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Latino Almanac: From Early Explorers to Corporate Leaders

Despite some flaws, this wide-ranging, clearly written volume will help researchers understand the past, present, and potential future of Latinos in the United States.

Arab and Muslim Science Fiction: Critical Essays

Readers should not expect academic rigor; instead they’ll find wide-ranging specialized material on the disparate emerging field of multilingual sf from the Arab and Islamic worlds.

Roar Like a Goddess: Every Woman’s Guide to Becoming Unapologetically Powerful, Prosperous, and Peaceful

Readers looking for life-coaching advice, admonition, affirmation, inspiration, and encouragement will find it here. The text also contributes general knowledge about Hinduism and Indian culture.

The Japanese Myths: A Guide to Gods, Heroes and Spirits

Students, travelers, and all readers interested in the history of Japan, Japanese ideology, and the nation’s current cultural products, will find this authoritative work absorbing.

The Wordhord: Daily Life in Old English

A specialized but delightful book that is essential for undergraduate students of linguistics, literature, and history and will appeal to anyone with a yen for history or language.

Food Cultures of Mexico: Recipes, Customs, and Issues

Persistent general readers, travelers, and culinary students will find useful material here.

Women Who Changed the World: Their Lives, Challenges, and Accomplishments Through History

For high school and university students and general readers, this encyclopedia adds balance to history collections.

The Greek Myths That Shape the Way We Think

A stunning survey and a convincing argument for myths’ continuing ability to speak to us, this masterly and insightful work should inspire students and general readers alike.

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

For philosophers, language lovers, novelists, and fantasists, this perspective-expanding little book offers abundant ambedo (“a momentary trance of emotional clarity”).

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