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The Volunteer Playbook: Tactics Every Event Manager Should Know
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
Volunteers can be your greatest event assets if your organization prepares to get the best return on your volunteer investment. This book will explain how event managers can ensure that volunteer programs are properly positioned to support event operations while simultaneously developing volunteers who can meet superhuman expectations.
Переезд в Америку для Чайников
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,130. Language: Russian. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
О чем же эта книга? Если коротко, о моем опыте адаптации в США. Но не только, о жизни в Америке, о культуре и менталитете американцев. Советы и сценарии, как рассчитать свои шаги, снять квартиру или купить дом, как искать работу, и чем заняться в свободное время при наличии свободных денег.
Understanding and Using Chinese Grammar: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and 200+ Pictures showing Daily Life in China.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,720. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
“Interesting,” “practical,” and “unique” are the right words for describing this grammar book. This book not only introduces the fundamental knowledge about the Chinese language but also, and more importantly, reveals the reasons behind the principles and rules, which helps learners to understand this language and apply the grammar rules well.
Social Entrepreneurs Speak: Essays, Articles, and Interviews on Social Entrepreneurship
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
What is social entrepreneurship and what can we learn from it? In this collection of interviews, profiles, and articles, compiled from Rachel Signer's work as a reporter and essayist for the website Dowser.org, we have a wealth of case studies. Signer's writings lend voice to the social entrepreneurs and innovators who are attempting to mitigate the world’s “wicked problems.”
Veganizm: Ahlakı, Siyaseti ve Mücadelesi
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: Turkish. Published: July 20, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
Bu kitabın amacı, veganizme dair hem akıllarda yanlış bilgilenme sonucu yer eden görüşlere bir karşılık vermek, hem de veganizmi bir felsefe ve yaşam pratiği olarak merak edenlerin sorularına yanıt oluşturmak.
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
This collection of true short stories (with old photographs and letters) is about a young American couple who spend two years in a tiny village of grass huts helping very poor Ethiopian farmers establish a new town in the lowland jungle of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley. The stories are about how life choices are never black and white and even selfless good intentions can sometime have a serious downside.
The Golden Apple: Changing the Structure of Civilization
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 74,760. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
This visionary book delves into the symbolic workings of the mind that drive racism and religious conflict. By encouraging readers to think and live symptomatically rather than symbolically, the author posits that humans were in a special state of mind when they created symbols. His in-depth, groundbreaking research proves that the elimination of symbolic behavior will end global conflicts.
China Photos and Reflections: A Grassroots Look at Chinese Culture and the Chinese People
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,680. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
This photo narrative is a compilation of this author's experiences in China since 2001. During the past thirteen years I have had the opportunity to travel to China eight times, during which time I lived there a total of fourteen months. Those experiences are captured in my presentation, which contains a selection of photos that try to capture amazing China and its wonderful culture and people.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This first volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the first season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its adult fans to explore questions about their motivations and experiences, along with the show that inspired them.