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- Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 12.99
There is a story that is usually told about extremely successful people, a story that focuses on intelligence and ambition. Gladwell argues that the true story of success is very different, and that if we want to understand how some people thrive, we should spend more time looking around them-at such things as their family, their birthplace, or even... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95
?Nobody who works hard should be poor in America,? writes Pulitzer Prize winner David Shipler. Clear-headed, rigorous, and compassionate, he journeys deeply into the lives of individual store clerks and factory workers, farm laborers and sweat-shop seamstresses, illegal immigrants in menial jobs and Americans saddled with immense student loans and... more...
- Zed Books 2012; US$ 34.95
This essential volume explores the ways in which imperialism is embedded in disciplines of knowledge, and argues that the decolonization of research methods will help reclaim control over indigenous ways of knowing and being. This eagerly awaited second edition includes substantial revisions, with important additions on new indigenous literature and... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 16.00
In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his prize-winning books Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace , and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and unexpected victories as they grow into... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Praise & Awards for Enrique?s Journey 2011 Williams College Book Award Program, for ?Enrique?s Journey? 2006 California Book Award, Silver Medal, Non-fiction 2006 Christopher Book Award 2003 Pulitzer Prize, feature writing, for ?Enrique?s Journey? 2002 George Polk Award for International Reporting, for ?Enrique?s Journey? 2002 Robert... more...
- Overlook 2008; US$ 12.99
The amazing surprise New York Times bestseller, filled with "breathtaking glimpses into worlds that heretofore have been little explored" ( Foreward ) They say that history is written by the victors. But what if history-or what we come to know as history-has been written by the wrong people? What if everything we've been told is only part of... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 27.95
This illuminating study critiques the concept of leadership as understood in the last 75 years and looks to the twenty-first century for a reconstructed understanding of leadership in the postindustrial era. More similarities in past decades were found than had been thought; the thread throughout Rost's book is that leadership was conceived of as... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 22.00
In this sweeping work of memoir and commentary, leading cultural critic Paul Chaat Smith illustrates with dry wit and brutal honesty the contradictions of life in ?the Indian business.? Raised in suburban Maryland and Oklahoma, Smith dove head first into the political radicalism of the 1970s, working with the American Indian Movement until it dissolved... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 16.00
In the summer of 1991 I was a normal kid. I did normal things. I had friends and a mother who loved me. I was just like you. Until the day my life was stolen. For eighteen years I was a prisoner. I was an object for someone to use and abuse. For eighteen years I was not allowed to speak my own name. I became a mother and was forced to be a sister.... more...