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  • "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind"by Scott Larson

    Temple University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

     The antagonism between urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs and master builder Robert Moses may frame debates over urban form, but in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson aims to use the Moses-Jacobs rivalry as a means for examining and understanding the New York City administration's redevelopment strategies and actions. By... more...

  • 'Mixed Race' Studiesby Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 66.95

    Mixed race studies is one of the fastest growing, as well as one of the most important and controversial areas in the field of race and ethnic relations. Bringing together pioneering and controversial scholarship from both the social and the biological sciences, as well as the humanities, this reader charts the evolution of debates on 'race' and 'mixed... more...

  • 'Race', Culture and the Right to the Cityby Dr Gareth Millington

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Adopting a perspective inspired by Henri Lefebvre, this book considers the spread of multiculture from the central city to the periphery and considers the role that 'race' continues to play in structuring the metropolis, taking London, New York and Paris as examples. more...

  • "Race" and Racismby Richard Perry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    This study examines the origins and development of racism in North America through addressing the inception and persistence of the concept of ?race? and the biology of human variance. more...

  • (Dis) Forming the American Canonby Ronald A.T. Judy; Wahneema Lubiano

    University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 72.00

    Judy offers an alternative interpretation of literacy that challenges traditional Enlightenment discourse?s claim that literacy and reason are the privileged properties of Western culture. Judy argues, on the basis of his readings of autobiographical African-American Arabic slave narratives, that through the production of the Arabic text, the African... more...

  • Abacus and Mah Jongby Marina Carter; James Ng Foong Kwong

    BRILL 2009; US$ 132.00

    This case study of Chinese settlement in Mauritius investigates the complexities of colonial diasporas and sets the construction of a mythology of migration against the realities of the processes of negotiation and communication with the larger society. more...

  • Abolitionby Seymour Drescher

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This book examines the impact of violence, economics, and civil society in the ebb and flow of slavery and antislavery during the last five centuries. more...

  • Abolition and Its Aftermath in the Indian Ocean Africa and Asiaby Gwyn Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This important collection of essays examines the history and impact of the abolition of the slave trade and slavery in the Indian Ocean World, a region stretching from Southern and Eastern Africa to the Middle East, India, Southeast Asia and the Far East. Slavery studies have traditionally concentrated on the Atlantic slave trade and slavery in the... more...

  • Abolition of Slavery in Brazil, The: The Liberation of Africans Through the Emancipation of Capitalby David Baronov

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 132.00

    Linking the racially divided working class of modern Brazil to the period of abolition, Baronov argues that certain abolition strategies resulted in capital/labor relations that were characterized by new forms of extra-market coercion. more...

  • Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisiaby Ismael M. Montana

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95

    In this groundbreaking work, Ismael Montana fully explicates the complexity of Tunisian society and culture and reveals how abolition was able to occur in an environment hostile to such change. Moving beyond typical slave trade studies, he departs from the traditional regional paradigms that isolate slavery in North Africa from its global dynamics... more...