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- 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...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 26.95
Develops a theory of systemic racism to interpret the racialized character and development of society, focusing on white-on-black oppression, and investigating three historical eras. This book examines how major institutions have been pervaded by racial stereotypes, ideas, images, emotions, and practices. more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
In an America dominated by bigotry and racism, Jackie Robinson had the courage and ability to stand tall and let actions speak louder than words. The story of his dignity and perseverance will inspire anyone seeking to make a better world. Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series of softcover 64-page biographies... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 13.99
What do all these people have in common: the first man to die in the American Revolution, a onetime chief of the Crow Nation, the inventors of peanut butter and the portable X-ray machine, and the first person to make a wooden clock in this country? They were all great African Americans. For parents and teachers interested in fostering cultural... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2000; US$ 13.99
Surprisingly, kids were some of the key instigators in the Civil Rights Movement, like Barbara Johns, who held a rally in her elementary school gym that eventually led to the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court school desegregation decision, and six-year-old Ruby Bridges, who was the first black student to desegregate elementary schools in... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95
Although Ukrainians have been immigrating to the US since the 1870s, it wasn't until after Ukraine gained its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 that large-scale migration occurred. This title provides an introduction to the history, culture, religion, and experiences of this immigrant group, featuring full-color photographs. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95
With the sudden end of the Vietnam War in April 1975, throngs of Vietnamese fled their country. Within months, more than 130,000 arrived in the US, determined to begin their lives anew. Offering a study of this vital segment of the American population, this title features full-color photographs, fact boxes, information on genealogy, and more. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95
Debra Dickerson pulls no punches in this electrifying manifesto. Outspoken journalist and author of the critically acclaimed memoir An American Story , she challenges black Americans to stop obsessing about racism and start focusing on problems they can fix. The way out of the ghetto, she asserts, is to take a good, hard look in the mirror. Get angry,... more...