Description : The Partition Of India In 1947 Caused One Of The Great Human Convulsions Of History. The Statistics Are Staggering. Twelve Million People Were Displaced; A Million Died; Seventy-Five Thousand Women Are Said To Have Been Abducted And Raped; Families Were Divided; Properties Lost; Homes Destroyed. In Public Memory, However, The Violent, Disturbing Realities That Accompanied Partition Have Remained Blanketed In Silence. And Yet, In Private, The Voices Of Partition Have Never Been Stilled And Its Ramifications Have Not Yet Ended. Urvashi Butalia S Remarkable Book, The Outcome Of A Decade Of Interviews And Research, Looks At What Partition Was Intended To Achieve, And How It Worked On The Ground, And In People S Lives. Pieced Together From Oral Narratives And Testimonies, In Many Cases From Women, Children And Dalits-Marginal Voices Never Heard Before-And Supplemented By Documents, Reports, Diaries, Memoirs And Parliamentary Records, This Is A Moving, Personal Chronicle Of Partition That Places People, Instead Of Grand Politics, At The Centre. These Are The Untold Stories Of Partition, Stories That India Has Not Dared To Confront Even After Fifty Years Of Independence.
Description : Angel music, developed by three young men trying to create the perfect musical scale, has taken the world by storm. As the music's hold grows stronger its effects bring the world to the brink of a catastrophe.
Description : Examines the use of sign language by the deaf and discusses the education and social conditions of deaf people in the United States
Description : Women who have been date-raped reveal the singular pain of betrayal that compounds the brutal experience of sexual violence. Their personal accounts are then considered by health professionals who explain how to recognize factors common in rape situations, recommend methods for recovery, and answer frequently asked questions. Includes a state-by-state listing of rape crisis centers.
Description : After years of abuse, with only a bleak future ahead of her, a young German woman joins other women being transported to German's colony in South-West Africa to attend the needs of male settlers, but when she is confronted by the harsh reality and brutality of life in Africa, she revolts, joining a ragtag army of women and native victims to take on the German Reich. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Description : As a member of a gifted, idiosyncratic, and argumentative family, twelve-year-old Hero chooses mutism until she reconciles the true with the real in her life.
Description : Concerned with the crisis of the poet who finds himself at the limits of language and is impelled to go beyond the words.