New PDF release: Roxolana in European Literature, History and Culture

By Galina I. Yermolenko

This assortment is the 1st book-length scholarly examine of the pervasiveness and importance of Roxolana within the ecu mind's eye. Roxolana, or "Hurrem Sultan," used to be a sixteenth-century Ukrainian lady who made an unheard of occupation from harem slave and concubine to criminal spouse and consultant of the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the great (1520-1566). Her effect on Ottoman affairs generated legends in lots of a eu nation. The essays collected the following characterize an interdisciplinary survey of her legacy; the members view Roxolana as a transnational determine that mirrored the transferring ecu attitudes in the direction of "the Other," they usually examine her picture in a wide selection of resources, starting from early smooth old chronicles, dramas and shuttle writings, to twentieth-century old novels and performs. additionally incorporated are six eu resource texts that includes Roxolana, right here translated into sleek English for the 1st time. Importantly, this assortment examines Roxolana from either Western and japanese eu views; resource fabric is taken from England, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Turkey, Poland, and Ukraine. the quantity is a crucial contribution to the research of early glossy transnationalism, cross-cultural trade, and notions of id, the Self, and the Other.

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By Galina I. Yermolenko

This assortment is the 1st book-length scholarly examine of the pervasiveness and importance of Roxolana within the ecu mind's eye. Roxolana, or "Hurrem Sultan," used to be a sixteenth-century Ukrainian lady who made an unheard of occupation from harem slave and concubine to criminal spouse and consultant of the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the great (1520-1566). Her effect on Ottoman affairs generated legends in lots of a eu nation. The essays collected the following characterize an interdisciplinary survey of her legacy; the members view Roxolana as a transnational determine that mirrored the transferring ecu attitudes in the direction of "the Other," they usually examine her picture in a wide selection of resources, starting from early smooth old chronicles, dramas and shuttle writings, to twentieth-century old novels and performs. additionally incorporated are six eu resource texts that includes Roxolana, right here translated into sleek English for the 1st time. Importantly, this assortment examines Roxolana from either Western and japanese eu views; resource fabric is taken from England, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Turkey, Poland, and Ukraine. the quantity is a crucial contribution to the research of early glossy transnationalism, cross-cultural trade, and notions of id, the Self, and the Other.

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Petra Mitchell's Neun Briefe, Drei Fotos, ein Name: Biographie einer PDF

By Petra Mitchell

Petra Mitchell entstand aus der Verbindung einer deutschen Mutter und eines amerikanischen Soldaten im besetzten Nachkriegsdeutschland, 1947 in ein kleines Dorf in Franken geboren. Schon als variety muss sie mit Diskriminierung, Ablehnung und Demütigung konfrontiert werden, denn sie ist ein »Bastard", ein »Besatzungskind", ein »Vermächtnis des Feindes", ein style ohne legitimen Vater. Petra wächst auf mit der Hoffnung ihren Vater zu finden, Briefe und Fotos im Schlafzimmer ihrer Mutter bestätigen seine Existenz, sie lernt englisch, sie Sucht Wege nach Amerika zu gelangen, sie verliebt sich in einen stationierten amerikanischen Soldaten. Die Mutter muss verhindern dass ihr das gleiche Schicksal wiederfährt. Ein Handeln mit Folgen. Petra Mitchell ist eines von den ca. 60 - 100.000 Kindern, die nach dem zweiten Weltkrieg geboren würden, deren Väter zum größten Teil unbekannt blieben. In ihrer bewegenden autobiographischen Geschichte beschreibt sie die Suche nach ihrem Vater, die Schwierigkeiten eine Identität zu finden und das eigene Leben in den Wirren der Gefühle Ehrenvoll zu Gestalten. Ihre Erzählung ist ein caught Deutsche Geschichte, in den Frauen die Protagonisten sind, sowohl im Leid, wie auch in der Freude.

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By Petra Mitchell

Petra Mitchell entstand aus der Verbindung einer deutschen Mutter und eines amerikanischen Soldaten im besetzten Nachkriegsdeutschland, 1947 in ein kleines Dorf in Franken geboren. Schon als variety muss sie mit Diskriminierung, Ablehnung und Demütigung konfrontiert werden, denn sie ist ein »Bastard", ein »Besatzungskind", ein »Vermächtnis des Feindes", ein style ohne legitimen Vater. Petra wächst auf mit der Hoffnung ihren Vater zu finden, Briefe und Fotos im Schlafzimmer ihrer Mutter bestätigen seine Existenz, sie lernt englisch, sie Sucht Wege nach Amerika zu gelangen, sie verliebt sich in einen stationierten amerikanischen Soldaten. Die Mutter muss verhindern dass ihr das gleiche Schicksal wiederfährt. Ein Handeln mit Folgen. Petra Mitchell ist eines von den ca. 60 - 100.000 Kindern, die nach dem zweiten Weltkrieg geboren würden, deren Väter zum größten Teil unbekannt blieben. In ihrer bewegenden autobiographischen Geschichte beschreibt sie die Suche nach ihrem Vater, die Schwierigkeiten eine Identität zu finden und das eigene Leben in den Wirren der Gefühle Ehrenvoll zu Gestalten. Ihre Erzählung ist ein caught Deutsche Geschichte, in den Frauen die Protagonisten sind, sowohl im Leid, wie auch in der Freude.

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Read e-book online Intimate Memories: The Autobiography of Mabel Dodge Luhan PDF

By Mabel Dodge Luhan,Lois Palken Rudnick

Mabel ward off Luhan’s Intimate thoughts deals the brilliantly edited memoirs of 1 woman’s uprising opposed to “the complete ghastly social constitution” lower than which the U.S. have been buried because the Victorian period. Luhan fled the Gilded Age legal of the higher sessions to steer a lifetime of notoriety between Europe and America’s major artists, writers, and social visionaries—among them D. H. Lawrence, Gertrude Stein, and John Reed.

Intimate stories info Luhan’s assemblage of a chain of utopian domain names geared toward curing the malaise of the fashionable age and exhibits Luhan not only as a visionary hostess yet as a skilled and demanding writer.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS

Lois Palken Rudnick is a professor emerita of yankee stories on the college of Massachusetts, Boston. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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“Profoundly perceptive and continually on the fringe of revelation, Luhan referred to as herself ‘a mythological determine correct in my very own lifetime.’ . . . The writing exudes Luhan’s emotions of insatiable searching.”-- Publishers Weekly

“An unsparing account of Luhan’s stressed early years in Buffalo, a poor-little-rich-girl tale; her aesthetic apprenticeship in France and Florence (1898–1912); her lifestyles between avant-garde artists in Greenwich Village (1912–1917); and her discovery of Taos, New Mexico (1917–1918), which grew to become her non secular home.”-- Choice

“Rudnick provides a brand new size to the historiography of the Southwest along with her most recent publication. She has given the reader a good perception into a massive phase of either Wester and women’s background. . . . Rudnick has make strong offerings in her enhancing; the tale flows good. . . . This newest examine Luhan is an relaxing read.”-- Books for the Western Library

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By Mabel Dodge Luhan,Lois Palken Rudnick

Mabel ward off Luhan’s Intimate thoughts deals the brilliantly edited memoirs of 1 woman’s uprising opposed to “the complete ghastly social constitution” lower than which the U.S. have been buried because the Victorian period. Luhan fled the Gilded Age legal of the higher sessions to steer a lifetime of notoriety between Europe and America’s major artists, writers, and social visionaries—among them D. H. Lawrence, Gertrude Stein, and John Reed.

Intimate stories info Luhan’s assemblage of a chain of utopian domain names geared toward curing the malaise of the fashionable age and exhibits Luhan not only as a visionary hostess yet as a skilled and demanding writer.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS

Lois Palken Rudnick is a professor emerita of yankee stories on the college of Massachusetts, Boston. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

ACCLAIM

“Profoundly perceptive and continually on the fringe of revelation, Luhan referred to as herself ‘a mythological determine correct in my very own lifetime.’ . . . The writing exudes Luhan’s emotions of insatiable searching.”-- Publishers Weekly

“An unsparing account of Luhan’s stressed early years in Buffalo, a poor-little-rich-girl tale; her aesthetic apprenticeship in France and Florence (1898–1912); her lifestyles between avant-garde artists in Greenwich Village (1912–1917); and her discovery of Taos, New Mexico (1917–1918), which grew to become her non secular home.”-- Choice

“Rudnick provides a brand new size to the historiography of the Southwest along with her most recent publication. She has given the reader a good perception into a massive phase of either Wester and women’s background. . . . Rudnick has make strong offerings in her enhancing; the tale flows good. . . . This newest examine Luhan is an relaxing read.”-- Books for the Western Library

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Read e-book online Between the Stops: Autobiography of Sandi Toksvig PDF

By Sandi Toksvig

From Sandi Toksvig herself:
'I have idea hard and long approximately writing an autobiography yet by no means felt totally ok with simply sitting down and writing approximately my existence. i am not an outstanding naval gazer nor anyone who desires to examine the prior in a standard chronological, 'and then what occurred' kind of manner. yet then an concept drove previous: the 12 bus. i admire trips on public shipping. i love them sufficient to wish to move at the 12 no matter if it's not heading someplace instantly valuable. i'm a passionate suggest of shuttle believing it to be existence bettering and that i additionally think that many of the maximum journeys lie on our personal doorstep. So my journey can be half memoir, half diary, half travelogue and heritage all from the pinnacle of a double-decker.'

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By Sandi Toksvig

From Sandi Toksvig herself:
'I have idea hard and long approximately writing an autobiography yet by no means felt totally ok with simply sitting down and writing approximately my existence. i am not an outstanding naval gazer nor anyone who desires to examine the prior in a standard chronological, 'and then what occurred' kind of manner. yet then an concept drove previous: the 12 bus. i admire trips on public shipping. i love them sufficient to wish to move at the 12 no matter if it's not heading someplace instantly valuable. i'm a passionate suggest of shuttle believing it to be existence bettering and that i additionally think that many of the maximum journeys lie on our personal doorstep. So my journey can be half memoir, half diary, half travelogue and heritage all from the pinnacle of a double-decker.'

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New PDF release: Optimal Distance, A Divided Life, Part Two

By Joan Carol Lieberman

half of optimum DISTANCE, A Divided lifestyles, includes the final 3 of the 5 separate Books present in Joan Carol Lieberman’s autobiography. (The first , youth and MOTHERHOOD are present in half One.) half starts with “SECOND probabilities” which refers back to the author’s choice have a moment baby following the demise of her paranoid schizophrenic mom. the writer is married and dealing as a winning administration advisor, yet after microsurgery to opposite a decade outdated tubal ligation, she offers beginning to a son at age 41. Her son's beginning comes 20 years after the delivery of her daughter and she or he reports a deep feel of happiness.
However, she used to be nonetheless nursing whilst she used to be clinically determined with breast melanoma. while her son is 5, she develops metastatic sickness and is informed by way of her oncologist that she is going to be fortunate to outlive six months. She starts off a faculty to help her son's emotional wishes and writes with strange self-awareness and intimacy approximately her worry of loss of life. She develops shut relationships with different moms being affected by an analogous affliction. whilst her ailment keeps to growth in the middle of remedy with competitive chemotherapy, she turns into a Hospice sufferer. Given the chance to take part in a casual scientific trial to check the efficacy of Thuja, a precursor to the drug Taxol, she accepts. for that reason, she attempts different substitute remedies together with metabolic treatment, hypnosis, and radiation with a Cyberknife.
Prescient goals lead her to uncovering gorgeous kin secrets and techniques. She has a brief, yet awesome, radical remission, which throws her into religious confusion as an excommunicated Mormon and agnostic. After taking care of her father following his moment triple by-pass operation, the writer has a metaphysical adventure with a mom undergo with dual cubs and a swan at the beaches of Yellowstone Lake. She returns domestic to mid-wife the demise of her closest pal, the mum of 8 children.
The fourth ebook, “MY ebook of RUTH,” includes the author’s poignant diary entries from 1993 and inform the tale of her stories taking good care of her partner's mother as she too battles breast melanoma in South Florida. She describes her care giving stories as “a triathlon try out of her character.”
In the 5th e-book, “ENDINGS” Joan Carol Lieberman writes in regards to the finish of her remission and the dying of her father. Deeply taken with taking good care of the 3 youngest of her friend's 8 young children, she tells the sorrowful tale of his remarriage to a mentally unwell lady. whereas being handled with extra chemotherapy, her kidneys fail and she or he turns into depending on dialysis. on the Da Vita Dialysis middle the tv is usually tuned to FOX information, that is consistently reporting at the hunt for Osama bin encumbered. She makes a decision to put in writing a letter to Osama bin weighted down in regards to the similarities among the 2 of them, in addition to approximately Mormonism and bin Laden’s non secular ideals as a Sunni Muslim.
On her technique to supply a speech in Utah, synchronicity saves her from loss of life after she has a near-fatal stroke on an plane. In her look for ancestral secrets and techniques she describes the examine that ended in her conversion to the recent technology of epigenetics. this is often an strangely complicated autobiography– one who explores an important questions we each one face approximately our relations, our religious ideals, and our inevitable deaths. the writer entire half on her seventy-fifth birthday after surviving with metastatic breast melanoma for twenty-eight years. Her awesome reports will make readers want that Joan Carol Lieberman had one other existence to stay and extra tales to tell.

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By Joan Carol Lieberman

half of optimum DISTANCE, A Divided lifestyles, includes the final 3 of the 5 separate Books present in Joan Carol Lieberman’s autobiography. (The first , youth and MOTHERHOOD are present in half One.) half starts with “SECOND probabilities” which refers back to the author’s choice have a moment baby following the demise of her paranoid schizophrenic mom. the writer is married and dealing as a winning administration advisor, yet after microsurgery to opposite a decade outdated tubal ligation, she offers beginning to a son at age 41. Her son's beginning comes 20 years after the delivery of her daughter and she or he reports a deep feel of happiness.
However, she used to be nonetheless nursing whilst she used to be clinically determined with breast melanoma. while her son is 5, she develops metastatic sickness and is informed by way of her oncologist that she is going to be fortunate to outlive six months. She starts off a faculty to help her son's emotional wishes and writes with strange self-awareness and intimacy approximately her worry of loss of life. She develops shut relationships with different moms being affected by an analogous affliction. whilst her ailment keeps to growth in the middle of remedy with competitive chemotherapy, she turns into a Hospice sufferer. Given the chance to take part in a casual scientific trial to check the efficacy of Thuja, a precursor to the drug Taxol, she accepts. for that reason, she attempts different substitute remedies together with metabolic treatment, hypnosis, and radiation with a Cyberknife.
Prescient goals lead her to uncovering gorgeous kin secrets and techniques. She has a brief, yet awesome, radical remission, which throws her into religious confusion as an excommunicated Mormon and agnostic. After taking care of her father following his moment triple by-pass operation, the writer has a metaphysical adventure with a mom undergo with dual cubs and a swan at the beaches of Yellowstone Lake. She returns domestic to mid-wife the demise of her closest pal, the mum of 8 children.
The fourth ebook, “MY ebook of RUTH,” includes the author’s poignant diary entries from 1993 and inform the tale of her stories taking good care of her partner's mother as she too battles breast melanoma in South Florida. She describes her care giving stories as “a triathlon try out of her character.”
In the 5th e-book, “ENDINGS” Joan Carol Lieberman writes in regards to the finish of her remission and the dying of her father. Deeply taken with taking good care of the 3 youngest of her friend's 8 young children, she tells the sorrowful tale of his remarriage to a mentally unwell lady. whereas being handled with extra chemotherapy, her kidneys fail and she or he turns into depending on dialysis. on the Da Vita Dialysis middle the tv is usually tuned to FOX information, that is consistently reporting at the hunt for Osama bin encumbered. She makes a decision to put in writing a letter to Osama bin weighted down in regards to the similarities among the 2 of them, in addition to approximately Mormonism and bin Laden’s non secular ideals as a Sunni Muslim.
On her technique to supply a speech in Utah, synchronicity saves her from loss of life after she has a near-fatal stroke on an plane. In her look for ancestral secrets and techniques she describes the examine that ended in her conversion to the recent technology of epigenetics. this is often an strangely complicated autobiography– one who explores an important questions we each one face approximately our relations, our religious ideals, and our inevitable deaths. the writer entire half on her seventy-fifth birthday after surviving with metastatic breast melanoma for twenty-eight years. Her awesome reports will make readers want that Joan Carol Lieberman had one other existence to stay and extra tales to tell.

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The Price of Love; One woman's journey through Domestic by Tanisha M. Bagley PDF

By Tanisha M. Bagley

writer; Tanisha M. Bagley is an avid Public Speaker in terms of conversing out opposed to; family Violence, Rape, Sexual attack and preventing the Violence as an entire. it really is her personal lifestyles reports that led her to commute and call others approximately no longer getting concerned with the violence, facing it, reporting it and so much of all; therapeutic your self and relocating on, and studying to like your self. This publication is a testomony of the tedious trip that Tanisha persevered via household Violence, Rape and Sexual attack. to this point she has touched the lives of others whereas being a featured visitor at the Montel Willams convey, Michael Baisden, Russ Parr, the good; Rev. Al Sharpton exhibit and in addition helping the group with occasions just like the Tom Joyner; cease the Violence move promotions.
Her travels, has led her to talk at a number of faculties; to incorporate; SCSU, Duke, Hampton, Xavier, college of Maryland, UNC Chapel Hill and UNC Chapel Hill; university of Social paintings, NC kingdom, NCCU, Shaw and Shaw college Divinity university, St. Augustine, collage of South Carolina; Sumter, crucial Carolina group collage and lots of extra faculties, heart colleges and excessive colleges.
the dept of Justice and army have additionally selected to have Tanisha converse and percentage her tale among their friends. She has educated and spoken to over 3500 individuals; at a number of neighborhood potential improvement place of work nationwide Conference’s in Tampa; Florida, Detroit; Michigan and Phoenix; Arizona. Her paintings and venture maintains to this present day, with doing extra of an analogous via talking at numerous group enterprises, studying associations, and at any place that calls on her to talk opposed to family Violence, Rape and Sexual attack. We do desire you examine whatever from Tanisha’s lifestyles tale; the cost of Love; One woman’s tedious trip via household Violence.

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By Tanisha M. Bagley

writer; Tanisha M. Bagley is an avid Public Speaker in terms of conversing out opposed to; family Violence, Rape, Sexual attack and preventing the Violence as an entire. it really is her personal lifestyles reports that led her to commute and call others approximately no longer getting concerned with the violence, facing it, reporting it and so much of all; therapeutic your self and relocating on, and studying to like your self. This publication is a testomony of the tedious trip that Tanisha persevered via household Violence, Rape and Sexual attack. to this point she has touched the lives of others whereas being a featured visitor at the Montel Willams convey, Michael Baisden, Russ Parr, the good; Rev. Al Sharpton exhibit and in addition helping the group with occasions just like the Tom Joyner; cease the Violence move promotions.
Her travels, has led her to talk at a number of faculties; to incorporate; SCSU, Duke, Hampton, Xavier, college of Maryland, UNC Chapel Hill and UNC Chapel Hill; university of Social paintings, NC kingdom, NCCU, Shaw and Shaw college Divinity university, St. Augustine, collage of South Carolina; Sumter, crucial Carolina group collage and lots of extra faculties, heart colleges and excessive colleges.
the dept of Justice and army have additionally selected to have Tanisha converse and percentage her tale among their friends. She has educated and spoken to over 3500 individuals; at a number of neighborhood potential improvement place of work nationwide Conference’s in Tampa; Florida, Detroit; Michigan and Phoenix; Arizona. Her paintings and venture maintains to this present day, with doing extra of an analogous via talking at numerous group enterprises, studying associations, and at any place that calls on her to talk opposed to family Violence, Rape and Sexual attack. We do desire you examine whatever from Tanisha’s lifestyles tale; the cost of Love; One woman’s tedious trip via household Violence.

-ANTWAN BANK$
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New PDF release: Life Lived in Reverse: A Memoir

By Lucille M. Griswold

This memoir info Lucille Griswold's trip to develop into the lady she is at the present time. the writer starts via studying her Italian American background and relates her stories in schooling, explores gender relationships within the place of work, and divulges the demanding situations of being an army spouse within the Vietnam era.

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By Lucille M. Griswold

This memoir info Lucille Griswold's trip to develop into the lady she is at the present time. the writer starts via studying her Italian American background and relates her stories in schooling, explores gender relationships within the place of work, and divulges the demanding situations of being an army spouse within the Vietnam era.

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Download e-book for kindle: To Begin Again : A Life of Tragedies and Miracles by Virginia Jean Wesley

By Virginia Jean Wesley

"BEGIN back is Virginia Wesley’s first booklet written from a compilation of private journals, letters, e-mails, and conversations with family and friends. Her most respected software is her reminiscence and quick bear in mind.

Her favourite names for herself are Miracle woman, GiGi as she is understood to her grandchildren and Gin or Ginny as her family and friends be aware of her. Ginny owned Mountain Moppets, a really loved children’s boutique for 25 years in outdated Colorado urban at the Westside of Colorado Springs. She bought the company to anyone who enjoyed it up to she did in 2006.

Ginny maintains to dwell in “The Springs” the place she dotes on her daughter, web page, and her husband Chas and their attractive little ones, Taylor Sage, five years, and Griffin Michael, 2 ½.

She has traveled the area together with all of Europe, England,, Scotland, Canada’s British Columbia, South America’s Peru, Jamaica. the united states Virgin Islands, and so much lately China. She loves her personal kingdom, the U.S. of the USA, the main simply because she believes we now have a truly distinct form of freedom like no different state on the earth. She additionally believes Colorado Springs is the main ideal and lovely position she has ever known."

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By Virginia Jean Wesley

"BEGIN back is Virginia Wesley’s first booklet written from a compilation of private journals, letters, e-mails, and conversations with family and friends. Her most respected software is her reminiscence and quick bear in mind.

Her favourite names for herself are Miracle woman, GiGi as she is understood to her grandchildren and Gin or Ginny as her family and friends be aware of her. Ginny owned Mountain Moppets, a really loved children’s boutique for 25 years in outdated Colorado urban at the Westside of Colorado Springs. She bought the company to anyone who enjoyed it up to she did in 2006.

Ginny maintains to dwell in “The Springs” the place she dotes on her daughter, web page, and her husband Chas and their attractive little ones, Taylor Sage, five years, and Griffin Michael, 2 ½.

She has traveled the area together with all of Europe, England,, Scotland, Canada’s British Columbia, South America’s Peru, Jamaica. the united states Virgin Islands, and so much lately China. She loves her personal kingdom, the U.S. of the USA, the main simply because she believes we now have a truly distinct form of freedom like no different state on the earth. She additionally believes Colorado Springs is the main ideal and lovely position she has ever known."

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