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- Random House 2010; US$ 16.00
China Witness is the personal testimony of a generation whose stories have not yet been told. Here the grandparents and great-grandparents of today sum up in their own words - for the first and perhaps the last time - the vast changes that have overtaken China's people over a century. The book is at once a journey by the author through time and... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 13.08
For eight groundbreaking years, Xinran presented a radio programme in China during which she invited women to call in and talk about themselves. Broadcast every evening, Words on the Night Breeze became famous through the country for its unflinching portrayal of what it meant to be a woman in modern China. Centuries of obedience to their fathers,... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2009; Not Available
Body and Mind pays tribute to one of Australia's most outstanding and influential historians, F. B. (Barry) Smith. Barry has made pioneering contributions to the political, social and cultural histories of Britain and Australia, and these essays range across the fields he made his own, especially the interconnected histories of medicine (body) and... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
?A delightful page-turner?that will put the lucky reader within the feverish excitement of a hopeful and tragic time.? ?Andrei Codrescu, NPR commentator and author of The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara and Lenin Play Chess In Government Girl, Huffington Post contributor and political aide Stacey Parker Aab shares her memories of... more...
The History of King Phillip, Sovereign Chief of the Wampanoags. Including the Early History of the Settlers of New England.Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
Metacomet, younger son of Massasoit of the Wampanoags, was also known as King Philip. In 1662 he succeeded his brother, Wamsutta, as sachem or chief of the Wampanoag Indian tribe. Metacomet earnestly attempted to maintain his father's peaceful policies with the Colonists, but the English pushed ever farther into Wampanoag lands, imposing their laws... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER America was flying high in the Roaring Twenties. Then, almost overnight, the Great Depression brought it crashing down. When the dust settled, people were primed for a star who could distract them from reality. Enter Gypsy Rose Lee, a strutting, bawdy, erudite stripper who possessed a gift for delivering exactly... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 18.99
From 1920 to 1940, the Harlem Renaissance produced a bright beacon of light that paved the way for African-Americans all over the country. The unapologetic writings of W. E. B. Du Bois and Marcus Garvey, the fervent fiction and poetry of Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes, the groundbreaking art of Aaron Douglas and William H. Johnson, and the... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 27.95
A call for peace by the most dynamic leader of the Arab world. At a time of unprecedented upheaval in the Middle East, King Abdullah II of Jordan is almost unique in enjoying widespread popular support. He is the ultimate modern-day monarch, as comfortable at a business conference as he is at a meeting of the Arab League. In this prescient... more...
- D & M Publishers 2013; US$ 32.95
As a poet and citizen deeply concerned by the Oka Crisis, the Idle No More protests, and Canada?s ongoing failure to resolve First Nations issues, Montreal author Mark Abley has long been haunted by the figure of Duncan Campbell Scott, known both as the architect of Canada?s most destructive Aboriginal policies and as one of the nation?s major poets.... more...