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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.
Kukačka, pták kouzelný
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Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: Czech. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
O funkci kukačky ve starých českých pověstech a pověrách, s přihlédnutím k okolním i vzdálenějším národům
Ruling the World for Beginners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 180. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
32 pages - Learn how the ruling elite uses banking, the media, the education system and secret societies to effectively rule the planet and control the ignorant masses.
Adam Weishaupt and the Secrets of the Bavarian Illuminati
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 180. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
48 pages, color - Adam Weishaupt and the Secrets of the Bavarian Illuminati – Beginning with the birth of Weishaupt in 1748 right through to his death in 1830, this cartoon exposé reveals the rituals, passwords, symbols, signs and ciphers of the Illuminati.
The Guide to Being Cool
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Why leave being socially accepted, respected, and admired by your peers up to chance? Take control of your Cool.
Bandits
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Essay » Political
La lotta alla pirateria marittima nel Corno d'Africa nel XXI Secolo
L'ALBA del Nuovo Mondo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,170. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Essay » Political
Come il Continente Indio-Latino ha smesso di essere il giardino di casa degli Stati Uniti
Badiya - Los Nómadas Saharauis en los Territorios Liberados del Sáhara Occidental
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Price: Free! Words: 14,420. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
Este es un ensayo fotográfico sobre la vida nómada de los saharauis que viven en la parte más oriental del Sahara Occidental, también conocida como ‘territorios liberados’. Esos territorios para los saharauis son ‘la badiya’, que se conforma conjuntamente de rebaños, pastos, pozos y tiendas y donde los ritmos de vida son dictados por las lluvias y las necesidades del ganado.
A Case Against Alcohol Prohibition In India
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine
Alcohol prohibition has been an utter failure across the world. Despite all evidence to the contrary, many parts of India continue to enforce a counterproductive alcohol ban. In addition to prohibition, senseless taxation policies, socioeconomic disparities and other shortcomings, add to the alcohol woes of India. This book makes a case for evidence based alcohol regulation instead of prohibition.
#Näthatsdebatten Del 4 av 4 i serien Twitterstorm
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Series: Twitterstorm, Book 4. You set the price! Words: 800. Language: Swedish. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Del 4 i serien Twitterstorm består av en tvärvetenskaplig forskningsrapport och studiesammanställning. Där man kommer att studera vilka slutsatser som man kan drar av det här rådata materialet som finns och som förekommer i samtliga dessa tre e-böckerna om #MänNätHat, #NätHat och #NätKärlek. Den tvärvetenskapliga forskningsstudie rapportsammanställningen kommer att publiceras här när den bli klar.
2012, China e Mais Além: O Pensamento Mundial, o Papel Global da China, a sobrevivência individual e o Caminho da Vida para além do fim da civilização como a conhecemos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 18, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Este livro foi pensado para o bem comum das próximas gerações e mostra como cada indivíduo pode contribuir positivamente movendo-se na direção certa.