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Battle Cries And Lullabies

Author : Linda Grant De Pauw
ISBN : 9780806146843
Genre : History
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In this groundbreaking work, which covers thousands of years and spans the globe, Linda Grant De Pauw depicts women as victims and as warriors; as nurses, spies, sex workers, and wives and mothers of soldiers; as warrior queens leading armies into battle; and as baggage carriers marching in the rear. Beginning with the earliest archaeological evidence of warfare and ending with the dozens of wars in progress today, Battle Cries and Lullabies demonstrates that warfare has always and everywhere involved women. Following an introductory chapter on the questions raised about women’s participation in warfare, the book presents a documented, chronological survey linked to familiar models of military history. De Pauw provides historical context for current public policy debates over the role of women in the military. "Whether one applauds or deplores their presence and their actions, women have always been part of war. To ignore this fact grossly distorts our understanding of human history."

Battle Cries

Author : Hillary Potter
ISBN : 0814767710
Genre : Social Science
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Contrary to the stereotype of the “strong Black woman,” African American women are more plagued by domestic violence than any other racial group in the United States. In fact, African American women experience intimate partner violence at a rate 35% higher than white women and about two and a half times more than women of other races and ethnicities. This common portrayal can hinder black women seeking help and support simply because those on the outside don't think help is needed. Yet, as Hillary Potter argues in Battle Cries: Black Women and Intimate Partner Abuse, this stereotype often helps these African American women to resist and to verbally and physically retaliate against their abusers. Thanks to this generalization, Potter observes, black women are less inclined to label themselves as “victims” and more inclined to fight back. Battle Cries is an eye-opening examination of African American women's experiences with intimate partner abuse, the methods used to contend with abusive mates, and the immediate and enduring consequences resulting from the maltreatment. Based on intensive interviews with 40 African American women abused by their male partners, Potter's analysis takes into account variations in their experiences based on socioeconomic class, education level, and age, and discusses the common abuses and perceptions they share. Combining her remarkable findings with black feminist thought and critical race theory, Potter offers a unique and significant window through which we can better understand this understudied though rampant social problem.

Battle Cries

Author : James Inglis
ISBN : 160710864X
Genre : History
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Places famous speeches in military history into context and summarizes the lives and careers of the orators and writers, providing a broader understanding of their place in world history.

Battle Cries In The Wilderness

Author : Bernd Horn
ISBN : 9781554889204
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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The savage struggle to take control of the North American wilderness during the epic Seven Years War (1756-63) between France and England is a gripping tale. As the two European powers battled each other for global economic, political and military supremacy in what some have called the first world war, the brutal conflict took on a unique North American character, particularly in the role Native allies played on both sides. Formal European tactics and military protocols were out of place in the harsh, unforgiving forests of the New World. Cavalry, mass infantry columns, and volley fire proved less effective in the heavily wooded terrain of North America than it did in Europe. What mattered in the colonial hinterland of New France and the British American colonies was an ability to navigate, travel, and survive in the uncharted wilderness. Equally important was the capacity to strike at the enemy with surprise, speed, and violence. After all, the reward for victory was substantial – mastery of North America.

Battle Cries For The Underdog

Author : Monroe Mann
ISBN : 9781467802710
Genre : Business & Economics
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THE FIRST SELF-HELP BOOK TO COME OUT OF MODERN COMBAT. For fighting the war against living an ordinary life: An inspirational guide for those in the pursuit of destiny. No matter how lofty the goal, or how unlikely the victory, success can and should be yours. Inspired by the author’s combat deployment to Iraq, written while in Iraq, and sent off to his publisher prior to his departure back to the States, this collection of 100 ‘Battle Cries’ and ‘Fightin’ Words’ will help you keep your dreams alive ‘n kicking no matter what the obstacles.

The Art Of Manliness

Author : Brett McKay
ISBN : 9781440308918
Genre : Reference
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Man Up! While it's definitely more than just monster trucks, grilling and six-pack abs, true manliness is hard to define. The words macho and manly are not synonymous. Taking lessons from classic gentlemen such as Benjamin Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt, authors Brett and Kate McKay have created a collection of the most useful advice every man needs to know to live life to its full potential. This book contains a wealth of information that ranges from survival skills to social skills to advice on how to improve your character. Whether you are braving the wilds with your friends, courting your girlfriend or raising a family, inside you'll find practical information and inspiration for every area of life. You'll learn the basics all modern men should know, including how to: Shave like your grandpa Be a perfect houseguest Fight like a gentleman using the art of bartitsu Help a friend with a problem Give a man hug Perform a fireman's carry Ask for a woman's hand in marriage Raise resilient kids Predict the weather like a frontiersman Start a fire without matches Give a dynamic speech Live a well-balanced life So jump in today and gain the skills and knowledge you need to be a real man in the 21st century.

Battle Cries For The Hollywood Underdog

Author : Monroe Mann; Lou Bortone
ISBN : 9781481710367
Genre : Self-Help
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The Break Diver’s Creed® * No Rules * No Excuses * No Regrets® Looking for some serious inspiration on your Hollywood journey? In Battle Cries for the Hollywood Underdog, co-authors Monroe Mann and Lou Bortone start with some of the most powerful and inspirational words ever spoken by the titans of Tinseltown, and then, in typical Monroe Mann fashion, break down each quotation, and explain and interpret how those very words can help you ‘make it’ in showbiz. Together, Mann & Bortone have created an inspirational handbook for Hollywood success—a motivating and fresh new script for the motion picture called: your life.

Ideology And Battle Cries Of Indian Revolutionaries

Author : Ram Chandra
ISBN : UCAL:B4303079
Genre : History
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Battle Cries Kiai Battle Cry Awake Iron Rebel Yell Merdeka Grito De Dolores Oorah Faugh A Ballagh Geronimo Alala Allahu Akbar

Author : Books LLC
ISBN : 1155159535
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Battle Cries On The Home Front

Author : Peter J. Mercier
ISBN : 9780398083212
Genre : FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
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This collection of social science research on domestic violence in the military is unique, as it is the first compilation of research on domestic violence as it affects the military population. The studies contained herein use contemporary qualitative and quantitative research and focus on the occurrence, prevalence, or risk factors for domestic violence found in four military branches - Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy. It is divided into three sections, with Section One dealing with issues related to wife battering in the military. Section Two includes readings pertaining to child abuse in the military. Section Three addresses prevention and treatment issues regarding domestic violence in the military. The studies presented will enhance both professionals' and students' understanding of the issues and dynamics particular to domestic violence in military families and offer them the most current literature for future research in this area. It will be of interest to researchers, students, and professionals in the fields of social work, health, family counseling, criminal justice, sociology, human services, and psychology.

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