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Voices Of A People S History Of The United States

Author : Howard Zinn
ISBN : 1583226281
Genre : Political Science
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Letter, poems, speeches, and essays are collected in this book that tells the story of the United States from the perspective of people left out of history books, such as women, workers, Native Americans, and Latinos. Original. 60,000 first printing.
Category: Political Science

Future Of The Middle East United Pan Arab States

Author : Sam A. Cohen
ISBN : 9781496934987
Genre : Reference
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The multiple crises permeating the Middle East, are teaching both the Arabs and Jews that they must strive to live together. For the Arabs, many elements including language, religion, history, and culture are forcing them towards democracy, more unity, less conflict and greater cohesion. For Israel, it is proving impossible to survive as an Island in a turbulent see of Arabs and Moslems. Time has come for all to start looking in the same direction and coalesce under the same banner. A united Pan-Arab States is becoming inevitable.
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Voices Of A People S History Of The United States 10th Anniversary Edition

Author : Howard Zinn
ISBN : 9781609805937
Genre : History
File Size : 27.64 MB
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Selected testimonies to living history—speeches, letters, poems, songs—offered by the people who make history happen, but are often left out of history books: women, workers, nonwhites. Featuring introductions to the original texts by Howard Zinn. New voices featured in this 10th Anniversary Edition include Chelsea Manning, speaking after her 35-year prison sentence); Naomi Klein, speaking from the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Liberty Square; a member of Dream Defenders, a youth organization that confronts systemic racial inequality; members of the Undocumented Youth movement, who occupied, marched, and demonstrated in support of the DREAM Act; a member of the Day Laborers movement; Chicago Teachers Union strikers; and several critics of the Obama administration, including Glenn Greenwald, on governmental secrecy. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: History

The Future Of The Jewish People In Five Photographs

Author : Peter S. Temes
ISBN : 9780803244597
Genre : Social Science
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Threatened by the love of would-be friends as well as the hatred of long-established enemies, the Jewish people face a number of critical questions about the future. What matters more: the number of Jewish people, or the qualities of the Jewish soul? Does asking, “Is it good for the Jews?” diminish the more profound question, “Is it good?” Should the Torah be seen as the unchanging anchor of faith or as a starting place for continual reinvention? Does Judaism hold within it a universal and inclusive ethic? These questions take on more and more significance as Jewish neighborhoods continue to fade, as Jewish identity melts in the embrace of intermarriage, and as a new generation of American Jews seeks a universal moral vision in a religion built for a people who once stood apart. Each of the five photographs in this book frames one of these critical questions, generating a dialogue that is as honest and practical as it is spiritual and philosophical. Drawing on history, literature, and his upbringing in the Jewish communities of Brooklyn, Peter S. Temes seeks a new understanding of what it means to be Jewish and what the future holds for the Jewish people. The five photographs at the center of his search hint at the possibilities of that future—possibilities that are at once hopeful and inspiring but also challenging and troubling.
Category: Social Science

Diet For A New America 25th Anniversary Edition

Author : John Robbins
ISBN : 9781932073546
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 70.47 MB
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"Anniversary edition of John Robbins's exposâe of inhumane practices in the meat and dairy industry and argument for the ethical, health, and environmental benefits of a vegetarian diet. Includes new epilogue by the author"--
Category: Health & Fitness

The Future Of The Public S Health In The 21st Century

Author : Institute of Medicine
ISBN : 9780309086226
Genre : Medical
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The anthrax incidents following the 9/11 terrorist attacks put the spotlight on the nation’s public health agencies, placing it under an unprecedented scrutiny that added new dimensions to the complex issues considered in this report. The Future of the Public’s Health in the 21st Century reaffirms the vision of Healthy People 2010, and outlines a systems approach to assuring the nation’s health in practice, research, and policy. This approach focuses on joining the unique resources and perspectives of diverse sectors and entities and challenges these groups to work in a concerted, strategic way to promote and protect the public’s health. Focusing on diverse partnerships as the framework for public health, the book discusses: The need for a shift from an individual to a population-based approach in practice, research, policy, and community engagement. The status of the governmental public health infrastructure and what needs to be improved, including its interface with the health care delivery system. The roles nongovernment actors, such as academia, business, local communities and the media can play in creating a healthy nation. Providing an accessible analysis, this book will be important to public health policy-makers and practitioners, business and community leaders, health advocates, educators and journalists.
Category: Medical

The Future Of The United Methodist Church

Author : Scott J. Jones
ISBN : 9781426702525
Genre : Religion
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How can United Methodists fulfill their mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ to transform the world?
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The Future Of The Jews

Author : Stuart E. Eizenstat
ISBN : 9781442216280
Genre : History
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In The Future of the Jews, Stuart E. Eizenstat, a senior diplomat of international reputation, surveys the major geopolitical, economic, and security challenges facing the world in general, and the Jewish world and the United States in particular. These forces include the shift of power and influence from the United States and Europe to the emerging powers in Asia and Latin America; globalization and the new information age; the battle for the direction of the Muslim world; nontraditional security threats; changing demographics, which pose a particular challenge for Jews worldwide and the rise of a new anti-Semitism that seeks to delegitimize Israel as a Jewish state. He also discusses the enduring nature of and challenges to the strategic alliance between the United States and Israel. In an extensive new foreword to the paper edition, Eizenstat addresses crucial developments affecting the Jewish people since the book first appeared in 2012, including increasing tensions in the Middle East, the digital revolution and NSA revelations, declining optimism on the Arab Spring, the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the revival of anti-Semitism. In addition, he reflects on the changing identify of American Jews as revealed by the Pew Center Survey of U.S. Jews (2013). Eizenstat s provocative analysis will be of interest to everyone concerned about the future of Jews worldwide and in Israel and the United States role in a world that is confronting unprecedented simultaneous, cataclysmic changes."
Category: History

Diet For A New America 25th Anniversary Edition

Author : John Robbins
ISBN : 9781932073553
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 36.23 MB
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Originally published in 1987, Diet for a New America awakened the conscience of a nation with its startling examination of the food we buy and eat — and the moral, economic, and medical price we pay for it. Drawing a clear line connecting America’s factory farm system with disease, animal cruelty, and ecological crises, Robbins makes perhaps the most eloquent argument for vegetarianism ever published. Robbins walked away from his family’s business — the Baskin-Robbins ice cream empire — to pursue his dream of promoting a healthy society that practices “compassionate stewardship of a balanced ecosystem.” In Diet for a New America he presents both a disturbing portrait of our current system and a vision for the future that will educate and empower readers to change.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Future Of Entrepreneurship In Latin America

Author : E. Brenes
ISBN : 9781137003324
Genre : Political Science
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This book examines the outlook for Latin American entrepreneurs in the new global environment. Using case studies from across the region, the book highlights liberalization measures nations are adopting to facilitate small and medium size enterprise (SME) creation and growth, and existing barriers that are threatening SME sector gains.
Category: Political Science