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.

Hearts and minds

the story of the women of Nottinghamshire in the Miners' Strike, 1984-1985

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Author: Joan Witham

Publisher: Left Bank Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 217

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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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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.

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.

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Self-Esteem And The Schooling Of Girls

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Author: Jane Kenway,Sue Willis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135387044

Category: Education

Page: 205

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

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.

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.

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: 9780822338413

Category: History

Page: 538

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The story of the dramatic struggle to define collective memory in Chile during the violent, repressive dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.

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.

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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

A People's History of Counterinsurgency

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Author: Hannah Gurman

Publisher: The New Press

ISBN: 1595588434

Category: History

Page: 304

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The first book of its kind, Hearts and Minds is a scathing response to the grand narrative of U.S. counterinsurgency, in which warfare is defined not by military might alone but by winning the "hearts and minds" of civilians. Dormant as a tactic since the days of the Vietnam War, in 2006 the U.S. Army drafted a new field manual heralding the resurrection of counterinsurgency as a primary military engagement strategy; counterinsurgency campaigns followed in Iraq and Afghanistan, despite the fact that counterinsurgency had utterly failed to account for the actual lived experiences of the people whose hearts and minds America had sought to win. Drawing on leading thinkers in the field and using key examples from Malaya, the Philippines, Vietnam, El Salvador, Iraq, and Afghanistan, Hearts and Minds brings a long-overdue focus on the many civilians caught up in these conflicts. Both urgent and timely, this important book challenges the idea of a neat divide between insurgents and the populations from which they emerge—and should be required reading for anyone engaged in the most important contemporary debates over U.S. military policy.

Hearts and Minds

Irish Culture and Society Under the Act of Union

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Author: Bruce Stewart

Publisher: Colin Smythe Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 348

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The Princess Grace Irish Library's 2000 symposium brought together Irish critics and historians to assess the state of culture and society in the 'long nineteenth century' -- 1800-1922 -- during which the Act of Union defined the form of government and representation in Ireland as well as, to a great extent, the forms of opposition. Besides investigating the nature of the Union -- its strengths and weaknesses, its character and progress -- this bicentenary collection considers questions of private conscience and popular consciousness, language and iconography, science and evangelism, Diaspora and disempowerment, terro and consent, memory and amnesia, separation and adherence in the connected spheres of society, politics and culture. It is the thirteenth publication in the Princess Grace Irish Library Literary series.

HEARTS AND MINDS

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Author: William Friedman

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1499064098

Category: Poetry

Page: 100

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For this anthology of poetry, I would especially like to thank, first of all and most of all, my fiancé of a dozen years, Ms. Kristin Neal. Without her impenetrable help and care, I would never recognize the myriad benefits that love inspires in me, in this kind of blank verse. I would also like to acknowledge the support of Mrs. Maguy Joseph, who was my companion in Paris for the past six years. For many years, I have struggled to fill pages of prose, such as many notebooks. I never dared back then to compose any poetry. Significantly, I awoke one day and found (to my surprise) a penchant for rime; albeit blank verse. From many lines, I have consolidated these thoughts into a book of verse, about: holidays; Starbucks; war; love; black issues; and many others. (This is even a sampling.) Thank you to my readership for experiencing this with me. Sincerely, William H Friedman.

Hearts and Minds

How Our Brains Are Hardwired for Relationships

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Author: Thomas David Kehoe

Publisher: Casa Futura Technologies

ISBN: 096571814X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 220

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Mammals raising their young evolved brains hardwired for emotional relationships. Around this mammalian core, humans evolved a new, larger brain for abstract thinking. Too often our abstract thinking gets in the way of emotionally connecting with other people. Hearts and Minds shows you how to improve your relationships by integrating these different brain systems. Plus, you'll find: The best places to meet single men and women (page 93). How young men and women fall in love with mirrors of themselves (page 74), when mature men and women love their real partners, including accepting their faults (page 83). How switching gender roles moves dating into a committed relationship (page 139). How to use conflicts to strengthen a relationship (page 146).

Hearts and Minds

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Author: Rosy Thornton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755377028

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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St Radegund's College, Cambridge, which admits only women students, breaks with one hundred and sixty years of tradition by appointing a man, former BBC executive James Rycarte, as its new Head of House. As Rycarte fights to win over the Fellowship in the face of opposition from a group of feminist dons, the Senior Tutor, Dr Martha Pearce, faces her own battles: an academic career in stagnation, a depressed teenage daughter and a marriage which may be foundering. Meanwhile, the college library is susbiding into the fen mud and the students are holding a competition to see who can 'get a snog off the Dean'. The question on everyone’s lips is how long will Rycarte survive at St Radegunds without someone’s help?

Hearts & Minds

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Author: Mark Bles

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444784625

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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Malaya, 1948. In the heart of the jungle a band of Chinese communists are grouping together, mounting a series of raids and murders on isolated villages and rubber plantations. In Kuala Lumpur Edward Fairfax, a para seconded to Intelligence, is preparing to outwit the elusive enemy. The hostile territory is rife with dangers and seductions from Edward's arch-enemy Ho Peng, to enigmatic Liya, the beautiful girl whom he recruits as a source of information. As the threat of insurgency mounts and a State of Emergency is declared, Edward is plunged into a brutal jungle war which will test his courage, cunning and endurance - as well as the hearts and minds of the people - to their limits. The risks have never been greater...

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.