Cree Narrative Memory: From Treaties To Contemporary Times

Cree Narrative Memory: From Treaties To Contemporary Times EPUB

Cree Narrative Memory: From Treaties To Contemporary Times
Neal McLeod examines the history of the nehiyawak (Cree People) of western Canada from the massive upheavals of the 1870s and the reserve period to the vibrant cultural and political rebirth of contemporary times. Central to the text are the narratives of McLeods family, which give first hand examples of the tenacity and resiliency of the human spirit while providing a ru

The Sari Shop EPUB

The Sari Shop
Ramchand, a tired shop assistant in Sevak Sari House in Amritsar, spends his days patiently showing yards of fabric to the women of status families and to the giggling girls who dream of dressing up in silk but can only afford cotton. When Ramchand is sent to show his wares to a wealthy family preparing for their daughters wedding, he is jolted out of the rhythm of his

The Gentleman from San Francisco and Other Stories EPUB

The Gentleman from San Francisco and Other Stories
Ivan Bunin was the first Russian writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was noted for the strict artistry with which he carried on the classical Russian traditions in the writing of prose and poetry. The texture of his poems and stories, sometimes referred to as Bunin brocade, is considered to be one of the richest in the language.This 1922 Hogarth press editio

Saving Israel EPUB

Saving Israel
Is Israel worth saving, and if so, how do we secure its future?The Jewish State must end, say its enemies, from intellectuals like Tony Judt to hate-filled demagogues like Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Even average Israelis are wondering if they wouldnt be better off somewhere else and whether they ought to persevere. Daniel Gordis is confident his fellow Jews can renew their fait

Canada Year by Year EPUB

Canada Year by Year
Award-winning author Elizabeth MacLeods year-by-year tour of Canadas fascinating history highlights a single milestone for every year from the countrys founding in 1867 up to its 150th anniversary in 2017. Divided into ten distinct eras, coverage ranges from politics, sports, business and arts and culture, and includes significant events both at home and in world affai

Global Shadows: Africa in the Neoliberal World Order EPUB

Global Shadows: Africa in the Neoliberal World Order
Both on the continent and off, “Africa” is spoken of in terms of crisis: as a place of failure and seemingly insurmountable problems, as a moral challenge to the international community. What, though, is really at stake in discussions about Africa, its problems, and its place in the world? And what should be the response of those scholars who have sought to understand not

Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales EPUB

Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales
In the tradition of Hamiltons The People Could Fly and In the Beginning, a dramatic new collection of 25 compelling tales from the female African American storytelling tradition. Each story focuses on the role of women--both real and fantastic--and their particular strengths, joys and sorrows. Full-color illustrations.

The Death of Artemio Cruz EPUB

The Death of Artemio Cruz
Hailed as a masterpiece since its publication in 1962, The Death of Artemio Cruz is Carlos Fuentess haunting voyage into the soul of modern Mexico. Its acknowledged place in Latin American fiction and its appeal to a fresh generation of readers have warranted this new translation by Alfred Mac Adam, translator (with the author) of Fuentess Christopher Unborn.As in all hi

Ghosts EPUB

Ghosts
On a building site of a new, luxury apartment building, visitors looked up at the strange, irregular form of the water tank that crowned the edifice, and the big parabolic dish that would supply television images to all the floors. On the edge of the dish, a sharp metallic edge on which no bird would have dared to perch, three completely naked men were sitting, with their

The Irony Tower: Soviet Artists in a Time of Glasnost EPUB

The Irony Tower: Soviet Artists in a Time of Glasnost
Sotheby’s auction of avant-garde Soviet art, held in Moscow in 1988, introduced to the West a generation of painters and sculptors who for years had been unable to exhibit their works in public.Solomon, who covered the auction for a British magazine, offers an intimate, thoughtful glimpse of Moscow’s and Leningrad’s artistic vanguards, walking on ice in the unpredictable t

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