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  • Leaving Footprints in the Taigaby Brandiš Donatas auskas

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    Nowhere have recent environmental and social changes been more pronounced than in post-Soviet Siberia. Donatas Brandi?auskas probes the strategies that Orochen reindeer herders of southeastern Siberia have developed to navigate these changes. "Catching luck" is one such strategy that plays a central role in Orochen cosmology -- luck implies a vernacular... more...

  • Advancing Educational Outcomes in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesby Lamont A. Flowers; Lawrence O. Flowers; James L. Moore III; Abul Pitre

    UPA 2016; US$ 59.99

    The purpose of this book is to describe critical issues affecting students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The information in this book is designed to enhance strategies and research to augment graduation rates and career development experiences at historically Black colleges and universities. more...

  • Living Faithfully in an Unjust Worldby Melissa L. Caldwell

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    What does it mean to be a compassionate, caring person in Russia, which has become a country of stark income inequalities and political restrictions? How might ethics and practices of kindness constitute a mode of civic participation in which ?doing good??helping, caring for, and loving one another in a world marked by many problems and few easy solutions?is... more...

  • For Love of the Prophetby Noah Salomon

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    For some, the idea of an Islamic state serves to fulfill aspirations for cultural sovereignty and new forms of ethical political practice. For others, it violates the proper domains of both religion and politics. Yet, while there has been much discussion of the idea and ideals of the Islamic state, its possibilities and impossibilities, surprisingly... more...

  • No More Heroesby Jordan Flaherty

    AK Press 2016; US$ 15.00

    Charity is not solidarity. Saviors need not apply. more...

  • Water Tossing Bouldersby Adrienne Berard

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 26.95

    A generation before Brown v. Board of Education struck down America?s ?separate but equal? doctrine, one Chinese family and an eccentric Mississippi lawyer fought for desegregation in one of the greatest legal battles never told. On September 15, 1924, Martha Lum and her older sister Berda were barred from attending middle school in Rosedale,... more...

  • Nadie avisa a una putaby Samanta Villar

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99

    Un libro para dejar los prejuicios a un lado y ver los distintos caminos de mujeres que ejercen la prostitución. La prostitución es esa persona que te cruzas en un aeropuerto y es el timbre marcado en rojo en un portal de tu vecindario. A veces invisible y a veces a la vista de todos en las mismas aceras en las que te recoges tras una noche de... more...

  • Living Cargoby Steven Blevins

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    Offering a wide-ranging study of contemporary literature, film, visual art, and performance by writers and artists who live and work in the United Kingdom but also maintain strong ties to postcolonial Africa and the Caribbean, Living Cargo explores how contemporary black British culture makers have engaged with the institutional archives of colonialism... more...

  • Colonization, Proselytization, and Identityby Tezenlo Thong

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80

    This book examines the formation of identity of the Nagas in northeast India in light of the proselytizing efforts by the Americans and the colonization by the British in their search for control over areas inhabited by the Nagas which were perfect for tea plantations. The author explores the westernization of Naga culture, its effect on the Naga... more...

  • Agricultural Beginnings in the American Southwestby Barbara J. Roth

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99

    Roth synthesizes wide-ranging CRM and academic data to explore the factors that led to plant cultivation in the American Southwest?and how the adoption of agriculture in turn affected the ancient peoples of the region. more...