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  • Coming Around
    Richard Rose
    While researching family history for his semibiographical opera Monte and Pinky, Richmond-based poet and songwriter Richard Rose came face to face with the fact of his ancestors’ involvement in the local slave trade. As a social and environmental activist, Rose became determined to explore and come to terms with the many consequences of the injustices in which his family took p...
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    11,32 €

  • AL-FARD
    Ali Mahdi Muhammad
    The Al-Fard, or the The Dawn, has captured the early rays of Our history. This history is essential if we are to be brought face to face with the One true and living God of the universe. The purpose of this writing is to bring the reader step by step, one degree at a time to the reality of God in person. The teachings of Our Father elevates the believer to the level of Godhood ...
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    23,17 €

  • Traveling to a New America
    James Hilgendorf
    Author, speaker, poet, and filmmaker James Hilgendorf draws upon his own books, poems, blogs, and articles, to create a pastiche of a new America - one that even now, amid all the division, anger, and loss of hope we are experiencing in our country, is struggling to be born.A song of immense new beginnings, of a deep seismic shift in the way we view our own individual identity ...
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    13,54 €

  • Pan Kapitan of Jordanow
    William Leibner
    Yeshayahu Drucker devoted a good part of his life to rescuing Jewish children from non-Jewish homes. Many parents had given their children to Polish neighbors for safekeeping during the war. Unfortunately most of the parents did not survive the Shoah. At the end of the war, there was no one to claim the children and they remained with the “adopted” Polish families. Following hi...
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    28,35 €

  • The Uniqueness of Israel
    Lance Lambert
    Woven into the fabric of Jewish existence there is an undeniable uniqueness. There is bitter controversy over the subject of Israel, but time itself will establish the truth about this nation's place in God's plan. For Lance Lambert, the Lord Jesus is the key that unlocks Jewish history He is the key not only to their fall, but also to their restoration. For in spite of...
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    15,18 €

  • Tea
    Velina Hasu Houston
    It’s 1968.  Himiko Hamilton struggles in a graceless marriage in a country that is not her own.  Having come from Japan at the end of World War II and landed in a small Kansas town because of her marriage to an American soldier, she is at odds with the culture that she left behind and the one in which she is trying to survive. In the midst of this turmoil is her beautiful mixed...
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    31,79 €

  • Girlhood in America
    Suzanne Sherman
    Collected stories from fifty-six women and young girls around the country reveal the times and tensions of a wider world, from a first ride in a Model T in 1911 to leading a school campaign against bullying in 2011.Girls' lives change in expected—and surprising—ways when indoor plumbing and electricity come into homes in the 1920s. Antibiotics replace mustard plasters, Worl...
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    12,78 €

  • Arizal
    Raphael Afilalo
    The Ari overflowed with Torah. He was expert in Scripture, Mishnah, Talmud, Midrash, Maaseh Bereishit and Maaseh Merkavah. About all the different levels of prophecy, their details and from which level the prophets had their revelations.  He understood the whistling of the trees, the grass and stones, the language of the birds and other animals, the conversations of angels, the...
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    20,44 €

  • Rose-tinted Memory
    Michael S Fryer
    “Those who deny Auschwitz would be ready to remake it”.  ~ Primo Levi, Holocaust survivor and author Seventy years after the mass murder of the Jews of Europe, Holocaust denial and Holocaust revisionism are creeping into our overall perception of what actually happened.Christendom has not ‘denied’ Holocaust, but it has attempted to create a memory of Holocaust which suggests th...
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    8,84 €

  • Deep Denial
    David Billings
    Deep Denial explains why race is still with us, and what the Civil Rights Movement can tell us about today.Part I takes a broad historical view, from seventeenth century Virginia through World War II., examining the origins of white supremacy as a structural feature of US society and describing its evolution over time.Part II features the Civil Rights Movement, how it emerged i...
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    20,70 €

  • The Worst Country in the World
    Patsy Trench
    “Set against the backdrop of the Australian migrant experience, 'The Worst Country in the World' is not only a great read but a thought-provoking one too, especially for those with links to Australia, which reinvented itself from a convict colony to one of the ’luckiest’ countries in the world.” Karen Clare, Family Tree magazine.In 1801 Mary Pitt, a 53-year-old widow an...
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    14,92 €

  • Suburban Bravery
    Andrew R Duckworth
    In suburban Western Australia at the turn of last century, the threat of fire was both menacing and real. Lives and public infrastructure were destroyed. The need for fire brigades both in Western Australia and across the globe had never been greater.Join the men of the North Perth Fire Brigade as they form their fledgling brigade of 20 men and grow into a respected institution...
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    34,78 €

  • Wild Things. Nature and the Social Imagination
    HISTORIES OF HUMAN CONSTRUCTIONS OF NATUREWild Things: Nature and the Social Imagination assembles eleven substantive and original essays on the cultural and social dimensions of environmental history. They address a global cornucopia of social and ecological systems, from Africa to Europe, North America and the Caribbean, and their temporal range extends from the 1830s into th...
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    112,73 €

  • Holy Dissent
    Glenn Dynner
    BThe religious communities of early modern Eastern Europe—particularly those with a mystical bent—are typically studied in isolation. Yet the heavy Slavic imprint on Jewish popular mysticism and pervasive Judaizing tendencies among Christian dissenters call into question the presumed binary quality of Jewish-Christian interactions. In Holy Dissent: Jewish and Christian Mystics ...
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    62,96 €

  • 50 Afrikans You Must Know, Vol. 2
    Nikala Asante / Samori Camara
    This is Volume 2 of Kamali Academy's Bestselling Reading Comprehension book. This book will grow comprehension skills and knowledge about some of our Greatest Warriors.This Book is for Middle to High School Warrior Scholars 3 ...
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    14,52 €

  • Through the Eyes of Rebel Women
    Iris Morales
    THROUGH THE EYES OF REBEL WOMEN: The Young Lords, 1969-1976 iTHROUGH THE EYES OF REBEL WOMEN: The Young Lords, 1969-1976 is the first account of women members — a 'story within a story' told from the inside out. The Young Lords Organization emerged in the late sixties to fight poverty, racial and gender inequality, and the colonial status of Puerto Rico. Women joined to build a...
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    31,39 €

  • Schizophrenic America
    Anni Damgaard
    Schizophrenic America explores a fundamental conflict in the United States between what we believe to be our inalienable rights and what we experience in every-day-life. This conflict induces a schism in our minds, leading to a 'cultural schizophrenia' in America. This book facilitates the process of reflection. It is a layman’s guide to cultural awareness, written for young a...
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    17,00 €

  • Jews in Service to the Tsar
    Lev Berdnikov / Nora Favorov
    Benjamin Disraeli advised, “Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory.” With Jews in Service to the Tsar, Lev Berdnikov offers us 28 biographies spanning five centuries of Russian Jewish history, and each portrait opens a new window onto the history of Eastern Europe’s Jews, illuminating dark corners and challenging widely-held conceptions about th...
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    22,05 €

  • The rise of devils
    James Crossland
    A vivid account of the rise of terrorism in the late nineteenth century and the hysterical media response it provoked ...
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    27,79 €

  • Chains Through Centuries
    Shah Rukh
    'Chains Through Centuries: From Ancient Slavery to Modern Workplaces' delves into the evolution of human subjugation, tracing the transformation from brutal ancient slavery to the subtler forms of control in today’s corporate world. This comprehensive exploration reveals the persistent undercurrents of power and resistance across different eras, urging readers to reflect on the...
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    18,86 €

  • The Soul of a City
    T.J. Ravenscroft
    Dive into the heart and soul of urban life with 'The Soul of a City: Deep Dives into Urban Culture' by T.J. Ravenscroft. This compelling exploration transcends conventional boundaries to examine the intricate tapestry of human interactions within the built environment. Ravenscroft navigates the dynamic interplay between social, economic, and political elements that shape urban ...
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    13,41 €

  • Pretexto de antaño
    Juana Hernández Espíndola
    'Pretexto de antaño expone un recorrido sobre la idiosincrasia del pueblo mexicano desde sus orígenes divergentes. Con una destreza descriptiva, detalla la impronta social, económica, política y cultural de un pueblo que ha construido su identidad a partir de invasiones externas, guerras internas y alianzas políticas circunstanciales.La construcción de esta historia no solo se ...
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    13,00 €

  • Cristianismo medieval
    Captivating History
    ���� **Embarcarse en un viaje intemporal: Desvele la saga del cristianismo desde sus orígenes hasta la Contrarreforma** ����¿Le intriga el monumental camino que el cristianismo labró a lo largo de la historia? Esta narración magistral teje a lo largo de 1600 años de historia, desde los orígenes del cristianismo en el siglo I d. C. hasta la transformadora Contrarreforma de 1700....
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    22,79 €

  • Out of his mind
    Amy Milne-Smith
    In a society that defined manhood as a mastery of self-control, the madman stood as a horrifying example of what could go wrong. Out of His Mind is a socio-cultural study of the madman in Victorian society; through in-depth case studies and broad surveys of emergent trends it explores popular anxieties about health, gender, and modern life. ...
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    43,95 €

  • Democratic passions
    Matthew Roberts
    This book takes a fresh look at British radicalism in the first-half of the nineteenth century from the new perspective of the history of emotions. It changes the way in which we look not only at popular radicalism but also at the affective qualities of politics itself in modern Britain and beyond. ...
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    36,89 €

  • The City Different
    Bradley Ortiz
    Bradley Ortiz, born Phillip Anthony Ortiz, was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His surname Ortiz has a long history that ties to the meek beginnings of Santa Fe, New Mexico (The City Different). This history shared by his ancestors and enhanced by his education of architecture and history led to this book. While maintaining his love for the home he grew up in, the real...
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    15,52 €

  • Land and labour
    Martin Crawford
    This book is a history of the Potters’ Emigration Society from its founding in 1844 to its dissolution in early 1851. The Society, which became a national organisation after 1848, sought to solve the problems of surplus labour by turning workers into frontier farmers. It was the most significant industrial emigration scheme of its period. ...
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    157,28 €

  • The Mirror of the Graces - Containing General Instructions for Combining Elegance, Simplicity, and Economy with Fashion in Dress; Hints on Female Accomplishments and Manners; and Directions for the Pr
    UNKNOWN
    The body is as much a part of the human creature as the mind; by its outward expression, we convey to others a sense of our opinions, hopes,fears, and affections-we communicate love, and we excite it. We enjoy, not only the pleasures of the senses, but the delights which shoot from mind to mind, in the pressure of a hand, the glance of an eye, and the whisper of the heart. Shal...
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    12,24 €

  • Prophecy and Power
    H Darrel Rutkin / Patrick Curry
    Patrick Curry rediscovers the history of astrology in early modern England: he seeks to overturn the accepted view that astrology was a marginal pursuit that died out after the mid-seventeenth century. Curry demonstrates that in reality, astrology was a vital part of English cultural life, surviving in various forms and despite powerful opposition throughout the eighteenth cent...
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    26,02 €

  • History
    Gina Luv
    Gina Luv is an African American poet, who is a writer/author. In her poetic works as a writer, her focus has been to write Non-Fiction stories based on the issues that surrounds us on a daily basis, in which, is hate. Though that is the case, the goal is to inspire change, by encouraging love. And that encouragement has to also be based on the truth, in which, the truth is, the...
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    37,49 €