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The Myth of the Negro Past

Author: Melville Jean Herskovits

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 9780807009055

Category: History

Page: 368

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Almost fifty years ago Melville Herskovits set out to debunk the myth that black Americans have no cultural past. Originally published in 1941, his unprecedented study of black history and culture recovered a rich African heritage in religious and secular life, the language and arts of the Americas.

American Negro Slavery

A Survey of the Supply, Employment and Control of Negro Labor as Determined by the Plantation Régime

Author: Ulrich Bonnell Phillips

Publisher: N.A


Category: Plantation life

Page: 529

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Ebony Trade: Homies on the DL

Author: Gavin Rockhard

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781719999250

Category: Fiction

Page: 28

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Desmond loves rough trade, and today he meets up with two friends who are going to give him a mouthful! It's a reunion of sorts. All three young men have changed a lot since the last time they swung on the DL, but they quickly get right back up to old tricks. That means Desmond is going to get mre outrageous manlust than ever, in this, his most incredible tale of Ebony Trade yet!

Big Day Coming

Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock

Author: Jesse Jarnow

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101588683

Category: Music

Page: 368

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The first biography of Yo La Tengo, the massively influential band who all but defined indie music. Yo La Tengo has lit up the indie scene for three decades, part of an underground revolution that defied corporate music conglomerates, eschewed pop radio, and found a third way. Going behind the scenes of one of the most remarkable eras in American music history, Big Day Coming traces the patient rise of husband-and-wife team Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley, who—over three decades—helped forge a spandex-and-hairspray-free path to the global stage, selling millions of records along the way and influencing countless bands. Using the continuously vital Yo La Tengo as a springboard, Big Day Coming uncovers the history of the legendary clubs, bands, zines, labels, record stores, college radio stations, fans, and pivotal figures that built the infrastructure of the now-prevalent indie rock world. Journalist and freeform radio DJ Jesse Jarnow draws on all-access interviews and archives for mesmerizing trip through contemporary music history told through one of its most creative and singular acts.

Elvis for Dummies

Author: Susan Doll

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470562080

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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The American Songbag

Author: Carl Sandburg

Publisher: Andesite Press

ISBN: 9781297491665


Page: 524

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Graphic Storytelling

Author: Will Eisner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780961472825

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 164

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Examines the fundamentals of storytelling in comic book style and offers advice on story construction and visual narratives.

Coyote V. Acme

Author: Ian Frazier

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 1466828757

Category: Humor

Page: 128

View: 7863

Twenty-two humorous essays on topics ranging from Joseph Stalin's theories of revolutionary stand-up comedy, to a commencement address given by a Satanist college President, to the opening statement of an attorney representing Wile E. Coyote in a product liability suit against the Acme company, supplier of unpredictable rocket sleds and faulty spring-powered shoes.

Invest to Win: Earn & Keep Profits in Bull & Bear Markets with the GainsMaster Approach

Author: Toni Turner,Gordon Scott

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071798382

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 5781

Offers advice on managing investments in both uptrending and downtrending markets, revealing how to evaluate company financial reports, recognize signals that foretell shifts in the market, and exit investments at the right time.

Gently Falls the Bakula

Author: Sudha Murty

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9351183394

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

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What is more important: a successful career or a happy marriage? In the small town of Hubli, Shrikant discovers that he is attracted to his plain-looking but charming neighbour Shrimati, who always does better than him in the school exams. Shrimati too falls in love with the amiable and handsome Shrikant and the two get married. Shrikant joins an IT company and starts rapidly climbing the corporate ladder. He works relentlessly and reaches the pinnacle of his industry, while Shrimati abandons her academic aspirations and becomes his uncomplaining shasow, silently fulfilling her duties as a corporate leader’s wife. But one day, while talking to an old professor, she starts examining what she has done with her life and realizes it is dismally empty... Gently Falls the Bakula is the story of a marriage that loses its way as ambition and self-interest take their toll. Written nearly three decades ago, Sudha Murty’s first novel remains startlingly relevant in its scrutiny of modern values and work ethics.

A Dictionary of English Etymology

A - D

Author: Hensleigh Wedgwood

Publisher: N.A



Page: 507

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Peoples and Empires

A Short History of European Migration, Exploration, and Conquest, from Greece to the Present

Author: Anthony Pagden

Publisher: Modern Library

ISBN: 0307431592

Category: History

Page: 256

View: 9343

Written by one of the world’s foremost historians of human migration, Peoples and Empires is the story of the great European empires—the Roman, the Spanish, the French, the British—and their colonies, and the back-and-forth between “us” and “them,” culture and nature, civilization and barbarism, the center and the periphery. It’s the history of how conquerors justified conquest, and how colonists and the colonized changed each other beyond all recognition. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Southern Exposure

Making the South Safe for Democracy

Author: Stetson Kennedy

Publisher: University of Alabama Press

ISBN: 081735672X

Category: History

Page: 372

View: 2839

Using thorough and stark statistics, Kennedy describes a South emerging from World War II, coming to grips with the racism and feudalism that had held it back for generations. He includes an all-out Who’s Who, based on his own undercover investigations, of the "hate-mongers, race-racketeers, and terrorists who swore that apartheid must go on forever." The first paperback edition brings to a new generation of readers Kennedy’s searing profile of Dixie before the civil rights movement.

Keep Calm at Christmas

Author: N.A

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448116317


Page: 160

View: 4207

Everyone knows 'tis the season to be jolly; when you can roast chestnuts on an open fire, treetops glisten and sleigh bells ring alongside the sound of small children's laughter. However, if you don't think Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year then reach for Keep Calm at Christmas and let its soothing advice reassure you that Christmas comes but once a year. Keep Calm at Christmas follows Keep Calm for Ladies and Keep Calm for Chaps and offers many merry pearls of wisdom to help you get through the festive season; on everything from relatives to office parties, and gluttony to new year resolutions. An insighftul pocket gift for Christmas. 'What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day' Phyllis Diller 'About all you can do is dream of a white Christmas, for it seems like it always leaves most of us in the red' Anon 'Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice' Anon 'Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit' Kin Hubbard 'New Year's Day... now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual' Mark Twain

Immortal Plastic

Author: Jim Carley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781901668773


Page: 343

View: 859

What Every Woman Knows

A Comedy

Author: James Matthew Barrie

Publisher: N.A


Category: Comedy

Page: 160

View: 6884


Author: C. B. Shepherd

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 147335594X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 92

View: 3177

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Tenants of Moonbloom

Author: Edward Lewis Wallant

Publisher: New York Review of Books

ISBN: 9781590170700

Category: Fiction

Page: 245

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Norman Moonbloom is a loser, a drop-out who can't even make it as a deadbeat. His brother, a slumlord, hires him to collect rent in the buildings he owns in Manhattan. Making his rounds from apartment to apartment, Moonbloom confronts a wildly varied assortment of brilliantly described urban characters, among them a gay jazz musician with a sideline as a gigolo, a Holocaust survivor, and a brilliant young black writer modeled on James Baldwin. Moonbloom hears their cries of outrage and abuse; he learns about their secret sorrows and desires. And as he grows familiar with their stories, he finds that he is drawn, in spite of his best judgment, into a desperate attempt to improve their lives. Edward Lewis Wallant's astonishing comic tour de force is a neglected masterpiece of 1960s America.

The Silent Raga

Author: Ameen Merchant

Publisher: D & M Publishers

ISBN: 9781926685854

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 4408

At 18, musical prodigy Janaki Venkatakrishnan escapes her father’s plans for an arranged marriage, fleeing her village for the bright lights of Bombay. She leaves behind a gaggle of gossip-mongering old women, but also her younger sister Mallika, who is forced to take care of their increasingly unhinged father. But ten years later, when Janaki announces her return and demands a meeting with Mallika, the buried past is once again excavated. In a span of seven days, memories and misgivings, innocence and wisdom, everyday truths and family secrets are laid bare as the two sisters prepare to face each other, and their childhood experiences, once and for all. Ameen Merchant’s poignant and ambitious debut novel, at once intensely imagined and sensitively nuanced, shines an unsparing light on the complex subject of family obligations and sibling relationships.

Creating Creation

Readings of Pasternak's Doktor Živago

Author: Susanna Witt

Publisher: Almqvist & Wiksell International

ISBN: 9789122019053

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 157

View: 9948

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