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Piccolo spaccato italiano
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Price: $2.65 USD. Words: 18,350. Language: Italian. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Piccolo spaccato italiano. Un libro di Antonello Siti (pseudonimo di Antonio Tisi). Frammenti di storia del periodo che va tra la primavera del 2012 a quella del 2014. Uno strettissimo, ma altrettanto significativo, lasso di tempo. Fatti, notizie, statistiche e tendenze di un'Italia recente.
Pardon My Prejudice - America's Excuse for Bigotry
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Americans don’t talk enough with each other about bigotry. Yet most of us can identify with that feeling of discomfort as someone blurts out a stupid racial or ethnic remark. “Pardon My Prejudice, America’s Excuse for Bigotry,” is a candid, revealing look at the undercurrent of hatred in our society. Anecdotes, observations, and hard facts make this sensitive subject matter approachable.
Feasts and All Their Finery: Elegant Dining in Old Regime France
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,260. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Le Grand draws on a classic cookbook and several forgotten memoirs to bring a wealth of details on menus, table decoration, royal households, customs, and entertainments to those who study the Middle Ages, food history, decoration or simply France in all its infinite variety. For the first time, this rich and unique text is available in English.
Thoughts from a Christian Libertarian: Essays, Rants, and Musings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A writer and mother thinks about liberty, responsibility, God, and country. She struggles with the realities of being a Christian in a country founded on freedom of conscience, yet drifting toward collectivism and tyranny. She offers ideas for strengthening the family, protecting individual liberty, and generally fighting back against a culture that is in decline.
#EuroMaidan: Rising for Freedom and Democracy in Ukraine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This book gives you a photo centric view point on this popular uprising against an oppressive regime. The first of its kind on the market it beholds over 200 photographs of numerous photo journalists from Ukraine capturing the events from the very beginning to the uprisings in late January.
The 90-Minute Effect: How We Shape Our Lives by the Hollywood Formula and Rarely Reach Our Own Happy Endings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
'The 90-Minute Effect' explores the subtle manner in which all good stories are molded and shows how we as audience members shape our own lives according to what we see on screen and read in books.
Mental Toughness - Mastering Your Mind
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,710. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
dr steve harris, successful business man, academic, world champion sportsman, former mind coach for an international sport team and conference speaker. this background has spawned a book on mental toughness. it is based on the outcomes of his phd thesis and goes beyond his scientific and personal truths delving into what leaders in the field and authors claim about mastering your mind
Margins of the Nation: Sri Lanka in Postcolonial Perspectives
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
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The Queen Must Live: Mythic Patterns of Royalty, Sexuality, and Mortality
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
"The Queen Must Live" is a study of the eternal struggle between male strengths and female powers. Recurrent shared motifs, drawn from these stories, provide a chapter-by-chapter analysis. As a species that could be called Homo narratans, human beings have acknowledged and honored both sides of this perpetual, persistent conflict.
Standing Apart for Reaching the Peak - Follow My Way
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Series: Personality Development, Book 5. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 27,720. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Gradually bringing the focus on the most desired point is the essence of success, and this is achievable only when the person stands on his/her own feet away from mental interventions of the crowd around. Here is an account how I practically stood apart and reached the most desired destination of my life. Each of us has a unique desired destination but ways of reaching that remain the same.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
Viewpoints: The Pros and Cons of Four Contemporary Issues Challenging America
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
There are two sides to every issue. This book looks at the pros and cons of four of the biggest issues facing America: Gun Control, Immigration, Gay Marriage, Torture Each topic is written about objectively leaving it up to the reader to decide what they believe. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
Hello My Big Big Honey
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 53,560. Language: German. Published: January 27, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Hello My Big Big Honey von Dave Walker & Richard S. Ehrlich, Deutsche Fassung "Hello My Big Big Honey!" ist eine bis dahin nie erzählte Darstellung der Liebesleben von Bangkoker Barmädchen und den Ausländern, von denen die Mädchen gemietet werden – und sich dazu in ihren eigenen Worten bekennen.
The Transformation of Criminal Due Process in the Administrative State: The Targeted Urban Crime Narcotics Task Force
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Classic study in law & society, available to scholars & others in criminal justice, due process & policing. The author reflects: "...it was my first day in the field that the police liaison to the district attorney's probation revocation program exclaimed, 'Forget rights! Forget right to jury! Forget right to bail! There are no rights!' " This book shows how due process became mere administration.
FINE DEL MONDO, FINE DELLA STORIA O FINE DELL' INFERNO SULLA TERRA?
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 517,760. Language: Italian. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
Recentemente è stata paventata la "fine della storia", più di recente persino la "fine del mondo", ma le persone comuni e gli intellettuali aspettano da millenni una palingenesi che consenta la "fine dell' inferno sulla terra", ossia la fine del contrasto tra individui e società. Per raggiungere questo risultato occorre che gli esseri umani acquistino la piena conoscenza scientifica della realtà!
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 85,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México, es un libro que nace de una intención feminista comprometida intelectual y éticamente para el abordaje de fenómenos sociales que limitan, obstaculizan y detienen el avance y desarrollo de las mujeres en la frontera norte de México.
American Celebration
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious)
Thoroughly researched, American Celebration analyzes and discusses the various components of holidays, festivals, and celebrations. Why do brides wear white? Why do new fathers pass out cigars? These, and many more questions are answered in depth and detail.
Educated Police - An Ethnographic Study of Opinions
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Tom Staciwa is a current serving Detective Senior Constable in the NSW Police Force. This book contains research conducted with police in NSW on the effects of different types of education for police officers. This research will be useful to serving police, those interested in joining the police and members of the community interested in policing and education.
Love, Money, Sex and Death in the 21st Century
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Love, Money, Sex and Death. A mind-blowing series of essays concerning ten ethical and moral dilemmas facing modern science as well as the rest of humanity. The 21st Century is sure going to be interesting. A non-fiction hypertext, illustrated.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 2
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este segundo volumen de Historia, Tradiciones y Leyendas de calles de México, constituye un universo completo, orgánico, cerrado: el reflejo de una ciudad durante toda una época, de sus conflictos y sus diferencias, tanto sociales como culturales, de sus creencias y supersticiones, de sus miserias y grandezas.