Weekly Book List, April 12, 2013

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AMERICAN STUDIES

Against the Tide: Immigrants, Day Laborers, and Community in Jupiter, Florida by Sandra Lazo de la Vega and Timothy J. Steigenga (University of Wisconsin Press; 189 pages; $26.95). Combines scholarly and personal perspectives in a study of the rise and resolution of tensions over Mexican immigrants' gathering to solicit work on one of the coastal city's main streets.

ANTHROPOLOGY

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