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📒The Half Has Never Been Told ✍ Edward E. Baptist
✏The Half Has Never Been Told Book Summary : A groundbreaking history demonstrating that America's economic supremacy was built on the backs of slaves Winner of the 2015 Avery O. Craven Prize from the Organization of American Historians Winner of the 2015 Sidney Hillman Prize Americans tend to cast slavery as a pre-modern institution--the nation's original sin, perhaps, but isolated in time and divorced from America's later success. But to do so robs the millions who suffered in bondage of their full legacy. As historian Edward E. Baptist reveals in The Half Has Never Been Told, the expansion of slavery in the first eight decades after American independence drove the evolution and modernization of the United States. In the span of a single lifetime, the South grew from a narrow coastal strip of worn-out tobacco plantations to a continental cotton empire, and the United States grew into a modern, industrial, and capitalist economy. Told through intimate slave narratives, plantation records, newspapers, and the words of politicians, entrepreneurs, and escaped slaves, The Half Has Never Been Told offers a radical new interpretation of American history. Bloomberg View Top Ten Nonfiction Books of 2014 Daily Beast Best Nonfiction Books of 2014
✏Study Guide the Half Has Never Been Told by Edward E Baptist SuperSummary Book Summary : SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This 61-page guide for "The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism" by Edward E. Baptist includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 10 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Featured content includes commentary on major characters, 25 important quotes, essay topics, and key themes like New Slavery and Slavery as Modern and Modernizing.
📒The Half Have Never Been Told ✍ Jolomark Retunah
✏The Half Have Never Been Told Book Summary : Over the years people have wondered about the importance of a name. This book illustrates in many examples that your name is the primary controlling factor of your destiny. We show how you can control your destiny to a desired goal by your name. With that as a premise, we show how names in the Bible and throughout American history have shaped our current course. Through our names, starting with the first President of the USA to the current President, there was a plan for America. This plan included every dominating facet, of American living. One will find the conclusion of this plan shaped by our name, amazing.
📒The Half Has Not Been Told ✍ Patricia Betts-Tyus
✏The Half Has Not Been Told Book Summary : Often, there are many things that goes untold about raising a special needs children. Feelings are not expressed or explained. Stories are kept to a silent, "hush." The family members live day in and out with stories that never makes the news, never makes the newspapers, or a topic of general conversation. The stories, as many as there are, have not been told. Some of the stories are of embarrassment, some of laughter, some of tears, and some of struggles. Many of them are of joys, strengths, and victories. Many of them should be told. In The Half has not Been Told-Memoirs of my Destiny, Patricia Betts Tyus captures stories of things that has occurred over the years in the life of her daughter, Destini, diagnosed as special needs at the age of two years old. She shares the emotions that a mother experiences when she finds out that the child she sees as prefect is being labeled with titles that would alter the perception of anyone that hears them. The author shares stories of the hard and continuous work that goes into overcoming challenges and all the joy of reward that is on the other side of getting through the challenge. The author shares emotional and enlightening moments to help redefines the stereotypical thoughts that people have of special needs children. She challenges those who work with special needs individual to think outside of the box to design ways of doing things so that special needs individuals can have great success stories. The author shares the half of the stories that have never been told.
📒The Half That S Never Been Told ✍ Doctor Dread
✏The Half That s Never Been Told Book Summary : "Impassioned and engaging." --Booklist "A heartfelt tribute to Caribbean roots music and those who keep it alive." --Kirkus Reviews "In 1972, Gary Himelfarb...heard reggae music for the first time and fell in love. He embraced the music...with a passion that he matched with a genuine curiosity about Jamaican culture and sincere friendships with musicians there....There is a sweetness and sincerity to the best parts of the book....Dread's serious case of 'reggaemylitis' gave him some remarkable experiences." --Publishers Weekly "The book is a tale of business, family, ethics, health, and survival...an entertaining read." --Washington City Paper "A gem...Real music heads will truly enjoy this book....For anyone who is a fan of Reggae music, this book is a must-have." --Baltimore Times "A nice read...hilarious and spellbinding." --Caribbean Life "Doctor Dread may just prove to be as gripping a storyteller as he was a record producer. In this revelatory vignette-filled offering, he bends the rules with an unorthodox literary style, unveiling a torrent of chronicles that are spontaneous, colorful, richly authentic and brazen. This is a unique work on many levels. Doctor Dread does offer new and intimate insights into the legends of Jamaican culture....Highly recommended." --Jamaica Gleaner "Full of heart and soul as well as photos from many of the author's greatest moments, it is a must for anybody interested in reggae music and its cast of characters or the music business in general." --Reggaeville "This book should be on the shelf of any serious lover of reggae...Not only is Himelfarb a great storyteller...he is also a talented writer." --FDRMX "An inside perspective of the reggae music phenomenon...[Dread] explains how his decision to form the RAS label came at a tragic but important moment in music history, as the death of Bob Marley in 1981 led to a market eager for the earthy sounds of reggae. Dread also relates fine portrayals of legends like Philip 'Fatis' Burrell, the many Marleys, Freddie McGregor, and Bunny Wailer." --Insights "This easily readable memoir does far more than chart the label's ebbs and flows....Delightfully candid and brutally honest, this is a must-read for all reggae fans." --MOJO Magazine (UK) "Hugely compelling page-turner....a no-nonsense tome that gives intimate portraits of Jamaican music's most colorful characters, and sheds light on the individual world view of Doctor Dread, with many 'twilight zone' incidents, lots of confliction, and a good deal of redemption too....Recommended reading for all reggae fans." --Riddim Magazine (Germany) "Absolutely not to be missed!" --HotMC (Italy) With an introduction by Bunny Wailer. Doctor Dread has committed his life to producing reggae music and releasing it on his label, RAS Records. He has become one of the world's foremost reggae producers, and has worked with almost all the genre's icons: Bunny Wailer, Black Uhuru, Ziggy and Damian Marley, Gregory Isaacs, etc. This book, full of behind-the-scenes stories, has shocking chapters that will reveal aspects of reggae never before explored.
📒Birth Of A Notion Or The Half Ain T Never Been Told ✍ Bill Harris
✏Birth of a Notion Or the Half Ain t Never Been Told Book Summary : "Through a virtuosic mastery of various literary genres, poet, playwright, and critic Bill Harris gives us an incisive, witty, and elegant account of the complex dimensions and often deeply disturbing realities informing the contentious American discourse(s) on racial mythology, cultural identity, and political history. Like its author, this book is profound, subtle, hilarious, and deadly serious."---Kofi Natambu, author of The Melody Never Stops, What is an Aesthetic? Writings on American Culture, and Malcolm X: His Life & Work and the editor of the Panopticon Review "In the pernicious game of truth vs. myth. Bill Harris's hard-hitting Birth of a Notion knocks the ball all the way out of the park. Caringly researched and poetically delivered, this savvy book picks up the story of ethnic stereotyping from where the late filmmaker Marion Riggs's Ethnic Notions leaves off. Like all official stories, social myth fills a need. The need for white American Christians to justify the riches they reaped from owning slaves seems obvious. But why does the myth of black inferiority persist? Harris steps up to the plate to hit at this and other crucial questions about the nature of spite, self-justification, and the self-defeating concepts of racial superiority and the Other."---Al Young, poet laureate emeritus of California "Bill Harris's look at comedy as an integral part of the black aesthetic focuses on minstrelsy; however, it is simply a metaphor for his dissecting all the complex avenues of humor in so many corners of black America from D. W. Griffith's Birth of a Nation to the present."---Woodie King, producing director of New Federal Theatre in New York and author of The Impact of Race
📒Signs And Wonders ✍ Maria Woodworth-Etter
✏Signs and Wonders Book Summary : Maria Woodworth-Etter’s ministry is often called the most powerful of the modern era. As God used this yielded vessel, many dramatic healings of the incurably sick occurred. Broken bones were instantly mended, the lame walked, demons were cast out, and the dead were even raised to life. Included with the dozens of testimonies, she discusses… The fullness of the Holy Spirit Current displays of God’s power The power of faith How to be healed How to receive a miracle Both Maria and her audiences reported many visions they had of heaven, angels, the New Jerusalem, and forthcoming events, including earthquakes and wars, which subsequently occurred. Hundreds of thousands were saved through her ministry. On many occasions, she received supernatural protection against murderous enemies. Discover how God is willing and able to reveal Himself through Signs and Wonders in the lives of believers today.
📒Temperance Torchlights ✍ Matilda Erickson
✏Temperance Torchlights Book Summary : This book is a valuable contribution to the cause of temperance. It is one more keen weapon placed in the hands of the 'temperance army.' The fund of information it contains will inspire the advocates of temperance to work with greater zeal, and it will lead many who are now halting and indifferent to take a firm stand for the temperance cause. The testimony it gives from many of the world's greatest physicians, statesmen, prison officials, and ministers of the gospel is of great value, and can not fail to make a profound impression upon those into whose hands the book may fall. The statistics, poems, songs, and suggestions relating to temperance meetings will be very helpful to those whose hearts yearn to do something to advance the cause of true temperance. --A. G. Daniels, from the Introduction
📒Christian Giving ✍ Curtis Hutson
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📒The Bible And Bob Marley ✍ Dean MacNeil
✏The Bible and Bob Marley Book Summary : With a Bible and guitar, Bob Marley set out to conquer the world of popular music. Rising from humble origins to international stardom, he worked tirelessly to spread a dual message of resistance and redemption--a message inspired by his reading of scripture. Marley's constant reliance on the Bible throughout the stages of his artistic and spiritual paths is an integral part of his story that has not been sufficiently told--until now. This is the first book written on Bob Marley as biblical interpreter. It answers the question, What light does biblical scholarship shed on Marley's interpretation, and what can Marley teach biblical scholars? Focusing on the parts of the Bible that Marley quotes most often in his lyrics, MacNeil provides a close analysis of Marley's interpretation. For students of Marley, this affords a deeper appreciation and understanding of his thought and his art. For students of scripture, it demonstrates the nature of Marley's unique contribution to the field of biblical interpretation, which can be appreciated as an excellent example of what R. S. Sugirtharajah calls vernacular interpretation of scripture.