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  • Jewish American Chronology: Chronologies of the American Mosaicby Mark Bauman

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 94.00

    Covering more than four centuries from the Colonial Era forward, Jewish American Chronology offers an introduction to the history of American Jews and Judaism, using individual examples, personality profiles, and illustrations to bring fundamental patterns and major themes to life. Arranged chronologically, the entries illustrate how a variety of... more...

  • Economics of Rivalry, Conflict and Cooperationby Partha Gangopadhyay

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 94.00

    This book offers an extensive and original study of the dynamics of rivalry, evolution of costly and violent conflicts, and potential cooperation among powerful players. It unravels the special features of the global socio-economic system that can make it extremely fragile and vulnerable. It serves as a good reference source for anyone interested in... more...

  • Dimensions of Black Conservatism in the U.S.by Gayle T. Tate; Lewis A. Randolph

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 50.00

    Dimensions of Black Conservatism in the US is a collection of twelve essays by leading black intellectuals and scholars on varied dimensions of black conservative thought and activism. The book explores the political role and functions of black neoconservatives. The majority of essays cover the contemporary period. The authors have provided a historical... more...

  • Joyce, Benjamin and Magical Urbanism.by Maurizia Boscagli; Enda Duffy

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 50.00

    Joyce, Benjamin and Magical Urbanism offers for the first time a sustained exploration of parallels between the fiction of James Joyce and the cultural criticism of Walter Benjamin. Benjamin is perhaps modernism’s most eloquent theorist, Joyce its finest writer of fiction, both haunted the same Paris streets at the height of the modernist moment,... more...

  • Songs of My Familiesby Kelly Fern; Brad Fern

    Lantern Books 2011; US$ 7.99

    In 1971, Lee Myonghi, aged five, was taken from her family and placed in a Korean orphanage. Six months later, she was flown to the United States, where she and two other Korean girls were adopted by a Minnesota couple. They renamed her Kelly Jean. Eleven years later, Kelly found herself at the doorstep of a Minnesota agency, although this time as... more...

  • What They Savedby Nancy K. Miller

    UNP - Nebraska 2011; US$ 17.95

    Winner of the 2012 Jewish Journal Book Prize After her father?s death, Nancy K. Miller discovered a minuscule family archive: a handful of photographs, an unexplained land deed, a postcard from Argentina, unidentified locks of hair. These items had been passed down again and again, but what did they mean? Miller follows their traces from one distant... more...

  • The Fluency of Lightby Aisha Sabatini Sloan

    University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    In these intertwined essays on art, music, and identity, Aisha Sabatini Sloan, the daughter of African American and Italian American parents, examines the experience of her mixed-race identity. Embracing the far-ranging stimuli of her media-obsessed upbringing, she grasps at news clippings, visual fragments, and lyrics from past and present in order... more...

  • Biting through the Skinby Nina Mukerjee Furstenau

    University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 19.00

    At once a traveler?s tale, a memoir, and a mouthwatering cookbook, Biting through the Skin offers a first-generation immigrant?s perspective on growing up in America?s heartland. Author Nina Mukerjee Furstenau?s parents brought her from Bengal in northern India to the small town of Pittsburg, Kansas, in 1964, decades before you could find long-grain... more...

  • Between Fear and Hopeby Andrew L. Barlow

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 35.99

    This book provides a structural analysis of race, and a methodology for connecting global to national and local racial processes. more...

  • Is Lighter Better?by Joanne L. Rondilla; Paul Spickard

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 29.99

    Colorism is defined as "discriminatory treatment of individuals falling within the same 'racial' group on the basis of skin color." That is, some people, particularly women, are treated better or worse on account of the color of their skin relative to other people who share their same racial category. Colorism affects Asian Americans from many different... more...