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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.
Next Wave: America's New Generation of Great Literary Journalists
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by The Sager Group. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
NEXT WAVE collects work by today’s finest young literary journalists– 19 creative reporters whose work combines exhaustive research with artful writing. Naysayers predicted the decline of long-form journalism. NEXT WAVE is proof to the contrary. Writers include: Wright Thompson, Vanessa Grigoriadis, Chris Jones, Ariel Levy, Dan P. Lee, Thomas Lake, Brian Mockenhaupt, Max Potter, Luke Dittrich.
Figuring Out The Natives: A traveler's guide to exploring cultures
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Price: $1.99 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.
Expatriate Insights - Dissertations on International Living and Deep Comparative Culture Analyses
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 144,020. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dissertations on Expatriate Living and Comparative Culture Analyses by Ladislav, an Expatriate Expert and Chief Advisor of HappierAbroad.com, considered "The Socrates of Expatriate Living".
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.
Wondering into Thai Culture
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,190. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Wondering into Thai Culture by Mont Redmond Or Thai Whys and Otherwise New 2012 Edition A timeless work, first published as articles in The Nation and then printed as a book and reprinted several times.
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.
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.
International Human Rights: Universalism Versus Relativism
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,500. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS is a classic socio-legal study of the incompatibility and possible reconciliation of competing views of cultural relativism and absolute fundamental human rights. It features prodigious research and insight that is often cited by academics, rights lawyers, and activists over two decades. This edition adds a new foreword by Tom Zwart and a new preface by the author.
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.
P.R.C - Pretty Real China
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 61,180. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Denis spent 3 years in China. Chongqing to be precise. And he survived to tell the tale. This tale is one that he would have liked to read before moving, because the unpreparedness for what the country is truly like hit him harder than he had ever imagined. Forget what you think you know about contemporary China. At best it is mistaken, at worst dangerous. If you really want to know, read on.
Order and Dispute: An Introduction to Legal Anthropology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Classic resource in the modern study of legal anthropology, this acclaimed book is now available in an updated, expanded Second Edition. There are many societies that survive in a remarkably orderly fashion without the aid of judges, courts and police. Roberts contends that legal theory has become too closely identified with our own arrangements to be of use in understanding other legal systems.
Hunting Practices of the Wachiperi: Demystifying Indigenous Environmental Behavior
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Price: $2.99 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.
A Darker Shade of Blue: From Public Servant to Professional Deviant - Policing's Special Operations Culture
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Price: $8.43 USD. Words: 41,460. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A Darker Shade of Blue: From Public Servant to Professional Deviant is a first-ever look at the reality of cop culture. Decorated veteran officer, now Chief of Police Scott Silverii, PhD provides a raw look at the process of transforming from idealist applicant to seasoned officer. The focus on policing's Special Operations Groups is unique and promises an eye-opening experience.
More Facets of Myanmar
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Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 42,870. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by IG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
More Facets of Myanmar/ For the title I am wholly indebted to Dr. Tin Maung Kyi (Mandalay) whose The Various Facets of Myanmar, I love to point out, is a most captivating book with illustrations published by TODAY more than a decade ago.
Thoughts and Reflections on Language, Literature, and Performance
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Series: In search of human culture. Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
What is language and how do humans use and analyze it? And how is it that literature exists, dreamlike, in human culture? In this readable collection the eminent British anthropologist Ruth Finnegan reflects on both the questions and her own answers.