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When Women Were Warriors Book Ii

Author : Catherine M. Wilson
ISBN : 0981563627
Genre : Fiction
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In Book II, Tamras moved from her home into the lands beyond its border. In Book three, the stage widens further: she deals with the struggles of whole peoples. Caught up in intrigues that would once have been far above her, the heroine risks everything unless she can not only learn to swim in treacherous waters, but to master them. The heroine's inner journey continues to match her outer one. She must confront the meaning not only of personal love, but the love that extends beyond oneself and those we hold dear. Catherine Wilson's skill at tackling the big issues of love, meaning, and humanity is so deft that it all seemed, to me at least, to flow naturally from her narrative in a way I found technically quite breathtaking...." --from a review by Charles Ferguson on the Goodreads website "Being the third and last volume in a series I enjoyed immensely, I knew that I could expect this last book to deliver a happy and satisfying ending. What I didn't expect was the intricate and daring storyline of this last volume. It is bigger and broader than what has come before, and it is spectacular. ... this time the story unfolds on to a whole new level. More characters, more intrigue, greater losses, wonderful reunions. ... There's no taking the easy road here-the story opened up into unimagined dimensions to tell a tale that really is that of a hero. ..". When Women Were Warriors manages to blend mythic storytelling with characters who feel so real you could imagine stepping into the pages and having a conversation with them. A Hero's Tale skilfully weaves the questions of love, faith and fairness into a dramatic story; not only of a relationship between the main characters, but of a quest so much bigger it takes the breath away. There is everything you could wish for here - power struggles, forces for good and evil, dramatic tests of faith, daring rescues, fatal rivalry, but it is managed with such a deft hand that in the end it is all one beautiful story. What else is there to say? This is not just lesbian fiction, but a story about being human. It's not to be missed. --from a review by Kate Genet on the website, Kissed By Venus In Book III of the trilogy, Tamras must make her own hero's journey. She ventures into the unknown and encounters a more formidable enemy than any she has ever faced. Character is destiny, and the destiny of Tamras and all her people will depend upon choices that come less from the skills she has been taught than from the person she has become, from her own heart.
Category: Fiction

Women Were Warriors

Author : Carol Jones
ISBN : 9781741147346
Genre : Women
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A series of eye-opening profiles and stories about women as warriors, from a Roman empress to an Irish pirate, from a woman samurai to a Russian fighter pilot in World War II.
Category: Women

Healthy Is The New Skinny

Author : Katie H. Willcox
ISBN : 9781401947217
Genre : Self-Help
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Katie H. Willcox is an international model, body-image activist, and founder and CEO of the modeling agency Natural Model Management, Inc., (for healthy models between "straight" and "plus" sizes). She is also founder of Healthy Is the New Skinny, a company dedicated to promoting healthy body image through positive social-media outreach as well as workshops and presentations focusing on girls and young women. Katie offers Re-Model Me workshops at high schools and colleges to teach girls how to see through media manipulation and rebuild their self-esteem and sense of worth.
Category: Self-Help

The Representation Of Maori Women In The Novels Once Were Warriors By Alan Duff And Baby No Eyes By Patricia Grace

Author : Friederike Börner
ISBN : 9783668204713
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Seminar paper from the year 2012 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2,7, University of Potsdam (Institut fuer Anglistik), course: Historiography and Trauma in Recent Maori Literature, language: English, abstract: This essay explores the representation of Maori women in two novels written by Maori authors. One book is the highly controversial and bestselling novel of Alan Duff “Once Were Warriors”, which was first published in 1990 and later turned into a movie adaption by Lee Tamahori. The other book I will focus on is written by the famous author Patricia Grace, who is known for creating stories with powerful women characters. The title of the book is “Baby Noeyes” and it was first published in 1998. Both novels deal with resistance and social change and we can find representations of strong Maori having a positive influence on their family and their environment. The main struggles with effects of colonialism and imperialism after the English settlers arrived are topics in both books. The main characters Te Paania and Beth Heke seem to be very different at the beginning, but both represent the ideal of a Maori women, being a leader and a warrior. In the next chapters I want to give a short introduction to the social status of Maori women in New Zealand before the colonization and after the English settlers arrived. Then I will compare the characters of Beth Heke from the novel “Once were Warriors” and Te Paania from the novel “Baby Noeyes”. I want to focus mainly on their struggles and the finding of solutions for their own wellbeing and the wellbeing of their family. Finally, in the last chapters I want to draw a conclusion and find out, in how far the representation of the Maori women serve each novel’s wider political project.
Category: Literary Criticism

It S True Women Were Warriors 20

Author : Carol Jones
ISBN : 9781741157109
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A series of eye-opening profiles and stories about women as warriors, from a Roman empress to an Irish pirate, from a woman samurai to a Russian fighter pilot in World War II.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Department Of Defense Appropriations

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Department of Defense
ISBN : PSU:000051622183
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Reading Pakeha

Author : Christina Stachurski
ISBN : 9789042026452
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Aotearoa New Zealand, “a tiny Pacific country,” is of great interest to those engaged in postcolonial and literary studies throughout the world. In all former colonies, myths of national identity are vested with various interests. Shifts in collective Pakeha (or New Zealand-European) identity have been marked by the phenomenal popularity of three novels, each at a time of massive social change. Late-colonialism, anti-imperialism, and the collapse of the idea of a singular ‘nation’ can be traced through the reception of John Mulgan’s Man Alone (1939), Keri Hulme’s the bone people (1983), and Alan Duff’s Once Were Warriors (1990). Yet close analysis of these three novels also reveals marginalization and silencing in claims to singular Pakeha identity and a linear development of settler acculturation. Such a dynamic resonates with that of other ‘settler’ cultures – the similarities and differences telling in comparison. Specifically, Reading Pakeha? Fiction and Identity in Aotearoa New Zealand explores how concepts of race and ethnicity intersect with those of gender, sex, and sexuality. This book also asks whether ‘Pakeha’ is still a meaningful term.
Category: Literary Criticism

Asian Pacific Book Development

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ISBN : IND:30000081134532
Genre : Book industries and trade
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The Beth Book

Author : Sarah Grand
ISBN : UIUC:30112046408453
Genre : England
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Category: England

Women Crime And Punishment In Ancient Law And Society

Author : Elisabeth Meier Tetlow
ISBN : 0826416292
Genre : History
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The ancient period of Greek history, to which this volume is devoted, began in late Bronze Age in the second millennium and lasted almost to the end of the first century BCE, when the last remnant of the Hellenistic empire created by Alexander the Great was conquered by the Romans. Extant texts of law of actual laws are few and often found embedded in other sources, such as the works of orators and historians. Greek literature, from the epics of Homer to the classical dramas, provides a valuable source of information. However, since literary sources are fictional portrayals and often reflect the times and biases of the authors, other more concrete evidence from archaeology has been used throughout the volume to confirm and contextualize the literary evidence about women, crime, and punishment in ancient Greece. The volume is divided into three parts: (I) Mykenean and Archaic Greece, (II) Classical Greece, and (III the Hellenistic Period. The book includes illustrations, maps, lists of Hellenistic dynasties, and Indices of Persons, Place and Subjects. Crime and punishment, criminal law and its administration, are areas of ancient history that have been explored less than many other aspects of ancient civilizations. Throughout history women have been affected by crime both as victims and as offenders. In the ancient world, customary laws were created by men, formal laws were written by men, and both were interpreted and enforced by men. This two-volume work explores the role of gender in the formation and administration of ancient law and examines the many gender categories and relationships established in ancient law, including legal personhood, access to courts, citizenship, political office, religious office, professions, marriage, inheritance, and property ownership. Thus it focuses on women and crime within the context of women in the society.
Category: History

Humanities

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ISBN : UIUC:30112100648192
Genre : Humanities
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500 Great Books By Women

Author : Erica Bauermeister
ISBN : 0140175903
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Provides an annotated list of fiction and nonfiction by women authors, including works on art, ethics, family life, motherhood, pioneer life, power, violence, marriage, and work
Category: Literary Criticism

Bro Nevez

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105113527373
Genre : Breton language
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Category: Breton language

The Westerners Brandbook

Author : Westerners. Chicago Corral
ISBN : WISC:89067602268
Genre : West (U.S.)
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On The Trail Of The Women Warriors

Author : Lyn Webster Wilde
ISBN : 9781466875555
Genre : History
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"Golden-shielded, silver-sworded, man-loving, male-child slaughtering Amazons." That is how the fifth-century Greek historian Hellanicus described the Amazons, and they have fascinated society ever since. Did they really exist? Until recently scholars consigned them to the world of myth, but Lyn Webster Wilde journeyed into the homeland of the Amazons, and uncovered astonishing evidence of their historic reality. North of the Black Sea she found archaeological excavations of graves of Iron Age women buried with arrows, swords, and armor. In the hidden world of the Hittites, near the Amazons' ancient capital of Themiscyra in Anatolia, she unearthed traces of powerful priestesses, women-only religious cults and an armed bisexual goddess - all possible sources for the ferocious warrior women. Combining scholarly penetration with a sense of adventure, Webster Wilde has explored a largely unknown field and produced a coherent and absorbing book in On the Trail of the Women Warriors: The Amazons in Myth and History, which challenges our preconceived notions of what men and women can do.
Category: History

Masculinities In Aotearoa New Zealand

Author : Robin Law
ISBN : STANFORD:36105029444648
Genre : Masculinity
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In the last ten years, social scientists have begun to explore how societies have come to define what it means to be a man and how this definition changes over time. This is the first interdisciplinary collection in New Zealand on this emerging topic, bringing together authors from the disciplines of anthropology, geography, women's studies, education, history and media studies.
Category: Masculinity

Sex Lies Feminism

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ISBN : 9780473091545
Genre : Feminism
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Category: Feminism

Book Review Digest

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ISBN : UOM:39015078261834
Genre : Bibliography
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Excerpts from and citations to reviews of more than 8,000 books each year, drawn from coverage of 109 publications. Book Review Digest provides citations to and excerpts of reviews of current juvenile and adult fiction and nonfiction in the English language. Reviews of the following types of books are excluded: government publications, textbooks, and technical books in the sciences and law. Reviews of books on science for the general reader, however, are included. The reviews originate in a group of selected periodicals in the humanities, social sciences, and general science published in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. - Publisher.
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Video Source Book

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ISBN : 1414406290
Genre : Video recordings
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A guide to programs currently available on video in the areas of movies/entertainment, general interest/education, sports/recreation, fine arts, health/science, business/industry, children/juvenile, how-to/instruction.
Category: Video recordings