For the Love of Freedom

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Author: D. J. Vallone

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595226183

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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The foundations of American freedom are shaken in this story about politics and journalism in Michigan.Chip Halick, a journalist on the political beat, discovers secrets about the popular governor that can potentially destroy his reputation, and put his "New Freedom" agenda at risk. Faced with the possibility of having his past indiscretions detailed in the newspaper, the governor launches an attack in a manner completely contradictory to his public image and platform. Having made a career out of championing the cause of freedom, he is suddenly snared in a trap of his own making.In the conflict that ensues, the governor exercises both legal and political means to suppress the truth about his past. Armed with the power of the press, Chip nonetheless recognizes that his freedom to publish salacious news comes with a cost-his professional reputation.Set in the Michigan capital, with a backdrop of the lush and beautiful season of harvest, "For the Love of Freedom" is a dramatic struggle to untangle a web of politics, ambition, manipulation, religious mores, ethics, laws, constitutional intent, and rhetorical sway.

Love of Freedom

Black Women in Colonial and Revolutionary New England

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Author: Catherine Adams,Elizabeth H. Pleck

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199779833

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

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They baked New England's Thanksgiving pies, preached their faith to crowds of worshippers, spied for the patriots during the Revolution, wrote that human bondage was a sin, and demanded reparations for slavery. Black women in colonial and revolutionary New England sought not only legal emancipation from slavery but defined freedom more broadly to include spiritual, familial, and economic dimensions. Hidden behind the banner of achieving freedom was the assumption that freedom meant affirming black manhood The struggle for freedom in New England was different for men than for women. Black men in colonial and revolutionary New England were struggling for freedom from slavery and for the right to patriarchal control of their own families. Women had more complicated desires, seeking protection and support in a male headed household while also wanting personal liberty. Eventually women who were former slaves began to fight for dignity and respect for womanhood and access to schooling for black children.

For the Love of Freedom

Poems

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Author: Leonard A. Slade

Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press

ISBN: 9780773434424

Category: Poetry

Page: 51

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A selection of poems reflecting family, culture, place, racial pride, social problems, love, nature, and spirit.

For the Love of Freedom

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Author: Maria Johs

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1587212765

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 112

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Very few books have been written about the 100 million or more human lives that have been lost around the planet since the inception of Communism-Marxism-Leninism (and its Gulags) in 1917. With the notable exceptions of Velikovsky's "We" (1920's), Orwell's "1984" and Huxley's "Brave New World" all fiction only a handful of Czech and Cuban works have expounded the eyewitness realities of the hell that is totalitarianism, among them Milan Kundera's "The Unbearable Lightness of Being"; Vaculik's "A Cup of Coffee with my Interrogator", and Armando Valladares' "Against All Hope."Bohdan Wytwycky's "The Other Holocaust" and Miron Dolot's "Execution Through Hunger" also shed a much needed light on the barbaric and oft-forgotten, heinous crimes committed under Lenin, Stalin, (who could easily be accredited with 40 million or more deaths, just Russians and Ukrainians alone), Mao Ze Dong (50 million), Pol Pot (2 million), Fidel Castro (100,000 or more).Collectively, ten times more millions than Hitler's several million gays, Gypsies, Jews and Baltic and Slavic peoples.Along with Romania, Cuba and Czecho slovakia were the most brutal and repressive societies (Cuba is still on the very top of the list), and this book vividly documents the cloak-and-dagger, conspiratorial nature of communism while at the same time detailing the length to which the "dissidence" and basic survival instinct will go to escape the firing squad or the country at any cost.Albert De Leon's book takes us into the private life of two of his closest friends and the fear, the humiliation, the psychological torture and constant harassment to which they and 25 million Czechs and Slovaks suffered since 1948 and 11 million Cubans are still subjected to.For both Alexei and Gregorio, the only option was to escape a well-planned escape.

For the Love of Freedom

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Author: Lill-Ann Chepstow-Lusty

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781320685870

Category:

Page: N.A

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A Recap of the Bicentenary of the Norwegian Constitution 2014 Exhibition, For the Love of Freedom

A Poet Sings of Freedom, Love and Life.

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Author: James P. Wooten, Ph.D.

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 145675761X

Category: Poetry

Page: 148

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The book looks at three major aspects of life in America and of life period. It give us an on-site view of race relations in the United States during a very tumultuous time. But it's not just about race relations, it's also about love, it's about life, ...it's about people like you and I.

Sacrifices for Love and Freedom

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Author: Dwight A. Spencer

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1462812406

Category: Fiction

Page: 235

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She was leaving her home behind thousands of miles to start a new adventure. An oppurtunity to experience the differences of a culture other than her own, all while gaining a higher education. He was intrigued by this newcomer in his circle of friends. Through each others families they would be subject to different views, ideals and ways of thinking. Together they would find strong emotions that drew them closer, more than they ever could have expected. The world would forever change in a single day. With it each individual changed, leaving some to struggle within themselves altering their relationships. The same differences that drew them toghether now pulled them apart. The world needed to be put on a path of healing and harmony. But it would be a long hard fought battle and sacrifices needed to be made. Could their love be strong enough to survive or would it be just another sacrifice in ridding the world of its dark days ahead.

Love of Two Lands

The Pursuit of Freedom in Iran

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Author: Habib Eslami

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781451576856

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 312

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As a tribute to my late father, my teachers, and all who have had a positive impact on my life, I have written this blend of stories and anecdotes about my life experiences in both Iran and America. The voices of the young and tireless freedom fighters of Iran give me the inspiration to share my own tales as well as the stories of those whose lives have touched mine. Political unrest, struggles for freedom, diverse culture, devout people, and ancient Iranian history give Love of Two Lands a unique flavor while conveying the message of appreciation and hope for democracy.

Love and Freedom

How One Day Can Change Your Life Forever

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Author: Gerard Meerstadt

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1425119719

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 163

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Twins get lost in a world of fear and suppression. They must find the key to get out. When they discover the secret to escape, it changes their lives forever.

Between Love and Freedom

The Revolutionary in the Hindi Novel

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Author: Nikhil Govind

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317559762

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 200

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Between Love and Freedom interprets the figure of the revolutionary in the Hindi novel by establishing its lineage in representative Bengali novels, as well as in the contending moralities of Mahatma Gandhi and Bhagat Singh on the idea of violence. It reveals how conventional social realism and emergent modernist modes were brought together in the novelistic tradition by extending the political ideal of anti-colonial revolution into domains of sexual desire and subjective expression, especially in the works of Agyeya, Jainendra, and Yashpal. This work will deeply interest scholars and students of literature, modern Indian history, Hindi, and political science.

Sacred Surfer, Eternal Wave

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Author: Pee Chan

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1442951710

Category: Psychology

Page: 152

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Our daily routine of sleeping and working can be transformed into a magical unfolding of life's mystery...This is not a scholarly book. It is a commentary on the experience of life at its coalface. This book is written for the general public as well as seekers of truth and lovers of freedom. It should speak for itself and I happen to be the spokesperson. --- Introduction by Dr. Pee Tek Chan

Love and Freedom

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Author: Rosemary Kavan

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571310605

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 286

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Originally published in 1985, four years after its author's untimely death, Love and Freedom is the unforgettable story of Rosemary Kavan, an Englishwoman whose marriage to a Czech led her to experience life in post-war Prague, from early optimistic years, through the nightmare of the Stalinist purges, up to the 'Prague Spring' and its aftermath. Her husband Pavel, a devoted communist, fell victim to the show-trials of the early 1950s and spent years in prison, dying soon after his release. Branded 'a traitor's wife', Rosemary struggled to support herself and her two sons. In the mid-1960s she became involved in the student reform movement, but the Russian invasion of 1968 came as a further cataclysm. 'An outstanding memoir.' George Steiner 'The story of a tragic disillusionment, political and personal, told with invincible humour.' Graham Greene 'The overwhelming impression left by this book is one of warmth, true comradeship, courage and hope.' Timothy Garton Ash

Love and Freedom

Professional Women and the Reshaping of Personal Life

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Author: Alison Mackinnon

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521497619

Category: History

Page: 298

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Can the educated women of the 1990s have both a career and a fulfilling personal life? This book traces the history of women's responses to changes in education, employment, reproductive science and law since the 1890s. Increased work and education opportunities and knowledge of contraception meant choice about when, and indeed whether, to marry and have children. The author utilizes social and government history, autobiography and statistical analysis. This incisive interdisciplinary book will find broad appeal.

Life’S Quest for Love and Freedom

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Author: Allan Moore

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1504305205

Category: Self-Help

Page: 130

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In life, we are all seekers on a perpetual search for love and freedom. Still, as hard as we try, sometimes the things we want most seem to be the most elusive. In a thought-provoking guide to finding love and freedom, life coach Allan Moore relies on personal experiences, ancient philosophies, and intuitive-based wisdom to help others understand and sustain love with freedom. While leading others on a spiritual journey to gain answers, Moore introduces the concept of self, reveals the source of love, explores the law of attraction, defines personal traits that can lead to failure or success, and offers suggestions on how to gain observational awareness through journaling, mindfulness, and self-reflection. Through gentle encouragement, Moore helps all of us understand that above all, love is who we really are as unique beings existing within a vast universe. Lifes Quest for Love and Freedom intertwines anecdotes with practical advice and introspective ideas that lead others down a contemplative path to attain a better life.