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Anglicans in Postcolonial Africa
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 108,740. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Based on 319 face-to-face interviews with 319 Kenyans across the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) between 2005 and 2010, this is the most up to date and comprehensive account currently available on Kenyan Anglicanism in the post-colonial era.
Science is Ethics as Electics.
Price: Free! Words: 117,500. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A universe, by definition independent, implies its own freedom. The debate, whether the universe is determined or governed by laws of chance, takes the opposite ends to a range from zero to infinite choice. Science is measurement, whose logic is an increasing power of choice to give the most accurate information. Knowledge and freedom depend on each other. They are the dynamic of progress.
The Utility of Mass Violence: The Value of Use Without Significant Restraint, Great Jewish Revolt Against Romans and Warsaw Ghetto Uprising During the Holocaust, War as Vehicle for Nation Building
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,770. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Could it be that our violent tendencies are not necessarily all bad? This is precisely the topic we will explore. Using the events of The Great Jewish Revolt against the Romans in 66 AD and the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising during the Holocaust, we will strive to answer the question: what is the utility of mass violence?
Feminine Mysticism: the Secrets of the Empowered Feminine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A huge perspective opens on these pages into the cosmic dance of feminine and masculine, the amazing unfolding of planetary and human evolution...Feminine Mysticism offers practical tools for deepening one's self-awareness and for tackling the challenges of everyday life. The Great Council of Grandmothers speaks the same message: It is time for all women to heal the world by becoming the powerful
Command and Control of Military Forces in the Homeland - Lack of Unity of Effort between National Guard and Federal Military Forces in Disasters and WMD Incidents, Posse Comitatus, Hurricane Katrina
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the question of how command and control of military forces in support of civil authority can be achieved when the scope of a crisis requires federal involvement.
Mythbusting the Cult of Confucius
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 172,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The mythbusting book about China the world needs, this book rocks the boat. It explains Chinese culture with reference to Confucianism being a brutal control system rather than wisdom. It also takes a compassionate understanding of the Chinese people as victims of some of the worst human rights abuses ever perpetrated. Plainly written, it clarifies the so-called mysteries.
Un Asunto Del Chulel (Alma)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: Spanish. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Una historia de revelación espiritual de una joven en Honduras, Dinora, quien huye de su hogar y un padrastro abusivo, ella llega al mar Caribe a buscar refugio, cuando llega allí descubre que tiene que vivir como varón para eludir los peligros de una sociedad muy prejuiciosa y cruel.
The Second Report on the State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Assessments
Price: Free! Words: 216,310. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Drawing on 129 country reports, this report presents an analysis of the state of livestock diversity, the influence of livestock-sector trends on the management of animal genetic resources, the state of capacity to manage animal genetic resources, including legal and policy frameworks, and the state of the art in tools and methods for characterization, valuation, use, development and conservation.
Checkmate
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,290. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
When Wallace Fowler enlisted, he didn’t know he would wind up broken because of the colour of his skin. A black man in a white military, Fowler would suffer harassment at the hands of both superiors and local communities. When he could no longer stand the abuse, the Forces judged him “Not Advantageously Employable.”
L'Essere Umano e la Realtà Strutturale Storica
Price: Free! Words: 518,480. Language: Italian. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
La storia umana sarà autentica "maestra di vita" se ne verrà fatta un'analisi rispondente alla realtà dell'evoluzione complessiva della stessa storia umana e, più in generale, della storia delle strutture sociali realizzate da ogni specie vivente. Tale analisi consentirà di prendere coscienza della natura e dei meccanismi evolutivi della realtà strutturale dell'umanità, la quale diverrà adulta.
François Théodore Thistlethwaite's FRENGLISH THOUGHTS
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,550. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
The product of his Anglo-French parents' mixed genes, any one of François Théodore Thistlethwaite's three alter egos – François, the Marxist Frenchman, the conservative Englishman, Thistlethwaite, or Théodore, their voice of reason - can take possession of the man to expound his views on those things which cause the only similarity between French and English to be the colours of their flag.
Wings of Hope: The U.S. Air Force and Humanitarian Airlift Operations - Berlin Airlift, Vietnam, Floods, Disasters, Africa, Provide Comfort for Iraqi Kurds, Bosnia, Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Katrina
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,530. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) book reviews the long and honorable history of humanitarian airlifts - part of a well-established tradition dating back three-quarters of a century to the early days of military flight.
Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream: True Tales of Mexican Migration
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
This is journalist Sam Quinones' classic collection of nonfiction tales about Mexican immigrants, the border, and more. A dazzling follow-up to his cult classic, True Tales from Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, the Popsicle Kings, Chalino and the Bronx. Quinones chronicles the tale of the Tomato King, of a high-school soccer season in Kansas, and of Mexican corruption in an L.A. County town.
True Tale From Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, The Popsicle Kings, Chalino and the Bronx
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,320. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
A cult classic of a book from Mexico’s vital margins – stories of drag queens and Oaxacan Indian basketball players, popsicle makers and telenovela stars, migrants, farm workers, a slum boss, slain narcoballadeer Chalino Sanchez, a lynching, and a doomed tough guy. From Sam Quinones - one of the great contemporary reporters out of Mexico, the border, and the immigrant diaspora.
Scientific Method of Elections.
Price: Free! Words: 124,150. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
The sheer difficulty of genuine electoral reform is shown and explained. The defeat of democracy is also a defeat for science. Freedom and knowledge depend on each other. Therein is the remedy. I base voting method on a widely accepted logic of measurement, to be found in the sciences. This is supported by reflections on the philosophy of science.
The New Revelation: A Scientific Alternative to the “End of the Age”
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,860. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Since ancient times, man has used the trial and error method as the only available way of making decisions on all aspects of his life. According to scientific data, the trial and error method actually implies 99.99% mistakes. This means that, on average, only one out of 10,000 attempts made by man is successful.
Datos de composición de alimentos
Price: Free! Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Este libro proporciona una guía inestimable para los profesionales de la investigación sobre salud y agricultura, la formulación de políticas, la reglamentación y la inocuidad de los alimentos, la obtención de nuevos productos alimenticios, la epidemiología y otros muchos sectores de actividad para los que los datos de composición de alimentos constituyen un recurso fundamental.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 6 - April 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 160,940. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Harvard Law Review, Apr. 2015, includes the annual Developments in the Law survey of a particular area of legal concern; the topic is Policing. Other contents: "Consent Procedures and American Federalism," Bridget Fahey; "Anticipatory Remedies for Takings," Thomas Merrill; "How a 'Lawless' China Made Modern America," Carol G.S. Tan; plus several Recent Cases commentaries, and Recent Publications.
Milk and dairy products in human nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 146,190. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Food Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is unique in drawing together information on nutrition, and dairy-industry development, providing a rich source of useful material on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and the way that investment in dairy-industry development has changed.
Caos - Economia, strategia e geopolitica nel Mondo globalizzato
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 207,430. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Il libro analizza, attraverso una minuziosa analisi storico-economica, il percorso egemonico intrapreso, dopo le Guerre Mondiali, dagli Stati Uniti come unico arbitro dei destini economico-politici dell'intero Globo, spesso anche con l'uso della forza. Oggi però assistiamo ad un progressivo bilanciamento di quel sistema verso un equilibrio caratterizzato da un nuovo spazio multipolare.