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Restoring Self by Cornelius Walker, Jr
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 27,940. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Knowing who you are is one of the quintessential parts of life. If you do not know where you come then you do not know who you are. In today's time the African-American community is suffering from an identity crisis. Blacks need to remember who they are and where they came from.
Te Awa Atua: Menstruation in the Precolonial Maori World by NgahuiaAGMurphy
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by He Puna Manawa. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Te Awa Atua is a ground-breaking study of menstruation in pre-colonial Māori society. By examining Māori cosmologies, tribal histories, oral literatures, ceremonies and rites connecting Māori women to their pantheon of atua (deities), Ngāhuia Murphy unveils striking Indigenous constructs of womanhood that radically challenge notions of female inferiority and menstrual pollution.
Ethnic Relations in Malaysia: Conflict and Harmony by Syed Husin Ali
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,770. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Academic turned political activist and presently, Senator from Selangor state to the Parliament, Dr Syed Husin Ali traces how ethnicity has been manipulated, since Independence, by Malaysian politicians for their own gain to the detriment of the people. A must read for those studying ethnic politics and development, Southeast Asia, and sociology in the social sciences.
Black, White and Gray: A New Look at Racism Over the Last 50 years by Jerry Zezas
You set the price! Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
The time has come to discuss racism in a manner that seeks to eliminate it, rather than to just determine who is at fault for perpetuating it. This book will likely anger those on both sides of the debate, since it calls out, in quite specific terms, what each side of Black/White racism is doing to hurt, as well as help, the cause. No group remains untouched, for the fault lies everywhere. No grou
Through Brown Eyes by Juan M. Perez
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 46,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
The Brown Berets Organization impacted the Chicano Movement in a powerful manner from its beginnings, in 1967, until the early eighties. Known primarily for their militancy, the Berets were often compared to the Black Panthers. Their impact on the Chicano Movement is still felt to date. Read this book and learn about this intriguing and mysterious organization of Chicano activists.
Talking Back: Voices of Color by Nellie Wong, editor
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Red Letter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A dynamic anthology featuring voices of youth, political prisoners, feminists, immigrants and history-makers. Introduction by poet Nellie Wong. "A rainbow of radical authors writing on many of the critical issues of today -- education, racism, healthcare, LGBT, immigration, the penal system, feminism... This book is a treasure."--James Wright, Black scholar, unionist, former civil rights organizer
Harvard Law Review: Volume 126, Number 8 - June 2013 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,870. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
The Harvard Law Review's June '13 ebook edition featured active Contents, linked notes, and proper formatting. Contents of Issue 8: "Racial Capitalism," by Nancy Leong; "Shallow Signals," by Bert Huang; "All Unhappy Families: Tales of Old Age, Rational Actors, and the Disordered Life," by Ariela Dubler; and an essay by Risa Goluboff on civil rights lawyers, plus student work. Book Review, "Lawyers
Soy Gilberto Gerena Valentín: memorias de un puertorriqueño en Nueva York by Centro Publications
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: Spanish. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Gilberto Gerena Valentín is one of the key figures in the development of New York’s Puerto Rican community between the 1940s and the 1970s. In his memoirs, Gilberto Gerena Valentín takes us to the core of the ongoing union, political, social and cultural struggles set forth by Puerto Ricans between the years following the Great Migration and the 1970s.
Borneo Trilogy Brunei: Book 3 Volume 1 by Frans Welman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,380. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Book Three leads to the richness and splendor of Brunei including oil, black gold, and pristine rainforest before jumping to the south of Borneo, Kalimantan. There book Three begins with the important town of Pontianak and its surroundings and delves into cut rainforest, its peoples and the new palm oil plantations claimed to be a good alternative for untouched forest.
Hermeneutika Sunda - Simbol-Simbol Babad Pakuan/Guru Gantangan by Jakob Sumardjo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,100. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Disini Jakob memberikan pemahaman yang jelas tentang babad Guru Gantangan, dan juga tentang bagaimana pentingnya penerapan hermeneutika. Buku ini menyadarkan kita, betapa banyak warisan yang berupa teks-teks kuno yang menunggu untuk dijadikan sasaran penelitian dan akan menjelaskan dunia leluhur kita, suatu wilayah dari mana kita datang dan di mana akar-akar kehidupan kita dewasa ini menghunjam.
The Dharmic Leader - Leadership Anchored in Hindu and Buddhist Secular Core Values by John V. Peterson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,450. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This book presents a values-based model that draws on core secular Hindu and Buddhist values adherents have followed for 3000+ years. Section I describes core values and behaviors reflecting the dharmic leadership model. Section II presents a description of the philosophy that provides the foundation for the dharmic leadership model and how it fits into the West in the 21st century.
'Your Neighbours' The Gypsies in Australia by Kate Wright
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Kate tells of the little-known history and culture of the Gypsies in Australia from the First Fleet to the present day. By drawing on the oral history of the Romani and the written word of the non-Gypsies, her cultural heritage and five years of recent itinerant research, she reveals how this maligned, landless, ethnic nation has brought the best of their culture to share with their neighbours.
The Chinese in Indonesia: An English Translation of Hoakiau Di Indonesia by Pramoedya Ananta Toer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,030. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Pramoedya Ananta Toer (1925-2006) was undoubtedly Indonesia's most significant novelist and writer. After the 1960 publication of this book, now translated for the first time, Pramoedya spent some 20 years in prison often in appalling conditions.
God in an Irish Kitchen by Leo R. Ward
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 85,810. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by PBL Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travel through Ireland with Father Leo R. Ward, philosopher and theologian, as he observes the Irish people, landscape, and religion.
The Fire at the Core. Discourses on African Aesthetics, Music, Jurisprudence, Ethno-Politics & Good Governance by Malama Katulwende
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 66,960. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Africana
Passionate and often controversial: Fictional and Non-Fictional Essays about African Aesthetics, Music, Jurisprudence, Ethno-Politics & Good Governance. The topics of his "Discourses" range from Zambian hip-hop and Zambian music in general to art, fame, eroticism, and - of course - philosophy and African politics.
Impressing the Whites: The New International Slavery by Richard Crasta
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this comical, passionate, satirical, and sincere book, The White God delivers "The Fourteen Commandments of Impressing the Whites" to a brown "Moses." Inscribed on two coconuts, the Commandments sum up both the secrets of success for brown/colored writers, entrepreneurs, and artists, and the distortions caused by race politics and realities in the modern world.
Black Futurists In The Information Age: Vision of a 21st Century Technological Renaissance by Khafra Om-Ra-Seti
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,080. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Authors Timothy Jenkins and Khafra K Om-Ra-Seti are suggesting that many of our problems and solutions can be found in the current Information Age Revolution. As Black Futurists, they are seeking to raise our consciousness to the accelerating historic transformations that are taking place during the 1990s...the authors are issuing a call for a sci-tech revolution in the Black world: KyberGenesis.