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  • The Black Countby Tom Reiss

    Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 16.00

    Here is the remarkable true story of the real Count of Monte Cristo ? a stunning feat of historical sleuthing that brings to life the forgotten hero who inspired such classics as  The Count of Monte Cristo  and  The Three Musketeers . The real-life protagonist of  The Black Count , General Alex Dumas, is a man almost unknown today yet with a story... more...

  • Harvest of Empireby Juan Gonzalez

    Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.00

    A sweeping history of the Latino experience in the United States- thoroughly revised and updated. The first new edition in ten years of this important study of Latinos in U.S. history, Harvest of Empire spans five centuries-from the first New World colonies to the first decade of the new millennium. Latinos are now the largest minority group... more...

  • The Black Handby Chris Blatchford

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 8.99

    THE BLACK HAND is the true story of Rene Enriquez, aka "Boxer," and his rise in a secret criminal organization, a new Mafia, that already has a grip on all organized crime in California and soon all of the United States. This Mafia is using a base army of an estimated 60,000 heavily armed, loyal Latino gang members, called Surenos, driven by fear... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Life and Deathby Steven Luper

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    This volume discusses the philosophical issues connected with the nature and significance of life and death, and the ethics of killing. more...

  • Savage Inequalitiesby Jonathan Kozol

    Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 15.00

    For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly unequal, the... more...

  • The Foundations of Ethnic Politicsby Henry E. Hale

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    Hale examines separatism in the USSR and CIS through a new psychological understanding of ethnic identity. more...

  • On the Real Sideby Mel Watkins

    Chicago Review Press 1999; US$ 21.99

    This comprehensive history of black humor sets it in the context of American popular culture. Blackface minstrelsy, Stepin Fetchit, and the Amos ?n? Andy show presented a distorted picture of African Americans; this book contrasts this image with the authentic underground humor of African Americans found in folktales, race records, and all-black shows... more...

  • Buddhist Practice and Visual Cultureby Julie Gifford

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    Providing an overall interpretation of the Buddhist monument Borobudur in Indonesia, this book looks at Mahayana Buddhist religious ideas and practices that could have informed Borobudur, including both the narrative reliefs and the Buddha images. The author explores a version of the classical Mahayana that foregrounds the importance of the visual... more...

  • Imaging Wisdomby Jacob N Kinnard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book contributes to the history of religions and Buddhist studies fields by focussing on what is a far too frequently ignored aspect of religious experience: visual images. more...

  • Toward Psychologies of Liberationby Dr Mary Watkins; Dr Helene Shulman

    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...