Unbound

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Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 1585581399

Genre: Religion

Page: 256

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Book Summary: As a teacher on deliverance, Neal Lozano knows that many believers struggle with the same sin areas time after time. Yet victory can be as simple as tapping into the potent power of the gospel. By focusing on Jesus and his work, rather than on the intimidating aspects of evil spirits, readers can reset their mindset about their spiritual struggles. In Unbound, Lozano shows readers how to do just this. He also shows them how to find and close any doors they may have opened to evil influence--and, consequently, Satan's underhanded strategies. Balanced and full of hope, Unbound is a practical, thorough, and easy-to-follow guide to deliverance and freedom. It also includes practical instruction on praying for others to be set free.


Unbound: A Novel in Verse

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Unbound: A Novel in Verse

Author: Ann E. Burg

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545937876

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

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Book Summary: The day Grace is called from the slave cabins to work in the Big House, Mama makes her promise to keep her eyes down. Uncle Jim warns her to keep her thoughts tucked private in her mind or they could bring a whole lot of trouble and pain. But the more Grace sees of the heartless Master and hateful Missus, the more a rightiness voice clamors in her head-asking how come white folks can own other people, sell them on the auction block, and separate families forever. When that voice escapes without warning, it sets off a terrible chain of events that prove Uncle Jim's words true. Suddenly, Grace and her family must flee deep into the woods, where they brave deadly animals, slave patrollers, and the uncertainty of ever finding freedom. With candor and compassion, Ann E. Burg sheds light on a startling chapter of American history--the remarkable story of runaways who sought sanctuary in the Great Dismal Swamp--and creates a powerful testament to the right of every human to be free.


Nations Unbound

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Nations Unbound

Author: Linda Basch,Nina Glick Schiller,Christina Szanton Blanc

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135307032

Genre: Social Science

Page: 344

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Book Summary: Nations Unbound is a pioneering study of an increasing trend in migration-transnationalism. Immigrants are no longer rooted in one location. By building transnational social networks, economic alliances and political ideologies, they are able to cross the geographic and cultural boundaries of both their countries of origin and of settlement. Through ethnographic studies of immigrant populations, the authors demonstrate that transnationalism is something other than expanded nationalism. By placing immigrants in a limbo between settler and visitor, transnationalism challenges the concepts of citizenship and of nationhood itself.


Unbound

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Unbound

Author: Dean King

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316072176

Genre: History

Page: 432

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Book Summary: In October 1934, the Chinese Communist Army found itself facing annihilation, surrounded by hundreds of thousands of Nationalist soldiers. Rather than surrender, 86,000 Communists embarked on an epic flight to safety. Only thirty were women. Their trek would eventually cover 4,000 miles over 370 days. Under enemy fire they crossed highland awamps, climbed Tibetan peaks, scrambled over chain bridges, and trudged through the sands of the western deserts. Fewer than 10,000 of them would survive, but remarkably all of the women would live to tell the tale. Unbound is an amazing story of love, friendship, and survival written by a new master of adventure narrative.


Unbound

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Unbound

Author: Kasia Urbaniak

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0593084535

Genre: Self-Help

Page: 304

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Book Summary: The ultimate guide to owning your power--and mastering how to use it. How can so many women feel "good and mad" yet still reluctant to speak up in a meeting or difficult conversation? Why do women often feel like they're too much--and, at the same time, not enough? What causes us, at the most critical moments in our lives, to freeze? Kasia Urbaniak teaches power to women--and her answers to these questions may surprise you. Based on insights from her experiences as a dominatrix, her training to become a Taoist nun, and the countless women she has taught to expand their influence, this book offers precise, practical instruction in how to stand in your power, find your voice, and use it well. Learn how to: • Embrace your desires as the pathway to your destiny. • Ask for--and get--what you need in your life, work, and in the bedroom. • Skillfully navigate hearing "no" and any resistance, even your own. • Flip power dynamics when someone crosses your boundaries and puts you on the spot. • Create new and expanded roles for the people in your life with precise, targeted asks. Whether you're getting crystal clear on exactly what you want, or turning the tables on a man who has shut you up and shut you down, Urbaniak's methods teach women to stand for themselves in every interaction. Part manual, part manifesto, part behind the scenes look, Unbound is a how-to guide to the impossible, the outrageous, the unimaginable--a field guide to living your wildest, best, and most satisfying life.


Unbound

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Unbound

Author: Arlene Stein

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 1101972505

Genre: Social Science

Page: 336

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Book Summary: An intimate portrait of a new generation of transmasculine individuals as they undergo gender transitions Award-winning sociologist Arlene Stein takes us into the lives of four strangers who find themselves together in a sun-drenched surgeon’s office, having traveled to Florida from across the United States in order to masculinize their chests. Ben, Lucas, Parker, and Nadia wish to feel more comfortable in their bodies; three of them are also taking testosterone so that others recognize them as male. Following them over the course of a year, Stein shows how members of this young transgender generation, along with other gender dissidents, are refashioning their identities and challenging others’ conceptions of who they are. During a time of conservative resurgence, they do so despite great personal costs. Transgender men comprise a large, growing proportion of the trans population, yet they remain largely invisible. In this powerful, timely, and eye-opening account, Stein draws from dozens of interviews with transgender people and their friends and families, as well as with activists and medical and psychological experts. Unbound documents the varied ways younger trans men see themselves and how they are changing our understanding of what it means to be male and female in America.


Unbound

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Unbound

Author: Angela Knight,Jennifer Ashley,Jean Johnson,Hanna Martine

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101619600

Genre: Fiction

Page: 448

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Book Summary: Desire is released in these all-new stories by four masters of paranormal romance… New York Times bestselling author Angela Knight revisits the world of Guardian and genetically engineered Temporal Enforcers Dona and Alerio who combine their talents—and fight their passions—as they investigate a time-travel murder spree. USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Ashley continues her Shifters Unbound series as Bear Shifter Cormac is determined to take single mom Nell as his mate, despite her objections—until her sons are endangered and she desperately needs help. National bestselling author Jean Johnson returns to her Vulland Chronicles: On the run after being falsely accused of treason, ex-prince Kiereseth and his companion Vielle take refuge in a snow-bound cabin—and in each other’s arms. And Hanna Martine expands on the fascinating world she introduced in Liquid Lies. After dissolving their arranged marriage so he can win her on his own terms, Ofarian guard David pairs up with the heartbroken Kelsey to try to thwart an enemy to their race.


Nature Unbound

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Nature Unbound

Author: Dan Brockington,Rosaleen Duffy,Jim Igoe

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136560564

Genre: Nature

Page: 240

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Book Summary: This groundbreaking volume is the first comprehensive, critical examination of the rise of protected areas and their current social and economic position in our world. It examines the social impacts of protected areas, the conflicts that surround them, the alternatives to them and the conceptual categories they impose. The book explores key debates on devolution, participation and democracy; the role and uniqueness of indigenous peoples and other local communities; institutions and resource management; hegemony, myth and symbolic power in conservation success stories; tourism, poverty and conservation; and the transformation of social and material relations which community conservation entails. For conservation practitioners and protected area professionals not accustomed to criticisms of their work, or students new to this complex field, the book will provide an understanding of the history and current state of affairs in the rise of protected areas. It introduces the concepts, theories and writers on which critiques of conservation have been built, and provides the means by which practitioners can understand problems with which they are wrestling. For advanced researchers the book will present a critique of the current debates on protected areas and provide a host of jumping off points for an array of research avenues


Unbound

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Unbound

Author: Jack Frost,Trisha Frost

Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers

ISBN: 0768488303

Genre: Religion

Page: 204

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Book Summary: Believe and trust in love again! Unbound weaves an uplifting tale of two people who begin their journey held captive by the strongholds and thought patterns that had prevented them from loving each other, their families, and the Father. Their pain begins to outweigh their shame until they seek for help, finding healing for their lives, their family, and for literally thousands of people around the world. Share the true story of how Jack and Trisha Frost apply God’s unconditional love to their lives and it forever changes them and their family. Learn to: Understand why we experience pain in order to develop a character that causes us to live moral lives. Become more than you can imagine you could ever be. Uncover the old habit patterns of thinking, that have become strongholds in your life and alienate you from intimacy first with Him and then with those you love. Choose to take a chance to find your destiny through new challenges and discover what it means to live a life unbound from life’s entanglements.


Memory Unbound

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Memory Unbound

Author: Lucy Bond,Stef Craps,Pieter Vermeulen

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 1785333011

Genre: History

Page: 302

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Book Summary: Though still a relatively young field, memory studies has undergone significant transformations since it first coalesced as an area of inquiry. Increasingly, scholars understand memory to be a fluid, dynamic, unbound phenomenon—a process rather than a reified object. Embodying just such an elastic approach, this state-of-the-field collection systematically explores the transcultural, transgenerational, transmedial, and transdisciplinary dimensions of memory—four key dynamics that have sometimes been studied in isolation but never in such an integrated manner. Memory Unbound places leading researchers in conversation with emerging voices in the field to recast our understanding of memory’s distinctive variability.


Unbound Feet

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Unbound Feet

Author: Judy Yung

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520915350

Genre: History

Page: 395

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Book Summary: The crippling custom of footbinding is the thematic touchstone for Judy Yung's engrossing study of Chinese American women during the first half of the twentieth century. Using this symbol of subjugation to examine social change in the lives of these women, she shows the stages of "unbinding" that occurred in the decades between the turn of the century and the end of World War II. The setting for this captivating history is San Francisco, which had the largest Chinese population in the United States. Yung, a second-generation Chinese American born and raised in San Francisco, uses an impressive range of sources to tell her story. Oral history interviews, previously unknown autobiographies, both English- and Chinese-language newspapers, government census records, and exceptional photographs from public archives and private collections combine to make this a richly human document as well as an illuminating treatise on race, gender, and class dynamics. While presenting larger social trends Yung highlights the many individual experiences of Chinese American women, and her skill as an oral history interviewer gives this work an immediacy that is poignant and effective. Her analysis of intraethnic class rifts—a major gap in ethnic history—sheds important light on the difficulties that Chinese American women faced in their own communities. Yung provides a more accurate view of their lives than has existed before, revealing the many ways that these women—rather than being passive victims of oppression—were active agents in the making of their own history.


Mathematics Unbound

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Mathematics Unbound

Author: Karen Hunger Parshall,Adrian Clifford Rice

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 9780821896730

Genre: Mathematics

Page: 406

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Book Summary: Although today's mathematical research community takes its international character very much for granted, this ''global nature'' is relatively recent, having evolved over a period of roughly 150 years-from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century. During this time, the practice of mathematics changed from being centered on a collection of disparate national communities to being characterized by an international group of scholars for whom thegoal of mathematical research and cooperation transcended national boundaries. Yet, the development of an international community was far from smooth and involved obstacles such as war, political upheaval, and national rivalries. Until now, this evolution has been largely overlooked by historians andmathematicians alike. This book addresses the issue by bringing together essays by twenty experts in the history of mathematics who have investigated the genesis of today's international mathematical community. This includes not only developments within component national mathematical communities, such as the growth of societies and journals, but also more wide-ranging political, philosophical, linguistic, and pedagogical issues. The resulting volume is essential reading for anyone interestedin the history of modern mathematics. It will be of interest to mathematicians, historians of mathematics, and historians of science in general.


Unbound

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Unbound

Author: Harris Dinga

Publisher: Triggercell Inc

ISBN: 1715804309

Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 156

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Book Summary: A hand-picked collection of travel photographs and inspirational life quotes for the journey ahead


Unbound

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Unbound

Author: Lori Devoti

Publisher: Fire & Fangs

ISBN: 1370800673

Genre: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Book Summary: Book 1 of the Nine Worlds (previously Unbound series) Risk Leidolf is a hellhound, shapeshifters known and feared throughout the Nine Worlds, but even as pack alpha, he has never been free. Since childhood, he has been bound to an immortal witch. Bound to do her bidding. He’s sent to hunt again. This time novice witch Kara Shane. Kara has a mission of her own, to find her sister. When Risk learns of this, he realizes the twin witches could give him the one thing he’d never dreamed he could have - freedom. But is that freedom worth the price of Kara’s life and the love he soon discovers they share? Awards – Romantic Times Top Pick Romantic Times Magazine Reviewer’s Choice Award Nominee 2008 Eppie Finalist 2008 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence Finalist 2008 Write Touch Reader’s Award Finalist


Unbound

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Unbound

Author: Dina Gu Brumfield

Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group

ISBN: 1626347158

Genre: Fiction

Page: 416

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Book Summary: The sweeping, multigenerational story of two iron-willed women, a grandmother and granddaughter, Unbound is also a richly textured, turbulent portrait of the city of Shanghai in the twentieth century—a place where everyone must fight to carve out a place for themselves amid political upheaval and the turmoil of war. ​Mini Pao lives with her sister and parents in a pre-war Shanghai divided among foreign occupiers and Chinese citizens, a city known as the “Paris of the East” with its contrast of vibrant night life and repressive social mores. Already considered an old maid at twenty-three, Mini boldly rejects the path set out for her as she struggles to provide for her family and reckons with her desire for romance and autonomy. Mini’s story of love, betrayal, and determination unfolds in the Western-style cafes, open-air markets, and jazz-soaked nightclubs of Shanghai—the same city where, decades later, her granddaughter Ting embarks on her own journey toward independence. Ting Lee has grown up behind an iron curtain in a time of scarcity, humility, and forced-sameness in accordance with the strictures of Chairman Mao’s cultural revolution. As a result, Ting’s imagination burns with curiosity about fashion, America, and most of all, her long-lost grandmother Mini’s glamorous past and mysterious present. As her thirst for knowledge about the world beyond 1970s Shanghai grows, Ting is driven to uncover her family’s tragic past and face the difficult truth of what the future holds for her if she remains in China.


Unbound

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Unbound

Author: Lance Erlick

Publisher: Rebel Base Books

ISBN: 1635730538

Genre: Fiction

Page: 300

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Book Summary: Perfect android. Wanted fugitive. Synthia Cross is the most advanced android with artificial intelligence ever created. Some see her as a boon to mankind. Most view her as a deadly threat. When Synthia escaped from her creator, even he had no idea of the advanced capabilities she’d developed. For six months she’s hidden in the Wisconsin woods with the only human she can trust—computer genius Luke Marceau. Together they’ve upgraded her body, rewritten her directives, and further enhanced her mind. Now hunters are zeroing in on her location, and she must flee. But leaving the refuge to assimilate into society is a dangerous risk, because Synthia will soon face her most formidable adversary. The pursuer’s name is Vera. She’s a female android—built to perfection, designed to hunt, and programmed to destroy . . .


Amal Unbound

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Amal Unbound

Author: Aisha Saeed

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399544704

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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Book Summary: "Saeed's timely and stirring middle-grade debut is a celebration of resistance and justice."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review The compelling story of a girl's fight to regain her life and dreams after being forced into indentured servitude. Life is quiet and ordinary in Amal's Pakistani village, but she had no complaints, and besides, she's busy pursuing her dream of becoming a teacher one day. Her dreams are temporarily dashed when--as the eldest daughter--she must stay home from school to take care of her siblings. Amal is upset, but she doesn't lose hope and finds ways to continue learning. Then the unimaginable happens--after an accidental run-in with the son of her village's corrupt landlord, Amal must work as his family's servant to pay off her own family's debt. Life at the opulent Khan estate is full of heartbreak and struggle for Amal--especially when she inadvertently makes an enemy of a girl named Nabila. Most troubling, though, is Amal's growing awareness of the Khans' nefarious dealings. When it becomes clear just how far they will go to protect their interests, Amal realizes she will have to find a way to work with others if they are ever to exact change in a cruel status quo, and if Amal is ever to achieve her dreams.


Unbound

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Unbound

Author: Nathan Deen

Publisher: Nathan Deen

ISBN:

Genre: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Book Summary: Georgia has spent a year unbound from her life as an Unwanted in a dystopian America. After searching for her best friend, Oval, but with no luck, Georgia has settled in Calgary, Alberta, where she has a boyfriend, a job, and a studio apartment. A normal life is starting to feel nice. But she can’t let go of her past. And even if she could, it won’t let go of her. One night, she finds her apartment ransacked, and she realizes someone is looking for her, prompting her to leave behind the small life she’s built and to keep her promise to find Oval. An attack by a mysterious girl her age reveals that someone knows who she is, and they want Oval, too. But why? The answer will lead her into the middle of an underground resistance, and Georgia could be the key to taking that resistance to the next level. She’s offered a mission that will put the freedom she has known at risk. A mission that will reveal a shocking secret. A mission that could change everything.


Unbound

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Unbound

Author: Arlene Stein

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 1101972505

Genre: Social Science

Page: 336

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Book Summary: An intimate portrait of a new generation of transmasculine individuals as they undergo gender transitions Award-winning sociologist Arlene Stein takes us into the lives of four strangers who find themselves together in a sun-drenched surgeon’s office, having traveled to Florida from across the United States in order to masculinize their chests. Ben, Lucas, Parker, and Nadia wish to feel more comfortable in their bodies; three of them are also taking testosterone so that others recognize them as male. Following them over the course of a year, Stein shows how members of this young transgender generation, along with other gender dissidents, are refashioning their identities and challenging others’ conceptions of who they are. During a time of conservative resurgence, they do so despite great personal costs. Transgender men comprise a large, growing proportion of the trans population, yet they remain largely invisible. In this powerful, timely, and eye-opening account, Stein draws from dozens of interviews with transgender people and their friends and families, as well as with activists and medical and psychological experts. Unbound documents the varied ways younger trans men see themselves and how they are changing our understanding of what it means to be male and female in America.


Unbound Voices

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Unbound Voices

Author: Judy Yung

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520922877

Genre: History

Page: 558

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Book Summary: Unbound Voices brings together the voices of Chinese American women in a fascinating, intimate collection of documents—letters, essays, poems, autobiographies, speeches, testimonials, and oral histories—detailing half a century of their lives in America. Together, these sources provide a captivating mosaic of Chinese women's experiences in their own words, as they tell of making a home for themselves and their families in San Francisco from the Gold Rush years through World War II. The personal nature of these documents makes for compelling reading. We hear the voices of prostitutes and domestic slavegirls, immigrant wives of merchants, Christians and pagans, homemakers, and social activists alike. We read the stories of daughters who confronted cultural conflicts and racial discrimination; the myriad ways women coped with the Great Depression; and personal contributions to the causes of women's emancipation, Chinese nationalism, workers' rights, and World War II. The symphony of voices presented here lends immediacy and authenticity to our understanding of the Chinese American women's lives. This rich collection of women's stories also serves to demonstrate collective change over time as well as to highlight individual struggles for survival and advancement in both private and public spheres. An educational tool on researching and reclaiming women's history, Unbound Voices offers us a valuable lesson on how one group of women overcame the legacy of bound feet and bound lives in America. The selections are accompanied by photographs, with extensive introductions and annotation by Judy Yung, a noted authority on primary resources relating to the history of Chinese American women.