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Category: U S Contemporary Fiction

New PDF release: Paganistan: Contemporary Pagan Community in Minnesota's Twin

By Murphy Pizza

Paganistan - a moniker tailored by means of the dual towns modern Pagan neighborhood - is the name of a heritage and ethnography of a domestically exact, city, and colourful group in Minnesota. the tale of the group strains the formation of a few of the earliest companies and church buildings within the US, the impact of book homes and bookstores, undefined, and the neighborhood college, at the progress and sustenance of a special Pagan group identification, in addition to discussions of the styles of diversifying and harmony that ensue due to societal strain, politics, and generational progress inside of it. because the first ever research of this long-lived neighborhood, this ebook units out to record Paganistan as one other point of the expanding incidence of Paganism within the US and contributes to the dialogue of the formation of recent American non secular groups. Revealing how canonical theories approximately neighborhood formation in anthropology don't continuously healthy very easily nor correctly describe how a colourful Pagan neighborhood creates and sustains itself, this booklet could be of curiosity to students of faith and new spiritual activities around the world, and gives a worthwhile contribution to discussions inside either city anthropology and sociology.

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New PDF release: The Boy Orator: A Novel / by Tracy Daugherty.

By Tracy Daugherty

In Tracy Daugherty's 3rd novel, youth innocence and political ambition meet simply ahead of the 1st global struggle within the individual of Harry Shaughnessy, an Oklahoma farmer' son. proficient with a booming conversing voice and a charismatic presence, the boy learns the socialist credo from his father, who takes him at the road—from employees' camps to county festivals to Oklahoma City—to unfold the people's gospel to farmers, miners, and oil staff. alongside the best way younger Harry encounters different socialist crusaders—Eugene V. Debs, Oscar Ameringer, and the dynamic red-haired feminist Kate O'Hare.

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