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Nature Le R Veil Du Sauvage

Author : Jean-Claude Genot
ISBN : 9782140051326
Genre : Nature
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Plus nous étendons notre domination sur la nature, plus le sauvage devient nécessaire. Dans ce nouvel ouvrage, l'auteur relate les nombreuses initiatives européennes pour préserver les derniers bastions de nature sauvage, voire pour renforcer l'ensauvagement de régions en déprise agricole. La nature sauvage n'est pas une vue de l'esprit mais une perspective réelle pour l'avenir. Elle témoigne du sauvage qui sommeille en nous, épris d'espoir, de rêve, de liberté et d'un profond respect de la nature. Mieux comprendre la nature pour mieux nous connaître ?

Voices From Within The Veil

Author : William H. Alexander
ISBN : 9781443811767
Genre : History
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"And then--the Veil. It drops as drops the night on southern seas--vast, sudden, unanswering. There is Hate behind it, and Cruelty and Tears. As one peers through its intricate, unfathomable pattern of ancient, old, old design, one sees blood and guilt and misunderstanding. And yet it hangs there, this Veil, between Then and Now, between Pale and Colored and Black and White -- between You and Me." W.E.B. DuBois, Darkwater: Voices from within the Veil, 1920 "As the promoters of Jamestown 2007 began to speak of the accomplishment of greater diversity in the nation, and to market the myth of the seamless confluence of Indian, European, and African traditions in the early colony, many reflected not only about how the United States' colonial origins were based on the entrepreneurial ambitions of English settlers, the conquest and degradation of native populations, and the subsequent uprooting and enslavement of untold numbers of Africans, but also about how the more recent legacy of decades of discrimination and marginalization continue to shape our world today. Despite the assimilation, acculturation, and dehumanization that have occurred in the Americas, African Americans have continued to refashion their cultures to fit their own social needs and aesthetic preferences." From Introduction Voices from within the Veil explores the 400-year prelude to the inclusion of African Americans in the commemoration of this nation's origins. With innovative approaches and pioneering research, these essays address both the conditions of African Americans' marginalization and some of the paths toward their empowerment: marronage, the Underground Railroad, social organization, and massive protest movements, among others.

The Spectator

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007433498
Genre : English literature
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Guy S Hospital Gazette

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Genre : Surgery
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The Young Men S Magazine

Author : British and foreign young men's society
ISBN : OXFORD:590118296
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The Athenaeum

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The Return Of The Dead

Author : Claude Lecouteux
ISBN : 9781594776830
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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How the ghost stories of pagan times reveal the seamless union existing between the world of the living and the afterlife • Demonstrates how Medieval Christianity transformed the more corporeal ghost encountered in pagan cultures with the disembodied form known today • Explains how the returning dead were once viewed as either troublemakers or guarantors of the social order The impermeable border the modern world sees existing between the world of the living and the afterlife was not visible to our ancestors. The dead could--and did--cross back and forth at will. The pagan mind had no fear of death, but some of the dead were definitely to be dreaded: those who failed to go peacefully into the afterlife but remained on this side in order to right a wrong that had befallen them personally or to ensure that the law promoted by the ancestors was being respected. But these dead individuals were a far cry from the amorphous ectoplasm that is featured in modern ghost stories. These earlier visitors from beyond the grave--known as revenants--slept, ate, and fought like men, even when, like Klaufi of the Svarfdaela Saga, they carried their heads in their arms. Revenants were part of the ancestor worship prevalent in the pagan world and still practiced in indigenous cultures such as the Fang and Kota of equatorial Africa, among others. The Church, eager to supplant this familial faith with its own, engineered the transformation of the corporeal revenant into the disembodied ghost of modern times, which could then be easily discounted as a figment of the imagination or the work of the devil. The sanctified grounds of the church cemetery replaced the burial mounds on the family farm, where the ancestors remained as an integral part of the living community. This exile to the formal graveyard, ironically enough, has contributed to the great loss of the sacred that characterizes the modern world.

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