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SAMUEL SEEKS MISTER LINCOLN By Richard Baker
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Samuel Seeks Mister Lincoln, takes you on a trip with this young fourteen year old slave from deep in Virginia, hopefully, to Washington. His mother had told him on her deathbed that Mister Lincoln... More > would take care of things. The time period is shortly after the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862. All of the Civil War events, and the Underground Railroad are true. Harriet Tubman, Aunt Mary Dines are real. Duff Greens Row was a contraband camp on Capitol Hill. Abraham Lincoln did visit Mary and Uncle Ben, who could not read, but did all the praying for the “old folks.” Abe would go to listen to Uncle Ben and to hear and sing with the people when his heart was heavy due to the Civil War.< Less
SAMUEL SEEKS MISTER LINCOLN By Richard Baker
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Samuel Seeks Mister Lincoln, takes you on a trip with this young fourteen year old slave from deep in Virginia, hopefully, to Washington. His mother had told him on her deathbed that Mister Lincoln... More > would take care of things. The time period is shortly after the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862. All of the Civil War events, and the Underground Railroad are true. Harriet Tubman, Aunt Mary Dines are real. Duff Greens Row was a contraband camp on Capitol Hill. Abraham Lincoln did visit Mary and Uncle Ben, who could not read, but did all the praying for the “old folks.” Abe would go to listen to Uncle Ben and to hear and sing with the people when his heart was heavy due to the Civil War.< Less
Old Fashioned Stories By Thomas Cooper
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This volume contains some twenty-six short stories. The bulk of them were written whilst Thomas Cooper served two years in Stafford prison. An active Chartist he attended the 1842 National Chartist... More > Association conference. It agreed a resolution in support of workers involved in a General Strike against swingeing wage cuts imposed by the coal-owners of Staffordshire, the textile manufacturers of Lancashire and the woolen manufacturers of West Yorkshire. Peel's Tory Government, always on the look-out for a way to halt Chartism and the workers demand for Universal Suffrage arrested the bulk of delegates to the conference. Despite the situation in which Thomas Cooper found himself, these stories are far from serious and depict life in the last decade of the 18th and the early decades of the 19th century in a humorous and light-hearted way. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, Salford M5 4WX.< Less
Old Fashioned Stories By Thomas Cooper
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This volume contains some twenty-six short stories, most of them set in the author's home county of Lincolnshire. The bulk of them were written to wile away his time whilst he served two years in... More > Stafford prison. An active Chartist he attended the National Chartist Association conference in Manchester in 1842. Its agenda was overtaken by events already under way. As a result it passed a resolution in support of workers involved in a General Strike against swingeing wage cuts imposed by the coal-owners of Staffordshire and the textile manufacturers of North East Cheshire, South East Lancashire and the woolen manufacturers of West Yorkshire. Peel's Tory Government, always on the look-out for a way to halt Chartism and the workers demand for Universal Suffrage arrested the bulk of delegates to the conference. Despite Thomas Cooper's imprisonment, these stories are far from serious. They depict life in the last decade of the 18th and the early decades of the 19th century in a humorous and light-hearted way.< Less
Epoka që verbon poetët By Timo Mërkuri
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100 vitet e Pavarësisë Timo Mërkuri i sjell në një kënd tjetër. Në një kënd që ravijëzon traumat epokale, mes fjalës së shkruar e... More > të folur, mes një arti që në vetvete sjell norma të reja dhe të këndshme leximi tek “Epoka që verbon poetët”. Kjo epokë që sjell dritë në syrin e poetëve, dhe këtë dritë më tej e linçon metafora e verbërimit. Ajo verbëri në stilin tjetër të shkrimit që lexohet si traumë poetike. Trauma është në vetvete një eksperiencë troshane. Një arsye që të krijon trazira përshpirtjeje. Një dalldisje e brendshme e kërcënuar nga lotët që dalin dhe s’dalin. Dhe në gjithë këtë lëvizje metafizike, trupi është ai që i kapërcen të gjitha. Në një metafizikë të tillë janë vetë epokat. Po “Epoka që verbon poetët” e shkrimtarit, poetit dhe hulumtuesit sarandiot Timo Mërkuri, a është pjesë e kësaj metafizike?< Less