Download E-books Hedley Bull and the Accommodation of Power (Palgrave Studies in International Relations) PDF

Providing a complete account of the paintings of Hedley Bull, Ayson analyses the breadth of Bull's paintings as a international place of work legitimate for Harold Wilson's govt, the complexity of his perspectives, together with Bull's unpublished papers, and demanding situations a number of the cozy assertions approximately Bull's position within the English college of IR.

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Download E-books Congo Solo: Misadventures Two Degrees North PDF

By Emily Hahn

A girl who lived existence on her personal phrases, Hahn used to be an unknown and suffering author while Congo Solo used to be released. right here - restored to the shape she had meant - is Hahn's unforgettable narrative, a bright, provocative, and every now and then worrying first-hand account of the racism, brutality, sexism, and exploitation that have been way of life realities lower than Belgium's iron-fisted colonial rule. in the past, the few copies of Congo Solo in movement have been the adulterated model, which the writer altered after strain from her writer and threats of litigation from the most character's family members. This version makes on hand a misplaced treasure of women's go back and forth writing that shocks and impresses, whereas laying off priceless gentle at the gender and race politics of the period.

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Download E-books Forty Years in the Struggle: The Memoirs of a Jewish Anarchist PDF

By Chaim Leib Weinberg

This tale, advised via one colourful determine one of the anarchists of Philadelphia, doesn't inform the complete tale of the city's flow, nor does one man's adventure with anarchism current the lengthy and dramatic saga of the belief and its believers. The memoirs of Chaim Leib Weinberg provide an attractive sliver of a bigger photo, keeping to an completely operating category, folkloric area of interest. the writer was once a massive orator and tale teller: those have been the abilities that set him except such a lot of his contemporaries. simply because he committed part a century to practising his oral craft, he left a transparent mark at the radical tradition he lived inside of.

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Download E-books The Works of Philo: Complete and Unabridged, New Updated Edition PDF

While it'll no longer be right to assert that Philo's works were "lost"--scholars have regularly identified and used Philo--they have basically been "misplaced" so far as the typical pupil of the Bible is worried. Now the interpretation of the eminent classicist C. D. Yonge comes in a reasonable, easy-to-read variation, with a brand new foreword and newly translated passages, and containing meant fragments of Philo's writings from historical authors corresponding to John of Damascus. The identify and association of the writings were standardized in response to scholarly conventions.

A modern of Paul and Jesus, Philo Judaeus, of Alexandria, Egypt, is definitely one of the most crucial writers for historians and scholars of Hellenistic Judaism and early Christianity. even supposing Philo doesn't explicitly point out Jesus, or Paul, or any of the fans of Jesus, Philo lived of their global. it really is from Philo, for instance, that we find out about how, just like the Gospel of John, Jews (and Greeks) within the Greco-Roman global mentioned the inventive strength of God as God's "Logos." Philo, too, employs interpretive suggestions that parallel these of the writer of Hebrews. so much students might agree that Philo and the writer of Hebrews are drawing from an analogous, or not less than related, traditions of Hellenistic Judaism. With these kinds of connections to the area of Judaism and early Christianity, Philo can't be ignored.

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Download E-books Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball (Turning Points in History) PDF

By Scott Simon

An remarkable publication . . . invitingly written and brisk.
--Chicago Tribune

""Perhaps not anyone has ever instructed the story [of Robinson's arrival within the significant leagues] so good as [Simon] does during this prolonged essay.""
--The Washington submit e-book World

""Scott Simon tells a compelling tale of chance and sacrifice, profound ugliness and profound grace, defiance and virtually incredible braveness. this can be a meticulously researched, insightful, fantastically written ebook, person who will be learn, reread, and remembered.""
--Laura Hillenbrand, writer of the recent York occasions bestseller Seabiscuit

The integration of baseball in 1947 had indisputable value for the civil rights circulation and American historical past. due to Jackie Robinson, a barrier that had as soon as been believed to be everlasting used to be shattered--paving the way in which for ratings of African americans who sought after not anything greater than to be granted a similar rights as the other human being.

In this ebook, popular broadcaster Scott Simon unearths how Robinson's heroism introduced the rustic face-to-face with the query of racial equality. From his days within the military to his ascent to the key leagues, Robinson battled bigotry at each flip. Simon deftly strains the adventure of the rookie who turned Rookie of the yr, recalling the scoffs and threats, the stolen bases and the slides to domestic plate, the rigors and triumphs. Robinson's quantity, forty two, has been retired via each membership in significant league baseball--in homage to the fellow who needed to hold his first Brooklyn Dodgers uniform on a hook instead of in a locker.

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Download E-books Paddy's Road: Life Stories of Patrick Dodson PDF

By Kevin Keeffe

Sharing the tale of Patrick Dodson's lifestyles and notable kinfolk historical past, this can be the chronicle of 1 relations, the biography of 1 guy, and a strong narrative of an Australian lifestyles. From the instant of colonization within the Kimberleys to the period of local name, from pearling to pastoralism, via missions and associations, this Aboriginal kin has survived an uncaring and intrusive kingdom system—a history that formed an exceptional existence and a dedication to reconciliation.

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Download E-books Seven Bones: Two Wives, Two Violent Murders, a Fight for Justice PDF

Seven Bones is the tale of 1 of the more unusual homicide investigations in Australia's heritage. better halves die in suspicious situations: co-incidence or, as husband Thomas Keir describes it, 'bad luck'? 3 years after Thomas Keir alleged his first spouse Jean abandoned him and her younger son for an additional guy, his moment spouse Rosalina, Jean's cousin, lay scorched and strangled on her mattress. Arriving at the scene, Detective Peter Seymour realised he used to be facing the world's unluckiest husband or a serial spouse killer. whereas Keir was once remarkably came across 'not responsible' of Rosalina's homicide, regardless of a transparent minimize case, her loss of life unlocked the secret of Jean's disappearance. A next police research bring about the invention of 7 small fragments of Jean's bones - palms, knuckles and feet - buried deep less than a similar residence during which Rosalina died. Keir's 'grieving husband' act used to be without warning in query. The research published Thomas Kier used to be a guy so jealous he hated even his personal child son touching his spouse, Jean. a guy so possessive he threatened he would narrow her up and feed her to the canines if she ever left him. a guy who inspiration he may well devote the fitting crime and publically taunted the police during the media. Written during the eyes of Detective Peter Seymour, Seven Bones follows his relentless pursuit of justice and his family sacrifices, in the course of the drama of the police research into Jean's loss of life, and the 3 trials, convictions, and appeals that might take fifteen years to arrive their ultimate end. Peter Seymour, joined the NSW police strength in 1980 as a common tasks officer prior to gaining rank of Detective after which getting into the Police Prosecutor's department. He has written the booklet in collaboration with writer, journalist and heritage instructor, Jason Foster.

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Download E-books From Slave Ship to Harvard: Yarrow Mamout and the History of an African American Family PDF

By James H. Johnston

The biography of a impressive person and the chronicle of a family's upward thrust from slavery to profitable the yank dream.

From Slave send to Harvard is the genuine tale of an African American relatives in Maryland over six generations. the writer has reconstructed a particular narrative of black fight and fulfillment from work, photos, books, diaries, court docket files, criminal files, and oral histories. From Slave Ship to Harvard strains the kin from the colonial interval and the yank Revolution in the course of the Civil warfare to Harvard and eventually this present day.

Yarrow Mamout, the 1st of the kin in the United States, was once an informed Muslim from Guinea. He was once dropped at Maryland at the slave send Elijah and won his freedom forty-four years later. by means of then, Yarrow had turn into so popular within the Georgetown element of Washington, D.C., that he attracted the eye of the eminent American portrait painter Charles Willson Peale, who captured Yarrow's visage within the portray that looks at the conceal of this ebook. the writer right here unearths that Yarrow's quick relatives-his sister, niece, spouse, and son-were awesome of their personal correct. His son married into the neighboring Turner kin, and the farm neighborhood in western Maryland referred to as Yarrowsburg was once named for Yarrow Mamout's daughter-in-law, Mary "Polly" Turner Yarrow. The Turner line eventually produced Robert Turner Ford, who graduated from Harvard collage in 1927.

Just as Peale painted the portrait of Yarrow, James H. Johnston's new booklet places a face on slavery and paints the historical past of race in Maryland. it's a various photo from what such a lot people think. Relationships among blacks and whites have been way more complicated, and the races extra depending on one another. thankfully, as this one family's event indicates, participants of either races time and again progressed to minimize divisions and to maneuver the US towards the varied society of today.

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Download E-books The Rescuer: The Amazing True Story of How One Woman Helped Save the Jews of Syria PDF

It used to be the mid-1970s information file approximately twelve Syrian Jews being blown up in a minefield whereas attempting to get away their state that introduced domestic to Judy Feld Carr the negative plight of Syria’s Jewish inhabitants. Like different Jews who remained trapped in Arab lands following the formation of the country of Israel, Syrian Jews lived in day-by-day peril, digital prisoners of a totalitarian regime, their each circulation heavily monitored through the Muhabarat (the Syrian mystery Police), with extortion, imprisonment, and torture a relentless fact.

Over the subsequent thirty years, “Mrs. Judy” (as she used to be recognized to the folk she helped) publicly championed the reason for Syrian Jews as she secretly negotiated their escape–dealing with smugglers, bribing officers, haggling over trip records, arranging clinical relief, and funnelling funds to these in desire, even to these in prison.

The Rescuer is the intensely dramatic tale of the heroic and deeply humanitarian activities of 1 doubtless usual lady, a compelling glimpse into the workings of 1 Islamic regime, and a testomony to the variation that one individual’s activities may have at the lives of hundreds of thousands.

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Download E-books Severus of Minorca: Letter on the Conversion of the Jews (Oxford Early Christian Texts) PDF

By Severus of Minorca, Scott Bradbury

This ebook offers an edited textual content, creation, and translation of a primary rfile within the historical past of spiritual coercion in past due antiquity: Severus of Minorca's Letter at the Conversion of the Jews. The Letter describes the pressured conversion of the Jews of Minorca to Christianity in advert 418. It bargains a desirable standpoint on Jewish-Christian kin in a Mediterranean city, and at the explanations for spiritual intolerance. furthermore, its wealth of data a couple of diaspora Jewish group within the western empire makes it detailed between surviving sources.

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