The Black Hole of Empire by Partha Chatterjee

The Black Hole of Empire: History of a Global Practice of Power by Partha Chatterjee
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Overview: When Siraj, the ruler of Bengal, overran the British settlement of Calcutta in 1756, he allegedly jailed 146 European prisoners overnight in a cramped prison. Of the group, 123 died of suffocation. While this episode was never independently confirmed, the story of "the black hole of Calcutta" was widely circulated and seen by the British public as an atrocity committed by savage colonial subjects. The Black Hole of Empire follows the ever-changing representations of this historical event and founding myth of the British Empire in India, from the eighteenth century to the present. Partha Chatterjee explores how a supposed tragedy paved the ideological foundations for the "civilizing" force of British imperial rule and territorial control in India.

Chatterjee takes a close look at the justifications of modern empire by liberal thinkers, international lawyers, and conservative traditionalists, and examines the intellectual and political responses of the colonized, including those of Bengali nationalists. The two sides of empire’s entwined history are brought together in the story of the Black Hole memorial: set up in Calcutta in 1760, demolished in 1821, restored by Lord Curzon in 1902, and removed in 1940 to a neglected churchyard. Challenging conventional truisms of imperial history, nationalist scholarship, and liberal visions of globalization, Chatterjee argues that empire is a necessary and continuing part of the history of the modern state.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Reaching Down The Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into The Human Brain [Audiobook]

Reaching Down The Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into The Human Brain [Audiobook]

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The Girl in the Rabbit Hole by RJ Law

Hole Card Confessions: Hand-Reading and Exploitive Play in Hold’em


Hole Card Confessions: Hand-Reading and Exploitive Play in Hold’em
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Hole Card Confessions: Hand-Reading and Exploitive Play in Hold’em


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Hole’s Human Anatomy & Physiology

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Down the Rabbit Hole Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny AudioBook and eBook

Rabbit Hole by David Shurter

Rabbit Hole: A Satanic Ritual Abuse Survivor’s Story by David Shurter
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Overview: From the nationwide satanic panic in the 1980s to local political cover-ups, shocking kidnappings, unsolved child murders, and scandalous pedophile rings, this book takes you behind the deceptive headlines and, finally, reveals what was going on in Omaha when all hell broke loose. Rich and well-connected members of Omaha’s elite carried out unspeakable acts of abuse and even murder on innocent children. David Shurter was one of those sexually abused survivors forever scarred by the horrible rites performed on him by his own parents and other followers of Satan. It wasn’t until he entered psychotherapy in midlife that long ignored childhood memories came to light, and when he discovered his gruesome nightmares were indeed real. This book, finally, is an expose of the surprising participants and unbelievable horrors involving murder, drugs, lavish parties, pedophiles, suspected government conspiracies, and the Omaha gay scene that cast a dark cloud of suspicion over an unsuspecting city. David Shurter takes you down the rabbit hole.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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Pocket Hole Joinery


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The Rabbit’s Hole by Brian Christopher Shea

The Pocket Hole Solution to Trim Carpentry with Gary Striegler (DVDRip)

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