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xx, 511 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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[10], 44 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
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541 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
The Haida world is a misty archipelago a hundred stormy miles off the coasts of British Columbia and Alaska. For a thousand years and more before the Europeans came, a great culture flourished in these islands. The masterworks of classical Haida sculpture, now enshrined in many of the world's great museums, range from exquisite tiny amulets to magnificent huge housepoles. Classical Haida literature is every bit as various and fine. It extends from tiny jewels crafted by master songmakers to elaborate mythic cycles lasting many hours. The linguist and ethnographer John Swanton took dictation from the last great Haida-speaking storytellers, poets and historians from the fall of 1900 through the summer of 1901. His Haida hosts and colleagues had been raised in a wholly oral world where the mythic and the personal interpenetrate completely. They joined forces with their visitor, consciously creating a great treasury of Haida oral literature in written form. Poet and linguist Robert Bringhurst has worked for many years with these century-old manuscripts, which have waited until now for the broad recognition they deserve. Bringhurst brings these works to life in the English language and sets them in a context just as rich as the stories themselves--one that reaches out to dozens of Native American oral literatures, and to mythtelling traditions around the globe. The world of classical Haida literature is a world as deep as the ocean, as close as the heart and as elusive as the Raven, whose unrepentant laugh persists within it all. This is a tradition brimming with profundity, hilariy and love. It belongs where Bringhurst sees it: among the great traditions of the world. Bringhurst, an acclaimed typographer and book designer, will be redesigning this edition in a beautiful new package.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781553658399 20160605
Green Library, Special Collections
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117 p. ; 22 cm.
Huevos is not a politically correct articulation of the plight of Latino men in this era of so called gender equity and diversity. The author contends that while White women have made progress, Latinos, particularly Mexican men, have been entirely ignored; they have become the epitome of the poor working class. Ambitious and upward mobile Latinas often look down upon Latinos, and particularly Mexican males' lackluster economic success preferring other males. Latino males have been left out of any gender or racial discussion, yet suffer the highest work related death rates, lowest college attendance and graduation rates, high incarceration rates, the highest poverty even though they have the highest labor participation rates. The Latino male have become the Sisyphus's of America condemned to low wages by globalization, to ignorance by mediocre, highly-unionized schools, and destined to be marginalized of any equity-political-solution. The progress of White women has maintained White power by driving the diversity dialog, praxis, and remedy away from Latino males-the working, and uneducated poor. As Latino men have been relegated to a caste style social gender structure-the hard working indigent-Latinas have been blinded into believing that feminism and Chicanisma are positive, weakening Latino traditional social fabric and support system, while simultaneously ignoring the societal divide distressing Latinos, and especially Mexican males. "Huevos! Ya era hora! In an era of such political correctness, the timing couldn't be better. Once again Julian Camacho tackles the issues that are relevant in this truly academic discipline of Latino Studies." John J. Morales Jr. Chair and Professor of Chicano Studies, L.A. Mission College "Julian Camacho's work is thought provoking and it is bound to create deep conversations and debate. Thank you for addressing the real challenges Mexican man face everyday in US society." Marcos Ramos, College of Letters and Science. University of California, Berkeley "An exciting and enthralling design to educate the body and stimulate the mind. Destined to be one of the most discussed books in 2007!" Oscar Barajas, Author of soon to be realized book "Tales From The Wireless Clothesline".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780979645747 20160527
Green Library, Special Collections
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109, [3] p. : ill. ; 27 cm
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xxxviii, 362 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Green Library, Special Collections
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162 p. ; 22 cm.
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x, 127 p. : ill. ports. ; 27 cm.
  • Foreword / Joan Rosenbaum
  • Introduction / Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett
  • Salo W. Baron and the writing of modern Jewish history : speculations in honor of his centennial / Arthur Hertzberg
  • "Facing the New World" : what portraits of early American Jews reveal and what they obscure / Jonathan D. Sarna
  • The moral sublime : Jewish women and philanthropy in nineteenth-century America / Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett
  • Jews of the Amazon : voices from the earthly paradise / Ariel Segal
  • Meyer Schapiro's Jewish unconscious / Donald Kuspit
  • The myth of Europe in America's Judaism / Susannah Heschel.
In this insightful book, an eclectic and distinguished group of writers explore the Jewish experience in the Americas and celebrate the legacy of Salo Wittmayer Baron (1895-1989), a preeminent scholar who revolutionised the study of Jewish history during his lengthy tenure at Columbia University. Baron's important ideas are reflected throughout these texts, which concern strategies for the continuous identity of a dispersed people. Featured essays discuss the meaning and significance of colonial portraits of American Jews; the history of an extraordinary group of Jews in the remote Amazon; the charitable fairs organized by Jewish women to raise money for various causes in nineteenth-century America; the place of Jews in postmodern American culture; the "Jewish unconscious" of the art critic Meyer Schapiro; and Salo Baron's influence as a historian and teacher. A group of poems by Robert Pinsky accompanies the essays. Together these writings form a dynamic interplay of ideas that encourages readers to think deeply about Jewish history and identity.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780300106770 20160528
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656 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
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60 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
  • For all the children of California / by Mary Stokes
  • At home with the Stanfords / by Mary A. Helmich
  • The remarkable Mr. John Kelly / by Mary A. Helmrich
  • Frederick Low : a governor of many accomplishments / by John Allen
  • The Stanford children's home / by Janet Wadley.
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83 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
  • Amesa [sic] Leland Stanford : reformer, abolitionist, merchant, railroad entrepreneur, governor, senator, and founder of a university / by Walter P. Gray III
  • The curious architectural evolution of the Stanford Mansion / by Pat Turse and Leslie Hartzell
  • The Muybridge photographic assignment / by James E. Henley
  • The Stanfords' 1872 dining room : impressions of Victorian tastes / by Mary A. Helmrich
  • Carpets and gas lamps / by Jay Correia.
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2 v. (lviii, 1146 p.) : ill., maps, ports., facsims. ; 26 cm.
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119 p. : maps ; 21 cm.
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xiii, 306 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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xviii, 429 p. ; 24 cm.
Green Library, Marine Biology Library (Miller), Special Collections
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xxxv, 249 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
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17. Armenian Americans [2000]

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48 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
  • In search of freedom : Armenian immigration to America / by Lucine Kasbarian
  • A fruitful legacy : Armenian Americans in California / by Nicole E. Vartanian
  • April 24 : a day to remember, a day to unite / by Nicole E. Vartanian
  • Looking in on an Armenian American school / by Lucine Kasbarian
  • Famous Armenian Americans / by Christian Garbis
  • Straddling two worlds : an interview with Lucine Kasbarian / by Meg Chorlian
  • The Armenian Library and Museum of America : a cultural center / by Gary Lind-Sinanian.
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xxxiv, 164 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Green Library, Special Collections
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x, 307 p. ; 23 cm.
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xii, 354 p. ; 23 cm.
Green Library, Special Collections