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  • Not the Triumph But the Struggle

    Not the Triumph But the Struggle
    av Amy Bass

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816639458

    "In her excellent new book, Amy Bass uses the famous 'black power' podium salute by sprinters John Carlos and Tommie Smith as the centerpiece of her expansive examination of the black athlete in America." -Boston Globe

  • Singlejack Solidarity

    Singlejack Solidarity
    av Stan Weir

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816642946

    Written throughout Stan Weir's decades as a blue-collar worker and labour educator, 'Singlejack Solidarity' offers a rare look at modern life and social relations as seen from the factory, dockside and the shop floor.

  • Singlejack Solidarity

    Singlejack Solidarity
    av Stan Weir

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816642939

    Written throughout Stan Weir's decades as a blue-collar worker and labour educator, 'Singlejack Solidarity' offers a rare look at modern life and social relations as seen from the factory, dockside and the shop floor.

  • At Home in Diaspora

    At Home in Diaspora
    av Wendy Walters

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816644926

    Although he never lived in Harlem, Chester Himes commented that he experienced “a sort of pure homesickness” while creating the Harlem-set detective novels from his self-imposed exile in Paris. Through writing, Himes constructed an imagi…

  • Heartbeat of Struggle

    Heartbeat of Struggle
    av Diane C. Fujino

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816645930

    On February 12, 1965, in the Audubon Ballroom, Yuri Kochiyama cradled Malcolm X in her arms as he died, but her role as a public servant and activist began much earlier than this pivotal public moment. Heartbeat of Struggle is the first biography of…

  • Heartbeat of Struggle

    Heartbeat of Struggle
    av Diane C. Fujino

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816645923

    On February 12, 1965, in the Audubon Ballroom, Yuri Kochiyama cradled Malcolm X in her arms as he died, but her role as a public servant and activist began much earlier than this pivotal public moment. Heartbeat of Struggle is the first biography of…

  • Ends of Empire

    Ends of Empire
    av Jodi Kim

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816655922

    Ends of Empire examines Asian American cultural production and its challenge to the dominant understanding of American imperialism, Cold War dynamics, and race and gender formation. Jodi Kim demonstrates the degree to which Asian American literature…

  • Ends of Empire

    Ends of Empire
    av Jodi Kim

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816655915

    Ends of Empire examines Asian American cultural production and its challenge to the dominant understanding of American imperialism, Cold War dynamics, and race and gender formation. Jodi Kim demonstrates the degree to which Asian American literature…

  • American Studies in a Moment of Danger

    American Studies in a Moment of Danger
    av George Lipsitz

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816639496

    What becomes of "national knowledge" in our age of globalization? If dramatic changes in technology, commerce, and social relations are undermining familiar connections between culture and place, what happens to legacies of learning that put the nat…

  • American Studies in a Moment of Danger

    American Studies in a Moment of Danger
    av George Lipsitz

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816639489

    What becomes of "national knowledge" in our age of globalization? If dramatic changes in technology, commerce, and social relations are undermining familiar connections between culture and place, what happens to legacies of learning that put the nat…

  • American Pietàs

    American Pietàs
    av Ruby C. Tapia

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816653119

    In American Pietàs, Ruby C. Tapia reveals how visual representations of racialized motherhood shape and reflect national citizenship. By means of a sustained engagement with Roland Barthes’s suturing of race, death, and the maternal in Camera…

  • American Pietàs

    American Pietàs
    av Ruby C. Tapia

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816653102

    In American Pietàs, Ruby C. Tapia reveals how visual representations of racialized motherhood shape and reflect national citizenship. By means of a sustained engagement with Roland Barthes’s suturing of race, death, and the maternal in Camera…

  • Colonizing Trick

    Colonizing Trick
    av David Kazanjian

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816642373

    An illuminating look at the concepts of race, nation, and equality in eighteenth-and nineteenth-century America, The idea that "all men are created equal" is as close to a universal tenet as exists in American history. In this hard-hitting book, Dav…

  • Colonizing Trick

    Colonizing Trick
    av David Kazanjian

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816642380

    An illuminating look at the concepts of race, nation, and equality in eighteenth-and nineteenth-century America, The idea that "all men are created equal" is as close to a universal tenet as exists in American history. In this hard-hitting book, Dav…

  • New American Studies

    New American Studies
    av John Carlos Rowe

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816635771

  • New American Studies

    New American Studies
    av John Carlos Rowe

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816635788

  • Cannibal Democracy

    Cannibal Democracy
    av Zita Nunes

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816648405

    Zita Nunes argues that the prevailing narratives of identity formation throughout the Americas share a dependence on metaphors of incorporation and, often, of cannibalism. From the position of the incorporating body, the construction of a national a…

  • Cannibal Democracy

    Cannibal Democracy
    av Zita Nunes

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816648412

    Zita Nunes argues that the prevailing narratives of identity formation throughout the Americas share a dependence on metaphors of incorporation and, often, of cannibalism. From the position of the incorporating body, the construction of a national a…

  • Mythohistorical Interventions

    Mythohistorical Interventions
    av Lee Bebout

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816670864

    Mythohistorical Interventions explores how myth and history impacted the social struggle of the Chicano movement and the postmovement years. Drawing on archival materials and political speeches as well as music and protest poetry, Lee Bebout scrutin…

  • Mythohistorical Interventions

    Mythohistorical Interventions
    av Lee Bebout

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816670871

    Mythohistorical Interventions explores how myth and history impacted the social struggle of the Chicano movement and the postmovement years. Drawing on archival materials and political speeches as well as music and protest poetry, Lee Bebout scrutin…

  • Debating the End of History

    Debating the End of History
    av David W. Noble

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816680597

    Why do modern people assume that there will be perpetual economic growth? Because, David W. Noble tells us in this provocative study of cultural criticism, such a utopian conviction is the necessary foundation for bourgeois culture. One can imagine…

  • Debating the End of History

    Debating the End of History
    av David W. Noble

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816680580

    Why do modern people assume that there will be perpetual economic growth? Because, David W. Noble tells us in this provocative study of cultural criticism, such a utopian conviction is the necessary foundation for bourgeois culture. One can imagine…

  • Chains of Babylon

    Chains of Babylon
    av Daryl J. Maeda

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816648917

    In Chains of Babylon, Daryl J. Maeda presents a cultural history of Asian American activism in the late 1960s and early 1970s, showing how the movement created the category of "Asian American" to join Asians of many ethnicities in racial solidarity.…

  • Urban Triage

    Urban Triage
    av James Kyung-Jin Lee

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641802

    Challenging both the uncritical celebration of abstract multiculturalism and its simpleminded vilification, Lee roots Urban Triage in specific instances of multiracial contact and deeply informed readings of works that have been canonized within eth…

  • Urban Triage

    Urban Triage
    av James Kyung-Jin Lee

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641819

    Challenging both the uncritical celebration of abstract multiculturalism and its simpleminded vilification, Lee roots Urban Triage in specific instances of multiracial contact and deeply informed readings of works that have been canonized within eth…

  • Peace Corps Fantasies

    Peace Corps Fantasies
    av Molly Geidel

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816692217

    To tens of thousands of volunteers in its first decade, the Peace Corps was “the toughest job you’ll ever love.” In the United States’ popular imagination to this day, it is a symbol of selfless altruism and the most successf…

  • Peace Corps Fantasies

    Peace Corps Fantasies
    av Molly Geidel

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816692224

    To tens of thousands of volunteers in its first decade, the Peace Corps was “the toughest job you’ll ever love.” In the United States’ popular imagination to this day, it is a symbol of selfless altruism and the most successf…

  • Death of a Nation

    Death of a Nation
    av David W. Noble

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816640812

    In the 1940s, American thought experienced a cataclysmic paradigm shift. Before then, national ideology was shaped by American exceptionalism and bourgeois nationalism: elites saw themselves as the children of a homogeneous nation standing outside t…

  • Those Without A Country

    Those Without A Country
    av Michael Miller Topp

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816636501

    In the first book-length history of the Italian American syndicalist movement—the Italian Socialist Federation—Michael Miller Topp presents a new way of understanding the Progressive Era labor movement in relation to migration, transnati…

  • Those Without A Country

    Those Without A Country
    av Michael Miller Topp

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816636495

    In the first book-length history of the Italian American syndicalist movement—the Italian Socialist Federation—Michael Miller Topp presents a new way of understanding the Progressive Era labor movement in relation to migration, transnati…

  • Samurai among Panthers

    Samurai among Panthers
    av Diane C. Fujino

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816677870

    An iconic figure of the Asian American movement, Richard Aoki (1938–2009) was also, as the most prominent non-Black member of the Black Panther Party, a key architect of Afro-Asian solidarity in the 1960s and ’70s. His life story exposes…

  • Triangulations

    Triangulations
    av David J. Vazquez

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816673278

    Just as mariners use triangulation, mapping an imaginary triangle between two known positions and an unknown location, so, David J. Vázquez contends, Latino authors in late twentieth-century America employ the coordinates of familiar ideas of self t…

  • Triangulations

    Triangulations
    av David J. Vazquez

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816673261

    Just as mariners use triangulation, mapping an imaginary triangle between two known positions and an unknown location, so, David J. Vázquez contends, Latino authors in late twentieth-century America employ the coordinates of familiar ideas of self t…

  • Mestizaje

    Mestizaje
    av Rafael Perez-Torres

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816645954

    Focusing on the often unrecognized role race plays in expressions of Chicano culture, Mestizaje is a provocative exploration of the volatility and mutability of racial identities. In this important moment in Chicano studies, Rafael Pérez-Torres reve…

  • Mestizaje

    Mestizaje
    av Rafael Perez-Torres

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816645947

    A major reassessment of how mixed-race identity affects Chicano culture and politics. Focusing on the often unrecognized role race plays in expressions of Chicano culture, "Mestizaje" is a provocative exploration of the volatility and mutability of…

  • Distant Wars Visible

    Distant Wars Visible
    av Wendy Kozol

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816681297

    In our wired world, visual images of military conflict and political strife are ubiquitous. Far less obvious, far more elusive, is how we see such images, how witnessing military violence and suffering affects us. Distant Wars Visible brings a new p…

  • Culture Concept

    Culture Concept
    av Michael A. Elliott

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816639717

    "Culture" is a term we commonly use to explain the differences in our ways of living. In this book Michael A. Elliott returns to the moment this usage was first articulated, tracing the concept of culture to the writings -- folktales, dialect litera…

  • Culture Concept

    Culture Concept
    av Michael A. Elliott

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816639724

    "Culture" is a term we commonly use to explain the differences in our ways of living. In this book Michael A. Elliott returns to the moment this usage was first articulated, tracing the concept of culture to the writings -- folktales, dialect litera…

  • The New American Exceptionalism

    The New American Exceptionalism
    av Donald E. Pease

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816627820

    For a half century following the end of World War II, the seemingly permanent cold war provided the United States with an organizing logic that governed nearly every aspect of American society and culture, giving rise to an unwavering belief in the…

  • The New American Exceptionalism

    The New American Exceptionalism
    av Donald E. Pease

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816627837

    For a half century following the end of World War II, the seemingly permanent cold war provided the United States with an organizing logic that governed nearly every aspect of American society and culture, giving rise to an unwavering belief in the…

  • Catching Hell In The City Of Angels

    Catching Hell In The City Of Angels
    av Joao H. Costa Vargas

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641697

    Since the 1980s, Los Angeles has become the most racially and economically divided city in the United States. In the poorest parts of South Central Los Angeles, buildings in disrepair—the legacy of racial unrest. Moving beyond stereotypes of S…

  • Catching Hell In The City Of Angels

    Catching Hell In The City Of Angels
    av Joao H. Costa Vargas

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641680

    Since the 1980s, Los Angeles has become the most racially and economically divided city in the United States. In the poorest parts of South Central Los Angeles, buildings in disrepair—the legacy of racial unrest. Moving beyond stereotypes of S…

  • Reinventing Citizenship

    Reinventing Citizenship
    av Kazuyo Tsuchiya

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816681129

    In the 1960s and 1970s, the United States and Japan went through massive welfare expansions that sparked debates about citizenship. At the heart of these disputes stood African Americans and Koreans. Reinventing Citizenship offers a comparative stu…

  • Next to the Color Line

    Next to the Color Line

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816647231

    Although W. E. B. Du Bois did not often pursue the connections between the “Negro question” that defined so much of his intellectual life and the “woman question” that engaged writers and feminist activists around him, Next t…

  • Aberrations In Black

    Aberrations In Black
    av Roderick A. Ferguson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641291

    The sociology of race relations in America typically describes an intersection of poverty, race, and economic discrimination. But what is missing from the picture--sexual difference--can be as instructive as what is present. In this ambitious work,…