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Border Vigils: Keeping Migrants Out of the Rich World
Border Vigils: Keeping Migrants Out of the Rich World
by Jeremy Harding
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Ours is an era marked by extraordinary human migrations, with some 200 million people alive today having moved from their country of origin. The political reaction in Europe and the United States has been to raise the drawbridge: immigrant workers are... (read more)

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Vietnamerica: A Family's Journey
Vietnamerica: A Family's Journey
by G B Tran
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A superb new graphic memoir in which an inspired artist/storyteller reveals the road that brought his family to where they are today: Vietnamerica   GB Tran is a young Vietnamese American artist who grew up distant from (and largely indifferent to... (read more)

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Warrior Lessons: An Asian American Woman's Journey Into Power
Warrior Lessons: An Asian American Woman's Journey Into Power
by Phoebe Eng
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Welcome to the world of the modern Asian American woman, where the willingness to cause "trouble" -- to stir the waters, think deeply, and go against what is expected -- is the first of many steps to self-discovery and power. Now, Phoebe Eng shatters... (read more)

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From This Wicked Patch of Dust (Camino del Sol)
From This Wicked Patch of Dust (Camino del Sol)
by Sergio Troncoso
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Spanning four decades, this is a story of a family's struggle to become American and yet not be pulled apart by a maelstrom of cultural forces.... (read more)

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Enemies of the People: My Family's Journey to America
Enemies of the People: My Family's Journey to America
by Kati Marton
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ENEMIES OF THE PEOPLE IS A TOUR DE FORCE, an important work of history as it was lived, a narrative of multiple betrayals on both sides of the Cold War that ends with triumph and a new beginning in America. In this true-life thriller Kati Marton, an... (read more)

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The Irish Way: Becoming American in the Multiethnic City
The Irish Way: Becoming American in the Multiethnic City
by James R Barrett
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The newest volume in the award-winning Penguin History of American Life series, this innovative and fascinating work chronicles how a new urban American identity was forged in the streets, saloons, and churches of the nation's cities during the... (read more)

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Madam Ambassador: The Shoemaker's Daughter
Madam Ambassador: The Shoemaker's Daughter
by Mari-Luci Jaramillo
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Fiction. MADAME AMBASSADOR: THE SHOEMAKER'S DAUGHTER is the story of a life of success beyond all expectations. A child of poor immigrants dreams of a wonderful life of noble purpose and service to others and achieves it despite doubts, fears and lack of... (read more)

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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
by Anne Fadiman
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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down explores the clash between a small county hospital in California and a refugee family from Laos over the care of Lia Lee, a Hmong child diagnosed with severe epilepsy. Lias parents and her doctors both wanted what... (read more)

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American Gypsy: A Memoir
American Gypsy: A Memoir
by Oksana Marafioti
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A vivid and funny memoir about growing up Gypsy and becoming American Fifteen-year-old Oksana Marafioti is a Gypsy. This means touring with the family band from the Mongolian deserts to the Siberian tundra. It means getting your hair cut in “the... (read more)

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Roots and Reflections: South Asians in the Pacific Northwest
Roots and Reflections: South Asians in the Pacific Northwest
by Amy Pradip Bhatt
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Immigrants from South Asia first began settling in Washington and Oregon in the nineteenth century, but because of restrictions placed on Asian immigration to the United States in the early twentieth century, the vast majority have come to the region... (read more)

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Modern Migrations: Gujarati Indian Networks in New York and London
Modern Migrations: Gujarati Indian Networks in New York and London
by Maritsa Poros
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Although globalization seems like a recent phenomenon linked to migration, some groups have used social networks to migrate great distances for centuries. To gain new insights into migration today, Modern Migrations takes a closer look at the historical... (read more)

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The Wandering Gene and the Indian Princess: Race, Religion, and DNA
The Wandering Gene and the Indian Princess: Race, Religion, and DNA
by Jeff Wheelwright
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A vibrant young Hispano woman, Shonnie Medina, inherits a breast-cancer mutation known as BRCA1.185delAG. It is a genetic variant characteristic of Jews. The Medinas knew they were descended from Native Americans and Spanish Catholics, but they did not... (read more)

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Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism
Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism
by James W Loewen
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Bestselling author of andlt;I andgt;Lies My Teacher Told Meandlt;/Iandgt;, James W. Loewen, exposes the secret communities and hotbeds of racial injustice that sprung up throughout the twentieth century unnoticed, forcing us to reexamine race relations... (read more)

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Making Whiteness: The Culture of Segregation in the South, 1890-1940 (Vintage)
Making Whiteness: The Culture of Segregation in the South, 1890-1940 (Vintage)
by Grace Elizabet Hale
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In this brilliant and indispensable study of the making of segregationist culture, Grace Elizabeth Hale shows how what W. E. B. Du Bois called the "color line" came to define American identity itself: whiteness became the standard, desirable image of... (read more)

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The Irish Americans: A History
The Irish Americans: A History
by Jay P Dolan
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Dolan has written a superb history of the Irish in this country...The book explains why so many Americans who have an option to choose their own ethnic identity decide that they want to be Irish.--Andrew M. Greeley Acclaimed scholar Jay Dolan's panoramic... (read more)

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The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir
The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir
by Domingo Martinez
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Lyrical and gritty, this authentic coming-of-age story about a border-town family in Brownsville, Texas, insightfully illuminates a little-understood corner of America. Domingo Martinez lays bare his interior and exterior worlds as he... (read more)

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Race and Science: Scientific Challenges to Racism in Modern America
Race and Science: Scientific Challenges to Racism in Modern America
by Ed Farber
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During the course of American history, scientific theories have been used to legitimate racial ideas that in turn have been important in creating and interpreting the law. Race and Science collects essays from leading voices in law, history, history of... (read more)

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Asian America: Forming New Communities, Expanding Boundaries
Asian America: Forming New Communities, Expanding Boundaries
by Huping Ling
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What will the future look like? To judge from many speculative fiction films and books, from Blade Runner to Cloud Atlas, the future will be full of cities that resemble Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Shanghai, and it will be populated mainly by cold, unfeeling... (read more)

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The Deadliest Lies: The Israel Lobby and the Myth of Jewish Control
The Deadliest Lies: The Israel Lobby and the Myth of Jewish Control
by Abraham H Foxman
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This is the definitive response to the rise of a new global anti-Semitism from the head of the Anti-Defamation League. Abraham Foxman delivers a powerful blow to such ideas as "The Israel Lobby" and shows how old stereotypes have taken subtle... (read more)

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The Rice Room: Growing Up Chinese-American from Number Two Son to Rock 'n' Roll, Updated and Expanded Edition
The Rice Room: Growing Up Chinese-American from Number Two Son to Rock 'n' Roll, Updated and Expanded Edition
by University Of California Press
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Praise for the first edition: and#147;Ben Fong-Torres ran and wrote the music section of Rolling Stone and at the same time kept his other foot in the dark, secret world of San Franciscoand#8217;s Chinatown. Itand#8217;s an amazing story.and#8221;and#151;... (read more)

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