Big White Lie

Big White Lie
Author: John Fitzgerald
Publsiher: UNSW Press
Total Pages: 316
Release: 2007
ISBN: 9780868408705
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Big White Lie Book Excerpt:

Shifts understanding of the White Australia Policy--and indeed White Australia--by exploring what Chinese Australians were saying and doing at a time when they were officially excluded.

The One Dollar Horse

The One Dollar Horse
Author: Lauren St John
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2012-03-01
ISBN: 144400378X
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The One Dollar Horse Book Excerpt:

A thriller set in the equestrian world about making the impossible possible, about reaching the top on a one dollar horse. Fifteen year old Casey Blue lives in East London's grimmest tower block and volunteers at a local riding school, but her dream is to win the world's greatest Three Day Event: the Badminton Horse Trials. When she rescues a starving, half-wild horse, she's convinced that the impossible can be made possible. But she has reckoned without the consequences of her father's criminal record, or the distraction of a boy with melty, dark eyes, with whom she refuses to fall in love. Casey learns the hard way that no matter how high you jump, or how fast you gallop, you can never outrun the past. A real life thriller that delves into the competitive and elite equestrian world from the 2011 BLUE PETER BOOK OF THE YEAR award-winning author.

One Vast Winter Count

One Vast Winter Count
Author: Colin Gordon Calloway
Publsiher: U of Nebraska Press
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2003-01-01
ISBN: 9780803215306
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

One Vast Winter Count Book Excerpt:

A professor of history offers a sweeping new history of the Native American West before the Lewis and Clarke expedition opened it to exploration, focusing particular attention on the period of conflict that preceded this period. (History)

Other Words

Other Words
Author: Jace Weaver
Publsiher: University of Oklahoma Press
Total Pages: 412
Release: 2001
ISBN: 9780806133522
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Other Words Book Excerpt:

Eloh’, a Cherokee word, is usually translated by anthropologists as "religion," but it also simultaneously encompasses history, culture, knowledge, law, and land. In this provocative work, Jace Weaver interlaces these seemingly disparate meanings to form a coherent approach to Native American Studies. In nineteen interrelated chapters, Weaver presents a range of experiences shared by native peoples in the Americas, from the distant past to the uncertain future. He examines Indian creative output, from oral tradition to the postmodern wordplay of Gerald Vizenor, and brings to light previously overlooked texts. Weaver also tackles up-to-the-minute issues, including environmental crises, Native American spirituality, repatriation of Indian remains and cultural artifacts, and international human rights.

The New York Times Index

The New York Times Index
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1788
Release: 1999
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Indexes
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Man Who Loved Too Much Book 1

The Man Who Loved Too Much   Book 1
Author: John Rachel
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 205
Release: 2015-02-27
ISBN: 1312583886
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Man Who Loved Too Much Book 1 Book Excerpt:

This is the first book of a trilogy. In a nutshell ... Poor Billy Green! When he was just turning four, his father tried to throw him in the trash. He was a smart kid but that just seemed to create enemies. His mom did everything to protect him. But this was Detroit, armpit of the wasteland! Catholic school didn't help much, except the time he got his first kiss from an atheist nun. Home life was dismal. Was his father capable of anything but drinking beer and farting? And what was with that neighbor who made puppets and tried to molest Billy? Golly! Detroit was sucking the life out of him. At such a young age. Then adolescence swirled around him. Like water in a toilet bowl. High school was a B movie. Only without a plot. So finally he did something about it. Billy ran away ... to college. Cornell University. That was a good move for sure! He studied hard, lost his virginity, met the love of his life. Things were definitely looking up! What could possibly go wrong?

American Literary Gazette and Publishers Circular

American Literary Gazette and Publishers  Circular
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1866
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

American Literary Gazette and Publishers Circular Book Excerpt:

American Literary Gazette and Publishers Circular

American Literary Gazette and Publishers  Circular
Author: Charles R. Rode
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1861
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: American literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

American Literary Gazette and Publishers Circular Book Excerpt:

American Publishers Circular and Literary Gazette

American Publishers  Circular and Literary Gazette
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1074
Release: 1865
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: American literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Athenaeum

The Athenaeum
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1857
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Canadian Books in Print Author and Title Index

Canadian Books in Print  Author and Title Index
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: University of Toronto Press
Total Pages: 1610
Release: 1975
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Canada Imprints
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Canadian Books in Print Author and Title Index Book Excerpt:

Illustrated Catalogue and Classified Book List of the Northwestern Library Association

Illustrated Catalogue and Classified Book List of the Northwestern Library Association
Author: Northwestern Library Association
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 714
Release: 1899
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Booksellers' catalogs
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Illustrated Catalogue and Classified Book List of the Northwestern Library Association Book Excerpt:

Books and Pamphlets Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals

Books and Pamphlets  Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals
Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 570
Release: 1968
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: American literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Books and Pamphlets Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals Book Excerpt:

Black Masculinity on Film

Black Masculinity on Film
Author: Daniel O'Brien
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 221
Release: 2017-09-06
ISBN: 1137593237
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Black Masculinity on Film Book Excerpt:

This book provides wide-ranging commentary on depictions of the black male in mainstream cinema. O’Brien explores the extent to which counter-representations of black masculinity have been achieved within a predominately white industry, with an emphasis on agency, the negotiation and malleability of racial status, and the inherent instability of imposed racial categories. Focusing on American and European cinema, the chapters highlight actors (Woody Strode, Noble Johnson, Eddie Anderson, Will Smith), genres (jungle pictures, westerns, science fiction) and franchises (Tarzan, James Bond) underrepresented in previous critical and scholarly commentary in the field. The author argues that although the characters and performances generated in these areas invoke popular genre types, they display complexity, diversity and ambiguity, exhibiting aspects that are positive, progressive and subversive. This book will appeal to both the academic and the general reader interested in film, race, gender and colonial issues.

The View from the Masthead

The View from the Masthead
Author: Hester Blum
Publsiher: UNC Press Books
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2012-09-01
ISBN: 1469606550
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The View from the Masthead Book Excerpt:

With long, solitary periods at sea, far from literary and cultural centers, sailors comprise a remarkable population of readers and writers. Although their contributions have been little recognized in literary history, seamen were important figures in the nineteenth-century American literary sphere. In the first book to explore their unique contribution to literary culture, Hester Blum examines the first-person narratives of working sailors, from little-known sea tales to more famous works by Herman Melville, James Fenimore Cooper, Edgar Allan Poe, and Richard Henry Dana. In their narratives, sailors wrote about how their working lives coexisted with--indeed, mutually drove--their imaginative lives. Even at leisure, they were always on the job site. Blum analyzes seamen's libraries, Barbary captivity narratives, naval memoirs, writings about the Galapagos Islands, Melville's sea vision, and the crisis of death and burial at sea. She argues that the extent of sailors' literacy and the range of their reading were unusual for a laboring class, belying the popular image of Jack Tar as merely a swaggering, profane, or marginal figure. As Blum demonstrates, seamen's narratives propose a method for aligning labor and contemplation that has broader applications for the study of American literature and history.

The Christian reformer or Unitarian magazine and review ed by R Aspland

The Christian reformer  or  Unitarian magazine and review  ed  by R  Aspland
Author: Robert Aspland
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 792
Release: 1847
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Christian reformer or Unitarian magazine and review ed by R Aspland Book Excerpt:

The General Evening Post

The General Evening Post
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 630
Release: 1760
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The General Evening Post Book Excerpt:

Catalogue of the Books Belonging to the Young Men s Association of the City of Chicago

Catalogue of the Books Belonging to the Young Men s Association of the City of Chicago
Author: Young Men's Association of the City of Chicago. Library
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 249
Release: 1865
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Library catalogs
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Catalogue of the Books Belonging to the Young Men s Association of the City of Chicago Book Excerpt:

The Illustrated London News

   The    Illustrated London News
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 690
Release: 1857
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Illustrated London News Book Excerpt:

This Indian Country

This Indian Country
Author: Frederick Hoxie
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2012-10-25
ISBN: 1101595906
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

This Indian Country Book Excerpt:

Frederick E. Hoxie, one of our most prominent and celebrated academic historians of Native American history, has for years asked his undergraduate students at the beginning of each semester to write down the names of three American Indians. Almost without exception, year after year, the names are Geronimo, Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. The general conclusion is inescapable: Most Americans instinctively view Indians as people of the past who occupy a position outside the central narrative of American history. These three individuals were warriors, men who fought violently against American expansion, lost, and died. It’s taken as given that Native history has no particular relationship to what is conventionally presented as the story of America. Indians had a history too; but theirs was short and sad, and it ended a long time ago. In This Indian Country, Hoxie has created a bold and sweeping counter-narrative to our conventional understanding. Native American history, he argues, is also a story of political activism, its victories hard-won in courts and campaigns rather than on the battlefield. For more than two hundred years, Indian activists—some famous, many unknown beyond their own communities—have sought to bridge the distance between indigenous cultures and the republican democracy of the United States through legal and political debate. Over time their struggle defined a new language of “Indian rights” and created a vision of American Indian identity. In the process, they entered a dialogue with other activist movements, from African American civil rights to women’s rights and other progressive organizations. Hoxie weaves a powerful narrative that connects the individual to the tribe, the tribe to the nation, and the nation to broader historical processes. He asks readers to think deeply about how a country based on the values of liberty and equality managed to adapt to the complex cultural and political demands of people who refused to be overrun or ignored. As we grapple with contemporary challenges to national institutions, from inside and outside our borders, and as we reflect on the array of shifting national and cultural identities across the globe, This Indian Country provides a context and a language for understanding our present dilemmas.