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  • Cajas de cartónby Francisco Jiménez

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2002; US$ 6.34

    “‘La frontera’ . . . la escuché por primera vez a fines de los años 40, cuando Papá y Mamá nos dijeron a mí y a Roberto, mi hermano mayor, que algún día íbamos a hacer el norte, cruzar la frontera, entrar a California y dejar atrás para siempre nuestro pobreza”. Así comienza este honesto y potente cuento sobre el viaje de una familia a los campos de... more...

  • Newtonian Nonlinear Dynamics for Complex Linear and Optimization Problemsby Luis Vázquez; Salvador Jimenez

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 115.49

    This book takes in some of the latest mathematical applications derived from Newtonian law. It explains the mechanical method for determining matrix singularity or non-independence of dimension and complexity, and includes new approaches to standard problems. more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Filmsby Salvador Jimenez Murguía

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 95.00

    The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films covers virtually every horror film made in Japan from the past century to date. In addition to entries on productions, both major and modest, this encyclopedia also includes entries for notable directors, producers, and actors. Each film entry includes comprehensive details, situates the film in the context... more...

  • Food as a Mechanism of Control and Resistance in Jails and Prisonsby Salvador Jimenez Murguía

    Lexington Books 2018; US$ 80.50

    This book explores the topic of food and foodways within American jails and prisons. It focuses on food as a political item in the service of control when executed by jail and prison personnel, as well as a mechanism of resistance on the part of the prisoners themselves. more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Racism in American Filmsby Salvador Jimenez Murguía

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2018; US$ 118.50

    This volume takes up the topic of racism in American film from its early days of film production to the present. Covering over 300 entries that include films, producers, directors, actors, genres, and critical interpretations, this book is the first of its kind. more...

  • Epic Failsby Salvador Jimenez Murguía

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2018; US$ 36.00

    This book surveys some of the most iconic failures in American popular culture, from fashion flops to marketing mess-ups, shedding light on the inherent, often comic strain in American life between success and failure. In this engaging volume, the author explains how these came about and why they failed to catch on with the public. more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Filmsby Salvador Jimenez Murguía; Alex Pinar

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2018; US$ 118.50

    This volume highlighting the movies that were produced after the Franco’s death in 1976—a new era in which creative expression emerged from the censorship imposed by an autocratic dictator. The titles included herein represent a national cinema to reflect a public sentiment about a society in the wake of systematic artistic suppression. more...

  • ¿Se Habla Dinero?by Lynn Jimenez

    Wiley 2008; US$ 20.99

    A bilingual guide to the basics of financial success. Getting ahead financially in the United States is a difficult task, and it is even more daunting for someone who comes from a different culture. That’s why author Lynn Jimenez has created ¿Se Habla Dinero?: The Everyday Guide to Financial Success. This book offers information needed for financial... more...

  • Replenished Ethnicityby Tomas Jimenez

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Unlike the wave of immigration that came through Ellis Island and then subsided, immigration to the United States from Mexico has been virtually uninterrupted for one hundred years. In this vividly detailed book, Tomás R. Jiménez takes us into the lives of later-generation descendents of Mexican immigrants, asking for the first time how this constant... more...

  • Crash Course in Serving Spanish-Speakersby Salvador Avila

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 42.00

    This introduction will help plan for attracting this rapidly growing Spanish-speaking population into the library and library services, a major challenge to librarians in small public libraries who have no Spanish-speaking staff. Providing services to Spanish speakers is both an honor and a challenge. Before public institutions venture into reaching... more...