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America-Culture Shock by Ian C. Dawkins Moore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Culture shock is about the shock of cultures coming together in our world today. This book presents the story of culture shock within America to Americans. This book consolidates twenty years of writing and research about the culture shock experience into a definitive collection of essays, poems, commentaries and stories. They offer practical perspectives for students in high school and college,
Inside the State: The Bracero Program, Immigration, and the I.N.S. by Kitty Calavita
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
A socio-political study of the rise and fall of the Bracero worker program and what it means for immigration policy and organizational theory. A classic book with continuing substantive and methodological value. As a new Foreword notes, worries about immigration and labor persist, as does basic dysfunction of the present form of INS. Digging deeper reveals the persistence of a structural catch-22.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America by Anthony Vaver
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
Grandfather J. B.: Letters to My Grandson by Joseph Bercovici
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs through poignant, witty letters by a self-taught immigrant to his professor grandson from 1959-66, first published by Little Brown and now in quality digital. Both sweet and acerbic, with plenty of subtext and wistfulness of dreams of philosophy or just college, the book compels attention for its strong characters deftly revealed by short letters--and always the correction of the grandson.
Before Maori - NZ's First Inhabitants by Ross Bodle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Heather Mackay. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This book explores a variety of evidence pointing to a long-term pre-Maori inhabitation of New Zealand. It covers the movement of people from Africa, across Asia and down through the Pacific, tracing their route by demonstrating striking similarities of language and culture. Far from being divisive, the book encourages all native-born New Zealanders to think of themselves as one people.
Di armadilli e charango... by Maria Rosaria Valentini
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 27,900. Language: Italian. Published: July 25, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Il charango è uno strumento sudamericano. Questo ci porterebbe facilmente a pensare che questi racconti siano in qualche modo legati ai paesi latinoamericani. Ma saremmo in errore. Perlomeno in parte. I racconti sono ambientati in diverse parti del mondo: dal Ticino al sudamerica, dall’africa ai balcani, ecc. Sono storie vere, crude, storie che fanno riflettere.
Etiquette for Residents, Travelers, and Potential Immigrants to English-speaking Countries by Ron Sunquest
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Euan Guides. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
How to get new friends and job? Many well-educated professional people cannot even find a job because of a lack of proper manners. This book gives a concise review of typical behavior of people living in Australia, Canada, U.K., and the U.S.A. It is invaluable to these who want to start a new life as immigrants, travel or live in these countries.
Immigration And Health USA by adesuyi leslie ajayi
Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 37,610. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Immigration and Health USA is to assist immigrants and their care givers attain optimum health during their acculturation period and long term stay in the USA with emphasis on health promotion and primary prevention that is ethnically sensitive and culturally appropriate.
Breve ensayo sobre la memoria “Cuando era puertorriqueña” de Esmeralda Santiago by Diana Caballero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: Spanish. Published: August 5, 2013 by Language Babel. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Un breve ensayo sobre la memoria "Cuando era puertorriqueña" escrita y publicada por Esmeralda Santiago donde se relatan las vivencias de una adolescente que emigró de Puerto Rico a Nueva York.
Leaving Little Havana: A Memoir of Miami’s Cuban Ghetto by Cecilia M. Fernandez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
While most memoirs by Cuban-Americans revolve around childhood scenes in Cuba and explore the experiences of a young man, Leaving Little Havana is the first refugee memoir to focus on a Cuban girl growing up in America, rising above the obstacles and clearing a path to her own American Dream.
Louisa’s Journey - England to Canada in 1913 by Sue Methuen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Louisa’s true story of emigrating from England to Canada was captured by her granddaughter for a high school history project. Her ability to rise above challenges and to stand up for what is right is truly inspirational. Her story motivates us to find the strength and courage to overcome obstacles in our way and to create a better life for ourselves.
Valle Imperial: Trabajadores Agrícolas de California by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
Los jornaleros del Valle Imperial, California, son la imagen exacta del agro estadounidense. El trabajo es por hora o por contrato, el pago es diario y no hay ningún compromiso con las compañías. La contratación es indirecta porque es atrevéz de los mayordomos. El trabajador no tiene garantías laborales. Terminado el día, termina toda relación de trabajo.
British Patriotism-A Newcomer’s Perspective by Nicholas Beecroft
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Dr Nicholas Beecroft interviews William Nkata Masembe on his perspective on British Patriotism as a Ugandan who has come to live in London. He describes those things that he loves about Britain and the British and gives his observations on how multiculturalism is working.
Constructing Qatar: Migrant Narratives from the Margins of the Global System by Andrew Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Every year, tens of thousands of men and women from South Asia, Africa, and other parts of the world journey to Qatar and the other petroleum-rich states of the Arabian peninsula to work. Constructing Qatar, containing eighteen meticulously crafted migrant stories and two photo essays, is an attempt to illuminate the experiences and perspectives of these transnational laborers.
The Elders' Colony by Raúl Figueroa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Demographic changes threaten the future of Puerto Rico. The population is shrinking and aging fast. Puerto Ricans are abandoning their homeland after decades of high unemployment rates, violence and sub-par government services. The combination of demography, economy, and political status represents a time bomb that will destroy the island if left unattended.
Zwierzenia (Polish Edition - po polsku) by Grazyna Sygitowicz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Grażyna Sygitowicz, z domu Szymańska, jest absolwentką Wydziału Dziennikarstwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego. W USA przebywa od 1988 roku, gdzie współpracowała z chicagowskim radiem. Zaraz po dziennikarstwie, drugą jej życiową pasją jest nauczanie. Książka pt. “Zwierzenia”, to wybór radiowych reportaży, będących dokumentalnym zapisem losów Polaków mieszkających w Stanach Zjednoczonych.
Feeling Better Instead of Bitter about the Latino Immigrant by Max T Russell
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 58,790. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
You can find reasons to be mad at almost anybody. America is a far more interesting place when you stop to consider the many beautiful and different things about the people who live here. This book shows the fun differences among groups who have been here for ages and groups who are newer to our soil. The emphasis is on newer Latino arrivals because the author knows them so well.
Guía para españoles que quieren vivir en Londres by Roser Aguirre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: Spanish. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
En esta guía podrás encontrar toda la información necesaria para acabar de decidir si quieres emigrar a Londres, ya sea por una breve temporada o sin intención de volver. Una vez lo tengas decido, podrás guiarte con estas páginas en todo lo relacionado con la experiencia londinense para españoles, desde las preparaciones necesarias antes de llegar, como los primeros pasos en la capital inglesa.
Voices From The Other Side: Inspiring German WWII Memoirs by Jean Goodwin Messinger
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
These are the stories of ordinary German civilians who survived the horrors of war and eventually immigrated to Colorado. These stories remind readers how war imposes hardship and heartbreak on all of the populations involved. It's the author's hope that readers will learn from and be inspired by these revelations from ordinary people caught up in extraordinary circumstances.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans by Ellen Marie Jensen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.