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Moses E. Ochonu explores a rare system of colonialism in Middle Belt Nigeria, where the British outsourced the business of the empire to Hausa-Fulani subcolonials because they considered the area too uncivilized for Indirect Rule. Ochonu reveals that the outsiders ruled with an iron fist and imagined themselves as bearers of Muslim civilization rather than carriers of the white man's burden. Stressing that this type of Indirect Rule violated its primary rationale, Colonialism by Proxy traces contemporary violent struggles to the legacy of the dynamics of power and the charged atmosphere of religious difference.
THE KENT FAMILY CHRONICLES HIS LAND. The vast, virgin ocean of trees was his empire. He was Renno, the White Indian, the mightiest of all the Seneca braves. Now the settlers came to sweep over his home and hunting grounds, with their strange ways, their fiery weapons -- and with the beautiful Englishwoman claimed the verdant New World. Some came to settle, some to steal and wage war. Each man, woman and child found a new life. A harsh yet thrilling fate awaited Deborah -- one that few women dared dream and fewer still would ever know.
This book challenges one of the most pervasive and powerful beliefs of our time concerning world history and world geography. This is the doctrine of European diffusionism, the belief that the rise of Europe to modernity and world dominance is due to some unique European quality of race, environment, culture, mind, or spirit, and that progress for the rest of the world results from the diffusion of European civilization. J.M. Blaut persuasively argues that this doctrine is not grounded in the facts of history and geography, but in the ideology of colonialism. It is the world model which Europeans constructed to explain, justify, and assist their colonial expansion. The book first defines the Eurocentric diffusionist model of the world as one that invents a permanent world core, an "Inside," in which cultural evolution is natural and continuous, and a permanent periphery, and "Outside," in which cultural evolution is mainly an effect of the diffusion of ideas, commodities, settlers, and political control from the core. The ethnohistory of the doctrine is traced from its 16th-century origins, through its efflorescence in the period of classical colonialism, to its present form in theories of economic development, modernization, and new world order. Blaut demonstrates that most "Western" scholarship is to some extent diffusionist and based implicitly in the idea that the world has one permanent center from which culture-changing ideas tend to emanate. Eurocentric diffusionism has shaped our attitudes concerning race and the environment, psychology and society, technology and politics.
Beginning in 1866 and continuing for over a century, more than eight thousand people suspected of having leprosy were forcibly exiled to the Hawaiian island of Molokai -- the longest and deadliest instance of medical segregation in American history. Torn from their homes and families, these men, women, and children were loaded into shipboard cattle stalls and abandoned in a lawless place where brutality held sway. Many did not have leprosy, and many who did were not contagious, yet all were ensnared in a shared nightmare. Here, for the first time, John Tayman reveals the complete history of the Molokai settlement and its unforgettable inhabitants. It's an epic of ruthless manhunts, thrilling escapes, bizarre medical experiments, and tragic, irreversible error. Carefully researched and masterfully told, The Colony is a searing tale of individual bravery and extraordinary survival, and stands as a testament to the power of faith, compassion, and the human spirit.
Anne Hatley is a sharp-witted and acerbic young teacher from the South, in need of a reprieve from the drudgery of work and an increasingly tedious relationship. She accepts an invitation to the nation's largest research colony, where scientists-DNA pioneer James D. Watson among them-hope to "cure" Anne of a rare gene that affects her bone growth: She is missing a leg and walks with a prosthesis. Anne feels fine the way she is, and she strives to maintain her resolve under pressure from her peers and from doctors eager to pioneer an experimental procedure, which would make her the first patient to generate a new leg. Meanwhile, she falls into a reluctant romance with the rakish Nick, possessor of the "suicide gene"; befriends Charles Darwin, who is on site digging through the eugenics archive; and attempts to come to terms with her first love.The Colony is the story of one young woman struggling to accept who she is, and who she will become. But it is also a novel that mines some of the most polarizing issues of our time-among them, medical ethics, body image, and genetic engineering.
Four hundred years have passed since the leaders of an ecologically threatened Earth launched a great fleet of asteroid ships toward the stars. Five pristine planets were designated to be colonized by descendants of the first crews. Each new world would be inhabited by a homogenous mix of creators and facilitators, workers and intelligentsia. All would prosper in harmonious equality. But things have changed over the centuries...<P> Hillbrane Harkover belongs to the Jneers, the privileged third of the tripartite class system that evolved during the voyage. Now, with the first world landing mere months away, she finds herself betrayed by one of her own, expelled from her caste, and exiled to the dangerous fringes of the fleet. Abandoned here, where lowly Mechs toil in unsafe, unhealthy conditions, Hillbrane no longer has a place in the cruel hierarchy she has always taken for granted. But a four-century-old dream is suddenly in dire jeopardy, doomed by custom, suspicion, and class hatred. And someone on the outside may be the only one who can save the first colony--and the fleet--from catastrophe.
Outside Arhat, Iowa (population 8,000), there are cornfields and there's the Colony, a small Christian community whose inhabitants are willing themselves back to biblical times. Precocious, fifteen-year-old Eve is a Colony girl, but she's too smart and impatient to stay put. Along with her friends, she is reaching that age where the future looms and Town beckons. She gets a job on the local highway crew as a flagman, falls in love with both Joey, the local teen Adonis, and Herbert, his portly, tortured, middle-aged dad. Meanwhile, the Colony is in disarray. Gordon, its charis¬matic and creepy founder, has been acting strange lately . . . strange even for a cult leader. He is holed up in his house watching twenty-four-hour cable, ignoring his flock, and drinking grain alcohol. Now the bizarre marriage he has arranged for Eve's best friend has the Colony Elders up in arms. As Colony Girl races to an unexpected climax, bold Eve finds herself trying to save the Colony even as she struggles to escape its grasp. Sharp, witty, and entirely fresh, this coming-of-age story mixes religion, sex, and the eternal American hunger for freedom.
From the most delicate pastel tint to the boldest bright hue, color is a vitally important tool to you as an artist. Whether your preferred medium is acrylic, oil, or watercolor, a strong understanding of color and its applications is essential. Color and How to Use It includes in-depth information on color theory, important properties of color and light, and the fundamentals of color mixing. This comprehensive guide will teach you what color is, how it works, and how to make it work for you in your paintings.
The new edition of this full-color atlas presents nearly 900 images from one of the largest and busiest trauma centers in North America. The images bring the reader to the bedside of patients with the full spectrum of common and uncommon traumatic injuries including motor vehicle accidents, falls, lacerations, burns, impalements, stabbings and gunshot wounds. The clinical, operative and autopsy photographs; x-ray, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging and angiography radiographs; and original illustrations depicting injury patterns will help guide clinicians in recognizing, prioritizing and managing trauma patients. Organized by major body regions into separate chapters on the head, face, neck, chest, abdomen, musculoskeletal system, spine and soft tissue, this thorough text discusses management guidelines, emergency workup protocols and common pitfalls. The Color Atlas of Emergency Trauma is an essential resource for those involved in trauma care.
DISCOVER YOUR TRUE COLOR(S) WITH THE COLOR CODE -- AND UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL FOR SUCCESS AT WORK AND AT HOME Go ahead, take the test, and find out what makes you (and others) tick. By answering the 45-question personality profile, you will no doubt gain insight and illumination that will start you out on a thrilling journey of self-discovery while you: * Identify your primary color * Read others easily and accurately * Discover what your primary motivators are * Identify and develop your natural strengths and transform your weaknesses * Improve your relationships with yourself and others * Enhance your business performance The Color Code will, quite simply, change your life. It is guaranteed to make a difference in every relationship you have, starting with the relationship you have with yourself.
Make lively scenes out of paper models with this fun children's origami ebook.Kids love to make crafts. Whether it's scribbling on a page, putting stickers all over everything or cutting out crazy shapes, kids take supreme pleasure in being crafty.The Color & Collage Origami Art is a unique new origami paper craft product that will teach children to fold, assemble, compose, color and display large collages. They'll have fun folding individual origami models for stand-alone play and as an added bonus being able to arrange these pieces on the included collage backgrounds. All of the folds are designed to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. None of the projects require paint or tools so just grab some origami paper and start folding right away!The ebook contains: Step-by-step instruction Easy-to-follow diagrams 35 fun origami projectsRegardless of skill level, kids will be folding like a pro right out of the gate with The Color & Collage Origami ebook.Origami Projects include: Gingerbread House Starry Sky Playhouse Penguin Picnic Christmas TreeNoah's Ark
A courageous, humane, and provocative examination of how differences in color and features among African Americans have played and continue to play a role in their professional lives, friendships, romances, and families.From the Trade Paperback edition.
A girl in red, a girl in yellow, a girl in blue, and a boy in black and white are all set to stir up the rainbow. Watch them create a living kaleidoscope, step by step by step.
The Third Edition of Michael Doyle's classic Color Drawing remains the ultimate up-to-date resource for professionals and students who need to develop and communicate design ideas with clear, attractive, impressive color drawings.Update with over 100 pages, this Third Edition contains an entirely new section focused on state-of-the-art digital techniques to greatly enhance the sophistication of presentation drawings, and offers new and innovative ideas for the reproduction and distribution of finished drawings. Color Drawing, Third Edition Features:* A complete body of illustrated instructions demonstrating drawing development from initial concept through final presentation* Finely honed explanations of each technique and process* Faster and easier ways to create design drawings* Over 100 new pages demonstrating methods for combining hand-drawn and computer-generated drawing techniquesStep-by-step, easy-to-follow images will lead you through digital techniques to quickly and easily enhance your presentation drawings.
Simple secrets for colors that sing Don't settle for colors that just sit there. Inspired by the work of the great Impressionists,Color Harmoniesshows you how to use analogous colors (colors next to each other on the color wheel) and their complements to achieve lively, glowing effects. By keeping palette-mixing to a minimum, placing pure color notes side by side, and applying other simple but powerful color tricks, you'll create sparkling passages of color that attract your viewer's eye, engage the imagination, and make your paintings shine. 5 demonstrations illustrate the step-by-step creation of stunning light-filled paintings. Includes expert instruction on drawing and composition, techniques for adding texture and interest, making the most of light and shadow, and more. Richly illustrated with gorgeous landscape, flower and figure paintings. Brimming with 30 years' worth of instruction by a veteran workshop teacher,Color Harmoniesoffers a strong foundation for artists just starting out in watercolor, as well as groundbreaking advice for advanced artists in search of more effective and personal approaches to color and light.
Describes the emotional impact of color and the use of color in fashion and design.
The rules for color are not black and white. Color Inspirationscontains some of the very best color palettes from the popular website COLOURlovers. com, organized by color family in a logical, easy-to-use format. In this complete reference, you'll discover 3,286 fresh, inspiring color palettes--ready to be applied to your latest design or project and complete with accurate CMYK, RGB and HEX values. In fact, you can use the included CD* to import any color palette into your design software immediately. *PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CD IS NOT INCLUDED WITH THE EBOOK VERSION OF THIS TITLE This comprehensive book also includes a brief primer on color theory and an inspiration section that will help you discover new color combinations in the world around you. It contains everything you need to find the best color palettes for your project in a snap. From the Introduction:"We all have some common connections and associations to color based on cultural influences and popular theories, but color is ultimately a unique experience for all of us. And because of that, there is not just one set of rules for how to think about and use color. We live in a global community with tools that allow us to create something independently and share it with the masses. This interconnected environment generates a much wider spectrum of color ideas and color applications. "
Originating as three lectures delivered at the U. of Missouri in April 1992 (just one day after the "not guilty" verdict was returned in the trial of Los Angeles police officers in the beating of Rodney King), distinguished historian Franklin reflects on the most tragic and persistent social problem in American history-- racism.
The bestselling author of The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake returns with a wondrous collection of dreamy, strange, and magical stories.Truly beloved by readers and critics alike, Aimee Bender has become known as something of an enchantress whose lush prose is "moving, fanciful, and gorgeously strange" (People), "richly imagined and bittersweet" (Vanity Fair), and "full of provocative ideas" (The Boston Globe). In her deft hands, "relationships and mundane activities take on mythic qualities" (The Wall Street Journal).In this collection, Bender's unique talents sparkle brilliantly in stories about people searching for connection through love, sex, and family--while navigating the often painful realities of their lives. A traumatic event unfolds when a girl with flowing hair of golden wheat appears in an apple orchard, where a group of people await her. A woman plays out a prostitution fantasy with her husband and finds she cannot go back to her old sex life. An ugly woman marries an ogre and struggles to decide if she should stay with him after he mistakenly eats their children. Two sisters travel deep into Malaysia, where one learns the art of mending tigers who have been ripped to shreds.In these deeply resonant stories--evocative, funny, beautiful, and sad--we see ourselves reflected as if in a funhouse mirror. Aimee Bender has once again proven herself to be among the most imaginative, exciting, and intelligent writers of our time.
An original short story by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sharon Sala links to her full-length contemporary women's fiction novel, The Curl Up and Dye. The novella centers around the four women who run the Curl Up and Dye hair salon and their relationships with the quirky customers of small-town Blessings, Georgia. Their meddlesome efforts at match-making run awry, but there's always another makeover just around the corner.
Color Me Beautiful: Discover Your Natural Beauty Through The Colors That Make You Look Great and Feel Fabulous!by Carole Jackson
Finding your colors will be the nicest thing you can do for yourself. Without dieting, expense or effort, color can make you beautiful TODAY! In Color Me Beautiful, Carole Jackson, a leading professional color consultant, tells you how. The secret is simple: she uses the four seasons to describe people and their best colors. For just as nature is divided into four distinct seasons, each with its own harmonious colors - you have a unique skin tone, hair and eye coloring in tune with one of them: WINTER SUMMER AUTUMN SPRING. Carole Jackson tells you how to discover your "season" and how to use the 30 sensational colors in your "seasonal palette" to make your wardrobe, hair color, makeup and accessories just right for you. Your 30 "right" colors will smooth and clarify your complexion and bring healthy color to your face. You'll feel better all over. And, you'll learn how to unclutter your closet, dress for your figure, discover your clothing "personality," design your personal wardrobe and make it workable for all occasions, learn to use accessories successfully from scarves to stockings, And shop sanely. Color Me Beautiful is more than a beauty book: color can put you in tune with yourself and bring out your real beauty --- the beauty that comes from total harmony with yourself.
It's fun. It's easy. It's foolproof. The celebrated Queen of Color, Carole Jackson shows how her clear, detailed application techniques will bring out the beauty in you. Fully illustrated with vivid color-true palettes and full-color photos showing right and wrong looks for each season, this is the best make-up investment you'll ever make.
Like many other African-Americans, Nellie and her family move North for a better life and hopefully, to escape racism. Instead, they are faced with a more sinister form of prejudice--hatred within their own race.
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