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By Camille-Yvette Welsch

Learn about the writers of well known kid's tales with the 'Who Wrote That?' sequence. every one ebook offers the lowdown on a favored writer, explaining their motivations and directory the books and characters they've got created. 'Did You Know?' bins spotlight attention-grabbing proof in regards to the authors.

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Download E-books Harriet Beecher Stowe: The Voice of Humanity in White America (Voices for Freedom: Abolitionist Heroes (Paperback)) PDF

By Henry Elliot

Following the passage of a legislation that made it a criminal offense to assist within the get away of slaves, Stowe lent her activities and her phrases to the trouble to aid slaves and placed an finish to slavery. She actively aided fugitive slaves and, with the e-book of the anti-slavery novel Uncle Toms Cabin, concentrated the countries awareness at the inhumanity of slavery.

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Download E-books 19 Stars of Indiana: Exceptional Hoosier Women PDF

By Michael S. Maurer

The 19 extraordinary modern Hoosier ladies profiled by way of Michael S. Maurer—one for every celebrity within the Indiana country flag—are leaders and pioneers who've excelled in numerous goals, together with legislation, enterprise, philanthropy, govt, medication, tune, artwork, athletics, faith, and schooling. one of the inspiring lifestyles tales are these of the 1st lady named leader pass judgement on of the U.S. District court docket in Indiana, the 1st to set up a Holocaust museum within the country, and the 1st girl elected Indiana's lieutenant governor. Maurer additionally introduces overseas golfing and billiards champions, opera singers, a rabbi, the founders of Vera Bradley Designs and For naked toes, and others. a lot of those girls led heart-pounding lives. All labored demanding, and with zeal, to accomplish their goals. Indiana girls of each new release will take pleasure in and savour their stories.

Sarah Evans Barker
Mary Bolk
Angela M. Brown
Alecia A. DeCoudreaux
Christel DeHaan
Nancy Shepherd Fitzgerald
Eva Mozes Kor
Jeanette Lee
Sylvia McNair
Patricia R. Miller
Nancy Noël
Mercy Okanemeh Obeime
Jane Blaffer Owen
Ora Hirsch Pescovitz
Ernestine Raclin
Sharon Rivenbark
Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
Becky Skillman
Carolyn Y. Woo

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Download E-books Opposites as Equals: Standard Differences Between Men and Women and How to Resolve Them PDF

By Richard Driscoll, Nancy Ann Davis

Present learn indicates huge transformations among the sexes that aren't going away. In Opposites as Equals husband and spouse psychologists Richard Driscoll, Ph.D., and Nancy Ann Davis, Ph.D. discover gender, patriarchy, chivalry, the conflict of the sexes, clash answer, glossy equality, and the advantages of marriage. males are obvious to be significantly extra intrigued by means of informal intercourse and are frequently opportunists, yet attempt to cover it. ladies are extra simply indignant and are extra insistent in arguments, whereas insisting that it's not so. males are extra hugely under pressure and harassed in clash with ladies, yet contemplate themselves insufficient instead of purely basic. males are inclined to concede, placate, or withdraw in arguments, which ladies misread as indifference. Insistence is a practicable genetic tactic for girls, to command a dedication, while heading off clash could be a safeguard play for males, to prevent offending the ladies who could hold their genes into the subsequent new release. a girl who will get disillusioned desires a guy to stick concerned and speak it out along with her, rather than vanishing, whereas a guy wishes a girl to manage her feelings and never be so disappointed. Nature turns out to application girls to be more well-off with confrontations, whereas showing extra stricken, and to application males to be extra hugely under pressure, whereas showing as convinced as attainable. Equality concerns, and relationships are top whilst women and men take part approximately both. As males withdraw amid confrontations, relationships flip emotionally barren or are completely damaged. The authors recommend that males could be extra forthright approximately their reports and remain concerned, whereas girls could melt their anger to point the taking part in box. twin criteria proceed in all places, even supposing idealists count on us to regard women and men an analogous. Even the popular double normal applies purely between friends and family, whereas for outsiders it reverses itself. you're extra accepting of an unknown girl who partakes of informal relatives together with your brother, yet swifter to sentence the unknown guy who takes informal good thing about your sister. We fight to guard ladies opposed to undesirable males, whereas we think males to maintain themselves. And we predict males to compensate ladies for sexual favors, whereas it truly is mistaken to recognize it and so much folks will be quite simply angry by means of the mere recommendation. The authors warning that we will be able to now not have the funds for to so misunderstand our opposites. each one false impression is a possible troublemaker, lurking within the shadows, able to journey us up or ship us chasing after one other rainbow. Relationships among women and men have gotten briefer, extra narcissistic, and more and more sour. One in 3 ladies are stumbled on to strongly resent males, whereas one in six males strongly resent girls. proceedings approximately males are actually ordinary, and one can finish that the conflict of the sexes is tilting opposed to males. 4 in 10 American little ones are born to unmarried girls, and the conventional family members has turn into an alternate way of life. when we see what we in general disregard, we will plan forward and application within the brighter futures we'd desire to see. we'll locate the solutions in the back of the masquerades, amidst the genuine women and men we should realize as ourselves. word: The you continue to do not comprehend identify proven in different of the subsequent stories refers back to the 1st variation of Opposites as Equals. The textual content for the first and second versions is identical.

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Download E-books Recent Developments in Alcoholism: Alcoholism and Women PDF

By Mary C. Dufour, Richard K. Fuller (auth.), Marc Galanter, Henri Begleiter, Richard Deitrich, Donald Gallant, Donald Goodwin, Edw

'Solid, believable, actual and loaded with pertinent and hugely referenced information about scientific and easy learn in alcholism between ladies and ethnic groups...an crucial textual content within the libraries of academicians, lecturers, clinicians, researchers, and coverage makers. the standard and scope of the paintings are groundbreaking, and it's handy to have all of it in a single source.' -American magazine of Psychiatry quantity 12 highlights the awesome evolution of alcoholism study over the past few years, targeting gender in alcohol activities and consequences.

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Download E-books The Life and Times of Mary Musgrove PDF

By Steven C. Hahn

The tale of Mary Musgrove (1700–1764), a Creek Indian–English lady suffering for achievement in colonial society, is an implausible one.

As a literate Christian, entrepreneur, and spouse of an Anglican clergyman, Mary used to be one in every of a small variety of “mixed blood” Indians to accomplish a place of prominence between English colonists. Born to a Creek mom and an English father, Mary’s bicultural history ready her for an eventful maturity spent within the tough and tumble global of Colonial Georgia Indian affairs.

Active in international relations, alternate, and politics—affairs in most cases ruled by way of men—Mary labored as an interpreter among the Creek Indians and the colonists—although a few argue that she did so for her personal profits, changing translations to sway transactions in her desire. Widowed two times within the leading of her lifestyles, Mary and her successive husbands claimed tremendous tracts of land in Georgia (illegally, as British officers may have it) by means of advantage of her Indian history, thereby souring her courting with the colony’s governing officers and seriously straining the colony’s dating with the Creek Indians.

Using Mary’s existence as a story thread, Steven Hahn explores the hooked up histories of the Creek Indians and the colonies of South Carolina and Georgia. He demonstrates how the fluidity of race and gender family at the southern frontier ultimately succumbed to extra inflexible hierarchies that supported the region’s rising plantation system.

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Download E-books The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe PDF

By J. Randy Taraborrelli

From New York Times bestselling writer J. Randy Taraborrelli comes the definitive biography of the main enduring icon in renowned American tradition.

When Marilyn Monroe turned well-known within the Fifties, the area was once instructed that her mom used to be both useless or just now not part of her existence. even if, that was once now not real. in reality, her mentally unwell mom was once a great deal found in Marilyn's international and the complicated relations dynamic that opened up behind the curtain is a narrative that hasn't ever ahead of been told...until now. during this groundbreaking e-book, Taraborrelli attracts complicated and sympathetic snap shots of the ladies so influential within the actress' lifestyles, together with her mom, her foster mom, and her felony mother or father. He additionally finds, for the 1st time, the stunning scope of Marilyn's personal psychological disorder, the identification of Marilyn's father and the half-brother she by no means knew, and new information regarding her courting with the Kennedy's-Bobby, Jack, and Pat Kennedy Lawford. Explosive, revelatory, and strangely relocating, this is often the last word at the lifetime of some of the most attention-grabbing and elusive icons of the 20th Century.

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Download E-books The Life of Lady Johanna Eleonora Petersen, Written by Herself: Pietism and Women's Autobiography in Seventeenth-Century Germany (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe) PDF

By Johanna Eleonora Petersen

In a time while the Pauline dictum decreed that girls be silent in concerns of the Church, Johanna Eleonora Petersen (1644–1724) used to be a pioneering writer of spiritual books, insisting on her correct to talk out as a believer above her male opposite numbers. Publishing her readings of the Gospels and the e-book of Revelation in addition to her techniques on theology often, Petersen and her writings created controversy, particularly in orthodox circles, and she or he grew to become a voice for the novel Pietists—those so much at odds with Lutheran ministers and their teachings. yet she defended her lay non secular calling and eventually revealed fourteen unique works, together with her autobiography, the 1st of its sort written via a girl in Germany—all in an age within which most ladies have been not able to learn or write.

Collected in The lifetime of girl Johanna Eleonora Petersen are Petersen's autobiography and shorter tracts that may turn into types of Pietistic devotional writing. A list of the prestige and contribution of ladies within the early Protestant church, this assortment may be crucial interpreting for students of seventeenth-century German spiritual and social heritage.

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