The Silence of War

The Silence of War
Author: Terry McGowan
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2016-08-23
ISBN: 1101988207
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Silence of War Book Excerpt:

With a Foreword by Bill O’Reilly, here is the incredible memoir of a former Marine who returns to combat in Iraq and Afghanistan three decades after leaving the Corps. Terry McGowan had been a beat cop, a Marine captain, and a Special Agent for the FBI before retiring at the age of fifty. But when tragedy struck the United States on September 11th, 2001, Terry felt an undiminished sense of duty to protect and serve his country. Six years later, he was in Iraq as a member of a team of high ranking retired and active duty military working for the highest level of Marine military intelligence. His success in Iraq led to a position as a Law Enforcement Professional with the Marines in Afghanistan. There he found himself the oldest member of a platoon on the front line; a platoon that was understrength and under fire. While an eighteen year old Marine can't look at a crowd of Afghans and pick out the guilty party, with his years of experience in law enforcement, Terry had developed an eye for the "felony look". His training as a Marine Officer combined with his experience as an FBI Agent made him a unique asset as he struggled to keep up with young Marines while they humped over the mountains. In The Silence of War, Terry recounts the many trials of his life of service, providing an intimate glimpse into the horrible realities of modern military conflict. INCLUDES PHOTOS

The Silence of the Girls

The Silence of the Girls
Author: Pat Barker
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2018-08-30
ISBN: 0241983215
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Silence of the Girls Book Excerpt:

A GUARDIAN BEST BOOK OF THE 21ST CENTURY 'Chilling, powerful, audacious' The Times 'Magnificent. You are in the hands of a writer at the height of her powers' Evening Standard There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan War whose voice has been silent - until now. Discover the greatest Greek myth of all - retold by the witness that history forgot . . . Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. Now she is a slave to the man who butchered her husband and brothers. Trapped in a world defined by men, can she survive to become the author of her own story? PERFECT FOR FANS OF MADELINE MILLER'S CIRCE AND THE SONG OF ACHILLES. *Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction and the Costa Novel Award* Pat Barker continues her extraordinary retelling of one of our greatest myths in The Women of Troy.

Into The Silence

Into The Silence
Author: Wade Davis
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2011-10-06
ISBN: 1448113970
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Into The Silence Book Excerpt:

WINNER OF THE 2012 SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE A monumental work of history, biography and adventure - the First World War, Mallory and Mount Everest ‘The price of life is death’ For Mallory, as for all of his generation, death was but ‘a frail barrier that men crossed, smiling and gallant, every day’. As climbers they accepted a degree of risk unimaginable before the war. What mattered now was how one lived, and the moments of being alive. While the quest for Mount Everest may have begun as a grand imperial gesture, it ended as a mission of revival for a country and a lost generation bled white by war. In a monumental work of history and adventure, Davis asks not whether George Mallory was the first to reach the summit of Everest, but rather why he kept climbing on that fateful day.

The Silent War

The Silent War
Author: Larry Johns
Publsiher: Larry Johns
Total Pages: 191
Release: 1981
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Silent War Book Excerpt:

April 1942 In Europe, the Germans are still totally unaware that the allies have broken the complicated ENIGMA code, whilst in the Far East theatre, where the Japanese are using their own version of the ENIGMA code, an intercepted communication leads Brigadier Donald Reisman, head of British Intelligence in Calcutta, to the damning conclusion that the war’s most closely guarded secret is no longer secure. Can he afford to test his theory when, to do so, he must open Pandora’s box? And can he afford not to? One way or the other he must act - and quickly! Lives are at stake. Future campaigns are at stake. For without the ENIGMA secret the already hard- pressed allied armies are in danger of being swept further and further westward. Reisman’s eventual decision leads his team back into Japanese occupied Burma in an effort to free from a prison camp the one man who can answer the burning question.

Lifting the Silence

Lifting the Silence
Author: David Scott Smith,Sydney Percival Smith
Publsiher: Dundurn
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2010-11-01
ISBN: 1554888255
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lifting the Silence Book Excerpt:

At a time of great sacrifice in Canadian history, we are welcomed into the homes, the hearts, and the minds of mothers, sons, fathers, and friends as we follow Syd Smith and his high-school brotherhood of 13 when they answer the call to duty in 1941.

The silent morning

The silent morning
Author: Trudi Tate,Kate Kennedy
Publsiher: Manchester University Press
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2016-01-04
ISBN: 1526103400
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The silent morning Book Excerpt:

This is the first book to study the cultural impact of the Armistice of 11 November 1918. It contains 14 new essays from scholars working in literature, music, art history and military history. The Armistice brought hopes for a better future, as well as sadness, disappointment and rage. Many people in all the combatant nations asked hard questions about the purpose of the war. These questions are explored in complex and nuanced ways in the literature, music and art of the period. This book revisits the silence of the Armistice and asks how its effect was to echo into the following decades. The essays are genuinely interdisciplinary and are written in a clear, accessible style.

FOLLOW THE SILENCE poems of passion and conscience Vol 2

FOLLOW THE SILENCE  poems of passion and conscience Vol  2
Author: Charles Edward York
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 604
Release: 2018-05-02
ISBN: 138774416X
Category: Poetry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

FOLLOW THE SILENCE poems of passion and conscience Vol 2 Book Excerpt:

FOLLOW THE SILENCE: poems of passion and conscience Vol. 2 explores life, faith, nature, death, war & more. This volume is the second half of his complete work of poetry of 770 poems.

The Silence of Memory

The Silence of Memory
Author: Adrian Gregory
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2014-03-04
ISBN: 1847881807
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Silence of Memory Book Excerpt:

This book examines how the British people came to terms with the massive trauma of the First World War. Although the literary memory of the war has often been discussed, little has been written on the public ceremonies on and around 11 November which dominated the public memory of the war in the inter-war years. This book aims to remedy the deficiency by showing the pre-eminence of Armistice Day, both in reflecting what people felt about the war and in shaping their memories of it. It shows that this memory was complex rather than simple and that it was continually contested. Finally it seeks to examine the impact of the Second World War on the memory of the First and to show how difficult it is to recapture the idealistic assumptions of a world that believed it had experienced 'the war to end all wars'.

Crossing Empires

Crossing Empires
Author: Kristin L. Hoganson,Jay Sexton
Publsiher: Duke University Press
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2020-01-03
ISBN: 1478007435
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Crossing Empires Book Excerpt:

Weaving U.S. history into the larger fabric of world history, the contributors to Crossing Empires de-exceptionalize the American empire, placing it in a global transimperial context. They draw attention to the breadth of U.S. entanglements with other empires to illuminate the scope and nature of American global power as it reached from the Bering Sea to Australia and East Africa to the Caribbean. With case studies ranging from the 1830s to the late twentieth century, the contributors address topics including diplomacy, governance, anticolonialism, labor, immigration, medicine, religion, and race. Their transimperial approach—whether exemplified in examinations of U.S. steel corporations partnering with British imperialists to build the Ugandan railway or the U.S. reliance on other empires in its governance of the Philippines—transcends histories of interimperial rivalries and conflicts. In so doing, the contributors illuminate the power dynamics of seemingly transnational histories and the imperial origins of contemporary globality. Contributors. Ikuko Asaka, Oliver Charbonneau, Genevieve Clutario, Anne L. Foster, Julian Go, Michel Gobat, Julie Greene, Kristin L. Hoganson, Margaret D. Jacobs, Moon-Ho Jung, Marc-William Palen, Nicole M. Phelps, Jay Sexton, John Soluri, Stephen Tuffnell

News of War

News of War
Author: Rachel Galvin
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2017-10-13
ISBN: 0190623942
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

News of War Book Excerpt:

News of War: Civilian Poetry 1936-1945 is a powerful account of how civilian poets confront the urgent problem of writing about war. The six poets Rachel Galvin discusses-W. H. Auden, Marianne Moore, Raymond Queneau, Gertrude Stein, Wallace Stevens, and César Vallejo-all wrote memorably about war, but still they felt they did not have authority to write about what they had not experienced firsthand. Consequently, these writers developed a wartime poetics engaging with both classical rhetoric and the daily news in texts that encourage readers to take critical distance from war culture. News of War is the first book to address the complex relationship between poetry and journalism. In two chapters on civilian literatures of the Spanish Civil War, five chapters on World War II, and an epilogue on contemporary poetry about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Galvin combines analysis of poetic form with attention to socio-historical context, drawing on rare archival sources and furnishing new translations. In comparing how poets wrestled with the limits of bodily experience, and with the ethical, political, and aesthetic problems they faced, Galvin theorizes the concept of meta-rhetoric, a type of ethical self-interference. She argues that civilian writers employed strategies drawn from journalism precisely to question the objectivity and facticity of war reporting. Civilian poetics of the 1930s and 1940s was born from writers' desire to acknowledge their own socio-historical position and to write poems that responded ethically to the gravest events of their day.

Breaking the Silence Gaffney T homas S ain t John England Ireland Wilson and the War

Breaking the Silence   Gaffney  T homas  S ain t John   England  Ireland  Wilson and the War
Author: Thomas Saint John Gaffney
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 358
Release: 1930
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Breaking the Silence Gaffney T homas S ain t John England Ireland Wilson and the War Book Excerpt:

Silence in Modern Irish Literature

Silence in Modern Irish Literature
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2017-04-06
ISBN: 9004342745
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Silence in Modern Irish Literature Book Excerpt:

Silence in Modern Irish Writing examines the meanings and forms of silence in Irish poetry, fiction and drama in modern times. These are discussed in psychological, ethical, topographical, spiritual and aesthetic terms.

The Same Ax Twice

The Same Ax  Twice
Author: Howard Mansfield
Publsiher: UPNE
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2001-06
ISBN: 9781584651178
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Same Ax Twice Book Excerpt:

A wide-ranging inquiry into the nature and possibility of restoration.

The Politics of Trauma and Integrity

The Politics of Trauma and Integrity
Author: Sachiyo Tsukamoto
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2022-06-07
ISBN: 1000622657
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Politics of Trauma and Integrity Book Excerpt:

The Politics of Trauma and Integrity uses the lenses of gender and trauma to tell the stories of narratives testified by two contrasting Japanese "comfort women" survivors. Through an innovative interdisciplinary study of the politics of gendered memory and trauma in historical context, with numerous primary sources for analysis including diaries, interviews, letters and oral testimonies, this book uncovers the life-or-death struggles of Japanese survivors in pursuit of public recognition as the victims of state violence against women. It is set within a gender history of modern Japan, supplemented by feminist activist methodology premised upon political agency that seeks social justice. The author’s analysis draws upon three key concepts: trauma, coherence of the self, and integrity. Focusing upon the role of gender and trauma as the nexus between memory construction and identity formation in modern Japan, the author reveals these women’s relentless quest for their recovery and creation of new identities. This book provides a better understanding of the victims of sexual violence and encourages readers to listen to the voice of trauma, as well as making a significant contribution to the existing research on the ongoing history of sexual violence against women in Japan, the rest of Asia and beyond. It will be of interest to scholars, researchers, activists and all who are interested in the issue of women’s human rights. It provides supplementary reading and research material for history and politics courses relating to Japan and East Asia, memory, identity, trauma, gender, war and feminist activism. This book will also be beneficial to victims of sexual violence as well as the counsellors/psychologists engaging with them.

Spanish Women Writers and Spain s Civil War

Spanish Women Writers and Spain s Civil War
Author: Maryellen Bieder,Roberta Johnson
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2016-12-01
ISBN: 1134777167
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spanish Women Writers and Spain s Civil War Book Excerpt:

The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) pitted conservative forces including the army, the Church, the Falange (fascist party), landowners, and industrial capitalists against the Republic, installed in 1931 and supported by intellectuals, the petite bourgeoisie, many campesinos (farm laborers), and the urban proletariat. Provoking heated passions on both sides, the Civil War soon became an international phenomenon that inspired a number of literary works reflecting the impact of the war on foreign and national writers. While the literature of the period has been the subject of scholarship, women's literary production has not been studied as a body of work in the same way that literature by men has been, and its unique features have not been examined. Addressing this lacuna in literary studies, this volume provides fresh perspectives on well-known women writers, as well as less studied ones, whose works take the Spanish Civil War as a theme. The authors represented in this collection reflect a wide range of political positions. Writers such as Maria Zambrano, Mercè Rodoreda, and Josefina Aldecoa were clearly aligned with the Republic, whereas others, including Mercedes Salisachs and Liberata Masoliver, sympathized with the Nationalists. Most, however, are situated in a more ambiguous political space, although the ethics and character portraits that emerge in their works might suggest Republican sympathies. Taken together, the essays are an important contribution to scholarship on literature inspired by this pivotal point in Spanish history.

People of the Silence

People of the Silence
Author: Kathleen O'Neal Gear,W. Michael Gear
Publsiher: Tor Books
Total Pages: 672
Release: 1997-09-15
ISBN: 1466817844
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

People of the Silence Book Excerpt:

At its pinnacle in A.D. 1150 the Anasazi empire of the Southwest would see no equal in North America for almost eight hundred years. Yet even at this cultural zenith, the Anasazi held the seeds of their own destruction deep within themselves.... On his deathbed, the Great Sun Chief learns a secret, a shame so vile to him that even at the brink of eternity he cannot let it pass: In a village far to the north is a fifteen-summers-old girl who must be found. Though he knows neither her name nor her face, the Great Sun decrees that the girl must at all costs be killed. Fleeing for her life as her village lies in ruins, young Cornsilk is befriended by Poor Singer, a curious youth seeking to touch the soul of the Katchinas. Together, they undertake the perilous task of staying alive long enough to discover her true identity. But time is running out for them all--a desperate killer stalks them, one who is willing to destroy the entire Anasazi world to get to her. New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors and award-winning archaeologists W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear bring the stories of these first North Americans to life in People of the Silence and other volumes in the magnicent North America's Forgotten Past series. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Moral Dimension of Asymmetrical Warfare

The Moral Dimension of Asymmetrical Warfare
Author: Th. A. Van Baarda,D. E. M. Verweij
Publsiher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
Total Pages: 529
Release: 2009
ISBN: 9004171290
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Moral Dimension of Asymmetrical Warfare Book Excerpt:

PART I The superpower and asymmetry PART II Jus ad bellum, jus in bello, jus post bellum PART III Leadership and accountability PART IV Soldiers perspectives PART V Ethical Education and Decision-making for the Military PART VI Stress and trauma PART VII The media PART VIII Democracy under Scrutiny PART IX In Hindsight

Essays on the principles of morality and on the private and political rights and obligations of mankind With a preface by the Rev G Bush

Essays on the principles of morality  and on the private and political rights and obligations of mankind     With a preface by the Rev  G  Bush
Author: Jonathan DYMOND
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 601
Release: 1836
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essays on the principles of morality and on the private and political rights and obligations of mankind With a preface by the Rev G Bush Book Excerpt:

The Sounds of Early Cinema

The Sounds of Early Cinema
Author: Domitor Conference 1998 (Library of Congress)
Publsiher: Indiana University Press
Total Pages: 327
Release: 2001
ISBN: 9780253214799
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sounds of Early Cinema Book Excerpt:

The Sounds of Early Cinema is devoted exclusively to a little-known, yet absolutely crucial phenomenon: the ubiquitous presence of sound in early cinema. "Silent cinema" may rarely have been silent, but the sheer diversity of sound(s) and sound/image relations characterizing the first 20 years of moving picture exhibition can still astonish us. Whether instrumental, vocal, or mechanical, sound ranged from the improvised to the pre-arranged (as in scripts, scores, and cue sheets). The practice of mixing sounds with images differed widely, depending on the venue (the nickelodeon in Chicago versus the summer Chautauqua in rural Iowa, the music hall in London or Paris versus the newest palace cinema in New York City) as well as on the historical moment (a single venue might change radically, and many times, from 1906 to 1910). Contributors include Richard Abel, Rick Altman, Edouard Arnoldy, Mats Björkin, Stephen Bottomore, Marta Braun, Jean Châteauvert, Ian Christie, Richard Crangle, Helen Day-Mayer, John Fullerton, Jane Gaines, André Gaudreault, Tom Gunning, François Jost, Charlie Keil, Jeff Klenotic, Germain Lacasse, Neil Lerner, Patrick Loughney, David Mayer, Domi-nique Nasta, Bernard Perron, Jacques Polet, Lauren Rabinovitz, Isabelle Raynauld, Herbert Reynolds, Gregory A. Waller, and Rashit M. Yangirov.

Personal Reminiscences of the War of 1861 5

Personal Reminiscences of the War of 1861 5
Author: William Henry Morgan
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 204
Release: 2020-08-15
ISBN: 3752444428
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Personal Reminiscences of the War of 1861 5 Book Excerpt:

Reproduction of the original: Personal Reminiscences of the War of 1861-5 by William Henry Morgan