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From Leading To Liberty

Author : Jutta Wiemers
ISBN : 0851319750
Genre : Nature
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In this book Jutta Wiemers describes 100 smart games through which you can achieve a perfect partnership with your horse. The games are progressive and range from simple leading and lunging, through to circus tricks. Along the way there are other fun-packed games involving balance, sure-footedness, agility and confidence building.
Category: Nature

Harriet Tubman Leading Others To Liberty

Author : Torrey Maloof
ISBN : 9781480757677
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The Harriet Tubman: Leading Others to Liberty primary source reader builds literacy skills while offering engaging content across social studies subject areas. Primary source documents provide an intimate glimpse into what life was like during the 1800s. This nonfiction reader can be purposefully differentiated for various reading levels and learning styles. It contains text features to increase academic vocabulary and comprehension, from captions and bold print to index and glossary. The "Your Turn!" activity will continue to challenge students as they extend their learning. This text aligns to state standards as well as McREL, WIDA/TESOL, and the NCSS/C3 Framework.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Columbia River To Stevens Pass

Author : Fred Beckey
ISBN : 0898865778
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Comprehensive climbing approach, route guides to Washington's Cascades.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Liberty S Triumph

Author : Robert Wharton Landis
Genre : United States
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Pushkin S Ode To Liberty

Author : M.A. DuVernet
ISBN : 9781499052930
Genre : Fiction
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Alexander Pushkin is Russia’s most beloved poet. Pushkin is a decedent of a noble family on his father’s side and on his mother’s side the great-grandson of Peter the Great’s Blackamoor slave, who was presented with his freedom and became a general in the tsar’s Navy. Pushkin’s poem “Ode to Liberty” brought hope to the Russian people during a time when other countries were defining their democracy. He is considered to be the Shakespeare of Russian literature having inspired many other writers to follow him. He was revered for his masterpiece Eugene Onegin, and like the hero in his masterpiece became changed by the woman he loved. As a poet, he was also known as the patron saint of dueling having fought many duels during his short life, often over a matter of words or women. His last duel was surrounded with mystery involving an anonymous letter accusing his wife of being unfaithful. He fought this duel to defend his wife’s honor and the mystery of the anonymous letter was never solved, until now! Explore the poetry and letters of Pushkin and read about his fascination with dueling, issues with religion, his struggles with censorship, the years he spent in exile while still serving the autocracy, his tribute to his comrades who fought in the Decembrist Uprising and his search for happiness as he finds and marries the most beautiful woman in all of Russia. Author M. A. DuVernet tells a captivating story of a black poet in Russia during the 1800’s, a man who believed in himself and became a legend in spite of the powerful few who hated him.
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The Promises Of Liberty

Author : Alexander Tsesis
ISBN : 9780231520133
Genre : History
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In these original essays, America's leading historians and legal scholars reassess the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment and its relevance to issues of liberty, justice, and equality. The Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States, reasserting the radical, egalitarian dimensions of the Constitution. It also laid the foundations for future civil rights and social justice legislation. Yet subsequent reinterpretation and misappropriation have curbed more substantive change. With constitutional jurisprudence undergoing a revival, The Promises of Liberty provides a full portrait of the Thirteenth Amendment and its potential for ensuring liberty. The collection begins with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Brion Davis, who discusses the failure of the Thirteenth Amendment to achieve its framers' objectives. The next piece, by Alexander Tsesis, provides a detailed account of the Amendment's revolutionary character. James M. McPherson, another Pulitzer recipient, recounts the influence of abolitionists on the ratification process, and Paul Finkelman focuses on who freed the slaves and President Lincoln's commitment to ending slavery. Michael Vorenberg revisits the nineteenth century's understanding of freedom and citizenship and the Amendment's surprisingly small role in the Reconstruction and post-Reconstruction periods. William M. Wiecek shows how the Supreme Court's narrow interpretation once rendered the guarantee of freedom nearly illusory, and the collection's third Pulitzer Prize winner, David M. Oshinsky, explains how peonage undermined the prohibition against compulsory service. Subsequent essays relate the Thirteenth Amendment to congressional authority, hate crimes legislation, the labor movement, and immigrant rights. These chapters analyze unique features of the amendment along with its elusive meanings and affirm its power to reform criminal and immigration law, affirmative action policies, and the protection of civil liberties.
Category: History

Norms Of Liberty

Author : Douglas B. Rasmussen
ISBN : 0271046333
Genre : Political Science
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Modern Liberty And Its Discontents

Author : Pierre Manent
ISBN : 9780585120157
Genre : Philosophy
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In this book, distinguished French philosopher Pierre Manent addresses a wide range of subjects, including the Machiavellian origins of modernity, Tocqueville's analysis of democracy, the political role of Christianity, the nature of totalitarianism, and the future of the nation-state. As a whole, the book constitutes a meditation on the nature of modern freedom and the permanent discontents which accompany it. Manent is particularly concerned with the effects of modern democracy on the maintenance and sustenance of substantial human ties. Modern Liberty and its Discontents is both an important contribution to an understanding of modern society, and a significant contribution to political philosophy in its own right.
Category: Philosophy

Reclaiming Liberty

Author : M. Bentwich
ISBN : 9781137016683
Genre : Political Science
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Based on a reconstruction of earlier liberal conceptions of liberty (the political theories of John Locke & J.S. Mill), this book stresses the empowering nature of liberal freedom and explains why such a concept of liberty better addresses two key contemporary challenges in liberal theory and praxis: wealth redistribution and multiculturalism.
Category: Political Science

Bread Peace And Liberty

Author : J. Kreitmann
ISBN : 0761801227
Genre : Political Science
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Originally published in France in 1980, this book examines the causes and conditions of war, famine and totalitarianism in light of the teachings of the Bible. Contents: Foreword; The Translator; The Author; Introduction; PART ONE: BREAD; Man's Efforts to Assure Himself of the Vital Minimum; Generally Forgotten Food: The Bread of Life; PART TWO: PEACE; Analysis of the Reasons for Man's Failure to Establish a Lasting Peace; Remedies for Avoiding War; PART THREE: LIBERTY; The Causes of Servitude; The Conquest of Liberty; Conclusion.
Category: Political Science