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50 Events that Shaped Latino History: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic [2 volumes]

by Lilia Fernández

<p>What are the historical events most key to shaping Latino culture? This book provides detailed and broad coverage of the 50 most pivotal developments across more than 500 years' time that have shaped the Latino experience, offering primary ...

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A Century of Transnationalism

Immigrants and Their Homeland Connections

by Nancy L. Green & Roger Waldinger

<div>This collection of articles by sociologically minded historians and historically minded sociologists highlights both the long-term persistence and the continuing instability of home country connections. Encompassing societies of origin and ...

ISBN: 9780252098864

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A Demographic Uniqueness of Kangra

The Ghrits

by D K Chaudhary

<p>The Ghrits inhabiting the Kangra Valley is a demographic uniqueness of the Kangra hills. An ICS officer in 1848 described the Ghrits (Ghirath) physiognomy as peculiar to the Kangra hills. Throughout the country this caste is found only in ...

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A Different Hunger: Writings on Black Resistance

by Sivanandan, A.

A collection of Sivanandan's work charting the history of post war black struggles against British racism ...

ISBN: 9781783718764

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A House of Prayer for All People

Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church

by David K. Seitz

<p>Perhaps an unlikely subject for an ethnographic case study, the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto in Canada is a large predominantly LGBT church with a robust, and at times fraught, history of advocacy. While the church is often ...

ISBN: 9781452955582

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Adolescence, Girlhood, and Media Migration

US Teens' Use of Social Media to Negotiate Offline Struggles

by Aimee Rickman

<p><em>Adolescence, Girlhood, and Media Migration: US Teens' Use of Social Media to Negotiate Offline Struggles</em> considers teens’ social media use as a lens through which to more clearly see American adolescence, girlhood, and marginality in

ISBN: 9781498553933

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Adoptionland: From Orphans to Activists

by Janine Myung Ja

<p data-version="1.1">Ever wondered what it’s like to be adopted? This anthology begins with personal accounts and then shifts to a bird’s eye view on adoption from domestic, intercountry and transracial adoptees who are now adoptee rights ...

ISBN: 9781501487965

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African Independence

How Africa Shapes the World

by Tukufu Zuberi, PBS's History Detectives and Professor

<p><em>African Independence</em> highlights the important role Africa has played in recent history and the significant role it will continue to play in the future of America and the globe. In a world where much of the power and wealth remains ...

ISBN: 9781442216433

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Alley-Oop to Aliyah

African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land

by David A. Goldstein

<p>• The first book to provide an in-depth exploration and analysis of the experiences of African American basketball players in Israel. • Israel has a very competitive basketball league and its flagship team, Maccabi Tel Aviv, once defeated the

ISBN: 9781510724815

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American Latvians

Politics of a Refugee Community

by Ieva Zake

<p>This book analyzes the political experience of a small and unique American ethnic group-American Latvians. This community was constituted by post-World War II political refugees, who fled Communism and arrived in the United States seeking ...

ISBN: 9781351532563

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Anti-Arab Racism in the USA

Where It Comes From and What It Means For Politics Today

by Steven Salaita

Awarded a 2007 Myers Outstanding Book Award.<br /><br />"A sobering analysis of anti-Arab racism, from neo-conservative to liberal, rooted in America's settler colonial past and seeping into every corner of our lives. Steven Salaita takes the ...

ISBN: 9781783715954

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Anti-Arab Racism in the USA: Where It Comes From and What It Means For Politics Today

by Salaita, Steven

A subtle account of anti-Arab racism in today's America and its place in supposedly 'liberal' communities, especially since 9/11. ...

ISBN: 9781849643191

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Apartheid Vertigo

The Rise in Discrimination Against Africans in South Africa

by David M. Matsinhe

<p>Apartheid vertigo, the dizzying sensation following prolonged oppression and delusions of skin colour, is the focus of this book. For centuries, the colour-code shaped state and national ideals, created social and emotional distances between ...

ISBN: 9781317180210

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Army Life in a Black Regiment

by Thomas Wentworth Higginson

<span><span>Thomas Wentworth Higginson was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during the 1840s and 1850s, identifying himself with disunion and militant ...

ISBN: 9781515416791

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Asians and the New Multiculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand

by Gautam Ghosh & Jacqueline Leckie

<DIV><I>Asians and the New Multiculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand</I> presents thought-provoking new research on New Zealand's fastest-growing demographic: the geographically, nationally, and historically diverse Asian communities. This ...

ISBN: 9780947522315

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Assault on Mexican American Collective Memory, 2010–2015

Swimming with Sharks

by Rodolfo F. Acuña, Professor Emeritus

<p>This book uses a micro-narrative structure to explore the assault on the collective memory of Mexican Americans in the Southwest United States from 2010–2016. These communities’ survival depends on their histories and identities, which are ...

ISBN: 9781498548243

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Between Water and Fire

Aspects in the History of the Parathavar Community (Collected Articles)

by Vinod Vincent Rajesh

<p>Consciousness about self-identity and history is an offshoot of colonial rule. Governments in independent India that largely inherited the economic and political structure of the colonial rule fueled this consciousness by adopting the policy ...

ISBN: 9781948372466

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Borders and Debordering

Topologies, Praxes, Hospitableness

by Edward S. Casey, Mary Watkins, Klaus-Gerd Giesen & others

<p>Borders / Debordering: Topologies, Praxes, Hospitableness engages from interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives some of the most important issues of the present, which lay at the intersection of physical, epistemological, spiritual, ...

ISBN: 9781498571319

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Break Those Chains at Last

African Americans 1860-1880

by Noralee Frankel

<p>&quot;We thought we'd break those chains at last,&quot; sang the slaves, hoping such spirituals would sustain them until the Confederacy surrendered and slavery was gone forever. During the Civil War, blacks served in the Union army and navy ...

ISBN: 9780190282295

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Brown Threat

Identification in the Security State

by Kumarini Silva

<DIV><P>What is “brown” in—and beyond—the context of American identity politics? How has the concept changed since 9/11? In the most sustained examination of these questions to date, Kumarini Silva argues that “brown” is no longer conceived of ...

ISBN: 9781452952550

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