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Am I Not a Man and a Brother

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Author: Roger A. Bruns
Number of Pages: 551 
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Chronicles the anti-slavery movement in America through a collection of documents, letters, newspaper articles, and pamphlets.

Am I Not a Man?

Am I Not a Man? ebook ISBN: 9780982798614
Publisher: Sortis Pub
Author: Mark L. Shurtleff
Number of Pages: 501 
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Dred Scott's inspiring and compelling true story of adventure, courage, love, hatred, and friendship parallels the history of this nation from the long night of slavery to the narrow crack in the door that would ultimately lead to freedom and equality for all men.

The Beautiful Soul of John Woolman, Apostle of Abolition

The Beautiful Soul of John Woolman, Apostle of Abolition ebook ISBN: 9781429935647
Publisher: Hill and Wang
Author: Thomas P. Slaughter
Number of Pages: 464 
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A biography of the famous eighteenth-century Quaker whose abolitionist fervor and spiritual practice made him a model for generations of Americans John Woolman (1720–72) was perhaps the most significant American of his age, though he was not a famous politician, general, or man of letters, and never held public office. A humble Quaker tailor in New Jersey, he became a prophetic voice for the entire Anglo-American world when he denounced the evils of slavery in Quaker meetings, then in essays and his Journal, first published in 1774. In this illuminating new biography, Thomas P. Slaughter goes behind those famous texts to locate the sources of Woolman's political and spiritual power. Slaughter's penetrating work shows how this plainspoken mystic transformed himself into a prophetic, unforgettable figure. Devoting himself to extremes of self-purification—dressing only in white, refusing to ride horses or in horse-drawn carriages—Woolman might briefly puzzle people; but his preaching against slavery, rum, tea, silver, forced labor, war taxes, and rampant consumerism was infused with a benign confidence that ordinary people could achieve spiritual perfection, and this goodness gave his message persuasive power and enduring influence. Placing Woolman in the full context of his times, Slaughter paints the portrait of a hero—and not just for the Quakers, social reformers, labor organizers, socialists, and peace advocates who have long admired him. He was an extraordinary original, an American for the ages.

Bury the Chains

Bury the Chains ebook ISBN: 9780618619078
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Author: Adam Hochschild
Number of Pages: 468 
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Offers an account of the first great human rights crusade, which originated in England in the 1780s and resulted in the freeing of hundreds of thousands of slaves around the world.

A complete Body of practical Divinity; being a new improvement of the Assembly's Catechism ... To which are prefix'd some memoirs of the Author's life; with his solemn form of covenanting with God. [With a preface by J. Smith.]

A complete Body of practical Divinity; being a new improvement of the Assembly's Catechism ... To which are prefix'd some memoirs of the Author's life; with his solemn form of covenanting with God. [With a preface by J. Smith.] ebook ISBN:
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Author: Thomas DOOLITTLE
Number of Pages: 632 
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A World History of Art

A World History of Art ebook ISBN: 9781856694513
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Author: Hugh Honour,John Fleming
Number of Pages: 936 
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Expanded to include the latest discoveries in prehistoric art as well as the most recent developments in non-Western and modern art, this is an up-to-date and wide ranging history of art.

Am I Not a Human? (4): The Suffering of the Palestinian Prisoners Detainees&

Am I Not a Human? (4): The Suffering of the Palestinian Prisoners Detainees& ebook ISBN: 9953500525
Publisher: مركز الزيتونة للدراسات والاستشارات
Author: Feras Abu Helal
Number of Pages: 128 
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This book, the fourth among the series of Am I not a Human, deals with the suffering of the Palestinian prisoners under the Israeli occupation, where statistics reveal that since 1967 around 25% of the Palestinian population has been detained. This detention process involves various humiliation dimensions, violaitng international conventions and basic humanitarian conduct, in addition to the treaties and laws. All this is presented in this book, with special focus on the statistics and documented description on the sufferings and human rights violations.

Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation ebook ISBN: 9780300137866
Publisher: Yale University Press
Author: Kathryn Kish Sklar,James Brewer Stewart
Number of Pages: 385 
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Approaching a wide range of transnational topics, the editors ask how conceptions of slavery & gendered society differed in the United States, France, Germany, & Britain.

Martin Chuzzlewit

Martin Chuzzlewit ebook ISBN: 0141908130
Publisher: Penguin UK
Author: Charles Dickens
Number of Pages: 864 
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'Among the most powerful things Dickens ever did in fiction' Guardian Greed has led wealthy old Martin Chuzzlewit to become suspicious and misanthropic, leaving his grandson and name-sake to make his own way in the world. And so young Martin sets out from the Wiltshire home of his supposed champion, the scheming architect Pecksniff, to seek his fortune in America. In depicting Martin's journey Dickens created many vividly realized figures, from Martin's optimistic manservant Mark Tapley to the drunken and corrupt private nurse Mrs Gamp. With its portrayal of greed, blackmail and murder, and its searing satire on America, Dickens's novel is a powerful and blackly comic story of hypocrisy and redemption. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Patricia Ingham

From a Man Who Loves Beauty of a Woman Who Can't Find a Beauty That Will Love Him

From a Man Who Loves Beauty of a Woman Who Can't Find a Beauty That Will Love Him ebook ISBN: 1496979680
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Author: Blaze Burnstar
Number of Pages: 112 
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Poetry is my forte it also is my passion and this my first volume of poetry on the subjects of love & beauty. TREASURE IS NOT GOLD, MONEY OR JEWELS. TREASURE IS A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN AND HER BEAUTY. IF I WAS A POOR MAN I'D STILL BE RICH BECAUSE I WOULD HAVE A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN ON MY ARM.

The Nineteenth-century Visual Culture Reader

The Nineteenth-century Visual Culture Reader ebook ISBN: 9780415308656
Publisher: Psychology Press
Author: Margaret Cohen,Anne Higonnet,Charles Baudelaire,Karl Marx,Sigmund Freud,Georg Simmel,Alois Riegl,Siegfried Kracauer,Walter Benjamin,Michel Foucault,Gisèle Freund,Timothy J. Clark,Wolfgang Schivelbusch,Tom Gunning,Tony Bennett,James R. Ryan,Erika Diane Rappaport,Carl E. Schorske,David M. Henkin,Judith R. Walkowitz,David Nye,Jennifer A. Watts,Pierre Nora,Maurice Samuels,Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby,Kirk Savage,Joy S. Kasson,Linda Nochlin,S. Hollis Clayson,Eric Ames,Marcus Verhagen,Lisa Tickner,Sharon Marcus,Shawn Michelle Smith,Debora Leah Silverman
Number of Pages: 405 
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The nineteenth century is central to contemporary discussions of visual culture. This reader brings together key writings on the period, exploring such topics as photographs, exhibitions and advertising.

Ces journées qui ont changé le monde

Ces journées qui ont changé le monde ebook ISBN: 2100572253
Publisher: Dunod
Author: Hywel Williams,Dominique Piolet-Françoise
Number of Pages: 256 
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2 500 ans d'histoire à travers 50 événements-clés qui ont marqué un tournant important dans notre monde, qu'il s'agisse de : la crucifixion du Christ, la chute de Constantinople, la mort de Gengis Khan, la découverte de l'Amérique par Christophe Colomb, la chute de la Bastille, la bataille de Waterloo, l'assassinat de l'Archiduc à Sarajevo, la découverte de la théorie de la relativité, la Révolution russe, la bombe d'Hiroshima, du premier pas sur la lune ou du 11 septembre 2001 ... Chaque journée est introduite par une illustration en couleurs et une citation, et fait l'objet de 4 pages à la fois sérieuses et agréables à lire : la mise en situation de la journée, racontée comme si on y était, est suivie d'une analyse des causes puis des répercussions que cet événement a eues sur l'évolution de notre civilisation.

Churchill

Churchill ebook ISBN: 1136797726
Publisher: Routledge
Author: Caryl Churchill
Number of Pages: 336 
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The plays in this volume represent the best of Churchill's writing up to and including her emergence onto the international theatre scene with "Cloud Nine." The volume also contains a new introduction by the author as well as short prefaces to each play.