Filename: spargo-s-confession.pdf
ISBN: 9781456790387
Release Date: 2012-09-12
Number of pages: 394
Author: Donald R. Rawe
Publisher: AuthorHouse

Download and read online SPARGO S CONFESSION in PDF and EPUB The Revd. James Spargo has a well kept secret to impart- his youthful involvement with the great Cornish smuggling industry. Using the proceeds of his illegal activities to gain an education and become a parish priest, in so doing becoming involved with three winsome beauties, he defends his activities and explains his motives. This book also presents the underlying economic necessities of 19th century smuggling: poverty and cruelly high import duties on nearly everything, necessities as well as luxuries. Securely based on the history of Lodenek (Padstow) this novel by one of Cornwall’s foremost authors brings us vividly back to life in early 19th century North Cornwall, continuing and expanding the tradition of Jamaica Inn and the Poldark series. ‘A great tale of estuarine romance, adventure and seafaring reminiscent of Crosbie Garstin. His best novel yet.’ Bert Biscoe, Cornish poet and activist. ‘Rawe is a hero of the Cornish revival.’ Cornish World. ‘A cracking yam full of originality and enthusiasm, it tells of the Reverend James Spargo who takes up his pen ‘to confess my past misdeeds and unlawful exploits.’ Cornish people at home and Cousin Jacks abroad will delight in this historic drama, fi lled with colour, and the salty fl avour of the sea, as well as the divisions of local life. ‘ Western Morning News.

British and American Anticommunism Before the Cold War

Filename: british-and-american-anticommunism-before-the-cold-war.pdf
ISBN: 0714681776
Release Date: 2001
Number of pages: 274
Author: Markku Ruotsila
Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Download and read online British and American Anticommunism Before the Cold War in PDF and EPUB This work examines in a comparative historical way the socialist, liberal and conservative strands of Anglo-American anticommunist thought before the Cold War. In so doing, this book provides us with an intellectual pre-history of Cold War attitudes and policy positions.

The Criminal Law Reporter

Filename: the-criminal-law-reporter.pdf
ISBN: IND:30000002406092
Release Date: 1969-10
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Confessions of Saint Augustine

Filename: confessions-of-saint-augustine.pdf
ISBN: 9780567110053
Release Date: 1944-01-01
Number of pages: 224
Author: Frank J. Sheed
Publisher: A&C Black

Download and read online Confessions of Saint Augustine in PDF and EPUB Sheed's classic translation of Augustine's Confessions. True to the original, and in a subtle and dignified English translation, let this be a cornerstone of your library.

The Christian Century

Filename: the-christian-century.pdf
ISBN: UIUC:30112109567831
Release Date: 1920
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Vigilant Memory

Filename: vigilant-memory.pdf
ISBN: 0801883113
Release Date: 2006-07-31
Number of pages: 311
Author: R. Clifton Spargo
Publisher: JHU Press

Download and read online Vigilant Memory in PDF and EPUB Vigilant Memory focuses on the particular role of Emmanuel Levinas's thought in reasserting the ethical parameters for poststructuralist criticism in the aftermath of the Holocaust. More than simply situating Levinas's ethics within the larger context of his philosophy, R. Clifton Spargo offers a new explanation of its significance in relation to history. In critical readings of the limits and also the heretofore untapped possibilities of Levinasian ethics, Spargo explores the impact of the Holocaust on Levinas's various figures of injustice while examining the place of mourning, the bad conscience, the victim, and the stranger/neighbor as they appear in Levinas's work. Ultimately, Spargo ranges beyond Levinas's explicit philosophical or implicit political positions to calculate the necessary function of the "memory of injustice" in our cultural and political discourses on the characteristics of a just society. In this original and magisterial study, Spargo uses Levinas's work to approach our understanding of the suffering and death of others, and in doing so reintroduces an essential ethical element to the reading of literature, culture, and everyday life.

American Socialists and Evolutionary Thought 1870 1920

Filename: american-socialists-and-evolutionary-thought-1870-1920.pdf
ISBN: 0299136043
Release Date: 1993
Number of pages: 310
Author: Mark Pittenger
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

Download and read online American Socialists and Evolutionary Thought 1870 1920 in PDF and EPUB American Socialists and Evolutionary Thought, 1870-1920 demonstrates how evolutionary theories fundamentally shaped, and ultimately undercut, the American socialist movement. Mark Pittenger examines the attempts of radicals in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to synthesise the evolutionary ideas of Charles Darwin and Herbert Spencer with socialist philosophy, social theory and political practice. In contrast to authors who have shown the influence of Darwinism on conservative and progressive political ideologies, Pittenger establishes that radicals also took scientific ideas seriously and wanted to link the public fascination with evolution to their own cause.

The Confessions

Filename: the-confessions.pdf
ISBN: 9780191500978
Release Date: 1998-03-05
Number of pages: 352
Author: Saint Augustine
Publisher: OUP Oxford

Download and read online The Confessions in PDF and EPUB In this new translation the brilliant and impassioned descriptions of Augustine's colourful early life are conveyed to the English reader with accuracy and art. Augustine tells of his wrestlings to master his sexual drive, his rare ascent from a humble Algerian farm to the edge of the corridors of high power at the imperial court of Milan, and his renunciation of secular ambition and marriage as he recovered the faith that his mother had taught him. It was in a Milan garden that Augustine finally achieved the act of will to Christian conversion, which he compared to a lazy man in bed finally deciding it is time to get up and face the day. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

The Federal Reporter

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105061689340
Release Date: 1970
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Confessions of a Journalist

Filename: confessions-of-a-journalist.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015080475802
Release Date: 1949
Number of pages: 32
Author: Victor S. Yarros

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Capitalism on Trial

Filename: capitalism-on-trial.pdf
ISBN: UVA:X030730330
Release Date: 1931
Number of pages: 210
Author: Julia Emily Johnsen

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The Reference Shelf

Filename: the-reference-shelf.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015048884111
Release Date: 1931
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Shame and Modernity in Britain

Filename: shame-and-modernity-in-britain.pdf
ISBN: 9781137319197
Release Date: 2017-02-20
Number of pages: 323
Author: Anne-Marie Kilday
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online Shame and Modernity in Britain in PDF and EPUB This book argues that traditional images and practices associated with shame did not recede with the coming of modern Britain. Following the authors’ acclaimed and successful nineteenth century book, Cultures of Shame, this new monograph moves forward to look at shame in the modern era. As such, it investigates how social and cultural expectations in both war and peace, changing attitudes to sexual identities and sexual behaviour, new innovations in media and changing representations of reputation, all became sites for shame’s reconstruction, making it thoroughly modern and in tune with twentieth century Britain’s expectations. Using a suite of detailed micro-histories, the book examines a wide expanse of twentieth century sites of shame including conceptions of cowardice/conscientious objection during the First World War, fraud and clerical scandal in the interwar years, the shame associated with both abortion and sexual behaviour redefined in different ways as ‘deviant’, shoplifting in the 1980s and lastly, how homosexuality shifted from ‘Coming Out’ to embracing ‘Pride’, finally rediscovering the positivity of shame with the birth of the ‘Queer’.