Books tagged: emancipation

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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Slavery has a long and sordid history that will not be related in this short free book, but an overview will be given to provide a brief background for a look at the situation extant today. Does slavery still exist? Who are the slavers and who are the enslaved? How many slaves could there be? Maybe Twenty million or could it be more like several billions? Do you know any? Are you one of them?
Margarita Chorné y Salazar, the First Woman in Latin America with a University Degree
Price: Free! Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this book Martha Diaz de Kuri presents the biography of Margarita Chorné y Salazar, the first woman to get a degree in Latin America. Not only did she became a surgeon dentist, but a mother and grandmother in times were Woman had different rights. She also lived the changes of the Mexican Revolution and the sufferings of a well off Porfirian family during those troublesome times.
Chrysalide (Croc-Odile III)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,670. Language: French. Published: November 27, 2015 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Après une année de terminale riche en rebondissements, les héros de « Croc-Odile » et « Mascarade » partent pour Paris ! Ils vont y poursuivre leurs études et commencer leur vie d'adulte. Cette année encore, dans le dernier tome de la trilogie, des surprises sont à prévoir !
Forgotten Abolitionist: John A.J. Creswell of Maryland
Price: Free! Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015 by House Divided Project. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
This gripping biography from historians John Osborne and Christine Bombaro captures the story of an unlikely political hero who helped destroy American slavery. John A.J. Creswell of Maryland was a son of the slaveholding South who became one of the nation's leading wartime abolitionists. Published by the House Divided Project at Dickinson College.
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.
Might As Well Fly Away
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Might As Well Fly Away, Cuz Somewhere Along The Line I Forgot My Self, and Too Much/Not Enough, are three books issued as a set, this one encompasses the sense of freedom that comes from feeling you have accomplished your mission, that is to say have arrived at the place where you no longer hold anything or one as an enemy and truly Love all things. To that regard it speaks of emancipation.
Due Unto: Denmark Vesey's Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,260. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » General
Due Unto by K. F. Jones, Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award semifinalist. In 1799, Denmark wins the East Bay Lottery. With the money he buys his freedom and more. When everything he holds dear is threatened Denmark must ultimately answer the question, to what extremes will he go to protect his family, his life? --- What would you do?
The Edicts Of Hedonism
You set the price! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
In today's world where the Light fades and darkness smothers us. Where evil poses as good and the good fades with faith and hope. I bear good tidings of a New Age and a New Way. You are The Way, The One, The Light and The Life. I give you the Edicts Of Hedonism as another gift among many. Take this and indulge it. Liberate yourself and beckon your True Will - Become!
Emma Field Book One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 11, 2014 by Gary Wolfe. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Emma Field has dreams and desires that call her to go beyond her father’s struggle to survive as an immigrant in Canada West in the 1840s. With the love of a few peculiar people and her own courage, she takes her first tentative steps to understanding the world around her.
Kartini Kaleidoscope
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
SHE had dreams and yearnings many of us share: rights and choices, rebelling against customs and traditions that shackled her intellectual growth—feudalism, polygamy and other forms of discrimination against women. Unlike many of us ,however, she was restricted in how she could manifest those aspirations.