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Ethnic Studies

  • Volverby Antonio C. Márquez

    University of New Mexico Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    In this book Márquez recounts his life story, from childhood memories of movies and baseball to the turbulent events of his manhood. more...

  • History of American Indians: Exploring Diverse Rootsby Robert McCoy; Steven Fountain

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 58.00

    The history of American Indians is an integral part of American history overall?a part that is often overlooked. History of American Indians: Exploring Diverse Roots provides a broad chronological overview of Native American history that challenges readers to grapple with the elemental themes of adaptation, continuity, and persistence. The book... more...

  • Ship of Fateby Tr? Ðình Tr?n; Bac Hoai Tran; Jana K. Lipman; Russell Leong; David K. Yoo

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    Ship of Fate tells the emotionally gripping story of a Vietnamese military officer who evacuated from Saigon in 1975 but made the dramatic decision to return to Vietnam for his wife and children, rather than resettle in the United States without them. Written in Vietnamese in the years just after 1991, when he and his family finally immigrated... more...

  • Good Friday on the Rezby David Hugh Bunnell

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.89

    Good Friday on the Rez follows the author on a one-day, 280-mile round-trip from his boyhood Nebraska hometown of Alliance to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, where he reconnects with his longtime friend and blood brother, Vernell White Thunder. In a compelling mix of personal memoir and recent American Indian history, David Hugh... more...

  • Politics of Indigeneityby Augie Fleras; Roger Maaka

    Otago University Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    The period 1995 to 2004 was the UN's International Decade of World Indigenous Peoples. This reflected the increasing organisation of indigenous peoples around a commonality of concerns, needs and ambitions. In both New Zealand and Canada, these politics challenge the colonial structures that social and political systems are built upon. more...

  • The Political Economy of Banking Governance in Chinaby Xuming Yang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Chinese state banks, which were considered technically insolvent in the 1990s, are at present among the largest and most important banks in the world. This book, based on the author?s research and also on his extensive experience of working in Chinese banks, explores how Chinese banks? technical efficiency and organisational flexibility have been... more...

  • China's Rural Areasby China Development Research Foundation

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    The prosperity of China?s people has advanced very much in recent decades. However, in many respects China is still a developing country, and this is especially true of rural areas where economic progress has not been as marked as in urban areas and where many people still live in relative poverty. The Chinese government recognizes that more hard work... more...

  • Society in Contemporary Laosby Boike Rehbein

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Over the past decade, Laos? exposure to global capitalism has resulted in extensive economic and social transformations. Precapitalist social structures both persist and are transformed into a particular configuration of classes. This entails increasing social inequality, a widening range of habitus and new forms of ethos. This book pursues the theoretical... more...

  • Hindu Images and their Worship with special reference to Vaisnavismby Julius J. Lipner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Hinduism comprises perhaps the major cluster of religio-cultural traditions of India, and it can play a valuable role in helping us understand the nature of religion and human responses to life. Hindu image-worship lies at the core of what counts for Hinduism ? up-front and subject to much curiosity and misunderstanding, yet it is a defining feature... more...

  • Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economyby Mark S. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The Republic of Indonesia is a rising great power in the Asia-Pacific, set to become the eighth largest economy in the world in the coming decades. It is the most populous Muslim majority country in the world. The largest Islamic organizations and parties have supported Indonesia?s participation with global markets, but this has not come from an ideological... more...