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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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
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.
Immigration And Health USA
By adesuyi leslie ajayi
Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 37,610. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
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.
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. Category: 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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
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.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
By Anthony Vaver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
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.
So You Are Free … Making It Home
By Jutta Heitland
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,780. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
What is home? What do we need to feel at home? What is it that defines us as humans? How do we cope with feelings of foreignness? Jutta Heitland reflects on what it is that we need to find our place in life. Using her own story, her questions about life are followed by interviews she conducted with twelve people from different countries who talk about their view of life with great frankness.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
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.
America-Culture Shock
By Ian C. Dawkins Moore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 65,750. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Category: 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,