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- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 18.00
In an epic story that spans 150 years and continues to the present day, Iris Chang tells of a people?s search for a better life?the determination of the Chinese to forge an identity and a destiny in a strange land and, often against great obstacles, to find success. She chronicles the many accomplishments in America of Chinese immigrants and their... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 40.00
The Spanish empire in America was the first of the great seaborne empires of western Europe; it was for long the richest and the most formidable, the focus of envy, fear, and hatred. Its haphazard beginning dates from 1492; it was to last more than three hundred years before breaking up in the early nineteenth century in civil wars between rival generals... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Now updated with a new Epilogue and Afterword, photos of Enrique and his family, an author interview, and more, this is the definitive edition of a classic of contemporary America. Based on the Los Angeles Times newspaper series that won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for feature writing and another for feature photography, this astonishing story puts... more...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 25.45
The New York Times reports that since 1990 more Africans have voluntarily relocated to the United States and Canada than had been forcibly brought here before the slave trade ended in 1807. The key reason for these migrations has been the collapse of social, political, economic, and educational structures... more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 27.95
The images of human trafficking are all too often reduced to media tales of helpless young women taken by heavily accented, dark-skinned captors?but the reality is a far cry from this stereotype. In the Middle East, Dubai has been accused of being a hotbed of trafficking. Pardis Mahdavi, however, draws a more complicated and more personal picture... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
During the last few decades the world has experienced an unprecedented level of cross-border migration. While this has generated significant socio-economic gains for host countries, as well as sometimes for the countries of origin, the costs and benefits involved are unevenly distributed. Consequently, growing global population mobility is a hotly... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 159.00
Based on the proceedings of an international conference convened by the Department of History and Civilisation, International Islamic University Malaysia, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Yemen in Kuala Lumpur, from 26th to 28th August 2005, this title reviews twelve out of thirty-five papers presented at the conference. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
The enlargement of the European Union has had an enormous impact on migration within Europe. This book addresses the form of these effects, outlining the social, political and economic problems created by the free movement of people within the European Union. more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 79.99
Steadfast Movement examines how people from Chuuk State in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) move about and their cultural interpretations of movement itself. Special consideration is made of movement on the atoll of Satowan in Chuuk State as intimately associated with clan, lineage, and locality, as well as the influence of a system of local... more...