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  • Mule Traderby William R. Ferris; Eudora Welty

    University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 25.00

    A mule trader's tales from a culture enriched by his fascinating presence more...

  • The Appalachian Photographs of Earl Palmerby Jean Haskell Speer

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    For more than fifty years mountain-born Earl Palmer traveled the Southern Appalachians with his camera, recording his personal vision of the mountain people and their heritage. Over these year he created, in several thousand photographs, a distinctive body of work that affirms a traditional image of Appalachia -- a region of great natural beauty inhabited... more...

  • Migration als Bildungsherausforderungby Nadine Rose

    transcript 2014; US$ 36.01

    Wie lassen sich Subjektivierungsprozesse von »Migrationsanderen« rekonstruktiv erschließen und mit Begriffen der Butler'schen Subjekttheorie fassen? Am Beispiel biographischer Erzählungen vermittelt Nadine Rose Einsichten in Subjektbildungsprozesse von männlichen Jugendlichen aus Einwandererfamilien. Dabei werden implizite und explizite Anrufungen... more...

  • Noodling for Flatheadsby Burkhard Bilger

    Scribner 2001; US$ 16.99

    John Seabrook author of Nobrow Leaving the Cineplex and The Gap far behind him, Burkhard Bilger goes searching for authentic American folk traditions, and finds among the cockfighters and squirrel eaters the kind of literary journalism not seen in these parts since John McPhee's travels in Georgia. A wonderful debut. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Culturesby Daniel Balderston; Mike Gonzalez; Ana M. Lopez

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 825.00

    This vast three-volume Encyclopedia offers more than 4000 entries on all aspects of the dynamic and exciting contemporary cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean. Its coverage is unparalleled with more than 40 regions discussed and a time-span of 1920 to the present day. "Culture" is broadly defined to include food, sport, religion, television,... more...

  • The United States and the Caribbeanby Anthony P. Maingot; Wilfredo Lozano

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This volume provides the first comprehensive assessment of post-Cold War US-Caribbean relations. Focusing on Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Trinidad-Tobago, the book looks at the political history of the region during the Cold War years, the region's current political economy, international security, and issues of migration and crime. Spanning... more...

  • Empire of Blue Waterby Stephan Talty

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 16.00

    He challenged the greatest empire on earth with a ragtag bunch of renegades?and brought it to its knees. Empire of Blue Water is the real story of the pirates of the Caribbean. Henry Morgan, a twenty-year-old Welshman, crossed the Atlantic in 1655, hell-bent on making his fortune. Over the next three decades, his exploits in the Caribbean in the... more...

  • Diaspora Conversionsby Paul Christopher Johnson

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 19.96

    By joining a diaspora, a society may begin to change its religious, ethnic, and even racial identifications by rethinking its "pasts." This pioneering multisite ethnography explores how this phenomenon is affecting the remarkable religion of the Garifuna, historically known as the Black Caribs, from the Central American coast of the Caribbean. It is... more...

  • American South in a Global Worldby Harry L. Watson; James L. Peacock; Carrie R. Matthews

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 35.95

    Looking beyond broad theories of globalization, this volume examines the specific effects of globalizing forces on the southern United States. Eighteen essays approach globalization from a variety of perspectives, addressing such topics as relations between global and local communities; immigration, particularly of Latinos and Asians; local industry... more...

  • Myths and Realities of Caribbean Historyby Basil A. Reid

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    This book seeks to debunk eleven popular and prevalent myths about Caribbean history. Using archaeological evidence, it corrects many previous misconceptions promulgated by history books and oral tradition as they specifically relate to the pre-Colonial and European-contact periods. It informs popular audiences, as well as scholars, about the current... more...