The Kite Makers Six Years Of A Child S War Britain 1939 1945

Author: Anita Sinclair
Editor: Richard Lee Publishing
ISBN: 9780909431174
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A child's memories of world war two.

A Child S War

Author: Molly Bihet
Editor: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1848682050
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A Child's War tells the story of Germany's occupation of Guernsey through the eyes of a young girl.

A Child S War

Author: David L. Gordon
ISBN: 057800433X
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Like thousands of other children in London this eight year old boy with his younger brother, were evacuated to the country on the orders of the British Government. Two days before the outbreak of World War II, on September 1st, 1939, they left for the duration of the war, separated from their parents and families until the war ended in 1945, apart from rare visits for a few days during this period. The author recalls many of his memories and boyhood experiences – some horrifying, some sad, all indelible. Memories to remain with him like tens of thousands of other youngsters who went through this traumatic time in World War II.

Children And War

Author: James Marten
Editor: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814756669
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How did a sleepy New England fishing village become a gay mecca? In this dynamic history, Karen Christel Krahulik explains why Provincetown, Massachusetts--alternately known as “Land's End,” “Cape-tip,” “Cape-end,” and, to some, “Queersville, U.S.A”--has meant many things to many people. Provincetown tells the story of this beguiling coastal town, from its early history as a mid-nineteenth century colonial village to its current stature as a bustling gay tourist destination. It details the many cultures and groups—Yankee artists, Portuguese fishermen, tourists—that have comprised and influenced Provincetown, and explains how all of them, in conjunction with larger economic and political forces, come together to create a gay and lesbian mecca. Through personal stories and historical accounts, Provincetown reveals the fascinating features that have made Provincetown such a textured and colorful destination: its fame as the landfall of the Mayflower Pilgrims, charm as an eccentric artists’ colony, and allure as a Dionysian playground. It also hints at one of Provincetown’s most dramatic economic changes: its turn from fishing village to resort town. From a history of fishing economies to a history of tourism, Provincetown, in the end, is as eclectic and vibrant as the city itself.

Childs War

Author: Richard Ballard
ISBN: 9780954728021
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In the 1940 London blitz, George Ryland, a skilled engineer, and his wife Edna lose the style of life it took them years of struggle to obtain when they are bombed out of the house they own in a pleasant suburb. The nostalgic story of their small son Alex is set in the apparent calm of Oxford. Alex reacts with a mixture of hope and anxiety coloured by a self-preserving humour to the unresolved conflict in his family and the distant violence of international turmoil which affects everyone. His childhood is a documentary both of external events as the Second World War develops and of the internal tensions of his parents and relations. The war and his parents' complicated response to their misfortune often burst in upon him, and he finds his father preserving his own optimism as an inspired teacher for him while his mother sinks under her frustrated materialism.

The Children S Civil War

Author: James Alan Marten
Editor: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807849040
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The Children's Civil War is an exploration of childhood during our nation's greatest crisis. James Marten describes how the war changed the literature and schoolbooks published for children, how it affected children's relationships with absent fathers and brothers, how the responsibilities forced on northern and especially southern youngsters shortened their childhoods, and how the death and destruction that tore the country apart often cut down children as well as adults.

Forgetting Children Born Of War

Author: Charli Carpenter
Editor: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231522304
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Sexual violence and exploitation occur in many conflict zones, and the children born of such acts face discrimination, stigma, and infanticide. Yet the massive transnational network of organizations working to protect war-affected children has, for two decades, remained curiously silent on the needs of this vulnerable population. Focusing specifically on the case of Bosnia-Herzegovina, R. Charli Carpenter questions the framing of atrocity by human rights organizations and the limitations these narratives impose on their response. She finds that human rights groups set their agendas according to certain grievances-the claims of female rape victims or the complaints of aggrieved minorities, for example-and that these concerns can overshadow the needs of others. Incorporating her research into a host of other conflict zones, Carpenter shows that the social construction of rights claims is contingent upon the social construction of wrongs. According to Carpenter, this pathology prevents the full protection of children born of war.

Children At War

Author: Peter W. Singer
Editor: Vintage
ISBN: 1101970057
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Children at War is the first comprehensive book to examine the growing and global use of children as soldiers. P.W. Singer, an internationally recognized expert in twenty-first-century warfare, explores how a new strategy of war, utilized by armies and warlords alike, has targeted children, seeking to turn them into soldiers and terrorists. Singer writes about how the first American serviceman killed by hostile fire in Afghanistan—a Green Beret—was shot by a fourteen-year-old Afghan boy; how suspected militants detained by U.S. forces in Iraq included more than one hundred children under the age of seventeen; and how hundreds who were taken hostage in Thailand were held captive by the rebel "God's Army," led by twelve-year-old twins. Interweaving the voices of child soldiers throughout the book, Singer looks at the ways these children are recruited, abducted, trained, and finally sent off to fight in war-torn hot spots, from Colombia and the Sudan to Kashmir and Sierra Leone. He writes about children who have been indoctrinated to fight U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan; of Iraqui boys between the ages of ten and fifteen who had been trained in military arms and tactics to become Saddam Hussein's Ashbal Saddam (Lion Cubs); of young refugees from Pakistani madrassahs who were recruited to help bring the Taliban to power in the Afghan civil war. The author, National Security Fellow at the Brookings Institution and director of the Brookings Project on U.S. Policy Towards the Islamic World, explores how this phenomenon has come about, and how social disruptions and failures of development in modern Third World nations have led to greater global conflict and an instability that has spawned a new pool of recruits. He writes about how technology has made today's weapons smaller and lighter and therefore easier for children to carry and handle; how one billion people in the world live in developing countries where civil war is part of everyday life; and how some children—without food, clothing, or family—have volunteered as soldiers as their only way to survive. Finally, Singer makes clear how the U.S. government and the international community must face this new reality of modern warfare, how those who benefit from the recruitment of children as soldiers must be held accountable, how Western militaries must be prepared to face children in battle, and how rehabilitation programs can undo this horrific phenomenon and turn child soldiers back into children.

War Is No Child S Play

Author: Winston Jalloh
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A Child S Story Of America

Author: Michael J. McHugh
Editor: Christian Liberty Press
ISBN: 9781930092938
File Size: 11,87 MB
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Students are given a comprehensive overview of U.S. history from Columbus to the present. Review questions are included throughout, as well as helpful maps. The text contains numerous pictures and large print. Grade 4.

Edinburgh Companion To Twentieth Century British And American War Literature

Author: Adam Piette
Editor: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748653937
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The first reference book to deal so fully and incisively with the cultural representations of war in 20th-century English and US literature and film. The volume covers the two World Wars as well as specific conflicts that generated literary and imaginativ

No Place For A War Baby

Author: Dr Donna Seto
Editor: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 140947402X
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Donna Seto investigates why children born of wartime sexual violence are rarely included in post-conflict processes of reconciliation and recovery. The focus on children born of wartime sexual violence questions the framework of understanding war and recognizes that certain individuals are often forgotten or neglected. This book considers how children are neglected sites for the reproduction of global norms. It approaches this topic through an interdisciplinary perspective that questions how silence surrounding the issue of wartime sexual violence has prevented justice for children born of war from being achieved. In considering this, Seto examines how the theories and practices of mainstream International Relations (IR) can silence the experiences of war rape survivors and children born of wartime sexual violence and explores the theoretical frameworks within IR and the institutional structures that uphold protection regimes for children and women.

A Child S Adventure

Author: William David
Editor: WestBow Press
ISBN: 144977847X
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William David writes in an economical style, conveying the extraordinary nature of the early childhood years. He captures childhood experiences, where the child has many first-time encounters and feels the joy of surprise in a world of daily adventure. The story unfolds around the life of a little boy caught up in the controlling influence of circumstances involving his parents and extended family, which culminates in the loss of all that he holds dear. A gradual and increasingly longer separation from his mother begins at three, until at five he suddenly is removed far away. In this story of undying hope, a little boy determines to endure his circumstances, and accepting his fate, learns the value of compassion, wisdom, and humility. He chooses to have faith in God, while accepting the ambiguity and ultimate mystery of life and existence. Sadness at times and loss may be inescapable in life, but the benefit at any age is priceless strength and endurance.

Witnesses Of War

Author: Nicholas Stargardt
Editor: Vintage
ISBN: 0307430308
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A groundbreaking study of what happened to children—of all nationalities and religions—living under the Nazi regime. Drawing on a wide range of new sources, Witnesses of War reveals the stories of life under the Third Reich as never before. As the Nazis overran Europe, children were saved or damned according to their race. Turning to an untouched wealth of original material—school assignments; juvenile diaries; letters; and even accounts of children’s games—Nicholas Stargardt breaks stereotypes of victimhood and trauma to give us the gripping individual stories of the generation Hitler made.

A Child S Guide To Biography

Author: Burton Egbert Stevenson
Editor: The Minerva Group, Inc.
ISBN: 9781589635876
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Burton Egbert Stevenson (1872-1962) was born in Chillicothe, Ohio, and studied (1890-93) at Princeton. He was founder (1918) of the American Library in Paris and director (1918-20, 1925-30). For 58 years (1899-1957), Stevenson was Librarian of the City Library of Chillicothe, Ohio during which time he compiled anthologies, wrote historical fiction and childrens books, two travel books and a number of detective fiction novels, including "The Mystery of the Boule Cabinet" (1912), which was adapted for the film In the Next Room (1930).CONTENTSA Talk About BiographyThe BeginnersWashington to LincolnLincoln and His SuccessorsStatesmenPioneersGreat SoldiersGreat Sailors

World War Ii And The American Dream

Author: Margaret Crawford
Editor: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262510837
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The complex architectural legacy of this most notable period in our nation's history is discussed from a different perspective by each contributor.

Chemical Warfare Medicine

Author: Yehuda L. Danon
Editor: Gefen Publishing House Ltd
ISBN: 9789652291035
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The Iraqi missile attacks on civilian population centers in Israel brought the threat of chemical warfare dangerously close to home. An exhaustive collection of literature on chemical warfare in general and the effect of its threat on Israeli society.

The War Play Dilemma

Author: Diane E. Levin
Editor: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807746387
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As violence in the media and media-linked toys increases, parents and teachers are also seeing an increase in children's war play. The authors have revised this popular text to provide more practical guidance for working with children to promote creative play, and for positively influencing the lessons about violence children are learning. Using a developmental and sociopolitical viewpoint, the authors examine five possible strategies for resolving the war play dilemma and show which best satisfy both points of view: banning war play; taking a laissez-faire approach; allowing war play with specified limits; actively facilitating war play; and limiting war play while providing alternative ways to work on the issues. New for the Second Edition are: more anecdotal material about adults'' and children's experiences with war play, including examples from both home and school settings; greater emphasis on the impact of media and commercialization on children's war play, including recent trends in media, programming, marketing, and war toys; expanded discussion about the importance of the distinction between imitative and creative war play; and summary boxes of key points directed at teachers or parents. * New information about violent video games, media cross feeding, and gender development and sex-role stereotyping.

War Child S Love Song

Editor: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1434947157
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Document Based Assessment World War Ii

Author: Cynthia Boyle
Editor: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1425874495
File Size: 34,42 MB
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Develop students' critical-thinking skills through analysis of issues from different perspectives. Students make comparisons, draw analogies, and apply knowledge. Document-based assessment includes background information and key questions.