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Europe in the High Middle Ages (Penguin History of Europe)
Europe in the High Middle Ages (Penguin History of Europe)
by William Ches Jordan
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A new understanding of one of the most decisive eras in European history, captured in extraordinary detail by a renowned scholar and#160; The latest addition to the landmark Penguin History of Europe series is a fascinating study of the sixteenth and... (read more)

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Provincializing Europe : Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (2ND 08 Edition)
Provincializing Europe : Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (2ND 08 Edition)
by Dipesh Chakrabarty
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First published in 2000, Dipesh Chakrabarty's influential Provincializing Europe addresses the mythical figure of Europe that is often taken to be the original site of modernity in many histories of capitalist transition in non-Western countries. This... (read more)

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My Indian Boyhood ((Rev)06 Edition)
My Indian Boyhood ((Rev)06 Edition)
by Luther Standing Bear
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Classic memoir of life, experience, and education of a Lakota child in the late 1800s.... (read more)

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Black Elk Speaks
Black Elk Speaks
by John Neihardt
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Black Elk Speaks, the story of the Oglala Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863and#8211;1950) and his people during momentous twilight years of the nineteenth century, offers readers much more than a precious glimpse of a vanished time... (read more)

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Notes of a Native Son
Notes of a Native Son
by James Baldwin
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These brilliant essays, which ultimately form a profound meditation on what it means to be "native" to this complex and brutal country we call America, were originally published in the 1940s and 1950s. Sadly, it came as no surprise to me how timely and... (read more)

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (Penguin American Library)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (Penguin American Library)
by Frederick Douglass
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An updated edition of a classic African American autobiography, with new supplementary materials The preeminent American slave narrative first published in 1845, Frederick Douglasss Narrative powerfully details the life of the abolitionist from his birth... (read more)

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Black Hawk: An Autobiography (Prairie State Books)
Black Hawk: An Autobiography (Prairie State Books)
by Donald Jackson
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 This story is told in the words of a tragic figure in American history - a hook-nosed, hollow-cheeked old Sauk warrior who lived under four flags while the Mississippi Valley was being wrested from his people.The author is Black Hawk himself... (read more)

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Understanding Racial and Ethnic Relations (3RD 08 - Old Edition)
Understanding Racial and Ethnic Relations (3RD 08 - Old Edition)
by Vincent N. Parrillo
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A brief, economical introduction to the core theories, concepts, and issues for students studying race and ethnic relations in the United States.... (read more)

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Two Nations : Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal (Rev 03 Edition)
Two Nations : Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal (Rev 03 Edition)
by Andrew Hacker
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Includes bibliographical references and index.... (read more)

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Experiencing Race, Class, and Gender in the United States (5TH 09 - Old Edition)
Experiencing Race, Class, and Gender in the United States (5TH 09 - Old Edition)
by Roberta Fiske-rusciano
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Through individual stories, essays, and critical analyses, this anthology introduces issues of race, class, and gender within an interdisciplinary framework. Themes of identity, power, and change are examined from many different perspectives and voices... (read more)

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Son of the Forest and Other Writings By William Apess, a Pequot (97 Edition)
Son of the Forest and Other Writings By William Apess, a Pequot (97 Edition)
by William Apess
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This book brings together the best-known works of the 19th-century Indian writer William Apess, including the first extended autobiography by a Native American. The text is drawn from ON OUR OWN GROUND, which was named a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book.... (read more)

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""Race"" Is a Four Letter Word : Genesis of the Concept (05 Edition)
""Race"" Is a Four Letter Word : Genesis of the Concept (05 Edition)
by C. Loring Brace
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A tour de force work by a leading scholar, "Race" Is a Four-Letter Word explores the history of the concept of race in America, the reasons why the concept has no biological validity, and the ways in which it grew to become accepted as an idea that... (read more)

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The Color of Politics: Race and the Mainsprings of American Politics
The Color of Politics: Race and the Mainsprings of American Politics
by Michael Goldfield
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How has race determined the course of American history? From the Revolution to the New Deal, from the Civil War to the Second World War, race has been at the center of virtually every national turning point. In a brilliant book, Michael Goldfield... (read more)

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Diversity and Society: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender
Diversity and Society: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender
by Joseph F. Healey
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The only brief text to present a unified sociological frame of reference to help students analyze minority-dominant relations Derived in part from Joseph F. Healey's bestselling Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class, this accessible 10-chapter text teaches... (read more)

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The Big Book of Jewish Humor
The Big Book of Jewish Humor
by William Novak
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A collection of Jewish humor from every source imaginable: literature, jokes, children's books, magazines, comics, newspapers and others, from Woody Allen to Israel Zangwill.... (read more)

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America in European Consciousness, 1493-1750 (95 Edition)
America in European Consciousness, 1493-1750 (95 Edition)
by Karen Ordahl (ed.) Kupperman
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The five hundredth anniversary of Columbus's first transatlantic voyage has provoked an outpouring of scholarship on how European exploration and colonization affected America. This book of eleven essays from leading scholars in the fields of... (read more)

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The Pursuit of Happyness
The Pursuit of Happyness
by Chris Gardner
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Finding Fish meets The Pact in this gripping story of Chris Gardner, a homeless father turned millionaire who refused to let his dire circumstances define himandndash;andndash;and who pulled himself up by his bootstraps to achieve the American Dream... (read more)

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The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World
The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World
by John Wesley Carlos
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Nominated for an NAACP Image Award, Outstanding Literary Work Autobiography/Biography Seen around the world, John Carlos and Tommie Smiths Black Power salute on the 1968 Olympic podium sparked controversy and career fallout. Yet their show of defiance... (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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Silk Road : Very Short Introduction (13 Edition)
Silk Road : Very Short Introduction (13 Edition)
by James A. Millward
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The phrase "silk road" evokes vivid scenes of merchants leading camel caravans across vast stretches to trade exotic goods in glittering Oriental bazaars, of pilgrims braving bandits and frozen mountain passes to spread their faith across Asia. Looking... (read more)

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