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TRAVELLERS IN TAIWAN: Reflections of Formosa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
What do "foreigners" think of Taiwan ? How long do they stay ? What do they do ? Are Taiwanese really friendly & smart ? Should Taiwan be part of China ? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study, the first of its kind in Taiwan. An amusing but sociological insight into Taiwan.
Real Life Knowledge: Economic Literacy in Improving Student Achievement and the Quality of Education
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
“Every event whether embedded in a class in history or social studies, has an underlying economic subtext” (Catalbiano 2013, P. 34)
One Nation Inside the Bricks
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
In One Nation Inside The Bricks, Jake Manning takes you inside a world of violence filled with gang bangers and drug dealers. Manning has spent over 25 years working in public housing in Boston. He tells a riveting story from the front lines in the war against violence that illustrates the powerful truth that you can survive against the greatest of odds.
Lure of the Vampire: A Pop Culture Reference Book
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
Lure of the Vampire is a pop culture reference book that takes you on a journey through the mythology and history of the monstrous vampires – through the romantic and, at times, scary vampires in movies, television, and books. Included in this definitive guide are interviews with “real” vampires, lists, and websites for readers to continue their journey long after theyhave read the book.
Travellers in Taiwan (旅人在臺灣 ) Reflections of Formosa ( 映像福爾摩莎)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: July 15, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
外國人眼中的台灣到底是什麼樣子? 他們到底在台灣停留多久? 他們在台灣做些什麼? 台灣人友善聰明嗎? 台灣應該是中國的一部分嗎? 你的疑惑好奇,都可以在這本書得到解答! 一起來探索那些「白色猴子們」在福爾摩莎做些什麼吧! What do foreigners think of Taiwan? How long do they stay? What do they do? Are Taiwanese friendly & smart? Should Taiwan join China? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study of Taiwan. Find out what these strange "white monkeys" get up to in this Formosa….
Trafficked: Das Tagebuch einer Sex-Sklavin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: German. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Mein Name ist Elena, und ich war mal ein menschliches Wesen. Jetzt bin ich Sexsklavin. Wenn du dieses Tagebuch liest, bin ich entweder tot, oder es ist mir gelungen, zu fliehen ... ~~~~ „20 Prozent der Tantiemen aus dem Verkauf dieses Buches gehen an zwei führende Wohltätigkeitsorganisationen, die von Großbritannien aus den Menschenhandel bekämpfen: The Poppy Project und Unseen UK.“ Sibel Hodge
Wake Up Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Wake Up Time is the, often very graphic and anecdotal, story of a personal journey through remote areas of Australia’s Outback. In addition it offers an analysis of the confronting, sad, scary and puzzling situations of Indigenous Australians in remote communities. It seeks answers to the question why billions of dollars have not solved this humanitarian problem.
The Foreign Policies of U.S. Presidents
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
From America's beginning its presidents have grappled with foreign policy concerns, some of which are well remembered while others are long forgotten. For example, Fillmore in the 1850's resisted pressure to go to war with Peru over bird droppings. Eisenhower resisted pressure in the 1950's to get pulled into war in Vietnam. This volume summarizes the foreign policies of each U.S. President.
A Thailand Diary Volume 1 January - June
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,930. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A virtual look at Thailand and the Thais through the pages of a diary. You will meet, from the comfort of your armchair, real Thais. From bankers to farmers, from rich to poor. From the very young to the very old. Read the exploits of people like Bancha, Banjawan, Dao, Weelai and Sawat. You'll get to know them as if you know them in person An authentic view of the country and its people.
The Insiders: How Iran Warfare Will Lead To World War 3? [Proof Inside]
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
What will happen if the US attack Iran? If so, why? Is the end of the world coming? Does the US already have a plan to attack Iran? What would be the excuse this time so that the US can enter another war - potentially leading to the World War 3? Albert Einstein once said, "I do not know what the third world war will be fought with, but the fourth world war will be fought with sticks and stones."
Hunting Practices of the Wachiperi: Demystifying Indigenous Environmental Behavior
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
What makes indigenous peoples conserve or degrade biodiversity? This study provides a superb example of the changing environmental behavior of indigenous groups in light of widespread phenomena such as cultural change, market expansion, and greater diversification of livelihoods.
Designing Local: Revealing Our Truest Communities
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,160. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A revolution in placemaking begins now. We work too hard as urban planners and designers to settle for bland, mediocre places. Our work should be inspiring and creative. Your new day and your community’s reveal is a quick but powerful read away. Help your city, town or neighborhood extract its essence and showcase itself to the world.
Wednesday's Women
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,240. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This books is based on Dr Michael O'Leary's doctoral thesis 'Social and Literary Constraints on Women Writers in New Zealand: 1945 to 1970'. This book clearly establishes the anti women biases of the male literary establishment in New Zealand during this period.
Traficada: Diario de una Esclava Sexual (Spanish Version)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,140. Language: Spanish. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
My nombre es Elena y yo solía ser un ser humano. Ahora soy una esclava sexual. Si estás leyendo este diario, entonces es que estoy muerta o he conseguido escapar…
The Mind Crisis - How Media Broadcasts Attack And Manipulate The Public Mind?
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Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Are you in control over your own life? Not exactly, if you are watching newscasts and other type of media broadcasts on TV. Why? In this book, I am going to share some evidence of mind control propaganda exercised over the public brought by media, education, corporations and governments. It is all happening below our radar, living lives in a quiet desperation...
Graddad's Orchard
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Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: Australian English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
The orchard is what symbolised much of who my granddad was. For me it meant fun in the leafy rows. But a twist that darkened our hearts changed it all.
Supporting Inclusive Growth
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Poverty has plunged in some Asia and the Pacific countries over the last 20 years, but its elimination in the region is unfinished business. The Asian Development Bank introduced inclusive growth in 2008 as one of its complementary strategic agendas. Has this become an operational reality? What challenges remain and how can ADB further increase inclusion in its projects and programs?
Prosperity Freedom and Order
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,630. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014 by The Institute of Perceptionism, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
from outside the boundaries of the conventional wisdom, this book gives the reader a unique perspective of the world economy and offers unique solutions for the many recognizable problems of the current system. this book offers the reader an understanding of the fundamental foundation of freedom. on this foundation is constructed a simple morality that can produce a peaceful orderly society.
Louisa’s Journey - England to Canada in 1913
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Louisa’s true story of emigrating from England to Canada was captured by her granddaughter for a high school history project. Her ability to rise above challenges and to stand up for what is right is truly inspirational. Her story motivates us to find the strength and courage to overcome obstacles in our way and to create a better life for ourselves.
The Archaeology of the Kansas Monument Site
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
“Outstanding study of the artifacts recovered from the Republic County site …” says Judith A. Boughter, author of The Pawnee Nation, An Annotated Research Bibliography. The Archaeology of the Kansas Monument Site belongs in the library of anyone interested in archaeology on the Great Plains or the Pawnee Indians. Also good for visitors to the Pawnee Indian Village Museum located on the site.