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Theory in Information Behaviour Research
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
A collection of chapters on key theories employed in research into information behaviour, i.e., how people interact with information. The chapters are written by known researchers who have employed the theories in their work.
Military Brats
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,110. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
A startling, groundbreaking exploration, Military Brats is the first book to analyze what it means to grow up in the military. Based on five years of research, this book probes the consequences—both positive and negative—of being raised in a family characterized by rigid discipline, nomadic rootlessness, dedication to military mission, and the threat of war and personal loss.
Rolling Nowhere
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Ted Conover's first book takes the reader along on his dream trip—a hardscrabble netherworld built for freight, not people—in search of an America "where numbers live like men."
Don't Mess with Tanya: Stories Emerging from Boston's Barrios
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011 by Aberdeen Bay. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
As Boston’s demographics shift, a subtle cultural revolution swirls ahead, opening doors of perception. These characters and others crash, clash, and commune in loosely-linked provocative stories that explore themes of culture, race, immigration, violence, love and spirituality. The engaging urban tales propel the reader into everyday dramas that are transforming Bean
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: 63,740. 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
'Your Neighbours' The Gypsies in Australia
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Kate tells of the little-known history and culture of the Gypsies in Australia from the First Fleet to the present day. By drawing on the oral history of the Romani and the written word of the non-Gypsies, her cultural heritage and five years of recent itinerant research, she reveals how this maligned, landless, ethnic nation has brought the best of their culture to share with their neighbours.
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.
Your Mark On The World, Stories of service that show us how to give more with a purpose without giving up what's most important.
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
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Your Mark On The World combines inspiring stories of ordinary people doing remarkable things to make the world a better place with practical advice to empower you to give more to a cause (charity, non-profit or social venture) without giving up a career or family.
Eros Unredeemed: The World Power of Sexuality
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Dieter Duhm describes the state of love in our culture. He places the unsolved issues of jealousy, free love, faithfulness, longing, impotence and morals at the center of the question of true non-violence and peace. He describes the philosophical and social basis for a culture in which jealousy is no longer a natural law, and where sexual desires no longer have to be suppressed.
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!