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- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 11.65
The map of the United States is peppered with Scottish place-names and America's telephone directories are filled with surnames illustrating Scottish ancestry. Increasingly, Americans of Scottish extraction are visiting Scotland in search of their family history. All over Scotland and the United States there are clues to the Scottish-American relationship,... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2008; US$ 12.99
The courageous story of Van Meers, born in a home for unwed mothers in Ghent, Belgium, 1930. It is told in her own words in a frank, humorous and down-to-earth manner. She grew up as a "bastard" during the Great Depression, and sees her family and country told apart by prejudice and politics in World War II, and recounts how she struggles to redefine... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
To understand the situation of the Jewish Defense League in the United States, Janet Dolgin spent fourteen months with the JDL in Jerusalem and in New York City. In this book she considers how its members relate to each other and to outsiders, and places these relationships in the context of American society as a whole. Originally published in 1977.... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29
Scholarship on African American history has changed dramatically since the publication of George Washington Williams’ pioneering A History of the Negro Race in America in 1882. Organized chronologically and thematically, What is African American History? offers a concise and compelling introduction to the field of African American history... more...
- NYU Press 2005; US$ 27.00
Winner of a 2005 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award (Honorable Mention) The Mexican Revolution was a defining moment in the history of race relations, impacting both Mexican and African Americans. For black Westerners, 19101920 did not represent the clear-cut promise of populist power, but a reordering of the complex social hierarchy which had,... more...
- NYU Press 1996; US$ 27.00
Recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in modern black nationalist leaders such as Stokely Carmichael and Malcolm X. But what of the ideological precursors to these modern leaders, the writers, and leaders from whose intellectual legacy modern black nationalism emerged? Wilson Jeramiah Moses, whom the Village Voice called one of the foremost... more...
- NYU Press 1995; US$ 27.00
With a foreword by Richard E. Vander Ross In recent years, dramatic increases in racial intermarriage have given birth to a generation who refuse to be shoehorned into neat, pre-existing racial categories. Energized by a refusal to allow mixed-race people to be rendered invisible, this movement lobbies aggressively to have the category multiracial... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
492 Great Things About Being Italian is fun, informative and catnip for 17 million Italian-Americans. It follows in the footsteps of other successful books aimed at this minority proud of its remarkableand ongoing!heritage. It comprises 492 (as in 1492) individual people, things, places and phenomena that make one proud to be Italian (or half-Italian,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09
Little exposed the contradictions between slavery and freedom for African Americans as much as the American Revolution. It was a contradiction many resolved to settle. Some, such as Crispus Attucks, joined with other colonists in striking direct blows for liberty. Others, meanwhile, heard the pleas for loyalty to the British crown, and with the promise... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09
For Africans who survived the trans-Atlantic journey and were forced to disembark at one of the many ports along the coast of Britain's North American colonies, what lay before them was indeed a strange new land. Although forms of bondage had existed in West and Central Africa long before the trans Atlantic slave trade began, human beings were rarely... more...