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Jak přišel svět na svět
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: Czech. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Jak si lidé z různých končin planety Země představovali stvoření světa? Různě. V této knize je shrnuto více než sto padesát pověstí, evropskými počínaje, přes Asii, obě Ameriky a Tichý oceán až ke kolébce lidstva, Africe.
Innovation and Learning in a Changing Asia: Highlights of the Evaluation Learning Event
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Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
This ebook documents a September 2014 learning event hosted by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which brought together thought leaders from different parts of the world to explore the vital links involving innovation, learning, and change in the context of development challenges facing Asia and the Pacific—inequality and environmental sustainability.
Handsome Yeva: An Attempt to Synthesize and Reconstruct Some Prominent Themes of the Proto-Indo-European Myth in Context of the Slavic Jarilo Folklore Cycle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
A synthesis and reconstruction of some prominent themes of the Proto-Indo-European myth is presented in context of the Slavic-Jarilo folklore cycle. A contemporary, fantasy style is chosen for the literary form of this reconstruction.
Etruscan Origins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the finding of recent DNA studies.
Puppets of Faith: Theory of Communal Strife
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Price: Free! Words: 83,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
How is it that the western-educated, non-conformist, Muslim youth all over, not to speak of the fresh converts that too from the Christian world get attracted to fight for Islam and die for it? This novel exercise that delves into this least explored aspect of Islamic ethos has the potential to expand the horizons of the Muslim mind for universal good.
A Weaver of Inclines
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Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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A Weaver of Inclines, tells of our hero's first attempt to belong to the clans of the English. This attempt is ably assisted by a man of many parts whose substance and advice is up for debate.
Kenehi
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Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: British English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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Based on Māori mythology. Kenehi tells the story of the separation of Ranginui and Papatūānuku by the gods and the violent conflict that ensues. Original text by James Hansard. Translation by Joy Ngaropo-Hau.
An Addicted Cross-Dresser, Married and a Happy Ending - A True Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Men's sexuality
A married couple come to terms with a husband’s cross-dressing after he finally reveals his secret to his wife. A true story, fictionalized, about how something as difficult and humiliating as this, can turn into a new way of living that enhances and improves this couple’s life. If the woman isn't open to the concept, it probably won't go as well as it did for this couple. 41 pages 10,500 words.
RovingYarn™ "Stories Of Others" 1st edition volume 1 chapter 1 1st section
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
After spending over 5 years on the road and hearing stories from people that I ran into. I'd like to share the insights of how it's changed my life. It will start as a small snapshot and grow into a lifelong journal with hopes that it will help others. Thank you for your feedback and support. Please send a link off to your friends that might find RovingYarn™ / Stories Of Others, to be interesting.
Helping Others - Gnani Purush Dadashri
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Price: Free! Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
Many say that liberation is not their interest. Instead they want the pleasures that life offers. Gnani Purush Dadashri, in this small and beautiful book opens up the ways to attain happiness in life through helping others. Various ways of helping others are explained in context with cause and effect, life after life. Helping others helps the self. This little book of the Gnani will help humanity.
Plan RD: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A war plan integrated into an economic viability shift to the hunter/gatherer aspect of human society. We sabotage alliances against us through raiding and destruction of assets overseas.
How to Grow a Mask
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Josh Sitter author of “How to Grow a Mask”. The story of Haardt Zongo, one of the first members of Anonymous, the internet’s most elusive hacktivists for global change, follow him as he hitchhikes he way through Latin America.
Understanding and Using Chinese Grammar: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and 200+ Pictures showing Daily Life in China.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,740. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
“Interesting,” “practical,” and “unique” are the right words for describing this grammar book. This book not only introduces the fundamental knowledge about the Chinese language but also, and more importantly, reveals the reasons behind the principles and rules, which helps learners to understand this language and apply the grammar rules well.
My Berlin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Detlev Kirchgatter was a child during the Nazi era, who escaped what became East Germany as a refugee in 1947. His wide-ranging experience brings a unique perspective to the enormous political, social and economic changes which have characterized the past fifty years. A must read for anyone studying or interested in German history.
How the Government Might Have Telepathic Technology
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Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
Lots of schizophrenics think people are talking to them telepathically. This book describes one way it could be real!
Pokolenie bez granic
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Price: Free! Words: 33,910. Language: Polish. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Książka, która odmieni Twoje spojrzenie na życie Polaków za granicą! Przeczytaj inspirujące, nieznane historie z życia młodej polskiej emigracji. Dlaczego warto wyjeżdżać z kraju? Dlaczego warto wracać do Polski? Dowiesz się więcej z historii przedstawicieli Pokolenia bez granic.
Death, Dying and Disappearing During the 1980's
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This is a collection of news stories about death and dying. They were assembled by the author from scrapbooks maintained during he 1980’s. They are all true stories however bizarre they may appear. There are tales of death by design, by unfortunate accident, death in the animal world, wills, ghosts and the loss of once common or everyday items. A book to dip into, rather than a long read.
RACE: The Elephant in America's Living Room
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
I am white, but I have been going to a black church for the last twenty-one years. I have also continued to go to my original white church. Going to these two very different churches has been amazing, and I have had some very big surprises along the way. But the surprises have to do with things most people are not at all aware of. That's why I had to write about them in this book.
BRUNO LATOUR - CIÊNCIA EM AÇÃO: um texto de acompanhamento de leitura e sugestões de monografias
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Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
O texto segue o livro de Bruno Latour com resumos, explicações e comentários.
Antiutopias
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Price: Free! Words: 69,950. Language: Unknown language. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
ANTIUTOPIAS - literatura, cinema e crítica social 1895-1990