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On My Way to Liberation

On My Way to Liberation Book
Author : H. Melt
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2018-09-18
ISBN : 9781608465927
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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How do you imagine trans liberation while living in a cis world? On My Way To Liberation follows a gender nonconforming body moving through the streets of Chicago. From the sex shop to the farmers market, the family dinner table to the bookstore, trans people are everywhere, though often erased. Writing towards a trans future, H. Melt envisions a world where trans people are respected, loved and celebrated every day.

There Are Trans People Here

There Are Trans People Here Book
Author : H. Melt
Publisher : Haymarket Books
Release : 2021-11-16
ISBN : 164259668X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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There are trans people here in the past, the present, and the future. H. Melt’s writing centers the deep care, love, and joy within trans communities. This poetry collection describes moments of resistance in queer and trans history as catalysts for movements today. It honors trans ancestors and contemporary activists, artists, and writers fighting for trans liberation. There Are Trans People Here is a testament to the healing power of community and the beauty of trans people, history, and culture.

Mapping My Way Home

Mapping My Way Home Book
Author : Stephanie Urdang
Publisher : NYU Press
Release : 2017-11-22
ISBN : 1583676686
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Stephanie Urdang was born in Cape Town, South Africa, into a white, Jewish family staunchly opposed to the apartheid regime. In 1967, at the age of twenty-three, no longer able to tolerate the grotesque iniquities and oppression of apartheid, she chose exile and emigrated to the United States. There she embraced feminism, met anti-apartheid and solidarity movement activists, and encountered a particularly American brand of racial injustice. Urdang also met African revolutionaries such as Amilcar Cabral, who would influence her return to Africa and her subsequent journalism. In 1974, she trekked through the liberation zones of Guinea-Bissau during its war of independence; in the 1980’s, she returned repeatedly to Mozambique and saw how South Africa was fomenting a civil war aimed to destroy the newly independent country. From the vantage point of her activism in the United States, and from her travels in Africa, Urdang tracked and wrote about the slow, inexorable demise of apartheid that led to South Africa’s first democratic elections, when she could finally return home. Urdang’s memoir maps out her quest for the meaning of home and for the lived reality of revolution with empathy, courage, and a keen eye for historical and geographic detail. This is a personal narrative, beautifully told, of a journey traveled by an indefatigable exile who, while yearning for home, continued to question where, as a citizen of both South Africa and the United States, she belongs. “My South Africa!” she writes, on her return in 1991, after the release of Nelson Mandela, “How could I have imagined for one instant that I could return to its beauty, and not its pain?”

The Monkey Grammarian

The Monkey Grammarian Book
Author : Octavio Paz
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2011-11-07
ISBN : 1628722274
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Hanuman, the red-faced monkey chief and ninth grammarian of Hindu mythology, is the protagonist of this dazzling narrative--a mind-journey to the temple of Galta in India and the occasion for Octavio Paz to explore the nature of naming and knowing, time and reality, and fixity and decay. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction—novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

On My Way Home

On My Way Home Book
Author : Christoffel Hendrickx
Publisher : Balboa Press
Release : 2019-09-26
ISBN : 1504319451
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In a time of global awakening, a young woman and an enigmatic man fortuitously meet far away from home. Marina and Tiger try to make ends meet and look for the best life has to offer. Soon, their expectations clash, and after a climactic conflict, they break up. As Tiger drifts away, Marina is inspired by his notes and determined to write down his story as he would have told it, learning more about herself and the true nature of love in every scribble. Tiger’s story is a turbulent tale of a sensitive man who tries to understand the world and wants to elevate it to a more humane state. He is chased by a series of strange coincidences that challenge him to adjust his view and purify his mind. With settings in some of the most beautiful places on earth, On My Way Home, dissects our world and reveals its true nature. The reader has a choice: read the book as Tiger’s rollercoaster ride into awareness or as Marina’s testimony to the challenges of unconditional love.

Liberation in Southern Africa

Liberation in Southern Africa Book
Author : Tor Sellström,Nordiska Afrikainstitutet
Publisher : Nordic Africa Institute
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9789171065001
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The interviews in this book were conducted for the Nordic Africa Institute’s research project ‘National Liberation in Southern Africa—The role of the Nordic countries’. Around 80 representatives of the Southern African liberation movements, as well as Swedish and other opinion makers, administrators and politicians, reflect on the Nordic support to these struggles. Prominent contemporary leaders—among them Joaquim Chissano from Mozambique, Kenneth Kaunda from Zambia and Thabo Mbeki from South Africa—give their views on a relationship that largely developed outside the public arena and of which there is scant evidence in open sources. The book is a reference source to a unique North-South relationship in the Cold War period.

The Gospel of Inclusion

The Gospel of Inclusion Book
Author : Brandan J. Robertson
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release : 2019-04-12
ISBN : 1532676115
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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One of the most fiercely debated topics in modern Christianity centers on the inclusion of sexual and gender minorities into the full life of the church. Dozens of scholars have stepped forward, seeking to make a compelling case for LGBT+ inclusion based on their contextualized reading of the six traditional passages that refer to homosexuality in Scripture. But these arguments alone fall short of providing a comprehensive framework for radical inclusion of LGBT+ people. In The Gospel of Inclusion, pastor and public theologian Brandan Robertson offers a compelling assessment of the biblical texts, cultural context, and modern social movements to suggest that the entire thrust of the Christian gospel calls the church towards the deconstruction of all oppressive systems and structures and towards the creation of a world that celebrates the full spectrum of human diversity as a reflection of God's creative intention.

Windows of Life and Death

Windows of Life and Death Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
Release : 2021-12-06
ISBN : 1434945197
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Dissolving Ancient Anger

Dissolving Ancient Anger Book
Author : Robert A. Wilson
Publisher : Balboa Press
Release : 2017-09-05
ISBN : 1504387058
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Dissolving Ancient Anger I am here to dissolve history, releasing my masculine illiteracy. I am liberated from everything. I admire the spree of me, and the light of liberation is my inspirational expression of personal expansiondissolving, releasing, and relieving me of all inner thievery.

A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to Freedom

A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to Freedom Book
Author : Desi Sanchez
Publisher : iUniverse
Release : 2012-11-01
ISBN : 1475955200
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Author Desi Sanchez, a native of Cuba, was twenty-two years old when the Bay of Pigs incident took place there in 1961. He had made the decision to side against Fidel Castro long before the confrontation and served as a merchant marine in the SS Houston during the invasion. In 2010 Desi Sanchez received an honorary crew member certificate of the DDE-510 Eaton. Havana was Desi Sanchez’s home. He was born there, grew up there, went to school there, and fell in love there. Eventually, however, as Castro’s regime began to take hold and everything began to change, he learned that home isn’t where your life happened; it’s where your heart is. Sometimes you just have to find a new home. Originally writing his memoir in order to bridge the gap between generations within his own family, Sanchez has since come to realize the importance of preserving history from the perspectives of the participants for all to see. Now he shares his life story.

Applied Christian Ethics

Applied Christian Ethics Book
Author : Matthew Lon Weaver
Publisher : Lexington Books
Release : 2014-09-09
ISBN : 0739196596
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Applied Christian Ethics addresses selected themes in Christian social ethics. Part one shows the roots of contributors in the realist school; part two focuses on different levels of the significance of economics for social justice; and part three deals with both existential experience and government policy in war and peace issues.

Race Ethnicity and the Women s Movement in England 1968 1993

Race  Ethnicity and the Women s Movement in England  1968 1993 Book
Author : Natalie Thomlinson
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-04-08
ISBN : 1137442808
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is the first archive-based account of the charged debates around race in the women's movement in England during the 'second wave' period. Examining both the white and the Black women's movement through a source base that includes original oral histories and extensive research using feminist periodicals, this book seeks to unpack the historical roots of long-running tensions between Black and white feminists. It gives a broad overview of the activism that both Black and white women were involved in, and examines the Black feminist critique of white feminists as racist, how white feminists reacted to this critique, and asks why the women's movement was so unable to engage with the concerns of Black women. Through doing so, the book speaks to many present day concerns within the women's movement about the politics of race, and indeed the place of identity politics within the left more broadly.

The Self Delusion

The Self Delusion Book
Author : H. Bruce May
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release : 2021-12-06
ISBN : 1300693622
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Can t Find My Way Home

Can t Find My Way Home Book
Author : Martin Torgoff
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2004-05-13
ISBN : 0743258630
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Can't Find My Way Home is a history of illicit drug use in America in the second half of the twentieth century and a personal journey through the drug experience. It's the remarkable story of how America got high, the epic tale of how the American Century transformed into the Great Stoned Age. Martin Torgoff begins with the avant-garde worlds of bebop jazz and the emerging Beat writers, who embraced the consciousness-altering properties of marijuana and other underground drugs. These musicians and writers midwifed the age of marijuana in the 1960s even as Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert (later Ram Dass) discovered the power of LSD, ushering in the psychedelic era. While President John Kennedy proclaimed a New Frontier and NASA journeyed to the moon, millions of young Americans began discovering their own new frontiers on a voyage to inner space. What had been the province of a fringe avant-garde only a decade earlier became a mass movement that affected and altered mainstream America. And so America sped through the century, dropping acid and eating magic mushrooms at home, shooting heroin and ingesting amphetamines in Vietnam, snorting cocaine in the disco era, smoking crack cocaine in the devastated inner cities of the 1980s, discovering MDMA (Ecstasy) in the rave culture of the 1990s. Can't Find My Way Home tells this extraordinary story by weaving together first-person accounts and historical background into a narrative vast in scope yet rich in intimate detail. Among those who describe their experiments with consciousness are Allen Ginsberg, Timothy Leary, Robert Stone, Wavy Gravy, Grace Slick, Oliver Stone, Peter Coyote, David Crosby, and many others from Haight Ashbury to Studio 54 to housing projects and rave warehouses. But Can't Find My Way Home does not neglect the recovery movement, the war on drugs, and the ongoing debate over drug policy. And even as Martin Torgoff tells the story of his own addiction and recovery, he neither romanticizes nor demonizes drugs. If he finds them less dangerous than the moral crusaders say they are, he also finds them less benign than advocates insist. Illegal drugs changed the cultural landscape of America, and they continue to shape our country, with enormous consequences. This ambitious, fascinating book is the story of how that happened.

Life in Abyssinia

Life in Abyssinia Book
Author : Mansfield Parkyns
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1868
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Life in Abyssinia book written by Mansfield Parkyns, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Our Stories Ourselves

Our Stories  Ourselves Book
Author : Mev Miller,Kathleen P. King
Publisher : IAP
Release : 2011-11-01
ISBN : 1617356409
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Women’s lives are often written on our bodies. Yet very little is made of the impacts of embodiment for women in literacy education, both learners and professionals. This volume presents the writings of 26 contributors—teachers, students, and administrators—who examine the rich terrain of personal and professional experiences related to whole person engagement in learning and teaching. These writings provide a compass to guide readers through the bodily landscapes, mindful flights, willful spirits, and emotional embraces. Written with the same desire to open minds, hearts and practices to new understanding, this book builds on the successful style of Empowering Women through Literacy (2009). This new volume appeals to all readers, as the essays, poems, and investigations woven through its pages challenge us to consider the embodyment of women’s learning. Join us on the journey as we travel across many arenas and discover significant ways to comprehend and support best practices in teaching and learning, especially for women.

Baby You are My Religion

Baby  You are My Religion Book
Author : Marie Cartier
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-09-11
ISBN : 1317544706
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Baby, You Are My Religion argues that American butch-femme bar culture of the mid-20th Century should be interpreted as a sacred space for its community. Before Stonewall—when homosexuals were still deemed mentally ill—these bars were the only place where many could have any community at all. Baby, You are My Religion explores this community as a site of a lived corporeal theology and political space. It reveals that religious institutions such as the Metropolitan Community Church were founded in such bars, that traditional and non-traditional religious activities took place there, and that religious ceremonies such as marriage were often conducted within the bars by staff. Baby, You are My Religion examines how these bars became not only ecclesiastical sites but also provided the fertile ground for the birth of the struggle for gay and lesbian civil rights before Stonewall.

Hostage on the Yangtze

Hostage on the Yangtze Book
Author : Malcolm Murfett
Publisher : Naval Institute Press
Release : 2014-07-15
ISBN : 1612513212
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In 1949, as the Chinese Civil War was about to enter its final, explosive stage, the small British frigate HMS Amethyst was sent on a dangerous mission up the Yangtze River to protect British citizens in Nanking. En route it was attacked by the Chinese Communists and held hostage on the river for several months before the crew managed to make a daring escape. The 'Amethyst' captured news headlines around the world and became an unlikely symbol of the cold war in Asia. This dramatic episode, hailed in the West as a triumph of the human spirit but bitterly condemned by the Chinese Communists, was to prejudice Anglo-Chinese relations for years to come. Using sources not previously available, Malcolm Murfett has written a book that is much more than an account of a single incident. It provides a sweeping survey of British naval power in China, from its faltering and inept beginnings in the late 1630s right up to the establishment of the People's Republic in 1949. In explaining the importance of the Amethyst episode in the history of Anglo-Chinese naval relations, Murfett suggests that it was the final poignant break with the past. Readers will find Hostage on the Yangtze to be a fascinating tale of high adventure, imperialistic oppression, diplomatic shortcomings, and political repercussions - a mixture that culminates in one of the most dramatic and memorable crises of the post-war world.

On My Way to Freedom Land

On My Way to Freedom Land Book
Author : Obiora N. Anekwe
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Release : 2018-12-10
ISBN : 1984569104
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The lives of enslaved black North Americans were filled with pain and suffering. In order to cope with the harsh realities of living in enslavement, the words of the Negro Spiritual provided solace. But more significantly, the themes found in the Negro Spiritual proved over time to be the very road map that would lead people to freedom. On My Way to Freedom Land: A Collective Series of Collages and Photographs on the Negro Spirituals of the Underground Railroad Movement showcases forty-three Negro Spirituals through visual interpretations documented through collage and photography. Dr. Obiora N. Anekwe created these images over a three-year period to preserve the Negro Spiritual for generations to come. His advocative spirit to keep the stories of his ancestors alive is evident through this historic and vivid book.