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Citizens but not Americans : race and belonging among Latino millennials

Citizens but not Americans : race and belonging among Latino millennials
Flores-González, Nilda, author.
"Latino millennials constitute the second largest segment of the millennial population. By sheer numbers they will inevitably have a significant social, economic, and political impact on U.S. society. Beyond basic demographic

Barrios norteños : St. Paul and midwestern Mexican communities in the twentieth century

Barrios norteños : St. Paul and midwestern Mexican communities in the twentieth century
Valdés, Dennis Nodín.
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Bless me, Ultima

Bless me, Ultima
Anaya, Rudolfo A.
This coming-of-age classic and the bestselling Chicano novel of all time follows a young boy as he questions his faith and beliefs -- now one of PBS's

Digital media and democratic futures

Digital media and democratic futures

The essays in Digital Media and Democratic Futures provide deep insights into the complex and context-dependent relationship between media and democracy and show that there is no single outcome for democracy in the digital ag

Drink cultura : Chicanismo

Drink cultura : Chicanismo
Burciaga, José Antonio.
Presents the Chicano experience of living within, between, and sometimes outside two cultures, exploring the damnation, salvation, and celebration of it all.

Fragmented ties : Salvadoran immigrant networks in America

Fragmented ties : Salvadoran immigrant networks in America
Menjívar, Cecilia.
This text gives a detailed account of the inner workings of the networks by which immigrants leave their homes in Central America to start new lives in the Mission District of of San Francisco.

Incidental racialization : performative assimilation in law school

Incidental racialization : performative assimilation in law school
Pan, Yung-Yi Diana, 1980- author.
Despite the growing number ofAsian American and Latino/a law students, many panethnic students still feel as if they do not belong in this elite microcosm, which reflects the racial inequalities in mainstream American society

Approaches to teaching Gaines's the Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and other works

Approaches to teaching Gaines's the Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and other works

Offers pedagogical techniques for teaching the novels and short stories of Ernest Gaines in college literature classrooms, including considerations of race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, influences, slavery, Jim Crow, black p

Blowout! : Sal Castro and the Chicano struggle for educational justice

Blowout! : Sal Castro and the Chicano struggle for educational justice
García, Mario T.
"In March 1968, thousands of Chicano students walked out of their East Los Angeles high schools and middle schools to protest decades of inferior and discriminatory education in the so-called "Mexican Schools." During these h

The Armenian Gospel of the Infancy : with three early versions of the Protevangelium of James

The Armenian Gospel of the Infancy : with three early versions of the Protevangelium of James

The various versions of the Infancy Gospels illustrate how stories about the Virgin and Child lend themselves to be told and retold - much like the stories in the canonical Gospels. This first translation of the full text of

The Gospel of pseudo-Matthew and the Nativity of Mary

The Gospel of pseudo-Matthew and the Nativity of Mary

The Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew is one of the most important witnesses in Western Europe to apocryphal stories about the lives of Mary, Joseph, Jesus, and Mary’s parents, Anna and Joachim. As a bestseller of mainstream medieva

The protevangelium of James

The protevangelium of James

The Protevangelium of James tells stories about the life of the Virgin Mary that are absent from the New Testament Gospels: her miraculous birth to Anna and Joachim, her upbringing in the temple, and her marriage at the age o

Worlds of natural history

Worlds of natural history

Explores the development of natural history since the Renaissance and contextualizes current discussions of biodiversity.

Children of color : psychological interventions with culturally diverse youth

Children of color : psychological interventions with culturally diverse youth
Gibbs, Jewelle Taylor.
Children of Color is the thoroughly revised and expanded edition of the classic and definitive guide to the unique problems and special needs of minority youth experiencing psychological and behavioral problems. This comprehe

Gods and heroes of ancient Greece

Gods and heroes of ancient Greece
Schwab, Gustav, 1792-1850.
Schwab's retellings of stories about Prometheus, Zeus, Heracles, Odysseus, and other ancient Greek gods and heroes are based on close adherence to the original sources.

James Connolly : selected political writings

James Connolly : selected political writings
Connolly, James, 1868-1916.
Depicts the relationship between Gilles de Rais, later know as Bluebeard, and Joan of Arc, and suggests the effect of her condemnation and martyrdom on him

Majority and minority : the dynamics of race and ethnicity in American life

Majority and minority : the dynamics of race and ethnicity in American life

At long last, the revision of this widely respected reader is here! The civil rights movement of the late 1960's originally shaped the approach of the first edition of Majority and Minority, and the indelible imprint of those

Meetings with remarkable women : Buddhist teachers in America

Meetings with remarkable women : Buddhist teachers in America
Friedman, Lenore.
A celebration of Buddhist women in America focuses on the wisdom and accomplishments of Toni Packer, Maurine Stuart, Joko Beck, Karuna Dharma, and many other female Buddhist teachers. Original.

Queen's Rebels : Ulster loyalism in historical perspective

Queen's Rebels : Ulster loyalism in historical perspective
Miller, David W., 1940-
An interpretive essay on the history of the Ulster Protestant community from the seventeenth-century plantations to the mid 1970s. This work looks at the seemingly contradictory pattern of 'conditional loyalty' on the part of

Teaching with a multicultural perspective : a practical guide

Teaching with a multicultural perspective : a practical guide
Davidman, Leonard.
This title empowers future teachers to develop and embrace a multicultural perspective. It provides a clear seven-goal model for creating effective instruction in culturally diverse environments. Based on a set of field-teste

The Forbidden City

The Forbidden City
MacFarquhar, Roderick.
Traces the history of the imperial Chinese city, focusing on the rulers who have contributed to its grandeur since the thirteenth century

The women of 1798

The women of 1798

No aspect of the 1798 rebellion has been so neglected as that of the women's role in the tumult of that year. This book brings new light to the subject and creates an accurate account of the women in 1798. It presents the wom

Women's diaries of the westward journey

Women's diaries of the westward journey

The diaries of American pioneer women vividly describe their lives and contributions to the settling of the frontier

A history of intellectual property in 50 objects

A history of intellectual property in 50 objects

This volume brings together a group of contributors from varied backgrounds to tell a history of intellectual property in 50 objects.

New Testament Apocrypha : more noncanonical scriptures

New Testament Apocrypha : more noncanonical scriptures

Compilation of little-known and never-before-published apocryphal Christian texts in English translation This anthology of ancient nonbiblical Christian literature presents informed introductions to and readable translations

Scripturalizing educational elitism : social formation, mythmaking, and symbolic labor in Origen

Scripturalizing educational elitism : social formation, mythmaking, and symbolic labor in Origen
McGinnis, Kevin, author.
This revised Ph.d. dissertation examines the ancient Christian theologian Origen and his writings as an example of the enculturation of early Christian thought within the elite circles of Greco-Roman society.

Signs of virginity : testing virgins and making men in late antiquity

Signs of virginity : testing virgins and making men in late antiquity
Rosenberg, Micha'el, 1978- author.
Although the theme of bloodied nuptial sheets seems pervasive in western culture, its association with female virginity is uniquely tied to a brief passage in the book of Deuteronomy detailing the procedure for verifying a yo

The Enoch-Metatron tradition

The Enoch-Metatron tradition
Orlov, Andrei A., 1960-
Andrei A. Orlov examines the tradition about the seventh antediluvian patriarch Enoch, tracing its development from its roots in the Mesopotamian lore to the Second Temple apocalyptic texts and later rabbinic and Hekhalot mat

Approaches to teaching the works of Amitav Ghosh

Approaches to teaching the works of Amitav Ghosh

Offers techniques for teaching the works of Amitav Ghosh in college world literature, single-author, and general education courses, including considerations of genres, postcolonial identities, translocation, migration, oceani

Mindfulness in the classroom : strategies for promoting concentration, compassion, and calm

Mindfulness in the classroom : strategies for promoting concentration, compassion, and calm
Armstrong, Thomas, author.
In today's schools, students and teachers feel unprecedented--even alarming--levels of stress. How can we create calmer classrooms in which students concentrate better and feel more positive about themselves and others? Autho

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