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Blood and Justice

Blood and Justice ebook ISBN: 047085653X
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Author: Pete Moore
Number of Pages: 248 
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The 17th Century Parisian doctor who made blood transfusion history... In 1667 a Parisian doctor by the name of Jean-Baptiste Denis performed an operation that had never previously been attempted - he transfused blood into another human being. This was the first attempt at a procedure that over subsequent centuries was to save the lives of thousands of people. But at the time Denis was nearly convicted of murder. The victim of Denis's experiment was a middle-aged man suffering from mad rages. Denis believed that by transfusing the blood of a calf into the man the man would assume the placid nature of the calf. The experiment appeared to work. The highly toxic blood made the man in question very ill and therefore very placid. It is now believed that the man was in fact suffering from syphilis, which induced his violent behaviour. The symptoms of the syphilis would also have been relieved by the high fever that the toxic blood would have induced. Encouraged by this apparent success, though unaware of the reasons for it, many other people attempted similar experiments. Eventually the man died and Denis was arrested for his murder. Further investigations revealed however that the man had not in fact died from the blood transfusion (although he certainly would have done so very shortly) but from cyanide placed in his food by his wife. Giving an insight into the first attempts at a procedure that has gone on to be developed for the benefit of humanity, and into the symbolism of blood throughout the history of medicine, Blood and Justice raises ethical issues that are as relevant today as they were at the time.

Blood and Justice

Blood and Justice ebook ISBN: 1301670162
Publisher: Rayven T. Hill
Author: Rayven T. Hill
Number of Pages: 301 
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When sixteen-year-old Jenny James goes missing, and the local police are unable to find her, the girl's frantic mother hires private investigators Jake and Annie Lincoln to search for her daughter. When the body of Jenny's boyfriend is discovered, the mystery of her disappearance deepens. Shaken out of their comfort zone of Internet searches and poring over public records, the couple soon find themselves facing the frightening possibility they are looking for the latest victim of a serial killer. As more bodies pile up, the town is gripped with fear. It seems no one is safe, and the Lincolns race to solve an impossible puzzle before they become the killer's next victims. + + + Category Keywords: free, freebies, female protagonist, serial killer, vigilante justice, women sleuths, Crime Fiction, police procedurals, Murder, Kidnapping, private detective, Mystery, mystry, suspence, Suspense, mysteries, thrillers, Canada, Canadian, Mystery & Detective, Private Investigators Series, International, Cozy, ebook, criminal fiction, thriller novels, free books, Serial Killers, ebooks, Police

Booze, Blood and Justice

Booze, Blood and Justice ebook ISBN: 1425988393
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Author: Rod Wallsmith
Number of Pages: 176 
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Gina Marie Sanderson's older brother is missing. Unable to live under the care of her overbearing mother and her psychiatrist, she runs away to solve the mystery of her brother's disappearance. Gina Marie is a compulsive/obsessive, chronic depressive. She is suicidal, and the only thing that is keeping her alive is her desire to find her brother. The trail ends with a woman the town nicknamed Bitter Mrs. Bill.

Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice

Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice ebook ISBN: 1469630362
Publisher: UNC Press Books
Author: Mara Buchbinder,Michele Rivkin-Fish,Rebecca L. Walker
Number of Pages: 350 
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The need for informed analyses of health policy is now greater than ever. The twelve essays in this volume show that public debates routinely bypass complex ethical, sociocultural, historical, and political questions about how we should address ideals of justice and equality in health care. Integrating perspectives from the humanities, social sciences, medicine, and public health, this volume illuminates the relationships between justice and health inequalities to enrich debates. Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice explores three questions: How do scholars approach relations between health inequalities and ideals of justice? When do justice considerations inform solutions to health inequalities, and how do specific health inequalities affect perceptions of injustice? And how can diverse scholarly approaches contribute to better health policy? From addressing patient agency in an inequitable health care environment to examining how scholars of social justice and health care amass evidence, this volume promotes a richer understanding of health and justice and how to achieve both. The contributors are Judith C. Barker, Paula Braveman, Paul Brodwin, Jami Suki Chang, Debra DeBruin, Leslie A. Dubbin, Sarah Horton, Carla C. Keirns, J. Paul Kelleher, Nicholas B. King, Eva Feder Kittay, Joan Liaschenko, Anne Drapkin Lyerly, Mary Faith Marshall, Carolyn Moxley Rouse, Jennifer Prah Ruger, and Janet K. Shim.

Blood

Blood ebook ISBN: 0231537255
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Author: Gil Anidjar
Number of Pages: 560 
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Blood, according to Gil Anidjar, maps the singular history of Christianity. As a category for historical analysis, blood can be seen through its literal and metaphorical uses as determining, sometimes even defining Western culture, politics, and social practices and their wide-ranging incarnations in nationalism, capitalism, and law. Engaging with a variety of sources, Anidjar explores the presence and the absence, the making and unmaking of blood in philosophy and medicine, law and literature, and economic and political thought from ancient Greece to medieval Spain, from the Bible to Shakespeare and Melville. The prevalence of blood in the social, juridical, and political organization of the modern West signals that we do not live in a secular age into which religion could return. Flowing across multiple boundaries, infusing them with violent precepts that we must address, blood undoes the presumed oppositions between religion and politics, economy and theology, and kinship and race. It demonstrates that what we think of as modern is in fact imbued with Christianity. Christianity, Blood fiercely argues, must be reconsidered beyond the boundaries of religion alone.

The Land of Blood and Honey

The Land of Blood and Honey ebook ISBN: 1429943688
Publisher: Macmillan
Author: Martin van Creveld
Number of Pages: 368 
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The definitive one-volume history of Israel by its most distinguished historian From its Zionist beginnings at the end of the nineteenth century through the past sixty, tumultuous years, the state of Israel has been, as van Creveld argues, "the greatest success story in the entire twentieth century." In this crisp volume, he skillfully relates the improbable story of a nationless people who, given a hot and arid patch of land and coping with every imaginable obstacle, founded a country that is now the envy of surrounding states. While most studies on Israel focus on the political, this encompassing history weaves together the nation's economic, social, cultural and religious narratives while also offering diplomatic solutions to help Israel achieve peace. Without question, this is the best one-volume history of Israel and its people.

Medicine and Justice

Medicine and Justice ebook ISBN: 1000765377
Publisher: Routledge
Author: Katherine D. Watson
Number of Pages: 312 
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This monograph makes a major new contribution to the historiography of criminal justice in England and Wales by focusing on the intersection of the history of law and crime with medical history. It does this through the lens provided by one group of historical actors, medical professionals who gave evidence in criminal proceedings. They are the means of illuminating the developing methods and personnel associated with investigating and prosecuting crime in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, when two linchpins of modern society, centralised policing and the adversarial criminal trial, emerged and matured. The book is devoted to two central questions: what did medical practitioners contribute to the investigation of serious violent crime in the period 1700 to 1914, and what impact did this have on the process of criminal justice? Drawing on the details of 2,600 cases of infanticide, murder and rape which occurred in central England, Wales and London, the book offers a comparative long-term perspective on medico-legal practice – that is, what doctors actually did when they were faced with a body that had become the object of a criminal investigation. It argues that medico-legal work developed in tandem with and was shaped by the needs of two evolving processes: pre-trial investigative procedures dominated successively by coroners, magistrates and the police; and criminal trials in which lawyers moved from the periphery to the centre of courtroom proceedings. In bringing together for the first time four groups of specialists – doctors, coroners, lawyers and police officers – this study offers a new interpretation of the processes that shaped the modern criminal justice system.

Blood and Rose

Blood and Rose ebook ISBN: 1477110801
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Author: Ibrahim Alladin
Number of Pages: 186 
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Blood and Rose is a story set in India and Canada. It is the thought-provoking and dramatic depiction of a young man named Amir who is caught up with the violence and insurgency in Kashmir, India. The story brings together the village life in the Kashmir Valley, where Amir grew up, the political tension and the military occupation in the region, and the exile period in Canada. Amir arrives in Toronto to stay with his uncle, Sajjad, also a refugee from Kashmir, who becomes an alcoholic out of frustration and anger. He abuses Amir and makes him work long hours in his convenience store in Toronto. Amir, though grateful to him, has other ambitions. He becomes a graduate student in political science and catches the eyes of a young professor Celia McKinnon. Celia falls in love with him but is unable to tell him because Amir suddenly travels to Kashmir to see his sick mother, where he is caught in an illegal demonstration and is thrown in the military prison in Jheel. Celia McKinnon, an authority in international law, goes to Kashmir to defend Amir. Her arrival in Kashmir marks the beginning of a game of intrigue, love, treachery, and deception. She has to negotiate Amirs release with General Pawar, the dictator who rules with an iron fist. What compromises will he make? The last thing he wanted was Amirs release. Old scores have to be settled.

Blood and Alcohol

Blood and Alcohol ebook ISBN: 1483634124
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Author: Michael Stapleton
Number of Pages: 156 
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This is a biography of my life and the lives that have touched mine as the son of veterinarian Dr. Bob Stapleton and Ruth Carter Stapleton, an evangelist and faith healer in the ’70s, and as a nephew to a former president and First Lady, Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter. It uncovers my life’s journey of my encounters with the law, the press, the death of my mother and grandmother, as well as the good times with visits to the White House and Camp David, the Democratic National Conventions, the Ryder Cup and Masters, and the births of my children, to finally unveiling my struggle with alcohol.

Blood and Fire

Blood and Fire ebook ISBN: 1932100113
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
Author: David Gerrold
Number of Pages: 208 
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After the space ship Star Wolf finds the starship Norway drifting through space, the ship's commander, Jon Korie, sends a team to investigate and search for survivors, but the only thing they find are deadly parasites.

Blood and the Covenant

Blood and the Covenant ebook ISBN: 1426942117
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Author: Pierre Parisien
Number of Pages: 412 
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Blood and the Covenant tells the story of a mindsetthe conception of a personal covenant between God and manand the insidious consequences of this mindset. Author Pierre Parisien examines the history of covenantal belief and looks critically at two of its most troubling aspects: appropriation (the Promised Land) and moral dispensation (the belief that if you are doing it for God, then it is not a sin but a virtuous act). Parisien traces the historical consequences of the contract with God, from the campaigns of Joshua in Canaan to the present manifestations of ideological Zionism. He argues that the course of history has been, in great part, a consequence of the original Covenant, and he charts the regrettable lineage of atrocities committed under the auspices of covenant fulfillmentincluding the conquest of Canaan to the hegemony of Rome, the rape of Northern India by the Muslim Sultans, the Crusades, European colonialism (which considered the entire planet as the Promised Land), Manifest Destiny, and ideological Zionism. Wars, crimes against humanity, and genocide have too often been the aftermath of the Covenant. Will this woeful progression ever come to an end?

Spirituality for Peace and Justice

Spirituality for Peace and Justice ebook ISBN: 1496988310
Publisher: Author House
Author: Elizabeth Padillo Olesen
Number of Pages: 134 
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Book on Christian Spirituality This is a book of poems on Christian spirituality as response to personal crises in life, woes and struggles of women, natural calamities, violence and terror. This book expresses poetic sensitivity to some events in our history that reflect conflicts in culture, religion and ideologies. This is spirituality from the eyes of faith, attempting to read the signs of our time in the light of the source of love and life that has called us to be responsible stewards as we commit ourselves to acts of love, compassion, peace and justice. These poems were written during my time as a student, teacher, pastor, ecumenical and community worker in the Philippines, as a missionary in Nepal, teacher, wife, mother, and as a cultural worker in Denmark, stretching a period of more than twenty years. I offer this book of poems to those who seek life, to those who despair, and to those who want to be inspired. Christian spirituality is in the human heart in its encounter with the wounded and resurrected Christ. In celebrating beauty and human creativity, I have illustrated some poems with my own paintings done during my integration process as a foreigner in Denmark. (EPO)

Blood Justice

Blood Justice ebook ISBN: 9780195054293
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Author: Howard Smead
Number of Pages: 248 
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Reconstructs the case of Mack Charles Parker, a young African-American man who was lynched by a white mob in 1959 after being charged with the rape of a white woman in Poplarville, Mississippi.

Bandita Bonita

Bandita Bonita ebook ISBN: 0865349738
Publisher: Sunstone Press
Author: Nicole Maddalo Dixon
Number of Pages: 274 
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Precocious, spirited, bored, and outspoken, sixteen year old Elucia (Lucy) Grey Alexis Howard, is both out-of-place in and a prisoner of her wealthy life amongst the highest of New York’s social elite and her father’s ambitious pursuit of greater prosperity. Sent out west in 1877 to Lincoln County, New Mexico, to marry her pre-contracted fiancé, John H. Tunstall, Lucy is inconsolable at the prospect of a loveless marriage when she meets and falls in love with pistoleer, Billy Bonney, a young, vivacious firebrand hired by John to work his land and provide protection from the dangers posed by John’s nefarious competitor, J. J. Dolan and the entire Santa Fe Ring. When John pays the ultimate price and is murdered, refusing to succumb to the opposition and intimidation of his rivals, Lucy’s own life is then in jeopardy. As a result of John’s death, Billy and the other men working in John’s employment are deputized to combat the tyranny of Dolan and the Ring. Fearing for Lucy, the newly deputized Lincoln County Regulators take her into their protective guard and into the hellfire of what becomes known as the Lincoln County War, the catalyst that inspires Lucy to wage her own personal war for freedom from her oppressive life and a desperate attempt to stay close to the man she loves, the boy about to become known to history as the incendiary notorious outlaw, Billy the Kid. Includes Readers Guide.