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  • Black Like Meby John Howard Griffin; Studs Terkel; Robert Bonazzi; Don Rutledge

    Wings Press 2006; US$ 14.95

    This American classic has been corrected from the original manuscripts and indexed, featuring historic photographs and an extensive biographical afterword. more...

  • Raza Si! Guerra No!by Lorena Oropeza

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    This incisive and elegantly written examination of Chicano antiwar mobilization demonstrates how the pivotal experience of activism during the Viet Nam War era played itself out among Mexican Americans. Raza Sil Guerra No! presents an engaging portrait of Chicano protest and patriotism. On a deeper level, the book considers larger themes of American... more...

  • Disenchanting Citizenshipby Luis Plascencia

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 25.95

    Luis F. B. Plascencia’s Disenchanting Citizenship explores two interrelated issues: U.S. citizenship and the Mexican migrants’ position in the United States. Through an extensive and multifaceted collection of interviews, ethnographic fieldwork, ethno-historical research, and public policy analysis, Plascencia probes the ways in which... more...

  • Dog Whistle Politicsby Ian Haney Lopez

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 18.99

    Campaigning for president in 1980, Ronald Reagan told stories of Cadillac-driving "welfare queens" and "strapping young bucks" buying T-bone steaks with food stamps. In trumpeting these tales of welfare run amok, Reagan never needed to mention race, because he was blowing a dog whistle: sending a message about racial minorities... more...

  • Faded Dreamsby Martin Carnoy

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 36.00

    Faded Dreams paints a new and challenging picture of why racial inequality changes in America. more...

  • Been in the Storm So Longby Leon F. Litwack

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 24.00

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award Based on hitherto unexamined sources: interviews with ex-slaves, diaries and accounts by former slaveholders, this "rich and admirably written book" (Eugene Genovese, The New York Times Book Review ) aims to show how, during the Civil War and after Emancipation, blacks and whites interacted... more...

  • Be a Bayerby Beate Wild

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2015; US$ 10.89

    Es gibt unzählige Klischees über Bayern - und alle sind wahr: Trachten, Blasmusik, Bier, Oktoberfest, FC Bayern, die Gemütlichkeit, der Grant, die CSU und viele mehr. more...

  • Up from Slaveryby Booker T. Washington

    The Floating Press 1901; US$ 4.50

    Delve into the turbulent roots of race relations in the United States with this inspirational account from Booker T. Washington, a one-time slave who became an important advocate for African-American education and founded several well-known institutions of higher learning, including the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Up From Slavery details Washington's... more...

  • My Chinese-Americaby Allen Gee

    Santa Fe Writer's Project 2015; US$ 9.99

    Allen Gee is an associate professor of English at Georgia College, where he teaches in the MFA program, and edits for the journal Arts & Letters . He lives in Milledgeville, Georgia. more...

  • Land of Their Choiceby Theodore C. Blegen

    University of Minnesota Press 1955; US$ 75.00

    This collection of “American letters” that immigrants wrote to friends and relatives in the lands they had left tells a little-known human story that is part of the larger saga of America. It constitutes a kind of composite diary of everyday people at the more...