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Religion Of White Rage

Author : Finley Stephen C. Finley
ISBN : 9781474473729
Genre : Political Science
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Critically analyses the historical, cultural and political dimensions of white religious rage in America, past and present This book sheds light on the phenomenon of white rage, and maps out the uneasy relationship between white anxiety, religious fervour, American identity and perceived black racial progress. Contributors to the volume examine the sociological construct of the "e;white labourer"e;, whose concerns and beliefs can be understood as religious in foundation, and uncover that white religious fervor correlates to notions of perceived white loss and perceived black progress. In discussions ranging from the Constitution to the Charlottesville riots to the evangelical community's uncritical support for Trump, the authors of this collection argue that it is not economics but religion and race that stand as the primary motivating factors for the rise of white rage and white supremacist sentiment in the United States.

Wheels For The World

Author : Douglas Brinkley
ISBN : UOM:39015056810594
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An evaluation of the impact of Henry Ford and Ford Motor Company on human civilization discusses the successes of early car models and how automobile technology has affected industrial labor relations and America's middle class.

New Seeds Of Profit

Author : Mark S. Ferrara
ISBN : 9781498590235
Genre : Political Science
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New Seeds of Profit highlights the shortcomings of the admiration Americans have historically shown toward entrepreneurs and business leaders, diagnoses the underlying causes of the dysfunctional condition of American capitalism, and recommends the current trend of greater economic inequality.

The Making Of Black Detroit In The Age Of Henry Ford

Author : Beth Tompkins Bates
ISBN : 9780807835647
Genre : Social Science
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In the 1920s, Henry Ford hired thousands of African American men for his open-shop system of auto manufacturing. This move was a rejection of the notion that better jobs were for white men only. In The Making of Black Detroit in the Age of Henry Ford


Author : Greg Grandin
ISBN : 1429938013
Genre : History
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The stunning, never before told story of the quixotic attempt to recreate small-town America in the heart of the Amazon In 1927, Henry Ford, the richest man in the world, bought a tract of land twice the size of Delaware in the Brazilian Amazon. His intention was to grow rubber, but the project rapidly evolved into a more ambitious bid to export America itself, along with its golf courses, ice-cream shops, bandstands, indoor plumbing, and Model Ts rolling down broad streets. Fordlandia, as the settlement was called, quickly became the site of an epic clash. On one side was the car magnate, lean, austere, the man who reduced industrial production to its simplest motions; on the other, the Amazon, lush, extravagant, the most complex ecological system on the planet. Ford's early success in imposing time clocks and square dances on the jungle soon collapsed, as indigenous workers, rejecting his midwestern Puritanism, turned the place into a ribald tropical boomtown. Fordlandia's eventual demise as a rubber plantation foreshadowed the practices that today are laying waste to the rain forest. More than a parable of one man's arrogant attempt to force his will on the natural world, Fordlandia depicts a desperate quest to salvage the bygone America that the Ford factory system did much to dispatch. As Greg Grandin shows in this gripping and mordantly observed history, Ford's great delusion was not that the Amazon could be tamed but that the forces of capitalism, once released, might yet be contained. Fordlandia is a 2009 National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction.

A Step Further

Author : Joni Eareckson Tada
ISBN : 9780310315452
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Personal answers to the difficult "whys" of suffering. Originally published in 1978, A Step Further is Joni Eareckson Tada's response to thousands of letters she received from people puzzled about the "whys" of suffering. Joni answers these questions by taking a personal look at how God has used circumstances, people, and events in her own life and the lives of others. A Step Further has been used by individuals, in hospitals and rehab centers, and in scores of countries overseas to bring comfort and peace to those who are suffering. It is available in over 30 different languages.

The Arsenal Of Democracy

Author : A. J. Baime
ISBN : 9780547834443
Genre : History
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“A touching and absorbing portrait of one of the forgotten heroes of World War II . . . A. J. Baime has given us a memorable portrait not just of an industry going to war but of a remarkable figure who helped to make victory possible.”—Wall Street Journal As the United States entered World War II, the military was in desperate need of tanks, jeeps, and, most important, airplanes. Germany had been amassing weaponry and airplanes for five years—the United States for only months. So President Roosevelt turned to the American auto industry, specifically the Ford Motor Company, where Edsel Ford made the outrageous claim that he would construct the largest airplane factory in the world, a plant that could build a “bomber an hour.” And so began one of the most fascinating and overlooked chapters in American history. Drawing on unique access to archival material and exhaustive research, A. J. Baime has crafted a riveting narrative that hopscotches from Detroit to Washington to Normandy, from the assembly lines to the frontlines, and from the depths of professional and personal failure to the heights that Ford Motor Company and the American military ultimately achieved in the sky. “Wars are fought on many fronts, and A. J. Baime chronicles this little-known, but terrifically important battle to build America's bomber force with narrative zest and delicious detail. Put simply, it's a great read.”—Neal Bascomb, best-selling author of The Perfect Mile “Fast-paced . . . the story certainly entertains.”—New York Times

A New Vision A New Heart A Renewed Call

Author : David Claydon
ISBN : 0878083634
Genre : Religion
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American History Through American Sports From Colonial Lacrosse To Extreme Sports 3 Volumes

Author : Bob Batchelor
ISBN : 9780313379895
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Filled with insightful analysis and compelling arguments, this book considers the influence of sports on popular culture and spotlights the fascinating ways in which sports culture and American culture intersect.

The People S Car

Author : Bernhard Rieger
ISBN : 9780674075757
Genre : History
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Bernhard Rieger reveals how a car commissioned by Hitler and designed by Ferdinand Porsche became a global commodity on a par with Coca-Cola. The Beetle's success hinged on its uncanny ability to capture the imaginations of executives, engineers, advertisers, car collectors, suburbanites, hippies, and everyday drivers aross nations and cultures.

Harvest Of Hope

Author : Kay Marshall Strom
ISBN : 9780830834426
Genre : Religion
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Kay Marshall Strom shows you how small purchases (for example, a goat) from catalog-type ministries on behalf of others can get a Third World family or a village on the road to economic health. Kay offers here an invitation to discover the power and joy of giving that changes lives--yours, and the lives of people all over the world.

I D Fight The World

Author : Peter La Chapelle
ISBN : 9780226923017
Genre : Music
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Long before the United States had presidents from the world of movies and reality TV, we had scores of politicians with connections to country music. In I’d Fight the World, Peter La Chapelle traces the deep bonds between country music and politics, from the nineteenth-century rise of fiddler-politicians to more recent figures like Pappy O’Daniel, Roy Acuff, and Rob Quist. These performers and politicians both rode and resisted cultural waves: some advocated for the poor and dispossessed, and others voiced religious and racial anger, but they all walked the line between exploiting their celebrity and righteously taking on the world. La Chapelle vividly shows how country music campaigners have profoundly influenced the American political landscape.

Eighteen Wheels For Texas

Author : George Winters
ISBN : 9781514487242
Genre : Fiction
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This book is from some ideas of my own experiences, and some are fiction. The story of two people who meet and become lovers and then husband and wife later. They ride the highways of the United States in an eighteen-wheeler, seeing many things happen as they travel. From young lovers to parents and much more. Many good, bad, and very scary things happen in their travels. A story that will keep your attention from beginning to end. The heartache and happiness of very real things in life.

Disability Advocacy Among Religious Organizations

Author : Albert A Herzog
ISBN : 9781136449031
Genre : Medical
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Gain insight into the importance of advocacy for the disabled within various religious and secular organizations You shall love your neighbor as yourself. (Romans 13:9) Through the years, religious organizations have worked to fulfill this biblical mandate. Disability Advocacy Among Religious Organizations: Histories and Reflections chronicles the progress of different ministries’ advocacy for the disabled since 1950 as they worked toward fulfilling this mission. This enlightening history of several religious organizations’ efforts charts the trends in advocacy while offering readers insight into ways to assist people with disabilities both within religious organizations and in society. Issues are explored by drawing upon numerous documents, communications, and in-depth reviews of the advocates’ work. This book draws together in a single volume the stories of various religious organizations and their struggles to advocate for the disabled. Because of society’s tendency to isolate and fear them, special needs individuals such as the mentally and physically disabled have long found it difficult to be accepted, understood, or to receive proper care. However, ministries strive to be advocates for all of their members and their needs, including education, treatment, and appropriate legislation. Disability Advocacy Among Religious Organizations: Histories and Reflections recounts the steps organizations have taken to focus on ending isolation and fear through inclusion and appropriate care of members with various disabilities. These historical accounts examine the depth, breadth, and on-going need for disability advocacy in religious organizations. Disability Advocacy Among Religious Organizations: Histories and Reflections discusses the advocacy backgrounds of: the World Council of Churches the National Council of Churches National Catholic Partnership on Disability National Apostolate for Inclusion Ministry American mainline Protestant denominations—the American Baptist Convention, Disciples of Christ, the Episcopal Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Presbyterian Church USA, the United Methodist Church, and the United Church of Christ the Christian Reformed Church American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR) Religion and Spirituality Division Bethesda Lutheran homes and Services, Inc. the Christian Council on Persons with Disabilities (CCPD) Friendship Ministries Joni and Friends the Mennonite advocacy for persons with disabilities the Religion and Disability Program of the National Organization on Disability Disability Advocacy Among Religious Organizations: Histories and Reflections is valuable reading for clergy and laypeople in disability advocacy in religious organizations, educators, students, seminary students preparing for ministries, and religious historians.

Doing Time

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service, and the District of Columbia
ISBN : UOM:39015089030988
Genre : Criminals
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On Effective Leadership

Author : G. Chandler
ISBN : 9781137318329
Genre : Business & Economics
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Using case studies from a wide range of fields and historical settings, On Effective Leadership seeks to explain why some leaders are effective, why many are not, and why only a very few are exceptional.

Uncommon Missions Service Projects

Author : Jim Burns
ISBN : 9780830757329
Genre : Religion
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Teens love to reach out and help others in need. Some just do not know it yet! Uncommon Missions & Service Projects, part of a series of resources and group studies developed by youth ministry veteran Jim Burns, will help youth leaders prepare their group to discover the joy of serving God while serving others. This comprehensive resource has everything leaders need to prepare, organize and execute successful service projects and mission trips, giving teens life changing opportunities to put their faith into action. Included are more than 25 practical projects for groups of any size; Bible study suggestions on the topics of mission and service; sample letters, forms, checklists, itineraries and job descriptions; a short-term missions handbook with step-by-step directions for planning trips and much more. Now leaders can inspire in their teens a hunger for God and an appetite for loving their neighbors, at home and around the world! Includes CD-ROM with reproducible resources.

In The Shadow Of The Shaman

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ISBN : 0875428886
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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In the Shadow of the Shaman is about the importance of connection to the deepest power of Nature. It tells you how to use natural objects from the shamanic worlds -- Plant, Mineral, Animal, and Human -- to help make this personal connection with Earth energies. In doing this, you are able to reconnect with the center of your own power. Because the shamanic path is such a personal one, often not able to be shared, this book has been designed so that it has the experiential quality of the shamanic journey traditions. The author is also careful to present the information in a clear, organized manner. In doing so, she blends the deeply personal wisdom of a shamanic path with the shared, community wisdom of a medicine path. This represents an ideal for Aquarian shamanism. But this book is not simply about shamanism -- it shows, through techniques, exercises, meditations, and rituals, how anyone can become a shaman. You will learn how to attune yourself with the shamanic worlds of Nature, and with the Higher Self, for self-healing and self-empowerment. You will learn to develop shamanic balance, to become the living tree, and you will do this by using such tools as stones, crystals, feathers, masks, drums, and incense. Book jacket.

Round About The Earth

Author : Joyce E. Chaplin
ISBN : 9781416596202
Genre : History
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An account of the history of circumnavigation and how it has influenced the way people think about the Earth, profiling the early quests of famous historical figures, and the innovations that enabled world travel.

Wheels For The World

Author : Douglas Brinkley
ISBN : OCLC:755259030
Genre : Automobile engineers
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