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- TwoDot 2016; US$ 13.99
A fascinating collection of thirty-two compelling stories about events that shaped the Mount Rushmore State, It Happened in South Dakota describes everything from Lewis and Clark raising an American flag on the Missouri to the continuing creation of a monument to Crazy Horse. more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2016; US$ 15.99
Georgia Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience??if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, Georgia Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Georgia... more...
- Encounter Books 2016; US$ 17.99
Victor Davis Hanson locates the cause of our immigration quagmire in the opportunistic coalition that stymies immigration reform and, even worse, stifles any honest discussion of the present crisis. Conservative corporations, contractors and agribusiness demand cheap wage labor from Mexico, whatever the social consequences. Meanwhile, progressive?... more...
- Temple University Press 2016; US$ 27.95
The Illegal Immigration Relief Act (IIRA), passed in the small Rustbelt city of Hazleton, Pennsylvania in 2006, was a local ordinance that laid out penalties for renting to or hiring undocumented immigrants and declared English the city?s official language. The notorious IIRA gained national prominence and kicked off a parade of local and state-level... more...
- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.99
Is race only about the color of your skin? In The Latinos of Asia , Anthony Christian Ocampo shows that what "color" you are depends largely on your social context. Filipino Americans, for example, helped establish the Asian American movement and are classified by the U.S. Census as Asian. But the legacy of Spanish colonialism in the Philippines... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2016; US$ 27.95
The island of Hispaniola is split by a border that divides the Dominican Republic and Haiti. This border has been historically contested and largely porous. Dividing Hispaniola is a study of Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo?s scheme, during the mid-twentieth century, to create and reinforce a buffer zone on this border through the establishment... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 59.95
In this deeply researched and multifaceted study, Marco G. Meniketti demonstrates how the landscape of the small Caribbean island of Nevis preserves and reveals artifacts and evidence of the highly complex and interrelated seventeenth- to nineteenth-century ?Atlantic Economy,? comprising early capitalist sugar production, the African slave trade,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 54.95
Fighting Monsters in the Abyss offers a deeply insightful analysis of the efforts by the second administration of Colombian President Á lvaro Uribe Vé lez (2006? 2010) to resolve a decades-long Marxist insurgency in one of Latin America? s most important nations. Continuing work from his prior books about earlier Colombian presidents and yet written... more...