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Knowing Guns: The Ins and Outs of Firearms and Firearm Politics for the Uninitiated
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 63,450. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
No matter where you stand in the debate on guns, getting good, unbiased information is often difficult. "Knowing Guns" is an attempt to correct this deficit. Written for everyone from those completely unfamiliar with firearms to the enthusiast/activist on either side of the debate, readers will refer to this book again and again. Fully footnoted with sources.
After SETI Then What?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
We’re looking in all the wrong ways for intelligent life in space, but, what if we found it? Would they be friendly? Would they give us all the magic they have learned to perform? Would they enrich our lives? Even if they just said hello and let’s be friends, what would be the natural outcome of having them visit? Should we be looking for and calling for them to come here?
Theory in Information Behaviour Research
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
A collection of chapters on key theories employed in research into information behaviour, i.e., how people interact with information. The chapters are written by known researchers who have employed the theories in their work.
Crime Does Pay -- A True Crime Epic (3 Books In 1)
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Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 415,490. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Crime Does Pay is an unvarnished record of how to avoid the pitfalls of becoming a victim by your crime-ridden employer, corrupt judges, a de facto state and last but not least, your assigned assassins! This shocking true crime and murderous story is a riveting account that exposes . . . All The Dirt! Its the first true crime thriller of its kind, read and live another day!
Culture Briefing: France - Your guide to French culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: France provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the French people. Whether traveling to France, working on a class paper or doing business with the French, you'll find Culture Briefing: France an invaluable resource.
The A.N.S.W.E.R
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,990. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
The book contains a 10 point plan, or 10 proposals from The Answer Movement (TAM), including greatly strengthening the United Nations Organization (UNO), and an International Code for Uniform Culture (ICUC), which if successfully put into place, would make our world a much better place for everyone The book also contains discussion of organized religion in detail.
Blah, Blah, Blah: A Glorified Thread of Observations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A short book, basically a structured stream of consciousness, discussing thoughts about living in this era and concerns about subjects and things that seem to be challenges in this agricultural, dogmatized society.
Freedom is Free
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,190. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
FREEDOM IS FREE is a book about history, political economy and social psychology. It brings together quotes from champions of classical liberalism such as John Locke, Adam Smith, Thomas Jefferson, and Ludwig von Mises. In doing so, it recontextualizes these figures within the 21st century, making their philosophies all the more relevant to modern day readers.
Figuring Out The Natives: A traveler's guide to exploring cultures
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Figuring Out The Natives helps you broaden your travel horizons by showing you how to explore and understand the culture, customs and ways of the people who live where you travel. Discover how to add immeasurably to the richness and quality of your travels by getting a solid feel for the day-to-day life of the ordinary people who make up the country in which you are traveling.
Culture Briefing: Mexico - Your guide to Mexican culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Mexico provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Mexican people. Whether traveling to Mexico, working on a class paper or doing business with the Mexicans, you'll find Culture Briefing: Mexico an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: Netherlands - Your guide to Dutch culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Netherlands provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Dutch people. Whether traveling to the Netherlands, working on a class paper or doing business with the Dutch, you'll find Culture Briefing: Netherlands an invaluable resource.
Agricultural Value Chains for Development
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
Agricultural value chains, when the poor and other marginal groups participate in them, hold considerable promise for helping reduce poverty and promoting inclusive growth. Under the right conditions, value chains can move smallholder farmers from subsistence into commercial agriculture. This ebook focuses on crucial lessons for effective value chains based on Asian Development Bank experience.
Growing in Age: Ageing in today’s society
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Philip Garside. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Growing in Age covers many aspects of ageing: - Society and it’s attitudes - The personal journey of ageing - How relationships change - Changes and challenges of loss and grief, depression, dementia and dying - Caring for older people in their homes, in family and in residential care settings - Contributions older people make in their community and their legacy for future generations.
LIVING ZEN! The Story of Zen With 26 Principles & Practices That Will Help You Succeed in Life!
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,470. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
This book recounts the origin of zen meditation in India, its movement into China, Korea and Japan where it became a primary feature of the way of Japan's samurai warriors, and presents the 13 principles and 13 practices that made Japan's most famous samurai so successful in fighting duels to the death...all applicable to both business and regular life in today's world.
A Girl's Guide to the Heroine's Journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Suitable for all ages, this book examines 17 myths of the heroic woman from around the world. Asian, European, African, Native American (North AND South America), Australian, and Oceanic stories are re-told, examined, and discussed in detail. Each examination includes activities designed to appeal to girls 7 years old and older.
Soy Gilberto Gerena Valentín: memorias de un puertorriqueño en Nueva York
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: Spanish. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Gilberto Gerena Valentín is one of the key figures in the development of New York’s Puerto Rican community between the 1940s and the 1970s. In his memoirs, Gilberto Gerena Valentín takes us to the core of the ongoing union, political, social and cultural struggles set forth by Puerto Ricans between the years following the Great Migration and the 1970s.
Dust Net
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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Walls have always given us privacy, safeguarding us from the eyes and ears of others. That’s about to change. Surveillance drones the size of insects will be superseded by surveillance devices the size of specks of dust floating in the breeze. They will watch us, but they will also let us communicate with each other in ways that no government or corporation will be able to intercept or block.
Between River and Rock: How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,430. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Drenched in gallows humor, Between River and Rock (How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments) is Norman Ball’s scathing report of TV’s—and the Internet’s—insidious impact on the American psyche. Yes, our endless gazing at telescreens has been mocked, scorned and rebuked before but never with such soul-force and literary panache. Before reading Norman Ball, please extinguish all devices.
Growing in Age and Wisdom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Philip Garside. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Anne Millar provides encouragement for older people in these inspirational reflections on the meaning and purpose found in growing older. These short, readable articles are grouped into broad topics of: • Making Meaning • Health and Harmony • Relationships and Realities • Edges and Endings • Seasons and Stages
I Forget to Remember
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Living with a brain impairment, my funny, sometimes sad, insightful account of what happened to me, how it changed my life, for the better, and the insights I can share to fully understand what we go through, physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. This book is written in short chapters, allowing readers to input their own stories, struggles and to help those who love them understand.