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Forbidden Beat

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Whether they're self-taught bashers or technical wizards, drummers are the thrashing, crashing heart of our favorite punk bands. In Forbidden Beat, some of today's most respected writers and musicians explore the history of punk percussion with personal essays, interviews and lists featuring their favorite players and biggest influences. From 60s garage rock and proto-punk to 70s New York and London, 80s hardcore and D-beat to 90s pop punk and beyond, Forbidden Beat is an uptempo ode to six decades of punk rock drumming. Featuring Ira Elliot, Curt Weiss, John Robb, Hudley Flipside, Bon Von Wheelie, Joey Shithead, Matt Diehl, D.H. Peligro, Mike Watt, Lynn Perko-Truell, Pete Finestone, Laura Bethita Neptuna, Jan Radder, Jim Ruland, Eric Beetner, Jon Wurster, Lori Barbero, Joey Cape, Marko DeSantis, Mindy Abovitz, Steven McDonald, Kye Smith, Ian Winwood, Phanie Diaz, Benny Horowitz, Shari Page, Urian Hackney, and Rat Scabies.

Peter the Great Emperor of Russia

Author : Eugene Schuyler
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The Spiritual Imagination of the Beats

Author : David Stephen Calonne
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The Spiritual Imagination of the Beats is the first comprehensive study to explore the role of esoteric, occult, alchemical, shamanistic, mystical and magical traditions in the work of eleven major Beat authors. The opening chapter discusses Kenneth Rexroth and Robert Duncan as predecessors and important influences on the spiritual orientation of the Beats. David Stephen Calonne draws comparisons throughout the book between various approaches individual Beat writers took regarding sacred experience - for example, Burroughs had significant objections to Buddhist philosophy, while Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac both devoted considerable time to studying Buddhist history and texts. This book also focuses on authors who have traditionally been neglected in Beat Studies - Diane di Prima, Bob Kaufman, Philip Lamantia and Philip Whalen. In addition, several understudied work such as Gregory Corso's 'The Geometric Poem' - inspired by Corso's deep engagement with ancient Egyptian thought - are given close attention. Calonne introduces important themes from the history of heterodoxy - from Gnosticism, Manicheanism and Ismailism to Theosophy and Tarot - and demonstrates how inextricably these ideas shaped the Beat literary imagination.

The Diamond Rose

Author : Sarah Tytler
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Habits Hosts and The Holy Ghost

Author : Kathy Wormhood
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For as long as Maureen Mary Mulldoon could remember, her destiny was to become a Catholic nun. With rosaries recited, novenas said, and candles lit in her honor, her Irish family prayed for her dedication to the church. Maureen’s aspirations became not of marriage and children, but of life in the convent. But within a few short years at St. Timothy’s Catholic School, the shy, freckle faced girl with unruly red curls soon begins to recognize the shortcomings of religious life. She finds the nuns’ black dresses hideous, the giant swinging rosary beads cumbersome, and the nuns’ somber personalities downright scary. The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament could scare any adult, and when they belittle Maureen, critique her hair, and question her quiet disposition she begins to fill with guilt and shame. Maureen dreads parochial school, until she befriends Steven O’Hara. O’Hara the Scara brings an element of unpredictability, energy, and outspokenness that can only hail from a long bloodline of troublemakers. His courageous pranks cause Maureen to be both repelled and attracted to this devious boy. Over the years, Steven and Maureen develop a love/hate relationship and by the time they graduate the eighth grade, they realize their true affection for one another. At its heart, Habits, Hosts and the Holy Ghost captures long forgotten memories of attending a Catholic school in the 1960’s. The stories are based on actual events experienced by the author and her fellow classmates. It is true confirmation of the humorous yet life changing experiences of anyone who might have heard about or survived the teachings of Catholic nuns.

The diamond rose by Sarah Tytler

Author : Henrietta Keddie
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A Collection of Legislative Acts of the Ceylon Government from 1796 Containing ordinances orders in council and letters patent from 1833 to 1852

Author : Ceylon
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A Collection of Legislative Acts of the Ceylon Government from 1796

Author : Ceylon
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What If God Has a Vagina

Author : John Casperson
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Stars and galaxies, atoms and molecules, all created so to render a divine arena for God to love man and for man to love God. Atoms and molecules of our bodies observe the same physical laws as those stars of the cosmos. Yet divinity rests not with the stars but within each of us whose spirit seeks to touch them. In the twenty-first century, it is now more appropriate to equate gender identity with a spiritual hemisphere (masculine or feminine) than merely biological plumbing (genitalia). I think, too, that the Golden Rule, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you,” falls short of the mark unless the statement applies to animals and plants. Misogyny—the hatred of women. Or more provocatively, is misogyny the hatred of being attracted to women? Evil resides within one’s own mind and is pointed toward other people as hate, envy, bigotry, racism, etc. The mind is a wonderful window for the sun to shine in but only works if the shades are open. Men and women participate in the game of sex—the board is the same but men bring checkers and women bring chess pieces! The most marvelous sex organ isn’t between the legs, it’s between the ears! Let’s be clear, worship is not love. Worship is idolatry; love is love. We seek expression, sexual or otherwise, without hindrance to seek and discover self, our unique identity, our inner yearning to reach for infinity left behind yet achingly just ahead. Our souls strive for freedom, and in so doing... “What we commonly call man—the eating, drinking, counting man—does not (as we know him) represent himself. Him we do not respect. But the soul, whose organ he is, would make our knees bend. When it breathes through his intellect it is genius. When it breathes through his will it is virtue. When it flows through his affection it is love” (Walt Whitman).

The Palestine Yearbook of International Law 1989

Author : A. F. Kassim
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"The Palestine Yearbook of International Law" is a well-established yearbook, which was previously published by the Al-Shaybani Society of International Law. Kluwer Law International will be publishing the "Yearbook" from the eighth volume onwards and will also manage the distribution of the previous seven volumes. "The Palestine Yearbook of" "International Law" has become widely respected as a prime reference source of legal material relating to Palestinian issues and is an important forum for the international legal community, particularly for legal practitioners, researchers and scholars. In addition to leading articles on topical problems and issues, it contains key legislation, court decisions and other relevant legal material translated from the original Arabic or Hebrew into English.

Maximum Rocknroll

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The Forbidden Beat a Stepbrother Romance

Author : Jillian Sterling
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My stepbrother Dion is an insufferable prick, and a real first-rate asshole.He's also been the tormentor of my worst teenage hormonal nightmares...a drop-dead gorgeous guitar player, a tattooed, pierced badboy...Yup, I've always had a school-girl crush on my stepbrother, but it was our age difference, and the fact that he's a total dick to me that always kept us apart. Not to mention, our parents are married.I had to move out into my own apartment to escape the torture of living down the hall from him.In all those years growing up he never knew how I truly felt, I never let him in. And then in a moment of crushing heartache...we slipped up...we crossed the line. Suddenly I found myself living my teenage fantasy, finally knowing Dion-that way. But it was our secret. My sisters, his brothers, our one could never find out.After the loss of his brother Kyle, the drummer of their band Rogue Nation, I found myself in a very uncomfortable and compromising situation...I'm taking Kyle's place as Rogue Nation's drummer, and I'm going on tour with the band...stuck on a tour bus with my sexy, asshole of a stepbrother for the next few months.What could possibly go wrong?This is a full-length contemporary new adult rock star romance novel. No cliffhanger. HEA.Contains foul language, mature themes, and sexually explicit content.

Punk Rock Dad

Author : Jim Lindberg
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Jim Lindberg is a Punk Rock Dad. When he drives his kids to school in the morning, they listen to the Ramones, the Clash, or the Descendents—and that's it. They can listen to Britney and Justin on their own time. Jim goes to soccer games, dance rehearsals, and piano recitals like all the other dads, but when he feels the need, he also goes to punk shows, runs into the slam pit, and comes home bruised and beaten . . . but somehow feeling strangely better. While the other dads dye their hair brown to cover the gray, Jim occasionally dyes his blue or green. He makes his daughters' lunches, kisses their boo-boos, and tucks them in at night—and then goes into the garage and plays Black Flag and Minor Threat songs at a criminal volume. He pays his taxes, votes in all the presidential and gubernatorial elections, serves on jury duty, and reserves the right to believe that there is a vast Right Wing Conspiracy—and that the head of the P.T.A. is possibly in on it. He is a Punk Rock Dad.

China Under Mao

Author : Andrew G. Walder
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China’s Communist Party seized power in 1949 after a long guerrilla insurgency followed by full-scale war, but the revolution was just beginning. Andrew Walder narrates the rise and fall of the Maoist state from 1949 to 1976—an epoch of startling accomplishments and disastrous failures, steered by many forces but dominated above all by Mao Zedong.

The Century

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Scribners Monthly

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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine

Author : Josiah Gilbert Holland
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Historical Dictionary of the Beat Movement

Author : Paul Varner
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The Beat Movement was and is a literary and arts movement, the most radical and innovative of the 20th century, and because it was so open to new ideas of poetics and aesthetics, it has adapted from decade to decade. The history of the Beat Movement is still being written in the early years of the 21st century. Unlike other kinds of literary and artistic the Beat Movement is self-perpetuating. After the 1950s generation, a new generation arose in the 1960s led by writers such as Diane Wakowski, Anne Waldman, and poets from the East Side Scene. In the 1970s and 1980s writers from the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church and contributors to World magazine continued the movement. The 1980s and 1990s Language Movement saw itself as an outgrowth and progression of previous Beat aesthetics. Today poets and writers in San Francisco still gather at City Lights Bookstore and in Boulder at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics and continue the movement. It is now a postmodern movement and probably would be unrecognizable to the earliest Beats. It may even be in the process of finally shedding the name Beat. But the Movement continues. The Historical Dictionary of the Beat Movement covers the movements history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on significant people, themes, critical issues, and the most significant novels, poems, and volumes of poetry and prose that have formed the Beat canon. This book is a vital reference tool for any researcher interested in learning more about the Beat Movement.

Federal Register

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Unbound Feet

Author : Judy Yung
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The crippling custom of footbinding is the thematic touchstone for Judy Yung's engrossing study of Chinese American women during the first half of the twentieth century. Using this symbol of subjugation to examine social change in the lives of these women, she shows the stages of "unbinding" that occurred in the decades between the turn of the century and the end of World War II. The setting for this captivating history is San Francisco, which had the largest Chinese population in the United States. Yung, a second-generation Chinese American born and raised in San Francisco, uses an impressive range of sources to tell her story. Oral history interviews, previously unknown autobiographies, both English- and Chinese-language newspapers, government census records, and exceptional photographs from public archives and private collections combine to make this a richly human document as well as an illuminating treatise on race, gender, and class dynamics. While presenting larger social trends Yung highlights the many individual experiences of Chinese American women, and her skill as an oral history interviewer gives this work an immediacy that is poignant and effective. Her analysis of intraethnic class rifts—a major gap in ethnic history—sheds important light on the difficulties that Chinese American women faced in their own communities. Yung provides a more accurate view of their lives than has existed before, revealing the many ways that these women—rather than being passive victims of oppression—were active agents in the making of their own history.