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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9780801843266
Boek cover A Death in the Delta van Stephen J. Whitfield (Paperback)
The Story of Emmett Till
In August 1955, the mutilated body of Emmett Till-a fourteen-year-old black Chicago youth-was pulled from Mississippi's Tallahatchie River. Abducted, severely beaten, and finally thrown into the river with a weight fastened around his neck with barbed wire, Till, an eighth-grader, was killed for allegedly whistling at a white woman. The nation was horrified by Till's death. When the all-white, all-male jury hastily acquitted the two white defendants, the outcry reached a frenzied pitch-spurring a fury that would prove critical in the mobilization of black resistance to white racism in the...
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Nederlands | Druk: 1 | Hardcover | 9789000034031
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Boek cover Ik wil de maan van Emmett, J. (Hardcover)
Mol ziet voor het eerst de maan. 'Wat is dat voor moois?' Die glinsterende bal wil hij wel hebben. Maar de maan uit de lucht plukken is niet zo makkelijk als hij denkt!
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Nederlands | Druk: 2 | Kartonboek Binding=Leder | 9789000035960
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Boek cover Ik wil de maan van Emmett, J. (Onbekend)
Mol ziet voor het eerst de maan. 'Wat is dat voor moois?'' Die glinsterende bal wil hij wel hebben. Maar de maan uit de lucht plukken is niet zo makkelijk als hij denkt!
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Engels | Paperback | 9781604738506
Boek cover Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press van Davis W. Houck (Paperback)
Employing never-before-used historical materials, the authors of Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press reveal how Mississippi journalists both expressed and shaped public opinion in the aftermath of the 1955 Emmett Till murder. Combing small-circulation weeklies as well as large-circulation dailies, Davis W. Houck and Matthew A. Grindy analyze the rhetoric at work as the state attempted to grapple with a brutal, small-town slaying. Initially coverage tended to be sympathetic to Till, but when the case became a clarion call for civil rights and racial justice in Mississippi, journalists...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9780615970479
Boek cover The Murder and Lynching of Emmett Till van Ernest J Muhammad (Paperback)
The Book the Movie the Untold Story
This is a revealing fiction book, based on the life of Emmett Louis Till (July 25, 1941- August 28, 1955) Emmett was murdered in Mississippi at the age of 14 after reportedly whistling with a white woman. Till was from Chicago, Illinois, visiting his relatives in Money, Mississippi, in the Mississippi Delta region, when he spoke to 21-year-old Carolyn Bryant, the married proprietor of a small grocery store there. Several nights later, Bryant's husband Roy and his half-brother J. W. Milam arrived at Till's great-uncle's house where they took Till, transported him to a barn, beat him and gouged...
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Engels | Paperback | 9781500879068
Boek cover Booker T. Washington van Emmett J Scott (Paperback)
This is not a Booker T. Washington biography in the ordinary sense. The exhaustive ''Life and Letters of Booker T. Washington'' remains still to be compiled. In this more modest work we have simply sought to present and interpret the chief phases of the life of this man who rose from a slave boy to be the leader of ten millions of people and to take his place for all time among America's great men.Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 – November 14, 1915) was an American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9781849057424
Boek cover Transformative Imagery van Michael F. Cantwell (Paperback)
Cultivating the Imagination for Healing, Change, and Growth
Guided imagery is a transformative practice for reducing stress, healing mind and body, and improving performance. This definitive collection brings together leading pioneers in the field of guided imagery to share its theory, practice and history. Readers are introduced to the extensive uses of imagery, from its medical application for pain relief, cancer care and other physical healing, through its significant contribution to mental health and depth psychology, to its application within the arts and as a vehicle for social change. An exploration of the place of imagery within spiritual and...
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Engels | Paperback | 9781541230811
Boek cover The True Story of the Harlem Hellfighters in World War I van Emmett J Scott (Paperback)
Originally published in 1919 in the author’s larger “The American Negro in the World War,” this paperback edition tells the true story of the tough “Harlem Hellfighters,” the all-black regiment (369th Infantry Regiment) of the U.S. Army that served with the French against the Germans in World War I—the only regiment that “never lost a man captured, a trench, or a foot of ground.”
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Engels | Hardcover | 9781487501716
Boek cover My Final Territory van Yuri Andrukhovych (Hardcover)
Selected Essays
Yuri Andrukhovych is one of Ukraine's preeminent authors and cultural commentators. In recognition of his literary writings and his role as public intellectual he has received numerous awards including the Herder Prize, Hannah Arendt Prize, and the Goethe Medal. My Final Territory is a collection of Andrukhovych's philosophical, autobiographical, political, and literary essays, which demonstrate his enormous talent as an essayist to the English-speaking world. This volume broadens Andrukhovych's international audience and will create a dialogue with Anglophone readers throughout the world in...
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Engels | Hardcover | 9780199325122
Boek cover Let the People See van Elliott J. Gorn (Hardcover)
The Story of Emmett Till
Everyone knows the story of the murder of young Emmett Till. In August 1955, a fourteen-year-old Chicago boy was murdered in Mississippi for having-supposedly-flirted with a white woman named Carolyn Bryant, who was working behind the counter of a store. Emmett was taken from the home of a relative later that night by white men; three days later, his naked body was recovered in the Tallahatchie River, weighed down by a cotton-gin fan. Till's killers were acquitted, but details of what had happened to him became public; the story gripped the country and sparked outrage. Black journalists drove...
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