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More Water, Less Meat?
By Bruno McGrath
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Pandora Poikilos. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
“If the wars of this century were fought over oil, the wars of the next century will be fought over water.” Ismail Serageldin (1995) This ebook will focus on the feasibility of maintaining a vegetarian diet and decreasing meat consumption to preserve the global water supply, while pointing out the key problem areas as to how this situation came about in the first place.
The Big Little Book of Native American Wit and Wisdom
By Anna Kolouthon
Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 3. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
Who said American Indians have no sense of humor? Relive the scathingly satiric press releases of the American Indian Movement and other humorous, inspiring and heart-rending material from the first 15 years of Panther's Lodge. Read genealogical posts on little-known tribes from the Southeast like the Blackfoot, Yuchi and Whitetop Cherokee (a whole tribe of people with the same last names).
No End to the Shit that Pisses Me Off
By Peg Tittle
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Magenta. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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War rape, profit, baby androids, tax exemptions for churches, make-up, having kids, assisted suicide, abortion, grades inflation, littering, business ethics… Philosophy with an attitude. Because the unexamined life is dangerous.
Culture Briefing: Italy - Your guide to Italian culture and customs
By Bob Martin
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Italy provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Italian people. Whether traveling to Italy, working on a class paper or doing business with the Italians, you'll find Culture Briefing: Italy an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: India - Your guide to Indian culture and customs
By Bob Martin
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: India provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Indian people. Whether traveling to India, working on a class paper or doing business with the Indians, you'll find Culture Briefing: India an invaluable resource.
Fear of Death: It's About Life, Actually. Let's Talk About It
By Amy Wallace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
What do all human beings have in common? All the self-help books in the world can’t change the fact that we all will die. What if we weren’t so afraid of death, or of even talking about it? The fear of death – even when below our conscious awareness – underlies all fears. But, as Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and David Kessler remind us in Life Lessons … “Fear doesn’t stop death; it stops life."
Переезд в Америку для Чайников
By Владимир Беляев
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,130. Language: Russian. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
О чем же эта книга? Если коротко, о моем опыте адаптации в США. Но не только, о жизни в Америке, о культуре и менталитете американцев. Советы и сценарии, как рассчитать свои шаги, снять квартиру или купить дом, как искать работу, и чем заняться в свободное время при наличии свободных денег.
Lifetime Economics
By Bob Blain
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
The rules of Lifetime Economics are: 1. Value in use time, 2. Price in work time, and 3. Profit in free time. Economics as we know it today has departed so far from reality that it needs to be replaced. Lifetime economics is intended to do that, bring economics back down to earth. Learn here the meaning of real capital, real debt, real investment, and real Gross Domestic Product.
Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation-20 Years of a Successful Regional Cooperation
By Engin Sabanci
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Countries in the Black Sea Basin established BSEC seeking a region-wide solution to their common problems with a sense of political and economic belonging to the Black Sea. Member states joined the cooperation without considering settling their problems and demands in a satisfying manner. They were quite pleased with the idea to balance their interests instead of settling their security concerns.
Culture Briefing: China - Your guide to Chinese culture and customs
By Bob Martin
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: China provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Chinese people. Whether traveling to China, working on a class paper or doing business with the Chinese, you'll find Culture Briefing: China an invaluable resource.
International Human Rights: Universalism Versus Relativism
By Alison Dundes Renteln
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,500. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS is a classic socio-legal study of the incompatibility and possible reconciliation of competing views of cultural relativism and absolute fundamental human rights. It features prodigious research and insight that is often cited by academics, rights lawyers, and activists over two decades. This edition adds a new foreword by Tom Zwart and a new preface by the author.
Ballistic Basics
By J. Gunnar Grey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Dingbat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
There's a lot involved in firearms and ballistics. But with this handy primer in your e-reader, you'll be armed and ready to write before you can say "submachine gun." Oh, and did I mention it's illustrated?
Irish Mythology
By David Huttner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,010. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Irish mythology, the world's best mythology, is too rich to cram into one book, even a three volume book like "Decoding the Deluge." As I said in DTD, it's "Everything you'd ever want to know about the deluge (Species War)." This work contains my interpretations of the cream of Irish Mythology, the myths and myth-tales collected by Jeremiah Curtin in the late 1800s from the Gaelic-speaking folk.
Witte geef geld
By Marcia Luyten
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,370. Language: Dutch. Published: April 27, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Twee jaar lang woonde Marcia Luyten in Kigali, de hoofdstad van Rwanda. Dicht bij huis en op rondreis leerde ze vele Afrikanen kennen, van haar eigen kok en tuinvrouw tot zakenmannen en een minister. Aan de hand van hun opzienbarende, soms aangrijpende levensverhalen, schetst Luyten een caleidoscopisch portret van hedendaags Afrika.
The Social Worker Survival Guide
By Jane Dode
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
In this volume I discuss the four biggest unpleasant surprises that recent graduates and newly employed social workers are confronted with in their career. These four surprises are also the biggest causes of burnout, bitterness, and early retirement (including getting fired and changing careers). However, this can be avoided. Most postgraduate college courses for this profession will not teach
Face of the New Peoples Army of the Philippines Volume Two Samar
By Frans Welman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,990. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
In Face of the New Peoples Army Frans Welman looks at the people behind the struggle for their rights. Often depicted as rebels, killers, criminals and the like they actually live in a semi feudal, a post colonial society where they are oppressed and exploited. The Government of the Philippines condones this exploitation of the poor and deploys its Army against its own people, cheap labor by milli
Face of the New Peoples Army of the Philippines, Volume One Cordillera
By Frans Welman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
In Face of the New Peoples Army Frans Welman looks at the people behind the struggle for their rights. Often depicted as rebels, killers, criminals and the like they actually live in a semi feudal, a post colonial society where they are oppressed and exploited. The Government of the Philippines condones this exploitation of the poor and deploys its Army against its own people, cheap labor by milli
Between David and Goliath
By Frans Welman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Regional studies
Over a decade of Ceasefire and Peace Talks between India and Nagalim; Peace Negotiations in Practice - The Indo-Naga experience
Burma - The Uprising
By Frans Welman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Sequel to Oh Burma the Uprising is more than a decade later and deals with the ‘suppressive’ situation Burmese people are in just before and just after the second Uprising. It also contains two accounts of Nagas and the Military in the extreme Northwest of the country.
Oh Burma Vol 2
By Frans Welman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Feeling the pulse of the Burmese people of Burma, before the 1988 popular uprising and not yet renamed to Myanmar. The dynamics of what happens when people live under unbearable pressure and yet find ways for much needed relief. That the uprising came we know, but the people then did not and express with risk what happens when a country, their country is abandoned and military dictators can do as