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 Indian Indenture in the Danish West Indies, 1863-1873
Indian Indenture in the Danish West Indies, 1863...
Lomarsh Roopna...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book is the first comprehensive analysis of Denmark’s solitary experiment with Indian indentured labor on St. Croix during the second half of the nineteenth century. The book focuses on the recruitment, transportation, plantation labor, re-inde...
“Race” and Racism
“Race” and Racism
R. Perry
editor: Springer
ano: 2007
descrição:'Race' and Racism examines the origins and development of racism in North America. It addresses the inception and persistence of the concept of 'race' and discusses the biology of human variance, addressing the fossil record of human evolution, the r...
“Work or Fight!”
“Work or Fight!”
G. Shenk
editor: Springer
ano: 2005
descrição:During World War I the U.S. demanded that all able-bodied men work or fight. White men who were husbands and fathers, owned property or worked at approved jobs had the benefits of citizenship without fighting. Others were often barred from achieving ...
A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro after 1889
A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro after 1889
Tom Winterbott...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book studies architecture and literature of Rio de Janeiro, the “Marvellous City,” from the revolution of 1889 to the Olympics of 2016, taking the reader on a journey through the history of the city. This study offers a wide-ranging and thought-...
A Global History of Anti-Slavery Politics in the Nineteenth Century
A Global History of Anti-Slavery Politics in the Nineteenth...
W. Mulligan; M....
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:The abolition of slavery across large parts of the world was one of the most significant transformations in the nineteenth century, shaping economies, societies, and political institutions. This book shows how the international context was essential ...
A Global History of Trade and Conflict since 1500
A Global History of Trade and Conflict since 1500
L. Coppolaro; F...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book explains the causes and consequences of the intersection of two transformative global forces - trade and conflict – since 1500. The nine historical case studies – interspersed over 500 years and spanning the globe - make a major historical ...
A History of Prostate Cancer
A History of Prostate Cancer
Helen Valier
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book offers a comprehensive and inclusive insight into the history of prostate cancer and its sufferers. Until recently, little practical help could be offered for men afflicted with the devastating diseases of the genitourinary organs. This ...
A History of the British Presence in Chile
A History of the British Presence in Chile
W. Edmundson
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:This book sets out to narrate the contributions to and influence on the history of Chile that British visitors and immigrants have had, not as bystanders but as key players, starting in 1554 with the English Queen 'Bloody Mary' becoming Queen of Chil...
A New Dawn for the New Left
A New Dawn for the New Left
B. Slonecker
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:This book examines the underground Liberation News Service and the commune Montague Farm to trace the evolution of the New Left after 1968. In the process, it extends the chronological breadth of the long Sixties, rethinks the relationship between po...
A Postcolonial African American Re-reading of Colossians
A Postcolonial African American Re-reading of Col...
A. Tinsley
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Written from an African American perspective, this work depicts the presentation of the gospel message to the first-century community of Colossae, their reception of it comparative to the presentation and reception of the same to the enslaved African...
A Sustainable Theatre
A Sustainable Theatre
B. Witham
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Begun as an audacious experiment, for thirty years the Hedgerow Theatre prospered as America's most successful repertory company. While known for its famous alumnae (Ann Harding and Richard Basehart), Hedgerow's legacy is a living library of over 200...
A Theological Account of Nat Turner
A Theological Account of Nat Turner
K. Lampley
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:In this unique volume, Lampley analyzes the theology of Nat Turner's violent slave rebellion in juxtaposition with Old Testament views of prophetic violence and Jesus' politics of violence in the New Testament and in consideration of the history of C...