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- 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...
- 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
From the Indian Removal Act to the Battle of Little Bighorn to Geronimo's surrender in 1886, the story of how Europeans settled upon and eventually took over lands traditionally inhabited by American Indian peoples is long and troubling. This book discusses American Indian leaders over the course of four centuries, offering a chronological history... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72
This book presents an in-depth research into 125 years of the history of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association in City of Victoria as a case study of Chinese community leadership and operation of a Chinese government within a municipal government in Canada. It does not examine only one association in one city. Instead, it provides an overview... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 66.00
From the colonial period to the present day, women across the Caribbean and Latin America were an intrinsic part of the advancement of society and helped determine the course of history. Women's Roles in Latin America and the Caribbean highlights their varied and important roles over five centuries of time, providing geographical breadth and ethnic... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 53.00
Los Protestantes: An Introduction to Latino Protestantism in the United States , the first to provide a broad introduction to this rapidly growing population. At its core is an exploration of the group's demographics, denominational tendencies, and potential for continued growth. Current information is supported by a survey of the history of Latino... more...