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Wall to wall America

Author : Karal Ann Marling
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The Wall Around the West

Author : Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies Peter Andreas
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As economic and military walls have come down in the post-Cold War era, states have rapidly built new barriers to prevent a perceived invasion of undesirables. This work examines the practice, politics, and consequences of building these walls.

The Wall of America

Author : Thomas M. Disch
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Presents a collection of nineteen stories, including "The White Man," "The Wall of America," "Ringtime," "Canned Goods," "Voices of the Kill," and "The Man Who Read a Book."

Harry Potter and the Walls of America

Author : J. K. Rowling
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Harry Potter and his friends went on a trip to the land of the free, home of the brave, AMERICA. But as they're enjoying their vacation there, the Orange-man suddenly became the president. And he erected a huge wall around the entire border so that no one can come and go. Moreover as this is the land of the Muggles, the magic won't work here. Can Harry and his friends escape the wall and come back to his home? Will he be able to liberate the people there too, WITHOUT magic? And it seems they're not the only ones who're from the magic world, the Orange-man knows about them too. And in a hidden secret archive in the Capitol Hill, they found a parchment which says the founding fathers already knew about this Orange-man. But who's this mysterious Orange-man? Is he the new dark lord? Harry finds himself drawn deep inside a mystical world he never knew existed before.

Borderwall as Architecture

Author : Ronald Rael
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Borderwall as public space / Teddy Cruz -- Ronald Rael -- Pilgrims at the wall / Marcello Di Cintio -- Borderwall as architecture / Ronald rael -- Transborderisms / Norma Iglesias-Prieto -- Recuerdos / Ronald Rael -- Why walls don't work / Michael Dear -- Afterwards / Ronald Rael

From the Great Wall to the New World Volume 11

Author : Julia C. Strauss
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Analysis of China-Latin America relations is usually dominated by policy analysis in political economy, defense strategy and bi-lateral relations. While integrating these topics, this volume differs from earlier works by engaging notions of 'going out' (zou chuqu) and 'arriving in' (desembarco) as metaphors to characterize a wide range of 'new' interactions between China and Latin America: transnational flows of capital and people, adaptation in industrial production and mining, the fluidity of perceptions between China and Latin America, stereotypes and 'othering' of Latin America within China, and changing rhetorical assumptions of the leadership for the China-Latin America relationship. Unusually, this volume has several articles that consider the role of Latin America within China, as well as China's more obvious impact on Latin America. With its primary source material from Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Brazil and China, this volume offers an early contribution to the emerging body of scholarship on China and Latin America.

Up Against the Wall America

Author : Craig McGregor
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America s Stonehenge Deciphered

Author : Mary E. Gage
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For the ancient Native Peoples, the place known to us as America's Stonehenge (Mystery Hill) was a sacred place. For 2500 years they came annually to hold ceremonies with the spirits. At first, they came on the summer solstice and then later they came for the winter solstice and spring equinox. They built ritual structures like stone chambers, cairns, drains, basins, enclosures, and standing stones as part of their ceremonial areas. As the ceremonies were altered and added to, new ceremonial structures were built to accommodate them. These structures were constructed for specific purposes, contained symbolism meaningful to their culture, and had distinct architectural styles. The result is an amazing archaeological record of the 2500 year cultural history of this sacred place.Americai??s Stonehenge Deciphered explores the purpose of these structures, the ceremonies held at them, and the meaning behind the symbolism built into them. It traces how these cultural beliefs were passed from generation to generation and how they were added to and altered to meet the changing needs of their culture. What emerges from this is a profound respect for the intelligence, sophistication, and the depth of their spiritual worldview, culture, and their expertise with building stone structures.

The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America

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The Code of Federal Regulations is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

America Is in the Heart

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First published in 1943, this classic memoir by well-known Filipino poet Carlos Bulosan describes his boyhood in the Philippines, his voyage to America, and his years of hardship and despair as an itinerant laborer following the harvest trail in the rural West. Replaced by ISBN 9780295993539

The End of the Myth

Author : Greg Grandin
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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE A new and eye-opening interpretation of the meaning of the frontier, from early westward expansion to Trump’s border wall. Ever since this nation’s inception, the idea of an open and ever-expanding frontier has been central to American identity. Symbolizing a future of endless promise, it was the foundation of the United States’ belief in itself as an exceptional nation – democratic, individualistic, forward-looking. Today, though, America hasa new symbol: the border wall. In The End of the Myth, acclaimed historian Greg Grandin explores the meaning of the frontier throughout the full sweep of U.S. history – from the American Revolution to the War of 1898, the New Deal to the election of 2016. For centuries, he shows, America’s constant expansion – fighting wars and opening markets – served as a “gate of escape,” helping to deflect domestic political and economic conflicts outward. But this deflection meant that the country’s problems, from racism to inequality, were never confronted directly. And now, the combined catastrophe of the 2008 financial meltdown and our unwinnable wars in the Middle East have slammed this gate shut, bringing political passions that had long been directed elsewhere back home. It is this new reality, Grandin says, that explains the rise of reactionary populism and racist nationalism, the extreme anger and polarization that catapulted Trump to the presidency. The border wall may or may not be built, but it will survive as a rallying point, an allegorical tombstone marking the end of American exceptionalism.

The National Gazetteer of the United States of America

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Off the Wall

Author : Ken Frankel
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Update in Ultrasound An Issue of Radiologic Clinics of North America E Book

Author : Leslie M. Scoutt
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This issue of Radiologic Clinics, edited by Leslie Scoutt, concentrates on the latest updates in ultrasound. Articles include: 3D Sonography in Gynecologic Imaging; Elastography; Evaluation of Pelvic Masses; Evaluation of the First Trimester; Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound of the Liver and Kidney; Interpreting Lower Extremity Non Invasive Physiological Studies; Sonography in Thyroid Cancer; Evaluation of Pelvic Pain; Evaluation of the Renal Transplant; Extracranial Carotid Ultrasound Imaging; Sonographic Evaluation of Palpable Superficial Masses; Fetal CNS; Evaluation of Diffuse Liver Disease; Evaluation of Scrotal Masses; Lower Extremity Venous Ultrasound Examination; and more!

Seeing God in America

Author : Thomas Nelson
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Where is your favorite place in America? Whether hiking a rocky trail up Mt. McKinley, feeling the misty spray of Niagra Falls, scanning the colorful bluebonnet fields in Texas, or smelling the sweet summer roses of Savannah, America is full of beautiful and exciting places to see and experience. Spanning our country’s fifty states, here are 100 favorite places to visit and see up close the miraculous work of God as well as man-made masterpieces. Beautiful photography of each location is accompanied by a short devotion and prayer, nurturing gratitude and peace so often lost in the busyness of life. Perhaps some places will be familiar, bringing renewed excitement from that first visit. But, no doubt, there are new and exciting places not yet seen or even heard of, prompting next year’s vacation destination with new explorations. If you love to travel or dream of traveling, this devotional will take you to places grand or quaint, serene or adventurous. In every corner of America, you can find the handiwork of our amazing and creative God.


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Crucifying Jesus and Secularizing America

Author : Paul Peter Jesep
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Jesus is crucified everyday in the United States. Christians, especially conservatives, show greater hostility toward their own faith and contribute far more to the nations secularization than often wrongly accused atheists, liberals, humanists, Democratic activists, or card carrying members of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). America must examine what it means to be a country of faith. In doing so, citizens should ask how they come together as one nation under the same God where all are welcomed as part of the same national family. Part politics, theology, and constitutional analysis, the book offers a possible answer that speaks to the American soul.

What is America

Author : Vanester Pugh
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As I was growing up as a child in a remote hamlet in South Georgia in the early 1920’s, I was always on the verge of blowing my mind, when I would try to fathom the unfathomable. That is, what I would see from day to day was a stark and ever present reality of a rigid line of demarcation of racism, an impregnable wall of separation between black Americans and white Americans, in a, so—called, “land of the free and home of the brave.” The country was as dark as a stormy midnight. It was so lightless that black Americans could not behold even a dim glow of freedom, justice and equality. However, white citizens could cross the line of separation at their pleasure and demean and trample upon the rights of black citizens, without any consideration of punishment. On the other hand, black citizens had been harshly schooled and mandated, over the years, to tolerate racism and its pernicious and uncivilized side effects, in order to survive. Therefore it was almost impossible for black Americans to find any moral or ethical ground “to put their weight upon,” in a nation that was always teetering on the brink of imminent moral bankruptcy, because of its gross inhumanity to black Americans, bona fide citizens of the United States. And for an eternity of 188 years, the United States, several parcels of disproportional, wayward and incongruous commonwealths, was bare of a moral compass, nil of empathy and compassion, and “as inflexible as steel” against the civil rights of black Americans. The country was so vile that it became ashamed of its own vileness and tried to hide its foulness behind the “fig leaves” of lofty and sublime words and phrases such as, “One nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all,” and with God’s endowment of “Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness,” for all men and women who are created in the image and likeness of God.

Male Pelvic Imaging An Issue of Radiologic Clinics of North America E Book

Author : Mukesh G. Harisinghani
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This completely new and updated issue covers the most important topics in male pelvic imaging. Among the articles in this issue are discussions of Imaging of prostate cancer, the scrotum, male pelvic trauma, pelvic nodal imaging, penile imaging, MRI of the bladder, Imaging and male infertility, and trus prostate.

United States of America V Wall

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