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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
By the Lake of Sleeping Children explores the post-NAFTA and Proposition 187 border purgatory of garbage pickers and dump dwellers, gawking tourists,and relief workers, fearsome coyotes and their desperate clientele. In sixteen indelible portraits, Urrea illuminates the horrors and the simple joys of people trapped between the two worlds of Mexico... more...
- The Floating Press 1903; US$ 4.99
The Souls of Black Folk is the seminal work by Du Bois on race in late 19th-century North America. The way we think about and examine race today stems from his ideas. He spoke of the "double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others," and of the progress and obstacles to progress of the black... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 94.00
This book describes the plight of Native Americans from the 17th through the 20th century as they struggled to maintain their land, culture, and lives, and the major Indian leaders who resisted the inevitable result. more...
- The Floating Press 1913; US$ 4.99
In the days before air travel, journeys to foreign lands were rather difficult undertakings that were usually reserved for the most stalwart of travelers. This is a major reason why the popularity of the travel writing genre skyrocketed in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Stephen Graham was one of the most revered British travel writers... more...