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Time Annual 1993

Author : Time Magazine
ISBN : 037601914X
Genre : Science
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Surveys the principal events of 1993 in the United States and other countries, as well as developments in business, society, sports, and the arts, as seen in the pages of Time magazine

Time Annual 2001

Author : Time Magazine
ISBN : 1883013747
Genre : History
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Surveys the principal events of 2000 in the United States and other countries, as well as developments in business, society, sports, and the arts, as seen in the pages of Time magazine.

Time Annual 1994

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ISBN : 1883013054
Genre : Annual
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...this...volume offers readers a sweeping yet nuanced view of world events in the year 1994. Here...is history in the making: earthquakes in California and political upheavals in Washington, young athletes speeding to victory at Lillehammer and a once-great athlete running to nowhere on the freeways of Los Angeles. Here are rebellion in Chechnya, a nation reborn in South Africa, the triumphant returns of Jean-Bertrand Aristide to Haiti and Yasser Arafat to Gaza. And there are the scientists and artists, the diplomats and divas, the executives and entertainers....The book also offers new material created exclusively for these pages from 'Time' White House correspondent Michael Duffy's analysis of Bill Clinton's year to an extensive photo essay on the Winter Olympics. Here, too, are 'Time's' hallmark annual features: the selection of Pope Paul II as Man of the Year....[and] the critic's choices of 1994's best books, plays, movies, music and television.

Time Annual 1994

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ISBN : 1883013054
Genre : Annual
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...this...volume offers readers a sweeping yet nuanced view of world events in the year 1994. Here...is history in the making: earthquakes in California and political upheavals in Washington, young athletes speeding to victory at Lillehammer and a once-great athlete running to nowhere on the freeways of Los Angeles. Here are rebellion in Chechnya, a nation reborn in South Africa, the triumphant returns of Jean-Bertrand Aristide to Haiti and Yasser Arafat to Gaza. And there are the scientists and artists, the diplomats and divas, the executives and entertainers....The book also offers new material created exclusively for these pages from 'Time' White House correspondent Michael Duffy's analysis of Bill Clinton's year to an extensive photo essay on the Winter Olympics. Here, too, are 'Time's' hallmark annual features: the selection of Pope Paul II as Man of the Year....[and] the critic's choices of 1994's best books, plays, movies, music and television.

Colored People

Author : Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ISBN : 9780307764430
Genre : Social Science
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In a coming-of-age story as enchantingly vivid and ribald as anything Mark Twain or Zora Neale Hurston, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., recounts his childhood in the mill town of Piedmont, West Virginia, in the 1950s and 1960s and ushers readers into a gossip, of lye-and-mashed-potato “processes,” and of slyly stubborn resistance to the indignities of segregation. A winner of the Chicago Tribune’s Heartland Award and the Lillian Smith Prize, Colored People is a pungent and poignant masterpiece of recollection, a work that extends and deepens our sense of African American history even as it entrances us with its bravura storytelling

Great People Of The 20th Century

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Warmth Of Other Suns

Author : Isabel Wilkerson
ISBN : 9780679763888
Genre : Social Science
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Presents an epic history that covers the period from the end of World War I through the 1970s, chronicling the decades-long migration of African Americans from the South to the North and West through the stories of three individuals and their families.

Time Annual 2013

Author : Kelly Knauer
ISBN : 1618930206
Genre : Reference
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Surveys the principal events of 2012 in the United States and other countries, as well as developments in business, society, sports, and the arts, as seen in the pages of Time magazine.

A Century Of Nobel Prize Recipients

Author : Francis Leroy
ISBN : 0824708768
Genre : Science
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Celebrating a century of revolutionary contributions to our understanding of life, the world, and the universe, this encyclopedic desk reference traces the discoveries that earned nearly 500 distinguished scientists Nobel honors in the areas of chemistry, physics, and medicine. The School of Library Journal called it "...eye-catching... Original artwork, colorful captioned drawings of models and structures, and diagrams illustrate complex scientific principles and may invite browsing. ...great graphics and appealing format..." This book includes over 550 full color illustrations and photographs, and is a must for the library of any public, university, business, or personal library.

Black Rage In New Orleans

Author : Leonard N. Moore
ISBN : 0807137405
Genre : History
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In Black Rage in New Orleans, Leonard N. Moore traces the shocking history of police corruption in the Crescent City from World War II to Hurricane Katrina and the concurrent rise of a large and energized black opposition to it. In New Orleans, crime, drug abuse, and murder were commonplace, and an underpaid, inadequately staffed, and poorly trained police force frequently resorted to brutality against African Americans. Endemic corruption among police officers increased as the city's crime rate soared, generating anger and frustration among New Orleans's black community. Rather than remain passive, African Americans in the city formed antibrutality organizations, staged marches, held sit-ins, waged boycotts, vocalized their concerns at city council meetings, and demanded equitable treatment. Moore explores a staggering array of NOPD abuses -- police homicides, sexual violence against women, racial profiling, and complicity in drug deals, prostitution rings, burglaries, protection schemes, and gun smuggling -- and the increasingly vociferous calls for reform by the city's black community. Documenting the police harassment of civil rights workers in the 1950s and 1960s, Moore then examines the aggressive policing techniques of the 1970s, and the attempts of Ernest "Dutch" Morial -- the first black mayor of New Orleans -- to reform the force in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Even when the department hired more African American officers as part of that reform effort, Moore reveals, the corruption and brutality continued unabated in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Dramatic changes in departmental leadership, together with aid from federal grants, finally helped professionalize the force and achieved long-sought improvements within the New Orleans Police Department. Community policing practices, increased training, better pay, and a raft of other reform measures for a time seemed to signal real change in the department. The book's epilogue, "Policing Katrina," however, looks at how the NOPD's ineffectiveness compromised its ability to handle the greatest natural disaster in American history, suggesting that the fruits of reform may have been more temporary than lasting. The first book-length study of police brutality and African American protest in a major American city, Black Rage in New Orleans will prove essential for anyone interested in race relations in America's urban centers.

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