Books tagged: colonialism

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Firestick Farmer
Price: Free! Words: 55,890. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Firestick Farmer is an exploration of various themes in Australia's indigenous history, and the consequences of colonialism here and around the world. The book imagines the rise of a radical element amongst indigenous Australians, which despite our history we have thus far managed to avoid. It is also a cautionary tale about the use of violence in addressing political aims.
Vietnam Past and Present: The North
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Asian
There can be few people in the world that do not know the name, location and recent history of Vietnam. Yet beyond the period of US involvement in what Americans call the 'Vietnam War' how much is really known? Almost no Vietnamese bear a grudge against the USA, but this is less true for China, Vietnam's close neighbor, mentor and rival for more than two thousand years.
A Fated Inheritance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » General
When Emma begins to investigate her great-grandfather’s past, she unlocks memories from the past and an inheritance fated by the greed and manipulation of mine owners and governments; and a murderous revenge that seems to embrace her friend and flatmate’s hidden past. With the police seemingly powerless to prevent more murders, they have to decide how they can avoid becoming the next victims.
General Miranda's Wars: Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Before Simon Bolivar, there was Francisco de Miranda who plotted to free Spain’s colonies in South America. Roaming the world, he cajoled funds from the powerful, including Britain’s William Pitt and Russia’s Catherine the Great. But Miranda’s invasion of New Spain in 1806 was a painful fiasco. He died a prisoner in a Spanish dungeon and the way was now clear for Bolivar’s eventual triumph.
The Affects of Colonialism in Africa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Affects of Colonialism in Africa analyzes the invasion of the colonists into Africa during the 19th and 20th Centuries. Some of the most difficult times for Africa were during the establishment of colonialism in their countries. Colonials from Europe invaded countries in Africa with no regard for the well being or culture of the inhabited countries.
The Womanist Musings Posts: Nascent Musing on Gender and Colonialism
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
i started doing the guest posts at Womanist Musings about six of so months after i decided to start my own blog. the time period for the posts stretch almost a year (but there are only 36 posts because i missed quite a few weeks). one thing to mention, though, is that only 30 of the 36 posts were ever actually posted at Womanist Musings, the last six posts of this collection have never been posted
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
Africa Has A Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by LionheART Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries, Nonfiction » Social Science » Africana
Africa Has a Future. Many challenges lie ahead but there is a way forward. This book explores the problems and possible solutions facing Africa today. "This book is a valuable contribution to the discourse" The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu "This book helps us engage with the question 'how did we get here in the first place?'" Dr Julius Mugwagwa, The Open University
Degrees of Illusion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 165,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A car accident, two mysterious deaths - similar yet separated by a century - take Niall Fraser on a quest for answers…and ultimately to revelations more devastating that he could ever have imagined. Woven around true events and set in Greenland against a background of conflicts, this is a book about love, unrequited fatherhood and rites of passage for those who dare to embrace the unknown.
Under a Tropical Sun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
On a moonlit evening in 1951, three American Navy men are beheaded on a Philippine beach. The CIA suspects Pulog, a rebel leader. Ben, a young operative based in Washington, is sent to find him. The two have crossed paths before, as students at an elite Jesuit college in Manila.A decade later, their connections to a Catholic priest and a beautiful Eurasian woman complicate the search for justice.