Download Colossus by D. F. Jones PDF

By D. F. Jones

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Download Down and Out, on the Road: The Homeless in American History by Kenneth L. Kusmer PDF

By Kenneth L. Kusmer

Overlaying the full interval from the colonial period to the past due 20th century, this e-book is the 1st scholarly background of the homeless in the United States. Drawing on resources that come with files of charitable companies, sociological experiences, and various memoirs of previously homeless individuals, Kusmer demonstrates that the homeless were an important presence at the American scene for over 200 years. He probes the heritage of homelessness from a number of angles, exhibiting why humans develop into homeless; how charities and public experts handled this social challenge; and the varied ways that diversified classification, ethnic, and racial teams perceived and answered to homelessness. Kusmer demonstrates that, regardless of the typical conception of the homeless as a deviant crew, they've got constantly had a lot in universal with the typical American.Focusing at the thousands who suffered downward mobility, Down and Out, at the street offers a special view of the evolution of yankee society and increases annoying questions on the repeated failure to stand and remedy the matter of homelessness.

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Download TheoPhostic Counseling: Divine Revelation or PsychoHeresy? by Martin Bobgan PDF

By Martin Bobgan

The Bobgans reveal that TheoPhostic counseling is the results of many existent mental treatments, together with psychoanalytic, Eye flow Desinsitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and cognitive-behavioral cures. additionally they express that it contains harmful components from the interior therapeutic flow, corresponding to guided imagery, visualization, and hypnosis. They current their matters approximately this kind of counseling and concluded that it originated from the perverted knowledge of fellows instead of from the brain of God.

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Download Ambient Assisted Living: 4. AAL-Kongress 2011, Berlin, by Manfred Wojciechowski, Helmut Ristok, Wolfgang Brandes, PDF

By Manfred Wojciechowski, Helmut Ristok, Wolfgang Brandes, Bernd Lange, Günter Baumgarten (auth.), Reiner Wichert, Birgid Eberhardt (eds.)

In this publication, 22 authors talk about improvement of Ambient Assisted dwelling. It provides new technological advancements which help the autonomy and independence of people with targeted wishes. because the technological innovation increases additionally social matters, the booklet addresses micro and macro comparatively cheap points of assistive platforms and places an extra emphasis at the moral and criminal dialogue. The presentation is supported through genuine global examples and applications.

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Download Pontiac's War: Its Causes, Course and Consequences by Richard Middleton PDF

By Richard Middleton

Pontiac’s warfare: Its reasons, direction, and outcome, 1763-1765 is a compelling retelling of 1 of the main pivotal issues in American colonial historical past, within which the local peoples staged probably the most winning campaigns in 3 centuries of ecu touch. together with his balanced research of the association and execution of this significant clash, Middleton sheds mild at the army stream that pressured the British imperial forces to reinstate international relations to continue their authority over the quarter. Spotlighting the local American point of view, Pontiac’s struggle provides a cautious, enticing account of the way very with regards to luck these local American forces actually got here.

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Download The Gods of Prophetstown: The Battle of Tippecanoe and the by Adam Jortner PDF

By Adam Jortner

It all started with an eclipse. In 1806, the Shawnee chief Tenskwatawa ("The Open Door") declared himself to be in direct touch with the grasp of existence, and accordingly, the ideally suited non secular authority for all local americans. those that disbelieved him, he warned, "would see darkness come over the sun." William Henry Harrison, governor of the Indiana Territory and destiny American president, scoffed at Tenskwatawa. If he used to be really a prophet, Harrison taunted, permit him practice a miracle. And Tenskwatawa did simply that, making the solar move darkish at noon. within the Gods of Prophetstown, Adam Jortner presents a gripping account of the clash among Tenskwatawa and Harrison, who eventually collided in 1811 at a spot known as Tippecanoe. even though principally forgotten this day, their competition made up our minds the way forward for westward enlargement and formed the struggle of 1812. Jortner weaves jointly twin biographies of the opposing leaders. within the 5 years among the eclipse and the conflict, Tenskwatawa used his non secular management to forge a political pseudo-state along with his brother Tecumseh. Harrison, in the meantime, equipped an influence base in Indiana, rigging elections and maneuvering for greater place. Rejecting acquired knowledge, Jortner sees not anything as preordained-Native americans weren't inexorably falling towards dispossession and destruction. Deeply rooting his account in a new release of scholarship that has revolutionized Indian historical past, Jortner areas the spiritual measurement of the fight on the fore, recreating the non secular landscapes trod by way of both sides. The climactic conflict, he writes, was once as a lot a conflict of gods as of men.Written with profound perception and narrative verve, The Gods of Prophetstown recaptures a forgotten turning aspect in American heritage in time for the 2 hundredth anniversary of the conflict of Tippecanoe.

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Download Without Quarter: The Wichita Expedition and the Fight on by William Y. Chalfant PDF

By William Y. Chalfant

With no sector is the tale of the 1st significant U.S. military day trip opposed to the Comanches among the Mexican and Civil wars. past due in 1858, less than the management of Captain (Brevet significant) Earl Van Dorn, devices of the second one Cavalry marched north shape castle Belknap, Texas, and confirmed a brief publish, Camp Radziminski, on the southwest fringe of the Wichita Mountains. Scouring the rustic north, east, and west looking for Comanches, the Wichita day trip triggered significant engagements, referred to as the conflict on the Wichita Village and the conflict of Crooked Creek. in the course of the latter struggle, the warriors killed or captured all of the population of a Comanche village.William Y. Chalfant provides an in depth account of the day trip, first surroundings the old context, then tracing occasions to the climax at Crooked Creek on may well thirteen, 1859.

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