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  • The Chicano Generationby Mario T. García

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    In The Chicano Generation , veteran Chicano civil rights scholar Mario T. García provides a rare look inside the struggles of the 1960s and 1970s as they unfolded in Los Angeles. Based on in-depth interviews conducted with three key activists, this book illuminates the lives of Raul Ruiz, Gloria Arellanes, and Rosalio Muñoz?their family histories... more...

  • The Racial Mundaneby Ju Yon Kim

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 23.80

    ?A beautifully written and original discussion of Asian American performance and the politics of the everyday. The Racial Mundane  illustrates how Asian Americans, whether historically marginalized or celebrated as model minorities, have come into the public eye, and will surely open up important new dialogues on Asian American culture and racial... more...

  • Civil Rights Movement in America, The: From Black Nationalism to the Women's Political Councilby Peter Levy; Peter Levy

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00

    This single-volume work provides a concise, up-to-date, and reliable reference work that students, teachers, and general readers can turn to for a comprehensive overview of the civil rights movement?a period of time incorporating events that shaped today's society. more...

  • Picture Freedomby Jasmine Nichole Cobb

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    ? Picture Freedom provides a unique and nuanced interpretation of nineteenth-century African American life and culture. Focusing on visuality, print culture, and an examination of the parlor, Cobb has fashioned a book like none other, convincingly demonstrating how whites and blacks reimagined racial identity and belonging in the early republic.?-Erica... more...

  • Be a Bayerby Beate Wild

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2015; US$ 10.96

    Es gibt unzählige Klischees über Bayern - und alle sind wahr: Trachten, Blasmusik, Bier, Oktoberfest, FC Bayern, die Gemütlichkeit, der Grant, die CSU und viele mehr. more...

  • My Chinese-Americaby Allen Gee

    Santa Fe Writer's Project 2015; US$ 9.99

    Allen Gee is an associate professor of English at Georgia College, where he teaches in the MFA program, and edits for the journal Arts & Letters . He lives in Milledgeville, Georgia. more...

  • Buffalo Soldiers, The: Their Epic Story and Major Campaignsby Debra Sheffer

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00

    This riveting narrative focuses on the Buffalo Soldiers, tracing the legacy of black military service and its social, economic, and political impact from the colonial era through the end of the 19th century. more...

  • Double Burden: Black Women and Everyday Racismby Yanick St Jean; Joe R Feagin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Studies of contemporary black women are rare and scattered, and are often extensions of a legacy beginning in the 19th century that characterized black women as domineering matriarchs, prostitutes, or welfare queens, negative characterizations that are perpetuated by both white and non-white social scientists. Based on over 200 interviews, this book... more...

  • Shameby Shelby Steele

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 25.99

    The greatest barrier to racial equality today is not overt racism, Shelby Steele argues in [ Title TK ], but white liberals. Under the guise of benevolence, liberals today maintain their position of power over blacks by continuing to cast them as victims in need of saving. This ideology underlies liberal social policies from affirmative action to... more...

  • Race on the Moveby Tiffany Joseph

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Race on the Move takes readers on a journey from Brazil to the United States and back again to consider how migration between the two countries is changing Brazilians' understanding of race relations. Brazil once earned a global reputation as a racial paradise, and the United States is infamous for its overt social exclusion of nonwhites. Yet, given... more...