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A Patriot After All

Author : Juan Ramirez
ISBN : 0826319599
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author examines his life before, during, and after his service in Vietnam
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Politics Of 1930s British Literature

Author : Natasha Periyan
ISBN : 9781350019867
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Drawing on a rich array of archival sources and historical detail, The Politics of 1930s British Literature tells the story of a school-minded decade and illuminates new readings of the politics and aesthetics of 1930s literature. In a period of shifting political claims, educational policy shaped writers' social and gender ideals. This book explores how a wide array of writers including Virginia Woolf, W.H. Auden, George Orwell, Winifred Holtby and Graham Greene were informed by their pedagogic work. It considers the ways in which education influenced writers' analysis of literary style and their conception of future literary forms. The Politics of 1930s British Literature argues that to those perennial symbols of the 1930s, the loudspeaker and the gramophone, should be added the textbook and the blackboard.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Making Of A Patriot

Author : Sheila L. Skemp
ISBN : 9780199929931
Genre : History
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On January 29, 1774, Benjamin Franklin was called to appear before the Privy Council--a select group of the king's advisors--in an octagonal-shaped room in Whitehall Palace known as the Cockpit. Spurred by jeers and applause from the audience in the Cockpit, Solicitor General Alexander Wedderburn unleashed a withering tirade against Franklin. Though Franklin entered the room as a dutiful servant of the British crown, he left as a budding American revolutionary. In The Making of a Patriot, renowned Franklin historian Sheila L. Skemp presents an insightful, lively narrative that goes beyond the traditional Franklin biography--and behind the common myths--to demonstrate how Franklin's ultimate decision to support the colonists was by no means a foregone conclusion. In fact, up until the Cockpit ordeal, he was steadfastly committed to achieving "an accommodation of our differences." The Making of a Patriot sheds light on the conspiratorial framework within which actors on both sides of the Atlantic moved toward revolution. It highlights how this event ultimately pitted Franklin against his son, suggesting that the Revolution was, in no small part, also a civil war.
Category: History

Portrait Of A Patriot

Author : Mohammad Hatta
ISBN : UOM:39015018640097
Genre : Indonesia
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Category: Indonesia

Who S The Patriot

Author : Flora McDonald Williams
ISBN : UOM:39015063973682
Genre : Confederate States of America
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Category: Confederate States of America