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The Age of Locust
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
THE AGE OF LOCUST is a cultural essay about locust invasions in Colombia during the twentieth century. The biblical plague was a scourge to agriculture. It caused a great economic impact. The task of combating it was a civic and government work. Several programs were launched by the State to definitively eradicate it.
A Crash Course on the Filipino Culture for Foreigners: A Fun Way to Learn About the Fascinating People and their Ways of Life in the Philippines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Geography
This book had been written to introduce foreigners to the complex but very fascinating culture of the Filipino people. Having been among Filipinos for 10 years, I have been through all phases of immersion into a whole new different culture. It had been both tough and fun for me. I hope to make it mostly fun for you by sharing my thoughts and observations through this small book.
Pub Name History: Thirty Popular Pub Name Origins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Thirty fabulous pub name historys and origins.
Golden Pot of Proverbs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,060. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015 by Accomplish Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
This book is a collection of over 10,000 proverbs and wise sayings from all over the world and across different cultures. Proverbs and wise sayings are as old as mankind. They exist to give us advice and can sometimes also serve a humorous purpose. Proverbs have always served as part of our daily conversations and speeches. It is important that they be preserved through sharing and passing on.
Older Lady's Day (Book 5 Regency Life Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A pictorial view of an older lady's day, both the working and social aspects, in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, quotes, and funny anecdotes, show how an older lady was kept busy running a household, hosting social events, and raising healthy and happy children. A light-hearted look at the often frivolous life of a lady during the longer Regency years.
Young Lady's Day (Book 4 Regency Life Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A young lady's often-frivolous life and fashions in the early 1800’s (Regency Era) are shown through pictures and information, as well as a glimpse into the more serious occupations a young lady may undertake. Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young lady fills her day, what she wears, where she is permitted to go, and how she spends her time.
Young Gentleman's Day (Book 2 Regency Life Series )
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A pictorial and humorous look at a young gentleman’s day in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young man fills his day, where he goes, and who he spends time with. A light-hearted look at the longer Regency years are an easy to read overview of fashion, entertainment, and the places he visited.
Place of Women In China
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 167 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
In ancient China, the place of women in the Chinese society was not commendable, for they were compelled to spend their lives under the dominance of the males. There was no gender equality before the Cultural Revolution in China.
Culture Briefing: Hungary - Your Guide To Hungarian Culture And Customs
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Culture Briefing: Hungary provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the Hungarian way of life. You'll discover their customs, family life, arts, history, politics, leisure activities and more. Whether visiting Hungary, working on a class paper or doing business with the Hungarians, Culture Briefing: Hungary will be an invaluable resource.
えっ?これがフランス!?日常生活、出産、マナーなどフランスと日本の面白い違い
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 320. Language: Japanese. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
カルチャーショック!! フランスに住み始めて10年ほどになるけれど、日本とフランスの違いに驚かされることがいっぱいです。フランスはこんな国だったのかと驚きです。 日常生活からマナーなどについての違いをたくさん載せています。 また、先進国で唯一出生率が上向きというフランスの出産事情についても語っています。日本とフランス、両方で出産経験を踏まえて本にしています。 興味本位で見るもよし、話のネタにするもよし、フランスに来る前の前知識にするもよしとお好みで気軽に読んでいただきたい一冊です。
Culture Briefing: Belgium - Your Guide To The Culture And Customs Of The Belgian People
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Culture Briefing: Belgium provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Belgian people. Whether traveling to Belgium, working on a class paper or doing business with the Belgians, you'll find Culture Briefing: Belgium an invaluable resource.
The Fourth Age: Fifth Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
The Fourth Age proposes that we can move beyond the short-term, localized periods of peace seen in the Civilized Age and advance toward a period of universal and perpetual peace. This book establishes a philosophy of life and a system of morality that have the potential to eliminate conflict at its source.
So! You want to be British
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is a collection of more than fifty blogs posted by the author over a two year period. Cultural events, national treasures, famous and ordinary people who made the news illustrate what it means to live in Great Britain and to call oneself British. Most articles are quite short with more than a touch of irreverent humour and read together explain what being British really means.