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- 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 modernisms most eloquent theorist, Joyce its finest writer of fiction, both haunted the same Paris streets at the height of the modernist moment,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 171.66
Das Potential und die Wirtschaftskraft Südasiens und Indiens rücken immer deutlicher in das europäische Bewusstsein. Welche vielgestaltige Geschichte dieser Großraum hat und wie es zu den heutigen Staaten gekommen ist, führt der Band von Michael Mann eindrücklich vor. Geographisch geht es nicht um eine Geschichte Indiens in seinen heutigen Grenzen,... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 30.95
Hauptbeschreibung Wer in Freiheit leben möchte, sollte bereit sein, ein kalkuliertes Risiko einzugehen. Das klingt nicht spektakulär. Doch man muss nur fragen, ob Hassprediger Meinungsfreiheit oder Rechtsradikale Versammlungsfreiheit genießen, ob mutmaßliche Terroristen mit einem "Feindstrafrecht" überzogen, ja gefoltert werden dürfen oder ob die... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 26.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 25.99
This book deals with a broad range of social issues facing Mexican-origin people in the United States. The studies presented in this volume are brought together by two main themes: social inequalities (cultural, educational, and economic) endured by the Chicano/a and Mexicano/a community in the United States, and the community's efforts to eradicate... more...