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Culture Briefing: China - Your Guide to Chinese Culture and Customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: China provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Chinese people. Whether traveling to China, working on a class paper or doing business with the Chinese, you'll find Culture Briefing: China an invaluable resource.
Ballistic Basics
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Dingbat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
There's a lot involved in firearms and ballistics. But with this handy primer in your e-reader, you'll be armed and ready to write before you can say "submachine gun." Oh, and did I mention it's illustrated?
Irish Mythology
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,030. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Irish mythology, the world's best mythology, is too rich to cram into one book, even a three volume book like "Decoding the Deluge." As I said in DTD, it's "Everything you'd ever want to know about the deluge (Species War)." This work contains my interpretations of the cream of Irish Mythology, the myths and myth-tales collected by Jeremiah Curtin in the late 1800s from the Gaelic-speaking folk.
Witte geef geld
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,370. Language: Dutch. Published: April 27, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Twee jaar lang woonde Marcia Luyten in Kigali, de hoofdstad van Rwanda. Dicht bij huis en op rondreis leerde ze vele Afrikanen kennen, van haar eigen kok en tuinvrouw tot zakenmannen en een minister. Aan de hand van hun opzienbarende, soms aangrijpende levensverhalen, schetst Luyten een caleidoscopisch portret van hedendaags Afrika.
The Social Worker Survival Guide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
In this volume I discuss the four biggest unpleasant surprises that recent graduates and newly employed social workers are confronted with in their career. These four surprises are also the biggest causes of burnout, bitterness, and early retirement (including getting fired and changing careers). However, this can be avoided. Most postgraduate college courses for this profession will not teach
Face of the New Peoples Army of the Philippines Volume Two Samar
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,990. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
In Face of the New Peoples Army Frans Welman looks at the people behind the struggle for their rights. Often depicted as rebels, killers, criminals and the like they actually live in a semi feudal, a post colonial society where they are oppressed and exploited. The Government of the Philippines condones this exploitation of the poor and deploys its Army against its own people, cheap labor by milli
Face of the New Peoples Army of the Philippines, Volume One Cordillera
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
In Face of the New Peoples Army Frans Welman looks at the people behind the struggle for their rights. Often depicted as rebels, killers, criminals and the like they actually live in a semi feudal, a post colonial society where they are oppressed and exploited. The Government of the Philippines condones this exploitation of the poor and deploys its Army against its own people, cheap labor by milli
Between David and Goliath
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Regional studies
Over a decade of Ceasefire and Peace Talks between India and Nagalim; Peace Negotiations in Practice - The Indo-Naga experience
Burma - The Uprising
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Sequel to Oh Burma the Uprising is more than a decade later and deals with the ‘suppressive’ situation Burmese people are in just before and just after the second Uprising. It also contains two accounts of Nagas and the Military in the extreme Northwest of the country.
Oh Burma Vol 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Feeling the pulse of the Burmese people of Burma, before the 1988 popular uprising and not yet renamed to Myanmar. The dynamics of what happens when people live under unbearable pressure and yet find ways for much needed relief. That the uprising came we know, but the people then did not and express with risk what happens when a country, their country is abandoned and military dictators can do as
Oh Burma Vol 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,790. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Feeling the pulse of the Burmese people of Burma, before the 1988 popular uprising and not yet renamed to Myanmar. The dynamics of what happens when people live under unbearable pressure and yet find ways for much needed relief. That the uprising came we know, but the people then did not and express with risk what happens when a country, their country is abandoned and military dictators can do as
The Killing of Adam: A Victim of Human Sacrifice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Adam's life was cut short brutally at a very young age, the very tender age when children are supposed to enjoy their childhood and when he should have been properly cared for by people he looked to for support and love. He is one of the few the media uses to tell the story, his story, and the reason why we should say no to child ritual abuse.
Haunting Haven
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Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013 by M.H. Dartos. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
I haunt the walkways and doorways, a specter on the boardwalk of dying dreams. I am a man alone simply spending time in a simple way, the only way I know. Yet into this self imposed solitude wander the lost and lonely; seeking connection; seeking condolence; speaking in riddles.
Homophobe: A Logical Response to an Ignorant Ideology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
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A young graduate student finds herself in an altercation at a coffee shop with a man insisting homosexuality is an unnatural, exclusively human phenomenon. Her intelligence and sense of morality questioned, she sets out to prove him wrong. This work of literary nonfiction is a must read for anyone looking to understand how homosexuality exists as a component of the natural world.
Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international organizations.
Cherokee Clans: An Informal History
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Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The seven Cherokee clans are replicated in no other American Indian tribe. They are Wolf, Bird, Deer, Twister, Wild Potato, Panther and Paint. Find out about this ancient kinship system.
Cherokee Clans: An Informal History
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Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The seven Cherokee clans are replicated in no other American Indian tribe. They are Wolf, Bird, Deer, Twister, Wild Potato, Panther and Paint. Find out about this ancient kinship system.
Unscripted Journeys
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Price: Free! Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Unscripted Journeys is a true detailed account of perils, and adventures in the land of the Maya. It includes accounts of a year incarceration in a remote Mexican prison, exclusive access to Mayan village ceremonies and interesting discoveries in this mountainous region. It takes you on journeys into out-of-the-way destinations in areas of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.Photos & paintings.
In Plain Sight: The Story of TASK
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services
This is the story of what has happened in one corner of a vast and thriving enterprise called hunger. It is an American story, and it has unfolded in plain sight on the streets of the capital city of New Jersey, one of the nation’s wealthiest states.
I Love You Baby Girl... A heartbreaking true story of child abuse and neglect.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
What are some of your childhood memories? Could they be things like a special birthday party, a family trip, a reward for an achievement? Sarah had her own set of childhood memories, a boy tied to a chair, a dark leather belt, forgotten birthdays, being hungry, vacant eyes, and lost innocence.