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  • 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...

  • The Mississippi Cookbookby Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service; Martha Hall Foose

    University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 25.00

    The Mississippi Cookbook was prepared in an attempt to collect, make available, and thus preserve the favorite recipes of fine cooks throughout Mississippi. Over 7,000 recipes were collected from all areas of the state. From this total, the home economists of the state Cooperative Extension Service had the painfully difficult task of screening the... more...

  • Mardi Gras, Gumbo, and Zydecoby Marcia Gaudet; James C. McDonald

    University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 22.00

    Ethnic Studies -- Southern Studies--> The detectable identity of southern Louisiana's one-of-a-kind culture has been expressed in numerous descriptive phrases--"south of the South," "the northern tip of the Caribbean," "this folklore land." A strange, piquant, and savory mixture, it also has been likened to one of the region's signature dishes, gumbo.... more...

  • To See Them Runby Eric A. Eliason; Scott Squire; Stephen Bodio

    University Press of Mississippi 2015; US$ 40.00

    An unforgettable and up-close portrait of the men and dogs who hunt coyotes more...

  • Lo que mi abuela me dijo / What My Grandmother Told Meby Maria Paz Eleizegui Weir; Mahala Urra

    University of New Mexico Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    Arranged by subjects, the dichos provide wisdom on topics such as childhood, work, strife, and love. more...

  • Le Franc-Maçon au XXIe siècleby Pierre Klees

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Essai sur l?engagement d?un franc-maçon d?aujourd?hui Ni insolite ni mystérieuse, la franc-maçonnerie ouvre une voie salutaire qui s?oppose à la pieuvre des fanatismes religieux. Le franc-maçon répond à une aspiration au progrès dans la recherche d?une spiritualité débarrassée de dogmes et en répondant par ses actions aux défis du XXIe siècle.... more...

  • At the Table: Food and Family around the Worldby Ken Albala

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 89.00

    Almost universally, "dinner" is a key meal in most countries around the world, whether it be a simple dish of rice and beans, a slice of pizza on the go, or a multi-course formal meal. What do the specifics of how a meal is eaten?by hand instead of with utensils, for example?say about a specific culture? This fascinating one-volume reference guide... more...

  • Transformable Raceby Katy L. Chiles

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 67.99

    Focusing on writers such as Phillis Wheatley, Benjamin Franklin, Samson Occum, Charles Brockden Brown, and others, Transformable Race t ells the story of how early Americans imagined, contributed to, and challenged the ways that one's racial identity could be formed in the time of the nation's founding. more...

  • Food in the Gilded Ageby Robert Dirks

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    The Gilded Age is renowned for the excesses of the robber barons and tycoons. The lavishness of their tables impressed contemporaries and historians alike. But what about the eating habits of ordinary Americans at the time? Robert Dirks answers that question by peering through the lens of what then was a newly emerging science of nutrition. more...

  • Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals)by Martin Bulmer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1975. How do men come to perceive and evaluate a world in which marked inequalities of class and status exist? This book considers the nature of class images and their underlying work and community structures. Beginning with the argument that the perception of society varies according to type of work and community milieux, it first... more...