Download Rebel Destiny: Among the Bush Negroes of Dutch Guiana by Melville J. Herskovits PDF

By Melville J. Herskovits

Treface THE pages that stick to describe scenes within the lives of a Negro humans residing in isolation within the inside of Dutch Guiana, South A merica. those Negroes are the descendants of runaway slaves imported from A frica, who took shelter within the dense Guiana bush and proven African villages alongside the rivers whose rapids are their fortifications. the top of the 17th century already came upon those Negroes in continuously starting to be numbers up the Suriname River, and sooner than the center of the following century they have been sufficiently geared up to make repeated raids at the plantations for weapons and gunpowder, for machetes and girls. numerous campaigns have been carried out opposed to them, yet finally ultimate treaties have been concluded with the Dutch vendors of the colony, which assured them their freedom. this present day while a Bush Negro beverages with a white guy his toast is unfastened! 3 tribal teams visit make up this Bush Negro inhabitants. The Saramacca tribe, of whom we write, is located within the center of the colony alongside the higher reaches of the Suriname River (called through the Bush Negroes the Saramacca, and accordingly so named during this book), and farther south alongside the Gran Rio and the Pikien Rio. This tribe has had the least touch with outdoor affects, and it's the Saramacca language which differs so much from that spoken via the Negroes of the coastal sector. the second one is the A wka tribe, stumbled on commonly alongside the Marowyne (M aroni) River, which varieties the boundary among French and Dutch Guiana; there are furthermore numerous A wka villages at the lowerS
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Download Erinnerungen, 1848-1914 by Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff PDF

By Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff

Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff: Erinnerungen 1848-1914

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  • Erstdruck: Leipzig (Koehler) 1928.

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  • Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich von: Erinnerungen 1848–1914. Leipzig: Koehler, 1928.

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By Morgan Robertson

Futility, or the smash of the Titan is a singular which was once initially writtena nd released in 1898 by way of Morgan Robertson. This novel is the tale of an ocean liner, referred to as the Titan, which sinks within the North Atlantic ocean after hitting an iceberg. there are various similarities among this novel and the proof within the sinking of the giant fourteen years later. Morgan Robertson revisited his paintings in 1912 after the sinking of the immense and made the send higher in addition to altering the finishing of the tale.

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By W. E. B. Du Bois, Brent Hayes Edwards

Initially released in 1903, The Souls of Black Folk is a vintage examine of race, tradition, and schooling on the flip of the 20th century. With its singular blend of essays, memoir, and fiction, this publication vaulted Du Bois to the vanguard of yank political observation and civil rights activism. it truly is an impassioned, now and then searing account of the placement of African american citizens within the usa, creating a forceful case for the entry of African american citizens to better schooling and extolling the achievements of black tradition. Du Bois advances the provocative and influential argument that as a result of the inequalities and pressures of the ''race problem,'' African American id is characterised by way of ''double consciousness.'' This variation contains a worthy appendix of different writings by way of Du Bois, which sheds mild on his motivation and his targets.

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