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Palabra de Mujer: Historia oral de las directoras de cine mexicanas (1988-1994)
Arredondo, Isabel

Subject: Latin America

“In this compilation of interviews, [Isabel] Arredondo, professor of Latin American literature at SUNY Plattsburgh, documents the importance of allowing women filmmakers to develop their own dialogue about their craft. After an introduction detailing the governmental bureaucracies that control the …

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Papa Doc and the Tontons Macoutes
Diederich, Bernard and Al Burt (foreword by Graham Greene)

Subject: Caribbean

Originally published in 1970, this is the story of Haiti under the rule of Dr. François Duvalier. Bernard Diederich lived in Haiti for 14 years and had personal experience of the early Duvalier days and the period of Maloire’s rule. …

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Parricide on the Pampa: A New Study and Translation of Los Gauchos Judíos
Gerchunoff, Alberto (edited by Edna Aizenberg)

Subject: Religion, South America

This book presents a radical rereading of Alberto Gerchunoff’s classic Argentinian immigrant saga, Los gauchos judíos (The Jewish Gauchos; 1910). This collection of stories about early 20th-century agricultural colonies founded by persecuted Eastern Europeans Jews on the pampa has been …

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Passage from Home: The Erotic Awakening of a Young Intellectual
Rosenfeld, Isaac (edited by Jonathan D. Sarna; introduction by Mark Shechner)

Subject: World Literature

This outstanding family novel, set in a Jewish neighborhood of Chicago, is “the fullest articulation of the generational conflict between Jewish fathers and [sins],” writes Alexander Bloom in his 1986 book Prodigal Sons. The central character, a 15-year-old boy in …

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Pathetic Symphony: A Biographical Novel About Tchaikovsky
Mann, Klaus

Subject: World Literature

Like Mephisto, Pathetic Symphony is a novel about important artists and their milieu. Drawing his material from documented sources, and without ever distorting historical truth or sacrificing biographical accuracy for the sake of the narrative, Klaus Mann here presents a …

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People and Issues in Latin American History
Hanke, Lewis and Jane M. Rausch

Subject: Latin America, World History

This two-volume edition of People and Issues in Latin American History presents a range of sources on and interpretations of important topics in the history of Latin America that enable students to debate the historical significance of individuals and issues. …

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A People’s History of Latin America
Horna, Hernan

Subject: Latin American History

The history of Latin America has been written principally with a top-down approach that focuses on leaders and the privileged. Hernán Horna brings us a history that centers on the experience of Native Americans, blacks, and the poor. It examines …

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Pilgrimage to Mecca: The Indian Experience, 1500–1800
Pearson, Michael N.

Subject: Asia, Middle East, Religion

For over a thousand years, tens and hundreds of thousands of Muslim Indians have been making the pilgrimage to Mecca, the annual Hajj. In the early modern period, they followed a route over the Indian Ocean, producing an entanglement of …

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Policing Accounting Knowledge: The Market for Excuses Affair
Puxty, Tony and Tony Tinker

Subject: Accounting

What becomes “knowledge” in accounting research is primarily what is published in leading journals. One source of contention is the extent to which the institutional structure of access to academic media affects and might spread the public validity of knowledge …

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Political Cartoons in the Middle East
Göçek, Fatma Müge

Subject: Middle East

The imagery of political cartoons provides a unique yet under-studied insight into how Middle Eastern societies think. By combining the indigenous comic tradition of shadow plays with the imported Western print form, and by drawing on both visual and verbal …

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