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  • Jewish Meaning in a World of Choiceby David Ellenson

    JPS 2014; US$ 45.00

    Internationally recognized scholar David Ellenson shares twenty-three of his most representative essays, drawing on three decades of scholarship and demonstrating the consistency of the intellectual-religious interests that have animated him throughout his lifetime.   These essays center on a description and examination of the complex push and... more...

  • Latino Americaby Matt Barreto; Gary M. Segura

    PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 26.99

    Sometime in April 2014, somewhere in a hospital in California, a Latino child tipped the demographic scales as Latinos displaced non-Hispanic whites as the largest racial/ethnic group in the state. So, one-hundred-sixty-six years after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo brought the Mexican province of Alta California into the United States, Latinos once... more...

  • Remembering Jim Crowby William H. Chafe; Raymond Gavins; Robert Korstad

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 19.95

    Praised as “viscerally powerful? ( Publishers Weekly ), this remarkable work of oral history captures the searing experience of the Jim Crow years—enriched by memories of individual, family, and community triumphs and tragedies. In vivid, compelling accounts, men and women from all walks of life tell how their day-to-day lives were subjected to profound... more...

  • Running for Freedomby Steven F. Lawson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95

    Running for Freedom, Fourth Edition, updates historian Steven Lawson’s classic volume detailing the history of African-American civil rights and black politics from the beginning of World War II to the present day. Offers comprehensive coverage of the African-American struggle for civil rights in the U.S. from 1941 to 2014 Integrates events... more...

  • About Faceby Dorinne Kondo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    From the runways of Paris to the casting controversies over B Miss Saigon , from a local demonstration at the Claremont Colleges in California to the gender-blending of B M. Butterfly , B About Face examines representations of Asia and their reverberations in both Asia and Asian American lives. Japanese high fashion and Asian American theater become... more...

  • African & Americanby Marilyn Halter; Violet Showers Johnson

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50

    African & American tells the story of the much overlooked experience of first and second generation West African immigrants and refugees in the United States during the last forty years. Interrogating the complex role of post-colonialism in the recent history of black America, Marilyn Halter and Violet Showers Johnson highlight the intricate patterns... more...

  • Beyond Hateby C. Richard King; David J. Leonard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 39.95

    Drawing on a range of new media sources, including websites, chat rooms, blogs and forums, this book explores the concerns expressed by advocates of white power, with regard to racial hierarchy and social order, the crisis of traditional American values, the perpetuation of liberal, feminist, elitist ideas, the degradation of the family and the fetishization... more...

  • The Age of Garveyby Adam Ewing

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey (1887?1940) organized the Universal Negro Improvement Association in Harlem in 1917. By the early 1920s, his program of African liberation and racial uplift had attracted millions of supporters, both in the United States and abroad. The Age of Garvey presents an expansive global history of the movement that came to... more...

  • Race and Hegemonic Struggle in the United Statesby Michael G. Lacy; Mary E. Triece; Kristen Hoerl; Linda Horwitz; Casey Ryan Kelly; Brittany Lewis; Catherine H. Palczewski; Anna M. Young

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2014; US$ 79.99

    Race and Hegemonic Struggle in the United States: Pop Culture, Politics, and Protest is a collection of essays that draws on concepts developed by Antonio Gramsci to examine the imagining of race in popular culture productions, political discourses, and resistance rhetoric. more...

  • History of Latinos: Exploring Diverse Rootsby Pablo Mitchell

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 58.00

    The first text of its kind to trace the combined history of Latino groups in the United States from 1500 to the present day. more...