That the Blood Stay Pure

African Americans, Native Americans, and the Predicament of Race and Identity in Virginia

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Author: Arica L. Coleman

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253010500

Category: History

Page: 328

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That the Blood Stay Pure traces the history and legacy of the commonwealth of Virginia’s effort to maintain racial purity and its impact on the relations between African Americans and Native Americans. Arica L. Coleman tells the story of Virginia’s racial purity campaign from the perspective of those who were disavowed or expelled from tribal communities due to their affiliation with people of African descent or because their physical attributes linked them to those of African ancestry. Coleman also explores the social consequences of the racial purity ethos for tribal communities that have refused to define Indian identity based on a denial of blackness. This rich interdisciplinary history, which includes contemporary case studies, addresses a neglected aspect of America’s long struggle with race and identity.

Dustlands - Die Entführung

Roman

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Author: Moira Young

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104020353

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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***SIE NENNEN MICH DEN TODESENGEL. WEIL ICH NOCH NIE EINEN KAMPF VERLOREN HABE.*** Sabas Zwillingsbruder wird von Soldaten verschleppt. Sie schwört, ihn zu finden und zu befreien. Mit dem Mut der Verzweiflung macht sie sich auf einen Weg voller Gefahren, Gewalt und Verrat. Sie kann niemandem vertrauen - auch nicht dem Mann, der ihr das Leben rettet. Der erste Band einer epischen Endzeit-Fantasy, eine Geschichte, die dein Herz schneller schlagen lässt.

Dämonentochter - Verbotener Kuss

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Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout

Publisher: cbt Verlag

ISBN: 3641107407

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 448

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Zwischen Göttern und Sterblichen gibt es die Eine, die kämpfen wird Alex‘ Mutter wurde von Dämonen verwandelt und macht nun Jagd auf Menschen. Einzig Alex kann sie aufhalten. Doch sie ist noch keine voll ausgebildete Dämonenjägerin. Als Alex‘ Mutter einen Freund ihrer Tochter entführt, bleibt Alex keine Wahl. Sie zieht in einen Kampf auf Leben und Tod, und stellt sich allein ihrer größten Angst ...

Die Bücherdiebin

Roman

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Author: Markus Zusak

Publisher: cbj Verlag

ISBN: 3894804270

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

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Selbst der Tod hat ein Herz ... Molching bei München. Hans und Rosa Hubermann nehmen die kleine Liesel Meminger bei sich auf – für eine bescheidene Beihilfe, die ihnen die ersten Kriegsjahre kaum erträglicher macht. Für Liesel jedoch bricht eine Zeit voller Hoffnung, voll schieren Glücks an – in dem Augenblick, als sie zu stehlen beginnt. Anfangs ist es nur ein Buch, das im Schnee liegen geblieben ist. Dann eines, das sie aus dem Feuer rettet. Dann Äpfel, Kartoffeln und Zwiebeln. Das Herz von Rudi. Die Herzen von Hans und Rosa Hubermann. Das Herz von Max. Und das des Todes. Denn selbst der Tod hat ein Herz. „Die Bücherdiebin“ ist eine Liebesgeschichte, eine Hommage an Bücher und Worte und eine Erinnerung an die Macht der Sprache, die im Roman von Markus Zusak viele Facetten zeigt: den lakonisch-distanzierten Ton des Erzählers, Poesie und Zuversicht – und die reduzierte Sprache der Nazipropaganda.

Present at Sinai

The Giving of the Law

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Author: Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Publisher: Jewish Publication Society

ISBN: 9780827606777

Category: Religion

Page: 332

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Noble Laureate S. Y. Agnon brings together what has always been at the heart of Jewish religious consciousness: the Sinai event, the Revelation--as both memory and continuously renewed experience.

Weiße Nacht

Roman

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Author: Åsa Larsson

Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641126460

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Mord in der Mittsommernacht: Eine Pastorin wird tot in der Kirche nahe Kiruna aufgefunden. Sie wurde erschlagen und dann unter der Kirchenorgel aufgehängt. Verdächtige gibt es viele – denn ihr radikales Engagement für Frauen in Not war vielen Männern ein Dorn im Auge. Ein ausreichendes Motiv für ein grausames Verbrechen? Die Anwältin Rebecka Martinsson reist aus beruflichen Gründen in ihre Heimatstadt und wird schneller in den Fall hineingezogen, als ihr lieb ist ...

The Purity Texts

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Author: Hannah Harrington

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0567468771

Category: Religion

Page: 162

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Purity Texts is a handbook that gathers the data of the Dead Sea Scrolls on ritual purity and analyzes it systematically as part of a coherent ideology. After a general introduction and an examination of individual texts for the contribution of each to the subject of purity, the book devotes a chapter to each of the impurities discussed in the Scrolls: death, leprosy, bodily discharges and outsiders. In each of these chapters, emphasis is placed on the large amount of congruence of the Qumran texts with each other on the subject of purity and the similarities and differences between the Qumran texts and other sources of ancient Judaism. The contributors to the Companion to the Qumran Scrolls series take account of all relevant and recently published texts and provide extensive bibliographies. The books in the series are authoritatively written in accessible language and are ideal for students and non-specialist scholars. Companion to the Qumran Scrolls, volume 5

The Disappearance

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Author: John Jeffries

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 1460211863

Category: Rapture (Christian eschatology)

Page: 184

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David Jamison is on a mission to discover the real reason for millions of people worldwide vanishing without a trace.

Omega 3 and Vitamin D Secrets !

How Do You Obtain a Healthy Level of Omega 3 and Vitamin D These Days?

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Author: Svein Torgersbraten

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1456781995

Category: Medical

Page: 148

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The book, Omega 3 and vitamin D secrets! How do you obtain a healthy level of Omega 3 and vitamin D these days? contains new information about an old discovery made by a doctor in biochemistry in the USA in the 1940s. With his research he discovered why most people do not get much health benefit from the meals with wild fish, free range eggs, grass feed beef and fish supplements. For whatever reasons his important discovery and solution to obtain a healthy level of Omega 3 and vitamin D plus the other lipids has remained a secret to most people. With his research, the doctor discovered that very little of the important lipids in marine oil or food rich in these lipids would reach all the cells in the skin and body with the normal method of eating and drinking. Already at that time it was noticed that a lot of people got dry skin and body with the associated illnesses. These days some doctors involved in the research of these important lipids think we have reached a worldwide vitamin D deficiency of epidemic proportions with more than 1 billion people at risk for associated illnesses. As soon as you understand how our modern way of life have influenced our digestion, absorption and transport of the essential fatty acid Omega 3 and the oil soluble vitamin D in the body, compared to previous generations, it should be easier to understand why many people get dry skin and body these days. With this knowledge, it should also be easier to understand what you need to do to obtain a healthy level of Omega 3 and vitamin D together with the other oil soluble vitamins to correct or avoid dry skin and body, and the associated illnesses. What are these associated illnesses? According to scientific research lack of these important lipids cause oxidative stress or inflammation at the cellular level. Most of our serious illnesses related to heart, arteries, arthritis, osteoporosis, lung, asthma, diabetes, kidney, eyes, cancer etc and the not so serious illnesses such as dry ski, dry hair, bleeding gums, depression, digestive problems, pain, hearing loss etc seem to develop because of oxidative stress or inflammation at the cellular level. Add fertility problems, autism and birth complications and... What is a healthy level of these important lipids and how can I be sure that I have a healthy level of these lipids? This is what the doctor in biochemistry discovered back in the 1940s. With this information your starting question could be: What changes have we made to our way of living and eating compared to previous generations which give us lack of the essential fatty acids Omega 3 and the oil soluble vitamin D? That information and much more is the topic of the book!

Was mit Rose geschah

Roman

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Author: Stef Penney

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423418680

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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Der Bestseller aus Großbritannien Privatdetektiv Ray soll eine verschwundene junge Frau finden – Rose Janko. Doch verschwunden ist sie schon vor sechs Jahren. Warum hat damals niemand nach ihr gesucht? Warum jetzt? Die Familie schweigt, denn die Jankos sind eine Roma-Familie, die ganz unter sich bleibt – und vom Unglück verfolgt scheint, so sehr, dass man munkelt, es liege ein Fluch über der Familie ... Ray nimmt den Auftrag widerstrebend an. Was er bei seinen Nachforschungen über die Jankos erfährt, bestärkt sein Unbehagen. In der ganzen Familie scheint nur der 14-jährige JJ wissen zu wollen, was damals mit Rose geschah. Ray wird immer tiefer in ein Netz aus Geheimnissen und Lügen hineingezogen, und als er dicht davor ist, das Rätsel, das die Familie umgibt, zu lösen, wird ihm das beinahe zum Verhängnis.

Lectures on the History of Physiology

During the Sixteenth, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

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Author: Michael Foster

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107683491

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 1980

Ten lectures examining the history of physiology from about the sixteenth to the end of the eighteenth century.

Your Body, Your Baby, Your Birth

THE must-have handbook to help you have the best possible pregnancy, labour and birth

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Author: Jenny Smith

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447204921

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 320

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In this book, Jenny Smith takes readers by the hand through every stage of pregnancy, labour, birth and the first six weeks of their baby’s life. She encourages mums-to-be to approach birth with a positive, confident mindset and to be prepared for every eventuality - even if things don't go according to plan. You will also find out about the NHS system and how you can make it work best for you - including the choices available and a who's who of antenatal care. Armed with this insider knowledge, you will learn precisely what you can do to help yourself during each trimester so that you feel calm and able to deal with every eventuality. With a section devoted entirely to your birth, you will know what is going on at every stage - from the first signs of labour to holding your baby for the first time. Jenny's reassuring voice and broad-ranging practical advice make this book very special indeed. Using case studies and tried-and-tested mental preparation techniques, you will also learn how to train your mind to overcome any fears and feel prepared every step of the way. This book is for every pregnant woman who wants to feel confident about the biggest event of her life. 'I cannot rate this book highly enough. All parents-to-be need a copy.' GABBY LOGAN

The Complementary Therapist's Guide to Conventional Medicine E-Book

A Textbook and Study Course

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Author: Clare Stephenson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0080982557

Category: Medical

Page: 752

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The Complementary Therapist's Guide to Conventional Medicine is a unique textbook for students and practitioners of complementary medicine, offering a systematic comparative approach to Western and Eastern medicine. Practitioners of complementary medicine increasingly find themselves working alongside conventionally trained doctors and nurses and it is vital for them to develop a core understanding of conventional medical language and philosophy. The book is designed as a guide to understanding conventional medical diagnoses, symptoms and treatments, whilst also encouraging the reader to reflect on and translate how these diagnoses may be interpreted from a more holistic medical perspective. Throughout the text the practitioner/student is encouraged to see that conventional and more holistic interpretations are not necessarily contradictory, but instead are simply two different approaches to interpreting the same truth, that truth being the patient's symptoms. After introductory sections on physiology, pathology and pharmacology, there follow sections devoted to each of the physiological systems of the body. In these, the physiology of each system is explored together with the medical investigation, symptoms and treatments of the important diseases which might affect that system. As each disease is described, the reader is encouraged to consider the corresponding Chinese medical perspective. The textbook concludes with chapters relating specifically to dealing with patients in practice. In particular these focus on warning signs of serious disease, supporting patients on medication and ethical issues which may arise from management of patients which is shared with conventional practitioners. The book also offers a detailed summary of 'Red Flag symptoms' which are those which should be referred for 'Western' medical investigation or emergency medical treatment, and also a guide to how patients can be safely supported in withdrawing from conventional medication, when this is clinically appropriate. Those wishing to use the text for systematic study can make use of the question and problem-solving approach offered on the accompanying CD to which references to self study exercises appear at regular stages throughout the book. This means that the text can be easily adapted to form the basis of a study course in clinical medicine for students of complementary medicine. In addition to the self-testing questions and answers, the supporting CD also contains checklists for revision and full-colour illustrations. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Clare Stephenson is a qualified medical practitioner who worked in hospital medicine, general practice and public health medicine for a number of years before training in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and acupuncture. Over the course of a decade she developed and taught an undergraduate course for students of Chinese medicine on Western medicine and how it relates to TCM. She is particularly committed to encouraging communication and understanding between practitioners of different health disciplines. She currently works as a GP in Oxfordshire.

Heinrich Himmler

A Life

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Author: Peter Longerich

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191619892

Category: History

Page: 1072

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As head of the SS, chief of police, 'Reichskommissar for the Consolidation of Germanness', and Reich Interior Minister, Heinrich Himmler enjoyed a position of almost unparalleled power and responsibility in Nazi Germany. Perhaps more than any other single Nazi leader aside from Hitler, his name has become a byword for the terror, persecution, and destruction that characterized the Third Reich. His wide-ranging powers meant that he bore equal responsibility for the repression of the German people on the home front and the atrocities perpetrated by the SS in the East. Yet, in spite of his central role in the crimes of the Nazi regime, until now Himmler has remained a colourless and elusive figure in the history of the period. In this, the first-ever comprehensive biography of the SS-Reichsführer, leading German historian Peter Longerich puts every aspect of Himmler's life under the microscope. Masterfully interweaving the story of Himmler's personal life and political career with the wider history of the Nazi dictatorship, Longerich shows how skilfully he exploited and manipulated his disparate roles in the pursuit of his far-reaching and grandiose objectives. In the process, he illuminates the extraordinary degree to which Himmler's own personal prejudices, idiosyncrasies, and predilections made their mark on the organizations for which he was responsible - especially the SS, which in so many ways bore the characteristic hallmarks of its leader, and whose history remains both incomplete and incomprehensible without a detailed and intimate knowledge of its deeply sinister commander-in-chief.

The Royal Law of Liberty

Living in Freedom Under Christ's Law of Love

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Author: Darwin Chandler

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 141200134X

Category: Religion

Page: 488

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This book is a frontal assault on all law based, obedience oriented religion. Most Christians carry a load of spiritual bondage, condemnation, guilt and shame. Some are deeply despondent and depressed because this load is too heavy for them to bear. Few Christians are truly confident in their personal relationship with God. This situation exists because: 1) Christians are generally unable to distinguish between actual sin versus mere human opinion about sin; 2) Christians do not understand that Jesus set them free from obedience based religion; 3) Christians do not know how to decide for themselves what is truly moral; 4) Christians have no real experience of "Christian Liberty." These issues are examined in sufficient detail to enable one to understand the radical nature of the "freedom for which Christ set us free," (Gal. 5:1). The author's goal is to destroy the roots of religious legalism so Christian believers can live the life of freedom which is their spiritual "blood-right." Beginning with a development of the "Master Key" to Biblical morality, the nature and implications of Christ's "Law of Love" are thoroughly explored. Next, the author discusses the true nature of morality, answering the question, "What exactly makes a thing sinful?" Careful attention is given to the concept of "defilement" or "uncleanness," with a bold look at Paul's revolutionary statement that "nothing is unclean of itself," (Rom. 14:14, 20). In Part Three, Legalism is exposed in all its ugliness. This section details the Biblical method for determining what is truly sin, and what is merely human opinion. Part Four destroys the bitter root of Legalism with persistent emphasis on the fact that Jesus Christ ended the rule of law by His life, death and resurrection. Part Five looks at the theology of Galatians, the Christian's "Emancipation Proclamation," closing with pointed illustration of how this all affects a Christian's liberty to exercise personal choice in what (s)he will or won't do. Five appendices explore several specific issues raised by the preceding study. These include: Conclusions About Christian Liberty "Contradictory" Scriptures? Christian Liberty and Sexual Issues The Necessity Of Experiencing Freedom The Non-Negotiables of Bible Study This is the only book on Christian Freedom written by an ex Fundamentalist. The author was raised in an atmosphere of extreme legalism. The first half of his Christian ministry was spent preaching, defending and even debating the concepts that he now seeks to destroy. The author lived in legalism forty years. He understands legalism. He therefore knows how to attack its vulnerable spots. His goal was not to write a book, but to give to anyone who is interested, information that will set them free from bondage to legalism and open the pathway to self-government under the rule of love. For more information on spiritual freedom visit the author's website, www.freedomguide.net

Under the Blood

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Author: D.L. London

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 1496924932

Category: Fiction

Page: 696

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Under the Blood is a sensual novel of mystery, love,sex and betrayal encased in religion. Diana Landon is the mother of the young Luke who falls in love with the 20 year old Mattdrea Cyrus. She portrays the love of a mother and demonstrates what she will do to protect her sons. Diana is the connection through the story. Luke Landon is the 21 year old cop hero who wants to please and love Mattdrea no matter what he has to do to keep her happy. His attachment to the Cyrus family grows as his mission to be the stabilizer to a broken family that was ruined by a selfish, pathological liar. Luke takes the part of father to little Audrey, Mattdrea's sister. Mattdrea Cyrus is the beautiful young and innocent girl who grew up in a very strict Pentecostal religion. Used to having all the attention from the opposite sex and getting what she always wants, she meets her match with Luke. Mattdrea is the daughter of Matthew Cyrus, the prominent United Pentecostal Church preacher. Exposed to Luke, her life changes. The guilt of being with someone not baptized in the Pentecostal tradition wears on her. Thomas Dixon is the flamboyant strong willed Southern preacher and the man Rachel, Mattdrea's mother, leaves her husband Matthew for. Rachel's selfish acts lead to disaster, disturbing the church and the families. Ultimately, Luke becomes ensnared in the corruption of lies and deceit. The intriguing story of betrayal and revenge takes place in Florida over a period of 9 years. Bible verses are used throughout the book bringing attention to the Word of God.

Mediale Medizin

Der wahre Ursprung von Krankheit und Heilung

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Author: Anthony William

Publisher: Arkana

ISBN: 3641183901

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 464

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Seit seiner Kindheit besitzt Anthony William eine einzigartige Gabe: Ein göttlicher Geist flüstert ihm äußerst präzise Informationen zum Gesundheitszustand seiner Mitmenschen ins Ohr. Diese medialen Botschaften zeigen nicht nur, an welcher Krankheit der Betroffene leidet, sondern auch, wie er wieder vollständig gesund wird – und sind dem heutigen Stand der Medizin oft um Lichtjahre voraus. Dieses Buch enthält erstmals das revolutionäre Heilwissen, das sich Anthony William in seiner langjährigen, erfolgreichen Praxis als medizinisches Medium erwarb. Es zeigt die wahren Ursachen von Krankheiten, die in der Medizinwissenschaft als chronisch oder unheilbar gelten, wie beispielsweise Rheumatoide Arthritis, Multiple Sklerose, Typ-2-Diabetes, hormonelle Erkrankungen, chronisches Müdigkeitssyndrom oder Borreliose. Neben der Ursache benennt William einfache, leicht gangbare Wege der Heilung: Detox, Superfoods, Ernährungstipps und eine reinigende 28-tägige Heilkur.

The Pure Package

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Author: Jennifer Irvine

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0297866567

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

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Love food but hate dieting? This weight loss gourmet eating plan will work for you...just like it has for the stars in the know. If you think a healthy, balanced diet means bland and tasteless food then you would be wrong. With over 70 tried-and-tested recipes THE PURE PACKAGE will help you to create healthy and delicious meals that can be adapted to suit a variety of needs. Whether you want to get fit, lose weight or simply detox, THE PURE PACKAGE will provide you with the nutritional know-how and guidance to achieve a healthy eating plan. With snacks and treats, delicious dinners, light lunches and nutritious breakfast ideas, together with weekly shopping lists, handy tips and straightforward substitutions, you will be able to cook healthy, gourmet food with a difference. THE PURE PACKAGE plan is easy, enjoyable, stress free - and effective in helping you break old habits and achieve your goals.

Lord, I Give You This Day

366 Appointments with God

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Author: Kay Arthur

Publisher: WaterBrook

ISBN: 0307499588

Category: Religion

Page: 384

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Do you long for intimate communion with God? Are you tired of struggling through life? Are you eager to experience the abundant life offered by Jesus? Discover the Joy of Taking God at His Word! In this power-packed daily devotional, Kay Arthur beckons you to a deeper relationship with God, helping you discover for yourself the life-changing power of His unshakeable love. As each brief reading draws you into the Bible and leads you into purposeful prayer, you’ll be equipped to greet each day with bold faith, confident in God’s faithfulness, strength, and transforming grace. Discover the joy and peace that come with daily surrender, with joyfully declaring each morning: Lord, I Give You This Day! From the Hardcover edition.