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Of Africa
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018 by Greatest Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs
A member of the unique generation of African writers and intellectuals who came of age in the last days of colonialism, Wole Soyinka has witnessed the promise of independence and lived through postcolonial failure. He deeply comprehends the pressing problems of Africa, and, an irrepressible essayist and a staunch critic of the oppressive boot, he unhesitatingly speaks out.
STAND UP: An Archive Collection of the Bay Area Asian American Movement 1968-1974
Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 62,480. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2018 by Eastwind Books of Berkeley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
Stand Up chronicles the beginnings of the 1960s-70s Bay Area Asian American movement. Includes primary documents and analysis of the movement from the perspective of its participants. Includes materials from the Asian American Political Alliance (AAPA), Third World Liberation Front (TWLF), the International Hotel anti-eviction coalitions, the Asian Community Center (ACC) and others
Ottissippi The Truth about Great Lakes Indian History and The Gateway to the West
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 236,510. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
The sweeping history of the Great Lakes Indians. Lower Michigan was the highly contested gateway to the West and wealth. The complex, scattered, buried, inaccessible, now accessible, in the extraordinary research, in one volume. An important contribution to education and research. Know the truth and history, of the Three Fires, Ojibwe - Chippewa, Ottawa, Pottawatomi, Huron and many more tribes.
Ethnic Relations in Malaysia: Conflict and Harmony
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,770. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Gerakbudaya London Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & 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.
Talking Back: Voices of Color
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 & 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
Name Games: A Multicultural Children's Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / United States / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying
Olátòrò, a Nigerian American nine-year-old girl, comes to terms with her Yorùbá name after facing a name-calling incident in her school, a diverse educational setting in America. Self-consciousness turns to new appreciation for herself, her name, and her peers with the help of a feisty friend, a compassionate teacher, and her encouraging father.
The Truth Behind Globalisation
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 65,710. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by ReadOnTime BV. Categories: Essay » Political
The purpose of the book is to demonstrate where the world has advanced politically, socially and economically in the past two decades. An insight into the future has also been clearly defined, particularly in the last chapter. The main aim is to point out to the whole world the real truth behind the current globalisation drive that is steering everything towards abyss.
The Harvest of Reason
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
African American Ph.D. student Maddie Hawkins loves science, but the world of academia is a minefield of sexism, racism and egoism. Blue-eyed graduate student John Pitts is a cocky genius, an individualist and a lady’s man; everything Maddie disapproves of. Yet the heart leads you where reason would forbid, "and when the fire of love is ablaze" it burns "to ashes the harvest of reason."