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One too many
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,420. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The single greatest threat that magnifies every other damage we are doing to this planet, is the numbers of our own species. How can we reverse this tendency? How can we put our numbers under control and why? This book promises to show the way for the salvation of humanity before it collapses under its own weight.
If Einstein was into politics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,940. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Physical
A breakthrough in political thinking promises this book with just one original question? Have we ever thought if the population of a community, the sheer size of its members is directly related to the possibility or not of its democratic character? Can true democracy exist only in small societies? Is there an inherent social design for humans, as there is for other species?
The mother and the hero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
The first book of the newancient system (A1) that contains its values and basic guidelines that show to everyone how to deal and resolve the modern problems of humanity.
The Human Ideology
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,750. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
This book makes you aware of ideologies around you, how to form and use them, and how to defend yourself and your family from them, because if ideas can ever harm you in any way, then ideologies certainly can, since ideologies may inflict suffering not only to you and to those around you, but ideologies may bring the whole world to chaos, back to the Dark Ages!
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.”
Save and Grow in practice: maize, rice, wheat: A guide to sustainable cereal production
Price: Free! Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This new book looks at the application of “Save and Grow” practices and technologies to production of the world’s key food security crops. Eco-friendly farming systems are helping smallholder producers to boost cereal yields, improve their incomes and livelihoods, conserve natural resources, reduce negative impacts on the environment, and build resilience to climate change.
The Other Side of the River
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,270. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016 by Womancraft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A deep searching into the ways we become dammed and how we recover fluidity. A journey through memory and time, personal and shared landscapes to discover the source, the flow and the deltas of women and water. Part memoir, part manifesto, part travelogue and part love letter to myth and ecology, The Other Side of the River is an intricately woven tale of finding your flow ... and your roots.
The Universal Perspective of Humankind on Earth
Price: Free! Words: 32,930. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2016 by Clay Road Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Hailing from the Sombrero Galaxy, Yomon is a Universal Traveler and observer who has observed human culture for approximately 100 Earth years. Responding to humankind's message sent in the Voyager 1 space probe and hails from the SETI Institute, "The Universal Perspective" is Yomon's plea for humankind to achieve peace so that it can join the rest of the Universal community.
Blood Trails Across Texas: True Crime Stories as Told by the Men Who Lived Them
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
True crime stories that span Texas from the northern Louisiana border to the Gulf Coast, northwest to San Antonio and the Hill Country, then west again to the rugged desert on the Mexican border. Welcome to the harsh and gritty side of life.
Identical Treatment in the Machine of the Law, The Quest for Transgender Civil Rights
Price: Free! Words: 38,490. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
For an easy way to understand transgenderism and explain it to others read this book. Also, read this book's over 50 speeches that are loaded with ideas and arguments when lobbying for transgender civil rights. For a full discussion of transgenderism see this author's other book "Transgender Complete, A Virtual Handbook" also sold at most eBook retailers.
Surviving Tracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
In 1974, the most destructive tropical cyclone recorded in Australia’s history devastated Darwin on Christmas Eve, turning the city into a war zone. This book is a collection of survivor stories.
El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas 2015-16 (SOCO) Comercio y seguridad alimentaria: lograr un mayor equilibrio entre las prioridades nacionales y el bien colectivo
Price: Free! Words: 38,900. Language: Spanish. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
El objetivo de la presente edición de El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas es de reducir la actual polarización de las opiniones sobre los efectos del comercio agrícola en la seguridad alimentaria y la manera en que este debería gobernarse para conseguir que una mayor apertura al comercio beneficie a todos los países.
The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2015–16 (SOCO). Trade and food security: achieving a better balance between national priorities and the collective good
Price: Free! Words: 30,520. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This edition of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets aims to reduce the current polarization of views on the impacts of agricultural trade on food security and on the manner in which agricultural trade should be governed to ensure that increased trade openness is beneficial to all countries.
La situation des marchés des produits agricoles 2015-16 (SOCO): Commerce et sécurité alimentaire: trouver un meilleur équilibre entre les priorités nationales et le bien commun
Price: Free! Words: 37,570. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
L’objectif de cette édition de La situation des marchés des produits agricoles est d’atténuer la polarisation actuelle des points de vue sur les impacts qu’a le commerce des produits agricoles sur la sécurité alimentaire, et sur la manière dont le commerce agricole devrait être régi de sorte qu’une ouverture accrue aux échanges profite à tous les pays.
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.
Our Sex Saturated Society
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,930. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Marriage & Family
American society is obsessed with sex. This obsession has led to extreme results that would be considered appalling by prior generations, such as: rampant premarital sex which increases AIDS while decreasing trust and commitment between partners; gays/lesbians elevating sex to such an extreme it has become their god; and abortions in which innocent unborns are sometimes yanked out piece by piece.
Transitioning Effortlessly Between Cultures
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This reading will explore Culture Shock and Reverse Culture Shock; helping in detecting the symptoms, and walking through a series of steps for the purpose of overcoming the obstacles that may be felt at different stages. By using personal examples, concepts, and models, travellers will be able to overcome challenging situations and lead them to becoming a multicultural individual.
Yiddish Lost and Found: Eavesdropping on the Ancestors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Yiddish learner and novelist Ellen Galford (author of The Dyke and the Dybbuk, The Fires of Bride and other feminist cult classics) takes a short, sharp look at the fragmentary, battered but tenacious Yiddish that survived three generations of her family’s journey from the Russian Pale of Settlement to the fleshpots of the Bronx and the wilds of New Jersey.
Siria: perchè l'Occidente sbaglia?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,850. Language: Italian. Published: November 20, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
La Guerra civile siriana, scoppiata sull'onda delle Primavere Arabe del 2011, si è trasformata oggi come terreno di scontro delle grandi Potenze ognuna mossa da interessi geopolitici e strategici diversi, dove però il controllo dei flussi energetici verso l'Occidente sembra essere il motivo di contesa principale.