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The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2016 (SOFIA): Contributing to food security and nutrition for all
Price: Free! Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This issue of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture aims to provide objective, reliable and up-to-date data and information to a wide range of readers – policy-makers, managers, scientists, stakeholders and indeed all those interested in the fisheries and aquaculture sector.
It Was Their War Too: Canadian Women in World War I
Price: Free! Words: 29,210. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The years of World War I, 1914-1918, were years of change for Canada. Canada made a place for itself in world affairs, and the country found its stride. Women in Canada too found their stride, making significant contributions to Canada’s war efforts, and becoming fully engaged in the social, economic, political and cultural life of the country.
Scary Monsters and Super Freaks: Stories of Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Murder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 178,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
Mike Sager’s bestselling debut collection is now available as an e-Book with new material added. The nineteen true crime stories include tales of porn star John Holmes, superfreak Rick James, beaten motorist Rodney Glenn King, Rap empresario Eazy-E, and many more. Says E! Online: “Don’t pick this one up if you have somewhere to be the next morning."
The Wigwam Murder
Price: $4.77 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
The Wigwam Murder - as the case against August Sangret came to be known - was one of the most brilliant pieces of detection and forensic science then on record. Drs Keith Simpson, Eric Gardner and Gerald Roche Lynch worked together to present a comprehensive body of work that convinced and shocked the jury. It was the first time that a human skull had been produced in a British court room.
True Paranormal Hauntings: What Happens After Dark? Creepy True Paranormal Hauntings And Stories From All Over The World
Price: Free! Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
From haunted islands, confirmed poltergeist cases, to restaurants haunted by an estranged lover, mansions and palaces that serve as a home to a number of ghosts, and even a ghost train that never lets its passengers off, this book will provide all your ghostly curiosity and mystery seeking needs.
The Limitations of Household Surveys: Methodological Considerations in the Selection of the Unit of Analysis
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
One of the most widely used methods of socioeconomic data collection employed by international development and environmental conservation organizations is household surveys. However, the household is a highly diverse entity. This book addresses the variability and complexity of households, questioning their adequacy as a unit of statistical analysis in survey research.
Food Outlook: Biannual Report on Global Food Markets. June 2016
Price: Free! Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This issue of Food Outlook includes a special features section,"Pulses: A multi-faceted crop" that presents information and production, consumption and trade statistics on pulses, the contribution of pulses to environmental sustainability and nutritional benefits of pulses.
Jade Partido
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Pragmatics
El Jade Partido es considerado el símbolo del exilio de Confucio, cuando el ministro Ji, a nombre del rey del reino de Lu, le envía un jade partido al maestro. A partir de este momento, la vida del filósofo se parte en dos: el político y el educador. El jade partido simboliza al Confucio educador y el jade completo simboliza al Confucio político.
Blown Away: Lost From the Storm
Series: The Road to Reinvention, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Natural history
I had been working so hard to achieve my goals. I couldn't believe that I had to face a roadblock of this magnitude. I had no idea how I was ever going to get back on track after living through a tornado. I wasn’t even sure how I was going to get through the coming days and weeks. This is the emotional true account of what I experienced during and after this terrifying event.
Terror-istmo y Terror-ismo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Pragmatics
En el fenómeno del terrorismo es donde mejor se puede apreciar la irracionalidad en la era contemporánea. Mediante la lógica de la doble negación, se fabrican constructos culturales con los cuales se justifica la violencia del terror. Mediante una lógica ambivalente, se fabrican Disensos para subsumir los terminos negativos de la cultura desde los términos considerados positivos.
Perchè fanno la Jihad - I foreign fighters europei e la loro vera minaccia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,260. Language: Italian. Published: June 21, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Essay » Political
Libro sulla minaccia rappresentata dai combattenti di origine europea che si arruolano nelle fila dell'Isis per combattere in Siria e Iraq, ma anche per compiere attentati in Europa, come già accaduto con i fatti di Parigi e Bruxelles.
The Call
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The CALL is a long-term attempt to address the Social-Emergency Era (SEE) that we are currently in and recreate the Balanced Nature that did exist in the beginning, also known as the Gene of Creation. This is to be accomplished through the distinctive avenue of the 'Women' in today's society, who are considered the nurturers of society.
Asesino Perfecto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: Spanish. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Baudrillard plantea la disolución de lo real como un crimen perfecto perpetuado por la tecnología. La realidad es desmaterializada en la realidad virtual y los objetos pierden su sombra para volverse transparentes en las pantallas de efectos luminosos, producto de la codificación del lenguaje de máquina.
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.
La guerra silenziosa - La crisi dell'Europa e la rinascita mediterranea che ci salverà
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: Italian. Published: June 15, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Libro sulla crisi che sta colpendo sopratutto i Paesi dell'Europa mediterranea a vantaggio di quelli nordeuropei e il modo per uscire dalla dittatura dell'Euro. Con intervista all'economista Antonio Maria Rinaldi
Leyenda: Cine sobre Símbolos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: Spanish. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
“Leyenda: Cine sobre Símbolos” es un estudio simbólico de la película Leyenda, del director Ridley Scott. Esta es quizá la única película sobre símbolos hecha hasta el momento. Otros directores han intentado hacerlo, pero sus símbolos terminan disueltos en las imágenes o en alegorías, otros tipos de signos diferentes del símbolo.
Settlement Patterns and Ecosystem Pressures in the Peruvian Rainforest: Understanding the Impacts of Indigenous Peoples on Biodiversity
Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
To what extent do regional socioeconomic processes influence the level of ecosystem pressure being exerted by indigenous groups? In Manu National Park, increments in environmental pressures have been associated with an increased disruption of the indigenous livelihoods, created mostly by the intensification of regional socioeconomic activities and changes in settlement patterns.
Armiño: Simbolismo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,800. Language: Spanish. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Pragmatics
“Armiño: Simbolismo” es un estudio sobre el simbolismo del armiño en la historia de la humanidad. Durante la Edad Media se realizó la construcción cultural de la pureza de sangre como fundamento para el gobierno de la monarquía. La sangre azul como se la llama en los cuentos de hadas, se trata de hacer pasar por un hecho natural, pero en realidad es una construcción simbólica del hombre
Matthew Desmond’s EVICTED: Poverty and Profit in the American City | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge. Based on years of embedded fieldwork, this masterful book transforms our understanding of extreme poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving a devastating, uniquely American problem.
Historical Overview of Racism in the Military - Colonial Period, American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, Indian Campaigns, Spanish-American, World War I and II, Korean, Vietnam, Contemporary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » History » Military
This overview is designed to assist the reader in acknowledging and understanding the historical context of overt racist and discriminatory policies and practices in our military and how these dynamics and policies were perpetuated within the Armed Services.