Books tagged: colonialism

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Africa; Colonized And Terrorized
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Everyone seems to have come from Africa, the continent that straddles the tropics and the equator! Africa has been alleged by archeologists to be the Mother of Humanity. This can be proved by civilizations that stretch from as far as Egypt to Zimbabwe. Interestingly, the researchers who have come to prove that Africa is the cradle of the first human civilization are not children of Africa per se.
Negligent Neighbour: New Zealand's Complicity in the Invasion and Occupation of Timor-Leste
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 93,180. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Negligent Neighbour reveals the previously hidden history of New Zealand’s support for the invasion and occupation of East Timor. From 1975-1999 the people of East Timor lived and died under Indonesia’s colonial yoke. Indonesia relied on western support for both the invasion and occupation of East Timor, but until now New Zealand’s role has been forgotten or mentioned only in passing.
The Modern British Empire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
The people who built the British Empire were not unique in their courage, ambition or greed. Whether we learn a lesson or not from reading about them, one thing is certain. The history of the Empire's rise and decline is full of drama and tragedy. No playwright or novelist has ever imagined a story more rich or textured than that offered by the true experiences of actual people.
Remembering Turinam
Price: Free! Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Salai returns to his childhood home with turbulent questions — he leaves with a mission. Originally published in "We See A Different Frontier", this short story received an honorable mention in Gardner Dozois’s "The Year’s Best Science Fiction, Thirty First Edition".
Liam, An Irish Historical Saga
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,730. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
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Liam, a young boy grows up in Connemara at the time of the Great Famine, 1840's. He and his family suffer great deprivation and want. The land is held by the English. Love and marriage promise happiness. Risking deportation or being shot, he poaches game and steals to keep his family alive. The potato blight removes any hope of survival. Emigration and the New World beckon him.
We See a Different Frontier: a postcolonial speculative fiction anthology
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 76,840. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 by Futurefire.net Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Sixteen speculative stories on the themes of colonialism and cultural imperialism share the experience of being the silent voices in history and on the wrong side of the final frontier; their fantasies of a reality in which straight, cis, able-bodied, rich, anglophone, white males don’t get to tell us how they won every war; their revenge against the alien oppressor settling their “new world".
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 10. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this classic piece of literature? This guide places the novella in its historical context and through more than 80 in-depth questions guides the reader to a deeper understanding of the themes, and characters of the text. Even if you know this text well, you will gain new insights.
Люди, принесшие холод 1
Price: Free! Words: 84,270. Language: Russian. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Первая книга о Большой Игре
BIRTHING A NATION: Nigeria, A Century in the Making...
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
BIRTHING A NATION marks the centenary of Nigeria's creation following the amalgamation, in 1914, by Britain, of two West African colonies.
A Matter Of Opinion
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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The inability to embrace a philosophy of 'live and let live' had unfortunate and indeed fatal consequences.