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- Limmat Verlag 2014; US$ 42.99
Der "Heimwehbub" Jürg Padrutt reist mit einem Touristenvisum in die USA ein, dann kauft er eine Farm und bleibt. Stefan Kälin, Mitglied der Schweizer Ski-Nationalmannschaft, steht an der Golden Gate Bridge und beschliesst, nie wieder als Elektriker zu arbeiten. Philip Gelzer macht ein einjähriges Praktikum in New York, Weltbankökonom Heinz Bachmann... more...
- XPat Scriptum Publishers 2014; US$ 15.99
Gregory Shapiro ? the American Netherlander ? brings you a must-have alternative to the Dutch assimilation course. What is the true Dutch identity? Shapiro shares his hilariously clumsy assimilation into Dutch culture and blasts some well-known stereotypes along the way. The book includes questions from the real Dutch Assimilation Exam, whose... more...
- SensePublishers 2014; US$ 37.15
Skin Color: The Shame of Silence is a powerful and unapologetic indictment of our so-called post-racial moment and the hypocritical, bad faith, and myth-making discourses that underwrite it. Through a bold theorization of a radical form of Bilding or Paideia that refuses to settle for cognitive shallowness, epistemological fixity, and moral bankruptcy,... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 59.95
The goal of this book is to examine the ethnic experience of the Mexican American community in the United States, from colonialism to twenty-first century globalization. The authors unearth evidence that reveals how historically white ideology, combined with science, law, and the American imagination, has been strategically used as a mechanism to intimidate,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 415.00
This invaluable, four-volume compilation is a comprehensive source of documents that give voice to those who comprise the American mosaic, illustrating the experiences of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States. Each volume focuses on a major racial/ethnic group: African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders,... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2008; US$ 12.99
The courageous story of Van Meers, born in a home for unwed mothers in Ghent, Belgium, 1930. It is told in her own words in a frank, humorous and down-to-earth manner. She grew up as a "bastard" during the Great Depression, and sees her family and country told apart by prejudice and politics in World War II, and recounts how she struggles to redefine... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25
To understand the situation of the Jewish Defense League in the United States, Janet Dolgin spent fourteen months with the JDL in Jerusalem and in New York City. In this book she considers how its members relate to each other and to outsiders, and places these relationships in the context of American society as a whole. Originally published in 1977.... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.50
Racism has never been simple. It wasn't more obvious in the past, and it isn't less potent now. From the birth of the United States to the contemporary police shooting death of an unarmed Black youth, Beneath the Surface of White Supremacy investigates ingrained practices of racism, as well as unquestioned assumptions in the study of racism, to... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1996; US$ 27.95
"These richly detailed, readable essays come at a propitious time. For despite all the talk in the academy of 'multiculturalism,' the Poles presence on the American scene is still too often neglected." --Anthony Bukoski, University of Wisconsin, SuperiorThis rich collection brings together the work of eight leading scholars to examine the history of... more...
- NYU Press 2005; US$ 27.00
Winner of a 2005 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award (Honorable Mention) The Mexican Revolution was a defining moment in the history of race relations, impacting both Mexican and African Americans. For black Westerners, 19101920 did not represent the clear-cut promise of populist power, but a reordering of the complex social hierarchy which had,... more...