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Brigid: History, Mystery, and Magick of the Celtic Goddess by Courtney Weber

By Courtney Weber

"Lady of the good, the Forge, and the golf green Earth, I search you." --Brigid, I search You

Brigid--mother, daughter, healer, bard, warrior, fireplace goddess, goddess of the oak, animals, and magic. Brigid of the spring, her competition Imbolc, oversees fertility of every kind. Brigid is many stuff to many folks. during this attractive e-book, Courtney Weber bargains up a wide-ranging exposition and social gathering of all issues Brigid, who's arguably the preferred determine in Celtic mythology and faith. Meet Brigid in her numerous incarnations--Celtic Pagan Goddess, Christian Saint, and Voudon Loa.

Each bankruptcy ends with guided meditations and workouts that support readers faucet into Brigid's therapeutic powers. inside of you'll locate Brigid-focused spells, benefits, recipes, and rituals for romance, concord, safeguard, and lots more and plenty extra.

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Plantation Hierarchies Like the symmetrically spaced trees on rubber plantations, order reigned in the careful hierarchy from plantation manager, to European assistants, to office clerks and overseers, to the laborers known as “coolies,” who actually did the physical work of clearing the forest, planting trees, tapping trees, hauling latex from the trees to processing areas, and constant weeding. Managers could be quite brutal with assistants, ­seasoned assistants with new assistants, assistants with overseers, and especially overseers with laborers.

6 Plantation workers’ barracks at Goodyear Wingfoot Estates. Photograph (42dw) dated January 15, 1935, Goodyear Collection. Photo reprinted with permission of Archival Services, University Libraries, University of Akron. Initially, plantations had rudimentary “coolie lines” or barracks, which improved in construction quality over time. This image shows Goodyear laborers’ barracks from the 1930s. Even then several had no rooms or partitions, serving instead as huge dormitories for male workers. ” Echoing the lines “half‐savage and half‐child” of Rudyard Kipling’s description of the colonized in his famous imperial poem “The White Man’s Burden” (1899), one author of a book on rubber plantations described Malaya as a land of little brown men….

Discipline was tight. m. m. (workdays were generally shorter by the 1930s). At the morning assembly, overseers took attendance and formed the day’s work groups. Trees were tapped early in the morning, when the latex flowed best; gathering and processing were done later. While we usually associate careful attention to time with the steam‐powered industrial factory, earlier sugar plantations had already been intricately organized operations with tightly controlled slave workforces—this well before the appearance of British textile mills at the height of the Industrial Revolution.

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