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Wordslingers: An Epitaph for the Western By Will Murray
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The Writers of the Purple Wage have long since taken the last trail into dusty memory. But, now, they live again--to retell tall tales of those distant days when they helped forge the fabled West of... More > American Imagination. Join MAX BRAND, LUKE SHORT, JOHNSTON McCULLEY, ERNEST HAYCOX, WALT COBURN, FRANK GRUBER, RYERSON JOHNSON, & a hard-working, fast-drawing posse of freelance fictioneers! And those two-fisted foremen of New York’s fiction factories–magazine editors FRANK BLACKWELL, ROGERS TERRILL, LEO MARGULIES, ROBERT LOWNDES & FANNY ELLSWORTH! Together, IN THEIR OWN WORDS, these veteran pulpsters & others offer startling inside stories of how they created the mythology of the Golden West! Armed with forgotten interviews, controversial essays & candid letters first not seen in generations, acclaimed pulp historian Will Murray, author of The Wild Adventures of Doc Savage. reveals the epic life & frequent deaths of the Pulp West!< Less
Travel and Exploration Series: A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland By Samuel Johnson
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It cannot be denied that the following quote by Samuel Johnson will be enough to suggest to you why you should read this book, for it reveals the genius of the master writer: "Every writer of... More > travels should consider that, like all other authors, he undertakes either to instruct or please, or to mingle pleasure with instruction. He that instructs must offer to the mind something to be imitated, or something to be avoided; he that pleases must offer new images to his reader, and enable him to form a tacit comparison of his own state with that of others." .......Johnson: Idler #97 (February 23, 1760)< Less
Advent By Rayner Ward
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Advent is a picaresque novel about an inquisitive and clever youth, raised in the harsh ethos of 1940’s small-town Texas, a story that ranges from the Houston oil fields to the hashish alleys... More > of Izmir. As an Artist, writer, scholar, mystic, athlete, cowboy, craftsman, voluptuary, martial arts enthusiast, and psychedelic pioneer, Joe Kemp embarks on many foreign adventures, finding stalwart comrades and encountering willing female companions along the way. This is a story spanning continents and populated by a panoply of unforgettable characters, depicted with affection and sly humor.< Less
Bark At the Moon By Thomas Turner
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Many of us have heard of the legendary death walk of the Cherokee Indians to the west, better known as The Trail of Tears, but this is the story of one man’s journey into darkness and despair... More > during that horrible time in America’s history when he is cursed to walk not just as a man, but as a creature of the night… a werewolf. Young Johnny Blackfoot, locked in the psychiatric ward of a local hospital and with only hours until his own demonic transformation is supposed to take place, spins a tale of devoted love, unforgettable horror and unwavering survival…the story of his late ancestor, Grey Eagle and his cursed journey to find his one true love, Shining Littledove… and to stop the vengeful beast that he has inadvertently created from devouring all that remains of his people as they wander westward during that cold and bitter winter of 1838.< Less
Bark At The Moon By Thomas Turner
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Many of us have heard of the legendary death walk of the Cherokee Indians to the west, better known as The Trail of Tears, but this is the story of one man’s journey into darkness and despair... More > during that horrible time in America’s history when he is cursed to walk not just as a man, but as a creature of the night….. a werewolf. Young Johnny Blackfoot, locked in the local psychiatric ward and with only hours until his own demonic transformation is supposed to take place, spins a tale of devoted love, unforgettable horror and unwavering survival…the story of his late ancestor, Grey Eagle and his cursed journey to find his one true love, Shining Littledove…and to stop the vengeful beast that he has inadvertently created from devouring all that remains of his people as they wander westward during that cold and bitter winter of 1838.< Less
Race and Reason: A Yankee View By Carleton Putnam
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The author was one of America’s foremost writers on racial matters. Holding science and law degrees from Princeton and Columbia University, he was founder and president of Chicago &... More > Southern Airlines, which later merged with another company to become Delta Air Lines. Putnam served as chief executive of Delta, and remained a director until his death in 1998. Race and Reason was his first book which explained the reality of race in the face of a determined assault on racial realism in the 1960s. Written in question and answer format, this book answers every liberal argument on race with passion, reason, compassion and intellect. It is a testament to the fact that some people, at least, understood racial dynamics at the height of the “civil rights” assault on Western Civilization.< Less
Race and Reason: A Yankee View By Carleton Putnam
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The author was one of America’s foremost writers on racial matters. Holding science and law degrees from Princeton and Columbia University, he was founder and president of Chicago &... More > Southern Airlines, which later merged with another company to become Delta Air Lines. Putnam served as chief executive of Delta, and remained a director until his death in 1998. Race and Reason was his first book which explained the reality of race in the face of a determined assault on racial realism in the 1960s. Written in question and answer format, this book answers every liberal argument on race with passion, reason, compassion and intellect. It is a testament to the fact that some people, at least, understood racial dynamics at the height of the “civil rights” assault on Western Civilization.< Less
Introduction to International Human Rights Law By Curtis FJ Doebbler
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International human rights law is one of the fastest growing subjects of law. Indeed this should not be surprising as it is the law that guarantees the most rights of individuals. This book provides... More > an introduction to the study of international human rights law for students and practitioners. It is written by an expert in international human rights law who has practiced before international human rights tribunals of the United Nations, as well as regional systems in Europe, the Americas, African and Asia. The insights provided in this book guide the reader from the theory of the law to how it is applied in practice. Unlike other texts by other western writers, this author gives special attention to concerns of audiences in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. ISBN: 978-0-9743570-2-7.< Less
Introduction to International Human Rights Law By Curtis FJ Doebbler
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International human rights law is one of the fastest growing subjects of law. Indeed this should not be surprising as it is the law that guarantees the most rights of individuals. This book provides... More > an introduction to the study of international human rights law for students and practitioners. It is written by an expert in international human rights law who has practiced before international human rights tribunals of the United Nations, as well as regional systems in Europe, the Americas, African and Asia. The insights provided in this book guide the reader from the theory of the law to how it is applied in practice. Unlike other texts by other western writers, this author gives special attention to concerns of audiences in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. ISBN: 978-0-9743570-2-7.< Less
Introduction to International Criminal Law By Curtis Doebbler
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This Introduction to International Criminal Law provides an understandable glimpse into the intricacies of the law. It is valuable to students, practitioners, and members of the general public who... More > are seeking to acquire basic knowledge about the law. It is written by a practitioner of international criminal law who has also frequently taught university courses and given countless public lectures on this subject. The insights provided in this book combine the experience of practice with the communication skills of a seasoned academic. Unlike many other texts by western writers, this author gives special attention to the concerns of audiences in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. International criminal law is presented as part of a strategy for achieving a world characterized by peaceful cooperation and respect for the basic values of human dignity.< Less