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Eating Our Way Toward Civilization: How food processing shaped human body, mind and cultures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
In the series of short essays the author overviews works of anthropologists, archeologists, cultural sociologists, historians and gastronomists who argue that the cooking played a significant role in human evolution and history, and sometimes even whole Empires “were built not by the sword but by the spoon”.
ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
The climate change phenomenon has contributed to severe weather disturbances over the past years, inflicting serious damage on vulnerable groups of people. This synthesis provides key lessons drawn from project evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development
A Plague of People
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Price: Free! Words: 115,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
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People fill every part of the planet, using all resources and driving other species to extinction, until further expansion is impossible. The process and consequences are fully explored here with a science-based forecast of a complete collapse by 2030. The culture change urgently required is refused by a kamikaze culture of growth controlled by a foolhardy powerful minority.
The Waves of Life: Going Against the Tide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by AZ Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
It may be in her genes, but Alyssa chooses to fight back against a rare disease called Gardner’s Syndrome. She knows what her disease is physically capable of, and what it cannot do. It may take from her body, but it can never harm her mind or heart. Gardner’s Syndrome will never take away her ability to love, overcome, or live life to its fullest. Alyssa has chosen to go against the tide.
Successful Program Evaluation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,350. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Successful Program Evaluation demystifies the subject and gives the reader tools to develop stronger programs and grant proposals. It doesn't tell how to conduct a full-scale evaluation (most professional evaluators are PhD's), but how to talk to an evaluator, how to to decide if you need one, and if not how to create simple systems to measure project success on your own.
The Poverty of Liberalism
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Wolff provides here an examination of four concepts central to liberal political concerns: Liberty, Tolerance, Loyalty, and Power. We need, Wolff states, an ideal of society more exalted than the mere acceptance of opposed interests and diverse customs. We need, moreover, a new philosophy of community, and in his last chapter Wolff undertakes to outline the first steps toward such a philosophy.
The International Political Economy of Risk: Rationalism, Calculation, and Power
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 117,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The discipline of international political economy faces a number of critical challenges at present, as it seeks to incorporate a number of relatively new issues, one of these being "risk". This captivating and enlightening study redresses the neglect of "risk" in this field by focusing on objectivist rationalism.
World Politics: Rationalism and Beyond
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book provides an overview of the entire discipline of world affairs in a way that makes immediate sense. It is also a critique of the limits that rationalism sets on how we know world affairs, showing how we might transcend these limits by augmenting rationalist research with non-rationalist techniques.
State and Class: A Sociology of International Affairs
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 110,630. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
International affairs are most commonly explained in terms of the flow of diplomatic traffic and the wealth-springs of foreign policy. This study complements the conventional debates with one cast in terms of an emerging world society.
Reason, Culture, Religion: The Metaphysics of World Politics
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 83,170. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
In Reason, Culture, Religion, Ralph Pettman calls for wider recognition of, and greater commitment to, the ‘new’ international relations, a discipline much more comprehensive and cosmopolitan than the ‘old’.
Human Behaviour and World Politics: A Transdisciplinary Introduction
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 123,580. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The work traces the history of the study of world politics, and the consequent attempt to build a science of world affairs.
China in Burma's Foreign Policy
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book traces the course of Burma’s foreign policy towards China between World War II and the 1970's.
Attaining Health Outcomes through Synergies of Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Water and sanitation issues claims lives through diseases and associated illnesses. About 3.6 million people die each year from water-related diseases. This synthesis draws key lessons from evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development Bank-financed rural water supply and sanitation projects.
Mobbing Geht Alle An
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: German. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Das Werk beschäftigt sich mit dem Thema Mobbing in Schulen. Der Autor hat in seiner Schulzeit selber Erfahrungen mit dem Thema gemacht und diese nun in einem eigenen Werk eindringlich geschildert und analysiert. Es ist ein Werk, das zum Nachdenken und zur Diskussion anregen soll.
Human Manipulation - A Handbook
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 157,710. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
"Human Manipulation" seeks to comprehensively illuminate the entire subject at all levels - personal, political and institutional. It identifies 450 distinct manipulative methods, ranging from mild interpersonal psycho-tricks to the truly sinister political conspiracies that impact the daily lives of millions. It is probably the most comprehensive handbook on the subject of manipulation anywhere.
Census Mapping in the Caribbean - A Geospatial Approach
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
The book captures work done in preparation of the 2010 World Census in the Caribbean Community member states. I conducted 19 Geographic Information System technical evaluation and assistance missions to develop tools to execute the Census in an accurate, cost efficient & timely manner. The book outlines challenges in each country and describes methods used for enhancing their capacities.
A Child's Eye View of Vampires
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Reference
Alan Leddon delights readers with this collection of exhaustively researched vampires and vampire like creatures from around the world. Explore the enormous variety of mythological and real world creatures that have been feared for centuries.
How Many Lies Are Too Many?
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Series: Gaslight Survivor, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Scarlett Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
Did he just lie to you again? Are you having an affair with a married man or woman? Do you suspect that your lover isn't being honest or faithful to you? Why do you put up with the lies? How many lies are too many before you should move on? Victoria Summit shares her experience with helping broken hearted men and women to help you spot the wolves in sheep's clothing.
Marketing im Web 2.0: Social Media für Bildungsanbieter
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Price: Free! Words: 6,560. Language: German. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Maria-Christina Nimmerfroh für pb21.de - Web 2.0 in der politischen Bildung. Herausgegeben unter einer CC-BY-Lizenz.
The Bloomers: Wise Women Creating a New World
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Bloomers book empowers women over 50 to claim their creative authority using an energetic spiritual matrix to gain self-awareness. The Bloomer woman is smart, sassy, and very savvy… the new power broker . . . but invisible until now. The mission of The Bloomers is to offer a wakeup call for women to create a world based on feminine principles using the “fire in her belly” to create change.