Japan: Music-making in Yaeyama and Okinawaby Dr Matt Gillan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    Songs from the Edge of Japan is an ethnographic account of the contemporary performance of the music of Yaeyama, in the south of Japan's Okinawa prefecture. The work includes interviews, analysis of popular and scholarly works in Japanese, musical and lyrical analyses, and accounts of fieldwork carried out in Yaeyama and Okinawa since 2000. more...

  • The Hawk's Brideby Rebecca L. Gillan

    SirenBookStrand 2010; US$ 2.99

    [BookStrand Fantasy Romance, Shape-shifters] A reluctant prince is offered a boon he can't refuse--the right to marry the only woman he's ever wanted--if he accepts being named heir to the Mountain King. Too bad someone wants her dead. Can he save her and more...

  • Riverdaleby Elizabeth Gillan Muir

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 14.99

    A complete history of Toronto's Riverdale community, this book narrates the lives of early inhabitants, (reaching as far back as Simcoe's first settlement of the region), the construction boom of 1915, and the waves of immigration that made Riverdale one of Toronto's most diverse areas. more...

  • Canadian Women in the Skyby Elizabeth Gillan Muir

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 10.99

    Canadian Women in the Sky traces a century of Canadian women?s progress in aviation and space flight. From the first woman to climb on aboard a flying machine as a passenger to a female astronaut?s second visit to the International Space Station, these women cracked the sky-blue glass ceiling to achieve their dreams. more...

  • Trade, Labour and Transformation of Community in Asiaby Michael Gillan; Bob Pokrant

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 135.00

    This book considers the transformative impact of global trade and production networks on local economies, work and labour organization, and various forms and meanings of 'community'. It examines the socio-economic transformation in Asia and the restructuring of manufacturing industries, ports and the information technology sector. more...