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|Author||: Marriage Equality USA,Christine Allen,Fred Anguera,Shelly Bailes,Matthew Baume,Kirsten Berzon,Michael Boyajian,Billy Bradford,Kate Burns,Marvin Burrows,Geoff Callan,Joe Capley-Alfano,Frank Capley-Alfano,Beau Chandler,Sean Chapin,J. Scott Coatsworth,Michael Farino,Stuart Gaffney,Tim Garcia,Mike Goettemoeller,Baltimore Gonzalez,Carmen Goodyear,Tracy Hollister,Mark "Major" Jiminez,Davina Kotulski, PhD,Kitty Lambert-Rudd,Cheryle Lambert-Rudd,John Lewis,Amos Lim,Zack Lyons,Cathy Marino-Thomas,Michael Markiewicz,Brian Maschka,Alex McCord,Martha McDevitt-Pugh,Molly McKay,Peter Mesh,Colleen Mewing,Jolene Mewing,Joy O'Donnell,Gender Offenders,Ellen Pontac,Mir Reyad,Michael Sabatino,Charlie Scatamacchia,Will Scott,Mike Shaw,Del Shores,Brian Silva,Scott Smith,Leslie Stewart,Stephanie Stolte,David Cameron Strachan,Roland Stringfellow,Robert Sullivan,Jamila Tharp,David Thompson,Jan Thompson,Sam Thoron,Anne Tischer,Simon van Kempen,Joseph Vitale,Robert Voorheis,Jokie X Wilson,Edie Windsor,Laurie York|
|Publsiher||: Marriage Equality USA|
|Total Pages||: 240|
|Genre||: Political Science|
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"“The People’s Victory is a mirror for each of us to see our own power to fight for justice and create the change we want to see in our world.” – Gavin Newsom, Lieutenant Governor of California In 1996, a small group of Americans from all walks of life banded together to create one of the most miraculous political victories in modern American history. Opponents attacked the issue of marriage equality as amoral and a direct threat to families. Allies warned that it was a generation away from being practicable and a selfish drain of precious political capital. A stirring oral history told by those who almost inexplicably found themselves fighting on the front lines, The People's Victory recounts the successes – and the setbacks – that only served to strengthen everyone’s resolve to resist, fight, and bring equal marriage rights to an entire nation. Through it all, these love warriors found their voice and home in Marriage Equality USA, the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots organization of its kind. While high profile books, articles and documentaries have covered the judicial and legislative machinations, this book puts a human face on the people who made the everyday personal sacrifices to keep the movement alive. The People’s Victory shares deeply moving personal testimonies of over sixty people, from Marvin Burrows, who was forced out of his home and lost many treasured possessions after losing his lost his partner of fifty years; to Kate Burns, who risked arrest for the first time when she stood up for her relationship; to Mike Goettemoeller, who pushed his mother in a wheelchair with Marriage Equality USA to fulfill her dream of marching in a Pride parade. Edie Windsor, the triumphant lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case United States vs. Windsor recounts shouting down a major LGBTQ organization with “I’m 77 years old and I can’t wait!!” when they attempted to belittle marriage as a critical issue. Writer and producer Del Shores shares the touching moment his young teenage daughter used tears and laughter to console him after the passage of Proposition 8 in California dealt a blow to the cause. The People’s Victory is an inspirational roadmap for anyone who has felt passionately about an issue, but has questioned whether one person’s contribution can make a difference. These candid accounts once again prove that every movement for important social change must be built on the acts of everyday. In fact, that is the only way the people have ever been victorious. In his introduction, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom writes: “I hope these stories inspire you to resist, to fight, to win and in the end write the next stories in our continuing push for a more just and perfect union.”
|Author||: Kee Thuan Chye|
|Publsiher||: Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd|
|Total Pages||: 207|
|Genre||: Political Science|
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Few people believed the corrupt and oppressive Barisan Nasional government could be toppled. But the people were sick and tired of it. And the scandals surrounding the prime minister. He had brought shame to Malaysia, which became known to the world as a kleptocracy. This book tells the epic story of how Malaysians took responsibility for their country and struggled against the odds to change their government. Of how a 92-year-old former prime minister who had been an enemy of the Opposition for decades crossed over to join forces with the very man he had sent to jail 20 years earlier, and led the charge to topple the party he once loved. Starting with the outcome of the 13th general election in 2013 and then moving through five years of drama, surprises, ironies and twists to the climactic 14th general election of 9 May 2018, the narrative grows from despair to hope to euphoria. The book honours the concerned citizens who fought the good fight and contributed in ways big and small to bring about a new Malaysia. What they achieved was truly a victory of the people.
|Author||: Jeremy Brown|
|Publsiher||: Harvard University Press|
|Total Pages||: 476|
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This illuminating work examines the social, cultural, political, and economic dimensions of the Communist takeover of China. Instead of dwelling on elite politics and policy-making processes, Dilemmas of Victory seeks to understand how the 1949-1953 period was experienced by various groups, including industrialists, filmmakers, ethnic minorities, educators, rural midwives, philanthropists, stand-up comics, and scientists. A stellar group of authors that includes Frederic Wakeman, Elizabeth Perry, Sherman Cochran, Perry Link, Joseph Esherick, and Chen Jian shows that the Communists sometimes achieved a remarkably smooth takeover, yet at other times appeared shockingly incompetent. Shanghai and Beijing experienced it in ways that differed dramatically from Xinjiang, Tibet, and Dalian. Out of necessity, the new regime often showed restraint and flexibility, courting the influential and educated. Furthermore, many policies of the old Nationalist regime were quietly embraced by the new Communist rulers. Based on previously unseen archival documents as well as oral histories, these lively, readable essays provide the fullest picture to date of the early years of the People’s Republic, which were far more pluralistic, diverse, and hopeful than the Maoist decades that followed.
|Author||: Bunker Hill Monument Association|
|Total Pages||: 135|
|Genre||: Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775|
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|Author||: Jules Lobel|
|Publsiher||: NYU Press|
|Total Pages||: 321|
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"Success without Victory explores the political, social, and psychological contexts behind the cases themselves, as well as the eras from which they originated and the legal changes they subsequently influenced."--Jacket.
|Author||: David Weber|
|Publsiher||: Baen Books|
|Total Pages||: 560|
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Although The People's Republic of Haven believed Honor Harrington to be already dead and announced her execution, she returned from the prison planet called Hell, ready to aid the Allies' cause in the war.
|Author||: Liberal Publication Department (Great Britain)|
|Total Pages||: 135|
|Genre||: Great Britain|
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