Posts Tagged ‘History’

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell: Trump Is ‘The Laziest, Most Ignorant President In History’

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell went after President Donald Trump on Thursday night for giving up so quickly on health care reform.  Trump reportedly told Republicans in Congress that he was done negotiating and that if the bill didn’t pass on Friday, he’d leave Obamacare in place. “This is the laziest, most ignorant president in history,” O’Donnell […]

Seth Meyers Digs Up Neil Gorsuch’s Colorful (Spoof) Work History

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has had a colorful work history. Well, according to Seth Meyers. With the hearings for President Donald Trump’s pick taking place this week, the “Late Night” host spent part of Tuesday’s broadcast imagining some of the previous jobs that Gorsuch might have held. “We think to get a sense of […]

The Women Who Are Running To Protest Trump Are Tapping Into History

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s electoral victory, Alison Désir, the founder of a community running organization in New York City called Harlem Run, turned her frustration into political action. Désir’s remedy: a four-woman, 240-mile relay, beginning in Harlem, New York City, on Jan. 16 and ending in Washington, D.C., on the day of Trump’s inauguration. The […]

The Body Project: An Intimate History Of American Girls

The Body Project: An Intimate History Of American Girls "Timely and sympathetic . . . a work of impassioned advocacy."         –PeopleA hundred years ago, women were lacing themselves into corsets and teaching their daughters to do the same. The ideal of the day, however, was inner beauty: a focus on good deeds and a pure […]

All About Christmas: History, Traditions, Carols, Stories, Recipies & More (Mobi Reference)

All About Christmas: History, Traditions, Carols, Stories, Recipies & More (Mobi Reference) The illustrated book gives historical and cultural background of Christmas. Navigate easily to any chapter from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. FEATURES:- Who is Mrs. Claus? – How to make an apple pie – What are the lyrics […]

“Re-Membering” History in Student and Teacher Learning: An Afrocentric Culturally Informed Praxis

“Re-Membering” History in Student and Teacher Learning: An Afrocentric Culturally Informed Praxis What kind of social studies knowledge can stimulate a critical and ethical dialog with the past and present? “Re-Membering” History in Student and Teacher Learning answers this question by explaining and illustrating a process of historical recovery that merges Afrocentric theory and principles […]

History Of Beauty

History Of Beauty Now in paperback, Umberto Eco’s groundbreaking and much-acclaimed first illustrated book has been a critical success since its first publication in 2004. What is beauty? Umberto Eco, among Italy’s finest and most important contemporary thinkers, explores the nature, the meaning, and the very history of the idea of beauty in Western culture. […]

History of Beauty

History of Beauty Now in paperback, Umberto Eco’s groundbreaking and much-acclaimed first illustrated book has been a critical success since its first publication in 2004. What is beauty? Umberto Eco, among Italy’s finest and most important contemporary thinkers, explores the nature, the meaning, and the very history of the idea of beauty in Western culture. […]

Llewellyn’s 2013 Herbal Almanac: Herbs for Growing & Gathering, Cooking & Crafts, Health & Beauty, History, Myth & Lore

Llewellyn’s 2013 Herbal Almanac: Herbs for Growing & Gathering, Cooking & Crafts, Health & Beauty, History, Myth & Lore Spice up your favorite dishes with French tarragon. Chase away stress with delicious soup. There are hundreds of ways to benefit from nature’s most versatile plants inside Llewellyn’s Herbal Almanac. This treasury of innovative herbal ideas […]

Germans Forget Postwar History Lesson On Debt Relief In Greece Crisis

As negotiations between Greece and its creditors stumbled toward breakdown, culminating in a sound rejection on Sunday by Greek voters of the conditions demanded in exchange for a financial lifeline, a vintage photo resurfaced on the Internet. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to […]

THE HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS FOOD AND FEASTS

A Kid’s Guide to Arab American History: More Than 50 Activities

A Kid’s Guide to Arab American History: More Than 50 Activities Many Americans, educators included, mistakenly believe all Arabs share the same culture, language, and religion, and have only recently begun immigrating to the United States. A Kid’s Guide to Arab American History dispels these and other stereotypes and provides a contemporary as well as […]

A History of Presque Isle

A History of Presque Isle Presque Isle State Park, a peninsula extending seven miles into Lake Erie, attracts four million visitors each year. Since the late 1800s, the park has been an ecological and recreational paradise where visitors can enjoy solitude, reflection, and the wonders of nature. At times strong storms are driven in off […]

Here Is The Definitive History Of Mankind’s Finest Food: The Salad

Before the hamburger, before the burrito — before even all-you-can-eat breadsticks — there was the salad. (Cue dramatic music.) According to the Oxford Dictionary of Food and Drink in America, mankind’s finest vegetable creation was popularized way back in the Roman Empire. It first appeared in the form of raw leafy vegetables covered in salty, […]

The Cambridge History of the Cold War

The Cambridge History of the Cold War This volume examines the origins and early years of the Cold War. In the first comprehensive reexamination of the period, a team of leading scholars shows how the conflict evolved from the geopolitical, ideological, economic and sociopolitical environments of the two world wars and interwar period, and discusses […]

Women, Beauty and Power in Early Modern England: A Feminist Literary History

Women, Beauty and Power in Early Modern England: A Feminist Literary History Divided into three sections on cosmetics, clothes and hairstyling, this book explores how early modern women regarded beauty culture and in what waysskin, clothes and hair could be used to represent racial, class and gender identities, and to convey political, religious and philosophical […]

Shockingly Few Students Are Proficient In U.S. History

Which of these do the governments of Canada, France and Australia have in common: a) They are controlled by the military; b) They have constitutions that limit their power; c) They have leaders with absolute power; d) They discourage participation by citizens in public affairs? If you chose b, you’re smarter than more than 40 […]

The First Lady Speaks at the History of Gospel Music Workshop

The First Lady delivers remarks at a White House Workshop on the history of gospel music. April 14, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American […]

In Performance at the White House: The History of Gospel

President Obama speaks at a gospel performance at the White House. April 14, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History (California Studies in Food and Culture)

Creating the History You Want to Share

I have a secret weapon when I engage complete strangers in political conversations as I often do. It’s my U.S. Congressman, John Lewis. First I must say, this weekend there’s a big party in Atlanta, celebrating Rep. Lewis’ 75th birthday. It will be a momentous occasion for every person there, each in her or his […]

Algeria in Perspective: Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Algiers, Sahara, Berbers, Terrorist Groups

Algeria in Perspective: Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Algiers, Sahara, Berbers, Terrorist Groups These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Algeria, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, […]

Iyanla at the Too Darn Hot Party: “I Saw History Tonight” | Too Darn Hot | Oprah Winfrey Network

From dazzling guests like John Legend, Mark Wahlberg and the casts of Tyler Perry’s four OWN shows to scorching performances from Mary J. Blige and Jennifer Hudson, Tyler Perry’s Too Darn Hot Party had a lasting impact on relationship expert Iyanla Vanzant. “I saw history tonight. Sitting, looking at Stevie Wonder, I remember being a […]

Cuisine and Culture: A History of Food and People

Arthur Schwartz’s New York City Food: An Opinionated History and More Than 100 Legendary Recipes

Black History Is American History

Some people think libertarians only care about taxes and regulations. But I was asked not long ago, what’s the most important libertarian accomplishment in history? I said, “the abolition of slavery.” The greatest libertarian crusade in history was the effort to abolish chattel slavery, culminating in the nineteenth-century abolitionist movement and the heroic Underground Railroad. […]

Welcome to the Party Where Science and History Are Dangerous

So now the far right is upset over remarks President Obama made the other day at a prayer breakfast. Well is there anything the President could say that would not get the loonies upset? At this point I doubt it. And what inappropriate and scandalous remarks have prompted such outrage this time, nothing less than […]

Kicking Off Black History Month at the White House: #BlackHistoryMonth

As a nation, we pause this February to honor Black History Month and all those who came before us. Throughout February, the White House will pay tribute both to the accomplishments of some of our country’s greatest historical giants, while also taking time to highlight stories from those whose contributions aren’t always captured in the […]

A 1960s Civil Rights Marcher on Being a Part of History | #Selma50 | Oprah Winfrey Network

Fran Hoffman was a senior in college when Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights supporters marched for voting rights from Selma, Alabama, to the State Capitol in Montgomery. She drove with relatives and friends to Selma for the third (and final) march, a legendary event that led to the passage of the Voting […]

This Day in History: One Small Step for a President, One Huge Leap for Digital Communications at the White House

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Food History Almanac

Food History Almanac The Food History Almanac covers 365 days of the year, with information and anecdotes relating to food history from around the world from medieval times to the present. The daily entries include such topics as celebrations; significant food-related moments in history from the fields of science and technology, exploration and discovery, travel, […]

This Day in History: Carving Out a Piece of Thanksgiving History

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From Scratch: The Uncensored History of the Food Network

Only Fascist and Communist Dictatorships Alter History to Promote ‘Patriotism.’ Conservative Attacks on Curriculum Are Dangerous

The beauty of America is that love for this country isn’t “promoted” by political parties desperately seeking new voters, or by a paranoid government intent on silencing dissent. When we look into the mirror as a nation, we’re comfortable with our numerous blemishes; we don’t need a historical version of plastic surgery. According to the […]

The History and Benefits of Yoga – Operation Change – OWN

Tune in for an all-new episode of Operation Change Monday at 9/8c. Subscribe to OWN: http://bit.ly/18Lz0rV Reema Saikia, an Indian yoga teacher and therapist, explains the history and terminology of the ancient practice of yoga. To find out more about Operation Change Click Here: http://www.operationchange.com/ Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN Visit our channel for […]

How Mattie Stepanek Helped Change the Course of Oprah Show History – OWN

Original airdate: May 20, 2011 Subscribe to OWN: http://bit.ly/18Lz0rV When Oprah decided to end The Oprah Winfrey Show after 20 years, she received a letter from a 12-year-old boy urging her to reconsider. The boy was Mattie Stepanek, a young poet with a rare form of muscular dystrophy. While countless people tried to get the […]

Beauty Shop Politics: African American Women’s Activism in the Beauty Industry (Women in American History)

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Oprah Tries Twitter for the First Time – Today in Oprah Show History – OWN

Original airdate: April 17, 2009 Subscribe to OWN: http://bit.ly/18Lz0rV Just five years ago, Oprah decided to venture out into the still-wild world of Twitter. Co-founder Evan Williams gave her a crash course on the three-year-old social media site, which at the time only had 35 employees. Watch as he reveals the origin of Twitter’s name […]

YouTube Stars Talk Health Care (and Make History) at the White House

This year, the President is committed to using the power of his phone and pen to create opportunity for all Americans. One ways he’s doing that is through raising awareness about policies and priorities through non-traditional platforms, like YouTube. Last week, senior administration officials sat down with some of the most popular content creators on YouTube […]

History of Rome

History of Rome GEOGRAPHICAL OUTLINE OF ITALY. Italia! oh, Italia! thou who hast The fatal gift of beauty, which became A funeral dower of present woes and past, On thy sweet brow is sorrow ploughd by shame, And annals traced in characters of flame.—Byron. 1. The outline of Italy presents a geographical unity and completeness […]

Italy-Tuscany: Food wine history and scenery that simply can’t be beat

Italy-Tuscany: Food wine history and scenery that simply can’t be beat Food wine history and scenery that simply can’t be beat.Welcome to your classic Tuscan adventure – to seven full days of mouth-watering food graceful rolling vineyards weathered hillside villas and vibrant cities brimming with art history and old-world charm. List Price: $ 3,298.00 Price: […]

History of CARE

History of CARE <p>This book offers a highly personal, detailed, and richly anecdotal history of the organization known worldwide as CARE. The author, who is a founding member of CARE and was active in its development, also served as the organization’s President and Treasurer. Now President Emeritus, he is in a unique position to provide […]

Champion of African American History: Carter G. Woodson

Ed. Note: This is cross-posted from the Huffington Post In the fall of 1870, a handful of students made their way through the northwest quadrant of the nation's capital, and through the doors of D.C.'s "Preparatory High School for Colored Youth," the country's first public high school for African American children. There, in the shadow […]

The Food and Cooking of Greece: A Classic Mediterranean Cuisine: History, Traditions, Ingredients and Over 160 Recipes

The Food and Cooking of Greece: A Classic Mediterranean Cuisine: History, Traditions, Ingredients and Over 160 Recipes The Food and Cooking of Greece: A Classic Mediterranean Cuisine: History, Traditions, Ingredients and Over 160 Recipes Price: $ Sold by Wal-Mart.com USA, LLC

Viruses, Plagues, and History

Viruses, Plagues, and History The story of viruses and humanity is a story of fear and ignorance, of grief and heartbreak, and of great bravery and sacrifice. Michael Oldstone tells all these stories as he illuminates the history of the devastating diseases that have tormented humanity, focusing mostly on the most famous viruses. Oldstone begins […]

Classic Beauty: The History of Make-Up

Classic Beauty: The History of Make-Up Used – The definition of a beautiful face has never been constant. See how political and social climates have molded accepted beauty rituals and the evolution of cosmetics from ancient times through today. This colorful reference book chronicles historic trends for the eyes, lips, and face, and offers in-depth […]

Women’s History Month at the White House

In honor of Women’s History Month, last week, we welcomed a group of high school students to participate in a conversation with a mentoring panel at the White House. It was followed by a celebration in the East Room with President Obama and the First Lady. We caught up with some of the notable women […]

Women’s History Month Foreign Policy Panel

In a panel discussion, women working in foreign policy in the Obama Administration discuss their paths to success, and lessons they have learned and take questions from the next generation of leaders with interests in exploring a career in foreign policy. March 28, 2013. Uploads by whitehouse Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to […]

The Anglo-Saxon Sagas: An Examination of Their Value as AIDS to History; A Sequel to the “History of the Conquest of Britain by the Saxons.”

The Anglo-Saxon Sagas: An Examination of Their Value as AIDS to History; A Sequel to the “History of the Conquest of Britain by the Saxons.” Used – Title: The Anglo-Saxon Sagas; an examination of their value as aids to history; a sequel to the “History of the Conquest of Britain by the Saxons.’.Publisher: British Library, […]

Pills, Powders & Potions: A History of Medication

Pills, Powders & Potions: A History of Medication New – “Raintree Freestyle” offers an accessible range of books that your students will choose to read. Filled with fascinating facts, this attractive collection is designed to support pupils aged 11-15 years with a reading age of 11-13 years. “A Painful History of Medicine” traces the extraordinary, […]

The Most Interesting People in Politics and History: 250 Anecdotes

The Most Interesting People in Politics and History: 250 Anecdotes Some samples: 1) When the United States was fighting the war in Vietnam, a sergeant wrote famed photographer Yousuf Karsh and requested a copy of a portrait that he had taken of Eleanor Roosevelt. Mr. Karsh wondered why a young man would be interested in […]

Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry

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Res Romanae; Being Brief AIDS to the History, Geography, Literature, and Antiquities of Ancient Rome, for Less Advanced Students

Res Romanae; Being Brief AIDS to the History, Geography, Literature, and Antiquities of Ancient Rome, for Less Advanced Students Used – Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using […]

Lgbt History in New York City, Including: Stonewall Riots, AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, Gay Men’s Health Crisis, the Saint (Club), Lesbian Avengers, Queer Nation, Stonewall Inn, Gay Activists Alliance, Gay Liberation Front, Harvey Milk High School

Lgbt History in New York City, Including: Stonewall Riots, AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, Gay Men’s Health Crisis, the Saint (Club), Lesbian Avengers, Queer Nation, Stonewall Inn, Gay Activists Alliance, Gay Liberation Front, Harvey Milk High School Used – Hephaestus Books represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, […]

West Wing Week: 12/14/12 or “True to Ourselves and Our History”

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, the First Family attended the annual Christmas in Washington concert, the Vice President talked #My2k over lunch with middle-class Americans and attended the Army Navy football game with Dr. Biden, while the President signed the Child Protection […]

A Biographical Cyclopedia of Medical History

A Biographical Cyclopedia of Medical History Used – Publisher: New York; Akron, O.: The Saalfield Publishing Co. Publication date: 1905 Subjects: Medicine — History Physicians — Biography Notes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be numerous typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or indexes. When you buy the General Books edition of […]

The Book of Prescriptions: Containing More Than 3000 Prescriptions Collected from the Practice of the Most Eminent Physicians and Surgeons English and Foreign; Comprising Also a Compendious History of the Materia Medica, Lists of the Doses of All Officin

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Medical Libraries, Including: United States National Library of Medicine, Osler Library of the History of Medicine, Medical Library Association of Great Britain and Ireland, Wellcome Library, Medical Library, Library of the Surgeon General’s Office

Medical Libraries, Including: United States National Library of Medicine, Osler Library of the History of Medicine, Medical Library Association of Great Britain and Ireland, Wellcome Library, Medical Library, Library of the Surgeon General’s Office Used – Hephaestus Books represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative […]

Oh, Say Did You Know?: The Secret History of America’s Famous Figures, Fads, Innovations & Emblems

Oh, Say Did You Know?: The Secret History of America’s Famous Figures, Fads, Innovations & Emblems With wit and charm, Oh Say Did You Know serves up 300 intriguing events and ideas that helped shape the United States. Gain valuable insight into the intricacies of every period of American history, from colonial days to the […]

The Golden Wand of Medicine: A History of the Caduceus Symbol in Medicine

The Golden Wand of Medicine: A History of the Caduceus Symbol in Medicine The Caduceus, two entwined snakes set upon a rod, was the ancient symbol of Hermes, the Greek god of merchants. Today, it is a common and popular symbol of the medical and allied professions. This book traces the use of the caduceus […]

A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached to the University of Oxford; Including the Lives of the Founders

A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached to the University of Oxford; Including the Lives of the Founders New – Volume: 1 General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1810 Original Publisher: Printed by Collingwood and co. Subjects: Oxford (England) Education / Higher History / Europe / Great Britain Study Aids […]

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