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  • The Lakotas and the Black Hillsby Jeffrey Ostler

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 22.95

    A concise and engrossing account of the Lakota and the battle to regain their homeland. The Lakota Indians made their home in the majestic Black Hills mountain range during the last millennium, drawing on the hills' endless bounty for physical and spiritual sustenance. Yet the arrival of white settlers brought the Lakotas into inexorable conflict... more...

  • Other People's Childrenby Lisa Delpit

    New Press, The 2006; US$ 17.95

    Winner of an American Educational Studies Association Critics? Choice Award and Choice Magazine? s Outstanding Academic book award, and voted one of Teacher Magazine?s ?great books,? Other People?s Children has sold over 150,000 copies since its original hardcover publication. This anniversary paperback edition features a new introduction by Delpit... more...

  • "I Am a Man"by Joe Starita

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 15.99

    In 1877, Chief Standing Bear?s Ponca Indian tribe was forcibly removed from their Nebraska homeland and marched to what was then known as Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), in what became the tribe?s own Trail of Tears. ?I Am a Man? chronicles what happened when Standing Bear set off on a six-hundred-mile walk to return the body of his only son... more...

  • Echoes from Dharamsalaby Keila Diehl

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    In Echoes from Dharamsala, Keila Diehl uses music to understand the experiences of Tibetans living in Dharamsala, a town in the Indian Himalayas that for more than forty years has been home to Tibet's government-in-exile. The Dalai Lama's presence lends Dharamsala's Tibetans a feeling of being "in place," but at the same time they have physically... more...

  • Blood and Beliefby Aliza Marcus

    NYU Press 2007; US$ 89.00

    The Kurds, who number some 28 million people in the Middle East, have no country they can call their own. Long ignored by the West, Kurds are now highly visible actors on the world's political stage. More than half live in Turkey, where the Kurdish struggle has gained new strength and attention since the U.S. overthrow of Saddam Hussein in neighboring... more...

  • Lakota Belief and Ritualby James R. Walker; Elaine A. Jahner; Raymond J. DeMallie

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 22.95

    "The real value of Lakota Belief and Ritual is that it provides raw narratives without any pretension of synthesis or analysis, as well as insightful biographical information on the man who contributed more than any other individual to our understanding of early Oglala ritual and belief."? Plains Anthropologist more...

  • Ojibway Ceremoniesby Basil Johnston

    UNP - Bison Books 2014; US$ 19.95

    The Ojibway Indians were first encountered by the French early in the seventeenth century along the northern shores of Lakes Huron and Superior. By the time Henry Wadsworth Longfellow immortalized them in The Song of Hiawatha, they had dispersed over large areas of Canada and the United States, becoming known as the Chippewas in the latter. A rare... more...

  • Transforming Chinese Citiesby Mark Y. Wang; Pookong Kee; Jia Gao

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    The urbanisation of China over the last three decades has been a hugely significant development, both for China?s reform process and for the world more generally. This book presents recent research findings on China?s continuing urban transformation. Subjects covered include the decline of the rural-urban divide, the spatial restructuring of Chinese... more...

  • Japanese Adult Videos in Taiwanby Heung-Wah Wong; Hoi-yan Yau

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    This book explores the debate between those who argue that globalisation is leading to worldwide cultural homogeneity, with American cultural good predominating, and those who argue that cultural goods are always adapted and contextualised in the particular setting in which they are used. Based on extensive original research on how Japanese adult... more...

  • The Institutes of Vishnuby F. Max Muller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00

    This is a subset of F. Max Mullers great collection The Sacred Books of the East which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The works have been translated by leading authorities in their field. more...