The Dominican Racial Imaginary

Author : Milagros Ricourt
ISBN : 9780813584508
File Size : 76.63 MB
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This book begins with a simple question: why do so many Dominicans deny the African components of their DNA, culture, and history? Seeking answers, Milagros Ricourt uncovers a complex and often contradictory Dominican racial imaginary.
Genre: History

The Borders Of Dominicanidad

Author : Lorgia García-Peña
ISBN : 9780822373667
File Size : 51.88 MB
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In The Borders of Dominicanidad Lorgia García-Peña explores the ways official narratives and histories have been projected onto racialized Dominican bodies as a means of sustaining the nation's borders.
Genre: History

We Dream Together

Author : Anne Eller
ISBN : 9780822373766
File Size : 76.65 MB
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In We Dream Together Anne Eller breaks with dominant narratives of conflict between the Dominican Republic and Haiti by tracing the complicated history of Dominican emancipation and independence between 1822 and 1865.
Genre: History

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Author : Jared Diamond
ISBN : 1101502002
File Size : 27.18 MB
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From the Trade Paperback edition.
Genre: History

Dividing Hispaniola

Author : Edward Paulino
ISBN : 0822963795
File Size : 59.57 MB
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Dividing Hispaniola is a study of Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo's scheme, during the mid-twentieth century, to create and reinforce a buffer zone on this border through the establishment of state institutions and an ideological ...
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American Holocaust

Author : David E. Stannard
ISBN : 0195085574
File Size : 81.49 MB
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Moreover, the perpetrators of the American Holocaust drew on the same ideological wellspring as did the later architects of the Nazi Holocaust--an ideology that remains dangerously alive today. Photos and line drawings.
Genre: History

Green Imperialism

Author : Richard H. Grove
ISBN : 0521565138
File Size : 76.74 MB
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Green Imperialism is the first book to document the origins and early history of environmentalism, concentrating especially on its hitherto unexplained colonial and global aspects.
Genre: Business & Economics

Wealth And Poverty Of Nations

Author : David S. Landes
ISBN : 9780349141442
File Size : 66.20 MB
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In this engrossing and important new work, eminent historian David Landes explores the complex, fascinating and often startling causes of the wealth and poverty of nations.
Genre: Social Science

Turning The Tide

Author : Noam Chomsky
ISBN : 0896082660
File Size : 80.59 MB
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"Turning the Tide" succinctly and powerfully addresses three inter-related questions: What is the aim and impact of U.S. Central American policy? What factors in U.S. society support and oppose current policy?
Genre: Political Science

Paradise Discourse Imperialism And Globalization

Author : Sharae Deckard
ISBN : 9781135224028
File Size : 73.86 MB
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Deckard uncovers literature from East Africa and South Asia which has been previously overlooked in mainstream postcolonial criticism, and gestures to how the utopian dimensions of the paradise myth might be reclaimed to promote cultural ...
Genre: Literary Criticism

Genocide

Author : Adam Jones
ISBN : 9780415353854
File Size : 80.41 MB
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"Recent events in the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda, East Timor and Iraq have demonstrated with appalling clarity that the threat of genocide is still a major issue within world politics.
Genre: Political Science

Selected Poems

Author : Derek Walcott
ISBN : 9781466880450
File Size : 60.45 MB
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Edited and with an introduction by the Jamaican poet and critic Edward Baugh, this volume is a perfect representation of Walcott's breadth of work, spanning almost half a century.
Genre: Poetry