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Place of Women In China
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 167. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
In ancient China, the place of women in the Chinese society was not commendable, for they were compelled to spend their lives under the dominance of the males. There was no gender equality before the Cultural Revolution in China.
Reiseleiter - Herr oder Diener
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dieses Buch zeigt die Lebenswelt des Reiseleiters. Seine Strategien des Handelns auf Reisen. Durch Erzählungen, Anekdoten,Darstellungen und Interpretationen von Situationen, denen der Reiseleiter ausgesetzt ist. Der Illusion der Freiheit und Gemütlichkeit des Tätigkeitsbereiches, wie es aus der romantisch verklärten Sicht vieler Reisenden erscheint, steht eine ganz andere Realität gegenüber
Drifters: Stories from the Dark Side of Delinquency
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
The world has changed… Teenagers exist in a different world than you grew up in. Video games, gun violence, sexting, and bullying have all exploded onto the scene, leaving many parents shut off from their children and vice versa. In that vacuum, too many kids gravitate toward darker temptations, but there is hope.
The Author's Guide to Surviving Hitler
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Social science
Andrea Warren shares with readers how she wrote her award-winning book, Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps, and how the book aligns with the Common Core State Standards for critical thinking, reading, speaking, and writing.
Interviews with the Masters: A Companion to Robert Greene's Mastery
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Price: Free! Words: 260,210. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013 by Story Ark Creative. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A companion to the #1 New York Times Bestseller Mastery More than 20,000 hours of research and thought went into Robert Greene's stunning book, Mastery. In a departure from his previous works, Robert Greene interviewed nine contemporary masters. Those interviews are now available to readers for the first time.
Curse Of The Kennedys And Other Powerful Family Tragedies
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Curse of the Kennedys investigates famous bloodlines from the Bhuttos to the Brandos, and examines the tragedies that have befallen them as their family has evolved over the years. The Bhuttos, another powerful political dynasty, have suffered terrible moments that would not be out of place in a Hollywood movie.
Jose Rizal: The First Filipino Phenom
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You set the price! Words: 20,380. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
Even before other great Filipinos (like Manny Pacquiao, Efren Reyes, Paeng Nepomuceno, etc.) emerged in the scene, the Philippine national hero had already exhibited his superb multi-dimensional talents, skills, and abilities and the world had seen it. This book written in partnership with OurHappySchool.com and Philippine-Guide.com expounds Jose Rizal’s phenomenal accomplishments and legacies.
The Real and Imaginary Atlantis
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
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A new theory of Atlantis is developed assuming that Plato’s tale was based on an original story that was badly muddled as it was passed on by word of mouth. By removing the apparent errors from the story a revised Atlantis is proposed. An era in the ancient world is identified that has many similarities to this revised Atlantis, and points to the possible location of the large island and seaport.
Why I Won't Hire Black People
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Price: Free! Words: 24,780. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
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Have you ever wondered why certain groups of people are rarely the first choice for employment? Would you rather have someone of a different race provide you with services such as fixing your car, caring for your child or preparing your taxes? Is the only reason there is diversity in your office a direct result of affirmative action?
Openers: 100 Ways to Say Hi to New People
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Price: Free! Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This book is about how to get acquainted with new people. Openers and theories in this book didn't come from imagination of the author, they were created and field-tested by the world best dating coaches and ordinary people. Main focus of this book is getting acquainted with purpose of dating, but most of the knowledge can be applied for business environment as well. It is writen short and simple.
Maslow's Triangle: Short Tales of a Homeless Chick
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
As homeless statistics continue to grow, this timely narrative offered by Frankie delves intimately into the life of the homeless by sharing personal stories of her time car camping. Infused with this thoughtful narrative is compelling commentary on current social issues. This quick read is told with a kind of blunt honesty that offers a laugh, a cry, a story of triumph, and a challenge to think.
Expulsés du Soudan
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: French. Published: November 6, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Ils sont jeunes, naïfs et débutent dans le monde du journalisme. Ils décident de s’installer au Soudan. D’avril 2011 à janvier 2012, ils se confrontent à l’exercice de leur métier sous une dictature où la Charia est la norme. Indépendants, et donc sans l’appui de grands médias, ils se voient obligés de jouer aux apprentis faussaires pour raconter ce qu’ils voient.
Racism: The Absence of Good
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Racism: The Absence of Good is a collection of essays regarding the black experience in America and focuses on the trials and struggles of African-Americans.
100 Unique Proverbs of Tunisia
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Pragmatics
A unique collection of Tunisian proverbs: Enjoyable, instructive, fun-to-share proverbs. Highly recommended to everyone, especially word and semantics lovers. After research, Carefully selected proverbs, translated as faithfully as possible, The author has deliberately chosen not to explain the proverbs, inviting the reader to use his/her own imagination and powerful interpretative skills!
El Veredicto de la Historia
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 104,670. Language: Spanish. Published: November 4, 2013 by Ediciones Marxismo Vivo. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Han transcurrido ya veinte años desde el fin de la Unión Soviética y algunos más desde que el capitalismo fue restaurado en el “bloque socialista”. La burguesía anunció la “muerte del socialismo”, la “superioridad del capitalismo”, y declaró obsoletos el marxismo y las ideas revolucionarias. El autor intenta analizar la restauración en Rusia China y Cuba desde una perspectiva marxista.
Smartphones und andere kulturelle Katastrophen Nomophobie-Studie zur Lage der Nation
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Price: $6.44 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
66 Prozent der britischen Bevölkerung sind handysüchtig. Diese Zahl geisterte im Jahr 2012 unkommentiert durch die Medien. Das Team von m!nd store marketing wollte es wissen: Wie groß ist die Angst, nicht mehr am digitalen Datenstrom teilhaben zu können? Wie groß ist die Panik vor mobiler Isolation in Deutschland? Fazit: Auch in Deutschland tendieren 6 von 10 Befragten zu nomophobem Ver-halten.
Honeymoon! A Sizzle or a Fizzle: Prepare Mentally, Physically and Emotionally for the Best Time of Your Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,970. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
You’ll find everything you need to know about a Honeymoon to remember in ‘Honeymoon! A Sizzle or a Fizzle’ Whether you’re thinking of leisure from dawn to dusk, activities day and night, great dining experience, learning new skills, touring nature’s wonders or exploring some of the most exotic cities of the world, this book will help you plan the honeymoon of your dreams.
Hope or Terror: Gandhi and the Other 9/11
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
100 years before September 11, 2001, on September 11, 1906, M.K. Gandhi officially launched the world's first Satyagraha, or strategic, nonviolent resistance campaign. In this short book, noted peace scholar Michael Nagler tells the story of the birth of Satyagraha (literally "clinging to truth") in South Africa.
Blood & Incest: The Unholy Beginning of the Universe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,970. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Volume 5 in the Paleoastronomy Series continues the journey of uncovering the beliefs of human prehistory through an investigation of the earliest moments of the mystical creation of the world, the arising of mythological characters representing the contending forces of the universe, and the uncovering of the strange divine origins of humankind.
Guidelines To Active Workers
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 26,720. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba lays down the rules and principles to be followed in Sathya Sai Organizations all over the world. By following His guidelines, which are oriented towards transforming the individual, in order to enable him to walk the golden road of spirituality, we can promote our spiritual growth and hasten our arrival at our journey's end – home – to God.