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  • Bubbling Cauldronby Michael Peter Smith; Joe R. Feagin

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 105.00 US$ 89.25

    How can race and ethnicity be understood as questions of power? How do changes among racial and ethnic groups alter conflicts about these groups’ identities and the resultant power structure shaped by these conflicts? The contributors to this important new volume take up these questions and others as they delve beneath the turbulent surface of racial... more...

  • Mutual Accommodationby Robin M. Williams

    University of Minnesota Press 1977; US$ 75.00 US$ 63.75

    Mutual Accomodation was first published in 1977. The author, who was Henry Scarborough Professor of Social Science at Cornell University, assesses the current state of ethnic and racial relations in the United States and, contrary to prevailing pessimism on the part of many other social analysts, finds that intergroup conflict has often resulted in... more...

  • A Kid's Guide to African American Historyby Nancy I. Sanders

    Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 13.99

    What do all these people have in common: the first man to die in the American Revolution, a onetime chief of the Crow Nation, the inventors of peanut butter and the portable X-ray machine, and the first person to make a wooden clock in this country? They were all great African Americans. For parents and teachers interested in fostering cultural... more...

  • The Civil Rights Movement for Kidsby Mary C. Turck

    Chicago Review Press 2000; US$ 13.99

    Surprisingly, kids were some of the key instigators in the Civil Rights Movement, like Barbara Johns, who held a rally in her elementary school gym that eventually led to the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court school desegregation decision, and six-year-old Ruby Bridges, who was the first black student to desegregate elementary schools in... more...

  • Ukranian Americansby John Radzilowski; Robert D. Johnston

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95

    Although Ukrainians have been immigrating to the US since the 1870s, it wasn't until after Ukraine gained its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 that large-scale migration occurred. This title provides an introduction to the history, culture, religion, and experiences of this immigrant group, featuring full-color photographs. more...

  • Vietnamese Americansby Liz Sonneborn; Robert D. Johnston

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95

    With the sudden end of the Vietnam War in April 1975, throngs of Vietnamese fled their country. Within months, more than 130,000 arrived in the US, determined to begin their lives anew. Offering a study of this vital segment of the American population, this title features full-color photographs, fact boxes, information on genealogy, and more. more...

  • The Civil Rights Movementby Wendy Conklin

    Teacher Created Materials 2007; US$ 8.99

    Although slavery was illegal at the beginning of the twentieth century, segregation was prevalent, especially in the South. Through many uprisings, protests, and demonstrations, segregation was finally abolished and civil rights were established for people of varying colors, races, and genders. Today, we celebrate diversity in our nation because of... more...

  • Martin Luther King Jr.by Wendy Conklin

    Teacher Created Materials 2007; US$ 8.99

    Martin Luther King Jr. grew up knowing that there needed to be a change in the way that African Americans were treated, and he held a dream from the time he was a young boy that he would help make that change happen. Unlike most of the activists in the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr. was committed to nonviolence. more...

  • Hardnekkig wantrouwenby Chris Quispel

    Amsterdam University Press 2002; US$ 35.25

    Belangrijke maatschappelijke veranderingen in de twintigste eeuw hebben de relatie tussen blanke en zwarte Amerikanen ingrijpend veranderd, maar het hardnekkige, wederzijdse wantrouwen is daarmee niet weggenomen. Ondanks de individuele successen van zwarte Amerikanen als Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jackson en Colin Powell is de emancipatie van de zwarte... more...

  • Don't Let My Mama Read Thisby Hadjii

    Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 12.95

    Meet Hadjii. He’s got a loving family, a taste for making trouble, and a wicked sense of humor. His first book, Don’t Let My Mama Read This , is a rarity—an upbeat memoir about a blessedly normal childhood written by a natural-born storyteller. In it, he offers a warm, witty look at the pleasures and pitfalls of growing up in a close-knit Southern... more...