Born in Blood and Fire

A Concise History of Latin America, Fourth Edition

Author: John Charles Chasteen

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

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Category: History

Page: 356

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Born in Blood and Fire, Fourth Edition has been extensively revised to heighten emphasis on current cultural analyses of Latin American society and facilitate meaningful connections between the Encounter and the present. Throughout the Fourth Edition, a new full-color design highlights an enriched and expanded map and illustration program. This, along with new quizzing and assessment options and a new edition of the companion reader, offers students and instructors more support than ever before.

Blood and Fire

Author: David Gerrold

Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.

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Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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With an introduction by D.C. Fontana The Morthans were physically and mentally superior. Descended from humans, they were now, literally, “more-than" human … and considered the human race to be little better than animals. They would stop at nothing to conquer the remaining human-controlled worlds. Formerly a never-filmed script for Star Trek: The Next Generation, this conclusion to the Star Wolf trilogy finds Executive Officer Korie and the crew of the Star Wolf answering a distress call from a mysteriously lifeless ship. On board the Norway, they discover half-wave, half-particle clusters of golden light—and a dead man. The lights are the energy form of bloodworms, a fatal infestation that feeds off the energy of living bodies, which scientists on the Norway have developed for use in the Alliance's war against the Morthans. Officer Korie's struggle between his conscience and his desire for vengeance will determine not only the safety of the Star Wolf, but the fate of the enemies he's sworn to destroy.

Blood and Fire

Toward a Global Anthropology of Labor

Author: Sharryn Kasmir

Publisher: Berghahn Books

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Category: Social Science

Page: 308

View: 836

Based on long-term fieldwork, six vivid ethnographies from Colombia, India, Poland, Spain and the southern and northern U.S. address the dwindling importance of labor throughout the world. The contributors to this volume highlight the growing disconnect between labor struggles and the advancement of the greater common good, a phenomenon that has grown since the 1980s. The collection illustrates the defeat and unmaking of particular working classes, and it develops a comparative perspective on the uneven consequences of and reactions to this worldwide project. Blood and Fire charts a course within global anthropology to address the widespread precariousness and the prevalence of insecure and informal labor in the twenty-first century.

By Blood and Fire

July 22, 1946: The Attack On Jerusalem's King David Hotel

Author: Thurston Clarke

Publisher: Open Road Media

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Category: History

Page: 177

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On July 22, 1946 six members of the Irgun, a Jewish underground group headed by future Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, entered the basement of Jerusalem’s King David Hotel and planted seven milk churns filled with explosives underneath the wing housing the headquarters of the British Mandatory Government of Palestine. The ensuing explosion killed ninety-one Britons, Arabs, and Jews, in roughly equal numbers, at the time the greatest death toll in any single act of terrorism. The bombing was a pivotal moment in Israeli and Palestinian history, and was one of several dramatic attacks that eventually persuaded the British to leave Palestine. Clarke’s minute-by-minute account of the attack is thrilling, and his narrative brings the perpetrators and victims vividly to life.

THE BLOOD THE FIRE AND THE SWORD

Author: Patricia Eze

Publisher: Author House

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Category: Religion

Page: 144

View: 707

Hannah is a Christian who documents her life as an abused wife who discovered that she has been demonized due to the misdeeds of her parents. After attending a Pentecostal church deliverance ministry, she discovers that her parents' part in the occult practice of Obeah had led to her suffering from a generational curse causing a harsh and negative impact on her life. The story documents real life drama as the writer tells of her encounter with the Pastor at the deliverance ministry which led to years of research and digging deeper into the spirit realm. Hannah narrates her painful and humiliating struggles whilst going through the deliverance process and how she learned to use the full arsenal of heavenly weaponry to receive and maintain her deliverance by keeping all the spiritual doors to Satan and his demons firmly closed.

Blood & Fire

General William Booth

Author: William Hamilton Nelson

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Page: 269

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Blood and Fire

La Violencia in Antioquia, Colombia, 1946-1953

Author: Mary Roldan

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

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Category: History

Page: 392

View: 756

DIVThis study of one of the most deadly conflicts this hemisphere has ever experienced, the Colombian Violencia (1945-1958), demonstrates links between past and present violence and its connection to political democracy, racism, regionalism, and state format/div

Fire and Blood: 300 Years Before A Game of Thrones (A Targaryen History) (A Song of Ice and Fire)

Author: George R.R. Martin

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

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Category: Fiction

Page: 736

View: 551

Set 300 years before the events in A Song of Ice and Fire, FIRE AND BLOOD is the definitive history of the Targaryens in Westeros as told by Archmaester Gyldayn, and chronicles the conquest that united the Seven Kingdoms under Targaryen rule through to the Dance of the Dragons: the Targaryen civil war that nearly ended their dynasty forever.

With Blood and Fire

Life Behind Union Lines in Middle Tennessee, 1863-65

Author: Michael Raymond Bradley

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Category: History

Page: 210

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Ideological cleansing. Military and paramilitary units committing mass murder. Bodies left unburied. Ethnic and racial conflict. Prisoners executed without trial. Civilian dwellings destroyed for political purposes. Mass deportations. Civilian informers touching off military raids. Rape. Torture. Looting. These scenes were being enacted in all those parts of the South that were under Union military occupation during the years of the Civil War.

Of Blood and Fire

The Untold Story of Bangladesh's War of Independence

Author: Jāhānārā Imāma

Publisher:

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Category: Bangladesh

Page: 246

View: 309

Author's personal experiences and observations of 1971 Revolution, written in the form of a diary, 1st March-17th December 1971.

Through Blood and Fire

The Civil War Letters of Major Charles J. Mills 1862-1865

Author: Charles James Mills

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Category: United States

Page: 280

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Of Blood and Fire

Author: Ryan Cahill

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Page: 494

View: 333

Of Blood and Fire is a classic Epic Fantasy adventure. It takes all the familiar fantasy tropes - elves, dwarves, giants, and dragons - and adds a fresh, contemporary twist.

Through Blood and Fire at Gettysburg

Author: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

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Category: Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863

Page: 909

View: 118

By Blood & Fire

The Attack on the King David Hotel

Author: Thurston Clarke

Publisher: Penguin Adult HC/TR

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Category: Eretz Israel

Page: 304

View: 857

Fire in the Blood

Author: Erin M. Evans

Publisher: Wizards of the Coast

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Category: Fiction

Page: 528

View: 111

SCRIBE- award-winning author, Erin M. Evans, continues the riveting tale of her Sundering character, Farideh, as she becomes embroiled in a Forgotten Realms-flavored game of thrones. In a direct follow-up to the third book in the Sundering series, The Adversary, young warlock Farideh falls into the midst of a battle for the throne of Cormyr. As the war brought on by the Sundering rages across Faerûn, princes and princesses, wizards and rogues scheme to capture the seat of power of the Land of the Purple Dragon—with Farideh and her allies caught squarely in the middle.

Fire in the Blood

Author: W.R. Gingell

Publisher: W. R. Gingell

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View: 900

A princess in a dragon-guarded tower. The prince who is to rescue her. The prince’s ensorcelled dragon. And one enchanted keep that might just be enough to kill them all... It’s widely known that Princess Kayami Koto is held captive in the Enchanted Keep by a dragon of great ferocity and skill. So when the bold, daring and crafty Prince Akish attempts to rescue her, it seems only sensible to bring his own dragon, Rafiq. But the Keep’s dragon is only the first Circle in the Keep’s Seven Circles of Challenge, and both Rafiq and the prince will have to keep their wits about them if they’re to survive and rescue the princess. There to help them is the princess’ serving maid, Kako. But why does Kako seem so familiar to Rafiq? Will she really help them, or does she have her own agenda? Rafiq isn’t sure, but he knows one thing: Kako may be the only person who can free him from his bondage to the prince, and that’s worth any amount of risk.

Fire & Blood

Author: George R. R. Martin

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 736

View: 290

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work, the inspiration for HBO’s upcoming Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon “The thrill of Fire & Blood is the thrill of all Martin’s fantasy work: familiar myths debunked, the whole trope table flipped.”—Entertainment Weekly Centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones, House Targaryen—the only family of dragonlords to survive the Doom of Valyria—took up residence on Dragonstone. Fire & Blood begins their tale with the legendary Aegon the Conqueror, creator of the Iron Throne, and goes on to recount the generations of Targaryens who fought to hold that iconic seat, all the way up to the civil war that nearly tore their dynasty apart. What really happened during the Dance of the Dragons? Why was it so deadly to visit Valyria after the Doom? What were Maegor the Cruel’s worst crimes? What was it like in Westeros when dragons ruled the skies? These are but a few of the questions answered in this essential chronicle, as related by a learned maester of the Citadel and featuring more than eighty all-new black-and-white illustrations by artist Doug Wheatley. Readers have glimpsed small parts of this narrative in such volumes as The World of Ice & Fire, but now, for the first time, the full tapestry of Targaryen history is revealed. With all the scope and grandeur of Gibbon’s The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Fire & Blood is the the first volume of the definitive two-part history of the Targaryens, giving readers a whole new appreciation for the dynamic, often bloody, and always fascinating history of Westeros. Praise for Fire & Blood “A masterpiece of popular historical fiction.” —The Sunday Times “The saga is a rich and dark one, full of both the title’s promised elements. . . . It’s hard not to thrill to the descriptions of dragons engaging in airborne combat, or the dilemma of whether defeated rulers should ‘bend the knee,’ ‘take the black’ and join the Night’s Watch, or simply meet an inventive and horrible end.”—The Guardian