World History

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  • Cover scan of Presente!
    Presente!: Latin@ Immigrant Voices In The Struggle For Racial Justice
    - Paperback - AK Press
    'Presente!' transcends the characterisation of immigrants as either criminals or victims by drawing on the first-hand experiences of immigrants and immigrant-led organisations engaged in recent organising struggles. Focusing on Latino and Latina immigrants in the US, and covering the intersections of race, class and immigration, this anthology addresses the misguided notion that undocumented immigrants simply need to legalise their status to eliminate their marginalisation.
  • Cover scan of Personal Narratives Of Irish And Scottish Migration, 1921-65
    Personal Narratives Of Irish And Scottish Migration, 1921-65: 'For Spirit And Adventure'
    Angela McCarthy - Paperback - Manchester University Press
    Between 1921 and 1965, Irish and Scottish migrants continued to seek new homes abroad. Using the personal accounts of these migrants from letters, interviews, questionnaires and shipboard journals, together with more traditional documentary sources such as immigration files and maritime records, this book examines the experience of migration and settlement in North America and Australasia.
  • Cover scan of The Pacific
    The Pacific
    Hugh Ambrose - Paperback - Canongate
    Covering nearly four years of combat with access to military records, letters, memoirs, photographs, and interviews, this volume offers a historical perspective on the war against Japan, from the debacle in Bataan to the miracle of Midway, the black terraces of Iwo Jima, and the killing fields of Okinawa - and the triumphant return home.
  • Cover scan of A Poetics Of Resistance
    A Poetics Of Resistance: The Revolutionary Public Relations Of The Zapatista Insurgency
    Jeff Conant - Paperback - AK
    Part literary criticism, part media analysis, and part marketing handbook, 'A Poetics of Resistance' provides a refreshingly new take on the Zapatistas.
  • Cover scan of Paradoxes Of Utopia
    Paradoxes Of Utopia: Anarchist Culture And Politics In Buenos Aires, 1890-1910
    Juan Suriano - Paperback - AK
    This title explores how a revolutionary ideology was woven into the ordinary lives of the people of Argentina, creating a complex tapestry of symbols, rituals and daily practices that supported and created the Argentine labour movement.
  • Cover scan of Piracy: The Complete History
    Piracy: The Complete History
    Angus Konstam - Hardback - Osprey
    Pirate expert Angus Konstam sails through the brutal history of piracy, from the pirates who plagued the ancient Egyptians to the Viking raids and on to the era of privateers. He then discusses the 'Golden Age of Piracy' and colourful characters like Blackbeard and Captain Kidd, before examining the phenomenon of the modern pirate.
  • Cover scan of Partisanas
    Partisanas: Women In The Armed Resistance To Fascism And German Occupation (1936-1945)
    Ingrid Strobl - Paperback - AK
    This is an inspiring piece of writing, uncovering much of the unacknowledged history of the militant roles taken by women in times of war and simultaneously blowing apart the still pervasive myth that Jewish people did not fight back against the Fascist forces.

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