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Soundtrack to a Movement: African American Islam, Jazz, and Black Internationalism
Soundtrack to a Movement: African American Islam, Jazz, and Black Internationalism

Explores how jazz helped propel the rise of African American Islam during the era of global Black liberation

Amid the social change and liberation of the civil rights and Black Power movements, the tenor saxophonist Archie Shepp recorded a tribute to Malcolm X’s emancipatory political consciousness.
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The Vaal Uprising of 1984 and the Struggle for Freedom in South Africa
The Vaal Uprising of 1984 and the Struggle for Freedom in South Africa
On 3 September 1984 a bloody uprising set the African townships of the Vaal Triangle aflame. Triggered by dissatisfaction over rent increases and a local government that was failing to provide any meaningful political power or social transformation to the black majority, it heralded the insurrectionary period that was to profoundly...
It Tolls For Thee: A guide to celebrating and reclaiming the end of life
It Tolls For Thee: A guide to celebrating and reclaiming the end of life
A funeral celebrant's story about how celebrating death, and creating personalised space for grief, can enrich lives and give meaning to death.

After a close encounter with death, Tom Morton realised he needed a change of pace and perspective. He decided to become the only independent funeral celebrant on the
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The Age of Dinosaurs: The Rise and Fall of the World’s Most Remarkable Animals
The Age of Dinosaurs: The Rise and Fall of the World’s Most Remarkable Animals

Think you know about dinosaurs? Think again! New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Steve Brusatte brings young scientists and readers everywhere into his world of massive herbivores and fearsome predators, daily unexpected discoveries, and all the new science used to learn about some of the...

Career Command Through Filipino Martial Arts
Career Command Through Filipino Martial Arts
Are you ready to advance your career like a warrior? Are you ready to get a promotion and a raise without sacrificing your integrity? Are you ready to fall back in love with your job? Dr. Bryan Stoops is an educator and professional martial artist. Bryan has over fifteen years of experience in K12, both as a teacher and administrator in places...
Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear
Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear
“Hart’s argument that we need to drastically revise our current view of illegal drugs is both powerful and timely . . . when it comes to the legacy of this country’s war on drugs, we should all share his outrage.” —The New York Times Book Review

From one of the world's
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Atlantic Passages: Race, Mobility, and Liberian Colonization
Atlantic Passages: Race, Mobility, and Liberian Colonization

Established by the American Colonization Society in the early nineteenth century as a settlement for free people of color, the West African colony of Liberia is usually seen as an endpoint in the journeys of those who traveled there. In Atlantic Passages, Robert Murray reveals that many Liberian settlers did not remain in...

Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance
Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance
How two centuries of Indigenous resistance created the movement proclaiming “Water is life”

In 2016, a small protest encampment at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, initially established to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, grew to be the largest Indigenous protest movement in the...

Material Girls: Why Reality Matters for Feminism
Material Girls: Why Reality Matters for Feminism

'A clear, concise, easy-to-read account of the issues between sex, gender and feminism . . . an important book' Evening Standard

'A call for cool heads at a time of great heat and a vital reminder that revolutions don't always end well' Sunday Times

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LLVM Techniques, Tips, and Best Practices Clang and Middle-End Libraries: Design powerful and reliable compilers using the latest libraries and tools from LLVM
LLVM Techniques, Tips, and Best Practices Clang and Middle-End Libraries: Design powerful and reliable compilers using the latest libraries and tools from LLVM

Learn how you can build the next big programming language, compiler, or source code analyzer using LLVM and Clang

Key Features

  • Explore Clang, LLVM's middle-end and backend, in a pragmatic way
  • Develop your LLVM skillset and get to grips with a variety of common use...
Bengal 2021 : An Election Diary
Bengal 2021 : An Election Diary
"On 20 May 2011, Mamata Banerjee was sworn in as the first female chief minister of West Bengal, bringing an end to thirty-three years of CPI(M) rule. ‘Poriborton!’ screamed the morning papers, echoing Trinamool Congress’s catchphrase for bringing in change. A decade later, amidst allegations against the TMC of political...
Pilates and Conditioning for Dancers
Pilates and Conditioning for Dancers
Professional dance is an exciting but demanding career to choose, and the dancer of today needs to be physically prepared for the stress on the body that a performing life entails. Pilates and Conditioning for Dancers is a practical guide to exercises designed specifically for dance students and professionals alike. The...
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