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📒Rushing Waters Rising Dreams ✍ Denise M. Sandoval
✏Rushing Waters Rising Dreams Book Summary : "Using interviews with artists, instructors and community leaders as well as esays, photos, art pieces, and poetry, the editors explore more than two decades of how the lack of neighborhood cultural spaces adversely affects struggling families and communites - and how community-based arts expression, production and presentation inspired a cultural awekening and a revival of the imagination and spirit that also helped revitalize an economy as well as personal and social empowerment."--Page 4 of cover.
📒 White Washing American Education The New Culture Wars In Ethnic Studies 2 Volumes ✍ Denise M. Sandoval
✏ White Washing American Education The New Culture Wars in Ethnic Studies 2 volumes Book Summary : Recent attacks on Ethnic Studies, revisionist actions in curriculum content, and anti-immigrant policies are creating a new culture war in America. This important work lays out the current debates—both in K–12 and higher education—to uncover the dangers and to offer solutions. • Presents an innovative exploration of the new culture wars that address the various debates and views on Ethnic Studies that are under attack in American education, both in grades K–12 and in higher education • Provides information and insights presented by outstanding editors and contributors who are influential in the field • Includes case studies of Ethnic Studies at risk in higher education as well as personal narratives regarding the challenges and struggles of Ethnic Studies scholars and practitioners • Suggests solutions for strengthening diverse curricula in K–12 classrooms and in higher education classrooms
📒Hearts And Hands Second Edition ✍ Luis J. Rodriguez
✏Hearts and Hands Second Edition Book Summary : Hearts and Hands focuses on healing through community building. Empowered by thirty years of experience with gangs in Los Angeles and Chicago, Rodríguez offers a unique book of change. He makes concrete suggestions, shows how we can create nonviolent opportunities for youth today, and redirects kids into productive and satisfying lives. And he warns that we sacrifice community values for material gain when we incarcerate or marginalize people already on the edge of society. His drive to dissolve gang influence on kids is as personal as it is societal; his son, to whom he dedicates Hearts and Hands, served more than a decade in prison for gang-related activity. With anecdotes, interviews, and time-tested guidelines, Hearts and Hands makes a powerful argument for building and supporting community life. From the Trade Paperback edition.
📒Confessions Of A Radical Chicano Doo Wop Singer ✍ Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara
✏Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo Wop Singer Book Summary : A pioneer of Chicano rock, Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara performed with Frank Zappa, Johnny Otis, Bo Diddley, Tina Turner, and Celia Cruz, though he is best known as the front man of the 1970s experimental rock band Ruben And The Jets. Here he recounts how his youthful experiences in the barrio La Veinte of Santa Monica in the 1940s prepared him for early success in music and how his triumphs and seductive brushes with stardom were met with tragedy and crushing disappointments. Brutally honest and open, Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer is an often hilarious and self-critical look inside the struggle of becoming an artist and a man. Recognizing racial identity as composite, contested, and complex, Guevara—an American artist of Mexican descent—embraces a Chicano identity of his own design, calling himself a Chicano “culture sculptor” who has worked to transform the aspirations, alienations, and indignities of the Mexican American people into an aesthetic experience that could point the way to liberation.
✏Latinos and Latinas at Risk Issues in Education Health Community and Justice 2 volumes Book Summary : This two-volume collection of essays addresses the Latino/a experience in present-day America, covering six major areas of importance: education, health, family, children, teens, and violence. • Provides information from authoritative sources and data based on recent research • Includes ancillary tables, figures, and statistics for visual support • Features thoughtful questions and reflections on the chapters that support readers' further exploration of the topics • Shares some first-hand accounts and autobiographies along with selected interviews
📒Dream Interpretation By Example ✍ Wayde Gilchrist
✏Dream Interpretation by Example Book Summary : Dream expert Wayde Gilchrist teaches you how to interpret your dream by using real dreams from the internet as examples--complete and detailed analysis of 100 actual dreams.
📒Waist Deep In Black Water ✍ John Lane
✏Waist Deep in Black Water Book Summary : The author takes readers deep into the heart of the wilderness where he shadows crocodiles in Mexico and contemplates the spiritual dimensions of Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark, among other adventures. (Biology & Natural History)
📒Dream Sky ✍ Shin Chae-ho
✏Dream Sky Book Summary : Shin Chae-ho’s nationalist novella Dream Sky, written in 1916, reads like a cross between The Apocalypse of St. John and Pilgrim’s Progress. The first several lines depict the protagonist Hannom seeing a divine figure revealed in the heavens who announces the necessity of struggling for national survival. Battles in the sky follow and reflect battles on earth. Hannom, however, is called on not merely to observe and record, but also to join in a celestial battle against Japanese invaders. Yet, he encounters various tests and temptations along the way that distract him from his goal of reaching the battle, and that teach him of his own weaknesses and shortcomings.
📒The Dream Of Water ✍ Kyoko Mori
✏The Dream of Water Book Summary : In 1990 author Kyoko Mori returned to her native Japan to visit the "landscape of my childhood." There--looking for the house in which her mother killed herself, running on land that was once water, and retracing childhood train trips to her grandparents' farm--she relived the memories and uncovered the secrets that unlocked her past. In The Dream of Water, a series of chapters that are themselves "small perfections," she leads us to the "larger happiness" of an autobiography that is also a work of art. Japan is the land Mori fled as a teenager, seeking to escape from her cold, abusive father and her manipulative stepmother. It is the country she spend her adult life putting behind her, but it is also her homeland. As she searches through familiar neighborhoods and on distant islands, she is constantly aware of the culture she abandoned and the one she has adopted. Pushed by the sights and sounds of contemporary Japan into her interior world of memory and dreams, she also looks out toward the daylight land of America. A personal journey of discovery that is also an exploration of national difference, The Dream of Water explores intimate emotions that reveal profound cultural truths.
📒The Drowned Village ✍ Kathleen McGurl
✏The Drowned Village Book Summary : ‘Drew me straight in and kept me hooked.’ Linda Finlay ‘Really touching, a gently gripping mystery.’ Kerry Barret Beneath the surface lie forgotten secrets...