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We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program

by Richard Paul & Steven Moss

The Space Age began just as the struggle for civil rights forced Americans to confront the long and bitter legacy of slavery, discrimination, and violence against African Americans. Presidents John F. Kennedy...


Transforming the Faiths of Our Fathers

by Ann Braude

Pundits on both the right and the left often portray religion and feminism as inherently incompatible, as opposing forces in American culture. Transforming the Faiths of Our Fathers seeks to dispel that notion...


Enslaved: True Stories of Modern Day Slavery

by Jesse Sage

Today, millions of people are being held in slavery around the world. From poverty-stricken countries to affluent American suburbs, slaves toil as sweatshop workers, sex slaves, migrant workers, and domestic...


Families of Virtue: Confucian and Western Views on Childhood Development

by Erin M. Cline

Families of Virtue reads a range of thinkers and scientists, from ancient Greek and Chinese philosophers to contemporary feminist ethicists and attachment theorists, to articulate the critical role of the parent-child...


No Sweetness Here and Other Stories

by Ama Ata Aidoo & Ketu H. Katrak

Race and relationships during a decade of change in the 1970's by a critically acclaimed African writer.


You Can't Get Lost in Cape Town

by Zoë|Sicherman, Carol Wicomb

The South African novel of identity that "deserves a wide audience on a par with Nadine Gordimer."


Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town

by Jon Krakauer

From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana ­— stories that illuminate the human drama behind the...


Headscarves and Hymens

by Mona Eltahawy

A passionate manifesto decrying misogyny in the Arab world, by an Egyptian American journalist and activist

When the Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy published an article in Foreign Policy magazine in 2012 titled...


Mr. and Mrs. Doctor

by Julie Iromuanya

Ifi and Job, a Nigerian couple in an arranged marriage, begin their lives together in Nebraska with an outrageous lie.


75 Ways To Tell if Your Man is NOT a Keeper

by Green Keith

Ladies, ladies, ladies what can I say!? You meet this guy and you think he's the one, the keeper. He make promises and swears that he will never do you wrong. But in the back of your mind you know something...


Feminists Who Changed America, 1963-1975

by Barbara J. Love & Nancy F Cott

Documenting key feminists who ignited the second wave women's movement


Anthropology and the New Cosmopolitanism: Rooted, Feminist and Vernacular Perspectives

by Pnina Werbner

Anthropology and the New Cosmopolitanism inaugurates a new, situated, cosmopolitan anthropology. It examines the rise of postcolonial movements responsive to global rights movements, which espouse a politics...


The History of Wine in 100 Bottles: From Bacchus to Bordeaux and Beyond

by Oz Clarke

Winemaking is as old as civilization itself and wine has always been more than just a drink. For thousands of years, from its origins in ancient Mesopotamia to its current status as a vast global industry, the...


A Companion to Julian of Norwich

by Liz Herbert McAvoy

Julian of Norwich, the fourteenth/early fifteenth-century anchoress and mystic, is one of the most important and best-known figures of the Middle Ages. Her Revelations, intense visions of the divine, have been...


The World Up Close: 15 Personal Stories of Bicycling, Growth & Discovery

by Kameel B. Nasr

With THE WORLD UP CLOSE, bicyclist Kameel Nasr has created a fascinating and personal introduction to the world's people, sharing diverse episodes from his 40,000 mile bicycle journey through 70 countries. Nasr...


Whispers from the Depths

by Liz Wickins & Mike Wickins

Liz and Mike Wickins’ book Whispers from the Depths – The Kariba Story is more than just the story of the building of the Kariba Dam in the mid-1950s. Built in just five years against overwhelming odds,...


Border Odyssey: Travels along the U.S./Mexico Divide

by Charles D., Jr. Thompson

"We were trying to change the vision and the conversation about border fears."Border Odyssey takes us on a drive toward understanding the U.S./Mexico divide: all 1,969 miles-from Boca Chica to Tijuana-pressing...


The Professor in the Cage: Why Men Fight and Why We Like to Watch

by Jonathan Gottschall

An English professor begins training in the sport of mixed martial arts and explores the science and history behind the violence of men

When a mixed martial arts (MMA) gym moves in across the street from his...


Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

by Richard Alba & Nancy Foner

Strangers No More is the first book to compare immigrant integration across key Western countries. Focusing on low-status newcomers and their children, it examines how they are making their way in four critical...


Religion in Hip Hop: Mapping the New Terrain in the US

by Monica R. Miller, Anthony B. Pinn & Bernard 'Bun B' Freeman

Now a global and transnational phenomenon, hip hop culture continues to affect and be affected by the institutional, cultural, religious, social, economic and political landscape of American society and beyond....