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- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.00
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER ? NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST ? NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review ? The Washington Post ? People ? Entertainment Weekly ? Vogue ? Los Angeles Times ? Chicago Tribune ? Newsday ? Vulture ? Library Journal ? Publishers Weekly... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 20.99
Part family story and part urban history, a landmark investigation of segregation and urban decay in Chicago?and cities across the nation The "promised land" for thousands of Southern blacks, postwar Chicago quickly became the most segregated city in the North, the site of the nation's worst ghettos and the target of Martin Luther King Jr.'s first... more...
- Temple University Press 2009; US$ 36.95
The class forces that have come to play a central role in directing movements in different socio-political, temporal, and geographic settings are explored in case studies of * the political history of nationalist movements in Palestine, Kurdistan, South Africa, Northern Ireland, Puerto Rico, the Basque Country, and Quebec * the role of the state... more...
- University of California Press 1989; US$ 21.56
A commonplace assumption about American workers is that they lack class consciousness. This perception has baffled social scientists, demoralized activists, and generated a significant literature on American exceptionalism. In this provocative book, a young sociologist takes the prevailing assumptions to task and sheds new light upon this very important... more...
- Westview Press 2014; US$ 13.99
This refreshing text stresses institutional and cultural themesrather than individual racial/ethnic categoriesallowing students to grapple with the complexities of race, privilege, and racism within broad historical and sociological contexts. more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 9.99
The one thing that looms largest in South Africa's future is South Africa's past ? most especially the nearly five decades of division and conflict at the heart of one of the twentieth century's most infamous social experiments. Apartheid, An Illustrated History is a portrait of the defining experience of modern South Africa's transition from colonial... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 18.99
James Meredith broke the color barrier in 1962 as the first African American student at Ole Miss. The violent riot that followed would be one of the most deadly clashes of the civil rights era, seriously wounding scores of U.S. Marshals and killing two civilians, and forcing the federal government to send thousands of soldiers to restore the peace.... more...