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Betty Bumpers

Betty Bumpers Author Anna L. Eblen
ISBN-10 9781442221284
Release 2013-07-18
Pages 210
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Betty Bumpers: Champion of Childhood Immunization and Peace explores the significance of Bumpers’ work, situating her story within the context of the history and society of the late twentieth century. Her advocacy highlights social change through connecting and inspiring women, with prominent work in peacemaking, health, and justice. Her personal legacy emphasizes the importance of family bonds, community cooperation, and progressive citizenship in American public and private life.

Congressional Record

Congressional Record Author United States. Congress
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105114666204
Release 1998
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Readings in Arkansas Politics and Government

Readings in Arkansas Politics and Government Author Janine A. Parry Parry
ISBN-10 1610753380
Release 2009-06-01
Pages 484
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Readings in Arkansas Politics and Government brings together in one volume some of the best available scholarly research, both new and not so new, on a wide range of topics and issues of interest to students of politics and government in the Natural State. The twenty-one articles are arranged in four sections, ranging from the state’s socioeconomic and political context to the workings of its policymaking institutions and the key policy puzzles facing the state in the early twenty-first century. Some of the topics covered include demographics, legislation, issues of church and state, the role of African Americans in the legislature, term limits, constitutional reform, civil rights, and education reform. Ideal for use in introductory and advanced undergraduate courses, the book will also appeal to lawmakers, administrators, journalists, and those interested in how politics and government work in the state.

Ordinary Women Extraordinary Lives

Ordinary Women  Extraordinary Lives Author Kriste Lindenmeyer
ISBN-10 0842027548
Release 2000-01-01
Pages 282
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A collection of biographical sketches providing an introduction to both the contrasts and continuities of American women's experience through nearly four centuries. Major subjects and themes emerge, including women's rights, suffrage, education, health, women's liberation, and marriage.


Eslanda Author Barbara Ransby
ISBN-10 9780300189070
Release 2013-01-08
Pages 448
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Eslanda "Essie" Cardozo Goode Robeson lived a colorful and amazing life, embroiled in much of the twentieth century's social turmoil and traveling to every corner of the globe to fight for downtrodden and oppressed peoples. She was a woman of unusual accomplishment—an anthropologist, a prolific journalist, a tireless advocate of women's rights, an outspoken anti-colonial and antiracist activist, and an internationally sought-after speaker. Yet historians for the most part have confined Essie to the role of Mrs. Paul Robeson, a wife hidden behind the large shadow cast by her famous husband. In this masterful book, biographer Barbara Ransby refocuses attention on Essie, one of the most important and fascinating black women of the twentieth century./divDIV DIVChronicling Essie's eventful life, the book explores her influence on her husband's early career and how she later achieved her own unique political voice. Essie's friendships with a host of literary icons and world leaders, her renown as a fierce defender of justice, her defiant testimony before Senator Joseph McCarthy's infamous anti-communist committee, and her unconventional open marriage that endured for over 40 years—all are brought to light in the pages of this inspiring biography. Essie's indomitable personality shines through, and her contributions to American and world history can be fully appreciated at last./div

Elsie s Young Folks in Peace and War

Elsie s Young Folks in Peace and War Author Martha Finley
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433082530530
Release 1900
Pages 285
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Following the destruction of the Maine in Havana Harbor and America's declaration of war on Spain, Max sails to meet the Spanish in the Philippines. Doctors Harold and Herbert Travilla volunteer as physicians to U.S. troops supporting the Cubans in their fight for independence. Upon return, Harold confesses his love for Gracie Raymond and Max marries Evelyn in a double ceremony with Chester and Lucilla.

The Arkansas Historical Quarterly

The Arkansas Historical Quarterly Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015052833202
Release 1995
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"List of charter members," v. 1, p. 8.

Within Our Reach

Within Our Reach Author Rosalynn Carter
ISBN-10 9781605290935
Release 2010-04-27
Pages 240
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In Within Our Reach, Rosalynn Carter and coauthors Susan K. Golant and Kathryn E. Cade render an insightful, unsparing assessment of the state of mental health. Mrs. Carter has been deeply invested in this issue since her husband, former President Jimmy Carter, campaigned for governor of Georgia, when she saw firsthand the horrific, dehumanizing treatment of people with mental illnesses. Using stories from her 35 years of advocacy to springboard into a discussion of the larger issues at hand, Carter crafts an intimate and powerful account of a subject previously shrouded in stigma and shadow, surveying the dimensions of an issue that has affected us all. She describes a system that continues to fail those in need, even though recent scientific breakthroughs with mental illness have potential to help most people lead more normal lives. Within Our Reach is a seminal, searing, and ultimately optimistic look at how far we've come since Jimmy Carter's days on the campaign trail and how far we have yet to go.

Deadly Choices

Deadly Choices Author Paul A. Offit
ISBN-10 9780465057962
Release 2015-03-10
Pages 304
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A renowned researcher vigorously challenges the anti-vaccine movement in this powerful defense of science in the face of fear.

Helping Yourself Help Others

Helping Yourself Help Others Author Rosalynn Carter
ISBN-10 9781610393522
Release 2013-10-01
Pages 288
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"The former First Lady's warmly personal account of caregiving is also a reassuring guidebook offering practical solutions"--

Helping Someone with Mental Illness

Helping Someone with Mental Illness Author Rosalynn Carter
ISBN-10 9780307807250
Release 2011-10-05
Pages 368
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The first thing you need to know is that life isn't over. "The good news," writes Mrs. Carter in Helping Someone with Mental Illness, "is that with proper diagnosis and treatment, the overwhelming majority of people with mental illness can now lead productive lives." Based on Mrs. Carter's twenty-five years of advocacy and the latest data from the Rosalynn Carter Symposia for Mental Illness, her book offers step-by-step information on what to do after the diagnosis: seeking the best treatment; evaluating health-care providers; managing workplace, financial, and legal matters. Mrs. Carter addresses the latest breakthroughs in understanding, research, and treatment of schizophrenia, depression, manic depression, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other mental disorders. She also discusses the emotional and psychological issues in caregiving for people with mental illness and offers concrete suggestions to help erase the prejudice and discrimination based on misinformation about mental illness. Her book is also a rich clearinghouse that guides readers to hundreds of specialized resources, including organizations, hot lines, newsletters, videos, books, websites, and more. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Everything to Gain

Everything to Gain Author Jimmy Carter
ISBN-10 9781557283887
Release 1995
Pages 176
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A dual account of the former president and first lady describes their post-White House careers and highlights such topics as midlife marriage, America's health-care issues, the efforts of the Carter Center, and more. Original. UP.

Being Single on Noah s Ark

Being Single on Noah s Ark Author Leonard Cargan
ISBN-10 0742559599
Release 2007
Pages 230
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Cargan provides a brief history of marriage and family life and the changes occuring in them between 1950 and 2005. This book further evaluates the stereotypes that are applied to singles, noting changes that have occured in these beliefs.

The Colonial Cavalier

The Colonial Cavalier Author Maud Wilder Goodwin
ISBN-10 UVA:X000301933
Release 1895
Pages 316
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The Colonial Cavalier has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Colonial Cavalier also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Colonial Cavalier book for free.

First Lady from Plains

First Lady from Plains Author Rosalynn Carter
ISBN-10 9781610751551
Release 2016-04-01
Pages 420
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"What makes Rosalynn Carter so interesting and her memoir so compelling is her awareness that she is part of a long and distinguished historical tradition: the southern lady in politics . . . What ought to be a continuing legacy is Rosalynn's success in breaking new ground as a First Lady, without uprooting the traditions of the past." --Minneapolis Tribune

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Author Tom Robbins
ISBN-10 0553897896
Release 2003-06-17
Pages 384
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The whooping crane rustlers are girls. Young girls. Cowgirls, as a matter of fact, all “bursting with dimples and hormones”—and the FBI has never seen anything quite like them. Yet their rebellion at the Rubber Rose Ranch is almost overshadowed by the arrival of the legendary Sissy Hankshaw, a white-trash goddess literally born to hitchhike, and the freest female of them all. Freedom, its prizes and its prices, is a major theme of Tom Robbins’s classic tale of eccentric adventure. As his robust characters attempt to turn the tables on fate, the reader is drawn along on a tragicomic joyride across the badlands of sexuality, wild rivers of language, and the frontiers of the mind. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Living History

Living History Author Hillary Rodham Clinton
ISBN-10 0743222253
Release 2004-04-19
Pages 567
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The author chronicles her eight years as First Lady of the United States, looking back on her husband's two administrations, the challenges she faced during the period, the impeachment crisis, and her own political work.