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Pagans In The Promised Land

Author : Steven T. Newcomb
ISBN : 1555916422
Genre : Law
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An analysis of how religious bias shaped U.S. federal Indian law.

Barren In The Promised Land

Author : Elaine Tyler May
ISBN : 0674061829
Genre : Social Science
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Chronicling astonishing shifts in public attitudes toward reproduction, May reveals the intersection between public life and the most private part of our lives--sexuality, procreation, and family.

Peasants In The Promised Land

Author : Jaroslav Petryshyn
ISBN : 0888629257
Genre : History
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Preface Part I: Setting the Stage1. The Dual Frontier 2. Canadian Immigration and the North-West 3. The Seeds of Emigration 4. Crossing the Rubicon Part II: The New Land 1891-1905 5. The Settlement Frontier 6. The Advisors 7. Views from the Other Bridge 8. The Labouring Frontier 9. The Social and Institutional Frontier Part III: Steadying the Foundation, 1905-1914 10. Canadian Immigration Policy after 1905 11. Labour and the Socialist Perspective 12. Politics and the Issue of Education 13. Consolidating the Religious Question Conclusion Appendix Notes Selected Bibliography Index

Gone From The Promised Land

Author : John R. Hall
ISBN : 9781351516907
Genre : History
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In this superb cultural history, John R. Hall presents a reasoned analysis of the meaning of Jonestown--why it happened and how it is tied to our history as a nation, our ideals, our practices, and the tension of modern culture. Hall deflates the myths of Jonestown by exploring how much of what transpired was unique to the group and its leader and how much can be explained by reference to wider social processes.

Behold The Promised Land

Author : Tom W. Shick
ISBN : UOM:39015066068076
Genre : Social Science
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How Far The Promised Land

Author : Jonathan Rosenberg
ISBN : 9780691187297
Genre : History
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How Far the Promised Land? explores the relationship between overseas developments and the most important reform movement in modern American history, the struggle for racial justice. Interweaving civil rights history, U.S. foreign relations history, and twentieth-century international history, the book contributes to the emerging effort to reconceptualize the study of America's past by locating it in a global context. In examining the link between international developments and the quest for racial justice, Jonathan Rosenberg argues that civil rights leaders were profoundly interested in the world beyond America and incorporated their understanding of overseas matters into their reform program in order to fortify and legitimize the message they presented to their followers, the nation, and the international community. The book considers how a cosmopolitan group of black and white, male and female race reform leaders purposively deployed World War I and the peace settlement, the decolonization struggles in Africa and Asia, the emergence of communism and fascism, World War II, and the Cold War to help realize their domestic aspirations. Rosenberg sets this complex story against the backdrop of America's growing activism on the world stage, a development that would have significant positive implications for the domestic struggle. Central to the work is the notion that race reform leaders were animated by the idea of "color-conscious internationalism," a distinctive outlook that would affect the trajectory and momentum of the civil rights movement.

The Promised Land

Author : Nicholas Lemann
ISBN : 9780307764874
Genre : History
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A New York Times bestseller, the groundbreaking authoritative history of the migration of African-Americans from the rural South to the urban North. A definitive book on American history, The Promised Land is also essential reading for educators and policymakers at both national and local levels. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Promised Land

Author : Boulou Ebanda de B’béri
ISBN : 9781442615335
Genre : History
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Eschewing the often romanticized Underground Railroad narrative that portrays southern Ontario as the welcoming destination of Blacks fleeing from slavery, The Promised Land reveals the Chatham-Kent area as a crucial settlement site for an early Black presence in Canada. The contributors present the everyday lives and professional activities of individuals and families in these communities and highlight early cross-border activism to end slavery in the United States and to promote civil rights in the United States and Canada. Essays also reflect on the frequent intermingling of local Black, White, and First Nations people. Using a cultural studies framework for their collective investigations, the authors trace physical and intellectual trajectories of Blackness that have radiated from southern Ontario to other parts of Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and Africa. The result is a collection that represents the presence and diffusion of Blackness and inventively challenges the grand narrative of history.

Naked In The Promised Land

Author : Lillian Faderman
ISBN : 9781448217540
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This modern classic of LGBT writing includes an introduction from Carmen Maria Machado, author of Her Body and Other Parties, and a new afterword from Lillian Faderman. Born in 1940, Lillian Faderman is the only child of an uneducated and unmarried Jewish woman who left Latvia to seek a better life in America. Lillian grew up in poverty, but fantasised about becoming an actress. When her dreams led to the dangerous, seductive world of the sex trade and sham-marriages in Hollywood of the fifties, she realised she was attracted to women, and that show-biz is as cruel as they say. Desperately seeking to make her life meaningful, she studied at Berkeley; paying her way by working as a pin-up model and burlesque dancer, hiding her lesbian affairs from the outside world. At last she became a brilliant student and the woman who becomes a loving partner, a devoted mother, an acclaimed writer and ground-breaking pioneer of gay and lesbian scholarship. Told with wrenching immediacy and great power, Naked in the Promised Land is the story of an exceptional woman and her remarkable, unorthodox life.

Restless In The Promised Land

Author : Jim Cullen
ISBN : 1580510930
Genre : Religion
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From early settlers to urbanites, indigenous peoples to immigrants, citizens to consumers, and politicians to popular culture icons, the American Dream means many things to many people. Inherent in its story is the complex tale of the rise of Catholicism in this country and its relationship to the American Dream.

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