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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 ...

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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 ...

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A History of the American Worker

by Morris, Richard B.

<p>Offering the six historical essays from the out-of-print Bicentennial volume originally published by the U.S. Department of Labor, this book tells the richly dramatic and rewarding story of the working men and women who built the nation, from

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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 ...

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Adaptive Responses of Native Amazonians

by Hames, Raymond B.

Adaptive Responses of Native Amazonians ...

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Adolescence: The Transitional Years

by Hopkins, J. Roy

Adolescence: The Transitional Years presents the intricate physical, emotional, and behavioral changes that occur during the years between childhood and adulthood. This book provides psychological studies of adolescence and the methods used to ...

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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

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">African Independence </span><span>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

ISBN: 9781442216433

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Aging and Milieu: Environmental Perspectives on Growing Old

by Rowles, Graham D.

Aging and Milieu: Environmental Perspectives on Growing Old is a collection of essays that presents insight into the area of aging-environment research. <br>The book focuses primarily on the physical, phenomenological, cultural, social, and ...

ISBN: 9781483271309

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Alley-Oop to Aliyah

African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land

by David A. Goldstein

<p>Every season, dozens of African American basketball players pack up their sneakers to play and live in Israel. They eat Israeli food, navigate Israeli hustle and bustle, experience cultural and religious customs in the world’s only Jewish ...

ISBN: 9781510724815

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America's Working Man

Work, Home, and Politics Among Blue Collar Property Owners

by David Halle

<p>Over a period of six years, at factory and warehouse, at the tavern across the road, in their homes and union meetings, on fishing trips and social outings, David Halle talked and listened to workers of an automated chemical plant in New ...

ISBN: 9780226229362

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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 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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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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Capricious Borders: Minority, Population, and Counter-Conduct Between Greece and Turkey

by Demetriou, Olga

<p> Borders of states, borders of citizenship, borders of exclusion. As the lines drawn on international treaty maps become ditches in the ground and roaming barriers in the air, a complex state apparatus is set up to regulate the lives of ...

ISBN: 9780857458995

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