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- The New Press 2015; US$ 25.95
Many of us can recall the targeting of South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh people in the wake of 9/11. We may be less aware, however, of the ongoing racism directed against these groups in the past decade and a half. In We Too Sing America , nationally renowned activist Deepa Iyer catalogs recent racial flashpoints, from the 2012 massacre at the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 149.95
The Ashgate Research Companion to Black Sociology provides the most up to date exploration and analysis of research focused on Blacks in America. Beginning with an examination of the project of Black Sociology, it offers studies of recent events, including the ?Stand Your Ground? killing of Trayvon Martin, the impact of Hurricane Katrina on emerging... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 16.95
Over the last few years, Moustafa Bayoumi has been an extra in Sex and the City 2 playing a generic Arab, a terrorist suspect (or at least his namesake ?Mustafa Bayoumi? was) in a detective novel, the subject of a trumped-up controversy because a book he had written was seen by right-wing media as pushing an ?anti-American, pro-Islam? agenda, and... 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...
- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 28.95
Un-American is Bill Mullen?s revisionist account of renowned author and activist W.E.B. Du Bois?s political thought toward the end of his life, a period largely dismissed and neglected by scholars. He describes Du Bois?s support for what the Communist International called ?world revolution? as the primary objective of this aged radical?s activism.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
In 1856, Washington was born into a family of slaves in Virginia. From there it seemed that his fate had been sealedto live out his life as a worker in Virginia. But, this was not the case for Washington, whose impoverished childhood and undying desire for education fueled him into a dedicated obsession with the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 26.95
In this groundbreaking book, Aldon D. Morris?s ambition is truly monumental: to help rewrite the history of sociology and to acknowledge the primacy of W. E. B. Du Bois?s work in the founding of the discipline. Calling into question the prevailing narrative of how sociology developed, Morris, a major scholar of social movements, probes the way in which... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 39.95
A survey of U.S. history from its beginnings to the present, American History Unbound reveals our past through the lens of Asian American and Pacific Islander history. In so doing, it is a work of both history and anti-history, a narrative that fundamentally transforms and deepens our understanding of the United States. This text is accessible and... more...
- Potomac Books 2015; US$ 37.95
Long before it became the slogan of the presidential campaign for Barack Obama, Dorothy Ferebee (1898?1980) lived by the motto YES, WE CAN. An African American obstetrician and civil rights activist from Washington DC, she was descended from lawyers, journalists, politicians, and a judge. At a time when African Americans faced Jim Crow segregation,... more...