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Download E-books Remembering Amy: Amy Gillett, the Girl Who Never Gave Up PDF

By Mike Safe

The tragic, real-life tale of a tender bicycle owner unfolds during this compelling tribute to Amy Gillette, who was once education as a member of the Australian women’s street biking crew while she used to be killed by means of an out-of-control vehicle. Her tale honors all athletes who teach and compete—far from the spotlight—with braveness and determination.

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Download E-books The Story of My Life PDF

The tale of My lifestyles, first released in 1903, is Helen Keller's autobiography detailing her formative years, specially her reviews with Anne Sullivan. parts of it have been tailored through William Gibson for a 1957 Playhouse ninety construction, a 1959 Broadway play, a 1962 Hollywood function movie, and the Indian movie "Black", which was once directed via Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The e-book is devoted to inventor Alexander Graham Bell. The commitment reads, "To ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Who has taught the deaf to talk and enabled the listening ear to listen to speech from the Atlantic to the Rockies, I devote this tale of My Life."

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Download E-books Oveta Culp Hobby: Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist (Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture (Numbered)) PDF

By Debra L. Winegarten

Oveta Culp pastime (1905–1995) had a life of stellar success. in the course of global warfare II, she was once requested to construct a women's military from scratch—and did. pastime turned Director of the Women's military Corps and the 1st military girl to earn the rank of colonel. President Eisenhower selected her as Secretary of healthiness, schooling, and Welfare, making her the second one lady in historical past to be appointed to a president's cupboard. whilst she wasn't serving within the executive, pastime labored together with her husband, former Texas governor William P. pastime, to guide a media empire that integrated the Houston Post newspaper and radio and television stations. She additionally supported the Houston group in lots of methods, from advocating for civil rights for African americans to donating generously to the Houston Symphony and the Museum of excellent Arts.

Oveta Culp Hobby is the 1st biography of this crucial girl. Written for heart tuition readers, it strains her existence from her formative years in Killeen to her outstanding achievements in Washington, DC, and Houston. Debra Winegarten presents the history to aid younger grownup readers comprehend the days within which pastime lived and the demanding situations she confronted as a girl in nontraditional jobs. She exhibits how pastime opened doorways for ladies to serve within the army and in different professions that also profit girls this present day. so much of all, Oveta Culp Hobby will encourage teenagers to keep on with their very own desires and switch them into tangible reality.

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Download E-books Women and Irish Diaspora Identities: Theories, Concepts and New Perspectives PDF

By D. A. J. MacPherson, Mary J. Hickman

Bringing jointly best professionals on Irish girls and migration, this booklet deals an important reassessment of where of girls within the Irish diaspora. It compares Irish ladies around the globe over the past centuries, atmosphere this study within the context of contemporary theoretical advancements within the research of diaspora. This assortment demonstrates the real function performed through girls within the development of Irish diasporic identities, assessing Irish women's event in Britain, Canada, New Zealand and the USA. This booklet develops a talk among different destinations of the Irish diaspora and the dominant tale in regards to the united states and, within the approach, emphasises the complexity and heterogeneity of Irish diasporan destinations and experiences.

This interdisciplinary assortment, that includes chapters by way of Breda grey, Louise Ryan and Bronwen Walter, will attract students and scholars of the Irish diaspora and women's migration.

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Download E-books Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household PDF

By Thavolia Glymph

This publication perspectives the plantation family as a website of creation the place competing visions of gender have been wielded as guns at school struggles among black and white ladies. Mistresses have been robust beings within the hierarchy of slavery instead of powerless sufferers of an identical patriarchal process chargeable for the oppression of the enslaved. Glymph demanding situations renowned depictions of plantation mistresses as "friends" and "allies" of slaves and sheds mild at the political value of ostensible inner most struggles, and at the political agendas at paintings in framing the family as deepest and family kinfolk as own.

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Download E-books Mentoring Strategies To Facilitate the Advancement of Women Faculty PDF

By Kerry K. Karukstis, Bridget L. Gourley, Miriam Rossi, and Laura L. Wright (Eds.)

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Download E-books The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney, Vol. 1: 1768-1773 PDF

Volume One is the 1st of a projected twelve-volume version of Burney's early journals and letters and covers the years 1768-73. This variation reproduces her earliest journals of their unique shape, changing passed over and changed passages. It indicates her improvement as an artist and comprises often bright sketches of her kin, associates, and neighbors in London and the rustic. additional volumes will hide the so-called "Streatham Years" (1778-86, four vols.) and "Court Years" (1786-91, 6 vols.). those will hold her in the course of the interval of her maximum reputation because the writer of the novels Evelina (1778) and Cecilia (1782), and may finish together with her go out from the court docket of King George III and Queen Charlotte after 5 onerous years of carrier to the Queen as moment Keeper of the gowns. Eighteenth-century students commonly regard Fanny's early journals as her most up to date and so much beautiful. This version enhances Joyce Hemlow's Oxford variation of Burney's letters and journals from 1791 to 1840 (12 vols., Oxford, 1972-84). whereas the early journals were revealed earlier than, Lars Troide's variation will give you the first complete textual content of Fanny's early journals, followed by means of thorough and actual annotations which absolutely explicate the context within which the journals have been written.

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