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American Crossroads #8: Japanese American Celebration & Conflict: History of Ethnic
American Crossroads #8: Japanese American Celebration & Conflict: History of Ethnic
by Lon Kurashige
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Do racial minorities in the United States assimilate to American values and institutions, or do they retain ethnic ties and cultures? In exploring the Japanese American experience, Lon Kurashige recasts this tangled debate by examining what assimilation... (read more)

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Chinese America (05 Edition)
Chinese America (05 Edition)
by Kwong
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A magisterial history of the Chinese experience in America, hailed by Howard Zinn as "a wonderful book" that "fills an enormous gap in our history." Described by the Washington Post Book World upon its initial release as "shocking, depressing but... (read more)

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Who Are We-And Should It Matter in the 21st Century?
Who Are We-And Should It Matter in the 21st Century?
by Gary Younge
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From those who insist that Barack Obama is Muslim to the European legislators who go to extraordinary lengths to ban items of clothing worn by a tiny percentage of their populations, Gary Younge shows, in this fascinating, witty, and provocative... (read more)

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Family Sentence: The Search for My Cuban-Revolutionary, Prison-Yard, Mythic-Hero, Deadbeat Dad
Family Sentence: The Search for My Cuban-Revolutionary, Prison-Yard, Mythic-Hero, Deadbeat Dad
by Jeanine Cornillot
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“Adds to the ever-growing jigsaw puzzle that is the Cuban-American experience . . . with verve and charm.”  —Oscar Hijuelos, author of The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love “¡Finalemente! As incisive as she is lyrical, funny... (read more)

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The Columbia Guide to Asian American History
The Columbia Guide to Asian American History
by Gary Okihiro
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Offering a rich and insightful road map of Asian American history as it has evolved over more than 200 years, this book marks the first systematic attempt to take stock of this field of study.... (read more)

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Barrios and Borderlands: Cultures of Latinos and Latinas in the United States
Barrios and Borderlands: Cultures of Latinos and Latinas in the United States
by Denis Lynn Heyck
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Barrios and Borderlands paints a portrait of the complex and fascinating mixture of Latino cultures in the United States today. This unique anthology embraces a broad range of genres, disciplines and ethnicities. It highlights the diversity of Latino... (read more)

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Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America After 9/11
Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America After 9/11
by Geneive Abdo
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Islam is Americas fastest growing religion, with more than six million Muslims in the United States, all living in the shadow of 9/11. Who are our Muslim neighbors? What are their beliefs and desires? How are they coping with life under the War on Terror?... (read more)

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Wop! : Documentary History of Anti-italian Discrimination (99 Edition)
Wop! : Documentary History of Anti-italian Discrimination (99 Edition)
by Salvatore J. Lagumina
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Nonfiction. Italian American Studies. Italians have been subject to some of the most blatant, brutal, and course forms of discrimination to affect any people. This volume investigates anti-Italian discrimination in the USA.... (read more)

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Postwar Immigrant America: A Social History (Bedford Series in History & Culture)
Postwar Immigrant America: A Social History (Bedford Series in History & Culture)
by Reed Ueda
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In his global perspective and analytic treatment, Reed Ueda goes beyond a narrative historical account of twentieth-century American immigration to focus on the global and international forces that prompted the large-scale uprooting and transplanting of... (read more)

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Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo
Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo
by Oscar Zeta Acosta
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Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano layer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo," a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan... (read more)

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Seeing Color: Indigenous Peoples and Racialized Ethnic Minorities in Oregon
Seeing Color: Indigenous Peoples and Racialized Ethnic Minorities in Oregon
by Jun Xing
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This rich volume presents 13 chapters on various aspects of the experience of people of color in the state of Oregon. Some chapters are devoted to larger issues, such as demographics and the prison system, and others describe the experiences of... (read more)

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Wounds That Will Not Heal: Affirmative Action and Our Continuing Racial Divide
Wounds That Will Not Heal: Affirmative Action and Our Continuing Racial Divide
by Russell K Nieli
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Racial preference policies first came on the national scene as a response to black poverty and alienation in America as dramatically revealed in the destructive urban riots of the late 1960s. From the start, however, preference policies were... (read more)

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Reflections of a Culture Broker: A View from the Smithsonian
Reflections of a Culture Broker: A View from the Smithsonian
by Richard Kurin
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Is culture brokered like stocks, real estate, or marriage? In this engaging book, Richard Kurin shows that cultures are also mediated and indeed brokered by countries, organizations, communities, and individuals -- all with their own vision of the truth... (read more)

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Politics of Fieldwork (99 Edition)
Politics of Fieldwork (99 Edition)
by Lane Ryo Hirabayashi
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During World War II, over thirty American anthropologists participated in empirical and applied research on more than 110,000 Japanese Americans subjected to mass removal and incarceration by the federal government. While that experience has been widely... (read more)

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Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots
Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots
by Josephine M T Khu
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This anthology of autobiographical essays reveals the human side of the Chinese diaspora. Written by ethnic Chinese who were born or raised outside of China, these moving pieces, full of the poignant details of everyday life, describe the experience of... (read more)

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Atlas of Asian American History
Atlas of Asian American History
by Monique Avakian
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The Atlas of Asian-American History offers an in-depth look at the political and social history of this diverse ethnic group. Featuring detailed maps and authoritative... (read more)

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Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teenagers
Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teenagers
by Marina Budhos
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Fourteen memorable portraits of the newest Americans reveal both the special challenges they face and how America itself is changing. The author's own immigrant family background gives her book the warm, intimate tone of a memoir.... (read more)

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East to America: Korean American Life Stories
East to America: Korean American Life Stories
by Elaine Kim
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In more than 30 powerful, candid interviews, individuals from New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Los Angeles render a portrait of the Korean-American community grappling with racial tensions, class and gender differences, and differing notions of... (read more)

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The Second Generation: Ethnic Identity Among Asian Americans: Ethnic Identity Among Asian Americans (Critical Perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans)
The Second Generation: Ethnic Identity Among Asian Americans: Ethnic Identity Among Asian Americans (Critical Perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans)
by Pyong Gap Min
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Min provides a critical overview of Asian American identity issues among second generation ethnic Asians. From the social constructionist perspective, the book is an anthology of empirical studies of Asian Americans' ethnic or pan-ethnic identities... (read more)

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Misplaced Objects: Migrating Collections and Recollections in Europe and the Americas
Misplaced Objects: Migrating Collections and Recollections in Europe and the Americas
by Silvia Spitta
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When things move, things change. Starting from this deceptively simple premise, Silvia Spitta opens a fascinating window onto the profound displacements and transformations that have occurred over the six centuries since material objects and human... (read more)

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