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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Methodological Pluralism and Qualitative Family Research
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
This 100-page article is for graduate students and more experienced researchers who are looking for a relatively brief yet in-depth look at the roots of today's qualitative research. The article is divided into three sections, the early history, the middle years, and contemporary times.
The World We Call Reality
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Series: The Reasonism, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,760. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This is an extraordinary exploration of the real world, inviting you to imagine and reason along the way, while discovering the remarkable world call Reality.
Prometheus Bound
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Series: The Prometheus Trilogy. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,840. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Prometheus Bound explores the timeless elements of the human condition that command us as we all play the power game in our lives. This book is especially for those who want to form a clearer picture of the interaction between the church, the economy, the state, the academy, and the family. It is also for those who want to have a better model and understanding of the world going on around them.
WHAT IS TRUTH? POWERS THAT WERE, POWERS THAT ARE The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media
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Price: Free! Words: 547,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control
The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
Oggi le Nuvole Ballano il Tango
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 26,110. Language: Italian. Published: May 31, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Plays » Caribbean & Latin American
Poesie tanguere ‘Io direi che il tango e la milonga esprimono in maniera diretta qualcosa che i poeti spesso hanno cercato di esprimere con le parole: la convinzione che combattere può essere una festa’ Jorge Luis Borges
A Single Swim
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
A Single Swim follows Courtney Nash's life and death, taking a close look into an amoebic infection few people know about - until it's too late. Tracing as far back as 1960s, Naegleria fowleri and the resulting infection of this parasite have taken more than a dozen lives, with a fatality rate of nearly 100%. This book tells the stories of those victims, and what can happen after a single swim.
Venom of Asps
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Meira bat Erachaim has befriended and was influenced by a wide variety of people from all corners of the world with disparate political opinions and religious beliefs. The places she lived and, more importantly, the people she met helped form her distinctive point of view. Her perspective is unapologetically sincere, sometimes controversial, and never humourless.
A Sense of Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 47,460. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
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The true story of a single mother's descent into criminality.
Why Positivity Can Be A Bad Thing!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Why Positivity Can Be a Bad Thing! is one outlook on the phenomenon called positivity, how it’s changed the world, the people who live in the positive and how they treat those who don’t. The power of positivity can be a good thing if used correctly; if not, those who preach it the loudest are being the biggest hypocrites.
Psychology Subdisciplines A Majority View
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » General
There may be some debate within the field of psychology and beyond of exactly what a subdiscipline is. Is it a genre, a division, or something completely independent of its own? This is a good question pertaining to both the educational and vocational aspects of the field.