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- Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2008; US$ 16.99
WANTING TO BELONG. WANTING TO GO HOME. LOVE. REGRET. FAMILY LEGENDS. DREAMS. REVENGE. ENGLISH. SPANISH. This eclectic, gritty, and groundbreaking collection of short monologues features twenty-one of the most respected Latino authors writing today, including Sandra Cisneros, Oscar Hijuelos, Esmeralda Santiago, and Gary Soto. Their fictional narratives... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2000; US$ 17.99
The acclaimed work that debunks our myths and false assumptions about race in America Maurice Berger grew up hypersensitized to race in the charged environment of New York City in the sixties. His father was a Jewish liberal who worshiped Martin Luther King, Jr.; his mother a dark-skinned Sephardic Jew who hated black people. Berger himself was one... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2003; US$ 8.99
An extraordinary account of how a small Texas town struggled to come to grips with its racist past in the aftermath of the brutal murder of James Byrd, Jr. On June 7, 1998, a forty-nine-year-old black man named James Byrd, Jr., was chained to the bumper of a truck and dragged three miles down a country road by a trio of young white men. It didn't... more...
- Verso Books 2012; US$ 18.95
Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism. Sociologist Karen E. Fields and historian Barbara J. Fields argue otherwise: the practice of racism produces the illusion of race, through what they call ?racecraft.? And this phenomenon is intimately entwined with other... more...
- Verso Books 2014; US$ 29.95
When the first Africans arrived in Virginia in 1619, there were no ?white? people there. Nor, according to colonial records, would there be for another sixty years. In this seminal two-volume work, The Invention of the White Race , Theodore W. Allen tells the story of how America?s ruling classes created the category of the ?white race? as a means... more...
- Verso Books 2014; US$ 29.95
On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963, Martin Luther King outlined a dream of an America where people would not be judged by the color of their skin. That dream has yet to be realized, but some three centuries ago it was a reality. Back then, neither social practice nor law recognized any special privileges in connection with being white. But... more...
- Orion Publishing Group 2008; US$ 8.99
This book argues that what the 21st century now faces is an ideological assault based on hatred of Jews which is as serious as any major threat to universal values as the world has faced. Anti-semitism is the visible language and action of a deeper threat to world peace, to the achievements of the human spirit we call the Enlightenment, and undermines... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 37.99
In Dark Mirror , Sara Lipton offers a fascinating examination of the emergence of anti-Semitic iconography in the Middle Ages The straggly beard, the hooked nose, the bag of coins, and gaudy apparel?the religious artists of medieval Christendom had no shortage of virulent symbols for identifying Jews. Yet, hateful as these depictions were, the... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 40.99
Teun A. van Dijk brings together a multidisciplinary team of linguists and social scientists from eight Latin American countries (Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Peru), creating the first work in English that provides comprehensive insight into discursive racism across Latin America. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 31.99
Hattery, Embrick, and Smith present a collection of essays that explore the ways in which issues of human rights and social inequality are shared globally. The editors focus on the United States' role in contributing to human rights violations both inside and outside its borders. Essays on contemporary issues such as immigration, colonialism, and reparations... more...