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- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.00 US$ 17.99
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD ? Hailed by Toni Morrison as ?required reading,? a bold and personal literary exploration of America?s racial history by ?the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States? ( The New York Observer ) ?This is your country, this is your world, this is your... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 15.99
In Lose Your Mother , Saidiya Hartman journeys along a slave route in Ghana, following the trail of captives from the hinterland to the Atlantic coast. She retraces the history of the Atlantic slave trade from the fifteenth to the twentieth century and reckons with the blank slate of her own genealogy. There were no survivors of Hartman's lineage,... more...
- Free Press 2008; US$ 16.99
To be a moral witness is perhaps the highest calling of journalism, and in this unforgettable, highly readable account of contemporary slavery, author Benjamin Skinner travels around the globe to personally tell stories that need to be told -- and heard. As Samantha Power and Philip Gourevitch did for genocide, Skinner has now done for modern-day... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00
The New York Times bestselling story from the author of The Good Lord Bird , winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction. Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black children. James McBride, journalist, musician, and son, explores his mother's... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 30.00 US$ 22.50
A brilliant, haunting, and profoundly original portrait of the defining tragedy of our time. In this epic history of extermination and survival, Timothy Snyder presents a new explanation of the great atrocity of the twentieth century, and reveals the risks that we face in the twenty-first. Based on new sources from eastern Europe and forgotten... more...
- Scribner 2005; US$ 54.00
Every sixth human being in the world today is an Indian, and every sixth Indian is an untouchable. For thousands of years the untouchables, or Dalits, the people at the bottom of the Hindu caste system, have been treated as subhuman. Their story has rarely been told. This remarkable book achieves something altogether unprecedented: it gives voice to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 39.00
This book introduces and applies Foucault's key concepts and procedures, specifically for a psychology readership. Drawing on recently published Collège de France lectures, it is useful to those concerned with Foucault's engagement with the 'psy-disciplines' and those interested in the practical application of Foucault's critical research methods. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00
In The Other Side of the River , Kotlowitz takes us to southern Michigan. Here, separated by the St. Joseph River, are two towns, St. Joseph and Benton Harbor. Geographically close, they are worlds apart, a living metaphor for America's racial divisions: St. Joseph is a prosperous lakeshore community and ninety-five percent white, while Benton Harbor... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 13.99
C. Vann Woodward, who died in 1999 at the age of 91, was America's most eminent Southern historian, the winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Mary Chestnut's Civil War and a Bancroft Prize for The Origins of the New South. Now, to honor his long and truly distinguished career, Oxford is pleased to publish this special commemorative edition of Woodward's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 40.00
Understanding that the psychological well-being of individuals is inextricably linked to the health of their communities, environments, and cultures, the authors propose a radical interdisciplinary reorientation of psychology to create participatory and dialogical spaces for critical understanding and creative restoration. more...