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Heavy Hitters: How American Workers Helped Win World War II By Gregory Gebhart
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This is the true story about how America won the production part of World War II. America supplied its armed forces and all of its allies' armed forces. Many manufacturing and ship-building records... More > were broken. This happened due to the efforts of American women and minorities besides American men.< Less
Shame - Confessions of an Aid Worker in Africa By Jillian Reilly
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Twenty-three-year-old Jillian Reilly went to southern Africa in 1993 at the close of apartheid, desperate to 'do good'. She only planned to stay for six months, but the promise of playing savior was... More > just too great. Jillian’s career in the aid industry flourished. To all the world, she looked like a successful ‘do-gooder’ — even a precocious one. If only she weren’t being suffocated by her own sense of futility. Jillian left southern Africa in 2000 quite clear that the only person she could save was herself. 'Shame' is her story: the story of a young American woman growing up, and old, in Africa. Realizing her own limitations, and the sorry realities of the big business of doing good.< Less
Steel: The Diary of a Furnace Worker By Charles Rumford Walker
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In the summer of 1919, a few weeks before the Great Steel Strike, I bought some second-hand clothes and went to work on an open-hearth furnace near Pittsburgh to learn the steel business. I was a... More > graduate of Yale, and a few weeks before had resigned a commission as first-lieutenant in the regular army. Clean-up man in the pit was my first job, which I held until I passed to third-helper on the open-hearth. Later I worked in the cast-house, became a member of the stove-gang, and at length achieved the semi-skilled job of hot-blast man on the blast-furnace. I acquired the current Anglo-Hunky language and knew speedily the grind and the camaraderie of American steel-making. In these chapters I have put down what I saw, felt, and thought as a steel-worker in 1919.< Less
Cultural Patterns and Interactions Among African American Male Adolescents: How They Can Be Misconceived by European American Youth Workers and Educators By Michelle Phillips
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An educational guide to help dispel stereotypes against Black youth.
AMERICAN SLASHERS By Bob Pierre
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GET READY...TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER! What If a mysterious organization offered you the chance to kill six people and get away with it? Six people who you believe stand between you and your... More > dreams. Would you kill your parents and redeem their life insurance? would you kill your co-worker and take over their job? Would you kill the person who stole your soulmate? Well you do these things...and the organization covers it up. No police can arrest you and no judge can convict you. YOU ARE UNTOUCHABLE! You have the fabulous job, the Million-Dollar Mansion, The attractive partner...you're driving fast foreign cars... But now...people are starting to die again...but you're not the one killing them... The organization never promised that you would be the ONLY Slasher, did they? Now there's no one you can trust... Your business partner, your soulmate, your best friend, your butler, your gardener, your employees, your barber...ANY ONE OF THEM CAN BE A SLASHER... Whose list are YOU on?< Less
How to Get a Job in the Federal Government By American Government
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With more than 1.7 million jobs and over 400 occupational specialties (excluding postal service and military workers), the Federal Government offers more choices than any other single employer in the... More > United States. Whatever your interest and back-ground,you can probably find a Government career to match. People get jobs in the Federal Government in the same way that they get most jobs in the private sector: by finding openings and submitting a resume or application. But searching for a Federal job can be more complicated than other job searches. That’s because of regulations designed to keep the hiring process fair. Job titles are standardized. Resumes are more detailed. And job qualifications are more specific.< Less
THE GREAT AMERICAN RAILROAD By J.B. Bragg
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A history of the building of the great american railroad. How they decided to build it and where it went. The men that died to build it.
THE GREAT AMERICAN RAILROAD By J.B. Bragg
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A history of the building of the great american railroad. How they decided to build it and where it went. The men that died to build it.
Quick Guide: The Quiet American By College Guide World
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The Quiet American is an anti-war novel by British author Graham Greene, first published in United Kingdom in 1955 and in the United States in 1956. It was adapted into films in 1958 and 2002. The... More > book draws on Greene's experiences as a war correspondent for The Times and Le Figaro in French Indochina 1951–1954. He was apparently inspired to write The Quiet American in October 1951 while driving back to Saigon from the Ben Tre province. He was accompanied by an American aid worker who lectured him about finding a “third force in Vietnam”. Greene spent three years writing the novel, which foreshadowed US involvement in Vietnam long before it became publicly known.< Less
American Barefoot Doctor's Manual By Accem Scott
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In mid twentieth century China, during the time of the Cultural Revolution, there was a great need for medical treatment and a severe shortage of medical practitioners, especially in the countryside.... More > To remedy this situation, workers and farmers were trained in the prevention and treatment of disease. These people were known as Barefoot Doctors. The American Barefoot Doctor's Manual was created in the spirit of these original barefoot doctors. Strategies for using Chinese Patent Medicines, LM Homeopathics, and Flower Essences are found throughout the manual. Also included in this work is an integrated form of movement therapy which opens and increases the energetics through all 14 meridians. For a limited time I will provide 1/2 hour session of Chinese Energetic Method with each purchase.< Less