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Le origini preistoriche dell'onomastica italiana. by Guglielmo Peirce
Price: Free! Words: 69,030. Language: Italian. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology, Essay » Sociology
L'opera offre soluzioni a vecchie perplessità filologiche in relazione ai seguenti argomenti: Origine dei cognomi italiani e loro tipologia etimologica - Antroponimi e cognomi d'origine germanica e loro significato etimologico - Toponimi italiani d'origine longobarda e loro etimologia. Libro work in progress con editing frequente; si consiglia pertanto di ripeterne ogni tanto il gratuito download
我们最幸福（Nothing To Envy） by Zhe Yi
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
本书荣获“2010年英国年度图书奖”、入选“2011年美国国家书卷奖非文学决选作品”。 芭芭拉·德米克用一种引人注目，而又让人难忘的方式为人们展示出“这个封闭的国家其实就是乔治．奥威尔作品《1984》的现实版”； “《我们最幸福》是一部描写朝鲜生活最好的作品。”──英国图书奖评委
This “Wacky” Police Force Doesn’t Want You if You Live at Home? by Terry Mallenby
Price: Free! Words: 85,820. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » General law
As the title states, what kind of “wacky” police force would rule a young clean-cut kid out because he lived at home? Apparently this one?
Le cronache militari del Regno di Napoli e l'evoluzione tecnico-tattica della guerra verso il declino dell'egemonia spagnola (1668-1707) by Guglielmo Peirce
Price: Free! Words: 271,790. Language: Italian. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
Una "full immersion" in una dimenticata dimensione storica. Libro del tipo 'work in progress', quindi con 'editing' frequente; si consiglia pertanto di ripeterne ogni tanto il gratuito 'download'.
Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us by Greg Downey
Price: Free! Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us is an Irreverent, fast-moving introduction to basic evolutionary theories and human origins. The focus is not just on our prehistory. Becoming Human highlights how evolution affects the way we are today, and helps us to anticipate what might happen to us in the future. Easy-to-read but challenging, this book is an ideal introduction to our species' origin.
Virtual Sociability: From Community To Communitas by Sorin Adam Matei
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,500. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking(3.00 from 1 review)
How do virtual communities come together? What makes them strong? What social theories can be used for explaining them? What rules and policies can be used to make virtual communities last? The book is the product of the Online Interaction Seminar, Purdue University. It includes 2d codes, which facilitate connecting the print version of the book to online resources.
A Brief History of Human Behaviour and How to Become an Enlightened Global Citizen by John Preece
Price: Free! Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
this book studiously avoids the plethora of conjectural theories and poorly substantiated opinionation on which so much psychological and sociological research depends and thrives. instead, it reverts to the bedrock evidence of human history, and prehistory as mirrored in primatology, to construct a succinct and very user friendly text which teenagers, parents and globalists can readily understand
Manual de Jornalismo Impresso by João Simão
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Este Manual de Jornalismo Impresso tem apenas a função de compilar algumas dicas e sugestões para facilitar o começo da escrita e actividade jornalística.
Sex, Family and Fertility in Haiti, Volume 1 by Timothy T Schwartz
Price: Free! Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
"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
Blessed are the Introverts by Mark Stucky
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Introverts and extroverts often just don't comprehend each other. Assuming everyone functions with the same psychological engine, however, causes misunderstandings. Diesel engines don't run on gasoline, and introverts operate differently than extroverts. This humorous article examines some of the differences between the two personality types.
A Plague of People by John Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 115,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies(3.67 from 3 reviews)
People fill every part of the planet, using all resources and driving other species to extinction, until further expansion is impossible. The process and consequences are fully explored here with a science-based forecast of a complete collapse by 2030. The culture change urgently required is refused by a kamikaze culture of growth controlled by a foolhardy powerful minority.
Serious Statisticians: Funny Statistics by Hiranya Borah
Price: Free! Words: 32,330. Language: British English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Statistics(5.00 from 8 reviews)
All the articles presented in this book are already in the public domain through Face Book posts. These articles do not carry any new theorems of statistics nor give any new additions to the statistical works already available in public domain. These articles are presented in a different perspective for easily understandable language.
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives by Alecea Standlee
Price: Free! Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives is a collection of essays by 7 college students at Concord University. Through their guided examination of the cultural context of technology, video gaming culture, and social media, they share what it is like to be a digital native in the US. Compiled by Dr. Alecea Standlee, these essays provide a glimpse into the techno world of college students.
Abortion: What The Founding Fathers Thought About It by Duane L. Ostler
Price: Free! Words: 13,380. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control
This book gives the views of the founding fathers against abortion, and describes the surprising truth about the common law abortion rule which was misinterpreted by the court in Roe v. Wade. Most importantly, the book tells how the 9th Amendment was intended to incorporate the founders' views of natural law as part of the Constitution-which would protect the unborn from the moment of conception!
Culture and Class by John Holden
Price: Free! Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Class is the strongest determinant of participation in culture and in turn, culture is a crucial marker of social difference. So does culture increase social mobility or reinforce class division? Answering this question could hold the key to understanding the widening income gap between different social groups worldwide. Yet the debate about culture and class is far from centre-stage...
Some Have Babies; Others, Regrets! by Philip P Eapen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,350. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
This book examines the relevance of the creation mandate for human beings to multiply and fill the earth in today's world. It evaluates popular notions about the world being over-populated in the light of available scientific evidence.
Survival Guide for Beginners by Vitaly Pedchenko
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief(5.00 from 1 review)
Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.
Dialectics on Global Jihad_The Syrian Front by ahmad naim
Price: Free! Words: 37,720. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is a brief dissertation on ‘global jihad’ focusing on the war in Syria. It presents an argument on the significance of the element of religion in the war and the fact that it can be a beginning for a large-scale religious war.