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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 34.95
The colonization of Spanish America resulted in the mixing of Natives, Europeans, and Africans and the subsequent creation of a casta system that discriminated against them. Members of mixed races could, however, free themselves from such burdensome restrictions through the purchase of a gracias al sacar ?a royal exemption that provided the privileges... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
Many books have been written about Appalachia, but few have voiced its concerns with the warmth and directness of this one. From hundreds of interviews gathered by the Appalachian Oral History Project, editors Laurel Shackelford and Bill Weinberg have woven a rich verbal tapestry that portrays the people and the region in all their variety. The words... more...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This volume brings together scholars working in different languages?Creole, French, English, Spanish?and modes of cultural production?literature, art, film, music?to suggest how best to model courses that impart the rich, vibrant, and multivalent aspects of the Caribbean in the classroom. more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 4.99
Arr matey! Do you want to know all about the ten most fantastic, fearsome and famous pirates of all time? Dare you read of how Francois LOlonnais ripped out a mans heart with his bare hands then gnawed at it like a ravenous wolf? And what of Sir Henry Morgan - callous pirate or loyal privateer? How did Cheung Po Tsai build up a fleet of... more...
- Sidestone Press 2014; US$ 28.50
The modern-day Caribbean is a stunningly diverse but also intricately interconnected geo-cultural region, resulting partly from the islands shared colonial histories and an increasingly globalizing economy. Perhaps more importantly, before the encounter between the New and Old World took place, the indigenous societies and cultures of the pre-colonial... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 37.93
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...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Written with young audiences in mind, the volume Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts is a rip-roaring tour through the history of the seagoing scallywags and outlaws who trolled the waters around what is now the United States. Though filled with interesting facts and historical nuggets, the narrative is engaging enough to ensnare the attention of... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 25.00
In this concise yet comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and crisply written study, The Improbable Era places developments over the last three decades in Southern economics, politics, education, religion, the arts, and racial revolution into a disciplined framework that brings a measure of order to the perplexing chaos of this era of fundamental... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 38.99
Now in its fifth edition, The New Politics of the Old South is the best and most comprehensive analysis and history of political behaviors and shifting demographics in America?s southern states. more...