Books tagged: colonialism

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Black-White Binaries of European Christianity and Colonialism
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016 by Jones House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Essay » Political
The focus and aim of this research is to highlight the implementation of a black-white binary system by European society created in order to establish a superior white and inferior non-white individual. The structural setup of this system, or better yet its execution was done through vulture-like acts by foraging imperialists. It entails the appropriation of and the deflection of origin
The United States and the PROMESA to Puerto Rico: an analysis of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,730. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
An analysis of all drafts of the PROMESA federal law that establishes an Oversight Board in Puerto Rico of seven members appointed by the President with power to rescind all actions taken by the Puerto Rico government. It covers how the law’s language reflects the U.S.’s plenary power and control over Puerto Rico; and how tweaking with semantics did not diminish the colonialist aspect of the law.
Anglicans in Postcolonial Africa
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 108,740. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Based on 319 face-to-face interviews with 319 Kenyans across the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) between 2005 and 2010, this is the most up to date and comprehensive account currently available on Kenyan Anglicanism in the post-colonial era.
A Proposed New Constitution
Price: Free! Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
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Fifteen proposals for a new constitution and constitutional convention that would end the power of the 1%, guarantee voting rights, limit corporate power, guarantee privacy, and end American colonialism and wars far sooner. Ending Citizens United, or passing just one amendment will not be enough. Protests or voting will not be enough. A new constitution of, by, and for the people, NOW!
The Brown Sahebs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,440. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Brown Sahebs tells the story of India as it put on the clothes of a democracy while its body and soul remained a colony’s. It tells the story of power changing hands from the white sahebs to the brown sahebs who kept the inequality between the rulers and the ruled intact.
A Series Of White Lies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,650. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literary collections » Native American
Loosely woven in and around First Peoples’ traditions and lifeviews, the four novellas in A Series of White Lies follow successive generations of an odd patchwork quilt of a family. The four stories are included in this bundle.
Expecting To Fly
Series: A Series of White Lies. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,220. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literary collections » Native American
“Just people.” Her simple words diffuse the escalating tension in a racially charged encounter. And with that, two naïve teenagers, Brigit and her brother, along with an irrelevant old street bum fuse into a formidable force. The three find themselves flying inescapably into a crazy-minded mission to help a broken city mend its ways.
Circles
Series: A Series of White Lies. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literary collections » Native American
It’s no surprise to her. Not the first one anyway. But then another? And fresh on the heels of those two, yet one more? Initially for Rory it’s overwhelming. But quickly he is won over to thrive in the chaos and calamity the three youngsters bring to the once tranquil little blue house. Then one day, almost without warning, two of them are gone.
Elders, Children, Flying Saucers And Fences
Series: A Series of White Lies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,540. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literary collections » Native American
In a sleepy little prairie town the stilling of the ever-present wind is the first silent signaling. Everything is changing. A quietly defiant boy, Clify, from a privileged family; a whimsical young girl, Windy, from the poor side of town … the story follows their passages through childhood into adolescence, adulthood and finally into their elder years, in a world spun upside-down.
Congolese Grandpa; A Life of War, Work and Worship
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 61,420. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Congolese Grandpa; A Life of War, Work and Worship tells the story of Ukerdhogu Jalukal Evariste, known by many simply as "Grandpa". Grandpa's life is one that will fascinate your mind and capture your soul as you hear of his enduring love for his people through colonialist strife, independence, civil war, exile, poverty, and failed relationships.