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  • Reclaiming Poch@ Popby Cruz Medina

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Tracing the historical trajectory of the pocho (Latinos who are influenced by Anglo culture) in pop culture, Medina shows how the trope of pocho/pocha/poch@, which traditionally signified the negative connotation of "cultural traitor" in Spanish, has been reclaimed through the pop cultural productions of Latinos who self-identify as poch@. more...

  • Consuming Ocean Islandby Katerina Martina Teaiwa

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 27.99

    Consuming Ocean Island tells the story of the land and people of Banaba, a small Pacific island, which, from 1900 to 1980, was heavily mined for phosphate, an essential ingredient in fertilizer. As mining stripped away the island's surface, the land was rendered uninhabitable, and the indigenous Banabans were relocated to Rabi Island in Fiji. Katerina... more...

  • Social Character in a Mexican Villageby Erich Fromm; Michael Maccoby

    Open Road Distribution 2014; US$ 11.99

    The renowned psychoanalyst Erich Fromm not only analyzed society and societal processes. Together with Michael Maccoby he did a study of Mexican peasants to empirically illustrate how historical, economic and social requirements determine behavior.   Social Character in a Mexican Village  does much more than introduce a new approach to the analysis... more...

  • Rural Development and Poverty in Pakistanby Syed Mohammad Ali

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Rural development remains a major challenge for governments of developing countries such as Pakistan. While a broad range of state and donor interventions impact the lives of poor farmers -who provide a significant proportion of the labour force - comprehensive consideration of these combined interactions remains inadequate. Focussing on Pakistan,... more...

  • Clouds above the Hillby Shiba Ryotaro; Phyllis Birnbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 22.95

    Clouds above the Hill is one of the best-selling novels ever in Japan, and is now translated into English for the first time. An epic portrait of Japan in crisis, it combines graphic military history and highly readable fiction to depict an aspiring nation modernizing at breakneck speed. Best-selling author Shiba Ry?tar? devoted an entire decade... more...

  • China\'s Exchange Rate Regimeby China Development Research Foundation

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The imbalance between China?s currency, the RMB, and those of other countries is widely regarded as a major problem for the world economy. There was a reform of China?s exchange rate mechanism in 2005, following which the RMB appreciated 17% against the US dollar, but many people argue that further reform is still needed. This book reports on a major... more...

  • Clouds above the Hill: Volume IIIby Shiba Ryotaro; Phyllis Birnbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 22.95

    Clouds above the Hill , a long-time best-selling novel in Japan, is now translated into English for the first time. An epic portrait of Japan in crisis, it combines graphic military history and highly readable fiction to depict an aspiring nation modernizing at breakneck speed. Acclaimed author Shiba Ry?tar? devoted an entire decade of his life to... more...

  • Clouds above the Hill: A historical novel of the Russo-Japanese War, Volume 2by Shiba Ryotaro; Phyllis Birnbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 22.95

    Clouds above the Hill is one of the best-selling novels ever in Japan, and is now translated into English for the first time. An epic portrait of Japan in crisis, it combines graphic military history and highly readable fiction to depict an aspiring nation modernizing at breakneck speed. Best-selling author Shiba Ry?tar? devoted an entire decade... more...

  • Clouds above the Hill: Volume IVby Shiba Ryotaro; Phyllis Birnbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 22.95

    Clouds above the Hill is the best-selling novel ever in Japan, and is now translated into English for the first time. An epic portrait of Japan in crisis, it combines graphic military history and highly readable fiction to depict an aspiring nation modernizing at breakneck speed. Best-selling author Shiba Ry?tar? devoted an entire decade of his... more...