Download e-book for kindle: Unheard voices: stories of forgotten lives by Mander Harsh

By Mander Harsh

ISBN-10: 014100665X

ISBN-13: 9780141006659

The Bhopal fuel tragedy, the communal carnage of 1984 and 1989 in Delhi and Bhagalpur, the Orissa supercyclone, between others, are a part of collective reminiscence. yet, usually forgotten are those that truly have been plagued by those happenings, and others like them, highway young ones, intercourse employees, dalits, HIV and leprosy sufferers, the homeless and the famine-stricken. those are those that in lots of methods are driven to the outermost, such a lot hopeless margins of society within the identify of improvement and growth. during this ebook, civil servant and social activist Harsh Mander attracts on his personal and his colleagues' reports to discover the lives of twenty such those who have survived and coped regardless of all odds.

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Get The conscience of a lawyer: Clifford J. Durr and American PDF

By John A. Salmond

ISBN-10: 0817304533

ISBN-13: 9780817304539

Clifford Durr’s uncompromising dedication to civil liberties and civic decency prompted him usually to take unpopular positions. Durr was once born right into a cozy, upper-middle-class kin in Montgomery, Alabama in 1899. He practiced legislation in short in Montgomery, Milwaukee, and Birmingham, while on the urging of Hugo Black, his brother-in-law, he moved to Washington to paintings as a legal professional for the Reconstruction Finance company, a production of Roosevelt’s new Democratic management, and later to aid chanced on the Federal verbal exchange fee. whereas at the FCC he adversarial bitterly J. Edgar Hoover’s makes an attempt to steer the granting of radio licenses for political purposes. As a attorney in Washington, he came across himself showing on behalf of public servants and educators accused by means of the home Un-American actions Committee of Communist leanings in the course of the past due Nineteen Forties and early Fifties. together with his spouse, Virginia, who shared his conviction that blacks may still take pleasure in the exact same rights as different americans, he assisted within the protection of Rosa Parks. The Durrs’ lifestyles in Montgomery in the course of the years of the civil rights revolution was once usually tricky, because the white South fastened its final security of segregation. 

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The Manuscripts in the Library at Lambeth Palace by Montague Rhodes James PDF

By Montague Rhodes James

ISBN-10: 0511708009

ISBN-13: 9780511708008

ISBN-10: 1108011322

ISBN-13: 9781108011327

M. R. James (1862-1936) is perhaps top remembered as a author of chilling ghost tales, yet he was once a good student of medieval literature and palaeography, who served either as Provost of King's university, Cambridge, and as Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, and plenty of of his tales mirror his educational historical past. His precise descriptive catalogues of manuscripts owned through schools, cathedrals and museums are nonetheless of worth to students this day. This ebook, first released in 1900, lists approximately 600 medieval manuscripts within the library at Lambeth Palace, so much of them accumulated by way of Archbishop Bancroft (d. 1610). those have been despatched to Cambridge college Library in the course of Cromwell's Protectorate, and again to Lambeth Palace on the recovery. concerning a number of early inventories, James succeeds in tracing the possession of the various manuscripts again to English monastic homes dissolved on the Reformation together with Durham Priory, Lanthony (near Gloucester), and Ely.

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