blood at the root

Book Title : Blood at the Root
Author : Dominique Morisseau
Publisher : Samuel French, Incorporated
Release Date : 2017-05-18
Pages : 78
ISBN : 0573705143
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A drama based on the Jena Six: six black students who were initially charged with attempted murder for a school fight after being provoked with nooses hanging from a tree on campus. The play examines issues of racism, homophobia, and justice -- or the lack thereof.

Book Title : Blood at the Root
Author : Ann Ferguson
Publisher : Pandora Press
Release Date : 1989
Pages : 299
ISBN : UVA:X001827172
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The author critiques others' theories and ideas on feminism while developing and producing her own new theory

Book Title : Blood at the Root A Racial Cleansing in America
Author : Patrick Phillips
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release Date : 2016-09-20
Pages : 304
ISBN : 9780393293029
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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“Gripping and meticulously documented.”—Don Schanche Jr., Washington Post Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century, was home to a large African American community that included ministers and teachers, farmers and field hands, tradesmen, servants, and children. But then in September of 1912, three young black laborers were accused of raping and murdering a white girl. One man was dragged from a jail cell and lynched on the town square, two teenagers were hung after a one-day trial, and soon bands of white “night riders” launched a coordinated campaign of arson and terror, driving all 1,098 black citizens out of the county. The charred ruins of homes and churches disappeared into the weeds, until the people and places of black Forsyth were forgotten. National Book Award finalist Patrick Phillips tells Forsyth’s tragic story in vivid detail and traces its long history of racial violence all the way back to antebellum Georgia. Recalling his own childhood in the 1970s and ’80s, Phillips sheds light on the communal crimes of his hometown and the violent means by which locals kept Forsyth “all white” well into the 1990s. In precise, vivid prose, Blood at the Root delivers a “vital investigation of Forsyth’s history, and of the process by which racial injustice is perpetuated in America” (Congressman John Lewis).

Book Title : Blood at the Root
Author : Jennie Lightweis-Goff
Publisher : SUNY Press
Release Date : 2011-08-31
Pages : 231
ISBN : 9781438436302
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Examines the relationship of lynching to black and white citizenship in the 19th and 20th century U.S. through a focus on historical, visual, cultural, and literary texts.

Book Title : The Blood of Guatemala
Author : Greg Grandin
Publisher : Duke University Press
Release Date : 2000-03-15
Pages : 364
ISBN : 9780822380337
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Over the latter half of the twentieth century, the Guatemalan state slaughtered more than two hundred thousand of its citizens. In the wake of this violence, a vibrant pan-Mayan movement has emerged, one that is challenging Ladino (non-indigenous) notions of citizenship and national identity. In The Blood of Guatemala Greg Grandin locates the origins of this ethnic resurgence within the social processes of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century state formation rather than in the ruins of the national project of recent decades. Focusing on Mayan elites in the community of Quetzaltenango, Grandin shows how their efforts to maintain authority over the indigenous population and secure political power in relation to non-Indians played a crucial role in the formation of the Guatemalan nation. To explore the close connection between nationalism, state power, ethnic identity, and political violence, Grandin draws on sources as diverse as photographs, public rituals, oral testimony, literature, and a collection of previously untapped documents written during the nineteenth century. He explains how the cultural anxiety brought about by Guatemala’s transition to coffee capitalism during this period led Mayan patriarchs to develop understandings of race and nation that were contrary to Ladino notions of assimilation and progress. This alternative national vision, however, could not take hold in a country plagued by class and ethnic divisions. In the years prior to the 1954 coup, class conflict became impossible to contain as the elites violently opposed land claims made by indigenous peasants. This “history of power” reconsiders the way scholars understand the history of Guatemala and will be relevant to those studying nation building and indigenous communities across Latin America.

Book Title : Lynch Street
Author : Tim Spofford
Publisher : Kent State University Press
Release Date : 1988
Pages : 219
ISBN : 0873383710
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Describes the circumstances that led to a demonstration at Jackson State College and the shooting of two students by the police, and discusses the impact of the tragedy.

Book Title : The Gardeners and Florists Dictionary Or a Complete System of Horticulture To which is Added A Catalogue of Curious Trees Plants and Fruits In Two Volumes By Philip Miller
Author : Philip Miller
Publisher :
Release Date : 1724
Pages :
ISBN : OXFORD:600044522
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Love Signs and You
Author : Skye Alexander
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2003
Pages : 863
ISBN : 0743476492
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Love Signs and You is the definitive volume of romantic astrology.

Book Title : Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine E Book
Author : Giovanni Maciocia
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date : 2011-05-12
Pages : 1092
ISBN : 9780702049217
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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New edition of the most comprehensive Chinese Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology textbook in the English language World-renowned author and teacher Giovanni Maciocia gives a clear, detailed explanation of the physiology, pathology and aetiology of women's disorders in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and adapts these to Western conditions and patients. Seventy gynecological conditions are discussed in detail with consideration given to differentiation between conditions, the advised treatment using acupuncture and herbs, prevention and prognosis. Guidelines on lifestyle and use of the eight Extraordinary Vessels are provided, with case studies allowing easy application of theory to practice throughout. New for this edition: New attractive two-colour layout with book marks to ease navigation Endometriosis and its treatment now included and fully covered in a new chapter Infertility chapter includes recent research highlighting factors in infertility All prescriptions now removed from the text and attractively presented in three appendices: Patient Remedies, Prescriptions and Three Treasure Remedies "Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine is a paradigmatic work. It is tempered with reverence and innovation, meticulous archival attention and detailed modern clinical insight. When future generations look back at this work...they will find not only knowledge and wisdom but also reasons for inspiration and awe." From the Foreword to the first edition by Ted J. Kaptchuk, Associate Director, Centre for Alternative Medicine Research, Beth Israel Hospital; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard medical School, Boston, USA. • Physiology and pathology of women’s disorders in Chinese medicine • Aetiology and diagnosis of women’s disorders • Differentiation and treatment – including acupuncture, herbs and patent remedies – of 64 gynecological conditions • Prevention and prognosis for each disease • Approximately 100 case histories from the author’s own practice • A detailed discussion of the use of the eight extraordinary vessels in gynecology

Book Title : Global Faulkner
Author : Annette Trefzer
Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
Release Date : 2010-11-12
Pages : 224
ISBN : 1604733543
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Today, debates about globalization raise both hopes and fears. But what about during William Faulkner's time? Was he aware of worldwide cultural, historical, and economic developments? Just how interested was Faulkner in the global scheme of things? The contributors to Global Faulkner suggest that a global context is helpful for recognizing the broader international meanings of Faulkner's celebrated regional landscape. Several scholars address how the flow of capital from the time of slavery through the Cold War period in his fiction links Faulkner's South with the larger world. Other authors explore the literary similarities that connect Faulkner's South to Latin America, Africa, Spain, Japan, and the Caribbean. In essays by scholars from around the world, Faulkner emerges in trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific contexts, in a pan-Caribbean world, and in the space of the Middle Passage and the African Atlantic. The Nobel laureate's fiction is linked to that of such writers as Gabriel García Márquez, Wole Soyinka, Miguel de Cervantes, and Kenji Nakagami.