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Sex, Family and Fertility in Haiti, Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
Sex, Family and Fertility, Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
A Little Knowledge
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 77,390. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A little knowledge may be a dangerous thing, but a lot of knowledge certainly is. These essays cover ground seldom touched on in schools.
Transformations in Mississippian Native American Culture
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Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
This tells of the cultural changes in the Mississippian period Native Americans to include deculuration.
Crónicas de los perdidos
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Series: Pensamiento alternativo, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
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Crónicas de los perdidos es el quinto libro de la col·lección de pensamiento alternativo que recoge algunas experiencias más de Harter Feelsonsteel y su hija Beatriz Feelsonsteel en la nueva realiad en la que se encuentran ahora. En esta ocasión la acción tendrá lugar a pie de calzada por una parte, y por la otra en una gan ciudad. La acción y los sentimientos a flor de acero estan asegurados.
Figuring Out The Natives: A traveler's guide to exploring cultures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Figuring Out The Natives helps you broaden your travel horizons by showing you how to explore and understand the culture, customs and ways of the people who live where you travel. Discover how to add immeasurably to the richness and quality of your travels by getting a solid feel for the day-to-day life of the ordinary people who make up the country in which you are traveling.
Superstitions - What's True?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Many people are superstitious and are independent of their culture, race, ethnicity, social class or profession. We find the superstitions in all populations of the world and in a variety of forms. In general we can say that every act is being adjusted by the power, mysterious and irrational, to foster a positive event or avoid a negative.
Indigenous Teenage Interpreters in Museums and Public Education: The Native Youth Program in the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Indigenous Teenage Interpreters in Museums and Public Education describes the development of the Native Youth Project (NYP) at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA). This book shows how the students learned to give lectures and tours to museum visitors about their heritage and culture. Rowan’s account includes the voices of NYP students and MOA staff, and is reflective and honest.
Hunting Practices of the Wachiperi: Demystifying Indigenous Environmental Behavior
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
What makes indigenous peoples conserve or degrade biodiversity? This study provides a superb example of the changing environmental behavior of indigenous groups in light of widespread phenomena such as cultural change, market expansion, and greater diversification of livelihoods.
Old Superstitions - Rituals & Beliefs
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Many superstitious beliefs have a profound their rationality, more or less noticeable, because it also makes their stay over the centuries, although related to models of culture, economy and culture, now largely exceeded. Many ways of doing, attitudes and behaviors of people are affected by the very beliefs on which it denies any foundation or that you would like to ignore.
Superstizioni - Cosa c'è di Vero?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: Italian. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Molte persone sono superstiziose e lo sono indipendentemente dalla loro cultura, razza, etnia, classe sociale o professionale. Ritroviamo le superstizioni in tutte le popolazioni del mondo e in una grande varietà di forme. In generale si può dire che è ogni atto al quale si attribuisce il potere, misterioso e irrazionale, di favorire un evento positivo o di scongiurarne uno negativo.
A Thailand Diary Volume 1 January - June
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A virtual look at Thailand and the Thais through the pages of a diary. You will meet, from the comfort of your armchair, real Thais. From bankers to farmers, from rich to poor. From the very young to the very old. Read the exploits of people like Bancha, Banjawan, Dao, Weelai and Sawat. You'll get to know them as if you know them in person An authentic view of the country and its people.
Eating Our Way Toward Civilization: How food processing shaped human body, mind and cultures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
In the series of short essays the author overviews works of anthropologists, archeologists, cultural sociologists, historians and gastronomists who argue that the cooking played a significant role in human evolution and history, and sometimes even whole Empires “were built not by the sword but by the spoon”.
Travellers in Taiwan (旅人在臺灣 ) Reflections of Formosa ( 映像福爾摩莎)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: July 15, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
外國人眼中的台灣到底是什麼樣子? 他們到底在台灣停留多久? 他們在台灣做些什麼? 台灣人友善聰明嗎? 台灣應該是中國的一部分嗎? 你的疑惑好奇,都可以在這本書得到解答! 一起來探索那些「白色猴子們」在福爾摩莎做些什麼吧! What do foreigners think of Taiwan? How long do they stay? What do they do? Are Taiwanese friendly & smart? Should Taiwan join China? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study of Taiwan. Find out what these strange "white monkeys" get up to in this Formosa….
Margins of the Nation: Sri Lanka in Postcolonial Perspectives
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
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INSPIRE YOUR INNER GLOBAL LEADER: True Stories for New Leaders
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
True Stories for New Leaders are food for thought leaders. Be inspired and entertained by the adventures of Culture Guru Deborah Levine. Share her journey from Jewish soldier's letters of WW II, to the British island of Bermuda, Harvard University, New York City's garment district and the Oklahoma City bombing. Map your own journey to a global mindset and global leadership.
Vecchie Superstizioni - Riti e Credenze
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: Italian. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Contrariamente a quanto comunemente si ritiene molte credenze superstiziose hanno una loro profonda razionalità, più o meno percepibile, che rende anche ragione della loro permanenza nel corso dei secoli, pur se connesse a modelli di civiltà, economia e cultura, oggi in gran parte superati. Tanti modi di fare, atteggiamenti e comportamenti della gente, risultano condizionati da queste credenze.
Digital Calabash Redux
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012 by St. Somewhere Press. Category: Essay » Literature
Digital Calabash Redux is an essay-style collection of blog posts from the once active website, Digital Calabash. Writer, editor and publisher Randy Baker has revived his original blog entries in ebook form in an effort to revisit and document not only his own thoughts and literary ramblings, but also the process of launching his online lit-mag, St. Somewhere Journal.