Selected Writings of Victoria Woodhull: Suffrage, Free Love, by Victoria C. Woodhull,Cari M. Carpenter PDF

By Victoria C. Woodhull,Cari M. Carpenter

ISBN-10: 0803216475

ISBN-13: 9780803216471

ISBN-10: 080322995X

ISBN-13: 9780803229952

Suffragist, lecturer, eugenicist, businesswoman, unfastened lover, and the 1st lady to run for president of the USA, Victoria C. Woodhull (1838–1927) has been all yet forgotten as a number one nineteenth-century feminist author and radical. Selected Writings of Victoria Woodhull is the 1st multigenre, multisubject selection of her fabrics, giving modern audiences a glimpse into the novel perspectives of this nineteenth-century girl who encouraged unfastened love among consensual adults and who used to be categorised “Mrs. devil” by means of cartoonist Thomas Nast. Woodhull’s texts exhibit the a number of conflicting elements of this influential girl, who has been portrayed long ago as both a disreputable determine or a courageous pioneer.
This number of letters, speeches, essays, and articles elucidate a few of the lesser-known pursuits and concepts of the 19th century. It additionally highlights, via Woodhull’s correspondence with fellow suffragist Lucretia Mott, tensions in the suffragist circulation and demonstrates the altering political surroundings and position of ladies in enterprise and politics within the past due 19th century.
With a finished advent contextualizing Woodhull’s most vital writing, this assortment offers a transparent lens by which to view overdue nineteenth-century suffragism, exertions reform, reproductive rights, sexual politics, and spiritualism.

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American Scriptures: An Anthology of Sacred Writings by Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp PDF

By Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp

ISBN-10: 0143106198

ISBN-13: 9780143106197

A groundbreaking selection of sacred Christian writings of yank foundation from Mormons, Shakers, Christian Scientists, and others.

"Scripture" is any paintings within which the authors, translators, editors, or discoverers all declare to have obtained knowledge from a resource outdoors themselves, be it revelation, enlightened philosophy, or historical archive. For the 1st time in one quantity, American Scriptures gathers fifteen of those texts from spiritual hobbies with origins within the usa. Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp's concise unmarried quantity will enlighten not just readers attracted to the old and spiritual points of the scriptural texts, but in addition these whose curiosity has been piqued by means of such bestsellers as Angels and Demons and The Da Vinci Code.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more suitable via introductions and notes by means of exclusive students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations through award-winning translators.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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Volker Lorenz's Male bonding in David Rabe’s "Hurlyburly" PDF

By Volker Lorenz

ISBN-10: 3638954749

ISBN-13: 9783638954747

Seminar paper from the yr 2006 within the topic American reviews - Literature, grade: 1,0, (Institut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik), direction: The drawback of Masculinity - the yank Drama of the Nineteen Sixties to Nineteen Eighties, 12 entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: Rabe’s play is determined in a Hollywood Hills apartment shared via the characters Eddie and Mickey, where in their conferences with their associates Phil and Artie in addition to with the feminine characters. all of the 4 males has to discover how one can meet the required requisites of Hollywood company, and to deal with the exigencies of human conversation to which they're unaccustomed – in brief: to house life.

The effect of this play lies in emotional and verbal aggression: the cathartic surprise wanted by means of Artaud’s ‘theatre of cruelty’ is reached by means of the over the top use of deterioration and obscenities.

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Download PDF by Mark Elliott,John David Smith: Undaunted Radical: The Selected Writings and Speeches of

By Mark Elliott,John David Smith

ISBN-10: 0807135933

ISBN-13: 9780807135938

a number one proponent of racial equality within the usa through the moment 1/2 the 19th century, Albion W. Tourgée (1838-1905) served because the such a lot articulate spokesman of the unconventional wing of the Republican social gathering, and he endured to recommend for its egalitarian beliefs lengthy after Reconstruction ended. Undaunted Radical provides Tourgée's most vital letters, speeches, and essays from the graduation of Radical Reconstruction in the course of the bleak days of the period of Jim Crow.

An Ohioan by means of delivery, Tourgée served within the Union military and afterwards moved to North Carolina, the place he helped draft the 1868 kingdom structure. inside that and different files he proposed loose public schooling, the abolition of whipping posts, the tip of estate skills for jury responsibility and place of work retaining, and the initiation of judicial reform and uniform taxation. Tourgée additionally served as a Republican-installed more suitable courtroom pass judgement on, a place that introduced him into expanding clash with the Ku Klux Klan. In 1879, he released A Fool's Errand, a bestselling novel in accordance with his Reconstruction reviews. even if now frequently missed, Tourgée in his lifetime provided a renowned voice of cause amid the segregation, disenfranchisement, lynching, racial propaganda, and mythologies approximately African american citizens that haunted Reconstruction-era society and Gilded Age politics.

These thirty-four files problematic the reformer's reviews at the Reconstruction Amendments, his generation's racial and monetary theories, the cultural politics of North-South reconciliation, the ethics of company capitalism, the Social Gospel stream, and the philosophical underpinnings of yankee democratic citizenship. Mark Elliott and John David Smith, one of the premier specialists on Tourgée, have introduced those writings, together with the formerly unpublished oral arguments Tourgée brought ahead of the U.S. perfect courtroom as Homer Plessy's lead legal professional in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), jointly in a single quantity.
The ebook additionally contains an introductory evaluation of Tourgée's existence and an exhaustive bibliography of Tourgée's writings and similar works, offering an important assortment for somebody learning Reconstruction and the early civil rights movement.

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Get The War I Survived Was Vietnam: Collected Writings of a PDF

By Michael Uhl

ISBN-10: 1476666148

ISBN-13: 9781476666143

This singular choice of articles, essays, poems, feedback and private reminiscences via a Vietnam veteran records the author’s reflections at the conflict, from his wrestle reports to his exploration of yank veteran id to his struggles with PTSD. His occupation as an suggest for the welfare of GIs and veterans uncovered to harmful radiation and herbicides is roofed. a number of items take care of how the Vietnam event is being archived by means of students for old interpretation. those gathered works function a learn of the way wars are remembered and written approximately through surviving veterans.

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Der Einfluss der amerikanischen kulturellen Ideologien auf by Bernhard Güntner PDF

By Bernhard Güntner

ISBN-10: 3656446822

ISBN-13: 9783656446828

Diplomarbeit aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich Amerikanistik - Sonstiges, be aware: 1,0, Universität Passau, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die besondere Umstrittenheit der Gesundheitsreform in den Vereinigten Staaten ergibt sich aus der Verbindung des Themenkomplexes mit bestimmten amerikanischen kulturellen Ideo-logien. Die Debatte um die Reform wird nicht nur vor dem Hintergrund von rationalen und wirtschaftlichen Gesichtspunkten geführt, sondern berührt einen gesamten Wertekanon, welcher der amerikanischen Mentalität zu Grunde liegt.
In der folgenden Arbeit wird der Frage nachgegangen, inwiefern spezifisch amerikanische Ideologien die Entwicklung des U.S.-Gesundheitssystems beeinflusst haben. Dabei stehen vor allem die Reformversuche der Präsidenten Lyndon B. Johnson, invoice Clinton und Barack Obama zur Ausweitung des Versicherungsschutzes im Fokus. Für diese examine werden zunächst die Ideologien des Liberalismus, des amerikanischen Exzeptionalismus, des Individualismus sowie des „American Dream“ aus kulturwissenschaftlicher Perspektive in ihrer Bedeutung und historischen Entwicklung dargestellt. Im Folgenden werden die Reformversuche betrachtet. Dabei wird jeweils zunächst ein Überblick über die Entwicklungen und den bisherigen Stand des Gesundheitswesens bei Beginn der Reformvorhaben gegeben. Daran schließt sich eine Untersuchung der politischen und wirtschaftlichen Umstände im Hinblick auf die Veränderungen des Versicherungssystems an. Im nächsten Schritt werden die Ausgestaltung und die Auswirkungen des jeweiligen Reformplans auf das Gesundheitswesen erläutert. Vor diesen Hintergründen erfolgt danach eine Darstellung des Einflusses der amerikanischen Ideologien auf die Verhandlungen und die Ergebnisse der behandelten Reformpläne. Dies geschieht durch eine Betrachtung der Rhetorik der Reformgegner und -befürworter sowie der Besonderheiten in der Beschaffenheit der Pläne. Anschließend werden die Reformen auf sich zeigende Konstanten und Unterschiede verglichen, wobei auf der foundation der amerikanischen Ideologien auf die place der demokratischen und republikanischen Parteien, die wirtschaftlichen und politischen Umstände sowie die Ausnahmestellung der united states im internationalen Vergleich im Bereich des Gesundheitswesens eingegangen wird.

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Die Rolle der Frau im Amerika des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts - download pdf or read online

By Martin Weishaupt

ISBN-10: 3640400569

ISBN-13: 9783640400560

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich Amerikanistik - Literatur, observe: 2,0, Universität Augsburg, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: [...] Auf den folgenden Seiten soll additionally untersucht werden, ob sich Mary Jemison während ihrer Zeit bei den Indianern diesen wirklich nicht sozial und kulturell angepasst hat.

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The Pennsylvania German English - the Language of the - download pdf or read online

By Kirsten Vera van Rhee

ISBN-10: 3656001383

ISBN-13: 9783656001386

Seminar paper from the yr 1993 within the topic American reports - Linguistics, grade: 1,7, Johannes Gutenberg collage Mainz (Englische Philologie), path: forms of American English, language: English, summary: The lengthy patience of Pennsylvania German English for almost
two centuries in an English-speaking territory which was once settled
by English, Scotch-Irish and Welsh as early as by means of Germans , obviously led to a undeniable touch among English and
German language that encouraged either, the widely spoken English and the categorical dialect formation that languages borrowed from
each other.

This paper is an try and exhibit in how a long way this language
contact has prompted mutual language borrowings, that have been on no account constrained to vocabulary goods but additionally prolonged to phonological and syntactic good points, having in addition influential results on intonational patterns.

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Download e-book for kindle: Family portrayals in "A Ballad Of Remembrance" - How Robert by Wiebke Formann

By Wiebke Formann

ISBN-10: 3638838005

ISBN-13: 9783638838009

Seminar paper from the yr 2006 within the topic American stories - Literature, grade: 1,0, Ernst Moritz Arndt college of Greifswald, path: American Poetry, sixteen entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: Poets are artists and accordingly very inventive humans. yet their inventive school doesn't - often - conjure out of not anything. Poets are inspired via many alternative issues. just about all lyricists identify another individuals in their artwork who without delay or in a roundabout way made an influence on their own paintings - who they used as a type of an idol or who even aroused their curiosity in poetry. Robert Hayden is not any exception. He admits to be prompted by means of poets similar to Keats , Byron, Carl Sandburg, Countee Cullen and extra.

Naturally poets also are stimulated through their atmosphere, specifically nature, panorama, background and naturally by means of humans, particularly by means of family and friends contributors. For Hayden, and doubtless just about all different poets, poems function a way of coming to phrases with specific events. Robert Hayden’s upraising was once no longer precisely ordinary; his mom and dad separated quickly after his beginning and he used to be stated by means of terrible foster-parents. He states that the “greatest discouragement” have been the conditions he lived in: His family members neither had funds nor schooling; on the age of 40 he needed to discover that his foster-parents had by no means officially followed him and the worst factor have been the “conflicts, the quarrelling, the tensions that saved us as a rule at the fringe of a few shrill family calamity.” (Both McCluskey 138)

This time period paper goals at illustrating how Robert Hayden – in his poems - coped together with his family members history and his place among the folk who enjoyed him and who struggled approximately being enjoyed so much in flip. to totally comprehend the feelings of Robert Hayden and his angle in the direction of his foster-parents and his mom i'll – within the first bankruptcy - supply an outline of his early life and his courting among him and his ordinary mom and dad and foster mom and dad.

I selected to be aware of 3 poems; from the gathering A Ballad of Remembrance simply because they emerged at some degree in Hayden’s existence the place he felt he had to bear in mind to his prior and in addition to those poems illustrate a portrayal of his foster mom and dad. within the moment bankruptcy i'll current an outline of his foster father and mother at the foundation of data taken from those poems.
The 3rd bankruptcy will, at the foundation of the 3rd poem ‘Names’, illustrate Robert Hayden’s exact trouble which emerged from his discovery that he had now not been followed legally.

Finally i'll assessment the knowledge won from chapters one to 3 and current a precis of ways Robert Hayden coped together with his maximum discouragement.

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Migration in die USA. Ist der amerikanische Traum - download pdf or read online

By Tim Thölken

ISBN-10: 3668346194

ISBN-13: 9783668346192

Facharbeit (Schule) aus dem Jahr 2016 im Fachbereich Amerikanistik - Kultur und Landeskunde, be aware: 12 Notenpunkte, , Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika sind das viertgrößte und mächtigste Land der Erde, in dem jeder einzelne der 50 Bundesstaaten ein Staat für sich ist. Der erste illegale Einwanderer der united states struggle Christoph Kolumbus im Jahre 1492. Es folgten viele weitere, sodass die united states auch als "nation of immigrants" bezeichnet wird. Unzählige Menschen verlassen ihre Heimat und möchten ihren Lebensmittelpunkt in die united states verlegen und einen Neubeginn anstreben.

Etwas Besonders und auch Verheißungsvolles verbirgt sich hinter den Worten des "American Dreams". Amerika präsentiert sich als ein unsterblicher Mythos und hat bis heute eine große Anziehungskraft auf Abenteurer, Aussteiger oder Personen, die aufgrund politischer oder ökonomischer Probleme ihrer Heimat entfliehen. Die Einwanderungsgesetze der united states sind sehr prägnant und erschweren den Zutritt zum "Land der unbegrenzten Möglichkeiten". fifty four Prozent der Migranten stammen aus Mexiko, allerdings leben ungefähr 22 Prozent von ihnen unlawful in den united states. Sie alle hoffen, in den united states den amerikanischen Traum – vom Tellerwäscher zum Millionär – verwirklichen zu können. Doch ist das das wirklich immer realisierbar oder bleibt dieser Traum ein Traum? Nach Darstellung der politischen Entwicklung der Migration sowie der Gründe für die Migration in den Bestimmungsort united states soll der amerikanische Traum und die Vorstellung "Vom Tellerwäscher zum Millionär" verdeutlicht werden.

Vor dem Hintergrund, dass ein Großteil der unlawful eingereisten Migranten aus Mexiko stammt und sich hier die Problematik der Migration am deutlichsten wiedergespiegelt, wird die illegale Einwanderung einschließlich der Zustände in Mexiko sowie die Gefahren und Erlebnisse der mexikanischen Migranten skizzenhaft thematisiert. Die Lebensgeschichte eines mexikanischen Einwanderers soll die Darlegung komplettieren. Nach Abwägen aller Kriterien wird konstatiert, ob der amerikanische Traum ausgeträumt ist.

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