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State of Power 2015: An annual anthology on global power and resistance
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
State of Power seeks to examine different dimensions of globalised power, unmasking the key holders of power and identifying sources of transformative counter-power. The essays cover an impressive breadth of themes, from corporate law to the dominance of the financial sector, from big mining to food speculation, to the struggles challenging power in Mexico, Mozambique, Italy and Greece.
La strategia del canguro - L'Australia tra l'alleato americano ed il partner cinese.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: Italian. Published: January 24, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
L'Australia oggi intende giocare un ruolo sempre più attivo come Potenza regionale inserita nella fondamentale area geopolitica del Pacifico asiatico.
A Derailment
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Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,280. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Tells of our hero's attempt to grasp the nature of seasons, English Speaking People, the London Underground and the domination of Saxons by their Norman overlords.
Everyone's An Asshole Except Kids and Seniors: A Book of Normal Thinking
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,110. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
The feel-good quotes flooding our social media walls often confuse rather than inspire, keep us dissatisfied in our relationships and jobs, and make us feel like we’re never good enough. Thankfully, this book is full of logical and factual thoughts that explain how, despite the world continuing to get worse, the problems you may be having in it have little to do with you.
Rise of the Drone
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You set the price! Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Tyranny and Mutation.
Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 185,120. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Be a Hobbit examines the problems facing the Earth today through the lens of Tolkien’s world. Middle Earth faced destruction from Sauron and Saruman; our world is under attack from the 'Two Towers’: Ignorance & Fear, and Poverty & Greed. Our world has lost its 'Shireness.' Be a Hobbit is a guide to bringing it back, from the bottom up: one Hobbit, one home, and one Shire at a time.
Where I Stand: On the Signing Community and My DeafBlind Experience
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by Handtype Press. Category: Essay » Literature
This collection of essays from one of the country’s leading voices on issues facing the signing community appears at a time of troubling trends and exciting new developments. Filled with startling observations and unapologetic assertions, Where I Stand challenges and broadens readers’ understanding of an important but often overlooked community.
CHOSEN CHILDREN - Billion Dollar Babies in America's Failed Foster Care, Adoption & Prison Systems
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 159,500. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Discover the shocking stories and statistics behind the stories of the "chosen" ones, the "billion dollar babies" in America's failed Foster Care, Adoption and Prison systems.
Faces: Imprisoned Women and Their Struggle with the Criminal Justice System
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
In 2008 a group of women serving life sentences for capital crimes decided to reach out to at-risk youth and warn them of the consequences of bad choices. With the mantra: If we can help just one kid, all this work will be worth it, they produced and performed a play: FACES. The play became a phenomenon and reached hundreds of people—in the prison and at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Cultural Resources and Archaeology (Rainbow Series) Part 3 - Effects on Prehistoric Ceramics, Stone Artifacts, Rock Images, Fire Behavior and Effects
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review provides a synthesis of the effects of fire on cultural resources, which can be used by fire managers, cultural resource (CR) specialists, and archaeologists to more effectively manage wildland vegetation, fuels, and fire.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Cultural Resources and Archaeology (Rainbow Series) Part 1 - Effects on Prehistoric Ceramics, Stone Artifacts, Rock Images, Fire Behavior and Effects
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review provides a synthesis of the effects of fire on cultural resources, which can be used by fire managers, cultural resource (CR) specialists, and archaeologists to more effectively manage wildland vegetation, fuels, and fire.
Caos - Economia, strategia e geopolitica nel Mondo globalizzato
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 207,430. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: 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.
“Ufuk Ötesi” Cilt - I
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,930. Language: Turkish. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Bu eseri niçin okumalısınız? Değerli kitap dostları; Kitap okumak, karanlıkta ışık olmaktır. Kitap dostlarının konuşmaları güçlü, düşünceleri berrak olur. Okuyan-araştıran insanların hafızalarında nitelikli bilgilerinden oluşan bir bilgi havuzu oluşur. Maalesef, insanlarımızın pek çoğu, kitap, gazete, dergi ve makale okumaktan hoşlanmıyor.
I Am Vietnamese
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Price: Free! Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Think Pho Ga for the Vietnamese soul. This is an edgy collection of 70+ English short stories from Vietnamese people across the world about our struggles with cultural identity, failure, parents, expectations, and life itself. Contributing authors include best-sellers Madeline Truong, Andrew Pham, Andrew Lam, and MasterChef Christine Ha, and many talented amateurs.
The Diamond & the Star
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
With the world and the human race facing serious problems ranging from global warming, environmental despoliation, terrorism, war and a major economic downturn, many writers are trying to goad mankind into action. The author argues they `are written in an evangelical or rhetorical way, as though society can somehow be swayed into adopting some new or im-proved consciousness'.
How I Became a Conservative
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Price: Free! Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
(1.00 from 2 reviews)
An odyssey through college, New York slums, domestic version of the peace corps, welfare, running a home for mental patients, land-lording, and writing.
Jak přišel svět na svět
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: Czech. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Jak si lidé z různých končin planety Země představovali stvoření světa? Různě. V této knize je shrnuto více než sto padesát pověstí, evropskými počínaje, přes Asii, obě Ameriky a Tichý oceán až ke kolébce lidstva, Africe.
Dziedzictwo religijne Islamu. Ideologiczny asumpt eskalacji konfliktu społeczno-politycznego na tle kulturowo-cywilizacyjnego pluralizmu
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 42,570. Language: Polish. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
Celem pracy było scharakteryzowanie źródeł wszelkich elementów wpływających na negatywne reperkusje w kwestii zawiązanego dialogu chrześcijańsko-islamskiego na tle zmieniającej się rzeczywistości i kierunku możliwych interpretacji prognostycznych dalszego rozwoju procesów odziaływujących na dynamikę uniwersalistycznej wizji determinizmu religijno-kulturowego i warunków potencjalnej uniformizacji.
Puppets of Faith: Theory of Communal Strife
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Price: Free! Words: 83,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
How is it that the western-educated, non-conformist, Muslim youth all over, not to speak of the fresh converts that too from the Christian world get attracted to fight for Islam and die for it? This novel exercise that delves into this least explored aspect of Islamic ethos has the potential to expand the horizons of the Muslim mind for universal good.
A Weaver of Inclines
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Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Weaver of Inclines, tells of our hero's first attempt to belong to the clans of the English. This attempt is ably assisted by a man of many parts whose substance and advice is up for debate.