Permanent RecordMetropolitan Books #ad - Written with wit, passion, and an unflinching candor, grace, Permanent Record is a crucial memoir of our digital age and destined to be a classic. The result would be an unprecedented system of mass surveillance with the ability to pry into the private lives of every person on earth. New york times bestselleredward snowden, reveals for the first time the story of his life, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, including how he helped to build that system and what motivated him to try to bring it down.
In 2013, twenty-nine-year-old edward snowden shocked the world when he broke with the American intelligence establishment and revealed that the United States government was secretly pursuing the means to collect every single phone call, text message, and email. Six years later, snowden reveals for the very first time how he helped to build this system and why he was moved to expose it.
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: The Illustrated Edition: An Indian History of the American West The Illustrated EditionsSterling Innovation #ad - Upon its publication in 1970, the book was universally lauded and became a cultural phenomenon that proved instrumental in transforming public perceptions of manifest destiny and the “winning” of the West. Using council records, massacres, brown’s work highlighted the voices of those American Indians who actually experienced the battles, and firsthand descriptions, autobiographies, and broken treaties.
Here is their view of the events that ultimately left them demoralized and defeated, including: the Battle of Sand Creek; Red Cloud’s War; the Battle of the Little Bighorn; and, of course, the Wounded Knee Massacre. Crazy horse, and spotted tail—the great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Sitting Bull, Ute, Cheyenne, Red Cloud, and other tribes—come to life through their own words and formal portraits.
Now, hundreds of illustrations—including maps, and paintings—enhance Brown’s masterpiece, photographs, sketches, making it even more vivid and personal. For the first time: a full-color illustrated edition of dee brown’s classic history of the American West!Eloquent, heartbreaking, and meticulously documented, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee follows the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the 19th century.
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: The Illustrated Edition: An Indian History of the American West The Illustrated Editions #ad - In addition to the incredible images, and lakota woman by mary crow dog, this edition also features relevant excerpts from such highly acclaimed Native-American themed books as Where White Men Fear to Tread by Russell Means, Mystic Chords of Memory by Michael Kammen, as well as all-new essays by contemporary historians and Native American leaders like Elliott West and Joseph Marshall III.
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The Greek Myths Volume I and IIThe Folio Society #ad - Handsome two volume set of the greek Myths by Robert Graves; Kenneth McLeish and Grahame Baker Used book in Good Condition.
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And Still the Waters RunPrinceton University Press #ad - For fear of libel suits and backlash against the university. The publication of debo's book fundamentally changed the way historians viewed, and wrote about, American Indian history. Fifty years after the book's publication, mcmurtry praised Debo's work in the New York Review of Books: "The reader, " he wrote, "is pulled along by her strength of mind and power of sympathy.
Because the book's findings implicated prominent state politicians and supporters of the University of Oklahoma, the university press there was forced to reject the book in. After their earlier forced removal from traditional lands in the southeastern states--culminating in the devastating 'trail of tears' march of the Cherokees--these five so-called Civilized Tribes held federal land grants in perpetuity, or "as long as the waters run, as long as the grass grows.
And Still the Waters Run #ad - Yet after passage of the dawes act in 1887, the land was purchased back from the tribes, whose members were then systematically swindled out of their private parcels. Writers from oliver lafarge, who characterized it as "a work of art, " to Vine Deloria, Jr. And larry mcmurtry acknowledge debts to Angie Debo.
Debo's classic work tells the tragic story of the spoliation of the Choctaw, Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw, and Seminole nations at the turn of the last century in what is now the state of Oklahoma. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
The Road to Disappearance: A History of the Creek Indians The Civilization of the American Indian SeriesUniversity of Oklahoma Press #ad - It is the chronicle of the internal life of the tribe—the structure of Creek society—with its folkways, politics, privations, wars, religious beliefs, and persecutions. We have given to the european people on this continent our thought forces-the best blood of our ancestors having intermingled with that of their best statesmen and leading citizens.
Secure in their careless strength, friendly toward the white man until his encroachment made them resentful and desperate, they learned that they had no guile to match broken promises, and no disciplined courage to provide unity against white ruthlessness. Yet, they still survived in native steadfastness-a trait which is characteristic of the Creek-until the final denouement produced by the Dawes Act.
The Road to Disappearance: A History of the Creek Indians The Civilization of the American Indian Series #ad - In the road to disappearance, miss debo tells for the first time the full Creek story from its vague anthropological beginnings to the loss by the tribe of independent political identity, when during the first decade of this century the lands of the Five Civilized Tribes were divided into severalty ownership.
Miss debo's research has divulged many new sources of information, and her history of the Creeks since the Civil War is a special contribution because that period has been largely neglected by the historians of the American Indian. The vitality of our race still persists, " said a Creek orator. We have not lived for naught.