England appeals to the head
Ireland appeals to the heart
England is nice for the body
Ireland is nice for the soul
Originally released 1917. Illustrated.
By Bryan Givens
On February 20, 1665, the Inquisition of Lisbon arrested Maria de Macedo, the spouse of a midlevel reputable of the Portuguese Treasury, after she published in the course of a deposition that, because she used to be ten years previous, an enchanted Moor had usually "taken" her to a mystical fortress within the mythical land of wonders often called the Hidden Isle. The island paradise was once additionally the house of Sebastian, the previous king of Portugal (1557--1578), who had died in conflict in Morocco whereas on campaign in 1578. His physique remained undiscovered, in spite of the fact that, and lots of humans in seventeenth-century Portugal -- together with Maria -- eagerly awaited his go back in glory. In Judging Maria de Macedo, Bryan Givens deals a microhistorical exam of Maria's trial ahead of the Inquisition in Lisbon in 1665--1666, supplying an fascinating glimpse into Portuguese tradition on the time.
Maria's trial checklist contains a detailed piece of facts: a pamphlet she dictated to her husband fifteen years ahead of her arrest. within the pamphlet, reproduced in its entirety within the ebook, Maria recounts in enormous element her "journeys" to the Hidden Isle and her discussions with the folks there, King Sebastian particularly. now not all the elements of Maria's imaginative and prescient have been messianic in nature or perhaps Christian in foundation; her ideals consequently characterize a distinct synthesis of disparate cultural components in play in seventeenth-century Portugal.
Because the pamphlet antedates the Inquisition's involvement in Maria's case, it deals a unprecedented instance of a non-elite voice preserved with none mediation from an elite establishment similar to the Inquisition, as is the case with such a lot early smooth judicial documents. as well as reading Maria de Macedo's imaginative and prescient, Givens additionally makes use of the trial list to achieve perception into the values, matters, and reasons of the Inquisitors of their judgment of her strange case. He hence not just examines individually very important subcultures in early glossy Portugal, but additionally analyzes how they interacted with each one other.
Introducing a distinct female voice from the early smooth interval, Judging Maria de Macedo opens a novel window onto seventeenth-century Portuguese culture.
By Thomas Smyth
By Wiley Sword
Southern pride-the idea that the South's personality distinguishes it from the remainder of the country-had a profound influence on how and why Confederates fought the Civil battle, and endured to mildew their psyche when they have been defeated. In Southern Invincibility, award-winning historian Wiley Sword strains the roots of the South's trust in its personal superiority and examines the ways that that conviction contributed to the warfare attempt, even if it grew to become transparent that the South wouldn't win. trained via thorough study, Southern Invincibility is the ancient research of a psychology that keeps to outline the South.
Intorno al tema della donna ridotta a oggetto sessuale l’emancipazionismo femminile italiano dei primi decenni postunitari costruì l. a. sua critica ai modelli di genere, alla minorità giuridica femminile, all’esclusione delle donne dalla cittadinanza. Una critica alle ambiguità del progresso occidentale che wantì il delinearsi di una posizione fermamente anticoloniale, sorda alla retorica della civilizzazione tanto più se portata con le armi.
Questo libro intende fornire un contributo alla conoscenza della cultura femminista italiana ricollocandola nel contesto coloniale in cui nacque e si diffuse, nella convinzione che anche in Italia l’espansione africana abbia influito sulle modalità culturali e associative del movimento delle donne.
Le radici dell’anticolonialismo femminista, l. a. campagna consistent with il ritiro dall’Africa all’indomani di Adua, ma anche i cambiamenti di rotta, le assorted strategie di legittimazione culturale e sociale maturate a inizio Novecento, i silenzi e gli entusiasmi di fronte all’impresa di Libia costituiscono i diversi capitoli di questa “storia coloniale” del primo femminismo italiano.
As Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and executive Reform, Issa led a years-long struggle to discover what used to be particularly occurring within the Obama management and Hillary Clinton's nation division, whereas taking over a mainstream media and institution Beltway tradition he speedy figured out were not continuously drawn to the truth.
yet what the general public does not find out about great executive and what the folk won't discover is occurring to their state calls for somebody in Washington prepared to inform the reality regardless of who will get the blame.
accomplishing competitive oversight introduced Issa into clash with not just political foes, yet neighbors and allies besides. via all of it, he has sought to remind every person in executive they're nonetheless topic to the guideline of legislations and liable to the yank humans. WATCHDOG is the interior account of what it took to get the reality and what it is going to take for our democracy to endure.
Spannender Bericht einer abenteuerlichen Reise in der Südsee und über die Meuterei der Mannschaft - hier lesen Sie die Berichte des Kapitäns der Bounty, William Bligh.
Die Übersetzung aus dem Englischen und umfangreiche Anmerkungen besorgte der berühmte Naturforscher, Schriftsteller und Revolutionär Georg Forster (1754–1794).
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By Nathaniel Philbrick
Boston in 1775 is an island urban occupied through British troops after a chain of incendiary incidents by way of patriots who diversity from sober voters to thuggish vigilantes. After the Boston Tea social gathering, British and American squaddies and Massachusetts citizens have warily maneuvered round one another until eventually April 19, whilst violence eventually erupts at Lexington and Concord. In June, despite the fact that, with town bring to a halt from offers via a British blockade and Patriot armed forces poised in siege, skirmishes fall down to outright warfare within the conflict of Bunker Hill. it'd be the bloodiest conflict of the Revolution to return, and the purpose of no go back for the rebellious colonists.
Philbrick brings a clean standpoint to each point of the tale. He reveals new characters, and new aspects to universal ones. the true paintings of choreographing uprising falls to a thirty-three yr previous health practitioner named Joseph Warren who emerges because the on-the-ground chief of the Patriot reason and is fated to die at Bunker Hill. Others within the forged comprise Paul Revere, Warren’s fiancé the poet Mercy Scollay, a newly recruited George Washington, the reluctant British combatant normal Thomas Gage and his extra bellicose successor William Howe, who leads the 3 fees at Bunker Hill and presides over the claustrophobic cauldron of a urban lower than siege as either side play a nervy video game of brinkmanship for control.
With ardour and perception, Philbrick reconstructs the innovative landscape—geographic and ideological—in a enchanting narrative of the powerful, messy, blisteringly genuine origins of America.
By David France