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  • The Black Diggersby Robert Hall

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1997; US$ 22.00

    This book explores the war effort of Aboriginal and Islander Australians during the Second World War and the reasons their contribution has gone unrecognised for so long. This is a comprehensive account of the work black Australians during the years when their country faced the threat of invasion by the Japanese. Despite suspicion and prejudice, they... more...

  • Policing, Ethics and Human Rightsby Peter Neyroud; Alan Beckley

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 46.95

    Ethical and human rights issues have assumed an increasingly high profile in the wake of miscarriages of justice, racism (Lawrence Inquiry), incompetence and corruption - in both Britain and overseas. At the same time the implementation of the Human Rights Act 1998 in England and Wales will have a major impact on policing, challenging many of the assumptions... more...

  • Slavery in Brazilby Herbert S. Klein; Francisco Vidal Luna

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    This is the first complete modern survey of the institution of slavery in Brazil and how it affected the lives of enslaved Africans. more...

  • Trials of Nation Makingby Brooke Larson

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00

    The first interpretive synthesis of the history of Andean peasants. more...

  • Looking for Asian Americaby Wing Young Huie; Frank H. Wu

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 39.95

    In search of contemporary Asian America, celebrated photographer Wing Young HuieÑthe only member of his family not born in ChinaÑtraveled with his wife, Tara, through nearly forty states to explore and document the funny, touching, and sometimes strange intersection of Asian American and American cultures. Looking for Asian America illustrates... more...

  • African Citiesby Francesca Locatelli; Paul Nugent

    BRILL 2009; US$ 82.00

    This book examines how the unprecedented expansion of African cities, which are the products of specific histories, poses serious challenges to equitable service provision and raises contentious claims to the ownership and control of urban spaces. more...

  • Amazing Grace: African American Grandmothers as Caregivers and Conveyors of Traditional Valuesby Dorothy Smith-Ruiz

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 67.00

    Intergenerational African families in which the grandmother is the primary caregiver of grandchildren and great-grandchildren are increasing rapidly in American society. Over the past decade, researchers and policy makers have shown considerable concern over the increases in grandparent-maintained households. This concern has stimulated a proliferation... more...

  • Resistance and Renewalby Celia Haig-Brown

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2002; US$ 13.95

    One of the first books published to deal with the phenomenon of residential schools in Canada, Resistance and Renewal is a disturbing collection of Native perspectives on the Kamloops Indian Residential School(KIRS) in the British Columbia interior. Interviews with thirteen Natives, all former residents of KIRS, form the nucleus of the book, a... more...

  • Ramsarby Robert Michaud

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1989; US$ 11.25

    Ramsar (Iran) 1971 : plusieurs pays signent une entente visant à conserver les terres humides sous la route aérienne des oiseaux migrateurs - 15 juillet 1987 : le marais de l'Isle-Verte est déclaré site Ramsar - La première partie de l'ouvrage décrit comment régnaient les maîtres incontestés des... more...

  • From Post-Maoism to Post-Marxismby Kalpana Misra

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    This text chronicles Deng Xiaoping's institution of far-reaching and practical economic reforms that seem at odds with Communist theory and its emphasis on ideology. In fact, while Deng often turned to Mao for ideological justification of his reforms, those very reforms seemed to wear away to official ideology. Ultimately, even though the post-Mao... more...