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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
This book looks at Russian women?s mobilization and agency during the two periods of transformation, the turn of the 19th-20th century and the 20th ? 21st century. Bringing together the parallels between the two great transformations, it focuses on both the continuities and breaks and, importantly, it shows them from the grassroots point of view,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 32.95
Asian Americans are the fastest growing minority population in the country. Moreover, they provide a wonderful lens on the experiences of immigrants and minorities in the United States more generally, both historically and today. In this timely new text, Pawan Dhingra and Robyn Magalit Rodriguez critically examine key sociological topics through the... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 14.95
A profoundly spiritual book, Yuwipi describes a present-day Oglala Sioux healing ritual that is performed for a wide range of personal crises. The vivid narrative centers on the experience of a hypothetical father and son in need of spiritual and physical assistance. The author combines the Yuwipi ceremony with two ancient Sioux rituals often performed... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2012; US$ 11.99
Long ago, many cultures regarded certain animals as reflecting a person's true essence, as a link between this world and the spiritual realm. Today, this cosmic connection has become a cultural touchstone for a new generation. This illuminating book explains how to connect with and channel the unique powers of 40 different spirit animals. Featuring... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2010; US$ 14.99
Once a derogatory label derived from the Hawaiian word for half, Hapa is now being embraced as a term of pride by many people of Asian or Pacific Rim mixed-race heritage. Award-winning film producer and artist Kip Fulbeck has created a forum in word and image for Hapas to answer the question they're nearly always asked: "What are you?" Fulbeck's frank,... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2013; US$ 14.99
From beloved writer and artist Kip Fulbeck, author of Part Asian, 100% Hapa , this timely collection of portraits celebrates the faces and voices of mixed-race children. At a time when 7 million people in the U.S. alone identify as belonging to more than one race, interest in issues of multiracial identity is rapidly growing. Overflowing with uplifting... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2014; US$ 15.95
Rarely accessible to the general public, Ojibway mythology is as rich in meaning, as broad, as deep, and as innately appealing as the mythologies of Greece, Rome, and other Western civilizations. In Ojibway Heritage Basil Johnston introduces his people's ceremonies, rituals, songs, dances, prayers, arid legends. Conveying the sense of wonder and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Singapore, like many other advanced economies, has a relatively low, and declining, birth-rate. One consequence of this, and a consequence also of the successful economy, is that migrants are being drawn in, and are becoming an increasing proportion of the overall population. This book examines this crucial development, and assesses its likely impact... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
What is the state of intimate romantic relationships and marriage in urban China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan? Since the 1980's, the character of intimate life in these urban settings has changed dramatically. While many speculate about the 21st century as Asia's century, this book turns to the more intimate territory of sexuality and marriage?and observes... more...
- Brandes & Apsel 2012; US$ 8.53
Wer unterhaltsam und kompetent über den afrikanischen Fußball informiert sein will, findet hier Alltägliches und Kurioses, Geschichtliches und Politisches. Künzler versteht es, klar zu machen, wie der Fußball in Afrika "tickt". Mit seinen Geschichten und seiner Sachkenntnis führt er uns mitten hinein in afrikanische Fußballrealitäten. ... more...