[FULL][History]World's Story 11: Canada, South and Central America, Mexico, West Indies - kit

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Post by neecheelok70 » May 10th, 2020, 7:04 am

I absolutely agree. You have a pleasant day. Here it is Mother's Day, so we are all involved in that, but not as much as usual because we are all having to stay in our respective homes. So we FaceTime and text and all that sort of thing. Jim :)

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Post by alanmapstone » May 10th, 2020, 9:41 am

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Post by ColleenMc » May 10th, 2020, 2:33 pm

Section 39:

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume11_039_tappan_128kb.mp3

10:26


Section 40:

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume11_039_tappan_128kb.mp3

11:33

These were interesting but some racism made it less ideal to read (to be expected from the time it was written but still jarring -- the casual use of the term "half breed" in both pieces and the stereotyping of indigenous people/Native Americans (with a few dollops of sexism for good measure)) -- especially annoying when I would stumble over a phrase with a particularly ugly bit in it and have to read it 3-4 times to get it right.

Colleen, I'll be watching for volume 12!

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Post by Kitty » May 11th, 2020, 5:53 am

thank you, Alan, yes the fabled El Dorado is an interesting topic. I liked "ye olden speeche" this text was written in :mrgreen:

Only found a small difference:

> at 0:41: 1595 – you say "1599", a bit later in the text you say it correctly

thanks

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Post by Kitty » May 11th, 2020, 6:28 am

ColleenMc wrote:
May 10th, 2020, 2:33 pm
Section 39: https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume11_039_tappan_128kb.mp3
Section 40:https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume11_039_tappan_128kb.mp3

These were interesting but some racism made it less ideal to read (to be expected from the time it was written but still jarring -- the casual use of the term "half breed" in both pieces and the stereotyping of indigenous people/Native Americans (with a few dollops of sexism for good measure)) -- especially annoying when I would stumble over a phrase with a particularly ugly bit in it and have to read it 3-4 times to get it right.
yes I see it more as an interesting piece of historical writing, so yes, there will be racism/sexism which nowadays is not accepted anymore.

The taking of the fort was quite suspenseful and well read :thumbs: I loved both sections actually, and you read them flawlessy. Thank you so much, both are straight PL ok :)

see you in the next book :mrgreen:

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Post by alanmapstone » May 11th, 2020, 9:48 am

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Post by Kitty » May 11th, 2020, 11:26 pm

thank you Alan and Sandra, will PL soon.

And announcement, we're back to open claims, since I haven't heard back to my PM reminder from the new reader and no one-minute-test hasn't been posted yet, so I am reopening sections 30, 99, 101, 105, 106, 109 and 110 again for interested readers. :)

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Post by alanmapstone » May 12th, 2020, 12:53 am

Kitty wrote:
May 11th, 2020, 11:26 pm
And announcement, we're back to open claims, since I haven't heard back to my PM reminder from the new reader and no one-minute-test hasn't been posted yet, so I am reopening sections 30, 99, 101, 105, 106, 109 and 110 again for interested readers. :)
I will take 30 and 109 unless you want to keep the short ones for potential new readers. I quite enjoy the picture descriptions 😸
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Post by Kitty » May 12th, 2020, 12:55 am

alanmapstone wrote:
May 12th, 2020, 12:53 am
I will take 30 and 109 unless you want to keep the short ones for potential new readers. I quite enjoy the picture descriptions 😸
first come first serve, you can have them Alan :) I enjoy them too :9: thank you

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Post by alanmapstone » May 12th, 2020, 1:11 am

Kitty wrote:
May 12th, 2020, 12:55 am
alanmapstone wrote:
May 12th, 2020, 12:53 am
I quite enjoy the picture descriptions 😸
I enjoy them too :9: thank you
I find the picture description often interesting in a quirky sort of way. The historical notes I find are too short to be of much interest and often have slightly odd ideas of history. At the start of the next volume she says "It is not known when people from civilised countries first went America". There is a Euro-centric view of the world for you. What will our American readers make of that :hmm:
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Post by Kitty » May 12th, 2020, 4:33 am

thank you, Alan, excellent patch and PL ok now :)

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Post by Kitty » May 12th, 2020, 4:33 am

catharmaiden wrote:
May 11th, 2020, 9:56 am
and my last section:
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume11_072_tappan_128kb.mp3 (3:35)
and thank you as well, Sandra, for this beautifully uplifting narration of this poem :9: also PL ok.

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Post by neecheelok70 » May 12th, 2020, 6:35 am

I can do 99 and 101. Jim

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Post by Kitty » May 12th, 2020, 6:38 am

neecheelok70 wrote:
May 12th, 2020, 6:35 am
I can do 99 and 101.
thank you Jim, they're yours :)

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