Download Imperial Hygiene: A Critical History of Colonialism, by A. Bashford PDF

By A. Bashford

It is a cultural heritage of borders, hygiene and race. it really is approximately international our bodies, from Victorian Vaccines to the pathologized interwar immigrant, from smallpox quarantine to the leper colony, from sexual hygiene to nationwide hygiene to imperial hygiene. Taking British colonialism and White Australia as case experiences, the e-book examines public overall healthiness as spatialized biopolitical governance among 1850 and 1950. Colonial administration of race dovetailed with public future health into new limitations of rule, into racialised cordons sanitaires .

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Download War at the End of the World: Douglas MacArthur and the by James P. Duffy PDF

By James P. Duffy

One American soldier known as it “a eco-friendly hell on earth.” Monsoon-soaked desert, debilitating warmth, impassable mountains, torrential rivers, and disease-infested swamps—New Guinea was once a battleground way more lethal than the main fanatical of enemy troops. jap forces numbering a few 600,000 males begun touchdown in January 1942, decided to grab the island as a cornerstone of the Empire’s technique to knock Australia out of the battle. Allied Commander-in-Chief common Douglas MacArthur dedicated 340,000 americans, in addition to tens of millions of Australian, Dutch, and New Guinea troops, to retake New Guinea in any respect costs.

What was once a four-year crusade that concerned one of the most bad struggle in historical past. firstly emboldened via effortless victories through the Pacific, the japanese quickly encountered in New Guinea a roadblock reminiscent of the Germans’ disastrous try to take Moscow, a catastrophic setback to their warfare computing device. For the american citizens, victory in New Guinea was once the 1st crucial step within the lengthy march in the direction of the japanese domestic islands and the last word destruction of Hirohito’s empire. successful the battle in New Guinea used to be of severe significance to MacArthur. His avowed “I shall go back” to the Philippines may possibly in simple terms be finished after taking the island.

In this gripping narrative, historian James P. Duffy chronicles the main ruthless strive against of the Pacific battle, a struggle complex through rampant tropical ailment, violent rainstorms, and unforgiving terrain that punished either Axis and Allied forces alike. Drawing on fundamental assets, struggle on the finish of the realm fills in an important hole within the heritage of global struggle II whereas delivering readers a story of the 1st rank.

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Download Guardian of the Sea: Jizo in Hawaii by John R. K. Clark PDF

By John R. K. Clark

Jizo, essentially the most cherished Buddhist deities in Japan, is understood basically because the father or mother of youngsters and tourists. In coastal parts, fishermen and swimmers additionally glance to him for cover. quickly after their arrival within the overdue 1800s, issei (first-generation jap) coastline fishermen all started casting for ulua on Hawa`I's treacherous sea cliffs, the place they risked being swept off the rocky ledges. in line with a number of drownings, Jizo statues have been erected close to risky fishing and swimming websites, together with well known Bamboo Ridge, close to the Blowhole in Hawai`i Kai; Kawaih?pai Bay in Mokul?`ia; and Kawailoa seashore in Hale`iwa. mum or dad of the ocean tells the tale of a compassionate team of fellows who raised those statues as a provider to their groups. Written via an expert on Hawai`i's shores and water safeguard, mother or father of the ocean shines a gentle on a little-known part of Hawai`I's previous. It comprises priceless firsthand money owed taken from interviews with nisei (second new release) fishermen and citizens and articles from Japanese-language newspapers relationship way back to the early 1900s. as well as historical past details on Jizo as a father or mother deity and old info on Jizo statues in Hawai`i, the writer discusses shorecasting thoughts and companies, which as soon as performed a key position within the lives of neighborhood jap. even if shorecasting at the present time is completed extra for game than subsistence, it is still a major ocean job within the islands. In analyzing Jizo and the lives of issei, mother or father of the ocean makes an important contribution to our realizing of modern Hawai`i heritage.

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Download Death and the Running Patterer by Robin Adair PDF

By Robin Adair

1828: Sydney is a urban equipped at the backs of exiled convicts. yet in a colony of criminals, how do you cut down the record of suspects while a assassin is at the rampage?

Nicodemus Dunne was once a London policeman. After being deported on trumped up fees of attack, he now makes his residing in New South Wales as a working patterer, spreading the inside track of the day via notice of mouth. faced with a chain of grotesque and horribly artistic murders, the governor seeks out Dunne for his investigative talents and his skill to infiltrate all degrees of society.

With every one mutilated physique, the assassin has left clues for Dunne to decipher. Can he positioned the items of the puzzle jointly and seize his elusive quarry with out turning into prey himself?

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Download Living Spirits With Fixed Abodes: The Masterpieces by Barry Craig PDF

By Barry Craig

At the eve of Papua New Guinea's attainment of independence from Australia, leader Minister Michael Somare talked about the hot nation's cultural treasures as "living spirits with mounted abodes." He used to be bearing on the present trust of Papua New Guineans that every thing is invested with spirit, no longer least the items carved, modeled, or built for ceremonial, and infrequently daily, use. The Masterpieces Exhibition comprises the main major cultural treasures on exhibit on the Papua New Guinea's nationwide museum. This publication supplies the reader a radical account of every of the exhibition's 209 items. An advent goals to provide the overall reader an idea of the importance of the items and the way they're to be understood. different chapters offer a short heritage of the museum and its function in forging nationwide id. Editor Barry Craig units the person works of their neighborhood context with historic and box pictures. The gadgets are handled less than numerous headings: Watercraft, structure, home items, Gardening and Fertility Figures, looking and war, Musical tools, mask and Mortuary items.

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Download Americana by The Offspring PDF

By The Offspring

Очередная книга для любителей поиграть на нервах у родителей, для девочек во дворе, и так просто.. для себя...
Представлять вам группу The Offspring я не стану - нет смысла. У меня даже мысли в голову не пробираются о том, что кто-то может не знать этих музыкантов и тем более их альбом Americana, вышедший в 1998 году.
Альбом буквально за считаные мгновения стал супер-успешным. Кстати, он немного отличался (да и отличается теперь) от их остальных альбомов. Здесь они стебали уже не только хэви-метал, но и все музыкальные стили, которые им только удалось воспроизвести. В текстах появился какой-то юмор, но в большинстве своём они оставались такими же серьёзными и трагичными. Offspring'и производили впечатление весьма наивных провинциальных музыкантов, которые даже не понимают, насколько смешно они звучат. За это их и полюбило новое поколение реальных провинциальных подростков, звучавших так же смешно и мысливших столь же серьёзно.

Как и всегда партии голоса и гитары + табы...

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1. have you
2. beginning on the sunlight
three. lovely fly
four. the youngsters are usually not all right
five. emotions
6. She's bought matters
7. Walla walla
eight. the top of the road
nine. No breaks
10. Why do not you get a job?
11. Americana
12. Pay the fellow

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Download Neoliberal Indigenous Policy: Settler Colonialism and the by Elizabeth Strakosch PDF

By Elizabeth Strakosch

This e-book examines fresh alterations to Indigenous coverage in English-speaking settler states, and locates them in the broader shift from social to neo-liberal framings of citizen-state family through a case research of Australian federal coverage among 2000 and 2007.

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Download Thinking History Globally by Diego Olstein PDF

By Diego Olstein

The booklet brings jointly many fresh traits in writing heritage less than a typical framework: considering historical past globally. by means of pondering background globally, the publication explains, applies, and exemplifies the 4 uncomplicated ideas of research, the large C's: evaluating, connecting, conceptualizing, and contextualizing, utilizing twelve various branches of history.

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Download The Labour of Loss: Mourning, Memory and Wartime Bereavement by Joy Damousi PDF

By Joy Damousi

The Labour of Loss explores how moms, fathers, widows, kinfolk and neighbors handled their studies of grief and loss in the course of and after the 1st and moment global Wars. in accordance with an exam of non-public loss via letters and diaries, this learn makes an important contribution to realizing how humans got here to phrases with the deaths of family and friends. in contrast to different reports during this zone, The Labour of Loss considers how mourning affected women and men in several methods, and analyzes the gendered dimensions of grief.

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Download Snowbound (Harlequin Super Romance) by Janice Kay Johnson PDF

By Janice Kay Johnson

Stranded with a lovely soldier…A mountain snowfall, an enigmatic conflict veteran and an remoted cabin – no longer what Fiona MacPherson anticipated while she set out on a visit into the mountains together with her scholars! Taking take care of from the hurricane at John Fallon’s inn, Fiona is attracted to the quietly commanding battle-scarred warrior. whilst her arrival shatters John’s solitude, his international shifts on its axis. because the hurricane rages outdoor, John’s emotions for the candy instructor get enhanced. The ex-soldier faces his toughest struggle – discovering the braveness to arrive out to the extraordinary girl who has reworked his existence!

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