Missouri Law And The American Conscience

Author: Kenneth H. Winn
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 0826273564
Size: 71.58 MB
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Until recently, many of Missouri’s legal records were inaccessible and the existence of many influential, historic cases was unknown. The ten essays in this volume showcase Missouri as both maker and microcosm of American history.

Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Sheba Blake Publishing
ISBN: 3961890692
Size: 38.96 MB
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Set in a Southern antebellum society that had ceased to exist about 20 years before the work was published, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an often scathing satire on entrenched attitudes, particularly racism.

Mere Christianity

Author: C. S. Lewis
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061947438
Size: 57.72 MB
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The book brings together C. S. Lewis's legendary radio broadcasts during the war years, in which he set out simply to "explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times.

Americana American Historical Magazine

Author: National American Society
Size: 10.86 MB
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National American Society. ation the best means of getting the wrongs of the
Saints before Congress. This meeting ... that body, had been guilty of any offense
against the laws of Missouri, or of the United States ; but their only offense had
been their religious opinions. ... It promises to all their religious freedom, the right
to worship God beneath their own vine and fig tree, according to their own

Lies Across America

Author: James W. Loewen
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595586768
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What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong James W. Loewen ... In 1837 he had noted
that states' rights allowed Northerners to distance themselves morally from
slavery: “A large ... it as an obligation of conscience to abolish it if they should feel
themselves in any degree responsible for its continuance. ... that the South would
secede unless the federal government passed and enforced a harsh fugitive
slave law.

Things That Can And Cannot Be Said

Author: Arundhati Roy
Publisher: Haymarket Books
ISBN: 160846718X
Size: 35.85 MB
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In late 2014, Arundhati Roy, John Cusack, and Daniel Ellsberg travelled to Moscow to meet with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

The Elements Of Journalism

Author: Bill Kovach
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0609504312
Size: 49.74 MB
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This book will be the starting point for discussions by journalists and members of the public about the nature of journalism and the access that we all enjoy to information for years to come. From the Hardcover edition.

The New Jim Crow

Author: Michelle Alexander
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595588191
Size: 33.77 MB
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Now, ten-plus printings later, the long-awaited paperback version of the book Lani Guinier calls “brave and bold,” and Pulitzer Prize–winner David Levering Lewis calls “stunning,” will at last be available.

In Broad Daylight

Author: Harry N. MacLean
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781482639872
Size: 71.69 MB
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Print on demand version of the e-book version of the 2006 edition. Includes the supplement entitled "The story behind 'In broad daylight."

The Earth Is Weeping

Author: Peter Cozzens
Publisher: Atlantic Books
ISBN: 1786491508
Size: 78.97 MB
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Winner of the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History In a sweeping narrative, Peter Cozzens tells the gripping story of the wars that destroyed native ways of life as the American nation continued its expansion onto tribal lands after ...