BOOKS RECEIVED: Edgardo Melendez, “Sponsored Migration: The State and Puerto Rican Postwar Migration to the United States” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Puerto Rico is often left out of conversations on migration and transnationalism within the Latino context. Sponsored Migration: The State and Puerto Rican Postwar Migration to the United States by Edgardo Melendez seeks to… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Michelle Kuo, “Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship” (Random House, 2017)
: Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley A memoir of race, inequality, and the power of literature told through the life-changing friendship between an idealistic young teacher and her gifted student, jailed for murder in the Mississippi Delta Recently graduated… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Clayton J. Ruminski, “Iron Valley: The Transformation of the Iron Industry in Ohio’s Mahoning Valley, 1802-1913” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Youngstown, Ohio, and the surrounding Mahoning Valley supplied the iron that helped transform the United States into an industrial powerhouse in the nineteenth century. The story of the Mahoning Valleys unorthodox rise from mid-scale… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: ShiPu Wang, “The Other American Moderns: Matsura, Ishigaki, Noda, Hayakawa” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In The Other American Moderns, ShiPu Wang analyzes the works of four early twentieth-century American artists who engaged with the concept of Americanness: Frank Matsura, Ishigaki, Hideo Noda, and Miki Hayakawa. In so doing,… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Bob Hunter, “Thurberville”
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley James Thurber’s Columbus was not today’s Columbus or even yesterdays. It was a Columbus he both knew and created, a place perched on the fringe of reality and the fringe of his imagination. It… Read More
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