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- Scribner 2002; US$ 18.00
Still considered one of the best books ever written about bullfighting, Death in the Afternoon is an impassioned look at the sport by one of its true aficionados. It reflects Hemingway's conviction that bullfighting was more than mere sport and reveals a rich source of inspiration for his art. The unrivaled drama of bullfighting, with its rigorous... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 24.95
Translating Childhoods, a unique contribution to the study of immigrant youth, explores the "work" children perform as language and culture brokers. Children shoulder basic and more complicated verbal exchanges for non-English speaking adults. Readers hear, through children's own words, what it means be the "keys to communication" that adults otherwise... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 24.95
What does becoming American have to do with becoming religious? Many immigrants become more religious after coming to the United States. Taiwanese are no different. Like many Asian immigrants to the United States, Taiwanese frequently convert to Christianity after immigrating. But Americanization is more than simply a process of Christianization.... more...
- Encounter Books 2007; US$ 17.95
Massive illegal immigration from Mexico into California, Victor Davis Hanson writes, "coupled with a loss of confidence in the old melting pot model of transforming newcomers into Americans, is changing the very nature of state. Yet we Californians have been inadequate in meeting this challenge, both failing to control our borders with Mexico and... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 12.73
At first The Emigrants appears simply to document the lives of four Jewish émigrés in the twentieth century. But gradually, as Sebald's precise, almost dreamlike prose begins to draw their stories, the four narrations merge into one overwhelming evocation of exile and loss. Written with a bone-dry sense of humour and a fascination with... more...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 24.95
A coming-of-age memoir by a Colombian-Cuban woman about shaping lessons from home into a new, queer life In this lyrical, coming-of-age memoir, Daisy Hernández chronicles what the women in her Cuban-Colombian family taught her about love, money, and race. Her mother warns her about envidia and men who seduce you with pastries, while one tía... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 17.27
Die schrecklichen Bilder von gekenterten Flüchtlingsbooten und unzähligen Leichen im Mittelmeer zeigen eines deutlich: So kann es nicht weitergehen. Die akute Flüchtlingsproblematik an den Küstenstreifen Italiens oder Griechenlands sowie die EU-weit steigende Zahl von unbegleiteten minderjährigen Flüchtlingen sind nur ein letzter Beleg für die Notwendigkeit... 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...