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Download E-books Propaganda, Inc.: Selling America's Culture to the World PDF

By Nancy Snow

An eye-opening assessment of yankee cultural coverage totally up to date throughout the finish of the Bush presidency, Propaganda, Inc. finds how the USA info corporation turned a forms deeply distrustful of dissent, and one-way in its advertising of yank company pursuits overseas.
Nancy Snow spent years contained in the organisation, and the following presents an insider's account of its crooked dating to company pursuits and war—a must-read for these focused on American propaganda and the conflict on terror.

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Download E-books The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America PDF

The election of President Barack Obama signaled for lots of the conclusion of a post-racial the USA, a country within which racism used to be not a defining social, cultural, and political factor. whereas many americans espouse a “colorblind” racial ideology and publicly recommend the huge objectives of integration and equivalent remedy with out regard to race, genuinely this angle serves to reify and legitimize racism and protects racial privileges via denying and minimizing the consequences of systematic and institutionalized racism.

In The Colorblind Screen, the members learn television’s function because the significant discursive medium within the articulation and contestation of racialized identities within the usa. whereas the dominant mode of televisual racialization has shifted to a “colorblind” ideology that foregrounds racial changes with the intention to rejoice multicultural assimilation, the amount investigates how this tradition denies the numerous social, fiscal, and political realities and inequalities that proceed to outline race family members this present day. targeting such iconic figures as President Obama, LeBron James, and Oprah Winfrey, many chapters learn the ways that race is learn via tv audiences and fanatics. different essays specialize in how visible buildings of race in dramas like 24, Sleeper Cell, and The Wanted proceed to conflate Arab and Muslim identities in post-9/11 tv. the quantity bargains a tremendous intervention within the research of the televisual illustration of race, attractive with a number of elements of the mythologies constructing round notions of a “post-racial” the USA and the duplicitous discursive purpose provided through the ideology of colorblindness.

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Download E-books Discover Maui (Full Color Regional Travel Guide) PDF

By Amy Balfour, Ned Friary, Glenda Bendure

The final word, so much entire advisor to vacationing in Maui comprises updated stories of the simplest areas to stick, devour, points of interest, cultural details, maps, delivery guidance and some top stored secrets and techniques – all of the necessities to get to the center of Maui.

This advisor is the results of months of study by means of three devoted authors and native specialists who immersed themselves in Maui, discovering specified stories, and sharing functional and sincere suggestion, so that you come away educated and amazed.

Inside Lonely Planet Maui:

• complete colour styling and images

• transparent, easy-to-read colour maps

• a super new web page structure for quick and elementary examining whereas at the go

• Itineraries equipped by way of zone or size of trip

• updated urged points-of-interest – masking consuming, snoozing, going out, buying, actions and attractions

• Our most up-to-date journey making plans instruments that can assist you get round smoothly

• extra sections together with best stories, background, tradition, meals, and an A-Z survival guide.

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Written and researched through Glenda Bendure, Amy Balfour, Ned Friary

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Download E-books Sex In Movies and Sex Movies (Paidos Studio) PDF

By Ramon Freixas, Joan Bassa

L. a. representación de los angeles sexualidad no conoce fronteras. Tema good y en teoría íntimo, impregna con su presencia todas las cinematografías y todos los géneros. Incluso su ausencia realza su protagonismo. Pero si todo el cine contiene su dosis de sexo, un segmento de l. a. producción lo convierte en bandera. Con mayor o menor explicitud, según los tiempos y las censuras, las políticas y los públicos, puede hablarse con propiedad de un cine de sexo más o menos vitaminado, que recorre tanto los ámbitos del cine comercial cuanto el territorio que se le consagra como santuario.
Los autores, con un criterio objetivo y riguroso no exento de ironía, se pasean por tan abnormal «género» cinematográfico, por sus vergeles y sus páramos, sin pararse en barras en l. a. tradicional separación entre ocultación y mostración, entre sexo explícito y sexo sugerido, apostando por buscar (y hasta encontrar) buenas películas. Las otras diferencias les resultan indiferentes. De este modo, el lector verá desfilar desde Loïe Fuller hasta Zara Whites, desde Duelo al sol hasta Tras los angeles puerta verde, desde Russ Meyer hasta Koji Wakamatsu, desde Bernardo Bertolucci hasta Ignacio F. Iquino, desde Gerard Damiano hasta John Leslie.
Prólogo de Vicente Aranda.

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Download E-books Upbuilding Black Durham: Gender, Class, and Black Community Development in the Jim Crow South (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture) PDF

By Leslie Brown

Within the 1910s, either W. E. B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington praised the black group in Durham, North Carolina, for its remarkable race growth. Migration, urbanization, and industrialization had grew to become black Durham from a post-Civil warfare liberation neighborhood into the "capital of the black center class." African americans owned and operated generators, factories, church buildings, faculties, and an array of retail providers, outlets, group organisations, and race associations. utilizing interviews, narratives, and kinfolk tales, Leslie Brown animates the background of this notable urban from emancipation to the civil rights period, as freedpeople and their descendants struggled between themselves and with whites to provide desiring to black freedom.

Brown paints Durham within the Jim Crow period as a spot of dynamic swap the place regardless of universal aspirations, gender and sophistication conflicts emerged. putting African American girls on the heart of the tale, Brown describes how black Durham's a number of constituencies skilled various social stipulations. moving the old point of view clear of seeing cohesion as necessary to powerful fight or viewing dissent as a degree of weak spot, Brown demonstrates that friction between African americans generated instead of depleted power, sparking many activist projects on behalf of the black community.

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Download E-books A Paper Son PDF

By Jason Buchholz

Grade college instructor and aspiring writer Peregrine lengthy sees a chinese language relations on board a ship--in his morning tea. the picture evokes him to write down the tale of this kin, yet then a girl turns up at his door, claiming that he is writing her kin heritage precisely because it occurred. She does not love it, yet she has one query: What occurred to the little boy of the family members, her long-lost uncle?

Throughout the process a month-long tempest that starts off to scrub the peninsula out from underneath them, Peregrine searches modern day San Francisco and its surroundings--and, via his persisted writing, southern China and the Pacific immigration adventure of a century ago--for the lacking boy. The clues exposed lead Peregrine to question not just the character of his writing, but additionally his wisdom of his personal prior and his realizing of his identity.

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Download E-books Frommer's Maui 2013 (Frommer's Color Complete) PDF

By Jeanette Foster

  • Opinionated reviews: No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Based on an in depth own inspection, our writer covers lavish beachfront hotels, intimate rain-forest B&Bs, family-friendly condos, and lots more and plenty, even more. Our eating experiences are easily the simplest within the enterprise, even if you crave state of the art Asian-fusion delicacies or a hearty, cheap plate lunch.
  • Insider Advice: Meticulously researched by means of one in all Hawaii's so much famous reporters, this can be hands-down the main trustworthy, up to date, and entire consultant to the islands. Our writer makes yes that you're going to actually adventure the spirit of aloha, and she'll assist you avoid something that is overpriced, touristy, or inauthentic.
  • Where to find secluded seashores; mystery spots for snorkeling; the simplest clothes shops to settle on for every little thing from diving to deep-sea fishing; and the place to discover the pinnacle galleries and outlets. no matter if  you must golfing, snorkel with sea turtles, take the line journey of a life-time at the scenicHana street, or just sit back with a mai tai to observe the sundown, you could layout the proper journey with Frommer's Maui.
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Download E-books Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice PDF

By Sidney Powell

A sad suicide, a possible homicide, wrongful imprisonment, and gripping court scenes draw readers into this compelling tale giving them a daunting standpoint on justice corrupted and who will be responsible while proof is withheld. approved to Lie: Exposing Corruption within the division of Justice is the genuine tale of the strong-arm, unlawful, and unethical strategies utilized by headline-grabbing federal prosecutors of their narcissistic pursuit of energy. Its scope reaches from the united states division of Justice to the united states Senate, the FBI, and the White condominium. This real tale is a scathing assault on corrupt prosecutors, the judges who became a blind eye to those injustices, and the president who has promoted them to robust political positions.

From the Foreword

This ebook may still function the start of a significant dialog approximately no matter if our felony justice procedure keeps to dwell as much as its vaunted popularity. As electorate of a unfastened society, all of us have a major stake in with the intention that it does.

-- Alex Kozinski, leader pass judgement on, usa court docket of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

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Download E-books Drives of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Most Spectacular Trips PDF

Pack your suitcase, load up the automobile, and head for the open street! within the culture of National Geographic tourist magazine's award-winning annual characteristic showcasing the world's top vehicle journeys, nationwide Geographic offers Drives of a Lifetime: Where to move, Why to head, while to Go. This lavishly illustrated, hardcover shuttle planner and present booklet provides every piece of knowledge you will have to navigate four hundred notable riding routes in many of the world's so much interesting locales.
 
This functional commute planner offers particular, in-depth descriptions of the attractions every one force bargains. a transparent, specified, easy-to-read map of every path. valuable details at the most sensible time to commute. And insider tips on how to assist you get the main out of each marvelous journey. considerable sidebars name your realization to standout points of interest alongside the force or pleasing history info at the area and its culture.
 
While convenient certainly as a planner, Drives of a life-time doubles as a full-color reward booklet with greater than 2 hundred astonishing, large-format pictures and crisp, evocative textual content that might enchant armchair tourists. The e-book immerses you within the particular charm and wonder of 1000's of inviting locales.
 
Sample entries comprise the line to the superb historic ruins in and round Angkor Wat in Cambodia; the Natchez hint throughway, alongside an old local American path via Mississippi; the scenic previous coastal path from Dublin to Wexford in eire; an off-road dune force in Dubai; the recognized ocean perspectives alongside the Cabot path in Nova Scotia, Canada; the Winelands course via South Africa's Western Cape; a force one of the fabulous land formations in South Dakota's Badlands; and an archaeological journey via Syria. moreover, you will find numerous enjoyable most sensible Ten lists: skyscraping drives, Mediterranean island roads, African flora and fauna tours, and more.
 
Chapters geared up by way of subject comprise final street journeys, that includes well-known drives corresponding to road One down the California coast; Over Hill and Mountains; via Sea and Shore; the line much less Traveled, highlighting unpaved and untamed routes and safaris; Village Byways via the various world's such a lot picturesque hamlets; and historical Trails, tracing the trails of history's nice developers and explorers.
 
Whether you commute those storied routes by means of motor vehicle or throughout the pages of the book--countless wonders wait for your discovery in
Drives of a Lifetime.

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