Slaves Tome 5 Sanguin

Author: Amheliie
Publisher: Amheliie
ISBN: 1537764454
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Le monde a changé, les humains sont devenus des esclaves. La Terre entière est dirigée par une Race supérieure, plus démoniaque : les vampires. La Guerre a débuté, la Terre est livrée à un combat mortel entre Races. L’enfant de la prophétie est né, mais les conséquences de cette naissance sont nombreuses : Faith est à présent devenue une vampire, mettant fin à la prophétie de Mortem et l’Europe est envahie par les Russes qui sont bien décidés à dominer le monde. Alors que tout aurait pu s’arranger, les répercussions de la captivité de Dead le poussent à fuir sa famille et ses responsabilités. Le mâle disparait. Cependant la Guerre fait rage et Faith tente de tenir à bout de bras le pays en souffrance, en tentant de guérir les siennes. Mais lorsque l’étau se resserre, et ne laisse que peu de possibilités de sortir vainqueur de ce chaos, Faith n’a pas d’autre choix que de partir dans le Montana pour tenter de ramener Dead à la raison. En usant de ce qui les a toujours unis ; leur amour. Est-ce que ce dernier sera suffisamment fort pour vaincre les démons du vampire et affronter l’avenir incertain qui les attend ? Entre complots, secrets et révélations, est-ce que les liens du sang seront plus forts que le reste ?

Slave Wales

Author: Chris Evans
Publisher: University of Wales Press
ISBN: 0708323049
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Atlantic slavery does not loom large in the traditional telling of Welsh history. Yet Wales, like many regions of Europe, was deeply affected by the forced migration of captive Africans. Welsh commodities, like copper and brass made in Swansea, were used to purchase slaves on the African coast and some Welsh products, such as woollens from Montgomeryshire, were an important feature of plantation life in the West Indies. In turn, the profits of plantation agriculture flowed back into Wales, to be invested in new industries or to be lavished on country mansions. This book looks at Slave Wales between 1650 and 1850, bringing the most up-to-date scholarship on Atlantic slavery to bear on the Welsh experience. New research by Chris Evans casts light on previously unknown episodes, such as Welsh involvement with slave-based copper mining in nineteenth-century Cuba, and illuminates in new and disturbing ways familiar features of Welsh history - like the woollen industry - that have previously unsuspected 'slave dimensions'. Many Welsh people turned against slavery in the late eighteenth century, but Welsh abolitionism was never a particularly powerful force. Indeed, Chris Evans demonstrates that Welsh participation the slave Atlantic lasted well beyond the abolition of Britain's slave trade in 1807 and the ending of slavery in Britain's Caribbean empire in 1834.

Framing French Culture

Author: Peter Poiana
Publisher: University of Adelaide Press
ISBN: 1922064874
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Throughout this book, the concept of framing is used to look at art, photography, scientific drawings and cinema as visually constituted, spatially bounded productions. The way these genres relate to that which exists beyond the frame, by means of plastic, chemically transposed, pencil-sketched or moving images allows us to decipher the particular language of the visual and at the same time circumscribe the dialectic between presence and absence that is proper to all visual media. Yet, these kinds of re-framing owe their existence to the ruptures and upheavals that marked the demise of certain discursive systems in the past, announcing the emergence of others that were in turn overturned.

Historia And Fabula

Author: Peter G. Bietenholz
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004100633
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Examining a variety of texts ranging from the Ancient Near East to the nineteenth century, this book deals with the inevitable presence of both fact and fiction in historical thought and investigates when, where and to what degree they were distinguished.

A People S History Of The United States

Author: Howard Zinn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317325303
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This is a new edition of the radical social history of America from Columbus to the present. This powerful and controversial study turns orthodox American history upside down to portray the social turmoil behind the "march of progress". Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of - and in the words of - America's women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native Americans, the working poor, and immigrant laborers. As historian Howard Zinn shows, many of America's greatest battles - the fights for fair wage, an eight-hour workday, child-labor laws, health and safety standards, universal suffrage, women's rights, racial equality - were carried out at the grassroots level, against bloody resistance. Covering Christopher Columbus's arrival through the Clinton years A People's History of the United States, which was nominated for the American Book Award in 1981, is an insightful analysis of the most important events in US history.

The Survival Of People And Languages Schooners Goats And Cassava In St Barth Lemy French West Indies

Author: Julianne Maher
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 900418824X
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In The Survival of People and Languages: Schooners, Goats and Cassava in St. Barthelemy, French West Indies, Julianne Maher examines the enigmatic linguistic complexity of the island of St. Barthélemy in the French Caribbean, analyzes its four language varieties and traces the social history which caused its fragmentation.

Cannibals All

Author: George Fitzhugh
Publisher: Applewood Books
ISBN: 1429016434
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Excerpt: ...of sins. New England is culpable for permitting Parker and Beecher to stir up civil discord and domestic broils from the pulpit. These men deserve punishment, for they have instigated and occasioned a thousand murders in Kansas; yet they did nothing more than carry into practice the right of private judgment, liberty of speech, freedom of the press and of religion. These boasted privileges have become far more dangerous to the lives, the property and the peace of the people of this Union, than all the robbers and murderers and malefactors put together. The Reformation was but an effort of Nature

Quranic Studies

Author: John E. Wansbrough
Publisher: Pyr Books
ISBN: 9781591022015
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Originally published in 1977 by one of the most innovative thinkers in the field of Islamic Studies, "Quranic Studies" presents an in-depth textual exegesis of the Quran, based on form analysis.