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A World Ignited: How Apostles of Ethnic, Religious, and Racial Hatred Torch the Globe
A World Ignited: How Apostles of Ethnic, Religious, and Racial Hatred Torch the Globe
by Martin Tolchin
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A World Ignited is about the surge of anger that has swept the world in the last decade, its myriad causes, its toll in lives and human misery. This anger is amplified by modern, especially television and the Internet, and made more lethal by modern... (read more)

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Crossing Boundaries the Exclusion & Incl
Crossing Boundaries the Exclusion & Incl
by Larry Eugene Jones
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"Crossing Boundaries" -- these two words serve not only as the leitmotiv around which the following collection of essays has been organized but also as a metaphor for the life and career of the person who inspired their composition: Georg G. Iggers... (read more)

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Race Manners for the 21ST Century : Navigating the Minefield Between Black and White Americans in an Age of Fear (07 Edition)
Race Manners for the 21ST Century : Navigating the Minefield Between Black and White Americans in an Age of Fear (07 Edition)
by Bruce A. Jacobs
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Talking about race relations is never easy. Bruce A. Jacobs has written a book that shows us how we can begin--not with lofty abstractions or policy arguments, but with practicality and directness. Completely revised and updated, this is a candid... (read more)

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Understanding White Privilege: Creating Pathways to Authentic Relationships Across Race (Teaching/Learning for Social Justice)
Understanding White Privilege: Creating Pathways to Authentic Relationships Across Race (Teaching/Learning for Social Justice)
by Frances E Kendall
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Frances Kendall here invites readers to consider how race can frame our experiences, relationships and the way in which we see the world, and offers suggestions for how differences of opportunity can be overcome. Focusing on racial privilege, the book... (read more)

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Showing My Color Impolite Essays on Race & Identity
Showing My Color Impolite Essays on Race & Identity
by Clarence Page
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The Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist for the Chicago Tribune presents a series of essays examining the central questions of race, gender, and ethnic identity that have emerged since the civil rights reforms of the mid-1960s. The essays address such... (read more)

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Arena of Racism
Arena of Racism
by Michel Wieviorka
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In this vital addition to the sociological literature on racism, Michel Wieviorka presents a detailed and revisionary analysis of the vocabulary of racism (prejudice, discrimination, segregation and violence), arguing that racism is not reducible to... (read more)

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How I Learned English: 55 Accomplished Latinos Recall Lessons in Language and Life
How I Learned English: 55 Accomplished Latinos Recall Lessons in Language and Life
by Tom Miller
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In this eloquent, inspiring collection, nearly 60 accomplished Latinos contribute fascinating, revealing, and often touching essays on the very personal process each went through to master the quirks and challenges of the English language.... (read more)

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Life Al Dente: Laughter and Love in an Italian-American Family
Life Al Dente: Laughter and Love in an Italian-American Family
by Gina Cascone
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With the irreverence, gutsy spirit, and warmhearted hilarity that made Pagan Babies a classic, here is the Italian-American experience served up by... (read more)

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The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent
The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent
by Vivek Wadhwa
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A 2012 ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR Many of the United States most innovative entrepreneurs have been immigrants, from Andrew Carnegie, Alexander Graham Bell, and Charles Pfizer to Sergey Brin, Vinod Khosla, and Elon Musk. Nearly half of Fortune 500... (read more)

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Becoming New Yorkers: Ethnographies of the New Second Generation
Becoming New Yorkers: Ethnographies of the New Second Generation
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Almost two-thirds of New Yorkers under the age of 18 are the children of immigrants. This second generation shares with previous waves of immigrant youth the experience of attempting to reconcile their cultural heritage with American society. In... (read more)

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Poles in the Central and Western States (History of the Poles in America to 1908)
Poles in the Central and Western States (History of the Poles in America to 1908)
by Waclaw Kruszka
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This fourth and final volume of Kruszka's history includes an extensive index to the entire series.... (read more)

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The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire: A Tejano Elegy
The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire: A Tejano Elegy
by John Phillip Santos
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"Wonderful...a book that connects us to the global story of ourselves." -Sandra Cisneros In this beautifully written, highly original work, John Phillip Santos- the author of Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation-creates a virtuosic meditation... (read more)

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Race in North America: Origins and Evolution of a Worldview
Race in North America: Origins and Evolution of a Worldview
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Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)
Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)
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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Lost Land : the Chicano Image of the Southwest (84 Edition)
Lost Land : the Chicano Image of the Southwest (84 Edition)
by John R. Chavez
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A fascinating intellectual history of Hispano self-perception, this book traces the changes in Hispano views of the Southwest from earliest times to the present, particularly since the 1848 signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.... (read more)

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Latinos: A Biography of the People
Latinos: A Biography of the People
by Earl Shorris
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They are sometimes called the people who died twice, once at the hands of the Spaniards and their brutal process of civilization, then at the hands of Anglos, practicing a subtler exploitation. They are Latinos, the fastest-growing minority in the United... (read more)

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Ethnicity and Entrepreneurship: The New Chinese Immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area (Part of the New Immigrants Series) (New Immigrants)
Ethnicity and Entrepreneurship: The New Chinese Immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area (Part of the New Immigrants Series) (New Immigrants)
by Bernard Wong
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A massive wave of immigration is currently sweeping across the US How do new immigrants assimilate, specifically the Chinese in San Francisco? KEY TOPICS: Taking an "actor-oriented" approach which portrays the new Chinese immigrants as problem-solvers... (read more)

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Booking Passage: We Irish and Americans
Booking Passage: We Irish and Americans
by Thomas Lynch
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Part memoir, part cultural study, Booking Passageis a brilliant, often comedic guidebook for those 'fellow travelers, fellow pilgrims' making their way through the complexities of their own lives and times.... (read more)

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Latehomecomer: a Hmong Family Memoir (08 Edition)
Latehomecomer: a Hmong Family Memoir (08 Edition)
by Kao Kalia Yang
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In search of a place to call home, thousands of Hmong families made the journey from the war-torn jungles of Laos to the overcrowded refugee camps of Thailand and onward to America. But lacking a written language of their own, the Hmong experience has... (read more)

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Irish Pride: 101 Reasons to Be Proud You're Irish
Irish Pride: 101 Reasons to Be Proud You're Irish
by Sonja Massie
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Sonja Massie is a professional novelist, playwright, and non-fiction writer. She is author of the best-selling novelization of the film Far and Away and the Irish historical novels Dream Carver and Carousel. Ms. Massie, who has traveled extensively... (read more)

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