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Mahishasura
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: Hindi. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
The significance of the Mahishasur movement lies in the fact that it seeks to strike at the life force of the brahmanical religion. Basically, there are two claimants of this movement – one is the biggest section within the Hindu religion, which is known as the OBC, and the other is the tribal community, which is out of the pale of the Hindu religion.
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 by Stefan Wurtzbach. 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.
The loving inventor
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
How can we transform technology and science into something that not only will enhance our lives, but it will also make us better human beings?
François Théodore Thistlethwaite's FRENGLISH THOUGHTS
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,550. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
The product of his Anglo-French parents' mixed genes, any one of François Théodore Thistlethwaite's three alter egos – François, the Marxist Frenchman, the conservative Englishman, Thistlethwaite, or Théodore, their voice of reason - can take possession of the man to expound his views on those things which cause the only similarity between French and English to be the colours of their flag.
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.
The Imaginary of Exaggeration
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Essay on the oral tradition as a generator of cultural products
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.
You Can Be a Successful Officiant
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Weddings » Wedding customs
A book for the Officiant or anyone who has ever wanted to be an Officiant to conduct such ceremonies as funeral, baby naming renewal of vows, commitment, house blessing as well as weddings.
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.
The Diamond & the Star
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
With the world and the human race facing serious problems ranging from global warming, environmental despoliation, terrorism, war and a major economic downturn, many writers are trying to goad mankind into action. The author argues they `are written in an evangelical or rhetorical way, as though society can somehow be swayed into adopting some new or im-proved consciousness'.
'The Flying Whip' -The Story of Braithwaite 'Brait' Wilson and the Ullswater Foxhounds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Braithwaite "Brait" Wilson was appointed whipper-in to the Ullswater Foxhounds in 1911, aged 26, having followed hounds most of his life. His agility and swift-footedness soon earned him the nickname of 'The Flying Whip'. However, his military service during WWI and later life have always been an enigma, but Ron's account using contemporary reports, begins to throw some light on this.
Oggi le Nuvole Ballano il Tango
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 26,110. Language: Italian. Published: May 31, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Plays » Caribbean & Latin American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Poesie tanguere ‘Io direi che il tango e la milonga esprimono in maniera diretta qualcosa che i poeti spesso hanno cercato di esprimere con le parole: la convinzione che combattere può essere una festa’ Jorge Luis Borges
Tango Argentino in Buenos Aires- 36 Strategien um Glücklich zu Tanzen
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: German. Published: May 27, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Strategien, Übungen und Ratschlage um immer glücklich Tango zu tanzen. egal ob in Buenos Aires oder anderswo. Dieses Buch ist eine Liebeserklärung an den Tango, speziell an jene Traditionen, die bald verschwinden, wenn wir sie nicht lebendig halten. Patricia Müller stellt uns den Tango vor, in dem sie über seine historische Entwicklung, Persönlichkeiten und wichtigen Plätzen in Buenos Aires.
Myths and Maxims
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Myths and Maxims documents some of the beliefs and lore of Trinidad and Tobago and by extension the rest of the Caribbean. It is packed with elders' advice on how to survive in today’s world and the phrases that reflect these teachings.
Rainbow Nation Navigation - A practical guide to South African cultures (revised edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
With 11 official languages and an abundance of cultures, interacting with South Africans can be very complicated. Rainbow Nation Navigation offers a guide to the background, history and habits of each main South African culture: from Zulu to Afrikaner; Tswana to Xhosa; Pedi to Venda. Fun illustrations. Fascinating facts. Updated statistics. Main greetings tips. Even taxi culture!
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 2
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,640. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Este segundo volumen de Historia, Tradiciones y Leyendas de calles de México, constituye un universo completo, orgánico, cerrado: el reflejo de una ciudad durante toda una época, de sus conflictos y sus diferencias, tanto sociales como culturales, de sus creencias y supersticiones, de sus miserias y grandezas.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 1
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Con este libro aprendemos, en un paseo a la vez geográfico y temporal, que el origen del nombre antiguo de ciertas calles de la ciudad de Mexico puede hallarse en una historia de amor o en una disposicion testamentaria, o en una tragedia.