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A Savage Presence

Now that Connor Cohen is dead, Silas Cohen is free to live the life he wants. But there are still two men in the way. When Enzo Juarez tries to make a new deal with Fiona, her good intentions get the best of her and she unexpectedly puts Silas in danger. Can Alex’s connections save them this time? All bets are off when it’s every man for themselves in this series’ finale.

Transactions of the Anthropological Society of Washington

Otis T. Mason commenced to read a paper entitled THE SAVAGE MIND IN THE PRESENCE OF Civilization , but the hour of adjournment arrived before he had completed it . THIRTY - SEVENTH REGULAR MEETING , April 5 , 1881 .

Transactions of the Anthropological Society of Washington


Witness to a Savage Time

My brother-in-law often says that a positive presence lends itself to a positive outcome. I know that that is a cliché but it also rings true. A police officer on the beat represents all of the laws of a civilized nation.

Witness to a Savage Time

Marc Ben-Meir is an award winning historian, author, and historical researcher. His awards include the Thomas Alva Edison Spirit of Edison Award for excellence in research and education. He was also awarded the Jefferson Davis Gold Medal for excellence in Historical Research as well as the Judah Phillip Benjamin award for his contributions to humanity by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Ben-Meir had completed four university degrees including a Ph.D. in Psychology and an adjunct professorship. He also graduated from seminary in New York and was ordained as a rabbi. He is married to His sweetheart Tina and is the father of three sons and seven grandchildren. The Ben-Meirs live in Ft. Worth, Texas.

The Savage Detectives Reread

In Dante's poem, the dead appear to speak only when solicited by the presence of the poet himself as he makes his Virgil-guided tour of the afterworld, like animatronic creatures held in suspension until the arrival of a witness rouses ...

The Savage Detectives Reread

The Savage Detectives elicits mixed feelings. An instant classic in the Spanish-speaking world upon its 1998 publication, a critical and commercial smash on its 2007 translation into English, Roberto Bolaño’s novel has also been called an exercise in 1970s nostalgia, an escapist fantasy of a romanticized Latin America, and a publicity event propped up by the myth of the bad-boy artist. David Kurnick argues that the controversies surrounding Bolaño’s life and work have obscured his achievements—and that The Savage Detectives is still underappreciated for the subtlety and vitality of its portrait of collective life. Kurnick explores The Savage Detectives as an epic of social structure and its decomposition, a novel that restlessly moves between the big configurations—of states, continents, and generations—and the everyday stuff—parties, jobs, moods, sex, conversation—of which they’re made. For Kurnick, Bolaño’s book is a necromantic invocation of life in history, one that demands surrender as much as analysis. Kurnick alternates literary-critical arguments with explorations of the novel’s microclimates and neighborhoods—the little atmospheric zones where some of Bolaño’s most interesting rethinking of sexuality, politics, and literature takes place. He also claims that The Savage Detectives holds particular interest for U.S. readers: not because it panders to them but because it heralds the exhilarating prospect of a world in which American culture has lost its presumptive centrality.

Savage Horrors

In my subsequent analyses of numerous nineteenth-century and contemporary African American Gothic texts, I traced the continuous presence of the SV/CH Gotheme in complex reiteration contexts and in terms of discourse-strategic efforts.

Savage Horrors

The American Gothic novel has been deeply shaped by issues of race and raciality from its origins in British Romanticism to the American Gothic novel in the twenty-first century. Savage Horrors delineates an intrinsic raciality that is discursively sedimented in the Gothic's uniquely binary structure. Corinna Lenhardt uncovers the destructive and lasting impact of the Gothic's anti-Black racism on the cultural discourses in the United States. At the same time, Savage Horrors traces the unflinching Black resistance back to the Gothic's intrinsic raciality. The African American Gothic, however, does not originate there but in the Black Atlantic - roughly a decade before the first Gothic novel was ever written on American soil.

The Savage Mind

By means of tables of the presence and absence of the elements and estimates of proportions and minimum amounts necessary for them to be perceptible , it succeeds in accounting for differences and resemblances which were previously ...

The Savage Mind

Discusses the significance of totemism among primitive peoples and its interpretation by anthropologists and philosophies

Gunfight at the Eco Corral

... construct Indians as a savage presence set in opposition to the advance of American civilization, particularly as ... and a possible narrative of environmental adaptation.3 No matter how noble a savage the American Indians might be, ...

Gunfight at the Eco Corral

Most film critics point to classic conflicts—good versus evil, right versus wrong, civilization versus savagery—as defining themes of the American Western. In this provocative examination of Westerns from Tumbleweeds (1925) to Rango (2011), Robin L. Murray and Joseph K. Heumann argue for a more expansive view that moves beyond traditional conflicts to encompass environmental themes and struggles. The environment, after all, is the fundamental stage for most western stories, from land rush dramas that pit “sod busters” against ranchers to conflicts between mining-town communities and corporations. Because environmental issues lie at the forefront of so many conflicts today, Murray and Heumann believe that the Western is ripe for such new examination. Drawing on perspectives from both film studies and environmental history, the authors show how western films frequently deal with issues related to land use and different ways of looking at the natural world. In films as diverse as Gene Autry musicals, early John Wayne B-Westerns, and revisionist critiques such as the 2010 remake of True Grit, resources are exploited in the name of progress. Beginning with an analysis of two iconic Westerns, Shane and The Searchers, Murray and Heumann identify the environmental dichotomies—previously overlooked by critics—that are broached in both films, and they clarify the history that lies behind the environmental debates in these films and many others. How do Westerns respond to the historical contexts they present? And what do those responses suggest about American views of nature and its exploitation? The conflicts these movies address grow out of differing views of progress, frequently in relation to technology. The authors show that such binary oppositions tend to blur when examined closely, demonstrating that environmental issues are often more complex than we realize.

Savage s Recruit

After an hour or so of slaughtering pixel people and taking liberal advantage of the complimentary candy, Zora's mood improved enough to allow her to acknowledge Savage's presence without snarling. She looked over and saw that he was ...

Savage s Recruit

Take one pretty brat with a defiant streak a mile wide, add a strict military man with a mission to achieve, throw in a handful of missile owning terrorists and what you have is a recipe for a hot bottomed, hard handed romantic spanking thriller. Being gifted ain't easy. At thirty two, chronic singleton Zora Matthews is quite content with a life of frequent drinks and occasional employment. At least, she thinks she is, in between hangovers and job terminations. Older, wiser Captain Brett Savage is a serious man with a serious problem. A Bulgarian terrorist cell has a nuclear missile in their possession and it's up to his unit to neutralize the threat. But this is no ordinary mission. To deactivate the missile, they're going to need someone in the room. Someone with a mind like a machine. The discovery of a little known civilian mathematical genius with just the skill set needed to get the job done gives Savage hope, but when he attempts to retrieve his newest recruit he discovers that Zora isn't your typical nerd. She's used to a life of hard partying and even harder rebellion - and she's none too receptive to the domineering man who walks into her life and tells her he'll be taking over.

Ancient and Modern Britons

And since the waters of the Black Sea are not black, — it is more than probable that the savage tribes whose presence upon its coasts once made it known as the Axine, or " inhospitable " sea, were also black. The Egyptians who dwelt by ...

Ancient and Modern Britons


The Noble Savage

The Noble Savage


Savage Economics

As we suggest in the next section, “co-presence” of the other is the “real”—something that the traveler both avoids and desires. Repression of the “co-presence” of self and other produces the double effect of the “symptomal mode”: ...

Savage Economics

This innovative book challenges the most powerful and pervasive ideas concerning political economy, international relations, and ethics in the modern world. Rereading classical authors including Adam Smith, James Steuart, Adam Ferguson, Hegel, and Marx, it provides a systematic and fundamental cultural critique of political economy and critically describes the nature of the mainstream understanding of economics.

A Savage Dreamland

Their untamed presence added to the incongruity of seeing such substantial structures in this isolated part of Shan State. I knew that beyond the town there would be the usual villages of wood and bamboo shacks.

A Savage Dreamland

The first of its kind: an exploration of one of the most mysterious countries in the world, as told by one of the first outsiders to access the country in its entirety For almost fifty years Burma was ruled by a paranoid military dictatorship and isolated from the outside world. A historic 2015 election swept an Aung San Suu Kyi-led civilian government to power and was supposed to usher in a new golden era of democracy and progress, but Burma remains unstable and undeveloped, a little-understood country. Nothing is straightforward in this captivating land that is home to a combustible mix of races, religions and resources. A Savage Dreamland: Journeys in Burma reveals a country where temples take priority over infrastructure, fortune tellers thrive and golf courses are carved out of war zones. Setting out from Yangon, the old capital, David Eimer travels throughout this enigmatic nation, from the tropical south to the Burmese Himalayas in the far north, via the Buddhist-centric heartland and the jungles and mountains where rebel armies fight for autonomy in the longest-running civil wars in recent history. The story of modern Burma is told through the voices of the people Eimer encounters along the way: former political exiles, the squatters in Yangon's shanty towns, radical monks, Rohingya refugees, princesses and warlords, and the ethnic minorities clustered along the country's frontiers. In his vivid and revelatory account of life, history, culture and politics, David Eimer chronicles the awakening of a country as it returns to the global fold and explores a fractured nation, closed to foreigners for decades. Authoritative and ground-breaking, A Savage Dreamland: Journeys in Burma is set to be a modern classic of travel writing.

A Savage Order

"There was a lot of empty space that lacked governmental presence," he began, “they could not guarantee rights—no health, no education, no justice, no security...so the FARC could exploit that." But as we talked, he revealed that the ...

A Savage Order

The most violent places in the world today are not at war. More people have died in Mexico in recent years than in Iraq and Afghanistan combined. These parts of the world are instead buckling under a maelstrom of gangs, organized crime, political conflict, corruption, and state brutality. Such devastating violence can feel hopeless, yet some places—from Colombia to the Republic of Georgia—have been able to recover. In this powerfully argued and urgent book, Rachel Kleinfeld examines why some democracies, including our own, are crippled by extreme violence and how they can regain security. Drawing on fifteen years of study and firsthand field research—interviewing generals, former guerrillas, activists, politicians, mobsters, and law enforcement in countries around the world—Kleinfeld tells the stories of societies that successfully fought seemingly ingrained violence and offers penetrating conclusions about what must be done to build governments that are able to protect the lives of their citizens. Taking on existing literature and popular theories about war, crime, and foreign intervention, A Savage Order is a blistering yet inspiring investigation into what makes some countries peaceful and others war zones, and a blueprint for what we can do to help.

Chambers s Journal

... and in chakas ( battle - axes ) ; finishing off by burning the others the recent presence of the pilfering savage . huts and driving off the stock of their victims The sun had by this time arisen which was to along with them .

Chambers s Journal


Miscellanies Chiefly Addresses Academical and Historical

... easy for a savage to conceive of God as sitting in the heavens , and yet seeing and watching the deeds of mankind . ... In the same manner , ancient men represented to themselves the universal presence of God , without resigning the ...

Miscellanies  Chiefly Addresses  Academical and Historical


Antiquities of the State of New York

The same idea of a living presence is manifested in the superstition of the savage , who regards every remarkable tree , rock , cave , spring , or stream , as the evidence or actual impersonation of a divinity , and renders his homage ...

Antiquities of the State of New York


The Savage Nation

Saving America from the Liberal Assault on Our Borders, Language and Culture Michael Savage. the unified commander as they are improving ... Did Madame Halfbright order a “nonthreatening” deck presence to placate Yemeni sensibilities?

The Savage Nation

Michael Savage attacks big government and liberal media bias. The son of immigrants, Savage shows how traditional American freedoms are being destroyed from the outside and undermined from within-not just our own government, but also from alien forces within our own society. Savage argues that if the price of liberty is eternal vigilance, then only a more "savage nation" will enjoy these liberties. Savage's high ratings and the rapid growth of his program prove he is in touch with the concerns of the average American.

Into the Savage Country

My presence in the settlements is proof of that. I hear you have traveled the western mountains. ... a doubt that he had joined the fur trade in some capacity. “I could not draw a map with an accuracy that Into the Savage Country 67.

Into the Savage Country

This breathtaking adventure set in the American West of the 1820s is at once a tale of complex friendships, a love story, and a panoramic retelling of a crucial moment in American history. When the young William Wyeth leaves St. Louis for a fur-trapping expedition, he nearly loses his life and quickly discovers the depth of loyalty among the men who must depend on one another to survive. While convalescing, he falls in love with proud Alene, a young widow who may or may not wait for him. And on a wildly risky expedition into Crow territory, Wyeth finds himself unwittingly at the center of a deadly boundary dispute among Native American tribes, the British government, and American trapping brigades. A classic adventure told with great suspense and literary flair, Into the Savage Country illuminates the ways in which extreme circumstances expose the truth about the natures of individual men and the surprising mechanics of their bravery, loyalty, and friendship.

K2 The Savage Mountain

Much of this increase can be attributed to the influx of refugees from Kashmir, and to the presence of the Pakistan army in Skardu. Also, the city had become more accessible because of the airlift, which supplies it completely with all ...

K2  The Savage Mountain

When eleven climbers died on K2 on August 1, 2008, it was a stark reminder that the world's second-highest mountain has, for more than a century, been regarded as the most difficult and dangerous of all—for every four people who reach the top, one dies in the attempt. K2, The Savage Mountain tells the dramatic story of the 1953 American expedition, led by Charles S. Houston, when a combination of terrible storms and illness stopped the team short of the 28,251-foot summit. Then on the descent, tragedy struck, and how the climbers made it back to safety is renowned in the annals of climbing. K2, The Savage Mountain captures this sensational tale with an unmatched power that has earned this book its place as one of the classics of mountaineering literature.