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  • Westfall Slave to King Cotton

    Westfall Plantation, a gray-eyed home of destiny, was dual to the core. It was yoked with the extremes of luxury and poverty. Typical of other plantations on St. Helena Island, its big house was a showcase of symmetry and elegance. By contrast, the slave cabins were clapboard hovels with stick and mud chimneys. Beset with moral contradictions, both owner and chattel were slaves to the crop that ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Dust On the Bible

    In Dust, as 1944 WWII’s autumn becomes winter, we experience Christmas in South Carolina through the eyes of twelve year-old Lily. Because she can’t always understand the meaning of what she sees and hears, we learn that beyond Lily’s senses there are secrets and adult human drama she is not privy to. Big events - letters from France, hog slaughtering, the cow’s death, school fights, Gone With the ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Sonny, Cold Slave Cradle

    A bold, mesmerizing novel that interweaves the story of two slaves with the characters in Bonnie Stanard’s previous novels, Master of Westfall Plantation and Kedzie, Saint Helena Island Slave. Slavery was a system that separated black families. Even benevolent plantation owners in the old South were responsible for taking babies from their mothers. The story of Sonny is not documented history, but ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Béjart's Caravan

    Traveling through the French countryside in their brightly painted wagons, the actors of the Augusto Troupe perform comedies and spectacles in villages and chateaux, and hope for a warm place to spend the winter. The group encounters religious fanatics, desperate maidens, greedy peasants, nefarious nobles, and the scourge of the plague. Their director Béjart tries to cajole his actors into ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Westfall, Slave to King Cotton

    Westfall, Slave to King Cotton strays far from Old South nostalgia by giving us a multi-dimensional picture of life on a plantation. It questions the "realities" of what we read about the South of 1858, where an aristocracy was based on race and depended on slavery. We see Westfall's owner Tilmon Goodwyn as a man who didn't create the institution of slavery, but who inherited a belief in it. His ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Kedzie Saint Helena Island Slave

    St. Helena Island slaves speak English, but African drums still throb in their veins; they hear the whispers of their ancestors. From this arises a girl of unusual strength, whose pampered life ends when her kindly mistress dies, and she moves to a shanty in the quarters. Kedzie soon learns that the punishing fields aren’t nearly as grim as her master’s abuse. Enter Rio, a young man without a ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Master of Westfall Plantation

    It is 1857 and Tilmon Goodwyn wields absolute power over his island plantation but hardly makes a profit because of his profligate spending and gambling. He secures financial benefits from his wealthy widowed mother, but when she trifles with an opportunistic artist, Tilmon meets head-on with a threat to his inheritance. Tilmon’s wife Georgiana, an orphan raised by an abolitionist, has married ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Story of Bacon's Rebellion

    by Mary Stanard ...
    After the thrilling scenes through which the Colony of Virginia passed during its earliest days, the most portentous, the most dramatic, the most picturesque event of its seventeenth century history was the insurrection known as "Bacon's Rebellion." All writers upon the history of Virginia refer to it, and a few have treated it at some length, but it is only in quite late years that facts ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The Dreamer

    A Romantic Rendering of the Life-Story of Edgar Allan Poe

    "The Dreamer" by Mary Newton Stanard. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Story of Bacon's Rebellion

    by Mary Stanard ...
    The year 1676 dawned upon troublous scenes in Virginia. Being a time when men were wont to see in every unusual manifestation of Nature the warning shadow cast ahead by some coming event, the colonists darkly reminded each other how the year past had been marked by three "Prodigies." The first of these was "a large comet every evening for a week or more, at southwest, thirty-five degrees high, ... Read more

    $1.14 USD

  • God, It's Only Me Knocking

    Inspirational Poetry for the Journey of Life

    Mildred E. Stanard penned over one-hundred inspirational poems during her lifetime. Her poetry captures key insights into life and motivates the reader to reflect on their own lifes journey and learnings. These fun-to-read, reflective, and inspirational poems provide something for everyone in the family. Topics include love, humor, friendship, children, stress, words with God and more. Mildred ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Decolonising Europe?

    Popular Responses to the End of Empire

    series Empire and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000
    Decolonising Europe? Popular Responses to the End of Empire offers a new paradigm to understand decolonisation in Europe by showing how it was fundamentally a fluid process of fluxes and refluxes involving not only transfers of populations, ideas, and sociocultural practices across continents but also complex intra-European dynamics at a time of political convergence following the Treaty of Rome. ... Read more

    $48.95 USD