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  • Martyr of Loray Millby Kristina Horton

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    Union organizer and balladeer Ella May became a martyr for workers nationwide when she was murdered on her way to a union meeting in Gastonia, North Carolina, at age 28. A mother of nine and bookkeeper for the communist-led National Textile Workers Union, May worked to organize fellow mill workers in Gaston County. Her efforts to organize black workers--along... more...

  • Global Pulls on the Korean Communities in Sao Paulo and Buenos Airesby Won K. Yoon

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    This book looks at two Korean communities, one in Sao Paulo and the other in Buenos Aires, in order to identify the global pulls that have affected Korean identity formation, community development patterns, integration efforts, social mobility, education for children, remigration, return migration, and relationships with the host communities. more...

  • Bitita's Diary: The Autobiography of Carolina Maria de Jesusby Carolina Maria De Jesus; Robert M. Levine; Beth Joan Vinkler; Emanuelle Oliveira

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Carolina Maria de Jesus (1914-1977), nicknamed Bitita, was a destitute black Brazilian woman born in the rural interior who migrated to the industrial city of Sao Paulo. This is her autobiography, which includes details about her experiences of race relations and sexual intimidation. more...

  • Brazil?s Emerging Role in Global Governanceby Markus Fraundorfer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    The author examines Brazil's emerging role as an important actor in various sectors of global governance. By exploring how Brazil's exercise of power developed over the last decade in the sectors of health, food security and bioenergy, this book sheds light on the power strategies of an emerging country from the global south. more...

  • The Last Days of Big Grassy Forkby Hunter James

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The Last Days of Big Grassy Fork recounts newspaperman Hunter James's attempts to save his 100-year-old family farm and homestead from extinction. Wise, irreverent, pugnacious, and often hilarious, James fights back against the galloping urbanization of his beloved North Carolina piedmont. Interweaving current affairs and family history, James... more...

  • Artisans in the North Carolina Backcountryby Johanna Miller Lewis

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    During the quarter of a century before the thirteen colonies became a nation, the northwest quadrant of North Carolina had just begun to attract permanent settlers. This seemingly primitive area may not appear to be a likely source for attractive pottery and ornate silverware and furniture, much less for an audience to appreciate these refinements.... more...

  • Common Whitesby Bill Cecil-Fronsman

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Class and culture in Antebellum North Carolina have been largely forgotten. In the past few years, several important studies have examined common whites in individual counties or groups of counties, but they have focused on family life, the economy, or other specific features of the common-white life. C ommon Whites: Class and Culture in Antebellum... more...

  • Brasilienby Stefan Zweig

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 2.79

    'Ein Rausch von Schönheit und Glück überkam mich, der die Sinne erregte, die Nerven spannte, das Herz erweiterte, den Geist beschäftigte, und soviel ich sah, es war nie genug.' Stefan Zweigs Liebeserklärung an seine Wahlheimat. - Das Abendland liegt halb zerstört mitten im Zweiten Weltkrieg, da wendet Stefan Zweig seinen Blick auf den brasilianischen... more...

  • Miss Mary's Moneyby H. G. Jones; David Southern

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95

    "Miss Smith, the wealthy old lady who died recently near Chapel Hill, and who bequeathed a large sum of money to the State University, did not fail to remember her old slaves, of whom six are now living," read the New York Times December 6, 1885. But the Times got it wrong: land, not money, was left to the University of North Carolina and... more...

  • Brasilienby Ekrem Eddy Güzeldere

    tredition 2014; US$ 3.71

    Um país de todos", ein Land für alle. Großartiges Marketing eines Landes, das weiß zu verführen, aber auch zu blenden. Ein Brasilien-Buch ohne Karneval, Schönheitsoperationen, Samba, Fußball, Havaianas, Bulmenau-Oktoberfest und Urwald-Indianer, ohne Rio de Janeiro und São Paulo. Kein Problem. Brasilien bietet so viel mehr, wie die Hunsrückisch... more...