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  • Latin American Women and the Literature of Madnessby Elvira Sánchez-Blake; Laura Kanost

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    At the turn of the millennium, narrative works by Latin American women writers have represented madness within contexts of sociopolitical strife and gender inequality. This book explores contemporary Latin American realities through madness narratives by prominent women authors, including Cristina Peri Rossi (Uruguay), Lya Luft (Brazil), Diamela Eltit... more...

  • Growing Up Chicana/oby Bill Adler; A Lopez; Tiffany A. Lopez

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    What Does It Mean To Grow Up Chicana/o? When I was growing up, I never read anything in school by anyone who had a "Z" in their last name. This anthology is, in many ways, a public gift to that child who was always searching for herself whithin the pages of a book. from the Introduction by Tiffany Ana Lopez Louie The Foot Gonzalez tells of an eighty-nine-year-old... 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 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...

  • By the Lake of Sleeping Childrenby Luis Urrea

    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 Souls of Black Folkby W. E. B. Du Bois

    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...

  • 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...