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Title The Highest Tribute Thurgood Marshall s Life Leadership and Legacy
Author Kekla Magoon
Publisher HarperCollins
Release 2021-01-05
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
Total Pages 40
ISBN 0063089432
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A brilliant picture book biography about Thurgood Marshall, who fought for equality during the Civil Rights Movement and served as the first Black justice on the Supreme Court, from Coretta Scott King Honor winners Kekla Magoon and Laura Freeman. Growing up in Baltimore, Thurgood Marshall could see that things weren’t fair. The laws said that Black and white people couldn’t use the same schools, parks, or water fountains. When Thurgood had to read the Constitution as punishment for a prank at school, his eyes were opened. It was clear to him that Jim Crow laws were wrong, and he was willing to do whatever it took to change them. His determination to make sure all Americans were treated equally led him to law school and then the NAACP, where he argued cases like Brown v. Board of Education in front of the Supreme Court. But to become a Justice on the highest court in the land, Thurgood had to make space for himself every step of the way. Readers will be inspired by Kekla Magoon’s concise text and Laura Freeman’s luminous illustrations, which bring Thurgood Marshall’s incredible legacy and achievements to life.

Legacy by Lukas Feireiss

Title Legacy
Author Lukas Feireiss
Publisher Frame Publishers
Release 2018-09-13
Category Language Arts & Disciplines
Total Pages 272
ISBN 9492311305
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Generational dialogues between 40 world-renowned creatives exploring how the creative legacy of previous generations is being reinterpreted over time. Description What is this phenomenon we call ‘legacy’? This intangible inheritance that we eventually leave for our posterity? Is it the creative and intellectual heritage that one generation passes on to the next? Conceived by Lukas Feireiss, the book at hand tries to probe this open question by engaging in critical dialogue different generations of creatives, connectors and thinkers alike. In some cases, between inherent legacy of parent and child, in many cases between mentor and students, or simply between friends. The more than 40 illustrious contributors to this dialogue derive from an array of fields of knowledge and experience. Their stories often provide very personal insights into their work and life. They also reveal a broader perspective on the overall realms of art, design, architecture, music, literature, photography and curation in the 20th and 21st century. With contributions by Olafur Eliasson and Einar Thorsteinn, Lukas Feireiss and Ai Weiwei, Charlie and Rem Koolhaas, Francesca Gavin and Kerry James Marshall, Sophie Lovell and Dieter Rams, Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Yona Friedman, Shumon Basar and Ken Adam, Carson Chan and Phyllis Lambert, Rachel and Daniel Libeskind, Andres Ramirez and Denise Scott Brown, Aric Chen and Arata Isozaki, Ahmir Questlove Thompson and George Clinton and many more.

Legacy by Irene Petteice

Title Legacy
Author Irene Petteice
Publisher Publication Consultants
Release 2016-02-15
Category Political Science
Total Pages 358
ISBN 1594335613
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A man with aspirations of being a world leader, Barack Obama, a man with many secrets of his own, set out to destroy the strongest power by bankrupting the nation, diminishing its military, and apologizing to all other countries for its arrogance. A man that has his own army and concentration camps ready at his whim for you. A man that could and should have brought unity between black and white America but his cause was to further his own agenda to take guns away from America and destroy its Second Amendment. Barack Obama, the man that said he was a Christian when everything he did pointed to the fact that he is a Muslim. Barack Hussein Obama, the man who will go down in the annals of history known as a Muslim, a Luminati, a member of the New Black Panthers, a member of the gay community, and as the worst President the United States of America has ever elected.

Title The Employment Legacy of the 2012 Olympic Games
Author Niloufar Vadiati
Publisher Springer Nature
Release 2019-11-21
Category Social Science
Total Pages 139
ISBN 9811505985
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This book offers a detailed account of the employment promises made to local East Londoners when the Summer Olympic Games 2012 were awarded to London, as well as an examination of how those promises had morphed into the Olympic Labor market jamboree from which local communities were excluded. Regarding the global job market of London, this study provides a nuanced empirical view on how the world’s biggest mega event was experienced and endured in terms employment by its immediate hosts, in one of the UK’s poorest, most ethnically complex, and transient areas. The data has been collected through ethnographic observation and interviews with local residents, and expert interviews with the Olympic delivery professionals. Using Bourdieusian theory of contested capital, the findings provide an important bearing on the reproduction of inequality in the local labor markets of Olympic host cities.

Title The Mother s Legacy in Early Modern England
Author Ms Jennifer Heller
Publisher Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Release 2013-05-28
Category Literary Criticism
Total Pages 244
ISBN 1409478718
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Using printed and manuscript texts composed between 1575 and 1672, Jennifer Heller defines the genre of the mother's legacy as a distinct branch of the advice tradition in early modern England that takes the form of a dying mother's pious counsel to her children. Reading these texts in light of specific cultural contexts, social trends, and historical events, Heller explores how legacy writers used the genre to secure personal and family status, to shape their children's beliefs and behaviors, and to intervene in the period's tumultuous religious and political debates. The author's attention to the fine details of the period's religious and political swings, drawn from sources such as royal proclamations, sermons, and first-hand accounts of book-burnings, creates a fuller context for her analysis of the legacies. Similarly, Heller explains the appeal of the genre by connecting it to social factors including mortality rates and inheritance practices. Analyses of related genres, such as conduct books and fathers' legacies, highlight the unique features and functions of mothers' legacies. Heller also attends to the personal side of the genre, demonstrating that a writer's education, marriages, children, and turns of fortune affect her work within the genre.

Title The Best of Dark Legacy Volume 1
Author Ran Cartwright
Publisher Lulu.com
Release
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Total Pages
ISBN 1365239454
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Diamond Legacy by Monica McCabe

Title Diamond Legacy
Author Monica McCabe
Publisher Destination Press
Release 2021-07-26
Category Fiction
Total Pages 290
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Diamonds ruined his life and he’s on a path of revenge. Until the day a protective zoologist stood in his way, forcing a choice he never intended to make. “Between stakeouts and molotov cocktails, there’s non-stop action that had me on the edge of my seat.” Driven: Miranda Parrish is a world-renowned veterinarian specialist with expertise in endangered species. She’s fearless and will go anywhere an animal is in need. But when she journeys to Katanga, an animal sanctuary in the heart of Botswana, she falls into a diamond smuggling operation and interferes with an undercover investigation. Merciless: Special agent Matt Bennett’s parents were murdered by a ruthless arms dealer when he was fourteen. He’s fiercely committed to avenging their deaths and curbing the cycle of violence threatening southern Africa. Diamonds always lead to weapons and he’d followed the trail straight to Katanga. Posing as an employee, he had every intention of busting the source wide open. Collision: He never expected to battle a stubborn vet, one who let nothing stand in the way of protecting her clientele. When she comes between him and the vengeance he craves, sparks begin to fly. Surrounded by veiled threats, Matt and Miranda must find common ground in order to save Katanga, and both of their lives, before justice slips away. Diamond Legacy is the first stand-alone book in the Jewel Intrigue series and an unlikely romance between two opposites. It keeps you turning pages with high risk and daring action, a klepto monkey named Roz, and a charismatic secondary character that threatens to steal the show. Race into adventure with all three Jewel books today! Jewel Intrigue Series Diamond Legacy Emerald Fire Phantom Pearl

Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman

Title Legacy of Kings
Author Eleanor Herman
Publisher Harlequin
Release 2016-05-03
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 464
ISBN 0373211937
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Royalty. Magic. Love. Betrayal. It's in Their Blood. Alexander, Macedon's sixteen-year-old heir, is on the brink of discovering his fated role in conquering the known world. Katerina must navigate the dark secrets of court life while keeping hidden her own mission: kill the queen. Jacob will go to unthinkable lengths to win Katerina, even if it means having to compete with Hephaestion, a murderer sheltered by the prince. And far across the sea, Zofia, a Persian princess, seeks the deadly Spirit Eaters to alter her destiny.

Title Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors
Author William B. Bonvillian
Publisher Oxford University Press
Release 2015-08-18
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 208
ISBN 0199374538
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The American economy faces two deep problems: expanding innovation and raising the rate of quality job creation. Both have roots in a neglected problem: the resistance of Legacy economic sectors to innovation. While the U.S. has focused its policies on breakthrough innovations to create new economic frontiers like information technology and biotechnology, most of its economy is locked into Legacy sectors defended by technological/ economic/ political/ social paradigms that block competition from disruptive innovations that could challenge their models. Americans like to build technology "covered wagons" and take them "out west" to open new innovation frontiers; we don't head our wagons "back east" to bring innovation to our Legacy sectors. By failing to do so, the economy misses a major opportunity for innovation, which is the bedrock of U.S. competitiveness and its standard of living. Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors uses a new, unifying conceptual framework to identify the shared features underlying structural obstacles to innovation in major Legacy sectors: energy, air and auto transport, the electric power grid, buildings, manufacturing, agriculture, health care delivery and higher education, and develops approaches to understand and transform them. It finds both strengths and obstacles to innovation in the national innovation environments - a new concept that combines the innovation system and the broader innovation context - for a group of Asian and European economies. Manufacturing is a major Legacy sector that presents a particular challenge because it is a critical stage in the innovation process. By increasingly offshoring production, the U.S. is losing important parts of its innovation capacity. "Innovate here, produce here," where the U.S. took all the gains of its strong innovation system at every stage, is being replaced by "innovate here, produce there," which threatens to lead to "produce there, innovate there." To bring innovation to Legacy sectors, authors William Bonvillian and Charles Weiss recommend that policymakers focus on all stages of innovation from research through implementation. They should fill institutional gaps in the innovation system and take measures to address structural obstacles to needed disruptive innovations. In the specific case of advanced manufacturing, the production ecosystem can be recreated to reverse "jobless innovation" and add manufacturing-led innovation to the U.S.'s still-strong, research-oriented innovation system.

Crescent Legacy by Nicole R. Taylor

Title Crescent Legacy
Author Nicole R. Taylor
Publisher Nicole R. Taylor
Release 2018-02-20
Category Fiction
Total Pages 250
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The clock is counting down to midnight…Can Sky save the witches of Ireland before it’s too late? Averting disaster is Skye Williams’s sole job description. As the last Crescent Witch, it’s her calling to protect Ireland from the greatest threat its shores have ever faced. The ancient witch Carman. Skye never asked to be the judge, jury and protector of magic, but that’s exactly what she’s forced to do…but dishing out punishment isn’t Skye’s only problem. Boone’s memories are still locked, her magic is going haywire, and her dreams are full of nonsense. They're a hot, clueless, mess. The only thing that is certain, is if Carman reaches the ancient hawthorn and opens the door to the fae realm, it’s game over. For everyone. Extinction is on their doorstep and only the Crescent Legacy can save them from what lies beyond. One reluctant witch. One hot Irishman. One epic battle to save magic from extinction. The final battle is NOW. Crescent Legacy is the third and FINAL book in The Crescent Witch Chronicles, a series stuffed full of Irish charm, myth and mayhem.