Freedom

Freedom
Author by: Elias Rubenstein
Release: 2021-03-21
Editor: Hermetic World
Pages: 160
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Language: en
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The awakened cannot be enslaved; the asleep cannot be freed.

Freedom

Freedom
Author by: Jaycee Dugard
Release: 2017-07-11
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781501147630
Language: en
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In the follow-up to her #1 bestselling memoir, A Stolen Life, Jaycee Dugard tells the story of her first experiences after years in captivity: the joys that accompanied her newfound freedom and the challenges of adjusting to life on her own. When Jaycee Dugard was eleven years old, she was abducted from a school bus stop within sight of her home in South Lake Tahoe, California. She was missing for more than eighteen years, held captive by Philip and Nancy Garrido, and gave birth to two daughters during her imprisonment. In A Stolen Life Jaycee told the story of her life from her abduction in 1991 through her reappearance in 2009. Freedom: My Book of Firsts is about everything that happened next. “How do you rebuild a life?” Jaycee asks. In these pages, she describes the life she never thought she would live to see: from her first sight of her mother to her first time meeting her grownup sister, her first trip to the dentist to her daughters’ first day of school, her first taste of champagne to her first hangover, her first time behind the wheel to her first speeding ticket, and her first dance at a friend’s wedding to her first thoughts about the possibility of a future relationship. This raw and inspiring book will remind you that there is, as Jaycee writes, “life after something tragic happens…Somehow, I still believe that we each hold the key to our own happiness and you have to grab it where you can in whatever form it might take.” Freedom is an awe-inspiring memoir about the power we all hold within ourselves.

The End of the End of the Earth

The End of the End of the Earth
Author by: Jonathan Franzen
Release: 2018-11-13
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780374719289
Language: en
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A sharp and provocative new essay collection from the award-winning author of Freedom and The Corrections The essayist, Jonathan Franzen writes, is like “a fire-fighter, whose job, while everyone else is fleeing the flames of shame, is to run straight into them.” For the past twenty-five years, even as his novels have earned him worldwide acclaim, Franzen has led a second life as a risk-taking essayist. Now, at a moment when technology has inflamed tribal hatreds and the planet is beset by unnatural calamities, he is back with a new collection of essays that recall us to more humane ways of being in the world. Franzen’s great loves are literature and birds, and The End of the End of the Earth is a passionate argument for both. Where the new media tend to confirm one’s prejudices, he writes, literature “invites you to ask whether you might be somewhat wrong, maybe even entirely wrong, and to imagine why someone else might hate you.” Whatever his subject, Franzen’s essays are always skeptical of received opinion, steeped in irony, and frank about his own failings. He’s frank about birds, too (they kill “everything imaginable”), but his reporting and reflections on them—on seabirds in New Zealand, warblers in East Africa, penguins in Antarctica—are both a moving celebration of their beauty and resilience and a call to action to save what we love. Calm, poignant, carefully argued, full of wit, The End of the End of the Earth provides a welcome breath of hope and reason.

Idealism and Freedom

Idealism and Freedom
Author by: Henry E. Allison,Professor Henry E Allison
Release: 1996-01-26
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 217
ISBN: 0521483379
Language: en
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This volume collects all Henry Allison's recent essays on Kant's theoretical and practical philosophy.

Reading Freedom

Reading Freedom
Author by: Hunter A. Calder
Release: 2000
Editor: Pascal Press
Pages: 112
ISBN: 1740200756
Language: en
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BOOKS IN SERIES: 7 BOOKS IN READING F REEDOM 2000 PROGRAM: 24 ISBN: 978174020 0752 AUTHOR: Hunter Calder RRP: $17.95 PAGES: 112 pp. The Reading Freedom series is written specifically for students with reading proble ms (suggested age 8 - Adult). The series is carefully structured t o enable students to become independent readers. Reading Freedom Book 4 brings students to the level of independent reading skills. Stude nts learn how to approach longer words using syllabification and structu ral analysis techniques. Students also develop their skills in working w ith compound words and contractions. Through a variety of motivational e xercises and activities they gradually develop their skills so they can read longer or more complex words with accuracy and fluency. Upon comple tion of this book, students will be able to read independently. T he Reading Freedom 2000 Diagnostic Handbook should be used to place stud ents at the correct level in the program. In order to work successfully with the Reading Freedom Activity Books, teachers should refer to the Re ading Freedom Teacher Resource Book. Student progress can be monitored u sing the Reading Freedom Achievement Tests Book.

Law Love and Freedom

Law  Love and Freedom
Author by: Joshua Neoh
Release: 2019-06-30
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781108427654
Language: en
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Moving from monasticism to constitutionalism, and from antinomianism to anarchism, this book reveals law's connection with love and freedom.

Freedom of Expression

Freedom of Expression
Author by: Stephen A. Smith
Release: 2018
Editor: Lulu.com
Pages: 704
ISBN: 9780999728390
Language: en
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"The texts in this volume represent earlier contributions to the ongoing conversation about the meaning of "the freedom of speech, and of the press," collected and selected to help the reader situate and understand what has gone on before and to advance the contemporary argument in a more informed way."--Introduction, page v.

Freedom s Prophet

Freedom   s Prophet
Author by: Richard S. Newman
Release: 2008-03-01
Editor: NYU Press
Pages: 359
ISBN: 0814758525
Language: en
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An Interview with the Author on the History News Network A Founding Father with a Vision of Equality: Richard Newman's op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer Author Spotlight in The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "Gold" Winner of the 2008 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award, Biography Category Freedom's Prophet is a long-overdue biography of Richard Allen, founder of the first major African-American church and the leading black activist of the early American republic. A tireless minister, abolitionist, and reformer, Allen inaugurated some of the most important institutions in African-American history and influenced nearly every black leader of the nineteenth century, from Douglass to Du Bois. Allen (1760–1831) was born a slave in colonial Philadelphia, secured his freedom during the American Revolution, and became one of the nations leading black activists before the Civil War. Among his many achievements, Allen helped form the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, co-authored the first copyrighted pamphlet by an African American writer, published the first African American eulogy of George Washington, and convened the first national convention of black reformers. In a time when most black men and women were categorized as slave property, Allen was championed as a black hero. As Richard S. Newman writes, Allen must be considered one of America's black Founding Fathers. In this thoroughly engaging and beautifully written book, Newman describes Allen's continually evolving life and thought, setting both in the context of his times. From Allen's early antislavery struggles and belief in interracial harmony to his later reflections on black democracy and black emigration, Newman traces Allen's impact on American reform and reformers, on racial attitudes during the years of the early republic, and on the black struggle for justice in the age of Adams, Jefferson, Madison, and Washington. Whether serving as Americas first black bishop, challenging slaveholding statesmen in a nation devoted to liberty, or visiting the President's House (the first black activist to do so), this important book makes it clear that Allen belongs in the pantheon of Americas great founding figures. Freedom's Prophet reintroduces Allen to today's readers and restores him to his rightful place in our nation's history.

The Poet s Freedom

The Poet s Freedom
Author by: Susan Stewart
Release: 2011-10-11
Editor: University of Chicago Press
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780226773841
Language: un
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Why do we need new art? How free is the artist in making? And why is the artist, and particularly the poet, a figure of freedom in Western culture? The MacArthur Award–winning poet and critic Susan Stewart ponders these questions in The Poet’s Freedom. Through a series of evocative essays, she not only argues that freedom is necessary to making and is itself something made, but also shows how artists give rules to their practices and model a self-determination that might serve in other spheres of work. Stewart traces the ideas of freedom and making through insightful readings of an array of Western philosophers and poets—Plato, Homer, Marx, Heidegger, Arendt, Dante, and Coleridge are among her key sources. She begins by considering the theme of making in the Hebrew Scriptures, examining their accountof a god who creates the world and leaves humans free to rearrange and reform the materials of nature. She goes on to follow the force of moods, sounds, rhythms, images, metrical rules, rhetorical traditions, the traps of the passions, and the nature of language in the cycle of making and remaking. Throughout the book she weaves the insight that the freedom to reverse any act of artistic making is as essential as the freedom to create. A book about the pleasures of making and thinking as means of life, The Poet’s Freedom explores and celebrates the freedom of artists who, working under finite conditions, make considered choices and shape surprising consequences. This engaging and beautifully written notebook on making will attract anyone interested in the creation of art and literature.

A Freak of Freedom

A Freak of Freedom
Author by: James Theodore Bent
Release: 1879
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 271
ISBN: BSB:BSB11389650
Language: en
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Voices of Freedom and Lyrics of Love

Voices of Freedom and Lyrics of Love
Author by: Gerald Massey
Release: 1851
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 78
ISBN: OXFORD:590662829
Language: en
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The Plaint of Freedom To the Memory of Milton

The Plaint of Freedom   To the Memory of Milton
Author by: William James Linton
Release: 1852
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 75
ISBN: OXFORD:590606565
Language: en
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Freedom Farmers

Freedom Farmers
Author by: Monica M. White
Release: 2018-11-06
Editor: UNC Press Books
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781469643700
Language: en
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In May 1967, internationally renowned activist Fannie Lou Hamer purchased forty acres of land in the Mississippi Delta, launching the Freedom Farms Cooperative (FFC). A community-based rural and economic development project, FFC would grow to over 600 acres, offering a means for local sharecroppers, tenant farmers, and domestic workers to pursue community wellness, self-reliance, and political resistance. Life on the cooperative farm presented an alternative to the second wave of northern migration by African Americans--an opportunity to stay in the South, live off the land, and create a healthy community based upon building an alternative food system as a cooperative and collective effort. Freedom Farmers expands the historical narrative of the black freedom struggle to embrace the work, roles, and contributions of southern black farmers and the organizations they formed. Whereas existing scholarship generally views agriculture as a site of oppression and exploitation of black people, this book reveals agriculture as a site of resistance and provides a historical foundation that adds meaning and context to current conversations around the resurgence of food justice/sovereignty movements in urban spaces like Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, New York City, and New Orleans.

Freedom and Happiness in the truth and ways of Christ Sermons

Freedom and Happiness in the truth and ways of Christ  Sermons
Author by: James STRATTEN
Release: 1862
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 494
ISBN: BL:A0021493951
Language: en
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Freedom in the Modern World

Freedom in the Modern World
Author by: John Macmurray
Release: 1934
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 215
ISBN: UCAL:$B288457
Language: en
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Freedom s Battle

Freedom s Battle
Author by: Gary Jonathan Bass
Release: 2009
Editor: Vintage Books
Pages: 509
ISBN: 9780307279873
Language: un
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Author Bass shows that there is an international tradition, reaching back more than two hundred years, of humanitarian intervention--confronting the suffering of innocent foreigners. Bass describes the political and cultural landscapes out of which theseactivists arose, as an emergent free press exposed Europeans and Americans to atrocities taking place beyond their shores and galvanized them to act. He brings alive a century of passionate advocacy in Britain, France, Russia, and the United States. He tells the stories of the activists themselves: Byron, Bentham, Madison, Gladstone, Dostoevsky, and Theodore Roosevelt among them. Bass also demonstrates that even in the imperialistic late nineteenth century, humanitarian ideals could play a significant role in shaping world politics, and argues that the failure of today's leading democracies to shoulder such responsibilities has led to catastrophes such as those in Rwanda and Darfur--catastrophes that he maintains are neither inevitable nor traditional.--From publisher description.

Freedom

Freedom
Author by: Jonathan Franzen
Release: 2010-08-31
Editor: HarperCollins Canada
Pages: 576
ISBN: 9781443404358
Language: en
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Patty and Walter Berglund were the new pioneers of old St. Paul—the gentrifiers, the hands-on parents, the avant-garde of the Whole Foods generation. Patty was the ideal sort of neighbour who could tell you where to recycle your batteries and how to get the local cops to actually do their job. She was an enviably perfect mother and the wife of Walter’s dreams. Together with Walter—environmental lawyer, commuter cyclist, total family man—she was doing her small part to build a better world. But now, in the new millennium, the Berglunds have become a mystery. Why has their teenage son moved in with the aggressively Republican family next door? Why has Walter taken a job working with Big Coal? What exactly is Richard Katz—outré rocker and Walter’s college best friend and rival—still doing in the picture? Most of all, what has happened to Patty? Why has the bright star of Barrier Street become “a very different kind of neighbour,” an implacable Fury coming unhinged before the street’s attentive eyes? In this instant #1 bestselling novel, Jonathan Franzen charts the mistakes and joys of these intensely realized characters as they struggle to learn how to live in an ever more confusing world. An epic of contemporary love and marriage, Freedom is a deeply moving portrait of our time.

If Freedom Fail

If Freedom Fail
Author by: Moray McLaren
Release: 1964
Editor: London : Secker & Warburg [1964]
Pages: 350
ISBN: UOM:39015028152406
Language: en
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Freedom Movement and Afterwards

Freedom Movement and Afterwards
Author by: Kamalāpati Tripāṭhī
Release: 1989
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 232
ISBN: UOM:39015024772694
Language: en
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Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom
Author by: Tisa Wenger
Release: 2017-08-31
Editor: UNC Press Books
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9781469634630
Language: en
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Religious freedom is so often presented as a timeless American ideal and an inalienable right, appearing fully formed at the founding of the United States. That is simply not so, Tisa Wenger contends in this sweeping and brilliantly argued book. Instead, American ideas about religious freedom were continually reinvented through a vibrant national discourse--Wenger calls it "religious freedom talk--that cannot possibly be separated from the evolving politics of race and empire. More often than not, Wenger demonstrates, religious freedom talk worked to privilege the dominant white Christian population. At the same time, a diverse array of minority groups at home and colonized people abroad invoked and reinterpreted this ideal to defend themselves and their ways of life. In so doing they posed sharp challenges to the racial and religious exclusions of American life. People of almost every religious stripe have argued, debated, negotiated, and brought into being an ideal called American religious freedom, subtly transforming their own identities and traditions in the process. In a post-9/11 world, Wenger reflects, public attention to religious freedom and its implications is as consequential as it has ever been.