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Border Union Dream

Author : David Spaven
ISBN : 184033830X
Genre : Railroads
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The Coursing Calendar Ed By Stonehenge

Author : John Henry Walsh
ISBN : OXFORD:555074800
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Ethnicity And Intercultural Dialogue At The European Union Eastern Border

Author : Mircea Brie
ISBN : 9781443867696
Genre : Political Science
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Ethnicity and religious confession are concepts around which discussion and controversy arise, generating emotions and feelings of extreme intensity. Each of us belongs to such a community. By default, there is pressure on us to be subjective. Intercultural dialogue can be successfully provided where a community that is aware of the Other comes to communicate, cooperate and build the structure of a multicultural society. Diversity throughout Central and South-Eastern Europe can lead to either cooperation or conflict. Presently, we face discrimination, marginalization, low-status minorities, peripheral societies and the inequitable distribution of resources that leads to unequal distribution of authority and power.

They Had A Dream

Author : Jules Archer
ISBN : 9781634508988
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The majority of the civil rights movement in the United States occurred in three stages. The first stage began with the slaves in America fighting for their freedom. Frederick Douglass was a key player from the very beginning. Born a slave, Douglass escaped and went on to become one of the most respected abolitionist leaders. After the Civil War, freed slaves fought to overcome the still-prevailing prejudice and persecution. During this phase, Marcus Garvey led the Back to Africa movement, promoting Black Nationalism and black pride among the newly freed people. And in the 1960s, a strong civil rights movement branched in two different directions. The first was headed by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., who organized a powerful nonviolent civil disobedience movement to win equal rights through integration. Following a very different path, Malcolm X sought equal rights for blacks through violent confrontation and racial separation. Together, these four men shaped the American civil rights movement. Racism is still a very relevant problem in our country today, and to better understand where we are now and how to make progress in the future, we must first understand where we’ve come from.

Sister States Enemy States

Author : Kent Dollar
ISBN : 9780813139227
Genre : History
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The fifteenth and sixteenth states to join the United States of America, Kentucky and Tennessee were cut from a common cloth -- the rich region of the Ohio River Valley. Abounding with mountainous regions and fertile farmlands, these two slaveholding states were as closely tied to one another, both culturally and economically, as they were to the rest of the South. Yet when the Civil War erupted, Tennessee chose to secede while Kentucky remained part of the Union. The residents of Kentucky and Tennessee felt the full impact of the fighting as warring armies crossed back and forth across their borders. Due to Kentucky's strategic location, both the Union and the Confederacy sought to control it throughout the war, while Tennessee was second only to Virginia in the number of battles fought on its soil. Additionally, loyalties in each state were closely divided between the Union and the Confederacy, making wartime governance -- and personal relationships -- complex. In Sister States, Enemy States: The Civil War in Kentucky and Tennessee, editors Kent T. Dollar, Larry H. Whiteaker, and W. Calvin Dickinson explore how the war affected these two crucial states, and how they helped change the course of the war. Essays by prominent Civil War historians, including Benjamin Franklin Cooling, Marion Lucas, Tracy McKenzie, and Kenneth Noe, add new depth to aspects of the war not addressed elsewhere. The collection opens by recounting each state's debate over secession, detailing the divided loyalties in each as well as the overt conflict that simmered in East Tennessee. The editors also spotlight the war's overlooked participants, including common soldiers, women, refugees, African American soldiers, and guerrilla combatants. The book concludes by analyzing the difficulties these states experienced in putting the war behind them. The stories of Kentucky and Tennessee are a vital part of the larger narrative of the Civil War. Sister States, Enemy States offers fresh insights into the struggle that left a lasting mark on Kentuckians and Tennesseans, just as it left its mark on the nation.

Emigrant Dreams Immigrant Borders

Author : Raquel Vega-Durán
ISBN : 9781611487411
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Emigrant Dreams, Immigrant Borders: Migrants, Transnational Encounters, and Identity in Spain offers a new approach to the cultural history of contemporary Spain, examining the ways in which Spain’s own self-conceptions are changing and multiplying in response to migrants from Latin America and Africa. In the last twenty-five years, Spain has gone from being a country of net emigration to one in which immigrants make up nearly 12 percent of the population. This rapid growth has made migrants increasingly visible in both mass media and in Spanish visual and literary culture. This book examines the origins of media discourses on immigration and takes the analysis of contemporary Spanish culture as its primary framework, while also drawing insights from sociology and history. Emigrant Dreams, Immigrant Borders introduces readers to a wide range of recent films, journals, novels, photography, paintings, and music to reconsider contemporary Spain through its varied encounters with migrants. It follows the stages of the migrant’s own journey, beginning outside Spanish territory, continuing across the border (either at the barbed-wire fences of Ceuta and Melilla or the waters of the Atlantic or the Strait of Gibraltar), and then considers what happens to migrants after they arrive and settle in Spain. Each chapter analyzes one of these stages in order to illustrate the complexity of contemporary Spanish identity. This examination of Spanish culture shows how Spain is evolving into a new space of imagination, one that can no longer be defined without the migrant—a space in which there is no unified identity but rather a new self-understanding is being born. Vega-Durán both places Spain in a larger European context and draws attention to some of the features that, from a comparative perspective, make the Spanish case interesting and often unique. She argues that Spain cannot be understood today outside the Transatlantic and Mediterranean spaces (both real and imaginary) where Spaniards and migrants meet. Emigrant Dreams, Immigrant Borders offers a timely study of present-day Spain, and makes an original contribution to the vibrant debates about multiculturalism and nation-formation that are taking

The Border Magazine

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ISBN : MINN:31951000731395S
Genre : Scotland
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Our Dream Deferred

Author : Abebe Zegeye
ISBN : STANFORD:36105113403948
Genre : Political Science
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This remarkable book will appeal to experts on poverty and lay people alike, making use of sound academic arguments and extensive research. The dreams of South African singers and poets and the poor themselves have been included, giving the text poignancy and power in the field of poverty studies. The book has the merit of dealing with both the historic and the most recent dimensions of poverty in South Africa, mainly (but not exclusively) from a sociological and economic perspective. The work is further enhanced by in-depth discussions of the heart-wrenching topics included, so many of them close to South Africans and extremely familiar to the poor. In the conclusion, the authors claim that although South Africa can now be classified as an emerging democracy, many of the dynamics and distortions of the past perpetuate patterns of inequality and corruption. Under apartheid the poor were pushed to the margins of urban areas and repatriated to bantustans, concentrating the problem of poverty in rural areas. The rural areas suffer from the uneven development produced by a government biased in favour of whites and against black groups and regions. Ownership and distribution of assets largely remain those created by apartheid. In particular, landlessness and overcrowding persist in the former 'homeland areas'. One of the deeper underlying questions in the mind of the reader of this work, is whether the dreams of the poor in South Africa are "deferred" or much worse, overturned. The authors hope that readers will be inspired to decide the matter for themselves. After reading this book, they may come to share the dreams of ordinary South Africans and be in a better position to judge social conditions in the country.

The Reformation To The Union

Author : Hugh Walker
ISBN : PSU:000006215576
Genre : English literature
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History Of The Border Wars Of Two Centuries

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ISBN : OSU:32435002029718
Genre : Indians of North America
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Condition Of The Border At The Union

Author : John Graham (of Huntingstile, Grasmere.)
ISBN : UOM:39015019125551
Genre : Borders (Scotland)
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Borders Nations And States

Author : Wilson Thomas
ISBN : UOM:39015037326124
Genre : Boundaries, State
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An examination of the changing internal and external borders of the EU as a means of illuminating the forces which serve to sustain, undermine and redefine national sovereignty in the New Europe. Based on comparative reserach, the book informs a central debate on the status of the nation state.

Lincoln S American Dream

Author : Kenneth L. Deutsch
ISBN : UOM:39015062573905
Genre : History
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Despite the voluminous literature on the central figure in American history, no other book in the field of political science compares toLincoln's American Dream. It addresses comprehensively the overarching themes of Lincoln's political thought and leadership through provocative and divergent interpretations from leading scholars. Each chapter is devoted to one of these major themes about Lincoln: - The Declaration and equality - Political ambition - Race and slavery - His democratic political leadership - Executive power - Religion and politics - The Union and the role of the state The book's thirty-three contributors include such respected Lincoln scholars and political commentators as Harry V. Jaffa, Stephen B. Oates, Mark E. Neely, Richard C. Current, Herman Belz, and Frank J. Williams. With an introduction by Kenneth L. Deutsch and Joseph R. Fornieri, Lincoln's American Dream will be of enduring interest to scholars, students, teachers, and Lincoln aficionados alike and will attract interest in the fields of American history, leadership, religion and culture, American studies, and African-American studies.

Railway Times

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105215956181
Genre : Railroads
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Border Cuates

Author : Milo Kearney
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173007523792
Genre : History
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"A discussion of the unusual nature of the Mexico-US border, which spawned twin cities on both sides of the frontier. Begins with a brief review of the colonial period and growth of US forts constructed to counter-balance already existing Mexican towns. Continues through the 19th century and concludes with a review of the events of the 1990s"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

Dream Of Unity

Author : Claude Emerson Welch
ISBN : UOM:39015003687137
Genre : Africa, West
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Sharing The American Dream

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ISBN : IND:30000056808862
Genre : Credit unions
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Border Lines

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105004930645
Genre : Arts
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Dr Nkrumah S Last Dream

Author : Joe-Fio N. Meyer
ISBN : UCAL:B3669780
Genre : Ghana
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The National Union Catalog Pre 1956 Imprints

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : UOM:39015082989594
Genre : Catalogs, Union
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