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Some Of Us

Author : Xueping Zhong
ISBN : 0813529697
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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What does it mean to have grown up female in the Mao era? How can the remembered details of everyday life help shed light upon those turbulent times? Some of Us is a collection of memoirs by nine Chinese women who grew up during the Mao era. All hail from urban backgrounds and all have obtained their Ph.D.s in the United States; thus, their memories are informed by intellectual training and insights that only distance can allow. Each of the chapters--arranged by the age of the author--is crafted by a writer who reflects back to that time in a more nuanced manner than has been possible for Western observers. The authors attend to gender in a way that male writers have barely noticed and reflect on their lives in the United States. The issues explored here are as varied as these women's lives: The burgeoning rebellion of a young girl in northeast China. A girl's struggles to obtain for herself the education her parents inspired her to attain. An exploration of gender and identity as experienced by two sisters. Some of Us offers insight into a place and time when life was much more complex than Westerners have allowed. These eloquent writings shatter our stereotypes of persecution, repression, victims, and victimizers. Together, these multi-faceted memoirs offer the reader new perspectives as they daringly explore difficult--and fascinating--issues.

Some Of Us Did Not Die

Author : June Jordan
ISBN : 9780786751167
Genre : Literary Collections
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"She remains a thinker and activist who 'insists upon complexity.' "Reamy Jansen, San Francisco Chronicle*Some of Us Did Not Die brings together a rich sampling of the late poet June Jordan's prose writings. The essays in this collection, which include her last writings and span the length of her extraordinary career, reveal Jordan as an incisive analyst of the personal and public costs of remaining committed to the ideal and practice of democracy. Willing to venture into the most painful contradictions of American culture and politics, Jordan comes back with lyrical honesty, wit, and wide-ranging intelligence in these accounts of her reckoning with life as a teacher, poet, activist, and citizen.

But Some Of Us Are Brave

Author : Akasha (Gloria T.) Hull
ISBN : 9781558618992
Genre : Social Science
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Originally published in 1982, All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men, But Some of Us Are Brave: Black Women's Studies is the first comprehensive collection of black feminist scholarship. Featuring contributions from Alice Walker and the Combahee River Collective, this book is vital to today's conversation on race and gender in America. With an afterword from Salon columnist Brittney Cooper. Coeditors Akasha (Gloria T.) Hull, Patricia Bell-Scott, and Barbara Smith are authors and former women's studies professors. Brittney Cooper is an assistant professor of women and gender studies and Africana studies at Rutgers University and a co-founder of the Crunk Feminist Collective.

Some Of Us Walk Some Fly Some Swim

Author : Michael K. Frith
ISBN : PSU:000033539089
Genre : Nature
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Simple rhymes reflect curiosity about the shapes and actions of different animals.

All The Women Are White All The Blacks Are Men But Some Of Us Are Brave

Author : Gloria T. Hull
ISBN : UOM:39015000224512
Genre : Social Science
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There Is Some Of Us In All Of Us

Author : Jimmie Johnson
ISBN : 9781524619428
Genre : Fiction
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These stories were motivated and inspired from personal experiences interwoven with fictional characters to highlight specific themes that we all experience, observe, or hear about via anecdotal reports, the media, our peers, etc. “A Man Called Shane” was inspired by experiences in a Eurocentric institution. “The Hillsdale Kids” was inspired by employment in a social agency for children. “The Belle Isle Affair” was inspired by tenure in Ecorse/Detroit, Michigan. “The Grosse Isle Murders” was based on a clinical case report. “The Transplant from Family Therapy Encounters” and “When the Door Came Open” were also from clinical experiences. “The Last Hippie” was from the proliferation of technology and baby boomer transitions. Finally, “Growing Up with Momma” and “The Bird Sings” were inspired by a mother’s sacrifice, love, and guidance.

Some Of Us Want Wrinkles

Author : Stacey Roman
ISBN : 1598580337
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In "Some Of Us Want Wrinkles," Blus a gutsy half red, ahlf white little grape and her Aunt Chianti along with the Resistance, will face near death in their adventure to escape the Gatherers (the nightmarish workers that pick the grapes for the winery), to reach a city as told by the Ancient Raisined Ones, where you can grow so old, you become covered with wrinkles and can live a long fruitful life.

Some Of Us

Author : Julian Critchley
ISBN : 0719548608
Genre : Businessmen
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Some Of Us Are Brave

Author : Maureen N. Eke
ISBN : IND:30000028598336
Genre : American drama
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And Some Of Us Much Worse

Author : Pamela Healey Odgers
ISBN : 9781553955757
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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And Some Of Us Much Worse is the story of Pamela Odger's early life. It takes place from 1927 in England, except for the four war years 1940-1944, when she lived in the United States. It is hte story of a priveleged childhood where she gradually recognizes and rebels against the class system. Written with sensitivity and humour, And Some Of Us Much Worse is an intimate look at growing up in England.

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