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Carl Christian Reindorf: Colonial Subjectivity and Drawn Boundaries By Seth Quartey
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This book explores the practices of a local missionary recruit Carl Christian Reindorf (1834-1917) of the Basel Mission in nineteenth century Gold Coast. Central to the aim is the search for... More > practices that define Reindorf’s relationship with local cultures within the constraints imposed by this external religious network of power. “Practices” are defined as types of discourse and actions involved in conveying information, commoditizing values, assumptions and bodies to establish dichotomies between the local and the foreign. The title “Colonial Subjectivity and Drawn Boundaries” brings the colonized subject to the fore to find out how he reacted to the socio-cultural changes arising from colonialism.< Less
Carl Christian Reindorf: Colonial Subjectivity and Drawn Boundaries By Seth Quartey
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This book explores the practices of a local missionary recruit Carl Christian Reindorf (1834-1917) of the Basel Mission in nineteenth century Gold Coast. Central to the aim is the search for... More > practices that define Reindorf’s relationship with local cultures within the constraints imposed by this external religious network of power. “Practices” are defined as types of discourse and actions involved in conveying information, commoditizing values, assumptions and bodies to establish dichotomies between the local and the foreign. The title “Colonial Subjectivity and Drawn Boundaries” brings the colonized subject to the fore to find out how he reacted to the socio-cultural changes arising from colonialism.< Less
An Inquiry Into the Modern Prevailing Notions of the Freedom of Will: Moral Agency, Virtue, Vice, Reward and Punishment, Praise and Blame, Revised Edition By Jonathan Edwards
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Jonathan Edwards was a Christian preacher and theologian. Edwards is widely acknowledged to be America's most important and original philosophical theologian, and one of America's greatest... More > intellectuals. His theological work is broad in scope, but he is often associated with Reformed theology, the metaphysics of theological determinism, and the Puritan heritage. Recent studies have emphasized how thoroughly Edwards grounded his life's work on conceptions of beauty, harmony, and ethical fittingness, and how central The Enlightenment was to his mindset. Edwards played a critical role in shaping the First Great Awakening. Edwards delivered the sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God", a classic of American literature, during another wave of revival in 1741, following George Whitefield's tour of the Thirteen Colonies. Edwards is well known for his many books, The End For Which God Created the World, The Life of David Brainerd, which served to inspire thousands of missionaries throughout the 19th century< Less
Archival Investigations for Potential Colonial-Era Shipwrecks in Ultra-Deepwater within the Gulf of Mexico By U.S. Department of the Interior
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The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), an agency of the U.S. Department of the Interior, is charged with the responsibility of considering the effects of its... More > actions on significant submerged cultural resources on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) of the United States, from State Waters to the limit of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). This protection of the nation’s cultural heritage is derived from several pieces of legislation including the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966 (as amended), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) of 1978, and Executive Order 11593.< Less
The Council of Planetary Governors By Richard Lighthouse
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The intent of this document is to establish a basic framework for governance and decision-making among colonization planets. It is also intended to demonstrate that a structure of governance is... More > possible which includes the ideals of Seth's teachings (Jane Roberts). A framework is described which includes the United Nations, a governance body called the Council of Planetary Governors, and a Council of Laws & Principles. This three-part structure is similar to the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of the United States government; where the CPG is the executive branch, the UN is the budgeting branch, and the CLP Is the “judicial” branch.--- For more than 2 years, this author has been stalked, harassed, and threatened by agents from the CIA, FBI, and NSA - because of these ebooks. It is truly sad and pathetic, these agencies have become criminal organizations.< Less
Living Outside The Cubicle - The Ultimate Success Guide For The Aspiring Entrepreneur By Darren Sugiyama
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Living Outside The Cubicle truly is The Ultimate Success Guide For The Aspiring Entrepreneur. If you've ever dreamed of accomplishing greatness, and building your own business, this book lays down... More > the blueprint of how to achieve massive success in both business, and life in general. Written by multi-talented entrepreneur Darren Sugiyama, this book clarifies, directs and inspires all who dream of one day becoming a successful entrepreneur. Darren not only shares his secrets on what has made him successful, but also teaches you his step-by-step process of business development, goal setting, marketing, branding, leadership, and confidence building. Never before has there been a book that has fully encompassed each step of becoming a successful entrepreneur, where you can say to yourself, "Now I know EXACTLY what I need to do!" This book will literally change your business life forever.< Less
The Search for Edward Lewis By Glenn Martin
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William Martin runs the Archer & Martin Family History Detective Agency, with his assistant Rachel. They are dedicated to finding the missing pieces in the histories of families. But the case of... More > Edward Lewis is personal – it is his own great great grandfather. And it is not proving to be a rational or predictable case. If it were, Edward would not be turning up in the present. Edward was transported from London to Hobart Town in 1845 as a 13-year-old pickpocket. Four years later, Sarah Crosby, an Irish lass escaping from the potato famine, committed a crime in London and was also transported to Hobart. They married, and Edward became a policeman and detective in New South Wales. Then, at some point, Edward disappeared. The question is, did he really die? Glenn Martin’s story of his ancestors plants their stake in Australia’s past while pushing the door open to mystery. The answer that he suggests is compelling.< Less
Heart's Blood By Nathan Hook
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This book contains a role-play scenario inspired by Bram Stoker's classic novel Dracula. Players play out the main characters from the story, exploring the themes of lust & temptation,... More > immigration & colonialism, sexuality and the role of women in Victorian culture, and in particular the theme of agency. The scenario explores agency - in the sense of free will - against a narrative that begins fixed and linear and becomes open and free as the characters struggle against the will of Dracula. The scenario uses a wide range of meta-techniques and approaches that are explained inside. The book is complete within itself. The scenario is for 2-8 players, ideally 4-6 players and 1 Organiser. Typical play time is 4 hours.< Less
THE EVOLUTION OF ABOLITIONISM By Ena Veronica Lindner Swain
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This groundbreaking volume is an extraordinarily compelling and superbly well-annotated depiction of the birth of the Abolition Movement in North America in one extraordinary community: Germantown... More > and its environs in Southeastern Pennsylvania, from the Colonial Period through the Civil War. The author presents a rich tapestry of vignettes, exhaustively researched, to illustrate the contributions of abolitionists whose agency fueled Abolitionism.< Less
THE EVOLUTION OF ABOLITIONISM By Ena Lindner Swain
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This groundbreaking volume is a compelling and superbly well-annotated depiction of the birth of the Abolition Movement in North America in one extraordinary community: Germantown and its environs in... More > Southeastern Pennsylvania, from the Colonial Period through the Civil War. The author presents a rich tapestry of vignettes, exhaustively researched, to illustrate the contributions of abolitionists whose agency fueled Abolitionism.< Less

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