Keyword: moral strength


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Uncommon Will : The Death and Life of Sue Rodriguez

By: Birnie, Lisa H.; Rodriguez, Sue

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Macmillan Canada: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46207473

ISBN: 0771590911

Condition: Very Good

0771590911 179 pages. Tracing the path she took from obscurity to public prominence, her physical and legal battles and private torment from the time she was diagnosed in August of 1991 to her death in February of 1994, this story illuminates the sensitive moral issues raised by Sue's crusade and sheds light on this woman of uncommon strength and deep conviction. Includes black and white photographs. Former owner's rubber stamp upon front endpaper else unmarked. Please note: prior owner neatly taped dust jacket to boards with invisible tape. Book remains attractive in pale green illustrat... View more info

Courageous Spirits Aboriginal

By: Mokakit Indian Education Research Association Staf

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Penticton, BC, Canada, Theytus Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73108485

ISBN: 0919441505

Condition: Good

0919441505 172 pages. "Aboriginal heroes are everywhere... Who is Yours?" With these words, the Aboriginal Heroes Contest on which this book is based was introduced to students and teachers across Canada. The heroes theme is an important one. The very concept of heroes invokes special images for nearly everyone - of someone who eximplifies courage, moral strength, or other sterling qualities which somehow allow them to exceed the normal bounds that seem to limit human endeavour. Aided by this book, teachers and parents can communicate to students that everyone has something of the... View more info

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Secret Societies and Subversive Movements

By: Webster, Nesta

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: London, Boswell Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 163A4961

Condition: Fair

419 pages. Index. Footnotes. Frontis portrait of Adam Weishaupt. "I have felt impelled to devote one more book to the Revolution as a whole by going this time further back into the past and attempting to trace its origins from the first century of the Christian era. For it is only by taking a general survey of the movement that it is possible to understand the causes of any particular phase of its existence. The French Revolution did not arise merely out of conditions or ideas peculiar to the eighteenth century, nor the Bolshevist Revolution out of political and social conditions in ... View more info