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21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Camp Planning for Displaced Persons (Air Force Handbook 10-222) - Safety, Gender Considerations, USAID, Humanitarian Relief, NGOs, Multinational Forces
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Camp construction for displaced persons (DPs) falls within military Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA) operations. The tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) associated with FHA throughout this handbook can be directly applied to displaced persons camp planning and construction.
Wrongly Convicted
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
We all have a fear of being accused of something we didn’t do and being punished accordingly. When this happens the injustice can be infuriating, but usually the situation can be resolved quickly and peacefully. Sometimes, however, this occurs on such an unfathomably huge scale that it results in our freedom being taken away from us.
From Peasant Girls to Bangkok Masseuses
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
In the poorer parts of the north and north-east of Thailand, peasant girls are induced to go to Bangkok and become prostitutes earning their living as "masseuses". Their remittances enable their families to meet their basic housing, water and education needs. The author portrays the world of these girls and then traces its relationship with the pattern of rural and national development.
Women and Sport in India and the World: Examining the History and Suggesting Policy Reforms
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
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Do you know of female cricketers outperforming male counterparts while playing each other? Or about female car-racers who compete with men and win? Ever wondered what challenges female sportspersons face and have faced historically? What steps have been taken to promote gender equality in sport? And what more needs to be done? Here's a book that deals with these questions.
DRIESSEN: A model for climate-change fraud by global asia renewable energy
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Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
“Dangerous manmade global warming” has become the most systematic, massive, costly fraud ever perpetrated. This is a harsh judgment, but the mounting evidence is undeniable.
Trinidadian Folklore: A Journey Into The Night
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Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Shudder Text Productions. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The Caribbean is known for its beaches, its people, and its food. The southernmost island of Trinidad is no different, but there is another side that most don't see. It's a side that only comes out in the dead of night. Join me as I describe some of the colorful folklore characters from my home land. Turn off the lights and visit with lost souls, and ruthless shape-shifters.
expressIT - A Plea For Free Speech
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Series: True freedom, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This publication "express IT" is written for freedom-loving people and dedicated to writers and speakers worldwide that are discriminated, publicly offended, oppressed, incarcerated or even killed just for expressing their mind. Alone, the fact that someone is jailed for writing or speaking freely is an unconscionable event, though many cases are known worldwide.
Space Tourism: How It Can Change Humanity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Have you ever wondered how humans will colonize space? This book addresses the major players in the private space industry, NASA’s role in privatized space tourism, how the general population will be able to travel to space sooner and what we can do to achieve a more forward-thinking society.
How To Help People Get Off Welfare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A short informative book about how we as a society have become what we are, and solutions to once again make us and our people great.
Elifin Öküzü ya da Sürprizler Kitabı
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: Turkish. Published: September 23, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Morphology
Bu kitap 1000'i aşkın Türkçe sözcüğün inanılmaz tarihini, esprili ve kolay okunur bir dille anlatıyor, her gün kullandığımız sözcüklerin aralarındaki umulmadık köken ilişkilerini gözler önüne seriyor.
Culture Briefing: Hungary - Your Guide To Hungarian Culture And Customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Hungary provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the Hungarian way of life. You'll discover their customs, family life, arts, history, politics, leisure activities and more. Whether visiting Hungary, working on a class paper or doing business with the Hungarians, Culture Briefing: Hungary will be an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: Germany - Your guide to German culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Germany provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the German way of life. You'll discover their culture, customs, family life, arts, history, politics. leisure activities and more. Whether visiting Germany, working on a class paper or doing business with the Germans, Culture Briefing: Germany will be an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: Spain - Your guide to Spanish culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Spain provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the Spanish way of life. You'll discover their culture, customs, family life, arts, history, politics. leisure activities and much more. Whether visiting Spain, working on a class paper or doing business with the Spanish, Culture Briefing: Spain will be an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: Vietnam - Your guide to Vietnamese culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Vietnam provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Vietnamese people. Whether visiting Vietnam, working on a class paper or doing business with the Vietnamese, you'll find Culture Briefing: Vietnam an invaluable resource.
Chum for Thought: Throwing Ideas into Dangerous Waters
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Price: Free! Words: 53,200. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Collected essays: The new guy in a small conservative town radiates optimism as he explores values, virtues, and his faith in personal, community, and human progress. "His writing is humorous, bold, and adventurous all at once ... channeled through a facility for language and the music of words." He is variously friend, teacher, inquisitor, and voice crying out in the wilderness.
Culture Briefing: England - Your guide to English culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: England provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the English people. Whether visiting England, working on a class paper or doing business with the English, you'll find Culture Briefing: England an invaluable resource.
Motivational Interviewing 101
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Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Motivational Interviewing is now established as an evidence-based practice in the treatment of individuals with substance use disorders. In this book we wanted to give you a simple, broad overview of the concepts of MI.
Crónicas de los perdidos
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Series: Pensamiento alternativo, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
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Crónicas de los perdidos es el quinto libro de la col·lección de pensamiento alternativo que recoge algunas experiencias más de Harter Feelsonsteel y su hija Beatriz Feelsonsteel en la nueva realiad en la que se encuentran ahora. En esta ocasión la acción tendrá lugar a pie de calzada por una parte, y por la otra en una gan ciudad. La acción y los sentimientos a flor de acero estan asegurados.
Somewhere in Oregon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,550. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A series of short stories about Oregon Giant Circles of rocks; maybe an ancient Indian astronomical observatory. A city literally made out of gold ore. A cowboy kid who outshines adult rodeo stars. Believe in Sasquatch or not, we’re always on the lookout for him! Ralph Nader’s Corvair scare debunked at a Corvair Lair.
You, Too, Are A Statesman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
A two man, one act political play defying powers and principalities in the modern age.