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STRANGE FRUIT: Racism and Community Life in the Chesapeake—1850 to the Present
STRANGE FRUIT: Racism and Community Life in the Chesapeake—1850 to the Present
This book traces the evolution of race and community, 1850 to the present. It examines political and cultural developments, which have played out at the micro-level in Maryland and which might explain the nature of race relations on the national level.
PROCLAIMING PRESENCE FROM THE WASHINGTON STAGE
Blair A. Ruble
This book recounts how in Washington, DC, theater offered a path to recognition for African Americans, Roman Catholic clerics, regional theater enthusiasts, and community activists.
NOT IRISH ENOUGH: An Anglo-Irish Family’s Three Centuries in Ireland
Sara Day
An engaging, richly annotated account of three hundred turbulent years of Irish history, highlighting the experiences of an Anglo-Irish Protestant family.
EROS AND ERIS: Love and Strife In and Beyond the Greco-Roman World
Ori Z Soltes
This book considers Greek and Latin literature as a prism through which Greco-Roman civilization may be understood through the specific lens of the interweave of two concepts, eros (love) and eris (strife).
LEAPING OVER THE OCEAN: Re-Reading Black Women’s Mobility in the 19th and Early 20th Century Trans-Atlantic World
Willi Coleman
This book highlights the motivations that pushed four Black women across the Atlantic Ocean at the turn of the 20th century to explore race and gender issues both at home and abroad.
THE MIDDLE EAST RIDDLE: A Study of the Middle East Peace Process and Israeli-Arab Relations in Changing Times
Luis Fleischman
The Middle East Riddle’s integrates different perspectives in order to understand the complexities of the Israeli-Arab conflict.
CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY AND PAINTING STUDIES IN POSTWAR AMERICA
Jason C. Kuo, Editor
A historiography on the study of Chinese calligraphy and painting by American scholars in the Postwar period.
UNITED STATES-VIETNAM RECONCILIATION: Through Wars to a Strategic Partnership
Desaix Anderson
Based on over forty years' consideration of Vietnam’s history, this book aims to put the Vietnam War within the context of Vietnam’s overall history.
SURVIVING THE UNITED NATIONS: The Unexpected Challenge
Robert Bruce Adolph
This is the gripping true story of 4 intense years in the life of a US Army Special Forces soldier, who joins the UN and then goes on to an assignment in Iraq at the time of the deadly jihadist bombing attack of the UN headquarters.
SLINGS & ARROWS: How Toxic Narratives Perpetuate Poverty in Indian Country
David W. Bland
This is a story about how a small company struck a blow against toxic narratives that keep Indian families in poverty, while winning a billion and a half dollars for housing and economic development on reservation lands.
JOHN LAW: The Man Who Changed the World
Pat Silver-Lasky
Sex, Money, and Power are the most powerful forces that drive mankind, and John Law was hell bent on having them all.
THE ABALONE UKULELE: A Tale of Far Eastern Intrigue
R. L. Crossland
An historical novel set in 1913 Shanghai, where four cultures are about to collide: China, Korea, Japan, and the US. The point of collision is three tons of Japanese gold ingots meant to undermine an already collapsing China.
UNDER INDIFFERENT SKIES
Vasken Berberian
This novel recounts the story of the Armenian genocide and beyond, from the shores of the Mediterranean to the frozen Siberian coast, from the plush palazzi of Venice to the cruel Soviet concentration camps, following the lives of two twin two brothers and their younger sister.
ELEONORA AND JOSEPH: Passion, Tragedy, and Revolution in the Age of Enlightenment
Julieta Almeida Rodrigues
An enticing take on the Enlightenment set in 18th-century Naples and the newly minted United States, as seen through the lens of two powerful historical figures.
UNDER AMERICAN SKIES
Francesca Andreini
An Italian writer and her travel-savvy family are on the move again. Will the US live up to their expectations?
A PATHÉTIQUE SONATA FOR THE CAGED CHILDREN: Appassionata Fugue Melodies Ink-Brushed Under Calligraphic Art
Wing-chi Chan
Wing-Chi Chan’s poetry embodies all the intricacies of form and genre across linguistic boundaries. His poems are written in English but conceived in both English and Chinese.
FIRE ON THE ZEN: BE WATER FOR HONG KONG’S 2019
Lai-Fong Wong
This collection of poems unites shattering loss and grief and a deep and hopeful resilience in the face of tragedy both natural and man-made. The collection includes photographic art that helps the reader to more carefully reflect upon the poetry.
PERDITION: Part One of the Profane Comedy
D. Selby Fing
Perdition is Part One of The Profane Comedy, an epic poem that encompasses all of US history, literature and philosophy. It uses Dante’s epic architecture to show the way to attain enlightenment by following a modern, secular path.