Historical Study & Educational Resources
epub |eng | 2019-07-19 | Author:Geoffrey Ashe

WOMEN OF THE ABBEY The wenching is the part of their revelry that is least in dispute, and yet, in a way, it remains the most mysterious. Of course there ...
( Category: Occultism October 9,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-27 | Author:Orlando Figes

This was the Paris of the flâneur – the idle stroller and anonymous spectator on the crowded boulevard, for whom, in the words of Baudelaire, it was ‘an immense joy ...
( Category: Russian & Former Soviet Union October 9,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-10-07 | Author:Holly Jackson

* * * THE BLACK REFUGEES who fled Ohio for Canada in 1829 to found the Wilberforce colony with the initial support of the National Conventions of the Free People ...
( Category: Radicalism October 9,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:David R. Roediger

Coda: White Empire, Mississippi Plan It was a familiar early 1870s story. White paramilitary organizations, loosely affiliated under the name Ku Klux Klan, conducted a series of sustained, bloody, and ...
( Category: Discrimination & Racism October 9,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-05-21 | Author:Charles Shindo

the babe and modern celebrity In the 1920s, while professional boxing gained respectability and college football gained a national audience, professional baseball attempted to regain the respectability and audience it ...
( Category: Historical Study & Educational Resources October 8,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Mary Grabar [Grabar, Mary]

CHAPTER SEVEN Black Mascots for a Red Revolution “The black revolt of the 1950s and 1960s—North and South—came as a surprise. But perhaps it should not have. The memory of ...
( Category: Conservatism & Liberalism October 7,2019 )
azw3 |eng | 2012-05-31 | Author:Boris Johnson

The information confounded him still more; he had some difficulty to restrain himself, and taking up a book, sat upon a window-seat and read. . . . The cheering sound ...
( Category: Essays October 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-10-05 | Author:Sarah A. Chrisman

Even in the best of households, though, the bread sometimes failed. Yeast is a finicky organism. As Mrs. Beeton said, “Extremes of cold and heat kill it, and a temperature ...
( Category: Women October 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-09-30 | Author:Tom Mueller

* * * — Of the many contractors in the nuclear power, weapons and cleanup business that dupe the US government, the DOE and the American taxpayer, Bechtel is the ...
( Category: Historical Study & Educational Resources October 3,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-23 | Author:Mary-Ellen Kelm

* * * GENERAL COUNCIL, SARNIA RESERVE July 2nd, 1874. The President, Rev. H. P. Chase, in the chair. C. Halfmoon offered up prayer. Moved by Dr. Jones, seconded by ...
( Category: Historiography September 24,2019 )
epub |eng | 2016-10-02 | Author:Emma Tarlo

Did anyone mention wigs? Top of the Toupees, 1970. ‘The Great Love Affair’ range of wigs by Trend, c. 1970. Hair assembly adaptable for use on male or female cadavers. ...
( Category: Historical Study & Educational Resources September 21,2019 )
epub |eng | 2016-03-31 | Author:Peter Linebaugh [Linebaugh, Peter]

Black Panthers Although the symbol itself arose from the voter registration campaigns of the south (Lowndes County), the Black Panther Party, founded in 1966, quickly became an organization of the ...
( Category: Democracy September 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2012-06-12 | Author:Howard Zinn [Zinn, Howard]

18. The Logic of Withdrawal January 2004 A note of explanation: In the spring of 1967, my book Vietnam: The Logic of Withdrawal was published by Beacon Press. It was ...
( Category: Historical Study & Educational Resources September 20,2019 )
epub, azw3, mobi |eng | 2019-09-09 | Author:Malcolm Gladwell

None of this makes sense. Alcohol is a powerful drug. It disinhibits. It breaks down the set of constraints that hold our behavior in check. That’s why it doesn’t seem ...
( Category: Social Psychology & Interactions September 12,2019 )
epub |eng | 2008-04-09 | Author:Douglas A. Blackmon [Blackmon, Douglas A.]

Until the day of the arraignments, most of Alabama’s political elite and the white general public had imagined that the slavery investigation was entirely the handiwork of the White House ...
( Category: African-American Studies September 6,2019 )