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  • Modern Spainby Enrique López

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00

    Far from a usual reference book, Modern Spain takes the reader through the country's history, economy, and politics as well as topics that address Spain's popular culture, such as food, sports, and sexuality. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of its content, this book differs from the average typical English manuals that very rarely cover... more...

  • Workers and Workplaces in Revolutionary Chinaby Stephen Andors

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 170.00

    Workers and Workplaces in Revolutionary China collates documents detailing the conflict and politics of Chinese industrial development in the 1970s. Originally published in 1974, issues discussed in this volume include socialism, the harbour docks in china and tobacco factory workers. This title will be of interest to students of Asian studies,... more...

  • Home Life in Chinaby Isaac Taylor Headland

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    Originally published in 1914, this text describes L.T. Headland and his wife’s experience in China in the early twentieth century. With a focus on home life this study explores issues such as children, marriage and education as well as food, religion and concubinage as well as presenting anecdotes and personal stories from the families Headland interacted... more...

  • Generation in Waitingby Navtej Dhillon; Tarik Yousef

    Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 28.99

    Young people in the Middle East (1529 years old) constitute about one-third of the region's population. Growth rates for this age group trail only sub-Saharan Africa. This presents the region with an historic opportunity to build a lasting foundation for prosperity by harnessing the full potential of its young population. Yet young people in the... more...

  • Placing Latin Americaby Edward L. Jackiewicz; Fernando J. Bosco

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 45.50

    This comprehensive text offers a thematic approach to Latin America, focusing on the dynamic connections among people, places, and environments. Providing a nuanced and clear perspective, this book will be an invaluable guide for all those interested in the politics, economy, and society of a rapidly globalizing continent. more...

  • Colonial Heritage, Memory and Sustainability in Africaby Munyaradzi Mawere; R. Mubaya

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 38.00

    This book serves as a drive and medium for constructive analysis, critical thinking, and informed change in the broad area of cultural heritage studies. In Africa, how to overturn the gory effects and reverse the wholesale obnoxious and unpardonable losses suffered from the excruciating experience of colonialism in a manner that empowers the present... more...

  • Africa Reunite or Perishby Nkuzi Mhango

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 42.00

    Africa Reunite or Perish is a daring and timely book that explores the essence and nefariousness of neocolonialism in a purportedly independent Africa. The book shows how Africa spends billions of dollars in pseudo threats among African countries due to colonially-entrenched fear and war mongering. The book is emphatic on deconstruction and decolonisation... more...

  • The Jewish Phenomenon in Sub-Saharan Africaby Marla Brettschneider; Tudor Parfitt

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 179.95

    This work is an exploration of Jewishness, Judaism, Jewish texts, and the history of the Jewish people as it relates to the millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa. more...

  • Handbook on Wealth and the Super-Richby Iain Hay; Jonathan V. Beaverstock

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    Fewer than 100 people own and control more wealth than 50 per cent of the world’s population. The Handbook on Wealth and the Super-Rich is a unique examination of both the lives and lifestyles of the super-rich, as well as the processes that underpin super-wealth generation and its unequal distribution. Drawing on a multiplicity of international... more...

  • The Small-Town Midwestby Julianne Couch

    University of Iowa Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    Most people in the United States live in urban areas; still, there are nearly fifty million people living in small towns of just a few thousand people or less. Some towns are within a short drive of a metropolitan area where people can work, shop, or go to school; some are an hour or more from any sort of urban hub. In this book, Julianne Couch sets... more...