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Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America, Third Edition
Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America, Third Edition (September 2016)
John W. Frazier - Editor
Eugene L. Tettey-Fio - Editor
Norah F. Henry - Editor

Uses both historical and contemporary case studies to examine how race and ethnicity affect the places we live, work, and visit.

This book examines major Hispanic, African, and Asian diasporas in the continental United States and Puerto Rico from the nineteenth century to the present, with particular attention on the diverse ways in which these immigrant groups have shaped and reshaped American places and landsc...(Read More)
 
 
Chinese through Song, Second Edition
Chinese through Song, Second Edition (September 2014)
Hong Zhang - Author
Zu-yan Chen - Author

An innovative approach to teaching Chinese language and culture, using folk and popular songs.

Offering an innovative approach to language learning, Chinese through Song helps students develop their language proficiency and music appreciation through the use of folk, popular, and art songs. Because songs emphasize the color, pronunciation, and intonation of every syllable, they can be a valuable tool for im...(Read More)
 
 
Poems of Wine and Tavern Romance
Poems of Wine and Tavern Romance (October 2013)
A Dialogue with the Persian Poet Hafiz
Hafiz - Author
Martin Bidney - Author and Translator

A selection of poems by one of Islam’s greatest poetic voices.

“In his poetry, Hafiz has inscribed undeniable truth indelibly … Hafiz has no peer!” — Goethe

Poems of Wine and Tavern Romance includes 103 pioneering poems by the medieval Persian poet and Sufi monk Muhammad Shemseddin Hafiz (ca. 1320–1389). With the rich complexity of a character in ...(Read More)
 
 
Commentary on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics
Commentary on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (February 2013)
Kenneth A. Telford - Author

Translations and commentaries on Greek philosophy.

Discoveries in Telford’s translations and commentaries on Greek philosophy are discoveries so basic and so important as to drastically change the significance of almost everything the Greeks said. These discoveries were made in two areas, Greek linguistics and philosophic and scientific procedure, which, until one man had become skilled in both, had never befo...(Read More)
 
 
Enchanting
Enchanting (August 2012)
Beyond Disenchantment
Stephen David Ross - Author

Explores how we might think and live in the enchantment of the secular, modern world.

Taking his departure from Max Weber’s famous description of the world as disenchanted, by which he meant that everything could now be accounted for by theoretical and empirical science, Stephen David Ross asks how we might think and live in the enchantment of the secular, modern world. Enchanting offers...(Read More)
 
 
The Masorah to Targum Onqelos
The Masorah to Targum Onqelos (August 2012)
Michael L. Klein - Author

A critical edition, with notes and commentary, of the ancient Aramaic translation of the Torah.

The study of the Masorah to Onqelos, when undertaken in constant reference to textually reliable sources of the targum, enables one to appreciate just how scrupulous and systematic this ancient translation is. The many levels of consciousness and sensitivity to both meaning and form that are reflected in Onqelos are ind...(Read More)
 
 
Bigotry and the Afrocentric
Bigotry and the Afrocentric "Jazz" Evolution (June 2012)
Third Edition
Karlton E. Hester - Author

A reminder that much of the music that drives contemporary music and world culture has Afrocentric origins.

The controversy surrounding the ownership of “jazz” involves an intersection of residual “slave mentality” (that insists African Americans contribute little to world society) combined with a perpetual mode of exploitation of artistic innovations that result from African American crea...(Read More)
 
 
The Cold War's Last Battlefield
The Cold War's Last Battlefield (December 2011)
Reagan, the Soviets, and Central America
Edward A. Lynch - Author

An engaging insider’s account by a member of President Reagan’s Central America policy team.

Central America was the final place where U.S. and Soviet proxy forces faced off against one another in armed conflict. In The Cold War’s Last Battlefield, Edward A. Lynch blends his own first-hand experiences as a member of the Reagan Central America policy team with interviews of policy makers and exhaustive study of p...(Read More)
 
 
Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America, Second Edition
Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America, Second Edition (September 2011)
John W. Frazier - Editor
Eugene L. Tettey-Fio - Editor
Norah F. Henry - Editor

An updated comprehensive assessment of how race and ethnicity affect the places we live, work, and visit.

“This timely volume is a storehouse of knowledge that brings together a wide selection of scholars in a rigorous and comprehensive assessment of race, ethnicity, and place. The primacy of place in ethnic and racial discourse is resurrected in this volume.” — Professor Joseph Oppong, Univer...(Read More)
 
 
Biondo Flavio's Italia Illustrata
Biondo Flavio's Italia Illustrata (August 2011)
Text, Translation and Commentary, Volume 2: Central and Southern Italy
Catherine J. Castner - Author

An English translation of Biondo Flavio’s Italia Illustrata, with commentary.

In 1447 Alfonso of Aragon, King of Naples, engaged the humanist antiquarian Biondo Flavio to compose in Latin a catalogue of famous men of Italy. This commission became Italia Illustrata, the first historical topography. In it, Biondo superimposed upon Italy’s classical heritage and her troubled medieval history a panorama of Ital...(Read More)
 
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