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  • Scots in the USAby Jenni Calder

    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...

  • Modern Slavery in African Land: Situations of Trafficking Women from Ethiopia to Sudanby Shewit Gebreegziabher

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 52.06

    This study objects to explore the experiences of women who are victims of trafficking, and specializes in women from Ethiopia who are taken to the Sudan, particularly through the Metema trafficking route. The study demonstrates the way how the trafficking women victims were trapped by the web of the traffickers, the means of transportations, the manner... more...

  • Fighting a Movie with Lightning : ?The Birth of a Nation? and the Black Communityby Stefanie Laufs

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 40.49

    Despite their efforts, black activists throughout the early 20th century were not able to achieve full equality and fair treatment in society. However, they gained a new way of thinking that resulted in the formation of the ?New Negro?. This term, in essence, designates a new way of thinking in the black community. Its members were neither satisfied... more...

  • Selma to Saigonby Daniel S. Lucks

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 35.00

    The civil rights and anti--Vietnam War movements were the two greatest protests of twentieth-century America. The dramatic escalation of U.S. involvement in Vietnam in 1965 took precedence over civil rights legislation, which had dominated White House and congressional attention during the first half of the decade. The two issues became intertwined... more...

  • The Chicano Movementby Mario T. Garcia

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The largest social movement by people of Mexican descent in the U.S. to date, the Chicano Movement of the 1960s and 70s linked civil rights activism with a new, assertive ethnic identity: Chicano Power! Beginning with the farmworkers' struggle led by César Chávez and Dolores Huerta, the Movement expanded to urban areas throughout the Southwest, Midwest... more...

  • Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement and Thereafterby Dorothy M. Singleton

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 49.99

    Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement and Thereafter offers students the opportunity to learn more about important and often overlooked figures of the Civil Rights Movement. Featured figures include the Saint Augustine Four, Iren Morgan Kirkaldy, Stokely Carmichael, Jackie and Rachel Robinson, and Emmett Till. more...

  • Ethnic Foreign Policy und Identitätsbildungby Maria Alexopoulou

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 48.60

    Im Gefolge der Zypernkrise etablierte sich 1974/75 in den USA die sogenannte <EM>Greek Lobby</EM>, die lange als zweitstärkste ethnische Lobbygruppe nach den Jüdisch-Amerikanern galt. Doch welche Rolle spielen ethnische Interessengruppen im amerikanischen außenpolitischen System, und wie erklärt sich ihr Einsatz für die Heimatländer ihrer... more...

  • A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Womenby Bayyinah S. Jeffries

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Women: African American Muslim Women in the Nation of Islam, 1950?1975 challenges traditional interpretations of African American women who joined the Original Nation of Islam during the Civil Right-Black Power era. Using a wealth of academic research and firsthand accounts, Jeffries thoroughly debunks the popular... more...

  • You Gotta Deal With Itby Theodore R. Kennedy

    Oxford University Press 1980; US$ 23.99

    An account of a Black anthropologist's year of fieldwork in a Southern community offers in-depth analyses which reveal a South untouched by the civil-rights movement. more...

  • A Rage for Orderby Joel Williamson

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 34.99

    This is an abridgement of "The Crucible of Race" (OUP USA, 1984), which won the Frances Parkman Prize of the Society of American Historians. more...