Books in category Social Science – Ethnic Studies

  • The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus

    The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus
    John F. Baddeley

    Reprint of Baddeley's classic and rare account of the resistance of the North Caucasians under Shamil against the expansion of Tsarist Russia, with a new introduction by Moshe Gammer. Highly relevant to recent developments in the region.

  • Politics of Human Rights in Southeast Asia

    Politics of Human Rights in Southeast Asia
    Philip J. Eldridge

    Within these diverse geographical, political and cultural climates, human rights seem to have become relative, and the quest for absolutes seems unattainable. In this new book Philip J Eldridge seeks to question this stalemate.

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Heritage and Identity

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Heritage and Identity
    Brian J. Graham, Peter Howard

    This Research Companion brings together a team of leading experts to provide a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the key aspects of heritage and identity.

  • A Chinaman s Chance

    A Chinaman’s Chance
    Eric Liu

    But what makes this story of immigrant ascent unique is that Chinese Americans are emerging at just the same moment when China has emerged – and indeed may displace America – at the center of the global scene.

  • Black Like Me

    Black Like Me
    John Howard Griffin

    This American classic has been corrected from the original manuscripts and indexed, featuring historic photographs and an extensive biographical afterword.

  • Borders and Bridges

    Borders and Bridges
    Stewart Brewer

    Illuminates the motivations behind U.S. actions and Latin American reactions in the hemisphere.

  • Terrifying Muslims

    Terrifying Muslims
    Junaid Rana

    Ethnographic research in Pakistan, the Middle East, and the United States helps to explain how transnational working classes from Pakistan are produced in the context of American empire and its War on Terror.

  • Sacred Vine of Spirits Ayahuasca

    Sacred Vine of Spirits: Ayahuasca
    Ralph Metzner, Ph.D.

    This book will be an inspiration for lay audiences and a treasure trove of information for scholars studying consciousneess and the human psyche.” –Stanislav Grof, M.D., author of LSD Psychotherapy, Psychology of the Future, and The …

  • Black Slaveowners

    Black Slaveowners
    Larry Koger

    Examining South Carolina's diverse population of African-American slaveowners, the book demonstrates that free African Americans widely embraced slavery as a viable economic system and that they–like their white counterparts–exploited the …

  • In Struggle

    In Struggle
    Clayborne Carson

    This sympathetic yet even-handed book records for the first time the complete story of SNCC's evolution, of its successes and its difficulties in the ongoing struggle to end white repression.

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