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A Feminist Ethic of RISK (Ot... - Sharon Welch

A Feminist Ethic of RISK (Ot...Sharon Welch

A Feminist Ethic of Risk proposes a new model for ethics and new life orientation for social justice. It directly addresses American and European “middle-class despair” over issues and challenges seemingly too large to tackle, such as envir… more

A Feminist Ethic of RISK (Other Feminist Voices)
Sharon Welch
Fortress Press , English
Secret Thoughts of An Adopti... - Wolff Jana

Secret Thoughts of An Adopti...Wolff Jana

While books about adoption proliferate, none of them addresses the subject of open and interracial adoption like Jana Wolff’s personal and frank account does in [i]Secret Thoughts of an Adoptive Mother[/i]. Often irreverent, always insightf… more

Secret Thoughts of An Adoptive Mother
Wolff Jana
Vista Communications , English
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain

The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnMark Twain

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The complete classic by Mark Twain

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain
Public Domain , English
The United States Illegal Ex... - Julie Thompson

The United States Illegal Ex...Julie Thompson

Focus of Research: The United States’ illegal exportation of waste to IndiaThis essay is an in-depth analysis concerning the growing problem of garbage disposal. The United States has taken NIMBY to an extreme level by exporting our waste t… more

The United States Illegal Exportation of Waste to India
Julie Thompson
Room at the Table: Struggle ... - Rev. Sandhya Rani Jha

Room at the Table: Struggle ...Rev. Sandhya Rani Jha

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Sandhya Jha, an ordained minister and co-moderator of the Anti-Racism Commission of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), discusses the multicultural history that makes up the Disciples of Christ. Through research and interviews with … more

Room at the Table: Struggle for Unity and Equality in Disciples History
Rev. Sandhya Rani Jha
Chalice Press , English
The Adventures of Huckleberr... - Mark Twain, Samuel L. Clemens

The Adventures of Huckleberr...Mark Twain, Samuel L. Clemens

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (often shortened to Huck Finn) is a novel written by Mark Twain and published in 1884. It is commonly regarded as one of the Great American Novels, and is one of the first major American novels written in the… more

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (w/Active Table of Contents and Chapter Navigation) [KINDLE EDITION]
Mark Twain, Samuel L. Clemens
Forgeries of Memory and Mean... - Cedric J. Robinson

Forgeries of Memory and Mean...Cedric J. Robinson

Cedric J. Robinson offers a new understanding of race in America through his analysis of theater and film of the early twentieth century. He argues that economic, political, and cultural forces present in the eras of silent film and the ear… more

Forgeries of Memory and Meaning: Blacks and the Regimes of Race in American Theater and Film before World War II
Cedric J. Robinson
The University of North Carolina Press , English
The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr - Coretta Scott King, Martin L...

The Words of Martin Luther King, JrCoretta Scott King, Martin L...

With over 200,000 copies sold, this perennial classic from the Newmarket “Words Of” series belongs in every home, school and library.Throughout his brief life, Martin Luther King, Jr. communicated vision, passion, and inspiration. He led mi… more

The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr
Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King Jr.
Newmarket Press , English
When Good Companies Do Bad T... - Peter Schwartz, Blair Gibb

When Good Companies Do Bad T...Peter Schwartz, Blair Gibb

A good reputation is certainly an asset for any company, but to a public that has raised its expectations of business’ responsibility to society, being good just isn’t good enough. More than public relations posturing or kowtowing to politi… more

When Good Companies Do Bad Things: Responsibility and Risk in an Age of Globalization
Peter Schwartz, Blair Gibb
Wiley , English
Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's CabinHarriet Beecher Stowe

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Public Domain Books , English
How to Be Black (Enhanced Edition) - Baratunde Thurston

How to Be Black (Enhanced Edition)Baratunde Thurston

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How To Be Black, the enhanced e-book edition, contains 14 author-conducted video interviews with individuals who exemplify “how to be black,” an audio clip of the author delivering an essay to a live audience, links to a companion website w… more

How to Be Black (Enhanced Edition)
Baratunde Thurston
Harper , English
The Help - Kathryn Stockett

The HelpKathryn Stockett

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The wildly popular New York Times bestseller and reading group favorite Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who’s always taken orders quietly, but lately she’s unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has neve… more

The Help
Kathryn Stockett
Berkley , English
The Light Horseman's Daughter - David Crookes

The Light Horseman's DaughterDavid Crookes

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              While resisting eviction from the Queensland family property at the start of the Great Depression, Emma McKenna's father is shot dead. Emma is left destitute, with her crippled mother and twelve-year-old twin brothers to c... <a class="more" href="/books/detail/B00580WULO/#editorial-review">more</a>
The Light Horseman’s Daughter
David Crookes
The Victory of Humanism - Thomas Martin

The Victory of HumanismThomas Martin

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The Inversion of Western Aesthetic SensibilityOur experience of “race” is based on how we define beauty. In the past, we thought that discipline was liberating and beautiful, while raw nature was confining and ugly. Today we believe that ra… more

The Victory of Humanism
Thomas Martin
Backintyme , English
Matterhorn: A Novel of the V... - Karl Marlantes

Matterhorn: A Novel of the V...Karl Marlantes

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Intense, powerful, and compelling, Matterhorn is an epic war novel in the tradition of Norman Mailer’s The Naked and the Dead and James Jones’s The Thin Red Line. It is the timeless story of a young Marine lieutenant, Waino Mellas, and his … more

Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War
Karl Marlantes
Atlantic Monthly Press , English
Bombshells - T. Elliott Brown

BombshellsT. Elliott Brown

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Three women and two girls face political, racial and personal bombshells during the tension-filled days of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962.Flossie Johnson is a housekeeper who wants to sit in the front of the bus instead of the back on the… more

T. Elliott Brown
InkOutLoud Publishing , English
The Immortal Life of Henriet... - Rebecca Skloot

The Immortal Life of Henriet...Rebecca Skloot

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1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHer name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for dev… more

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot
Broadway Books , English
Fanon - John Edgar Wideman

FanonJohn Edgar Wideman

A philosopher, psychiatrist, and political activist, Frantz Fanon was a fierce, acute critic of racism and oppression. Born of African descent in Martinique in 1925, Fanon fought in defense of France during World War II but later against Fr… more

John Edgar Wideman
Mariner Books , English
The Rabbit Factory (A Lomax ... - Marshall Karp

The Rabbit Factory (A Lomax ...Marshall Karp

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When the actor playing Rambunctious Rabbit - the mascot of Lamaar Studio’s Familyland theme park - is brutally murdered on park grounds, LAPD detectives Mike Lomax and Terry Biggs are brought in to investigate. Asked to keep the investigat… more

The Rabbit Factory (A Lomax & Biggs Mystery Book 1)
Marshall Karp
Mesa Films , English
Solomon's Blues - Josephine Garner

Solomon's BluesJosephine Garner

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Just after WWII, when America is under the arduous task of redefining itself both domestically and abroad, Esther embarks on a profound spiritual journey to redefine herself as an African American and as a woman. Set in a rural East Texas t… more

Solomon’s Blues
Josephine Garner