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Wednesday's Women
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,240. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This books is based on Dr Michael O'Leary's doctoral thesis 'Social and Literary Constraints on Women Writers in New Zealand: 1945 to 1970'. This book clearly establishes the anti women biases of the male literary establishment in New Zealand during this period.
Graddad's Orchard
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Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: Australian English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
The orchard is what symbolised much of who my granddad was. For me it meant fun in the leafy rows. But a twist that darkened our hearts changed it all.
Supporting Inclusive Growth
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Poverty has plunged in some Asia and the Pacific countries over the last 20 years, but its elimination in the region is unfinished business. The Asian Development Bank introduced inclusive growth in 2008 as one of its complementary strategic agendas. Has this become an operational reality? What challenges remain and how can ADB further increase inclusion in its projects and programs?
Prosperity Freedom and Order
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,630. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014 by The Institute of Perceptionism, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
from outside the boundaries of the conventional wisdom, this book gives the reader a unique perspective of the world economy and offers unique solutions for the many recognizable problems of the current system. this book offers the reader an understanding of the fundamental foundation of freedom. on this foundation is constructed a simple morality that can produce a peaceful orderly society.
Louisa’s Journey - England to Canada in 1913
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Louisa’s true story of emigrating from England to Canada was captured by her granddaughter for a high school history project. Her ability to rise above challenges and to stand up for what is right is truly inspirational. Her story motivates us to find the strength and courage to overcome obstacles in our way and to create a better life for ourselves.
Methodological Pluralism and Qualitative Family Research
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
This 100-page article is for graduate students and more experienced researchers who are looking for a relatively brief yet in-depth look at the roots of today's qualitative research. The article is divided into three sections, the early history, the middle years, and contemporary times.
The World We Call Reality
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Series: The Reasonism, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,760. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This is an extraordinary exploration of the real world, inviting you to imagine and reason along the way, while discovering the remarkable world call Reality.
WHAT IS TRUTH? POWERS THAT WERE, POWERS THAT ARE The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media
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Price: Free! Words: 547,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control
The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media
The War in Ukraine: The Invisible Step Toward The Beginning of World War 3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
YOU ARE ABOUT TO LEARN THE TRUTH - NOTHING ELSE! What you hear in the news about Ukraine is just the tip of the iceberg. There's something BIGGER going on behind the scenes, where Ukraine is just the "invisible step" toward a new World Crisis and World War!
The End of Illuminati - The Losing Power of Secret Societies
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Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Freemasonry & Secret Societies
There's a hidden force that controls all governments and institutions for the sake of control and private gains...
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War
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Price: $1.99 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.
Ci Prendiamo un Buon Caffè (Zapatista)?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: Italian. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
Il North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), firmato il 1 gennaio 1994, è stato presentato come l’ascesa del Messico in un moderno stato del primo mondo. Ma, nello stato meridionale del Chiapas una “rivolta armata dei popoli indigeni ha rubato i riflettori dei media, esponendo le enormi disuguaglianze sociali del Messico e l’esclusione della popolazione indigena del paese dal suo sviluppo.
Understanding Dilthey: Hermeneutics
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
This guide explains Dilthey's theory of hermeneutics in simple, easy to understand language. It covers all the important concepts including the distinction between the natural and human sciences, Dilthey's historical epistemology, and his concepts of interest and 'exegesis'.
Food Security in Asia: No Time for Complacency
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Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
What are the causes and consequences of the recent escalation and volatility of world food prices, and its implications for Asia? If agricultural productivity problems are not addressed, it is quite possible that food security will be a recurrent world and regional concern in the coming decades, potentially jeopardizing Asia’s economic growth.
Our New Tomorrow: A Conversation About Europe
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Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Our New Tomorrow is a written supplement to Paul Okel's series of talks, A Conversation About Europe, intended to respond to the results of the 2014 European Parliament elections. Far from being an end point, the 2014 elections mark the beginning of a critically important moment in the construction of the European Union.
A Single Swim
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
A Single Swim follows Courtney Nash's life and death, taking a close look into an amoebic infection few people know about - until it's too late. Tracing as far back as 1960s, Naegleria fowleri and the resulting infection of this parasite have taken more than a dozen lives, with a fatality rate of nearly 100%. This book tells the stories of those victims, and what can happen after a single swim.
Without Contention – the Plight of Homeless Veterans
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Price: Free! Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services
About 60,000 veterans are homeless every night in the cities and towns of America. They are brave men and women who have served their country, and have fallen on difficult times. Of that number, 48,000 veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have been identified as being currently homeless. This book is about veteran homelessness, as well as what this country is doing to fix this problem.
Venom of Asps
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Meira bat Erachaim has befriended and was influenced by a wide variety of people from all corners of the world with disparate political opinions and religious beliefs. The places she lived and, more importantly, the people she met helped form her distinctive point of view. Her perspective is unapologetically sincere, sometimes controversial, and never humourless.
A Sense of Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 47,460. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
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The true story of a single mother's descent into criminality.
Why Positivity Can Be A Bad Thing!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Why Positivity Can Be a Bad Thing! is one outlook on the phenomenon called positivity, how it’s changed the world, the people who live in the positive and how they treat those who don’t. The power of positivity can be a good thing if used correctly; if not, those who preach it the loudest are being the biggest hypocrites.