Monthly Archives: January 2013

Jose Peirats Author- THE CNT IN THE SPANISH REVOLUTION Volume 1

THE CNT IN THE SPANISH REVOLUTION  Volume 1

by Jose Peirats     Edited by Chris Ealham

THE CNT IN THE SPANISH REVOLUTION is the history of one of he most original and audacious, and arguably also the most far-reaching, of all the 20th-century revolutions.  It is the history of the giddy years of political change and hope in 1930s Spain, when the so-called “Generation of ’36,” Peirats’s own generation, rose up against the oppressive structures of Spanish society.  It is also a history of a revolution that failed, crushed in the jaws of it enemies on both the reformist left and the reactionary right.

Jose Peirats’s account is effectively the official CNT history of the war, passionate, partisan, but, above all, intelligent.  Its huge sweeping canvas covers all areas of the anarchist experience- the spontaneous militias, the revolutionary collectives, the moral dilemmas occasioned by the clash of revolutionary ideals and the stark reality of the war effort against Franco and his German Nazi and Italian Fascist allies.  This new edition is carefully indexed in a way that converts the work into a usable tool for historians and makes it much easier for the general reader to dip in with greater purpose and pleasure.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Working at the age of eight, Jose Peirats joined the anarcho-syndicalist CNT at 14.  He received his education inside the factories, union centers, and anarchist-run schools of Barcelona, becoming one of the great “intellectuals” of the Spanish anarchist movement, publishing a stream of books, pamphlets, and newspaper articles.

978-1-60486-207-2   $28.00   6×9   Paperback   324 pages

PM Press   PO Box 23912   Oakland, CA 94623

www,pmpress.org

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Edward F. Malkowski Author- ANCIENT EGYPT 39,000 BCE The History, Technology, and Philosophy of Civilization X

ANCIENT EGYPT 39,000 BCE    The History, Technology, and Philosophy of Civilization X

by Edward F. Malkowski

ISBN 978-1-59143-109-1

$24.00

344 pages, 6×9

includes 24-page color insert and 145 b&w illustrations

This book reveals that some Egyptian ruins show markings of a sophisticated machining process.  This astonishing discovery, along with new studies of the Great Pyramid’s chambers, suggests that the civilization responsible for such magnificent monuments is much older than presently believed.

INNER TRADITIONS BEAR & COMPANY

One Park Street   Rochester, Vermont 05767

www,InnerTraditions.com

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Ron Arias Author- THE ROAD TO TAMAZUNCHALE

THE ROAD TO TAMAZUCHALE

by Ron Arias

This Chicano novel tells the story of Don Fausto, a very old man on the verge of death who lives in the barrio of Los Angeles.

“One of the first achieved works of Chicano consciousness and spirit.”- Library Journal

” … A Chicano masterpiece.”- Latin American Literary Review

134 pp   paper   $13.00   ISBN 978-0-916950-70-5

BILINGUAL EDITION

Clasicos Chicanos/Chicano Classics #5

1990 WESTERN STATES BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

Bilingual Review Press

Phone orders  Toll Free (806) 965-3867

E-mail: brp@asu.edu

http://www.asu.edu/brp

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Sally Zanjani Author- SARAH WINNEMUCCA

SARAH WINNEMUCCA

by Sally Zanjani

ISBN 0-8032-4917-9      University of Nebraska Press

Winner of the Evans Biography Award and the Westerns International Book Award.  The moving story of of the most influential and charismatic Native American women in American history.

“We can’t cling to the past, but I definitely don’t think we can put it aside or run away from it.  The past includes everything we ever learned.  As a publisher of history books, I can tell you that “the past” sells very well, not just in the West but in the US.  We don’t have to tell the same few stories over and over.  Some stories that have been neglected are waiting for someone to tell them.” – Nancy Curtis, High Plains Press

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Jim Temme Author- PRODUCTIVITY PLUS

PRODUCTIVITY PLUS

by Jim Temme

PRODUCTIVITY PLUS is a no-nonsense lifestyle guide that reveals the secrets of corporate success and self-actualization.  It addessess time management, stress, family, finances, health, self-esteem, humor, anger and worry.  Key behaviors are identified to break self-limiting behaviors and  form productive habits.  Each chapter offers exercised and ideals to live lie with enthusiasm, energy and focus.

ISBN978-1-58985-105-4

$19.95 Paperback

http://www.ProductivityBook.com

Five Star Publications

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Michael Kuhr Author – NO ONE HAS TO WORRY

NO ONE HAS TO WORRY

by Michael Kuhr

Worrying does not help solve problems. One way to describe worrying is by comparing it to a martial arts lesson. If someone goes to punch you in the face and you blink, you get punched in the face. However, if you keep your eyes open you can block the punch or dodge the punch. Worrying is like blinking . . . you miss something very important. You can learn to avoid worrying. When you feel yourself beginning to worry about something, simply say, “I am not going to worry about it.” If necessary, think the same words in your mind. It’s easy and it works. When you worry, it bothers the people around you; and it increases your own anxiety.
Problem solving is productive. It’s important to realize when we start worrying. Then we can shift into problem solving gear. For example, the oranges on your tree are ripe. Freezing weather is forecast for the next few days . . . you could sit in front of the television watching the weather report, hoping for warmer weather. This is a good example of useless worrying. Hopefully, this evolves into real problem solving. List options:
 Option one: pick the oranges if in reach.
 Option two: use a ladder
 Option three: buy a long tool
 Option four: the oranges were not in reach.
 Option five: the ladder didn’t fit past the branches
 Option six: the long tool worked, the oranges were sweet.
Think of the term “Yankee Ingenuity”. It refers to people’s creative ability to solve problems. For example: you can’t find your cell phone. You go worrying from room to room 5 times . . . no luck! It’s driving you nuts! So you ask your neighbor to call you. Your cell phone rings between the couch cushions. Problem solved. You found your cell phone!
It’s helpful to differentiate between worrying and problem solving:
 Problem solving is focused and productive.
 No one has to worry. It’s better to problem solve.
 Worrying is unproductive and a waste of time.
One of my family members said she was worrying about an interpersonal conflict, so she said, “I’m not going to worry about it,” and like magic the worry disappeared.
No one has to worry.
Michael Kuhr, Author, michaelkuhr@comcast.net

 

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From Mattie Lennon- AN LAR TV (Irish Internet TV Network)

From Mattie Lennon- AN LAR TV (Irish Internet TV Network)

       Since you are reading this you probably have some interest in Ireland and/or things Irish.

       I suggest that as soon as you finish reading  this you  go to www.anlar.tv  There you will find an internet TV network that will tell you all you want to know about our green and misty island and its people.

    An Lar TV embraces all aspects of Irish life.   If you are interested in culture, heritage, history, language music and the arts they have something for you.

   It’s available on your computer, laptop, smart or android device, through media streaming players and XBMC technology.

  An Lar is on the air 24/7. On the main channel you’ll find Irish drama and comedy.  The Rock channel brings you the best Rock musicians on the planet and you can visit www.rockmusic.anlar.tv

   The Trad Music Channel  broadcasts Ireland traditional and folk music which is famous around the world.

   And . . . the next generation is not forgotten. There is a channel designed specifically for children and young people featuring programmes made for and by Irish kids. Cartoons, documentaries and all kinds of fun is available on www.kids.anlar.tv

   www.arts.anlar.tv deals with literature, poetry and dance and anything that could be deemed art.  It’s all there; from the Irish Museum of Modern Art to Siamsa Tire to the Dublin Philharmonic Orchestra.

   It regularly brings live broadcasts from a variety of events around Ireland and upcoming events are listed.

    Operations Director, Susanne Carpenter and her team are not resting on their laurels. They have more channels in the pipeline and, in conjunction with CIE Writers’ Group, they are now working on a documentary The Famine Pot.  Much has been written about the potato famine in Ireland in the 1840s.  However, up to now, one aspect of it has been almost ignored by authors and film makers. The part played by Christian Churches in setting up “Soup-kitchens” has been largely air-brushed out of our history.   This documentary will be shown on An Lar and it is planned to put it into schools at home and abroad.  The producers would welcome the help of readers.  If anyone has a picture or drawing with an “Irish famine flavour “  they are asked to scan it and email it to;ciewriters@gmail.com

   They are also depending on sponsorship and donations would be welcome from any member of the Irish Diaspora.

All contributors will be listed in the credits.

   The Motto of An Lar is; Watch it, Be Part of It or in Irish Feach Air, Bi mar Chuid de!. They always welcome new contributors and information on how to become involved is on their website. And the good news is there are more channels on the way.

Websites;

www.anlar.tv

www.anlar.ie

www.anlar.net

   And they are waiting to hear from you. Here’s their invitation;

 

HOW TO SUBMIT CONTENT

   As our name suggests, An Lár TV is TV with an Irish Flavour.  Our aim is to provide a platform for Irish communities to share information and entertainment.  Our ethos is one of inclusiveness, and we are open to work with anyone who wishes to share their message with our audience. Our primary caveat is that content should be suitable for a general audience and should not contain any offensive material. If you have programming content that you would like to broadcast, or have interesting proposals for new content, please contact ; info@anlar.tv  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call us at 00 353 1 486 55 66           Thanks again,   An Lár Tv

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