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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
China?s rapid urbanization has restructured the great socialist cities Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou into mega cities that embrace global capitalism. This book focuses on the urban transformations of these three cities: Beijing is the nation?s political and cultural capital; Shanghai is the economic and financial powerhouse; and Guangzhou is the... more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 3.99
Although he appeared to most observers to be white, American author Charles Waddell Chestnutt had some African-American ancestry and thus was subjected to the limited opportunities, discrimination, and segregated living conditions that faced African-Americans in the United States throughout his life. An accomplished writer, Chestnutt created The House... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 85.00
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...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 85.00
Europe is the second smallest continent in the world, its land area comprising only two percent of the earth's total surface. Even so, Europe is home to over 730 million people, all members of interrelated yet distinct populations. From Spaniards and Icelanders in the west to Nogai and Saami in the east, Europe is home to more than 100 different ethnic... more...