Hearts And Minds

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Author: Amanda Craig

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748124837

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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Rich or poor, five people, seemingly very different, find their lives in the capital connected in undreamed-of ways. There is Job, the illegal mini-cab driver whose wife in Zimbabwe no longer answers his letters; Ian, the idealistic supply teacher in exile from South Africa; Katie from New York, jilted and miserable as a dogsbody at a political magazine, and fifteen-year-old Anna, trafficked into sexual slavery. Polly Noble, an overworked human rights lawyer, knows better than most how easy it is to fall through the cracks into the abyss. Yet when her au pair, Iryna, disappears, Polly's own needs and beliefs drag her family into a world of danger, deceit and terror. Riveting, humane, engaging, HEARTS AND MINDS is a novel that is both entertaining and prepared to ask the most serious questions about the way we live.

Molding the Hearts and Minds

Education, Communications, and Social Change in Latin America

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Author: John A. Britton

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780842024907

Category: Social Science

Page: 249

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In this work, 17 essays by leading scholars examine how education has influenced the history of Latin America, from the restricted schools of the early 19th century to today's bureaucracy.

Losing Hearts and Minds?

Public Diplomacy and Strategic Influence in the Age of Terror

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Author: Carnes Lord

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275990824

Category: Political Science

Page: 139

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Analyzes the origin and nature of current problems responsible for the troubled state of American public diplomacy, and proposes a comprehensive set of remedies, focusing on necessary organizational changes within U.S. government.

Hearts and Minds

Bodies, Poetry, and Resistance in the Vietnam Era

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Author: Michael Bibby

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 9780813522982

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 250

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The early 1960s to the mid-1970s was one of the most turbulent periods in American history. The U.S. military was engaged in its longest, costliest overseas conflict, while the home front was torn apart by riots, protests, and social activism. In the midst of these upheavals, an underground and countercultural press emerged, giving activists an extraordinary forum for a range of imaginative expressions. Poetry held a prominent place in this alternative media. The poem was widely viewed by activists as an inherently anti-establishment form of free expression, and poets were often in the vanguards of political activism. " ""Hearts and Minds" is the first book-length study of the poems of the Black Liberation, Women's Liberation, and GI Resistance movements during the Vietnam era. Drawing on recent cultural and literary theories, Bibby investigates the significance of images, tropes, and symbols of human bodies in activist poetry. Many key political slogans of the period--"black is beautiful," "off our backs"--foreground the body. Bibby demonstrates that figurations of bodies marked important sites of social and political struggle. Although poetry played such an important role in Vietnam-era activism, literary criticism has largely ignored most of this literature. Bibby recuperates the cultural-historical importance of Vietnam-era activist poetry, highlighting both its relevant contexts and revealing how it engaged political and social struggles that continue to motivate contemporary history. Arguing for the need to read cultural history through these "underground" texts, "Hearts and Minds" offers new grounds for understanding the recent history of American poetry and the role poetry has played as a medium of imaginative political expression.

Educating Hearts and Minds

Reflections on Japanese Preschool and Elementary Education

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Author: Catherine C. Lewis

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521458320

Category: Education

Page: 249

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The question of how children become eager, motivated learners and caring, responsible citizens has perplexed educators around the world. Educating Hearts and Minds, a portrait of Japanese preschool and early elementary education, offers a fresh perspective on these questions. Its thesis--which will surprise many Americans--is that Japanese schools are successful because they meet children's needs for friendship, belonging, and contribution. This book brings to life what actually happens inside Japanese classrooms. In a sharp departure from most previous accounts, this book suggests that Japanese education succeeds because all children--not just the brightest or best-behaved--somehow come to feel like valued members of the school community. Ironically, Japanese teachers credit John Dewey and other progressive Western educators for many of the techniques that make Japanese schools both caring and challenging, but that never caught on in this country. This book brings to Americans the voices of Japanese classroom teachers--voices that are at once deeply consonant with American aspirations and deeply provocative.

Campaigning for Hearts and Minds

How Emotional Appeals in Political Ads Work

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Author: Ted Brader

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226069890

Category: Political Science

Page: 280

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Useful for those wishing to understand how American politics is influenced by advertising, this scientific study examines the effects these emotional appeals in political advertising have on voter decision-making.

Educating Hearts and Minds

A Comprehensive Character Education Framework

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Author: Edward F. DeRoche,Mary M. Williams

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9780761976905

Category: Education

Page: 204

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Merge ideas from character education research with best practices in schools and districts. This second edtion provides an up-to-date and comprehensive framework.

Hearts and Minds

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Author: Jay Taverner

Publisher: Diva Books

ISBN: 9781873741597

Category: Fiction

Page: 291

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Into a far from peaceful English village comes the charismatic actor Mr Brown and his touring company. Lucy, a young black washerwoman, soon finds that Brown is not quite what he seems. But their snatched moments together will not keep her happy for long. As the atmosphere in the poverty-stricken village intensifies, charges of witchcraft and child murder lead to a series of tragedies and close escapes. A gripping eighteenth-century drama from a practised hand at historical fiction. "Hearts and Minds" takes up where Jay Taverner's popular first novel "Rebellion" (Onlywomen, 1997) left off, but is complete in itself.

Partisan Hearts and Minds

Political Parties and the Social Identities of Voters

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Author: Donald P. Green,Bradley Palmquist,Eric Schickler

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300101560

Category: Political Science

Page: 266

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A treatment of party identification, in which three political scientists argue that identification with political parties powerfully determines how citizens look at politics and cast their ballots. They build a case for the continuing theoretical and political significance of partisan identities.

Hearts And Minds

The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote

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Author: Jane Robinson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473540860

Category: History

Page: 400

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_______ 'A history book that should be read by all' - Stylist. Set against the background of the campaign for women to win the vote, this is a story of the ordinary people effecting extraordinary change. 1913: the last long summer before the war. The country is gripped by suffragette fever. These impassioned crusaders have their admirers; some agree with their aims if not their forceful methods, while others are aghast at the thought of giving any female a vote. Meanwhile, hundreds of women are stepping out on to the streets of Britain. They are the suffragists: non-militant campaigners for the vote, on an astonishing six-week protest march they call the Great Pilgrimage. Rich and poor, young and old, they defy convention, risking jobs, family relationships and even their lives to persuade the country to listen to them. Fresh and original, full of vivid detail and moments of high drama, Hearts and Minds is both funny and incredibly moving, important and wonderfully entertaining.

Hearts and Minds

The Common Journey of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre

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Author: Axel Madsen

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504008596

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 314

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A dual biography of the two most influential socio-political moralists of the twentieth century, whose lives were intertwined personally and intellectually for more than forty-six years. Madsen provides an engrossing view of the luminously transparent relationship that was unconventional yet faithful to its ideals.

Hearts and Minds

A Case Study of a "Propaganda" Film

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Author: Steven Firman Fenwick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Hearts and minds

Page: 1236

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Hearts And Minds

Self-Esteem And The Schooling Of Girls

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Author: Jane Kenway,Sue Willis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135387052

Category: Education

Page: 205

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First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Hearts and Minds

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Author: Dayton Ward

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501150146

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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An electrifying thriller from the New York Times bestselling author in the Star Trek: The Next Generation universe. 2031: United States Air Force fighter jets shoot down an unidentified spacecraft and take its crew into custody. Soon, it’s learned that the ship is one of several dispatched across space by an alien species, the Eizand, to search for a new home before their own world becomes uninhabitable. Fearing extraterrestrial invasion, government and military agencies which for more than eighty years have operated in secret swing into action, charged with protecting humanity no matter the cost... 2386: Continuing their exploration of the Odyssean Pass, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Starship Enterprise discover what they at first believe is a previously uncharted world, with a civilization still recovering from the effects of global nuclear war. An astonishing priority message from Starfleet Command warns that there’s more to this planet than meets the eye, and Picard soon realizes that the mysteries of this world may well weave through centuries of undisclosed human history... ™, ®, & © 2016 CBS Studios, Inc. Star Trek and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Teaching Hearts and Minds

College Students Reflect on the Vietnam War in Literature

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Author: Barry M. Kroll

Publisher: SIU Press

ISBN: 9780809317486

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 200

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"This unusual book offers an optimistic perspective on the possibilities for undergraduate education in American universities. It speaks to teachers of writing and literature who are concerned that the classroom be a place where critical thinking is encouraged and to the increasing number of teachers and students whose curriculum includes courses about the Vietnam war."--BOOK JACKET.

Battling for Hearts and Minds

Memory Struggles in Pinochet’s Chile, 1973–1988

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Author: Steve J. Stern

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 0822388545

Category: History

Page: 571

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Battling for Hearts and Minds is the story of the dramatic struggle to define collective memory in Chile during the violent, repressive dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet, from the 1973 military coup in which he seized power through his defeat in a 1988 plebiscite. Steve J. Stern provides a riveting narration of Chile’s political history during this period. At the same time, he analyzes Chileans’ conflicting interpretations of events as they unfolded. Drawing on testimonios, archives, Truth Commission documents, radio addresses, memoirs, and written and oral histories, Stern identifies four distinct perspectives on life and events under the dictatorship. He describes how some Chileans viewed the regime as salvation from ruin by Leftists (the narrative favored by Pinochet’s junta), some as a wound repeatedly reopened by the state, others as an experience of persecution and awakening, and still others as a closed book, a past to be buried and forgotten. In the 1970s, Chilean dissidents were lonely “voices in the wilderness” insisting that state terror and its victims be recognized and remembered. By the 1980s, the dissent had spread, catalyzing a mass movement of individuals who revived public dialogue by taking to the streets, creating alternative media, and demanding democracy and human rights. Despite long odds and discouraging defeats, people of conscience—victims of the dictatorship, priests, youth, women, workers, and others—overcame fear and succeeded in creating truthful public memories of state atrocities. Recounting both their efforts and those of the regime’s supporters to win the battle for Chileans’ hearts and minds, Stern shows how profoundly the struggle to create memories, to tell history, matters. Battling for Hearts and Minds is the second volume in the trilogy The Memory Box of Pinochet’s Chile. The third book will examine Chileans’ efforts to achieve democracy while reckoning with Pinochet’s legacy.

Hearts and minds

a personal chronicle of race in America

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Author: Harry S. Ashmore

Publisher: Seven Locks Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 513

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer documents and analyzes racism and the civil rights movement in America from the period of the Roosevelt administration to the present day

Military Medicine to Win Hearts and Minds

Aid to Civilians in the Vietnam War

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Author: Robert J. Wilensky

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press

ISBN: 9780896725324

Category: History

Page: 207

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American soldiers have provided medical aid to civilians in many wars, and no less in the Vietnam War, where there were more than forty million contacts between U.S. medical personnel and Vietnamese civilians. Robert J. Wilensky, using data derived from extensive archival research as well as his personal experience in Vietnam, shows how medical aid to Vietnamese civilians, at first based simply on good will, became policy. The original Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), by which unit medical teams treated civilians in their area, soon expanded to other acronymically designated programs: the Military Provincial Hospital (later Health) Assistance Program (MILPHAP), the Civilian War Casualty Program (CWCP), and the Provincial Health Assistance Program (PHAP). Although MEDCAP treated many, American doctors were uniformly unhappy about the superficial care they were able to give. Labs, x-ray machines, and surgery were not available at the unit level; follow-up was sketchy or nonexistent. Other programs became so politicized that they were almost ineffective. Coordination with the government of South Vietnam was poor, creating areas that were underserved. Most important, there is no evidence that the good will built by U.S. doctors transferred to South Vietnamese forces. American programs may have emphasized the inability of the Republic of Vietnam to provide basic health care to its own people and may have demonstrated to Vietnamese civilians that foreign soldiers cared more for them than their own troops did. If that is the case, the programs actually did more harm than good in the attempt to win hearts and minds.