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(no picture available) McDermott Hughes, David
2017   Energy Without Conscience: Oil, Climate Change, and Complicity. Durham, North Carolina. Duke University Press.
Subject: Energy industries - Environmental aspects; Energy industries - Moral and ethical aspects; Slavery - Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad - History; Petroleum industry and trade - Colonies - Great Britain; Petroleum industry and trade - Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad

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(no picture available) Trnka, Susanna and Catherine Trundle (eds.)
2017   Competing Responsibilities: The Politics and Ethics of Contemporary Life. Durham, North Carolina. Duke University Press.
Subject: Making us resilient : responsible citizens for uncertain times / Nikolas Rose and Filippa Lentzos -- Attunement : rethinking responsibility / Jarrett Zigon -- Reciprocal responsibilities : struggles over (new and old) social contracts, environmental pollution, and childhood asthma in the Czech Republic / Susanna Trnka -- Audit culture and the politics of responsibility : beyond neoliberal responsibilization? / Cris Shore -- From corporate social responsibility to creating shared value : contesting responsibilization and the mining industry / Jessica M. Smith -- "The information is out there" : transparency, responsibility, and the missing in Cyprus / Elizabeth Anne Davis -- Justice and its doubles : producing postwar responsibilities in Sierra Leone / Rosalind Shaw -- The politics of responsibility in HIV / Barry D. Adam -- Responsibilities of the Third Age and the intimate politics of sociality in Poland / Jessica Robbins-Ruszkowski -- Genetic bystanders : familial responsibility and the state's accountability to veterans of nuclear tests / Catherine Trundle.; Responsibility - Political aspects; Citizenship; Political rights; Responsibility - Social aspects

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(no picture available) Ahmad, Attiya
2017   Everyday Conversations: Islam, Domestic Work, and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait. Durham, North Carolina. Duke University Press.
Subject: Household employees - Kuwait; Women immigrants - Employment - Kuwait; South Asians - Employment - Kuwait; Conversion - Islam - Social aspects; South Asian diaspora; Belonging (Social psychology)

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(no picture available) Douglass, John G. and William M. Graves (eds.)
2017   New Mexico and the Pimeria Alta. Boulder, Colorado: University of Colorado Press.
Subject: New Mexico and the Pimería Alta : a brief introduction to the colonial period in the American Southwest / John G. Douglass and William M. Graves -- "The peace that was granted had not been kept" : Coronado in the Tiguex Province, 1540-1542 / Matthew F. Schmader -- Meeting in places : seventeenth-century Puebloan and Spanish landscapes / Phillip O. Leckman -- Hopi weaving and the colonial encounter : a study of persistence through change / Laurie D. Webster -- The Pueblo world transformed : alliances, factionalism, and animosities in the Northern Rio Grande, 1680-1700 / Matthew Liebmann, Robert Preucel, and Joseph Aguilar -- Comanche New Mexico : the eighteenth century / Severin Fowles, Jimmy Arterberry, Lindsay Montgomery and Heather Atherton -- Aquí me quedo : vecino origins and the settlement archaeology of the Rio del Oso Grant, New Mexico / J. Andrew Darling and B. Sunday Eiselt -- Becoming vecinos : civic identities in late colonial New Mexico / Kelly L. Jenks -- Moquis, Kastiilam, and the trauma of history : Hopi oral traditions of seventeenth-century Franciscan missionary abuses / Thomas E. Sheridan and Stewart B. Koyiyumptewa -- Population dynamics in the Pimería Alta, A.D. 1650/1750 / Lauren Jelinek and Dale Brenneman -- Missions, livestock, and economic transformations in the Pimería Alta / Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman -- Life in Tucson, on the northern frontier of the Pimería Alta / J. Homer Thiel -- O'odham irrigated agriculture response to colonization on the middle Gila River, Southern Arizona / Colleen Strawhacker -- The archaeology of colonialism in the American Southwest and Alta California : some observations and comments / Kent G. Lightfoot -- Materiality matters : colonial transformations spanning the southwestern and southeastern borderlands / David Hurst Thomas.; Spaniards - Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.) - History; Spaniards - Southwest, New - History; Indians of North America - First contact with Europeans - Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.) - History; Indians of North America - First contact with Europeans - Southwest, New - History; Ethnoarchaeology - Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.); Ethnoarchaeology - Southwest, New; Indians of North America - First contact with Europeans; Spaniards; North America - Pimería Alta; Southwest, New

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(no picture available) Armstrong, Fernando-Fumero and Julio Hoil Gutierez (eds.)
2017   Legacies of Spaces and Intangible Heritage: Archaeology, Ethnohistory, and the Politics of Cultural Continuity in the Americas. Boulder, Colorado: University of Colorado Press.
Subject: Settlement patterns, intangible memory, and the institutional entanglements of heritage in modern Yucatán / Fernando Armstrong-Fumero and Julio Hoil Gutierrez -- Hopisinmuy wu'ya'mat hisat yang tupqa'va yeesiwngwu (Hopi ancestors lived in these canyons) / Maren P. Hopkins, Stewart B. Koyiyumptewa, Saul L. Hedquist, T.J. Ferguson, and Chip Colwell -- Designs on/of the land : competing visions, displacement, and landscape memory in British colonial Honduras / Christine Kray, Minette Church, and Jason Yaeger -- Cultivating community : the archaeology of Japanese American confinement at Amache / Bonnie Clark -- Indigenous house plans and land in Mexico City (sixteenth century) : reflections on the buying and selling, inheritance, and conflicts surrounding houses and land / Keiko Yoneda ; translated by Hannah Becker -- The archaeology of place in Ebtun, Yucatán, Mexico / Rani T. Alexander -- Names, naming, and person reference in Quiahije Chatino / Emiliana Cruz -- A culturescape built over 5000 years, archaeology and Vichama Raymi in the forge of history / Winifred Creamer, Jonathan Haas, and Henry Marcelo Castillo -- Interpreting long-term human environment interaction in Amazonia / Anna C. Roosevelt.; Cultural landscapes - America - Case studies; Cultural property - Protection - America - Case studies; Cultural property - America - Management - Case studies; Historic sites - Conservation and restoration - America - Case studies; Historic sites - America - Management - Case studies; Indians - Antiquities - Collection and preservation - Case studies

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(no picture available) Moore, Jerry D.
2017   Incidence of Travel: Recent Journeys in Ancient South America. Boulder, Colorado: University of Colorado Press.
Subject: South America - Antiquities; Moore, Jerry D. - Travel - South America; South America - Description and travel

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(no picture available) O'Neill, Bruce
2017   The Space of Boredom: Homelessness in the Slowing Global Order. Durham, North Carolina. Duke University Press.
Subject: Boredom - Social aspects; Globalization - Social aspects - Romania; Homelessness - Political aspects - Romania; Romania - Social conditions - 1989-; Romania - Economic conditions - 1989-; Economic history; Globalization - Social aspects; Homelessness - Political aspects; Social conditions; Romania

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(no picture available) Slade, Tim
2016   The Destruction of Memory . Brooklyn, NY: Icarus Films.
Subject: Cultural property - Destruction and pillage; Buildings - War damage; Historic sites; Antiquities; Cultural property - Preservation - Law and legislation

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(no picture available) French, Pamela
(n.d.)   Becoming More Visible. San Francisco, CA: Video Project.
Subject: Are you Male or Female? For four young transgender adults this is not a simple question. Since early childhood, these four defied societal norms to be their true selves and become more visible. "Becoming More Visible" shines a humanizing light on their different stories to help ignite the awareness and understanding needed to put an end to the discrimination of transgender people.

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(no picture available) Shemtov, Melody
2017   The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets. Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films.
Subject: Iraq War, 2003-2011 - Protest movements - United States; Afghan War, 2001- - Protest movements - United States; Anti-war demonstrations - United States; Peace movements - United States; Pacifists - United States

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(no picture available) Pakarati, Leonardo
2015   The Spirit of the Ancestors. Brooklyn, NY: Pragda.
Subject: "The Spirit of the Ancestors" tells the story of Moia Hoa Haka Nana'ia, one of Rapa Nui's (Easter Island) sacred spirits, also known as the Stolen Friend in the island. Colonizers took the massive, iconic carving 100 years ago, and is now one of the countless living objects housed in museums worldwide.

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(no picture available) Kaufman, Deborah & Alan Snitow
2016   Company Town. bull.
Subject: Urban revitalization; Sharing economy; Urbanization policies; Gentrification

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(no picture available) Decena, Mark
(n.d.)   Not Without Us. San Francisco, CA: Video Project.
Subject: "Not Without Us" follows seven grassroots activists from around the world to the 21st U.N. Climate Talks in Paris. The effects of climate change on their lives reveal what’s at stake if a strong agreement to limit carbon emissions is not reached. Yet, the landmark Paris Accords, signed by 192 nations, is non-binding and fails to mention the main cause of global climate change: fossil fuels. How could this be?

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(no picture available) Abi-Samra, Maher
2016   A Maid for Each. Brooklyn, NY: Icarus Films.
Subject: Women household employees - Lebanon - Social conditions; Women foreign workers - Lebanon - Social conditions; Women immigrants - Lebanon - Social conditions

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(no picture available) Gregor, Lutz
2016   Mali Blues. Brooklyn, NY: Icarus Films.
Subject: Music - Religious aspects - Islam; Musicians - Mali - Social conditions; Music - Mali

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(no picture available) Plunkett, Mike
2015   Salero. New York: Cinema Guild.
Subject: Salt mines and mining - Bolivia - Uyuni, Salar de; Lithium industry - Bolivia - Uyuni, Salar de; Salt flats - Bolivia - Uyuni, Salar de; Salt workers - Bolivia - Biography; Uyuni, Salar de (Bolivia); Lithium industry; Salt flats

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(no picture available) Apkon, Stephen & Andrew Young
2016   Disturbing the Peace. Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films.
Subject: Arab-Israeli conflict - 1993- - Peace; Soldiers - Palestine; Pacifists; Interpersonal relations; Peace; Soldiers; Middle East - Palestine

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(no picture available) Galvez, Hector
2014   NN, Sin Identidad. Brooklyn, NY: Pragda.
Subject: Forensic anthropologists - Peru - Drama; Anonymous persons - Peru - Drama; Peru - History - 1980- - Drama; Anonymous persons; Forensic anthropologists

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(no picture available) Gutierrez, Chus
2015   Sacromonte: The Wise of the Tribe. Brooklyn, NY: Pragda.
Subject: Flamenco music - Spain - Granada - History and criticism

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(no picture available) Mancha, Luis
2014   Inner Borderlines: Visions of America through the Eyes of Alejandro Morales. Brooklyn, NY: Pragda.
Subject: Morales, Alejandro, - 1944- - Criticism and interpretation; American literature - Mexican influences - History and criticism; Hispanic American neighborhoods; Mexican American authors - Interviews; Morales, Alejandro, - 1944-; American literature - Mexican influences

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(no picture available) Zorraquin, Luis
2015   Guarani. Brooklyn, NY: Pragda.
Subject: "A heartfelt story,Guarani follows fisherman Atilio as he travels with his granddaughter Iara to Buenos Aries.... Part road movie and part coming-of-age drama, the film portrays two generations of Paraguayans whose views of the world seem centuries apart."

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