Another Country

Another Country
Author: James Baldwin
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 425
Release: 2001-09-11
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780141186375

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Published in 1962, this is an emotionally intense novel of love, hatred, race and liberal America in the 1960s. Set in Greenwhich Village, Harlem and France, ANOTHER COUNTRY tells the story of the suicide of jazz-musician Rufus Scott and the friends who search for an understanding of his life and death, discovering uncomfortable truths about themselves along the way.

Another Country

Another Country
Author: Mary Bray Pipher
Publsiher: Putnam Adult
Total Pages: 328
Release: 1999
Genre: Family & Relationships
ISBN: STANFORD:36105022951177

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An exploration into the period of transition that marks the beginnings of old age offers a compassionate view of ways to build communication between generations

Another Country

Another Country
Author: James Baldwin
Publsiher: Vintage
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2013-09-17
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780804149716

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Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, Another Country is a novel of passions—sexual, racial, political, artistic. Stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting sensuality, this "brilliantly and fiercely told" book (The New York Times) depicts men and women, blacks and whites, stripped of their masks of gender and race by love and hatred at the most elemental and sublime. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

In Search of Another Country

In Search of Another Country
Author: Joseph Crespino
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2021-07-13
Genre: History
ISBN: 9781400832712

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In the 1960s, Mississippi was the heart of white southern resistance to the civil-rights movement. To many, it was a backward-looking society of racist authoritarianism and violence that was sorely out of step with modern liberal America. White Mississippians, however, had a different vision of themselves and their country, one so persuasive that by 1980 they had become important players in Ronald Reagan's newly ascendant Republican Party. In this ambitious reassessment of racial politics in the deep South, Joseph Crespino reveals how Mississippi leaders strategically accommodated themselves to the demands of civil-rights activists and the federal government seeking to end Jim Crow, and in so doing contributed to a vibrant conservative countermovement. Crespino explains how white Mississippians linked their fight to preserve Jim Crow with other conservative causes--with evangelical Christians worried about liberalism infecting their churches, with cold warriors concerned about the Communist threat, and with parents worried about where and with whom their children were schooled. Crespino reveals important divisions among Mississippi whites, offering the most nuanced portrayal yet of how conservative southerners bridged the gap between the politics of Jim Crow and that of the modern Republican South. This book lends new insight into how white Mississippians gave rise to a broad, popular reaction against modern liberalism that recast American politics in the closing decades of the twentieth century.

Another Country Another Life

Another Country  Another Life
Author: J. Patrick Boyer
Publsiher: Dundurn
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2013-03-30
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781459708426

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A young law clerk from England falls in love in 19th-century New York and reinvents himself in Canada. Quiet Isaac Jelfs led many lives: a scapegoated law clerk in England; a soldier in the mad Crimean War; a lawyer on swirling Broadway Avenue in New York. His escape from each was wrapped in deep secrecy. He eventually reached Canada, in 1869, with a new wife and a changed name. In his new home — the remote wilderness of Muskoka — he crafted yet another persona for himself. In Another Country, Another Life, his great-grandson traces that long-hidden journey, exposing Isaac Jelfs’ covered tracks and the reasons for his double life.

Always Another Country

Always Another Country
Author: Sisonke Msimang
Publsiher: Text Publishing
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2018-07-30
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781925603798

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• A frank, fierce and insightful memoir of a young girl’s path to womanhood, via many homes • From her stateless childhood in Zambia and Kenya and her college years in North America, to her return to South Africa in the euphoric 1990s and her adult life in Australia, Sisonke Msimang’s memoir is a candid and moving story of survival told through a global lens • With razor-sharp insight, Sisonke untangles the threads of race, class and gender so prominent in the fabric of her own life, all the way from the ugly face of racism in apartheid South Africa to the xenophobia of her newfound home in Perth • Deeply personal, Always Another Country is a moving portrait of Sisonke’s own life journey and all the romance, heartache and grief that has helped to make her the writer, activist, mother and woman she is today • Uncompromising, angry and hopeful, Sisonke represents a bold new voice on feminism, race and politics, in the tradition of Arundhati Roy, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Maxine Beneba Clarke • Sisonke is well known in the Australian writing community, having previously appeared at various literary festivals and events. Her TED Talk on storytelling has been viewed over 1 million times • Always Another Country will be the subject of a major publicity and marketing campaign in ANZ and will be published simultaneously with the US and UK editions. Bound proofs are available and Sisonke will be appearing at the Leading Edge Booksellers Conference in March 2018

Another Country

Another Country
Author: Christopher Camuto
Publsiher: University of Georgia Press
Total Pages: 351
Release: 2000-03-01
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 0820322377

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The southern Appalachians encompass one of the most beautiful, biologically diverse, and historically important regions of North America. In the widely acclaimed Another Country: Journeying toward the Cherokee Mountains, Christopher Camuto describes the tragic collision of natural and cultural history embedded in the region. In the spirit of Thoreau’s “Walking,” Camuto explores the Appalachian summit country of the Great Smoky Mountains--the historical home of the Cherokee--searching for access to the nature, history, and spirit of a magnificent, if diminished, landscape. As the author takes the reader through old-growth forests and ancient myths, he tells of the attempted restoration of Canis rufus, the controversial red wolf, to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He details the impact of European occupation, and his meditations on the enduring relevance of Cherokee language, thought, and mythology evoke an appreciation of what were once sacred rivers, forests, and mountains. Through this attempt “to catch glimpses of the Cherokee Mountains beyond the veil of the southern Appalachians,” Camuto forges a new consciousness about the complex, conflicted past hidden there and leaves us with an important, thought-provoking book about a haunting American region.

Another Country

Another Country
Author: Anjali Joseph
Publsiher: HarperCollins UK
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2012-06-07
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780007462803

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Longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize, this is a superb second novel from the author of the multiple-award winning ‘Saraswati Park’.

In Another Country

In Another Country
Author: Priya Joshi
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2002-04-24
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 9780231500906

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In a work of stunning archival recovery and interpretive virtuosity, Priya Joshi illuminates the cultural work performed by two kinds of English novels in India during the colonial and postcolonial periods. Spanning the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, readers and writers, empire and nation, consumption and production, In Another Country vividly explores a process by which first readers and then writers of the English novel indigenized the once imperial form and put it to their own uses. Asking what nineteenth-century Indian readers chose to read and why, Joshi shows how these readers transformed the literary and cultural influences of empire. By subsequently analyzing the eventual rise of the English novel in India, she further demonstrates how Indian novelists, from Krupa Satthianadhan to Salman Rushdie, took an alien form in an alien language and used it to address local needs. Taken together in this manner, reading and writing reveal the complex ways in which culture is continually translated and transformed in a colonial and postcolonial context.

In Another Country

In Another Country
Author: David Constantine
Publsiher: Comma Press
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2015
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9182736450XXX

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Featuring the story, 'In Another Country', that inspired the motion picture, 45 Years. Also featuring selected stories from David Constantine's Comma Press back catalogue : Under The Dam (2005); The Shieling (2009); Tea at the Midland (2012). Released one day before 45 Years, which will be released as a major film (Film4 / BFI) starring Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay. Directed by Andrew Haigh (Weekend , HBO’s Looking).

Notes on a Foreign Country

Notes on a Foreign Country
Author: Suzy Hansen
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2017-08-15
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9780374712440

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Winner of the Overseas Press Club of America's Cornelius Ryan Award • Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction A New York Times Book Review Notable Book • Named a Best Book of the Year by New York Magazine and The Progressive "A deeply honest and brave portrait of of an individual sensibility reckoning with her country's violent role in the world." —Hisham Matar, The New York Times Book Review In the wake of the September 11 attacks and the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, Suzy Hansen, who grew up in an insular conservative town in New Jersey, was enjoying early success as a journalist for a high-profile New York newspaper. Increasingly, though, the disconnect between the chaos of world events and the response at home took on pressing urgency for her. Seeking to understand the Muslim world that had been reduced to scaremongering headlines, she moved to Istanbul. Hansen arrived in Istanbul with romantic ideas about a mythical city perched between East and West, and with a naïve sense of the Islamic world beyond. Over the course of her many years of living in Turkey and traveling in Greece, Egypt, Afghanistan, and Iran, she learned a great deal about these countries and their cultures and histories and politics. But the greatest, most unsettling surprise would be what she learned about her own country—and herself, an American abroad in the era of American decline. It would take leaving her home to discover what she came to think of as the two Americas: the country and its people, and the experience of American power around the world. She came to understand that anti-Americanism is not a violent pathology. It is, Hansen writes, “a broken heart . . . A one-hundred-year-old relationship.” Blending memoir, journalism, and history, and deeply attuned to the voices of those she met on her travels, Notes on a Foreign Country is a moving reflection on America’s place in the world. It is a powerful journey of self-discovery and revelation—a profound reckoning with what it means to be American in a moment of grave national and global turmoil.

Another Country

Another Country
Author: Scott Herring
Publsiher: NYU Press
Total Pages: 237
Release: 2010-06-01
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 9780814737194

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The Half-Life of Policy Rationales argues that the appropriateness of policy depends on the state of technology, and that the justifications for many public policies are dissolving as technology advances. As new detection and metering technologies are being developed for highways, parking, and auto emissions, and information becomes more accessible and user-friendly, this volume argues that quality and safety are better handled by the private sector. As for public utilities, new means of producing and delivering electricity, water, postal, and telephone services dissolve the old natural-monopolies rationales of the government. This volume includes essays on marine resources, lighthouses, highways, parking, auto emissions, consumer product safety, money and banking, medical licensing, electricity, water delivery, postal service, community governance, and endangered species. The editors have mobilized the hands-on knowledge of field experts to develop theories about technology and public policy. The Half-Life of Policy Rationales will be of interest to readers in public policy, technology, property rights, and economics.

Foreign Direct Investment in the Real and Financial Sector of Industrial Countries

Foreign Direct Investment in the Real and Financial Sector of Industrial Countries
Author: Heinz Herrmann,Robert Lipsey
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 366
Release: 2012-12-06
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9783540247364

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A collection of papers on the determinants and consequences of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the real and financial sectors of industrial countries. The text sheds new light on the determinants of FDI, in particular the role of governmental incentives. Another main topic is the role of FDI in the east European accession countries. It provides insights into the question of whether EU enlargement will have consequences for capital flows into those countries. Since the start of European monetary union, the discussion on cross-border mergers in the European banking industry has intensified. The final part of the book contains contributions to this debate.

Tomorrow Is Another Country

Tomorrow Is Another Country
Author: Alliste Sparks,Allister Spakrs
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2012-01-31
Genre: History
ISBN: 9781448135004

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Tomorrow is Another Country celebrates the miraculous social, moral and political transformation in South Africa signaled by the death of apartheid. For the first time, the true events which shaped history are revealed in this fascinating account. A drama hidden behind official world coverage, which stretches back to the four years before Nelson Mandela was released from jail in February 1990. Allister Sparks, South Africa's award-winning journalist, tells an extraordinary story of secret meetings between leading government parties, their political prisoners and the outlawed opposition - a dangerous, bloody political conflict which led to the historic election of 1994.

Parcel Post in Foreign Countries

Parcel Post in Foreign Countries
Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 326
Release: 1912
Genre: Parcel post
ISBN: HARVARD:HNDN5W

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