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Chronicles of King Conan Volume 4  The Prince Is Dead and Other Stories

When reports of an ambush upon a diplomatic party led by his son reach the barbarian king, news of his son's death cuts Conan deeper than any blade. Conan's melancholy threatens to tear his kingdom apart at a time when his mighty hand is needed most. Collects King Conan #16#20.

Chronicles of a Two Front War

Lyndon B. Johnson: The Kennedy Assassination and the Transfer of Power, Vol.
1: November 1963–January 1964, ... Toward the Great Society, Vol. 4: February 1
, 1964–March 8, 1964 ... “Lyndon, the Liberator.” Crisis: A Record of the Darker ...

Chronicles of a Two Front War

During the Vietnam War, young African Americans fought to protect the freedoms of Southeast Asians and died in disproportionate numbers compared to their white counterparts. Despite their sacrifices, black Americans were unable to secure equal rights at home, and because the importance of the war overshadowed the civil rights movement in the minds of politicians and the public, it seemed that further progress might never come. For many African Americans, the bloodshed, loss, and disappointment of war became just another chapter in the history of the civil rights movement. Lawrence Allen Eldridge explores this two-front war, showing how the African American press grappled with the Vietnam War and its impact on the struggle for civil rights. Written in a clear narrative style, Chronicles of a Two-Front War is the first book to examine coverage of the Vietnam War by black news publications, from the Gulf of Tonkin incident in August 1964 to the final withdrawal of American ground forces in the spring of 1973 and the fall of Saigon in the spring of 1975. Eldridge reveals how the black press not only reported the war but also weighed its significance in the context of the civil rights movement. The author researched seventeen African American newspapers, including the Chicago Defender, the Baltimore Afro-American, and the New Courier, and two magazines, Jet and Ebony. He augmented the study with a rich array of primary sources—including interviews with black journalists and editors, oral history collections, the personal papers of key figures in the black press, and government documents, including those from the presidential libraries of Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Gerald Ford—to trace the ups and downs of U.S. domestic and wartime policy especially as it related to the impact of the war on civil rights. Eldridge examines not only the role of reporters during the war, but also those of editors, commentators, and cartoonists. Especially enlightening is the research drawn from extensive oral histories by prominent journalist Ethel Payne, the first African American woman to receive the title of war correspondent. She described a widespread practice in black papers of reworking material from major white papers without providing proper credit, as the demand for news swamped the small budgets and limited staffs of African American papers. The author analyzes both the strengths of the black print media and the weaknesses in their coverage. The black press ultimately viewed the Vietnam War through the lens of African American experience, blaming the war for crippling LBJ’s Great Society and the War on Poverty. Despite its waning hopes for an improved life, the black press soldiered on.

Liberator

Liberator

The Liberator’s crew escaped Neo Roma. Now Neo Roma wants them back. Captain Duncan Greyson intends to deliver justice. As captain of the starship Liberator, his goal is to reunite his crew with their families and arrest the slavers who sold them. But when the currupt Neo Roma Colony sends bounty hunters to fetch the fugitive gladiators, Duncan will need to bend the law to evade the well-connected traffickers. If caught, their fate is death or worse. On the run, starvation and secrets may prove just as fatal. Duncan swore they’d never be captives again. If Neo Roma wants them, they’ll have to take them. In a body bag.

Nat Turner

G. de Roulhac Hamilton, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1918 (publication of the N. C.
Historical Commission), Vol. ... 1 83 1 ; editor of the Richmond Constitutional
Whig, quoted by the Atlas, New York, Vol. 4, p. 7, September 17, 1831. ... The
Liberator, September 24, 1831, Vol. ... Vol. I, p. 250. 41. J. Macy, The Anti-Slavery
Crusade. . . . (Chronicles of America V. 28, edited by A. Johnson), New Haven,
Toronto, ...

Nat Turner

Nat Turner's name rings through American history with a force all its own. Leader of the most important slave rebellion on these shores, variously viewed as a murderer of unarmed women and children, an inspired religious leader, a fanatic—this puzzling figure represents all the terrible complexities of American slavery. And yet we do not know what he looked like, where he is buried, or even whether Nat Turner was his real name. In Nat Turner: A Slave Rebellion in History and Memory, Kenneth S. Greenberg gathers twelve distinguished scholars to offer provocative new insight into the man, his rebellion, and his time, and his place in history. The historians here explore Turner's slave community, discussing the support for his uprising as well as the religious and literary context of his movement. They examine the place of women in his insurrection, and its far-reaching consequences (including an extraordinary 1832 Virginia debate about ridding the state of slavery). Here are discussions of Turner's religious visions—the instructions he received from God to kill all of his white oppressors. Louis Masur places him against the backdrop of the nation's sectional crisis, and Douglas Egerton puts his revolt in the context of rebellions across the Americas. We trace Turner's passage through American memory through fascinating interviews with William Styron on his landmark novel, The Confessions of Nat Turner, and with Dr. Alvin Poussaint, one of the "ten black writers" of the 1960s who bitterly attacked Styron's vision of Turner. Finally, we follow Nat Turner into the world of Hollywood. Nat Turner has always been controversial, an emblem of the searing wound of slavery in American life. This book offers a clear-eyed look at one of the best known and least understood figures in our history.

Music in Latin America and the Caribbean An Encyclopedic History

Volume 1: Performing Beliefs: Indigenous Peoples of South America, Central
America, and Mexico Malena Kuss ... While the Bolivarian dream survives in the
present-day Organization of American States, the figure of the Liberator remains
firmly ... social injustice in the Nueva cancidn latinoamericana (addressed by
Cuban scholar Clara Diaz Perez in Volume 4 of this series). ... The chronicles of
Conquest form an astonishingly rich literature — a literature at once fantastical
and true.

Music in Latin America and the Caribbean  An Encyclopedic History

The music of the peoples of South and Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean has never received a comprehensive treatment in English until this multi-volume work. Taking a sociocultural and human-centered approach, Music in Latin America and the Caribbean gathers the best scholarship from writers all over the world to cover in depth the musical legacies of indigenous peoples, creoles, African descendants, Iberian colonizers, and other immigrant groups that met and mixed in the New World. Within a history marked by cultural encounters and dislocations, music emerges as the powerful tool that negotiates identities, enacts resistance, performs belief, and challenges received aesthetics. This work, more than two decades in the making, was conceived as part of "The Universe of Music: A History" project, initiated by and developed in cooperation with the International Music Council, with the goals of empowering Latin Americans and Caribbeans to shape their own musical history and emphasizing the role that music plays in human life. The four volumes that constitute this work are structured as parts of a single conception and gather 150 contributions by more than 100 distinguished scholars representing 36 countries. Volume 1, Performing Beliefs: Indigenous Peoples of South America, Central America, and Mexico, focuses on the inextricable relationships between worldviews and musical experience in the current practices of indigenous groups. Worldviews are built into, among other things, how music is organized and performed, how musical instruments are constructed and when they are played, choreographic formations, the structure of songs, the assignment of gender to instruments, and ritual patterns. Two CDs with 44 recorded examples illustrate the contributions to this rich volume.

Bowker s Complete Video Directory 1998

3 : Liberator - B24 Warbirds of WWII Vol . ... 4 : The Battle of Russia Why We Fight
Vol . ... 4 : Victory in Europe Wings of Glory : The Air Force Story Wings of Peace
Wings of the Army & Planes of the Navy Wings of the Luftwaffe Vol . ... 19 World
War II - The War Chronicles : Fiftieth Anniversary Edition World War II : A Free
Paris World War II : A Personal Journey World War II : Action in the Pacific World
War ...

Bowker s Complete Video Directory  1998


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A Wizard in Peace

Here is Christopher Stasheff in top form: swashbuckling, stylish, and slightly subversive adventure from the author of the bestselling "Warlock" chronicles.

A Wizard in Peace

LIBERTY IS TREASON Interstellar liberator Magnus Gallowglass, the renegade psychic wizard, travels the stars fighting injustice and oppression. But this time the Rogue Wizard may have encountered a tyrant even he can't overthrow: a stern Protector whose oppressive regime makes Oliver Cromwell's Commonwealth look like a Sunday-school picnic. For hundreds of years, this lost colony planet has preserved order by dictating every detail of its citizens' lives - where they live, what they think, even whom they may love and marry. Any dissent is punished with the torturer's rack. So successful is this brutal system that Magnus is hard-pressed to find anyone willing to oppose it - until he recruits a pair of star-crossed lovers to lead the revolution, and reeducates a band of deluded would-be aristocrats to become the planet's new rulers. Here is Christopher Stasheff in top form: swashbuckling, stylish, and slightly subversive adventure from the author of the bestselling "Warlock" chronicles.