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Book Anathema Rhodes

    Book Details:
  • Author : Iimani David
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2009-11-01
  • ISBN : 9780982349120
  • Pages : 265 pages

Download or read book Anathema Rhodes written by Iimani David and published by . This book was released on 2009-11-01 with total page 265 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: After a lifetime of self-medicating fails and life finally begins its tilt toward self-destruction, Jodi - a 25-year-old writer nursing the psychological lacerations of being a "rape-child" - meets, through dreams, a special five-year-old boy who shows him how the pair may move across parallel universes to fulfill their universal purpose. As they travel, they encounter creatures on different planes of consciousness that are responsible for specific social and moral ailments impacting and pressing mankind's evolution to ill-fated ends. In short time the boy makes an astounding revelation: that there exists, on separate universal planes, two omnipotent and infinite Gods - one created by the sheer force of mankind's collective beliefs; the other, the Source of all things. The man-made anomaly, the child asserts, must be destroyed. But, who or what is the child? Anathema Rhodes: Dreams chronicles three days in the life of Jodi Rhodes, and the final days of humanity - as we know it. --- 2009 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Nominee in Literary Fiction.

Book Dreamworlds of Race

Download or read book Dreamworlds of Race written by Duncan Bell and published by Princeton University Press. This book was released on 2022-06-07 with total page 484 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: How transatlantic thinkers in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries promoted the unification of Britain and the United States Between the late nineteenth century and the First World War an ocean-spanning network of prominent individuals advocated the unification of Britain and the United States. They dreamt of the final consolidation of the Angloworld. Scholars, journalists, politicians, businessmen, and science fiction writers invested the “Anglo-Saxons” with extraordinary power. The most ambitious hailed them as a people destined to bring peace and justice to the earth. More modest visions still imagined them as likely to shape the twentieth century. Dreamworlds of Race explores this remarkable moment in the intellectual history of racial domination, political utopianism, and world order. Focusing on a quartet of extraordinary figures—Andrew Carnegie, W. T. Stead, Cecil J. Rhodes, and H. G. Wells—Duncan Bell shows how unionists on both sides of the Atlantic reimagined citizenship, empire, patriotism, race, war, and peace in their quest to secure global supremacy. Yet even as they dreamt of an Anglo-dominated world, the unionists disagreed over the meaning of race, the legitimacy of imperialism, the nature of political belonging, and the ultimate form and purpose of unification. The racial dreamworld was an object of competing claims and fantasies. Exploring speculative fiction as well as more conventional forms of political writing, Bell reads unionist arguments as expressions of the utopianism circulating through fin-de-siècle Anglo-American culture, and juxtaposes them with pan-Africanist critiques of racial domination and late twentieth-century fictional narratives of Anglo-American empire. Tracing how intellectual elites promoted an ambitious project of political and racial unification between Britain and the United States, Dreamworlds of Race analyzes ideas of empire and world order that reverberate to this day.

Book Sweet Dreams

    Book Details:
  • Author : Dylan Jones
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release : 2020-09-29
  • ISBN : 0571353452
  • Pages : 530 pages

Download or read book Sweet Dreams written by Dylan Jones and published by Faber & Faber. This book was released on 2020-09-29 with total page 530 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: David Bowie. Culture Club. Wham!. Soft Cell. Duran Duran. Sade. Adam Ant. Spandau Ballet. The Eurythmics. ' Excellent' Guardian ' Hugely enjoyable' Irish Times ' Dazzling' LRB 'Fascinating' New Statesman 'An absolute must-read' GQ One of the most creative entrepreneurial periods since the Sixties, the era of the New Romantics grew out of the remnants of post-punk and developed quickly alongside club culture, ska, electronica, and goth. The scene had a huge influence on the growth of print and broadcast media, and was arguably one of the most bohemian environments of the late twentieth century. Not only did it visually define the decade, it was the catalyst for the Second British Invasion, when the US charts would be colonised by British pop music - making it one of the most powerful cultural exports since the Beatles. In Sweet Dreams, Dylan Jones charts the rise of the New Romantics through testimony from the people who lived it. For a while, Sweet Dreams were made of this.

Book The Secret Society

Download or read book The Secret Society written by Robin Brown and published by Penguin Random House South Africa. This book was released on 2015-11-01 with total page 400 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Cecil John Rhodes made a fortune from diamonds and gold, became prime minister of the Cape, and had a country named after him, but his ambitions were far greater than that. When he was still in his twenties, after a meeting with General Gordon of Khartoum, Rhodes set up a Secret Society with the aim of establishing a new world order. The society, disciplined on Jesuit-style rules, became Rhodes’s lifelong obsession, and after his death it lived on and grew under the leadership of his executor, Lord Alfred Milner. The society played a key role in the governance of Britain during the Great War and the peace terms to end it, and it was linked to appeasement initiatives involving Hitler, the Duke of Windsor and Mrs Simpson before World War II. Echoes of the Secret Society survive in different guises to this day, including the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and the Rhodes Scholarships. In The Secret Society, Robin Brown unpacks this astonishing and largely unknown history. He brings Rhodes, his companions and his successors to life by drawing from diaries and letters, and sheds new light on Rhodes’s homosexuality. Ranging from the diamond mines of Kimberley to the halls of power in Westminster, and peopled with characters such as General Gordon, Leander Starr Jameson, W.T. Stead, Olive Schreiner, the Princess Radziwill, Joseph Chamberlain and David Lloyd George, this book is a page-turner that will make you see the world, both past and present, in a different light.

Book Blackwood s Magazine

Download or read book Blackwood s Magazine written by and published by . This book was released on 1977 with total page 644 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The American Oxonian

Download or read book The American Oxonian written by and published by . This book was released on 1979 with total page 776 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Vol. for 1934- include Addresses and occupations of Rhodes scholars and other Oxonians (called 1934-36, Addresses and occupations of Rhodes scholars).

Book Meeting Without Knowing it

Download or read book Meeting Without Knowing it written by Alexander Bubb and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2016 with total page 289 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Meeting Without Knowing It compares Rudyard Kipling and W.B. Yeats in the formative phase of their careers, identifying mutual echoes in their poetry and political rhetoric and charting them against key intersections in the two men's lives.

Book Dreamers of Empire

    Book Details:
  • Author : Achmed Abdullah
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Release : 2008-02-01
  • ISBN : 1434497410
  • Pages : 386 pages

Download or read book Dreamers of Empire written by Achmed Abdullah and published by Wildside Press LLC. This book was released on 2008-02-01 with total page 386 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Biographies of some of the greatest adventurers of the British empire: Cecil John Rhodes, Richard Francis Burton, John Nicholson, Henry Montgomery Lawrence, William Walker, and Charles George Gordon.

Book Kitchener  Portrait of an Imperialist

Download or read book Kitchener Portrait of an Imperialist written by Philip Magnus and published by Plunkett Lake Press. This book was released on 2019-12-21 with total page 337 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Horatio Herbert Kitchener (1850-1916) was a British Field Marshal and colonial administrator famous for his military campaigns and who later played a central role in the early part of the World War I. Kitchener won fame in 1898 for winning the Battle of Omdurman and securing control of the Sudan, after which he was given the title “Lord Kitchener of Khartoum”. As Chief of Staff (1900–02) in the Second Boer War he played a key role in the conquest of the Boer Republics. His term as Commander-in-Chief (1902–09) of the army in India saw him quarrel with the Viceroy, Lord Curzon, who eventually resigned. Kitchener then returned to Egypt as its de facto administrator. In 1914, at the start of the World War I, Kitchener became Secretary of State for War. One of the few to foresee a long war, he organized the largest volunteer army in the world, and a significant expansion of materials production to fight Germany. He was idolized by the British public, appearing on recruiting posters demanding “Your country needs YOU!” that are still part of popular culture. Despite having warned of the difficulty of provisioning Britain for a long war, he was blamed for the shortage of high-explosive shells in the spring of 1915 and stripped of his control over munitions and strategy. Kitchener died in 1916 when the warship taking him to negotiations in Russia was sunk by a German mine. “Sir Philip Magnus gives us a ruthlessly objective account of [Kitchener’s] life... [His] narrative is a model of perception and clarity, and with it he blends a wealth of fascinating quoted source material, new and old. The combination is a biography to end all biographies of Lord Kitchener.” — Leon Wolff, The New York Times “A biographical masterpiece” — New Statesman “A great achievement... it will remain an indispensable work of reference... the author has conducted his historical research with industry and thoroughness... Kitchener's failings and failures have been recognised when setting out his virtues and achievements.” — Warren Perry, The Australian Quarterly “[Kitchener’s] inner flaws as well as the visible front are starkly apparent... for those who enjoy and profit from the study of personalities, motivations, and the crosscurrents which pull from all sides on men in high public office, this book will prove to be a valuable addition.” — Maj. Keith C. Nusbaum, Military Review

Book The Barbarian Songs

    Book Details:
  • Author : Greg Castle
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release :
  • ISBN : 1329606094
  • Pages : 118 pages

Download or read book The Barbarian Songs written by Greg Castle and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on with total page 118 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The Livingstone Touch

Download or read book The Livingstone Touch written by Philip Birkinshaw and published by . This book was released on 1973 with total page 202 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Exploring American Folk Music

Download or read book Exploring American Folk Music written by Kip Lornell and published by Univ. Press of Mississippi. This book was released on 2012-05-29 with total page 410 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The perfect introduction to the many strains of American-made music

Book At the Forest s Edge

    Book Details:
  • Author : David T. Hellyer
  • Publisher : University of Washington Press
  • Release : 2016-04-18
  • ISBN : 029599973X
  • Pages : 376 pages

Download or read book At the Forest s Edge written by David T. Hellyer and published by University of Washington Press. This book was released on 2016-04-18 with total page 376 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Pediatrician David Hellyer (b. 1913) records his family history and the life experiences that led to his founding of the 600-acre Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, a wildlife sanctuary in Eatonville, Washington.

Book The Statist

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  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1965-10
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 948 pages

Download or read book The Statist written by and published by . This book was released on 1965-10 with total page 948 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The Fifth of November  Or  The Gunpowder Plot

Download or read book The Fifth of November Or The Gunpowder Plot written by George Ambrose Rhodes and published by . This book was released on 1880 with total page 126 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Zimbabwe

    Book Details:
  • Author : Paul Murray
  • Publisher : Bradt Travel Guides
  • Release : 2013
  • ISBN : 1841624608
  • Pages : 412 pages

Download or read book Zimbabwe written by Paul Murray and published by Bradt Travel Guides. This book was released on 2013 with total page 412 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: As political tension relaxes, wildlife enthusiasts and curious tourists are returning to Zimbabwe. With some of the finest national parks in Africa, the country is blessed with stunning landscapes and an abundance of wildlife. The mighty Zambezi River offers adventure holidays, and Victoria Falls will leave visitors breathless, while the range of birdlife draws enthusiasts year-round. Game viewing in some of Africa's greatest national parks is a rewarding experience and this guide offers in-depth information on the facilities, advice on itinerary planning as well as how to select a safari. Accommodation is covered with up-to-date information on everything from luxury safari camps to budget stays for younger travellers who arrive overland, heading for the fast flowing waters of the Zambezi gorge.

Book Sigma 9 Observatory and the Benghazi Incursion

Download or read book Sigma 9 Observatory and the Benghazi Incursion written by Cliff Rhodes and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on 2015-07-06 with total page 740 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "This book relates a tale of terrorism and artificial intelligence which takes over the entire world, creeping into all phases of U.S. economics, political, military, and electronic communication. Prevention is the best medicine, and being farsighted gives warnings of premonitions and bad dreams of a possible dystopian future, not just a projection for terrorist takeover. To become aware of how it could be done is a must read for the espionage and CIA enthusiast and those who want to prevent electronic terrorism by changing the present."--Jacket.