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Cassandra Speaks

by Elizabeth Lesser

What story would Eve have told about picking the apple? Why is Pandora blamed for opening the box? And what about the fate of Cassandra who was blessed with knowing the future but cursed so that no one believed...


A Cry in Unison

by Judy Cohen

In Debrecen, Hungary, Judy grows up in a warm and lively family, but when the Nazis invade in 1944, she is crowded into a ghetto, her life now shaped by fear and hopelessness. When the cattle cars take Judy...


Geographies of Campus Inequality

by Janel E. Benson & Elizabeth M. Lee

In efforts to improve equity, selective college campuses are increasingly focused on recruiting and retaining first-generation students-those whose parents have not graduated from college. In Geographies of...


The Souls of Black Folk

by W. E. B. Du Bois

The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois. When The Souls of Black Folk was first published in 1903, it had a galvanizing effect on the conversation about race in America—and it remains both a touchstone...


The New Parisienne

by Lindsey Tramuta & Joann Pai

In a follow-up to the popular The New Paris, Lindsey Tramuta explores the impact that the women of Paris have had on the rapidly evolving culture of their city

 

The New Parisienne focuses on one of the city's...


Discourses We Live By

by Hazel R. Wright and Marianne Høyen (eds)

What are the influences that govern how people view their worlds? What are the embedded values and practices that underpin the ways people think and act?

Discourses We Live By approaches these questions through...


Twisted

by Emma Dabiri

Stamped from the Beginning meets You Can't Touch My Hair in this timely and resonant essay collection from Guardian contributor and prominent BBC race correspondent Emma Dabiri, exploring the ways in which...


The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture

by Ruth Benedict

This book is a profound and comprehensive presentation of Japanese daily manners and customs, a study and history of human thought discussing Japan's conduct of World War ll. Author Ruth Benedict revealed the...


Oasis n. 29, Learning Islam

by Fondazione Internazionale Oasis

Oasis, a biannual journal of cultural inquiry on the relationship between Christians and Muslims in contemporary society. Oasis studies the interaction and fosters mutual understanding between Christians and...


Creative Multilingualism: A Manifesto

by Katrin Kohl, Rajinder Dudrah, Andrew Gosler, Suzanne Graham, Martin Maiden, Wen & chin Ouyang and Matthew Reynolds (eds)

Multilingualism is integral to the human condition. Hinging on the concept of Creative Multilingualism – the idea that language diversity and creativity are mutually enriching – this timely and thought-provoking...


My Vanishing Country

by Bakari Sellers

New York Times Bestseller

What J. D. Vance did for Appalachia with Hillbilly Elegy, CNN analyst  and one of the youngest state representatives in South Carolina history Bakari Sellers does for the rural South,...


In the Hour of Fate and Danger

by Ferenc Andai

Ferenc Andai is one of approximately 6,000 Jewish Hungarian men conscripted to work as forced labourers in the copper mines of Bor, Serbia, between 1943 and 1944. Subject to the whims of cruel Hungarian commanders...


Literatures, Communities, and Learning

by Aubrey Jean Hanson

Literatures, Communities, and Learning: Conversations with Indigenous Writers gathers nine conversations with Indigenous writers about the relationship between Indigenous literatures and learning, and how their...


Standoff

by Jacqueline Keeler

Founder of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry and #NotYourMascot, Keeler is a well-known spokesperson on Native American identity and land issues and has been interviewed on MSNBC and BBC World.

Keeler is...


The town... the house... their spirit

by Robert Dulau

A town is not simply a collection of streets and houses with a certain number of inhabitants, but is, above all, the profound expression of the culture of the people who live in it. This book aims to provide...


Canadian Perspectives on Community Development

by Sébastien Savard, Sarah Todd, Bill Lee & Mirna Carranza et al.

Founded in a perspective that speaks to the diversity of contexts and processes used across Canada, this work is nevertheless firmly grounded in theory, offering an in-depth analysis geared toward advanced study...


The Illustrated Feminist

by Aura Lewis

A beautifully illustrated history celebrating the achievements of American women from 1920 to present day

 

The year 2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in America, and what better...


Rough and Plenty

by Raymond A. Rogers

As a commercial fisher in Nova Scotia in the early 1990s, Raymond Rogers experienced the collapse of Canada's East Coast fishery first-hand. Afterward, while preparing to leave the province to find work elsewhere,...


Anthropocene Geopolitics

by Simon Dalby

We now find ourselves in a new geological age: the Anthropocene. The climate is changing and species are disappearing at a rate not seen since Earth's major extinctions. The rapid, large-scale changes caused...


I Am Still Your Negro

by Valerie Mason-John & George Elliott Clarke

Social Justice Poetry Spoken-word poet Valerie Mason-John unsettles readers with potent images of ongoing trauma from slavery and colonization. Her narratives range from the beginnings of the African Diaspora...