Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on How to Become American

Author: Wajahat Ali

Language: English

Summary: “Go back to where you came from, you terrorist!”

This is just one of the many warm, lovely, and helpful tips that Wajahat Ali and other children of immigrants receive on a daily basis. Go back where, exactly? Fremont, California, where he grew up, but is now an unaffordable place to live? Or Pakistan, the country his parents left behind a half-century ago? Continue reading “Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on How to Become American”

L’unica persona nera nella stanza

Author: Nadeesha Uyangoda Language: Italiano Summary: La razza è un concetto difficile da cogliere, pur non avendo fondamenti biologici produce grossi effetti nei rapporti sociali, professionali e sentimentali. La razza in Italia non si palesa fino a quando tu non sei l’unica persona nera in una stanza di bianchi. E quell’unica persona è Bellamy, Mike, Blessy, David… una moltitudine in parte sommersa, sotterranea. Quell’unica persona … Continue reading L’unica persona nera nella stanza

Global Mother Tongue : The Eight Flavours of English

Author: Howard Richler

Language: English

Summary: Celebrating a language that is spoken by 1.6 billion people, this entertaining analysis explores the international growth of English and gives an in-depth examination of its history.

Explaining the differences and similarities between the eight English-languages—African, American, Australian/New Zealand, British, Canadian, Caribbean, East Asian, and South Asian—this survey reflects on both dialect and usage.

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Living Abroad Successfully: What Where When How

Author: Rachel Smets

Language: English

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Do you wish you could live abroad? Where would you go? What would you do once you got there? Whether your dream is to escape your current life, become a globetrotter, explore new career paths or just enjoy life elsewhere, this book is for you.

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The West and the World: A History of Civilization from the Ancient World to 1700

Author: Kevin Reilly Language: English Summary: This work covers topics such as gender, religion, war, ecology, and nationalism, creating both thematic narratives and the strands of a larger chronological account. It explores major historical turning points, and reveals the dynamic of increasing global interactions. (Goodreads) Continue reading The West and the World: A History of Civilization from the Ancient World to 1700