By Deborah L. Parker
By John Hostettler,Bryan Gibson
‘Easy to learn and includes new fabric on William Garrow’: Richard Braby, direct descendant and Garrow biographer.
Part I appears to be like on the global during which the genuine existence Garrow labored, marking out the most features of crime and punishment, which on the time operated basically to house a difficult yet disadvantaged and under-privileged strata of society: those unfortunates fed the conveyor belt to the courts, prisons and gallows. It was once a global of few rights, easy conviction, prepared condemnation, draconian punishments and utter prejudice.
Part II takes the reader during the circumstances portrayed within the television sequence explaining their actual origins and the jig-saw of evidence, roles and occasions with which the scriptwriters wrestled within the pursuits of dramatic influence. The booklet compares the ‘factional’ drama with what truly occurred on the time.
John Hostettler is among the UK’s best biographers, having written over 20 biographies and different books on criminal historical past.
With a Preface via Bryan Gibson
By Benjamin J. Cayetano
"...one of crucial books ever written on Hawaii politics" --David Shapiro, The Honolulu Advertiser
"Cayetano explains the intricacies and convolutions of Hawaii politics higher than an individual ever has. needs to examining for figuring out how govt within the Aloha kingdom particularly works." --Political advisor Joseph Napolitan
By Myron B. Kuropas Ph.D.
By Gao Zhisheng
This e-book is co-published via ABA part of foreign legislation and Carolina educational Press.
Gao Zhisheng used to be one in every of Beijing's such a lot winning attorneys. Self-taught and taken up in poverty, he got here to prominence via his safeguard of people persecuted by means of the chinese language executive for his or her faith and perform of Falun Gong and used to be eventually detained, tortured, and imprisoned himself by means of an analogous regime. The pages usually are not a simple learn, simply because they aspect the regime's makes an attempt to wreck one of many maximum spirits of our time. regardless of this, Gao Zhisheng's unwavering convictions, profound ideals, and dedication to humanity shine through.
“Unwavering Convictions reads like a latest chinese language model of Solzhenitsyn’s Gulag Archipelago. Gao Zhisheng is a pioneer for the human rights security circulate in China. As a Christian, he chooses to shield the rights and freedoms for all—from abused Falun Gong practitioners and condominium church pastors to illegally imprisoned petitioners and unfastened election advocates. For that, he has been taken care of because the ‘No. 1 Political Prisoner’ by means of the chinese language regime, and he and his kin have suffered significantly for almost a decade. This firsthand account is either gripping and deeply inspiring. It exhibits how ongoing torture results in the unraveling of a freedom fighter at the one hand, whereas nevertheless Gao keeps his successful, defiant spirit via God’s grace. This e-book is a must-read for someone who cares approximately human rights and the way China will transition into the future.”
— Congressman Frank R. Wolf, who served for 34 years as a member of the U.S. Congress. because the founder and co-chair of the congressional Tom Lantos Human Rights fee, he followed attorney Gao Zhisheng’s case. at present he's exclusive Senior Fellow of the twenty first Century Wilberforce Initiative. the writer of the overseas non secular Freedom Act, Mr. Wolf ’s honors contain the 2015 Wilson Chair in spiritual Freedom at Baylor college and the President’s Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights.
“Like Solzhenitsyn ahead of him, Gao Zhisheng, ‘The sense of right and wrong of China,’ has written a completely inspiring and interesting ebook approximately his viewpoint on existence as a dissident in clash with an oppressive regime. i'm proud to be referred to as his fellow brother and fighter for freedom in China.”
— Dr. Bob Fu, Founder and Director of ChinaAid, a global non-profit Christian human rights association devoted to selling spiritual freedom and the rule of thumb of legislation in China.
“I learn Mr. Gao’s memoir with a heavy center. As a chinese language who grew up throughout the Cultural Revolution, i do know the darkness of the regime is right. Martin Luther King Jr. as soon as stated that darkness can't force out darkness; in basic terms mild can. Dismay isn't really an answer; in basic terms taking motion, like Mr. Gao did, is a solution.”
—Jinghong Cal, Free China Blog
By Raymond Lohne
By Debby Irving
By Jill Norgren
By Mae M. Ngai
The fortunate Ones uncovers the tale of the Tape kin in post-gold rush, racially explosive San Francisco. Mae Ngai paints a desirable photo of ways the position of immigration dealer allowed patriarch Jeu Dip (Joseph Tape) to either protest and take advantage of discrimination, and of the Tapes because the first of a brand new social type--middle-class chinese language Americans.
Tape relatives background illuminates American background. Seven-year-old Mamie makes an attempt to combine California faculties, leading to the landmark 1885 case Tape v. Hurley. The family's intimate involvement within the 1904 St. Louis World's reasonable unearths how chinese language American agents primarily invented Chinatown, and so chinese language tradition, for American audiences. ultimately, The fortunate Ones finds aspects--timely, haunting, and hopeful--of the lasting legacy of the immigrant event for all Americans.
This accelerated variation contains a new preface and a variety of old files from the chinese language exclusion period that kinds the backdrop to the Tape family's story.
By Tara Najim
In the fairway region, Mohammed’s reckless trust in his personal invincibility makes him one of many U.S. Forces’ best interpreters, volunteering for risky missions with everybody from the military Seals to the golf green Berets. He earns the ironic nickname “Saint” whereas keeping road kids one minute and weaving a damaging course of jilted fans the subsequent. besides the fact that, while insurgents label him a traitor and put up his photograph in mosques during the urban, Mohammed rises to the pinnacle of Baghdad’s such a lot sought after.
Meanwhile, Kadhim begins a surgical residency at Baghdad’s greatest health center, merely to find that his place of work is overrun via a brutal Shiite defense force, corruption, and a definite variety of amorous girl sufferers. whereas medical professionals and employees flee, Kadhim is still, engaging in triage at gunpoint, dealing with threats from corrupt employees, and attempting to store his sufferers from being abducted from their clinic beds. After a yr of escalating conditions, he has just a couple of thoughts left: fail to remember his desires of turning into a healthcare professional, or be killed... or sign up for the darkish side.
As Iraq descends right into a brutal civil warfare, the brothers research that laughter are available amidst the darkness, yet that betrayal and loss of life may also come from the nearest of friends.