Peace and Freedom :The Civil Rights and Antiwar Movements in the 1960s by Simon Hall
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Overview: Two great social causes held center stage in American politics in the 1960s: the civil rights movement and the antiwar groundswell in the face of a deepening American military commitment in Vietnam. In Peace and Freedom, Simon Hall explores two linked themes: the civil rights movement’s response to the war in Vietnam on the one hand and, on the other, the relationship between the black groups that opposed the war and the mainstream peace movement. Based on comprehensive archival research, the book weaves together local and national stories to offer an illuminating and judicious chronicle of these movements, demonstrating how their increasingly radicalized components both found common cause and provoked mutual antipathies.
Peace and Freedom shows how and why the civil rights movement responded to the war in differing ways-explaining black militants’ hostility toward the war while also providing a sympathetic treatment of those organizations and leaders reluctant to take a stand. And, while Black Power, counterculturalism, and left-wing factionalism all made interracial coalition-building more difficult, the book argues that it was the peace movement’s reluctance to link the struggle to end the war with the fight against racism at home that ultimately prevented the two movements from cooperating more fully. Considering the historical relationship between the civil rights movement and foreign policy, Hall also offers an in-depth look at the history of black America’s links with the American left and with pacifism.
With its keen insights into one of the most controversial decades in American history, Peace and Freedom recaptures the immediacy and importance of the time.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History
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Introduction to Scheduling (Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science)
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14 books by Michael Hall
Requirements: .PDF reader, 140mb
Overview: L. Michael Hall is a cognitive psychologist who has authored over 40 NLP books and co-founded the ISNS (International Society of Neuro-Semantics and the MCF (Meta-Coaching Foundation) and trains worldwide.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational
Flunk. Start.: Reclaiming My Decade Lost in Scientology by Sands Hall
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 328 MB
Overview: In Flunk. Start., Sands Hall chronicles her slow yet willing absorption into the Church of Scientology. Her time in the Church, the 1980s, includes the secretive illness and death of its founder, L. Ron Hubbard, and the ascension of David Miscavige. Hall compellingly reveals what drew her into the religion – what she found intriguing and useful – and how she came to confront its darker sides.
As a young woman from a literary family striving to forge her own way as an artist, Hall ricochets between the worlds of Shakespeare, avant-garde theater, and soap opera, until her brilliant elder brother, playwright Oakley Hall III, falls from a bridge and suffers permanent brain damage. In the secluded canyons of Hollywood, she finds herself increasingly drawn toward the certainty that Scientology appears to offer.
In this candid and nuanced memoir, Hall recounts her spiritual and artistic journey with a visceral affection for language, delighting in the way words can create a shared world. However, as Hall begins to grasp how purposefully Hubbard has created the unique language of Scientology – in the process isolating and indoctrinating its practitioners – she confronts how language can also be used as a tool of authoritarianism.
Hall is a captivating guide, and Flunk. Start. explores how she has found meaning and purpose within that decade that for so long she thought of as lost; how she has faced the "flunk" represented by those years, and has embraced a way to "start" anew.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
Top of Mind: Use Content to Unleash Your Influence and Engage Those Who Matter to You by John Hall
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1 MB
Overview: A game-changing framework for staying top of mind with your audience―from the No. 1 company dominating content marketing
What do many successful businesses and leaders have in common? They’re the first names that come to mind when people think about their particular industries. How do you achieve this level of trust that influences people to think of you in the right way at the right time? By developing habits and strategies that focus on engaging your audience, creating meaningful relationships, and delivering value consistently, day in and day out.
It’s the winning approach John Hall used to build Influence & Co. into one of "America’s Most Promising Companies," according to Forbes. In this step-by-step guide, he shows you how to use content to keep your brand front and center in the minds of decision makers who matter. He reveals:
how consumer needs and expectations have changed and what this shift means for you
how to build a helpful, authentic, and consistent brand that serves others just as well as it serves you
proven methods for using digital content to enrich your target audience’s lives in ways that build real, lasting trust
Whether you’re a marketing leader engaging an audience of potential customers, a business leader looking to humanize your company brand, or an industry up-and-comer seeking to build influence, maintaining a prominent spot in your audience’s minds will increase the likelihood that the moment they need to make a choice, you’ll be the first one they call. There’s no better way to drive opportunities that result in increased revenue and growth.
Business is never "just" business. It’s always about relationships. It’s always about a human connection. When you’re viewed as a valuable, trustworthy partner, the opportunities are endless. Position yourself for success by establishing and developing content-driven relationships that keep you and your brand Top of Mind.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
Group Theoretic Cryptography (Chapman & Hall/CRC Cryptography and Network Security Series)
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Plato by Robert W. Hall (Geraint Parry, Editor)
Requirements: .ePUB, .MOBI/.AZW reader, 1.2MB
Overview: First published in 1981 this unique study discusses the evolution of Plato’s thought through the actual developments in Athenian democracy, the book also demonstrates Plato’s continuing responses to changes in political theory and argues for a new understanding of Plato’s goals for the state and his ultimate concern for the moral well-being of the citizens.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy
From Buchenwald to Carnegie Hall: Marian Filar – A Memoir by means of Marian Filar
Requirements: .PDF reader, 10 MB
Overview: Before the Nazis condemned Filar’s circle of relatives to Treblinka, those had been the final phrases Marian Filar’s mom mentioned to him: "I bless you. You will live on this horror. You will change into an excellent pianist, and I’ll be very happy with you." Marian Filar, the world over acclaimed live performance pianist carried out right through the arena and with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the National Symphony Orchestra, now not handiest dwelling as much as his mom’s final hope however, in her reminiscence, surpassing it.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs
Essential Evangelicalism: The Enduring Influence of Carl F. H. Henry by way of Matthew J. Hall, Owen Strachan
Requirements: .ePUB, .MOBI/.AZW reader, 1.9MB
Overview: In an age this is more and more conflicted about evangelical identification and theological fact, Christians desire a basis for navigating the transferring tradition. Although forgotten by way of some, twentieth-century theologian Carl F. H. Henry stands as some of the influential leaders of recent evangelicalism. In this selection of essays written by way of main theologians, readers will uncover the ordinary legacy that Henry left behind-a legacy desperately wanted in our international these days. Highlighting Henry’s unshakable self assurance within the fact of God’s Word, those essays display how a renewed dedication to theology will result in a better love for God and others.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy