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  • The Japanese Community in Pre-War Britainby Keiko Itoh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Explores the origins of the community, and compares the experience of the Japanese to that of other national groups. The book discusses the community's involvement in the arts, religion and sport; intermarriage; and the second generation, and concludes by considering the impact of deteriorating relations in the 1930s and of the Second World War. more...

  • Hard Labour: The Forgotten Voices of Latvian Migrant 'Volunteer' Workersby Linda McDowell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Although the Second World War ended sixty years ago, there are still untold stories waiting to be heard: stories not only of diplomats and soldiers but also of refugees, camp inmates and ordinary people living in occupied territories, stories of women's and children's lives as well as those of men. In Hard Labour the forgotten voices of a group... more...

  • Race and Politics Routledge Library Editions: Political Science: Volume 38by Muhammad Anwar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book examines immigration and settlement patterns in Britain and at the civic position of ethnic minorities by outlining the development of race relations in the political context. It analyses the numbers, turnout patterns, voting behaviour and attitudes of the ethnic minorities to the political process and of the political parties to these minorities.... more...

  • Race and Immigrationby Nazli Kibria; Cara Bowman; Megan O'Leary

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    Immigration has long shaped US society in fundamental ways. With Latinos recently surpassing African Americans as the largest minority group in the US, attention has been focused on the important implications of immigration for the character and role of race in US life, including patterns of racial inequality and racial identity.  This insightful... more...

  • Distant Strangersby James Vernon

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    What does it mean to live in the modern world? How different is that world from those that preceded it, and when did we become modern? In Distant Strangers , James Vernon argues that the world was made modern not by revolution, industrialization, or the Enlightenment. Instead, he shows how in Britain, a place long held to be the crucible of modernity,... more...

  • Muslims and Political Participation in Britainby Timothy Peace

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This new volume showcases the latest research into Muslim political participation both in terms of electoral politics and civil society initiatives. Muslims play a prominent role in British political life yet what do we actually know about the involvement of British Muslims beyond the existence of a handful of Muslim MPs? What is unique about political... more...

  • The English Visionby Herbert Read

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    This anthology, first published in 1939, aimed to present the English ideal in its various aspects as expressed by representative Englishmen. This book will be of interest to students of literature and to the general reader. more...

  • A Moral Economy of Whitenessby Steve Garner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    A Moral Economy of Whiteness presents a working model for understanding the main ways in which white UK people make ?race? through talking about immigration in the twenty-first century. Based on extensive empirical interviews, Steve Garner establishes four overlapping frames through which white English people understand immigration. This comprises... more...

  • Daily Life in Chaucer's Englandby Jeffrey L. Forgeng; Sarah Kolba; Will Mclean

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    Experience the medieval world firsthand in this indispensable hands-on resource, and examine life as it was actually lived. The first book on medieval England to arise out of the living history movement, this volume allows readers to understand-and, if possible, recreate-what life was like for ordinary people in the days of Geoffrey Chaucer. Readers... more...

  • United Kingdom Society & Culture Complete Reportby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50

    Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for United Kingdom will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in United Kingdom, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...