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Originally published in 1897, “Thirty Years a Slave” is a first person account of life as a slave written by Louis Hughes (1832–1913), an American-born slave belonging to a plantation owner in Charlottesville, Virginia. Having learned to read and write in secret, Hughes wrote this memoir and later became a successful businessman. “Thirty Years a Slave” offers a glimpse into the harrowing life of American slaves in the nineteenth century and is highly recommended for those wishing to learn about this dark chapter of American history. Contents include: “Life on a Cotton Plantation”, “Social and Other Aspects of Slavery”, “Slavery and the War of the Rebellion”, “Rebellion Weakening, Slaves' Hopes Strengthening”, and “Freedom after Slavery”. Read & Co. History is republishing this classic autobiography now in a new addition complete with an introductory chapter by Frederick Douglass.

Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years

Автор: Townsend Sue

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The implementation of the economic cycle: freedom, trust, duty The implementation of the economic cycle: freedom, trust, duty

Автор: Николай Камзин

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Existentialism proclaims the idea of a man present, performing a search for meaning, making choices, self-determining in its relation to reality, possessing an active subjective entity. In the process of economic activity a person is faced with the action of their own will influence other areas of the will of the active agents. He needs arise that require his satisfaction, he is involved in the economic cycle, some of which sectors are investigated in this study, namely: entrepreneurship, as a consequence of the implementation of a new combination of natural factors, business risk as a source of entrepreneurial profit and a catalyst for economic activity, business as routine economic activities aimed at developing the existing building, international business, as economic activity is possible at a potential that is created by public constraints, international payments, as the movement of financial resources for a business, writ proceedings, as inevitable, the procedure of execution of mutual obligations with the participation of the public entity, collateral relations, as security relationships that create a safety buffer for the counterparty.

Arena One: Slaverunners Arena One: Slaverunners

Автор: Морган Райс

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“From Morgan Rice, #1 Bestselling author of THE VAMPIRE JOURNALS, comes a new trilogy of dystopian fiction. New York. 2120. American has been decimated, wiped out from the second Civil War. In this post-apocalyptic world, survivors are far and few between. And most of those who do survive are members of the violent gangs, predators who live in the big cities. They patrol the countryside looking for slaves, for fresh victims to bring back into the city for their favorite death sport: Arena One. The death stadium where opponents are made to fight to the death, in the most barbaric of ways. There is only one rule to the arena: no one survives. Ever. Deep in the wilderness, high up in the Catskill Mountains, 17 year old Brooke Moore manages to survive, hiding out with her younger sister, Bree. They are careful to avoid the gangs of slaverunners who patrol the countryside. But one day, Brooke is not as careful as she can be, and Bree is captured. The slaverunners take her away, heading to the city, and to what will be a certain death. Brooke, a Marine's daughter, was raised to be tough, to never back down from a fight. When her sister is taken, Brooke mobilizes, uses everything at her disposal to chase down the slaverunners and get her sister back. Along the way she runs into Ben, 17, another survivor like her, whose brother was taken. Together, they team up on their rescue mission. What follows is a post-apocalyptic, action-packed thriller, as the two of them pursue the slaverunners on the most dangerous ride of their lives, following them deep into the heart of New York. Along the way, if they are to survive, they will have to make some of the hardest choices and sacrifices of their lives, encountering obstacles neither of them had expected – including their unexpected feelings for each other. Will they rescue their siblings? Will they make it back? And will they, themselves, have to fight in the arena?

An account of travels into the interior of Southern Africa, in the years 1797 and 1798 An account of travels into the interior of Southern Africa, in the years 1797 and 1798

Автор: John Barrow

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Полный вариант заголовка: «An account of travels into the interior of Southern Africa, in the years 1797 and 1798 : including cursory observations on the geology and geography of the southern part of that continent, the natural history of such objects as occurred in the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms, and sketches of the physical and moral characters of the various tribes of inhabitants surrounding the settlement of the Cape of Good Hope. To which is annexed, a description of the present state, population, and produce of that extensive colony / by John Barrow».

A tour, performed in the years 1795-6 through the Taurida A tour, performed in the years 1795-6 through the Taurida

Автор: Guthrie Maria

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Полный вариант заголовка: «A tour, performed in the years 1795-6 through the Taurida, or Crimea, the antient kingdom of Bosphorus, the once-powerful republic of Tauric Cherson, and all the other countries on the North shore of the Euxine, ceded to Russia by the peace of Kainardgi and Jassy : the whole illustrated by a map of the tour along the Buxine coast, from the Dniester to the Cuban; with engravings of a Great number of ancient coins, medals, monuments, inscriptions, and other curious objects / by Mrs. Maria Guthrie ; described in a series of letters to her husband, the editor Matthew Guthrie».