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Publik Skoolz Is Grate Edyukashun: How A Failed System Is Failing The Next Generation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Radical leftists have a stranglehold on this nation's public education system. B. Christopher Agee's latest book offers a scathing indictment of the institution and illustrates how teachers unions and administrative propaganda have colluded to mold today's students into tomorrow's socialists.
Culture Briefing: Malaysia - Your guide to Malaysian culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Malaysia provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Malaysian people. Whether visiting Malaysia, working on a class paper or doing business with the Malaysians, you'll find Culture Briefing: Malaysia an invaluable resource.
After SETI Then What?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
We’re looking in all the wrong ways for intelligent life in space, but, what if we found it? Would they be friendly? Would they give us all the magic they have learned to perform? Would they enrich our lives? Even if they just said hello and let’s be friends, what would be the natural outcome of having them visit? Should we be looking for and calling for them to come here?
Blah, Blah, Blah: A Glorified Thread of Observations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A short book, basically a structured stream of consciousness, discussing thoughts about living in this era and concerns about subjects and things that seem to be challenges in this agricultural, dogmatized society.
Freedom is Free
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,190. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
FREEDOM IS FREE is a book about history, political economy and social psychology. It brings together quotes from champions of classical liberalism such as John Locke, Adam Smith, Thomas Jefferson, and Ludwig von Mises. In doing so, it recontextualizes these figures within the 21st century, making their philosophies all the more relevant to modern day readers.
Figuring Out The Natives: A traveler's guide to exploring cultures
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Price: Free! Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Figuring Out The Natives helps you broaden your travel horizons by showing you how to explore and understand the culture, customs and ways of the people who live where you travel. Discover how to add immeasurably to the richness and quality of your travels by getting a solid feel for the day-to-day life of the ordinary people who make up the country in which you are traveling.
Culture Briefing: Mexico - Your guide to Mexican culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Mexico provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Mexican people. Whether traveling to Mexico, working on a class paper or doing business with the Mexicans, you'll find Culture Briefing: Mexico an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: Netherlands - Your guide to Dutch culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Netherlands provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Dutch people. Whether traveling to the Netherlands, working on a class paper or doing business with the Dutch, you'll find Culture Briefing: Netherlands an invaluable resource.
Agricultural Value Chains for Development
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
Agricultural value chains, when the poor and other marginal groups participate in them, hold considerable promise for helping reduce poverty and promoting inclusive growth. Under the right conditions, value chains can move smallholder farmers from subsistence into commercial agriculture. This ebook focuses on crucial lessons for effective value chains based on Asian Development Bank experience.
LIVING ZEN! The Story of Zen With 26 Principles & Practices That Will Help You Succeed in Life!
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,470. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
This book recounts the origin of zen meditation in India, its movement into China, Korea and Japan where it became a primary feature of the way of Japan's samurai warriors, and presents the 13 principles and 13 practices that made Japan's most famous samurai so successful in fighting duels to the death...all applicable to both business and regular life in today's world.
A Girl's Guide to the Heroine's Journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
Suitable for all ages, this book examines 17 myths of the heroic woman from around the world. Asian, European, African, Native American (North AND South America), Australian, and Oceanic stories are re-told, examined, and discussed in detail. Each examination includes activities designed to appeal to girls 7 years old and older.
Dust Net
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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Walls have always given us privacy, safeguarding us from the eyes and ears of others. That’s about to change. Surveillance drones the size of insects will be superseded by surveillance devices the size of specks of dust floating in the breeze. They will watch us, but they will also let us communicate with each other in ways that no government or corporation will be able to intercept or block.
Growing in Age and Wisdom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Philip Garside. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Anne Millar provides encouragement for older people in these inspirational reflections on the meaning and purpose found in growing older. These short, readable articles are grouped into broad topics of: • Making Meaning • Health and Harmony • Relationships and Realities • Edges and Endings • Seasons and Stages
Y is for You Are Not Who You Think I Am
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Shadow-buster, "Y is for You Are Not Who You Think I Am" by Osho Rose, shows how to deal with negative people's projections to set you free. Spiritual seekers love humanity but can hate people. How can we actually love people instead of offering them a hesitant half-smile? Love, in spite of shadows and projections, is possible with awareness, even during a social attack. Be the cosmos you are!
Gangs and Pakistani youth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
This dissertation looks at the causes and reasons for gang membership amongst young boys in Bradford, West Yorkshire who are of Pakistani heritage. The key themes are issues of identity and Diaspora. The issues explored are the challenges facing British born Pakistani’s and the struggle to harmonize their lives between ancestral roots in South Asia and modern day British society
Serial Killers Case Files
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
An award-winning Canadian Author delves into the gritty, gruesome details of the most notorious serial killers to strike the United States, Canada and the UK, including the unidentified killers who may still be on the loose.
Freud, Jung, Adler, Calkins, & James
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
“Freud, Jung, Adler, Calkins, & James” provides brief biographies of each historic individual within the field. In addition to a biography are theoretical positions of each individual providing input into their philosophical identities.
The Seductive Schoolhouse Scandal
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment
Set in an urban city in central New Jersey, The Seductive Schoolhouse Scandal, inspired by true events, is the story of Jack Rumford, a corrupt school administrator operating in an impoverished, neglected, poorly-supervised school district.When the state becomes involved, teacher Cindy Stone can only hope that justice is served before Jack Rumford can exact his revenge.
Paranoid: My True Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Scott Johnson's Story - Have you ever had the whole world unite against you? Have you ever lost every friend you've ever had? Paranoia can take over and control your life. Most people find it hard to believe that some 'thing' can move into a persons life and control it. But it happened to me. Paranoia took over my life, lived inside me for six year, and changed my life, forever
Borneo Trilogy Brunei: Book 3 Volume 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,380. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Book Three leads to the richness and splendor of Brunei including oil, black gold, and pristine rainforest before jumping to the south of Borneo, Kalimantan. There book Three begins with the important town of Pontianak and its surroundings and delves into cut rainforest, its peoples and the new palm oil plantations claimed to be a good alternative for untouched forest.