Monthly Archives: August 2016

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No-No Boy ( John Okada ) and Dreaming In Cuban ( Cristina Garcia )

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Examines the two novels’ depictions of problems of immigrants in the U.S., assimilation, generational conflict and gender issues.

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Iran: Before and After the Revolution

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Examines and compares the country during the reigns of the Shah and Khomeini and his successors.

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Adaptation Of Native Americans

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Origins of the first people in America, threats from Europeans, successful and unsuccessful adaptation and evolution, culture, language, assimilation, focusing on Southern California.

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The Origins and Significance of the Mardi Gras

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Examines the religious and cultural origins, evolution and significance of the festival in New Orleans and other cities.

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Economic Transition In China And Russia

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Examines and compares economic and political liberalization in nations once purely communistic.

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London Bridge

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A historical, cultural and architectural analysis of the bridge and its evolution, fate and succeeding structures.

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All The King’s Men ( Robert Penn Warren )

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Examines the novel’s theme of personal, political and social responsibility.

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The Death Of Woman Wang ( Jonathan Spence )

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Analyzes this 1878 work’s portrait of Confucian society and family system.

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