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Ez az irat Kerekess József nagybátyám gyűjtéséből maradt rám. Már gyerekkorban is sokszor olvastuk, még az is megtörtént,... More > hogy kiloptam a kopott bőröndből a sárga lapokat, és a kamasz pajtásokkal olvastuk a gépelt sorokat a pincében kiépített rejtekhelyünkön. Az 1960-as éveket írjuk. Az tetszett benne, hogy utaznak a szereplők, nem az, hogy háborúznak. Akkor a bezártság volt az alapélmény, egyszerűen nem lehetett legyűrni azt a kínt. Külön érdekes, hogy az orosz emberekről, katonákról nem szörnyűségeket ír, hanem az emberi segítség legszebb példáit hozza. Ez akkor szintén furcsa volt, és hihetetlen. Más volt addigra már a tapasztalat a háborúról, megszállásról, az ideiglenesen itt tartózkodókról. A szövegen nem változtattam semmit, a helyesírást is megtartottuk. Személyesen nem ismertem az emlékirat szerzőjét, a rokonsági fokunk is homályos. A címlapon Hangya-igazgatóként adja meg titulusát. Igaz, nagyszerű ember lehetett, az egész memoárt áthatja a hit, a meggyőződés, a tenni kész hazaszeretet. Kerekes Pál< Less
The Contemporary Problem of Mass Rape
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Sexual assault is used as a tactic of war and genocide because of its consequences for individuals, families, and communities. The physical and emotional impact of individual assaults are magnified... More > when rape is committed on a mass scale, as in Bosnia-Hercegovina, Rwanda, and Darfur. Forced sexual penetration with insemination and impregnation represents a symbolic conquest of the woman by the rapist and by extension the raped woman’s community, family or culture. This symbolic conquest becomes applicable to the whole population as survivors, witnesses, families and communities internalize rape as an assault on their collective identity. Although social welfare is uniquely suited to respond to the problems of rape, the topic of mass rape has been neglected. This book makes a plea for deeper engagement by social welfare and social work scholars and professionals.< Less
Presidents of the United States: Franklin Roosevelt
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Franklin Roosevelt is one of the most famous presidents of the USA. This book explains the following questions: • What is the New Deal? • Are Teddy Roosevelt and Franklin Roosevelt... More > related? • What is the Roosevelt Corollary? • What is the FDR stand for? • And much more... Enjoy reading.< Less
The Classics: Bringing History to Life
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"The Classics: Bringing History to Life" leads the reader inside historical events. History covered includes Early America, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Precursors to European Revolution,... More > Revolution and the Napoleonic Era in Europe. Experience history as it's being made, understanding the events and feeling the emotions as fictionalized and interpreted by the author is a special delight of fictionalized history. The reader is shown how to find and download classic novels from the Internet, building a personal e-book library. Lists of classic novels related to history provide starter titles to search for. Marilyn Ebel, the author, attempts to keep the book current with the latest technology for saving and reading books in the reader's personal e-book library, for example cell phone and tablet readers.< Less
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A snapshot of a key moment in Irelands history, 1913 – 1927, captured through the love letters of a courtship between Michael Gorman and Susan FitzGerald
Joe Kennedy: The Cover-Ups Exposed
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The Round Table at Camelot in the time of the Merovingian King named Arthur has a similar probable use to those created by Cecil Rhodes as part of a plan to bring the world under one organized... More > structure. Old Joe Kennedy was a man who knew his Merovingian roots and all the things we need to make this happen. He also was a very rapacious self-centered power-tripper.< Less
Iwo Jima: The Battle, The Men of 'F' Co., The Memories
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"Iwo Jima: The Battle, The Men of 'F' Co., The Memories" is compiled from the writings of former Marine PFC Rudolph T. Mueller, who has written and produced a quarterly newsletter since... More > 1988 for the men of Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines, 5th Marine Division. Together, from Feb. 19 through March 27, 1945, they fought one of America's most infamous World War II battles. The book - part memoir, part historic record - chronicles not only the battle, but it also contains anecdotal incidents of the Marines' experiences before, during and after, as well as stories about the men and their lives. The book contains numerous World War II photos and lists of helpful Marine-related information.< Less
War Powers in the 21st Century
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Uncertainty over Congress's role in two successive wars - Korea and then Vietnam - led to the passage of the War Powers Resolution in 1973. I think it's fair to say it was significantly a reaction to... More > America's longest war, one that pulled the country apart and left many questions about responsibilities and Presidential decisions. The resolution, which today's witnesses recommend repealing, has been controversial ever since it was enacted over President Nixon's veto. The 1973 resolution represented Congress's best effort to try to clarify and make concrete its role in the decision to go to war. That resolution required that the President consult with Congress prior to, and on a regular basis after, U.S. forces were deployed. More controversially, the law required that the President withdraw our forces within 60 days of their deployment into combat, absent specific congressional authorization or an extension of the deadline by Congress.< Less
Invisible Heads: Surrealists in North America - An Untold Story
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Surrealism in North America has a fractured history, with several arcs of continuity. Here is the story of one collective that evolves in five cities through various groups over four decades. This... More > volume charts its course from 1971 to the present. Included throughout are works by Schlechter Duvall, C. Brooke Rothwell, Ira Cohen, Will Alexander, Alice Farley, Jack Dauben, Mike Kabotie, Richard Waara, Terri Engel, Jon Graham and many more. This history also represents the relationships between younger surrealists in North America with older surrealists such as Clarence John Laughlin, Eugenio Granell, Philip Lamantia, Mario Cesariny, Marie Wilson, Radovan Ivsic and Annie Le Brun. Essential to understanding the fate of surrealism in North America, this history has now found its voice and compass, just beyond the limits set by the past . . . Now in one volume with corrections and new indexes added . . . Enter and leave as you please . . .< Less
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