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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
by Isabel Wilkerson
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The Warmth of Other Suns is a fascinating epic narrative of the Great Migration by the brilliant and beautiful Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson.... (read more)

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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
by Isabel Wilkerson
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The Warmth of Other Suns is a fascinating epic narrative of the Great Migration by the brilliant and beautiful Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson.... (read more)

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Fire Next Time (63 Edition)
Fire Next Time (63 Edition)
by James Baldwin
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The Modern Library has played a significant role in American cultural life for the better part of a century. The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer. It... (read more)

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The Road to Wigan Pier
The Road to Wigan Pier
by George Orwell
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In the 1930s Orwell was sent by a socialist book club to investigate the appalling mass unemployment in the industrial north of England. He went beyond his assignment to investigate the employed as well-”to see the most typical section of the... (read more)

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Racing to Justice: Transforming Our Conceptions of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society
Racing to Justice: Transforming Our Conceptions of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society
by John A. Powell
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Renowned social justice advocate john a. powell persuasively argues that we have not achieved a post-racial society and that there is much work to do to redeem the American promise of inclusive democracy. Culled from a decade of writing about social... (read more)

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Global Talent: Skilled Labor as Social Capital in Korea (Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asi)
Global Talent: Skilled Labor as Social Capital in Korea (Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asi)
by Gi-wook Shin
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Global Talent seeks to examine the utility of skilled foreigners beyond their human capital value by focusing on their social capital potential, especially their role as transnational bridges between host and home countries. Gi-Wook Shin and Joon Nak... (read more)

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Whiteness of a Different Color : European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race (98 Edition)
Whiteness of a Different Color : European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race (98 Edition)
by Matthew Frye Jacobson
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Co-Winner, 1999 Ralph J. Bunche Award, American Political Science... (read more)

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Global Talent: Skilled Labor as Social Capital in Korea (Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asi)
Global Talent: Skilled Labor as Social Capital in Korea (Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asi)
by Gi-wook Shin
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Global Talent seeks to examine the utility of skilled foreigners beyond their human capital value by focusing on their social capital potential, especially their role as transnational bridges between host and home countries. Gi-Wook Shin and Joon Nak... (read more)

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Dear White America (12 Edition)
Dear White America (12 Edition)
by Tim J. Wise
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"Sparing neither family nor self . . . he considers how the deck has always been stacked in his and other white people's favor. . . . His candor is invigorating."—Publishers Weekly "One of the most brilliant, articulate and courageous critics of... (read more)

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Where We Stand : Class Matters (00 Edition)
Where We Stand : Class Matters (00 Edition)
by bell hooks
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Drawing on both her roots in Kentucky and her adventures with Manhattan Coop boards, Where We Stand is a successful black woman's reflection--personal, straight forward, and rigorously honest--on how our dilemmas of class and race are intertwined, and... (read more)

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Dream Chasers: Immigration and the American Backlash
Dream Chasers: Immigration and the American Backlash
by John Tirman
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Illegal immigration continues to roil American politics. The right-wing media stir up panic over "anchor babies," job stealing, welfare dependence, bilingualism, al-Qaeda terrorists disguised as Latinos, even a conspiracy by Latinos to "retake" the... (read more)

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Dreamers: An Immigrant Generation's Fight for Their American Dream
Dreamers: An Immigrant Generation's Fight for Their American Dream
by Eileen Truax
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Originally from Mexico, Eileen Truax is a journalist and a migrant currently living in Los Angeles. She writes a column for Huffington Post’s Voices blog, “Si muero lejos de ti” (If I die far from you), and speaks at colleges and... (read more)

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Death of Josseline (10 Edition)
Death of Josseline (10 Edition)
by Margaret Regan
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Dispatches from Arizona—the front line of a massive human migration—including the voices of migrants, Border Patrol, ranchers, activists, and others   With a sweeping perspective and vivid on-the-ground reportage, Margaret Regan tells... (read more)

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Guarding the Golden Door: American Immigration Policy and Immigrants Since 1882
Guarding the Golden Door: American Immigration Policy and Immigrants Since 1882
by Roger Daniels
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"Arguably the most useful for general readers. Clearly written, reasonably lean and on the whole, balanced in its assessments, it is an excellent primer." --Los Angeles Times The federal government's efforts to pick and choose among the multitude of... (read more)

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Detained and Deported: Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire
Detained and Deported: Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire
by Margaret Regan
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Margaret Regan (Tucson, AZ) is arts editor and writer for the Tucson Weekly and the author of The Death of Josseline: Immigration Stories from the Arizona Borderlands (Beacon Press, 2010), a 2010 Southwest Book of the Year and a Common... (read more)

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The Devil's Highway: A True Story
The Devil's Highway: A True Story
by Luis Alberto Urrea
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"In May 2001, a group of men attempted to cross the border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, a place called the Devil's Highway. Fathers and sons, brothers and strangers, entered a desert so harsh and... (read more)

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Coming to America (Second Edition): A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life
Coming to America (Second Edition): A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life
by Roger Daniels
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With a timely new chapter on immigration in the current age of globalization, a new Preface, and new appendixes with the most recent statistics, this revised edition is an engrossing study of immigration to the United States from the colonial era to the... (read more)

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Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society
Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society
by Leo R. Chavez
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One of the few case studies of undocumented immigrants available, this insightful anthropological analysis humanizes a group of people too often reduced to statistics and stereotypes. The hardships of Hispanic migration are conveyed in the immigrants... (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 Cosmic Race / La Raza Cosmica (Race the Americas)
The Cosmic Race / La Raza Cosmica (Race the Americas)
by Jose Vasconcelos
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The days of the pure whites, the victors of today, are as numbered as were the days of their predecessors. Having fulfilled their destiny of mechanizing the world, they themselves have set, without knowing it, the basis for the new period: The period of... (read more)

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