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Political & Social Sciences

  • The Principal of the Matter

    by Eugene Harry Ward, D'Onn Ward Stevens and JP Stevens
    The fight against Segregation in the Schools of Yazoo City, Mississippi. The Author of this book,, Eugene Harry Ward, a School Principal, Teacher and Educator participated in that fight and lived to write about it before his passing in 2014.
  • The Dweller's Guide To The Planet

    by Andrew Levy
    Like many couples facing the prospect of an empty nest, my wife and I considered the question: now we can live anywhere, where do we want to live? Once, when we were thinking about where to take a holiday, we were struck by the idea that we could go anywhere. But we had some limitations. We could only go and return on certain dates. We like villas but dislike hotels. We like warm weather and isolation – there’s plenty of each but not so much of both. We like to fly from our local airport. We... more
  • Celebrate Holi with Me!

    by Shoumi Sen
    Holi, the Festival of Colors is here, marking the arrival of Spring! Step into this book and watch Riya and her friends immerse everyone in a spectacular carnival of colors, while learning the story of Prahlad and why we celebrate Holi! This book is part of the series From The Toddler Diaries, a series of illustrated books which celebrates the spectrum of Indian festivals as experienced by a toddler. Presented in poetry and color, ‘From The Toddler Diaries’ is designed to drape parents and child... more
  • The Failed Experiment

    by Mart Grams
    When the American government was founded, the Founders and Framers assumed a government ?of the people, by the people, and for the people.? That government is dying. It is under the authority of not ?we, the people? but rather a small elite that is trying to snuff out the great experiment of man ruling himself, the common man, the man that within the right system of government can attain his purpose to achieve happiness. Were the Framers wrong? Were the ideas of Alexander Hamilton right? Is man ... more
  • Leland & Fern Bolt

    by Leland Emet Bolt
    I wanted this book to be the story of the people, the conditions they faced, and how they met their challenges. It is about the family of my parents, Leland Eddy Bolt and Fern Leoline (Brubaker) Bolt. Their story is preceded by Leland and Fern?s grandparents and parents, then my parents? lives and accomplishments. The appendix shows some of their genealogical ?roots??at least what can be reliably proven. Many family members have contributed to this book as will be seen in the references and bibl... more
  • Sunday Cosmopolitans

    by Lynn Clark Dorr
    Intimate Friends & Brilliant Minds from Bygone New York On Sunday evenings from 1850 to 1871, the poets Alice and Phoebe Cary host New York?s choicest, most cosmopolitan literary salon--the first American ?bluestocking? of its kind. The character-driven plot follows the lives of the energetic sisters in their rise to success. It is a portrait of intellectual, independent women, i.e. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mary Louise Booth, Fanny Fern and others, who challenge laws an... more
  • Biography of a Buffoon

    by M. Paul Sinclair
    There is a pyramid of tyranny at the heart of the village in which many people are oppressed in one form or another, and dissonance pervades. The charlatan finds opportunity wherein the commoditization and commercialization of racial oppression is exploited. Invariably the villagers view these exploiters as advocates and leaders, as they best articulate their pain and suffering, even while exploiting both. Paul Sinclair has spent years living abroad and building a successful career in business... more
  • Culture Battles: Truth Shall Prevail!

    by Robert T. Fertig
    Culture Battles: …Right from the very beginning of the book, the reader is presented with a powerful question, or a series of questions: “What drives History? Politics? Economics? Might it be Culture— what men and women honor, cherish, and worship—isn’t that the most dynamic element in human affairs? The author moves on quickly to demonstrate the intersection between faith and reason and how these are at the core of some of the cultural differences and battles history has known.
  • On the Cusp: The Women of Penn '64

    by Anne Sceia Klein
    Ms. Magazine and the Woodstock music festival were still years in the future. Betty Friedan published The Feminine Mystique only a year before they graduated. Yet, unbeknownst even to themselves, a small group of women in the University of Pennsylvania’s Class of 1964 was already in the vanguard of what ultimately became one of the largest cultural and economic revolutions in American history. And it would be a half-century before they became fully aware of what they had accomplished for themsel... more
  • Excuse Me Ma'am, Excuse Me Sir: I'm Amina an All-American Girl

    by Shayma Mustafa
    Have you ever been asked, "Where are you from?", simply because you look or dress differently? Although Amina was born and raised in America, she is constantly asked the same question because she doesn't look "American". Being American means being different. So, join Amina on her adventure through different states; highlighting America's beauty and embracing its many scenic features yet remaining ONE United States. Because in the end, like every state is one of a kind, so is every American,... more
  • What's Going On? How Can We Help?: The consequences of capitalism and actionable steps towards a healthy and sustainable future

    by Chris Macdonald
    Anonymous author Freequill, answers some questions that are becoming increasingly relevant: What on earth is going on? And, perhaps more importantly, how can we help? From the thickening mist of social, political, and environmental crises comes the refreshing combo of scientifically deconstructing root causes, exploring alternative systems, and laying out actionable steps to a sustainable and healthy future. Freequill dives deep to explore why things are the way they are, and how they came... more
  • Disruptive Play: The Trickster in Politics and Culture

    by Shepherd Siegel

    Disruptive Play: The Trickster in Politics and Culturejourneys from ancient folkloric appearances of Tricksters such as Raven and Èṣù-Elegba, to their confined role in Western civilization, and then on to Trickster’s 20th century jailbreak as led by dada and the hippies. Disruptive Play bears witness to how this spirit informs social progress today, whether by Anonymous, Banksy, Bugs Bunny, or unrevealed mischief-makers and culture jammers.... more

  • Plea of the Valueless: Proposing Economic Equality

    by Paul Progen
    This content suggests a practical procedure to apply economic equality as a right. Many have fought for the scraps of the influential, misunderstanding the acquisition of materialism to be the only influential value, while their inborn right to an equitable influential value go unrecognized and therefore do not exist. We have proven our social potential to exist as a known positive quantity. If this were not true, civilization would not be occurring. Derived by the positive contribution of our p... more
  • Drawn to Change: Calling for a Creative Counter-Culture

    by Jack Martin
    Drawn To Change is an artist's take on what it means to be creative in a world that is constantly changing. We are taken on a wild ride through the depths of Western culture to discover that we are much more restrictive to creativity than we'd like to believe, and tend to resist change rather than acknowledge it. To understand this resistance, we are forced to confront social norms such as education, competition, language, money, ideology, society, reality and even the meaning of creativit... more
  • Fallout

    by Scott Cole
    Fresh out of law school, Scott Cole raced to rally for a town sitting in the path of airborne toxins for generations. On behalf of many in the town, Scott filed a billion-dollar class action lawsuit against the Unocal petroleum refinery in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fallout is the story of a young lawyer partnered with a community of thousands to expose one of California's wort environmental tragedies. It is the true accounts of one young lawyer standing up against a corporation and saying "eno... more
  • "Merry Bastille Day The President Said"

    by Madelynn Gingold

    A razor-sharp and serious look at the 2016 election and events since. 
    There really isn't another book like it; a fierce cocktail of Thom Paine and Lewis Carroll, ending with a potent “Get Out The Vote” call using the fighting words of the Declaration. 

    It pithily covers: the Russian sabotage, the Electoral College TKO catastrophe, the anti-US, anti-democratic and corrupt practices of this Administration and the Republicans currently in Congress, Trump&rsq... more