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Billy Dan West By Dominic S. Mercadante
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At the age of twenty two, Billy Dan West found himself on the great pristine plain of central Texas, broke and drifting, but in good spirits. This was the Promised Land, the place he wanted to call... More > home. Tired of war against the Confederacy and the Cheyenne, he intended to spend the remainder of his life on a peaceful cattle ranch. He found work on a cattle drive but it did not come with peace. Soon, he gained respect, fame, fortune and friendship with his quick wit, unorthodox card playing, fighting strategy and the lightning fast draw of his pistol. His good looks and affable personality brought him the love of the beautiful, well-bred daughter of the areas richest rancher.< Less
The Story of Emma West By Edith Payne
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James West, a farm labourer in 1890’s Worcestershire receives a letter informing him that his sister Emma is dying. He travels to London to comfort her in her final days. Emma is anxious to... More > unburden herself to her brother before she dies about events that occurred more than forty years before. The family was broken up due to the death of the father; the punitive poor laws of the time compelled the destitute mother to remarry and move to a distant parish. Emma promises her mother to do everything she can to keep the family together. Working on a farm as a live-in servant with her younger sister Eliza, she made a secret pact with the master of the farm allowing her to regularly visit George,the youngest member of the family. The agreement was honoured. But she paid a heavy price. The unholy pact involved favours of a sexual nature and all those whose lives it touched experienced consequences which were good and bad or even deadly when repercussions surfaced in the distant Americas many years later.< Less
West Indian Literature By Farrukh Khan
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Caribbean literature witnessed a gradual resurgence as efforts were made by Caribbean authors to engage in contentious dialogues with the colonisers and to shape Caribbean literary aesthetics to... More > include ideas other than those from the Victorian British. Sustained literary achievement resulted in a climax with the award of two Nobel Prizes in literature for those who hailed from this difficult to define region. The Caribbean is a complex mixture of many races, cultures, religions and traditions. This has made it difficult to fully understand the Caribbean identity, especially when European thought had been so dominant in this region. This essay presents an examination of the debates about the Caribbean identity that are apparent in Caribbean literature and the evolution of Caribbean literary aesthetics by examining selected works of Derek Walcott and Wilson Harris.< Less
West Indian Literature By Farrukh Khan
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Caribbean literature witnessed a gradual resurgence as efforts were made by Caribbean authors to engage in contentious dialogues with the colonisers and to shape Caribbean literary aesthetics to... More > include ideas other than those from the Victorian British. Sustained literary achievement resulted in a climax with the award of two Nobel Prizes in literature for those who hailed from this difficult to define region. The Caribbean is a complex mixture of many races, cultures, religions and traditions. This has made it difficult to fully understand the Caribbean identity, especially when European thought had been so dominant in this region. This essay presents an examination of the debates about the Caribbean identity that are apparent in Caribbean literature and the evolution of Caribbean literary aesthetics by examining selected works of Derek Walcott and Wilson Harris.< Less
The Prophet of War: The Downfall of the West By Joe Dixon
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The West is in cataclysmic decline. Most Westerners don't realize it, just as the citizens of the Roman Empire in its last years were barely aware that their way of life was nearing its end. In the... More > famous metaphor of the boiling frog, if you put a frog in tepid water and then slowly bring the water to the boil, the frog will fail to perceive the danger and be cooked alive. Western culture is being boiled bit by bit and no one understands what it is happening. This book is about the theories of Oswald Spengler and the theorists inspired by him about how and why cultures and civilizations come to an end, about how they lose their energy and dominance and become weak and second-rate. Above all, it's about the means to reverse the decline and to build more glorious cultures and civilizations than have ever existed before.< Less
BORN TO RULE: The Fallacy of Supremacy By Dominic Itto
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The African continent is rich in cultural diversity and natural resources, which range from the great lakes region and Abyssinian plateaus in the east to the coastal plains of Nigeria in the west,... More > and from the ancient civilization of Egypt in the north to the Cape of Good Hope in the south. However, it is also in Africa that ruthless political regimes took root following the departure of the former colonial powers. The continent emerged as the world’s breeding ground for dictatorship and manmade disaster. At the heart of the turmoil perpetuated by greed, civil strife, and power struggles, wasn't the colonial authority but the very sons of Africa, the citizens of the land. This book, Born to Rule: The fallacy of supremacy, is a fictional account about an imaginary African country known as Bha-Ini that found itself in the middle of Africa’s politics of greed, deceit, oppression and power struggles right from its independence.< Less
THE SOCIO-HISTORICAL CONSTRUCTION OF THE PHYSICAL PATRIMONY OF THE WEST By CHIRITA-BOBIC Nicolae
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Built on a vast wild territory dominated by gray and scary forests, the Western physical patrimony emerged during the Middle-Ages.
The Dawn of a New Ideology: How the West substituted Communism with Islamism as its Foe By A. J. Sommer
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‘The Dawn of a New Ideology’ proffers the theory that in a world of duality, where everything must have an opposing force to sustain its own existence, the West fostered the growth of... More > Islamism as the Cold War came to an end and Communism began to decline. It deals with viewpoints, insights, stories seen and heard, and analyses the behaviour and interests of nations. Though there are obvious differences between the fanatic, the ideologue, the religious fundamentalist, the nationalist, the communist and the Nazi, it is yet true that there is a certain fanatical ideology that animates them all and that may be viewed and treated as one. The same is true of the force which drives the ambitions of certain ideologies on to expansion and world domination. It is necessary for most of us these days to have some insight into the motives and responses of the religious and communist ideologies. And so it is hoped that this book may offer some such insights and explanations.< Less
Déjà Vu By Daniel West Jr.
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Quantum Theory suggests that where a person is in time determines WHEN that person is in time. The big bang, is ‘time zero’. Dinosaurs would still rule the earth at a point in space 650... More > million years behind our current location on our current trajectory. At a point that is located 1650 years behind us, on our current trajectory, the Romans would still dominate Europe. At a point that is a mere 80 years behind us, the outcome of World War Two would still hang in the balance. If a Tachyon wave slammed into the solar system, moving it backwards one year in space-time and slightly altering the direction our solar system was traveling in space. How would the humans living in that moment handle their opportunity to alter their own future? Would they take advantage that random chance and change their lives for the better, or would they simply ignore that opportunity and repeat the mistakes of the past.< Less
Déjà Vu By Daniel West Jr.
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People say that hindsight is 20/20 What if foresight could be 20/20? Quantum Theory suggests that where a person is in time determines WHEN that person is in time. The big bang, is ‘time... More > zero’. Dinosaurs would still rule the earth at a point in space 650 million years behind our current location on our current trajectory. At a point that is located 1650 years behind us, on our current trajectory, the Romans would still dominate Europe. At a point that is a mere 80 years behind us, the outcome of World War Two would still hang in the balance. If a Tachyon wave slammed into the solar system, moving it backwards one year in space-time and slightly altering the direction our solar system was traveling in space. How would the humans living in that moment handle their opportunity to alter their own future? Would they take advantage that random chance and change their lives for the better, or would they simply ignore that opportunity and repeat the mistakes of the past.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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