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American Cheetah By Robert Carey
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The story of a Native American Indian boy who receives the spirit of an African cheetah.
Americans to Africa By Jean-Baptiste Guillory
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This book details one of the many schisms utilized in the never ending quest to rid the United States of its Native Population.
American Delinquents By Kehinde Garrison
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Solomon Turner is a young successful advertising executive on Wall Street living out the dream of the black bourgeoisie, a luxurious lifestyle on New York’s upper eastside with his financially... More > independent girlfriend. After getting caught for infidelity his life begins to spiral out of control. His fall from grace will have him contemplating suicide and crossing paths with the underbelly of society. Joseph Harrison, fresh from a seven year prison stint, is saddled with a pregnant fiancé and job prospects of menial labor until he comes up with a plan. The brazen bank heist will deliver him from his sleepy small town in South Carolina and land him in a D.C. Shelter while trying to evade authorities. Their lives will intertwine amid the power elite of America’s Capital with effects that will leave them all changed. American Delinquents grapples with the “System” using the largest shelter in the country as a backdrop.< Less
American Delinquents By Kehinde Garrison
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Solomon Turner is a young successful advertising executive on Wall Street living out the dream of the black bourgeoisie, a luxurious lifestyle on New York’s upper eastside with his financially... More > independent girlfriend. After getting caught for infidelity his life begins to spiral out of control. His fall from grace will have him contemplating suicide and crossing paths with the underbelly of society. Joseph Harrison, fresh from a seven year prison stint, is saddled with a pregnant fiancé and job prospects of menial labor until he comes up with a plan. The brazen bank heist will deliver him from his sleepy small town in South Carolina and land him in a D.C. Shelter while trying to evade authorities. Their lives will intertwine amid the power elite of America’s Capital with effects that will leave them all changed. American Delinquents grapples with the “System” using the largest shelter in the country as a backdrop. Mr. Garrison can be reached via email @ k.mashavu@hotmail.com< Less
Americans and Others By Agnes Repplier
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In her heyday, renowned essayist Agnes Repplier was one of the most influential literary voices in the United States. In the engaging volume Americans and Others, Repplier turns her trademark wit and... More > insight toward her native country and explores subjects pertaining to the American sensibility, ranging from humor to etiquette and beyond.< Less
A Key into the Language of America: The First Book of Native American Languages, Dating to 1643 - With Accounts of the Tribes’ Culture, Wars, Folklore, History, Traditions (Hardcover) By Roger Williams
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Roger Williams' guide to the language of the Native American tribes was the first of its kind ever published; as well as linguistic instruction, we receive stunning insights into the culture and... More > customs of the New England tribes. This historic text was written to accomplish two goals: Firstly, it is a practical, instructional guidebook written with the colonial society in mind. Particularly where religious missions are concerned, but also in general, the author feels that colonialists should have a command of Native American languages. Williams passionately believed in peaceful coexistence, and realized that an understanding of the native speech was crucial for this. Secondly, the book aims to promote understanding of Native American culture. What customs the tribes practice, the foods they eat, their marital and social mores, their methods of communicating knowledge, how they regard the many beasts of nature, and how trade and commerce is practiced are but some of the topics Williams discusses.< Less
A Key into the Language of America: The First Book of Native American Languages, Dating to 1643 - With Accounts of the Tribes’ Culture, Wars, Folklore, History, Traditions By Roger Williams
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Roger Williams' guide to the language of the Native American tribes was the first of its kind ever published; as well as linguistic instruction, we receive stunning insights into the culture and... More > customs of the New England tribes. This historic text was written to accomplish two goals: Firstly, it is a practical, instructional guidebook written with the colonial society in mind. Particularly where religious missions are concerned, but also in general, the author feels that colonialists should have a command of Native American languages. Williams passionately believed in peaceful coexistence, and realized that an understanding of the native speech was crucial for this. Secondly, the book aims to promote understanding of Native American culture. What customs the tribes practice, the foods they eat, their marital and social mores, their methods of communicating knowledge, how they regard the many beasts of nature, and how trade and commerce is practiced are but some of the topics Williams discusses.< Less
A Journey in Brazil: A Travel Journal of Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, the Amazon River and Rainforests, Featuring Brazilian History, Food, Culture and the Native South Americans By Louis Agassiz
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Louis Agassiz sheds insight into Brazil's history: his travels took place in the 1860s, when the country was undergoing great change as an Empire and grappling with its this development. The author... More > offers accounts of a Brazil now lost to time; observations of the urban culture and life, and the natural habitat of the countryside and forests, offer immense insight into the era. Most of the text is written as a narrative diary, wherein Agassiz observes and describes traversing colonial-era Rio de Janeiro, the city of Manaus, the Amazon river, various villages, and the vast rainforests. As a zoologist, Agassiz's interest in the wildlife present in Brazil form a recurring theme. However, the text is careful not to dwell on matters obscure or scientific; while the author at work, he also covers matters of culture and day-to-day life. Anecdotes include Brazil's Emperor Pedro II arranging room chairs that he sits equally with other attendees - reasoning that science does not distinguish people by position.< Less
A Journey in Brazil: A Travel Journal of Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, the Amazon River and Rainforests, Featuring Brazilian History, Food, Culture and the Native South Americans (Hardcover) By Louis Agassiz
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Louis Agassiz sheds insight into Brazil's history: his travels took place in the 1860s, when the country was undergoing great change as an Empire and grappling with its this development. The author... More > offers accounts of a Brazil now lost to time; observations of the urban culture and life, and the natural habitat of the countryside and forests, offer immense insight into the era. Most of the text is written as a narrative diary, wherein Agassiz observes and describes traversing colonial-era Rio de Janeiro, the city of Manaus, the Amazon river, various villages, and the vast rainforests. As a zoologist, Agassiz's interest in the wildlife present in Brazil form a recurring theme. However, the text is careful not to dwell on matters obscure or scientific; while the author at work, he also covers matters of culture and day-to-day life. Anecdotes include Brazil's Emperor Pedro II arranging room chairs that he sits equally with other attendees - reasoning that science does not distinguish people by position.< Less
THE EMERGENCE OF HEROES IN RICHARD WRIGHT’S NATIVE SON AND BERNARD MALAMUD’S THE FIXER By Dr.Ravichand Mandalapu
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Oppression of man by man, of nation by nation, of race by race, and denial of justice to the oppressed have been features of human society since the dawn of history. Once a community or race gains... More > control of, or is able to oppress, another, it begins to forget that it is oppressing the other, denying it natural justice and human rights.< Less

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