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African Americans in Science Math and Invention (A to Z of African Americans)

African Americans in Science Math and Invention (A to Z of African Americans)



African Americans in Science, Math, and Invention (A to Z of African Americans) By Ray Spangenburg, Douglas Long
Publisher: Fa..cts on File 2003 | 272 Pages | ISBN: 0816048061 | PDF | 3 MBWhat do Angella Dorothea Ferguson, Mae Carol Jemison, Garrett Augustus Morgan, and Lloyd Albert Quarterman have in common? They are among the 160 scientists profiled in this addition to the A to Z of African Americans series from Facts On File. Ferguson, a medical researcher and pediatrician, researched the cause and treatment of sickle-cell anemia in children. Jemison, a physician, was the first African American woman in space. Morgan, an inventor, created many useful items, including a gas mask for firemen and an improved traffic signal, and later founded the Cleveland Call newspaper.

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Travels in a Gay Nation: Portraits of LGBTQ Americans

Travels in a Gay Nation: Portraits of LGBTQ Americans



Philip Gambone, "Travels in a Gay Nation: Portraits of LGBTQ Americans"
Un...rsity of Wi....sin Pr..s | 2010-06-30 | ISBN: 0299236846 | 308 pages | PDF | 1,2 MBFor two years, Philip Gambone traveled the length and breadth of the United States, talking candidly with LGBTQ people about their lives. In addition to interviews from David Sedaris, George Takei, Barney Frank, and Tammy Baldwin, Travels in a Gay Nation brings us lesser-known voices??�a retired Naval officer, a transgender scholar and ???drag king,??? a Princeton philosopher, two opera sopranos who happen to be lovers, an indie rock musician, the founder of a gay frat house, and a pair of Vermont garden designers.In this age when contemporary gay America is still coming under attack, Gambone captures the

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The Talking Book: African Americans and the Bible

The Talking Book: African Americans and the Bible



Allen Dwight Callahan - The Talking Book: African Americans and the Bible
Publisher: Y?�le Univ?�rsity Pr?�ss | 2006-10-15 | ISBN: 0300109369 | PDF | 304 pages | 1.51 MBThe Talking Book casts the Bible as the central character in a vivid portrait of black America, tracing the origins of African-American culture from slavery??�s secluded forest prayer meetings to the bright lights and bold style of today??�s hip-hop artists.The Bible has profoundly influenced African Americans throughout history. From a variety of perspectives this wide-ranging book is the first to explore the Bible??�s role in the triumph of the black experience. Using the Bible as a foundation, African Americans shared religious beliefs, created their own music, and shaped the ultimate key to their

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The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn (American Heritage)

The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn (American Heritage)

The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn (American Heritage) by Mary Rice-DeFosse English | Jan 26, 2015 | ISBN: 1626194602 | 176 Pages | EPUB/MOBI/AZW3/PDF (Converted) | 14 MB Franco-Americans brought their proud cultural legacy to Lewiston-Auburn beginning in the mid-nineteenth century. As their population grew, religious leaders became community leaders, building an independent parish and a support system, as well as providing child care.

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Thirteen Soldiers: A Personal History of Americans at War

Thirteen Soldiers: A Personal History of Americans at War

Thirteen Soldiers: A Personal History of Americans at War Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 64 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 13:43:45 | ISBN-10: 1442374888 | 2014 | 377 MB Genre: History / Military John McCains evocative history of Americans at war, told through the personal accounts of thirteen remarkable soldiers who fought in major military conflicts, from the Revolutionary War of 1776 to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Americans in British Literature

Americans in British Literature

Americans in British Literature by Christopher Flynn Ashgate | January 1, 2008 | English | ISBN: 0754660478 | 162 pages | PDF | 618 KB American independence was inevitable by 1780, but British writers spent the several decades following the American Revolution transforming their former colonists into something other than estranged British subjects. Christopher Flynns engaging and timely book systematically examines for the first time the ways in which British writers depicted America and Americans in the decades immediately following the revolutionary war.

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Native Americans Christianity and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Native Americans Christianity and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape



Joel Nicholas, Mark A. Martin, "Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape"
The Uni...ity of No..h Car...na ..ess | 2010-09-30 | ISBN: 0807871451 | 336 pages | PDF | 2,4 MBIn this interdisciplinary collection of essays, Joel W. Martin and Mark A. Nicholas gather emerging and leading voices in the study of Native American religion to reconsider the complex and often misunderstood history of Native peoples engagement with Christianity and with Euro-American missionaries. Surveying mission encounters from contact through the mid-nineteenth century, the volume alters and enriches our understanding of both American Christianity and indigenous religion. The essays here explore a variety of post-contact identities, including

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Native Americans Christianity and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Native Americans Christianity and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape



Joel Nicholas, Mark A. Martin, "Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape"
The Uni...ity of No..h Car...na ..ess | 2010-09-30 | ISBN: 0807871451 | 336 pages | PDF | 2,4 MBIn this interdisciplinary collection of essays, Joel W. Martin and Mark A. Nicholas gather emerging and leading voices in the study of Native American religion to reconsider the complex and often misunderstood history of Native peoples engagement with Christianity and with Euro-American missionaries. Surveying mission encounters from contact through the mid-nineteenth century, the volume alters and enriches our understanding of both American Christianity and indigenous religion. The essays here explore a variety of post-contact identities, including

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