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- 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...
- NYU Press 1996; US$ 27.00
Recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in modern black nationalist leaders such as Stokely Carmichael and Malcolm X. But what of the ideological precursors to these modern leaders, the writers, and leaders from whose intellectual legacy modern black nationalism emerged? Wilson Jeramiah Moses, whom the Village Voice called one of the foremost... more...
- NYU Press 1995; US$ 27.00
With a foreword by Richard E. Vander Ross In recent years, dramatic increases in racial intermarriage have given birth to a generation who refuse to be shoehorned into neat, pre-existing racial categories. Energized by a refusal to allow mixed-race people to be rendered invisible, this movement lobbies aggressively to have the category multiracial... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
492 Great Things About Being Italian is fun, informative and catnip for 17 million Italian-Americans. It follows in the footsteps of other successful books aimed at this minority proud of its remarkableand ongoing!heritage. It comprises 492 (as in 1492) individual people, things, places and phenomena that make one proud to be Italian (or half-Italian,... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
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...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 85.00
Outstanding "hyphenated Americans" are featured in this Who's Who. They range from Philip Ahn (Korean-American) to Carmen Zapata (Mexican-Argentinian-American) and cover the whole of America's history. The coverage encompasses all endevours, from art and science to politics. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 60.00
Filling a gap in the literature on American minority politics, this volume offers systematic, comprehensive coverage of the impact of Chinese-American, Korean-American, and Japanese-American individuals and groups on US policy and elections. more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09
Little exposed the contradictions between slavery and freedom for African Americans as much as the American Revolution. It was a contradiction many resolved to settle. Some, such as Crispus Attucks, joined with other colonists in striking direct blows for liberty. Others, meanwhile, heard the pleas for loyalty to the British crown, and with the promise... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09
For Africans who survived the trans-Atlantic journey and were forced to disembark at one of the many ports along the coast of Britain's North American colonies, what lay before them was indeed a strange new land. Although forms of bondage had existed in West and Central Africa long before the trans Atlantic slave trade began, human beings were rarely... more...