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  • Maori Tattooingby H. G. Robley

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Maori tattooing (moko) communicates the bearer's genealogy, tribal affiliation, and spirituality. This definitive study discusses the distinctions between men and women's moko, patterns and designs, and moko in legend and song. more...

  • In the Front Rowby Simon P Lock

    Melbourne University Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    In the Front Row charts the rise of Australian Fashion Week, from one man?s ambition to take Australian fashion to the world, to the glittering international event it is today. Simon P. Lock?s determination placed Sydney on the international fashion week circuit, up there with New York, London, Milan and Paris. more...

  • Geisha of a Different Kindby C. Winter Han

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 21.10

    In gay bars and nightclubs across America, and in gay-oriented magazines and media, the buff, macho, white gay man is exalted as the ideal?the most attractive, the most wanted, and the most emulated type of man. For gay Asian American men, often viewed by their peers as submissive or too ?pretty,? being sidelined in the gay community is only the latest... more...

  • Double Cup Loveby Eddie Huang

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.00

    From the author of Fresh Off the Boat, now a hit ABC sitcom, comes a hilarious and fiercely original story of culture, family, love, and red-cooked pork Eddie Huang was finally happy. Sort of. He?d written a bestselling book and was the star of a TV show that took him to far-flung places around the globe. His New York City restaurant was humming,... more...

  • Desi Hoop Dreamsby Stanley I. Thangaraj

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    South Asian American men are not usually depicted as ideal American men. They struggle against popular representations as either threatening terrorists or geeky, effeminate computer geniuses. To combat such stereotypes, some use sports as a means of performing a distinctly American masculinity. Desi Hoop Dreams focuses on South Asian-only basketball... more...

  • From the Land of Shadowsby Khatharya Um

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    In a century of mass atrocities, the Khmer Rouge regime marked Cambodia with one of the most extreme genocidal instances in human history. What emerged in the aftermath of the regime's collapse in 1979 was a nation fractured by death and dispersal. It is estimated that nearly one-fourth of the country's population perished from hard labor, disease,... more...

  • Etiquette (Collins Nutshell Books)by Martine Legge

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 7.09

    Ever wondered about the correct way to address a Duke? Or how to get out of a car elegantly? What do you do if you embarrass yourself in public? These, and a whole host of other practical questions, are answered in this charming pocket-sized book. more...

  • Festival of Christmasby Laurence Whistler

    Dean Street Press 2015; US$ 1.44

    <i>For children the day begins with a weight on the toes, long, angular, and many-faceted as a leg by Picasso. The stocking should be opened by candlelight: no other light is resonant at that high frequency of excitement.</i><br><br>Christmas is one of the oldest of our traditions, more ancient... more...

  • The Politics of Agrarian Reform in Brazilby Wilder Robles; Henry Veltmeyer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    The Politics of Agrarian Refor m in Brazi l examines the interrelationships among peasant mobilization, agrarian reform and co-operativism in contemporary Brazil. more...

  • Chinese Americans: The History and Culture of a Peopleby Jonathan Lee

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 100.00

    While the number of Chinese Americans has grown very rapidly in the last decade, this group has long thrived in the United States in spite of racism, discrimination, and segregation. This comprehensive volume takes a global view of the Chinese experience in the Americas. While the focus is on Chinese Americans in the United States, author Jonathan... more...