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Аб фэмінізацыі беларускай мовы: Фэмінізацыя nomina agentis і пэўных іншых катэгорыяў у сучаснай беларускай мове
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Price: Free! Words: 11,200. Language: Belarusian. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
On the Feminisation of the Belarusian Language: Feminisation of the Nomina Agentis and Certain Other Categories in Contemporary Belarusian. In Belarusian. На першы погляд тэма можа падацца цікавай толькі мовазнаўцам, аднак яе пастаноўка і артыкуляваньне ў кантэксьце сучасных дэбатаў вакол беларускага правапісу і праз прызму фэмінізму робіць тэму часткай каляніялісцкага дыскурсу.
1001 Changes To Get America Back On Track
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Price: Free! Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
Modern day self help book for America, geared specifically for the 99.99%. Provides a roadmap of where we have been, how we got where we are and how we formulate a vision for the future of America.
The Economics of a Storm
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Series: Economics Simply Put. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
What happens when a major storm barrels through an area? In addition to the tragedy of loss of life and loss of property that accompanies so many of these storms, we also see shortages and cries of price gauging. In this short work on the topic, Catherine lays out her argument for why price gauging is not evil, and that artificially maintaining low prices in a crisis situation is not virtuous.
Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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A quest for adventure becomes a labour of love as Mark Helyar gains intimate access into the heart of a society rarely experienced by the western world.
Hurricane Preparation Guide
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
How Do You Prepare For The BIG Storm? There are things to do long before a storm arrives to your area as well as right before it hits. This comprehensive guide will make sure you have the bases covered. From inside the house, to special considerations to those with docks, piers and pools, this guide will help you weather the storm.
Participatory Irrigation Management
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
In development, participation is defined as a process through which stakeholders influence and share control of development initiatives and of decisions and resources that affect them. This brief strives to answer the question: how can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture?
The Chronicles of the Emperor Arthur: A Monograph on the Medieval Welsh Myths of Arthur
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
There have been many different accounts of the myth of King Arthur. One of the earliest versions originated from Wales, where Arthur was depicted as not just a king, but an emperor. This monograph examines a range of medieval Welsh stories and poems, with the intention of constructing a narrative of this ruler's life. Was Arthur a British hero, or an arrogant tyrant?
Digital Calabash Redux
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012 by St. Somewhere Press. Category: Essay » Literature
Digital Calabash Redux is an essay-style collection of blog posts from the once active website, Digital Calabash. Writer, editor and publisher Randy Baker has revived his original blog entries in ebook form in an effort to revisit and document not only his own thoughts and literary ramblings, but also the process of launching his online lit-mag, St. Somewhere Journal.
La Comunicación Social de 1973 a 2005
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: Unknown language. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
La actualización del libro "Comunicación Horizontal: Cambio de Estructura y Movilización Social" que hizo impacto en América Latina en los ambientes educativos, sociales, y políticos de los años 70. Una investigación de los presupuestos ideológicos de la visión teórica de las comunicaciones sociales propugnada por los estudiosos norteamericanos de la época. Con nuevos aportes del autor.
The History and Function of Property Exemptions in Oklahoma Law
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Bankruptcy & insolvency
This book discusses the history behind Oklahoma's exemption laws (the laws that determine what property can a debtor keep safe from seizure by creditors), the current function of these laws, as well as suggestions for reform of both the homestead and personal property exemptions. This book would be of interest not only to lawyers but also to policymakers and legal historians.
Diverse, Disillusioned, and Divided: Millennial Values and Voter Engagement in the 2012 Election
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Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
With nearly two-thirds of younger Millennials (age 18-24) registered to vote, college-age Americans are a significant voting bloc. As the second installment of a two-part study, Public Religion Research Institute’s new 2012 survey gives voice to their voting preferences and voter engagement, views of the current state of government, and perspectives on affirmative action programs.
Absent Friends ~ The Hidden Dangers of Being an Indian Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Absent Friends places the reality and impact of gender discrimination in the context of daily life in the Himalayan foothills, told through the stories of the girls and women who live there. From the author of Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices, it includes references and links to relevant news stories, publications and online material.
Phallic Worship: World-Wide and Centuries Long
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gay and Lesbian studies
Homage has been paid to the human phallus throughout history: in ancient Rome and Greece, the South Pacific, and throughout the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. A vast variety of ceremonies, rites, and orgiastic gatherings have been dedicated to its image with great enthusiasm.
ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
This brief highlights lessons and recommendations from an independent evaluation report that assesses the Asian Development Bank's support for disaster prevention and recovery programs during 1995–2011.
Cracking Up The Weatherman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Behind the scenes look at practical jokes played on on-air broadcasters in radio and television, as told to the author by the pranksters and their victims.
Lie Detection Techniques for Hiring Employees: Current Research
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology
Lie Detection Techniques for Hiring Employees: Current Research examines the current approaches used for lie detection and new directions in the research. This e-book is a short, yet useful, glance at the state of lie detection research in North America.
Social Truths
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Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
The African-American Church and Reconciliation: Interviews With Curtis May
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Price: Free! Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by Grace Communion International. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General
In this collection of interviews and articles, Curtis May and other writers discuss the African-American church, reconciliation, and related topics.
Beyond Guns and God: Understanding the Complexities of the White Working Class in America
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Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Set aside stereotypes about the white working class and explore the complexities of this major voting block. Public Religion Research Institute’s 2012 survey, "Beyond Guns and God," upends many liberal and conservative assumptions about the white working class' affinity with the Tea Party, religiosity, cultural values, and perspectives on the economy, while confirming some established beliefs.
The Divine Hag
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious)
Have you ever wondered why we celebrate Halloween? Have you ever wondered what it is really about? For centuries, countries all over the world have celebrated this and I wanted to know why? Come with me, back to the 15th century, and see what I have found.