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Sex, Family and Fertility in Haiti, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
"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
Price: Free! Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
"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
Crónicas de los perdidos
Series: Obras de pensamiento alternativo, Book 5 · Cronicas de los Feelsonsteel, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Transformations in Mississippian Native American Culture
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » American
This tells of the cultural changes in the Mississippian period Native Americans to include deculuration.
A Little Knowledge
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 77,390. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A little knowledge may be a dangerous thing, but a lot of knowledge certainly is. These essays cover ground seldom touched on in schools.
Vintilă Mihăilescu despre uitare, fasole, cârnați, speranță și sentimentul național
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: Romanian. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
An interview with the most famous Romanian anthropologist Vintilă Mihăilescu, dealing with national identity, patriotism, politics.
Exploring Cultures: A Traveler's Guide to Figuring Out the Natives
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Exploring Cultures helps you broaden your horizons by showing you how to discover and understand the culture, customs and ways of the people who live where you travel. Find out 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.
Travellers in Taiwan (旅人在臺灣 ) Reflections of Formosa ( 映像福爾摩莎)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: July 15, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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….
Indigenous Teenage Interpreters in Museums and Public Education: The Native Youth Program in the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Categories: 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.
A Thailand Diary Volume 1 January - June
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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.
Old Superstitions - Rituals & Beliefs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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.
A Weaver of Inclines
Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Weaver of Inclines, tells of our hero's first attempt to belong to the clans of the English. This attempt is ably assisted by a man of many parts whose substance and advice is up for debate.
Superstitions - What's True?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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.
Margins of the Nation: Sri Lanka in Postcolonial Perspectives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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Eating Our Way Toward Civilization: How food processing shaped human body, mind and cultures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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”.
Superstizioni - Cosa c'è di Vero?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: Italian. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
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.
Beyond the Bosporus: The Thracian Connection to Troy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Little is known about the ancient city of Troy, site of the infamous but largely unhistorical Trojan War. Much more has attention has been focused to finding out about the city-state itself but not much about its alliance and trade systems and from where its original inhabitants may have come. So much of its trade and culture was rooted in Thrace, just across the Bosporus.
INSPIRE YOUR INNER GLOBAL LEADER: True Stories for New Leaders
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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.
Indigenous Peoples and Tropical Biodiversity: Analytical Considerations for Conservation and Development
Price: Free! Words: 23,170. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Achieving environmental conservation and socioeconomic development is a challenging endeavor, particularly when we do not have the necessary tools to develop a clear understanding of the dynamic relationship between indigenous communities and biodiversity in tropical forests. This book provides elements that are crucial to understanding the changing nature of indigenous environmental behavior.
Vecchie Superstizioni - Riti e Credenze
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: Italian. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
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.