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Seven fires prophecy is an Anishinaabe prophecy that marks phases, or epochs, in the life of the people on Turtle Island, a Native American name for the North American continent.

Seven fires prophecy is an Anishinaabe prophecy that marks phases, or epochs, in the life of the people on Turtle Island, a Native American name for the North American continent. It contains information for the future lives of the Anishinaabe which are still in the process of being fulfilled.

This resonant and fascinating book by a renowned historian examines how. Start by marking Seven Fires: The Urban Infernos that Reshaped America as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read.

Seven Fires, co-written by Peter Kaminsky, is more than a guide to Argentine grilling. Thanks to the good folks at Artisan Books, we are giving away five (5) copies of Seven Fires this week. It's a love letter to Argentina, with all of its natural bounty and beauty. The recipes showcase the international influences that have shaped Argentine cuisine, from the Native Americans to the Spanish, Italian, German, and Irish. Mallman is a fan of the taste of burnt.

The seven fires of the title refer to a series of grilling techniques that have been singularly adapted for the home cook. Seven Fires is a must for any griller ready to explore food's next frontier. So you can cook Signature Mallmann dishes-like Whole Boneless Ribeye with Chimichuri; Salt-Crusted Striped Bass; Whole Roasted Andean Pumpkin with Mint and Goat Cheese Salad; and desserts such as Dulce de Leche Pancakes-indoors or out in any season. Evocative photographs showcase both the recipes and the exquisite beauty of Mallmann's home turf in Patagonia, Buenos Aires, and rural Uruguay.

This resonant and fascinating book by a renowned historian examines how seven fires shaped the larger course of American history. The Boston fire of 1760 set the stage for the American Revolution. Out of the ashes of the Chicago fire of 1871 came the modern skyscraper, the Haymarket Riots, and the Pullman Strike.

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Very in depth history of these fires that help shape America in the 19th through the 21st century.
Good read for anyone interested in the history of the fire service in America.
The seven fires described here are Boston (1760), Pittsburgh (1845), Chicago (1871), Baltimore (1904), Detroit (1967), Oakland Hills (1991) and finally the 9/11 attacks on New York. While the author declares a near childlike enthusiasm for fire in the introduction, it is the reconstruction and lessons learned that really catches his interest. Labor unrest is overcome in Chicago to replace a wooden city with the first skyscrapers. Baltimore is the last city to burn from a single source and becomes a tourist magnet. Expensive homes in Oakland hills are rebuilt despite brutal insurance battles. Rebuilding in New York takes off without proper consideration for high rise fire safety.

The most fascinating case is Detroit, the lone city here to fail in its recovery efforts following the riots. Hoffer, ever the liberal academic, bends over backwards to avoid blaming the rioters. They couldn't have set the fires, he says, because their hands were full of looted goods. They weren't really violent because the many snipers active were fewer than the number of stolen guns. But even he is mystified at a community that destroys its own stores and buildings. He explains the arson as started by youth resentful of parental authority. Whatever the cause Detroit has never regained its earlier glory.

After I had completed a book signing for my novel, SHADOW OF DEATH, the bookseller called me to ask if I'd read SEVEN FIRES, THE URBAN INFERNOS THAT RESHAPED AMERICA, by Peter Charles Hoffer. Since SHADOW OF DEATH takes place in the midst of one of these 'urban infernos': Detroit in 1967, I was anxious to check it out and compare this distinguished scholar-author's point of view with my own. In researching SHADOW OF DEATH I relied on my own reflections about Detroit in that cataclysmic summer of 1967 as well as extensive research in the Burton Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library.

Among Peter Hoffer's fires, Detroit, 1967 "Motown, If You Don't Come Around, We Are Going to Burn You Down", is the fifth of seven fires. (The fires included are Boston, 1790; Pittsburgh, 1845, Chicago, 1871; Baltimore, 1904; Detroit, 1967; The East Bay - Oakland, 1991; and Lower Manhattan, 2001.) Naturally, I read the Detroit chapter with extreme interest, and I was not disappointed. My account of this period provides a real-place, real-time background for my fictional story of a medical student inserted into the cultural divide that triggered this inferno. Hoffer's conclusion was much like mine when he asks the question, "Did Detroit have to burn....the story of Detroit's fires is a mystery - we know how; we know when; but we do not really know who set the fires, or why." All in all, this book is a great reference on the impact and management of major fires.
I love disaster books, but this one was merely good, not great.

Hoffer details seven fires and their effects on the United States afterwards. It was interesting to read about three I had never heard of, Boston, Pittsburgh and Baltimore, and Hoffer succeeds very well when describing the fires and the chaos that ensues. His attempts to try to tie the infernos in with other sweeeping social changes, however, are not as successful. I was not convinced that the fire of Boston 1760 had all that much effect on the revolution 16 years later, for example. Hoffer concludes that rich people benefit from fires but poor people suffer--hardly a shocking conclusion. Also, the writing is a little overblown at times. Did the Detroit police really see the people in the slums as "less than human?" Still, despite the book's flaws, it is still overall a good read for people who enjoy disaster books.
I was interested in this book because it contained one of the better accounts of the Oakland fire that I've seen. I think the author may be over-reaching when he declares that these fires have shaped our history. In our American way, we have not really learned from history (although Oakland now reportedly has fire hydrants with connectors that fit other fire departments' rigs.) We continue to build where we want with little thought for the consequences.
What a fascinating book! I never realized what an impact on our culture that the fires had: insurance, construction, zoning, economics...just to name a few.

And a nice index is included to guide the reader and link concepts between the many years of fires in America.
If you are interested in reading an insipid Marxist-inspired tirade the substance of which appears to be that urban fires in the United States have been (a) the consequence of oppressors oppressing the oppressed, (b) the opportunity for the oppressors to further oppress the oppressed, or (c) both (a) and (b), read this book!

If, on the other hand, you are interested in reading about urban history and the impact of great fires upon our cities, do yourself a favor and let this pass into the dustbin of publishing history.

Let me offer one gem that perfectly epitomizes this inane book and its author. This is how a "distinguished" Professor at the University of Georgia (listening parents?) describes looting (aka "stealing") in the Detroit riots of 1967: "Looting was appropriation, whether one saw it as a crime or as recouping what discrimination in salaries and job opportunities had taken..." And then Professor Marx goes on to contrast arson unfavorably with such noble looting because "Fire does not transfer wealth or redistribute goods".

The book is unreadable.
Seven Fires download epub
ISBN: 1586484370
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: PublicAffairs