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One too many
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,420. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The single greatest threat that magnifies every other damage we are doing to this planet, is the numbers of our own species. How can we reverse this tendency? How can we put our numbers under control and why? This book promises to show the way for the salvation of humanity before it collapses under its own weight.
If Einstein was into politics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,940. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Physical
A breakthrough in political thinking promises this book with just one original question? Have we ever thought if the population of a community, the sheer size of its members is directly related to the possibility or not of its democratic character? Can true democracy exist only in small societies? Is there an inherent social design for humans, as there is for other species?
The mother and the hero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
The first book of the newancient system (A1) that contains its values and basic guidelines that show to everyone how to deal and resolve the modern problems of humanity.
The Second Report on the State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Assessments
Price: Free! Words: 216,310. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Drawing on 129 country reports, this report presents an analysis of the state of livestock diversity, the influence of livestock-sector trends on the management of animal genetic resources, the state of capacity to manage animal genetic resources, including legal and policy frameworks, and the state of the art in tools and methods for characterization, valuation, use, development and conservation.
Save and Grow in practice: maize, rice, wheat: A guide to sustainable cereal production
Price: Free! Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This new book looks at the application of “Save and Grow” practices and technologies to production of the world’s key food security crops. Eco-friendly farming systems are helping smallholder producers to boost cereal yields, improve their incomes and livelihoods, conserve natural resources, reduce negative impacts on the environment, and build resilience to climate change.
The Universal Perspective of Humankind on Earth
Price: Free! Words: 32,930. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2016 by Clay Road Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Hailing from the Sombrero Galaxy, Yomon is a Universal Traveler and observer who has observed human culture for approximately 100 Earth years. Responding to humankind's message sent in the Voyager 1 space probe and hails from the SETI Institute, "The Universal Perspective" is Yomon's plea for humankind to achieve peace so that it can join the rest of the Universal community.
Identical Treatment in the Machine of the Law, The Quest for Transgender Civil Rights
Price: Free! Words: 38,490. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
For an easy way to understand transgenderism and explain it to others read this book. Also, read this book's over 50 speeches that are loaded with ideas and arguments when lobbying for transgender civil rights. For a full discussion of transgenderism see this author's other book "Transgender Complete, A Virtual Handbook" also sold at most eBook retailers.
El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas 2015-16 (SOCO) Comercio y seguridad alimentaria: lograr un mayor equilibrio entre las prioridades nacionales y el bien colectivo
Price: Free! Words: 38,900. Language: Spanish. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
El objetivo de la presente edición de El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas es de reducir la actual polarización de las opiniones sobre los efectos del comercio agrícola en la seguridad alimentaria y la manera en que este debería gobernarse para conseguir que una mayor apertura al comercio beneficie a todos los países.
The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2015–16 (SOCO). Trade and food security: achieving a better balance between national priorities and the collective good
Price: Free! Words: 30,520. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This edition of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets aims to reduce the current polarization of views on the impacts of agricultural trade on food security and on the manner in which agricultural trade should be governed to ensure that increased trade openness is beneficial to all countries.
La situation des marchés des produits agricoles 2015-16 (SOCO): Commerce et sécurité alimentaire: trouver un meilleur équilibre entre les priorités nationales et le bien commun
Price: Free! Words: 37,570. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
L’objectif de cette édition de La situation des marchés des produits agricoles est d’atténuer la polarisation actuelle des points de vue sur les impacts qu’a le commerce des produits agricoles sur la sécurité alimentaire, et sur la manière dont le commerce agricole devrait être régi de sorte qu’une ouverture accrue aux échanges profite à tous les pays.
A Billion Gods and Goddesses: The Mythology Behind the Pipe Woman Chronicles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
More than forty deities have found their way into the ten books of the Pipe Woman Chronicles story cycle. A Billion Gods and Goddesses: The Mythology Behind the Pipe Woman Chronicles is meant to be a companion volume to the novels, but it also serves as a wide-ranging introduction to the subject of mythology. Anyone curious about what others believe will find something to interest them here.
Black, White and Gray: A New Look at Racism Over the Last 50 years
You set the price! Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
The time has come to discuss racism in a manner that seeks to eliminate it, rather than to just determine who is at fault for perpetuating it. This book will likely anger those on both sides of the debate, since it calls out, in quite specific terms, what each side of Black/White racism is doing to hurt, as well as help, the cause. No group remains untouched, for the fault lies everywhere. No grou
Computing without Compromise: Love Letters to Open Source
Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Operating systems, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Light reading about the joys of being a computer nerd in the age of open source technology from podcaster and technology educator "Klaatu", of Hacker Public Radio and GNU World Order.
Essays in Group-Cognitive Science
Price: Free! Words: 72,570. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Essays in Group-Cognitive Science includes introductions to Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) research, methodology and findings. It documents the innovative approach of the Virtual Math Teams Project from 2002-2015. The project's influential methods of interaction analysis have not been described and motivated in such detail before.
Cartas De Amor A Mi Novia
Price: Free! Words: 29,520. Language: Spanish. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Profecias de Jesucristo a su novia - la iglesia verdadera. Consistiendo de verdadera santos. Tambien los que quieren ser santos. Con la ayuda de Dios - SI SE PUEDE.
Letters to Tiptree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,340. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Alice Sheldon’s birth, and in recognition of the enormous influence of both James Tiptree Jr (Sheldon's pen name) and Sheldon herself on the field, Twelfth Planet Press has published a selection of thoughtful letters written by science fiction and fantasy’s writers, editors, critics and fans to celebrate and recognise her work.
Black Blood; The public execution of black life; How to Live in a World with Racism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A black plague has landed upon our doorsteps, more so in low-income black communities and neighborhoods but nonetheless on the heads of our black men. Our black men’s blood is filling the streets around the world fast while the screams of their loved ones fill the air echoing across every social media and news show covering the story.
Положение дел в связи с отсутствием продовольственной безопасности в мире 2015
Price: Free! Words: 26,110. Language: Russian. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Ежегодный доклад «Положение дел в связи с отсутствием продовольственной безопасности в мире» за этот год содержит критическую оценку прогресса, достигнутого в деле достижения установленных на международном уровне целей в области развития, сформулированных в Декларации тысячелетия (ЦРТ 1) и в ходе Всемирного продовольственного саммита.
The Power Game Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
What is this crazy game called life all about? For humanity, life is a power game. Volume I aims to come as close as possible to hitting the nail of reality on the head by exploring the timeless elements of the human condition from the perspective of society toward the individual. This authoritative book illuminates why we employ the strategies we do as we all play the power game of our lives.
Положение дел в связи с отсутствием продовольственной безопасности в мире 2015
Price: Free! Words: 26,110. Language: Russian. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Ежегодный доклад «Положение дел в связи с отсутствием продовольственной безопасности в мире» за этот год содержит критическую оценку прогресса, достигнутого в деле достижения установленных на международном уровне целей в области развития, сформулированных в Декларации тысячелетия (ЦРТ 1) и в ходе Всемирного продовольственного саммита.