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- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 20.99
A moving account of a family's odyssey by "one of the brightest voices of a new generation of Hispanic writers" ( Washington Post ) The U.S.-Mexican border is one of the most permeable boundaries in the world, breached daily by Mexicans in search of work. Yet the migrant gambit is perilous. Thousands die crossing the line and those who reach "the... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 225.00 US$ 195.00
This collection of twenty-nine original essays, surveys satire from its emergence in Western literature to the present. Tracks satire from its first appearances in the prophetic books of the Old Testament through the Renaissance and the English tradition in satire to Michael Moore’s satirical movie Fahrenheit 9/11 . Highlights the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 41.00
Since the 1980s there has been considerable interest in Mexico and its art, as one can see from the sheer number of exhibitions, catalogues, and articles devoted to the subject. Despite this interest, there are few books devoted to contemporary Mexican art. New Tendencies in Mexican Art is the first book-length study devoted to a generation of Mexican... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 12.99
This is a book for dedicated academics who consider spending years masochistically overworked and underappreciated as a laudable goal. They lead the lives of the impoverished, grade the exams of whiny undergrads, and spend lonely nights in the library or laboratory pursuing a transcendent truth that only six or seven people will ever care about. These... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 60.75
Gedurende de tweede helft van de zestiende eeuw groeit het aandeel en het belang van geschriften in de Nederlandse volkstaal. Sommige van deze teksten verkondigen een levensvisie die sterk uitgaat van wat Coornhert 'het voncxken des Godlijcken Lichts' noemt: de rede, waaraan elk mens deel heeft en die elk mens in staat stelt ware kennis en... more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 34.22
This is the first guidebook to specifically target the best objects for backyard astrophotography. It reveals, for each month of the year, the choicest celestial treasures within the reach of a commercial CCD camera and how to get the most spectacular results. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
The stunning, never-before-told story of Ruben "Doc" Cavazos, international president of the Mongols Motorcycle Club When Ruben "Doc" Cavazos changes his clothes at daybreak, he is no longer a CAT scan technician at the University of Southern California Medical Center. He becomes the man known?and, in a few special cases, feared?as Doc, international... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 72.50 US$ 58.00
The efficiency, safety, and soundness of financial markets depend on the operation of core infrastructure--exchanges, central counter-parties, and central securities depositories. How these institutions are governed critically affects their performance. Yet, despite their importance, there is little certainty, still less a global consensus, about... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 37.00
In recent years, a number of European countries abolished national border controls in favor of Europe?s external frontiers. In doing so, they challenged long-established conceptions of sovereignty, territoriality, and security in world affairs. Setting forth a new analytic framework informed by constructivism and pragmatism, Ruben Zaiotti traces... more...